Jan 27

You Choose the Topics: 2015 Educational Seminar Series

You Choose: 2015 Educational Seminar Series

We need your help. As we are gearing up for our 2015 Educational Seminar Series, we would like to know what you want to learn about. Also, what day/times work best for you? Some topic ideas include:

  • Future-proofing Your Home (technology)
  • Alternative Energy
  • The Custom Home Design/Build Process
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Jan 26

Jenkins Custom Homes Receives Best of Houzz 2015 Award

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Jenkins Custom Homes Best of Houzz 2015

Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World

[Austin, Texas, USA] January 22, 2015 – Jenkins Custom Homes of Austin, Texas has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading …

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Jan 20

6 reasons why everyone is moving to Austin, Texas

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6 reasons why everyone is moving to Austin

Austin, TX is the nation’s fastest growing city, with 150 people moving to the city nearly every day.

#1: A booming economy with no signs of slowing.

#2: One of the nation’s hottest tech start-up scenes.

#3: An incredibly high quality of life.

#4: A great place for …

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Jan 16

Simple ways to discourage break ins

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How to discourage burglars

1. Don’t trust someone just because your recognize them.

A burglar could look familiar. They might have been cleaning your carpet, painting your shutters or delivering your new refrigerator last week. Perhaps they made a trip to the restroom while you were working in the yard and unlatched the window …

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Jan 08

Landscaping advice for January

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Landscaping advice January

Happy New Year to all of our friends and family. It feels good getting back to business after the long holidays. To start the year off on the right foot, our friends at Sunshine Landscape Design would like to give some landscaping advice on what to do and not to do during …

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Dec 11

Traditions to start with your family this Christmas

Traditions to start with your family this Christmas

Believe in the magic of the season. To make Christmas even more highly anticipated and memorable, begin these new traditions ASAP!

1. Check out your local Christmas lights.

If you live in Austin, you know what this means… Trail of Lights! Celebrating over 50 years, the Trail of Lights …

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Dec 10

4 holiday home hazards

Holiday home hazards

Your safety, health and happiness are important to us. We have put together a list of holiday hazards so that you can protect your family and your home this holiday season.

1. Christmas Trees

The very ancient custom of a Christmas tree exalts the value of life; as in Winter, an …

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Dec 04

Is it wood or is it tile?

Wood or tile

Remember the commercial, “Is it live, or is it Memorex”? The question now is, “Is it wood, or is it tile”? Ceramic wood is one of the hottest new trends in floor covering today. While it isn’t a renewable resource, it’s extremely functional, durable, and attractive. Have you always wanted the …

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