Top Home Landscaping Trends for 2018

Recently, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) conducted the 2018 edition of the Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey, and the results were interesting, but not surprising.  Landscape architects (808 participants) were surveyed from February 22, 2018 through March 8, … Continue reading

Top Texas Pool Builders – May 2018

Last month, there was a combined total of 755 new swimming pool permits with a total value of approximately $38.5M added to the HBW database for Texas (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio).  Out of the four major metro areas reviewed, … Continue reading

Five Free Apps for Managing Contacts On-the-Go

If you subscribe to HBW, you’ve got construction leads, new leads every day – Now, it’s a matter of managing them.  While there are numerous options for contact management software and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems, from simple to robust, … Continue reading

Texas Home Building Report – May 2018

HBW’s report on Texas residential permitting activity for the month of May 2018. Texas housing starts experienced a month-over-month dip in May having an approximate decrease of 8% since April. From the four major metro areas reviewed (Dallas, Houston, Austin, … Continue reading

Preparing for Hurricane Season

Just this week, the Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began (June 1st), and it is essential that you and your crews are prepared for severe weather conditions. As we all know, hurricanes can devastate areas for months, even years.  According to … Continue reading