27 Jul, 2023 |
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Energy efficiency is no longer enough for most homebuilders or renovators. By following these tips by Gerard Construction, you can build an energy-efficient home that will save you money on your energy bills and reduce your environmental impact.
Warmer months are here, and your home can still be enjoyed, just in different ways than the cool fall or cozy winter months. Your home also needs a little attention in the summer to ensure that everything is in tip-top shape and ready to bear the heat as well as you do. Gerard Construction has ideas and tips to assist in making your home summer ready before hitting the beaches, lounging by the pool, and firing up the grill.1. Put away the winter items.You can adapt this process according to your...
Our Gerard Construction team will be among the first to admit that there are a number of hot days around the corner. The August heat beats down on us whether we are helping you plot out the best placement for a new build on your acreage, or if we are measuring space for the new addition to your existing home. Seeing that, here are a few landscaping ideas to consider as you head outdoors to enjoy all your home has to offer.
While our area may get another small cold front or two, spring is definitely here in the Brazos Valley. Gerard Construction is available to help with your new home build or large renovation you may need, but there are some tasks around the home that you can tackle as part of a weekend. These tasks will help lengthen the life of your home and help your home look it’s best.
Maybe you aren’t quite ready for a full renovation with Gerard Construction, but your kitchen or bathroom is in desperate need for a face lift. Our team has a few ideas for what you can do to upgrade your cabinets on a long weekend, or you can call in our contractor team to help. These ideas can be as budget friendly or as invested as you want and can provide good insight to what you may want our team to build for you in the long run.
While the most important aspect of design is you being comfortable and happy with the design elements you choose for your home, it is always fun to explore what trends are up and coming. This is especially true if you don’t have any ideas for what you do or don’t like. The entire team at Gerard Construction loves to look at new ideas and trends for the homes you are custom designing to the homes we are building out ourselves to put on the market. We can’t help but feel excited about what is c...
In addition to the hundreds of choices you may consider when thinking about your next home, you have to consider some larger questions from the start. Choices like location, style, and size are important to think through before you pick cabinetry and colors. Before those questions are even asked, you need to decide whether you want to build or buy. Gerard Construction can help you think through advantages and disadvantages to both of these options.
There are many components that go into building or renovating a home, some that are more visible than others. The exterior of your home has a lot to say, in the immediate impression and style it offers. Each material Gerard Construction uses for your home has its own benefits and characteristics that you should consider before making your final choice.
When you are building a home or doing a remodel with Gerard Construction, we will walk you through parts of the construction process you never really thought about. While you may have Pinterest boards filled with cabinet hardware, wall colors, and your favorite types of flooring, we doubt there is much about which type of insulation you prefer.
When we say Gerard Construction can help you through every step of the build process, we mean just that. We have experience and expertise on our team for building, renovating, designing, and even in helping you acquire your land.