Texas Builders Facing Labor Shortage

Builders are saying it's hard to find help in Houston. More

A High-End Truck Toolbox

The Billy Box is made-to-order in Texas. You pick the color. You choose the... More

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Building an Efficient House in a Hot Climate

The Texas sun is blazing where I build in Austin. Here are four tips for building... More

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Flood Cleanup – 3 Steps

If you get flooded out, just remember the three D's of flood cleanup. Matt... More

Texas Coast Lawmakers Urge Windstorm Insurance Reform

Legislators from Texas coastal counties are taking another stab at reforming their state’s insurance programs to create security for hurricane-zone homeowners. More

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Wood Shingle Roof

Matt Risinger jumps at the chance to do a wood roof the right way. More

Texas Trial Lawyer Mostyn Changing the Game in Sandy Insurance Battle

An engineering firm is raided by prosecutors, an insurance company offers a full payout, and FEMA looks to settle more than a thousand cases as lawyers for homeowners start to play hardball in the Sandy flood insurance fight. And this might be just the beginning. More

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Earthquakes in Texas? It Could Happen

Dallas, Texas, got a little shaky last month. But don’t expect seismic codes there any time soon. More

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Zip Wall Tips & Advice

Matt Risinger explains how he modified a Zip Wall installation for added durability. More

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Conditioning Homes

A recipe for eliminating interior callbacks More

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