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Advice based on THA’s longtime experience in the construction business.
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Hands On Operation
Close personal attention to make sure all your needs are met.
Part 1 – Electrical In the next three posts I’ll discuss systems – electrical, plumbing, and mechanical (heating, venting, and air conditioning – HVAC). I call them systems, because more than anything else these are either the moving parts themselves, or the mechanism...read more
Bathroom Basics You open the bathroom door, walk in, and it hits you… No, not the smell - I mean the tile countertop… the way it looks. It’s old, and the grout is stained and chipped and ugly (or the laminate top is scratched and/or peeling away) – not to mention that...read more
I want to add a room onto my house… should I, or is there another option? This house is too small, we need more room. It just feels cramped in here. We’re pregnant! The kids need a playroom and creative space. Mom’s getting old, and needs to move in with us. I’m ready...read more
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THA consultant Benny Rowe
is a native Austinite, and long time woodworker, carpenter, contractor, and musician in the Heart of Texas. He has consulted on most every kind of remodeling project in the last 40 years, gaining the high respect of the local and regional communities… and Benny knows Austin.