This is part 1 in our new series, “How did they do that?” This video shows how we installed a 1,200-pound (that’s one thousand two hundred pounds!) solid granite sink / countertop into an upstairs game room. It was way too heavy to lift; so you’ll notice the use of a crane and several other unique pieces of equipment, many of which were custom built just for the day of installation. Enjoy!
You’re shopping for the perfect place to build your luxury home in the Hill Country. The thought of buying a raw tract of land can be intimidating, given all the considerations. Buying a lot or acreage tract is different than buying an existing home but similar rules apply to both transactions. Here are some issues…
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…
One of the really cool items we saw at the International Builder’s Show was this digital golf simulator by Full Swing Golf.
Choosing a custom home builder can be daunting. In Texas, there is no licensing or ‘watchdog agency’ to which consumers can turn if building the home of their dreams turns into a nightmare. This is how the consumer can end up with a situation similar to what Sandra Bullock experienced in Austin in 2004 (www.people.com)….
Ryan just posted this great video from the site of our our 2011 Luxury Home Show. Have you ever wondered how that cool driveway was created? You know, the one that looks like pavers, but it’s not. It’s probably stamped concrete, and this video shows how we built it. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2fAZy_FgvQ&sns=em
According to the website MarriageBuilders.com, a healthy marriage is built on the willingness of each spouse to meet the others’ emotional needs, to do “what it takes to make each other happy.” The reason marriages fail is that they “succumb to…competing interests. Instead of meeting each other’s emotional needs, they meet the needs of little Sally, or the production manager. Or they decide to buy a new home or car which forces them to work more hours and spend less quality time with each other” (source: MarriageBuilders.com). So, before you sign on the dotted line, ask yourself these questions.