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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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Whether you are decorating extra for the holidays or simply want a warm and inviting feel to your home, Gerard Construction has tips on how to make your favorite rooms or entire house feel cozy. Especially during the winter months, we tend to want to create an atmosphere of warmth and depth for ourselves and for our guests.
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Custom home building can be a fun process in building your dreams into a reality. Breaking ground, pouring foundation, framing, choosing all of the interior design, and picking where things will go are, while sometimes stressful, enjoyable for our homeowners and, honestly, for us. One part of the home building process that can be less enjoyable are the considerations of your budget, especially as costs increase. Gerard Construction is here to help you navigate every step of the way and we unders...
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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.
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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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When a family considers building a custom home, they may jump hundreds of steps down the process to picking out paint colors and adding in their favorite pieces of furniture. Custom home building takes time and before Gerard Construction even breaks ground, there are questions you need to ask.
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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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While not immediately noticeable, the backsplash of your kitchen is a great way to add interest and a pop of color as you think about the design aspects of the space. While you will want to think about your cabinet color or stain and structure when you are choosing your backsplash, there are so many options to consider. Gerard Construction can help you choose a perfect backsplash on your new build or on the renovation you are contemplating for your home.
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