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Gerard Construction uses material of all types within construction and renovations we do for our customers. Tilework is one of the ways we provide flooring and other coverings, depending on the room. In fact, tile can be a very versatile material since it varies so widely in how it looks depending on a number of factors. Knowing the right tile for you can be completely custom to your home and where it will be placed.
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Once you have gone through all the steps, you have talked to our architectural and design team, you’ve found your land, you secured financing, you chatted with us multiple times over the building process, we’ve secured the punch list, then you may be wondering what is left. Besides the actual moving in and enjoying your new home by Gerard Construction, you can still count on us for years to come.
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While the closing process can mean dotting every “i” and crossing every “t” on your loan papers, Gerard Construction can also refer to a closing process in regards to the end of our build with custom home building. As your home approaches the final steps of being complete, there is still a good amount of work to be done before we are satisfied with the product.
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After getting your custom estimate from us and then securing the funds, the fun part of the process begins: the building. We aren’t exaggerating when we say we believe building homes is fun. When thinking about how we start with a conversation, move to the planning phase, see the product from the ground up, and then hand over the keys to the homeowner, it gives us a sense of purpose in what we do. However we know the home building process is daunting for many, especially when it gets to the log...
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While a homeowner to be may get bogged down on the pitch of their roof, the best orientation for windows, or the perfect shade of stain for their new stairs, often, financing is the bigger concern and frustration for many. Rarely do we have a family who is ready to pay for their home entirely out of pocket and even those families consider loans for other reasons and purposes. When building with Gerard Construction, you reap the benefits of decades of experience in finance in addition to the y...
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Everything about your experience with Gerard Construction should be custom, from the architectural plans to our interactions and even to the costs you incur. If the details and plans you are making for your new home are unique to you, then the investment you make will be unique to you as well.
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You are imaging the space you will one day live in, your new home. You have a good idea of the lot you want to build on, you have secured your financing, and you are just itching to open the front door and start working on the build itself. In your mind, you turn the knob and what you see next will depend greatly on your floor plan. In fact, before you even get to swing that door open, your floor plan will determine where the door, windows, and walkway are placed. Our team at Gerard Construction...
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Gerard Construction has experience in every component of the home building process and financing is no exception to that. In fact, our team is uniquely poised to walk alongside our customers through the process of researching and securing financing for their new custom build home. Michael Patranella spent over 24 years in banking in the Brazos Valley before founding Gerard Construction. Those years of experience help the team at Gerard to understand the three facets of financing, the constru...
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When we talk about building, we aren’t only referring to building homes. We also mean building a community. Gerard Construction is steadfast in helping people create homes in the Brazos Valley. While we love remodels and renovations, especially in giving old homes new life, building homes from the ground up and the relationship that creates between a homeowner and our team, is something we are passionate about.
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Building, fixing, repairing, and renovating is part of who we are at Gerard Construction. We love the excitement of a new project whether it’s helping a new client find land before starting on the perfect architectural drawings or gutting an existing home for an expansion of much needed space. We also love to hear about our friends and community rolling their sleeves up and getting involved in a few do-it-yourself projects. After all, who knows if you or your child that is helping you might not...
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