Custom Home Builder’s Blog

Jenkins is named the 2015 Custom Builder of the Year by the Texas Association of Builders. Austin Business Journal article highlights company’s success. The  Texas  Association  of  Builders  announced  and  presented  the  2015 Star Award Winners on July 30, 2015, at  the  Gaylord  Texas Resort  and  Convention Center.  The  highly-­coveted  Star   Awards  are  given  annually […]

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Why Buy New? 9 Benefits of new homes Whether you are moving to a new area for work opportunities, sizing-up or planning for retirement and an empty nest, it’s important to weigh the benefits of deciding to buy new against purchasing an inventory home.  A new custom home presents some great opportunities and unique advantages […]

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Sherwin-Williams has announced Alabaster as their 2016 paint color of the year. Alabaster (SW 7008) is a paint color which symbolizes new beginnings and clean slates.  In a time of interconnected commotion and over stimulation, Alabaster offers a feeling of solace and peaceful revival to weary minds. “Alabaster represents a straightforward and necessary shift to mindfulness. It […]

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Lake Austin Build Along – Foundations The Lake Austin build is progressing very nicely. Here is an update on our progress. One of the most critical parts of any new construction project is the foundation. A total of 83 pilings were driven for the foundation of our Lake Austin home last week. All structural parts […]

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The holiday season is in full swing and December will bring holiday guests to your home. Now is a great time to clear the clutter out of your guest rooms, fluff those pillows and make your home ready for special visitors. These decoration and preparation pointers will help you plan and pull off a great […]

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Lake Austin Build Along Our steel piling just arrived for our new project on Lake Austin.  According to our geotechnical report, these pilings should average 53′ in depth before they finally come to rest on stable limestone bedrock.  Most people don’t know that Austin sits on a natural fault line (I learned that while on a […]

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