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Jul 28

Building vs. buying

Building vs. buying

There are many reasons why you should consider building new vs. buying an existing home.

Construction Quality: modern construction methods and technology mean a more structurally sound home, and the warranty that backs a newly-built home means more peace of mind for you and your family.

Lower Cost of Ownership: more …

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Jul 24

Decorating with Cool Turquoise

Decorating with Cool Turquoise

The word turquoise comes from the French for Turkish, as the gem was originally imported from Turkey. The first recorded use of turquoise as a color name in English was in 1573. In many cultures of the Old and New Worlds, this gemstone has been esteemed for thousands of years as …

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Jul 21

Future Rough Hollow Home For Sale

Future Rough Hollow Home For Sale

This Santa Barbara style custom home, designed and to-be-built by Jenkins Custom Homes, will be located in Rough Hollow’s exclusive Water’s Edge neighborhood in Lakeway. Situated atop a hill with unobstructed views of Lake Travis, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3,700 sq ft home is all about entertaining and …

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Jul 16

The best shade trees

The best shade trees

Benjamin Mejia, owner of Sunshine Landscape Design, share his tips for selecting the perfect shade tree.

Hello friends, in this month’s blog we are going to talk about the trees that are best for shade. When it comes to choosing a tree, there are a lot of factors to consider. …

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Jul 14

What is a rain garden?

What is a rain garden?

A rain garden is a shallow, vegetated depression designed to absorb and filter runoff from hard (impervious) surfaces like roofs, sidewalks, and driveways. Rain gardens are usually planted with colorful native plants and grasses.They not only provide an attractive addition to the yard, but also help to conserve water and …

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Jun 23

What makes us different

What makes us different

1. Our People

Among its team members, the Jenkins team boasts over 110 years of design and construction experience! An extensive hiring process, along with the high standards set by existing team members, make it possible to attract and maintain the top talent in the custom home building industry. Jenkins …

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Jun 20

2014 Lakeway Waterfront Custom Home on Lake Travis

2014 Lakeway Waterfront Custom Home on Lake Travis

Designed by Jay Tassin and built by Jenkins Custom Homes. The owners wanted a warm, contemporary design with clean lines and natural materials. Optimizing views was essential, but they also sought privacy from the street, livability and efficiency in the warm Texas climate. The insulated, angled …

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Jun 18

Custom home to-be-built at 405 Rough Hollow Cove

Custom home to-be-built at 405 Rough Hollow Cove

Have you been waiting for the perfect opportunity to build your dream home? Well, wait no longer. 405 Rough Hollow Cove is the stunning design of Jenkins Custom Homes and combines both luxury and supreme livability. Nestled within Rough Hollow and boasting views of Lake Travis, …

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