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Protecting Your Home Before a Storm Protecting Your Home Before a Storm

By Tiffany Raiford

Texas residents know what bad weather looks like. It looks like a beautiful day that suddenly turns dark and ominous. Texas residents are used to both tropical storms and tornadoes, though the latter is difficult to predict and even more difficult to prepare for since they can arrive with little notice. Inside, we offer tips on how to prep your home before the weather arrives

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5 Ways to Build for Austin's Climate 5 Ways to Build for Austin's Climate

By Roselind Hejl

Roselind Hejl of Austin, TX gives some expert advice on building specifically for Austin's unique climate.

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An Overview of Xeriscaping: An Interview with Paul Rutowski of The Austin Lawn Service An Overview of Xeriscaping: An Interview with Paul Rutowski of The Austin Lawn Service

By Paul Rutowski

Learn about the process of Xeriscaping, and its advantages with Paul Rutowski, Owner of The Austin Lawn Service.

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Roofs and the Elements: An Interview with Bryan Gonzales of Roland's Roofing Co. Inc. Roofs and the Elements: An Interview with Bryan Gonzales of Roland's Roofing Co. Inc.

By Bryan Gonzales

Bryan gives some great advice on roofing materials that will get you through winter, and even April showers!

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Choosing the Right Electrician: An Interview with William Duhon of Duhon Electric Choosing the Right Electrician: An Interview with William Duhon of Duhon Electric

By William Duhon

William explains the importance of hiring a licensed electrician, and certain qualities that they should possess!

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Your First Mortgage: An Interview with Leesa Sandoval of HomeBridge Financial Services Your First Mortgage: An Interview with Leesa Sandoval of HomeBridge Financial Services

By Leesa Sandoval

Leesa lets you know what to do before applying for your first mortgage, and how to make sure you are well versed in the terms before signing!

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Why You Might Need Custom Carpentry in Your Home: An Interview with Michelle Thomas of Michelle Thomas DESIGN Why You Might Need Custom Carpentry in Your Home: An Interview with Michelle Thomas of Michelle Thomas DESIGN

By Michelle Thomas

Michelle explains the true value of custom carpentry and where it can be of the most value in your home!

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Assessing Your Home Insurance Coverage: An Interview with Patrick Bickel of Shawn Camp Insurance, Inc. Assessing Your Home Insurance Coverage: An Interview with Patrick Bickel of Shawn Camp Insurance, Inc.

By Patrick Bickel

Patrick gives us some great basic info on home insurance coverage, and how insurers decided on your deductible.

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Finding the Best Real Estate Lawyer: An Interview with David Buono of Savrick, Schumann, Johnson, McGarr, Kaminski, & Shirley, L.L.P. Finding the Best Real Estate Lawyer: An Interview with David Buono of Savrick, Schumann, Johnson, McGarr, Kaminski, & Shirley, L.L.P.

By David Buono

David gives some great advice for first timers looking to hire a real estate lawyer, and the importance of recommendations from past clients!

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How To: Conducting a Home Remodel with Lucy T. Katz of Katz Builders, Inc. How To: Conducting a Home Remodel with Lucy T. Katz of Katz Builders, Inc.

By Lucy T. Katz

Lucy fills us in on some important questions to ask your contractor before beginning the remodeling process, and how to be better prepared.

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