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We know there are financial issues across the board that have people worried about what their future may hold. There are also a number of questions about how someone could build their dream home during what could be described as “lean times.” Gerard Construction knows that finances are a huge obstacle to overcome in buying a home, much less building your dream home.
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Heat or not, we love spending time in our outdoor spaces and barbequing and grilling is part of that. Gerard Construction knows the essentials you need to make your next BBQ, whether it is just your immediate family or if it is a gathering of neighbors, friends, and colleagues, the best it could be.
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Our Gerard Construction team knows you have probably thought about what your flooring should look like, but choosing the best flooring goes far beyond aesthetics. There are a number of components you should take into consideration when choosing the right flooring.
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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.
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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...
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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. The materials we build with are best suited for the Brazos Valley and the climate here, considering that, while design is important in choosing a...
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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. Insulation is typically installed in the attic and in the exterior walls. According to homereference.net, the attic is the cause of 25% of a home’s heat...
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Gathering together is an idea important for many homeowners and is especially true as we enter into the holiday season where doors are opened for friends, family, and loved ones. Once they enter through that open door though, what do you do if your home is sectioned off, rather than with the open concept floor plan you wish you had? Gerard Construction has ideas for your next remodel to take down walls and rebuild space to create the larger and more open space you are looking for.
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Shiplap rocketed into the design world a few years ago and exploded into many shows, magazines, and homes across the country. While there are some great features to this design trend, it can be overdone or done wrong, either one causing issues as you plan your renovation. Our designer, Jennifer, has some tips and tricks for you while Gerard Construction is walking you through your build, or as you are thinking about your next redesign for your home.
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Of all the details people may imagine about building their dream home or renovating their existing home, cabinet hardware may not be high on the list of things to consider ahead of time. The truth is, cabinet hardware can make a difference in a subtle way to your bathroom, kitchen, or other areas where Gerard Construction has included cabinetry. Here are a few tips our construction and design team recommend for your home.
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