Contributors

We invite professionals in the home and garden industries to submit informative articles subject to editorial acceptance and review.  For more info please refer to submittal guidelines.

Stacy Argo

A-Plus Glass Services

     A-Plus Glass Services has been servicing the Houston, TX community since 1994. Owner, Dan Argo wanted to start a company that focuses on quality and customer service. Dan is a skilled glazier with an eye for design.  Our employees have been with us for many years, are highly experienced and share our dedication to providing exceptional customer service. When you choose A-Plus Glass Services for your frameless glass shower doors, flat glass projects such as mirrors, tabletops, windows and doors you can be assured that you will get the design, products and installation exactly the way you want.

Larry Abbott

Abbott Contracting

     Larry Abbott is the owner of Abbott Contracting in Houston, Texas.  Abbott Contracting provides home remodeling to the Southwest Houston communities of Bellaire, West University, Southside Place, Meyerland and Braes Heights.  Larry started as a carpenter after college and in 1986 started his own company. Larry is the 2018 President of the Greater Houston Builders Association’s Remodelers Council.  He is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist from the National Association of Home Builders as well as a Residential Construction Superintendent from the Home Builders Institute. He is an active member of the community and volunteers his services at hospitals and his church and for other professional and charitable organizations.

David Miller

Commack Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Dr. David Miller is an oral surgeon located in Commack, New York.  As an Oral Surgeon, Dr. Miller is trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases of the gums, teeth, and jaw. He provides treatment including dental implants, wisdom tooth removal, jaw surgery, orthognathic surgery, tumor resection, revision procedures for TMJ, anatomical modeling, oral sedation and Rembrandt whitening.

Joanne Bechhoff

GB Construction

 

Gary and Joanne Bechhoff founded G.B. Construction back in 1986. With an eye for detail and a passion for architecture they take pride in delivering a product that exceeds the expectations of their clients. Making this their focus, they successfully built an award winning company which services Nassau and Suffolk Counties in New York.

John Gillette

Craftsmanship By John, Inc.

     John Gillette, is the Founder and President of Craftsmanship By John, Inc.  in Houston, TX.    John opened his business in 1992 as a one man operation, determined to provide the quality he was taught with attention to detail as well as the customer’s needs and wants. John served on the 2012 GHBA board of directors and also led the 2012 Remodelers Council as president. John Gillette has obtained a number of certifications through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Craftsmanship by John, Inc. provides home remodeling services, including: home additions, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, outdoor living spaces, custom cabinetry designed and built in their on-site shop.

Jesse Engebretson

Green Edge Sprinklers

     Jesse Engebretson is the owner of Greenedge Sprinklers in Houston, TX.  Greenedge Sprinklers, LLC provides lawn sprinkler and irrigation services include sprinkler repairs, upgrades and maintenance needs for residential and commercial properties in Houston, Katy, Cypress and surrounding areas. Licensed Irrigator Jesse Engebretson has been servicing Houston since 2004 and brings his expertise to the jobsite every time. He speaks English and Spanish and takes classes to keep up to date with the latest methods of lawn irrigation management and water conservation. Greenedge Sprinklers, LLC is proud to be an accredited member of the Greater Houston and South Texas Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

Lorraine Hart

Ideal Consulting Services

     Ideal Consulting Services provides systems designed to enhance and improve the following aspects of your business: profitability, marketing, sales, employees, finance, quality, time management and planning. To find out more about our consulting services, fill out the form on our contact page.

Dan Marshall

Innovative Skylights

     Dan Marshall of Innovative Skylights and Attics in Houston, TX is a Christian who believes in conducting business with integrity. The company has been bringing light into the homes and lives of our customers throughout the Greater Houston area since 1999. Innovative Skylights and Attics has been in business for 15 years and has received yearly service awards for outstanding customer service. Innovative Skylights and Attics is part of the Greater Houston Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders, committed to upholding the professional standards of these associations. Dan has also served as an officer on the Board of the Remodelers Council for many years. Innovative Skylights is a Velux  5 star skylight installer.

Steven Kennaugh

Jack Berleth & Sons

     For 70 years (and counting), and spanning three generations, Jack Berleth & Sons, Inc. has adhered to the old world tradition of quality craftsmanship and superior service that we have built our reputation on. From the company’s inception back in 1947, when Jack Berleth himself came here with his two sons from Germany, to our current leadership under Steven Kennaugh, the one constant the company always keeps at the forefront of its mission is complete customer satisfaction.

Dan Bawden

Legal Eagle Contractors

     We offer professional design and construction services ranging from small improvements, maintenance and repair, to complete additions. We enjoy an established reputation for excellence based on enhanced communication with our clients, competitive prices, clean jobsites, creative design, quality craftsmanship and materials, trustworthy courteous crews, and many satisfied clients! In fact, the vast majority of our projects come directly from our existing clients.

Robert Krendel

R.A. Krendel Contracting, Inc.

     Bob Krendel started out in the remodeling business in 1982 while in college. Bob had always enjoyed working with his hands and it seemed like a great way to earn a living while doing something he loved. He earned degrees in Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineering while continuing to build his remodeling business’ reputation.

Robert Boyle

RB Irrigation

     Robert Boyle is the owner of RB Irrigation in Westhampton Beach, NY.  RB Irrigation has been providing professional lawn sprinkler systems on Eastern Long Island including East Hampton, Southampton, Bridgehampton, Westhampton and Montauk since 1999. Robert who prefers to be called “RB” is the current President of the Irrigation Association of New York.   RB has extensive education and years of experience to draw upon – the keys to effective water conservation and management.  RB Irrigation is insured and licensed. The company uses only high-quality products and labor and employs the most reliable and professional lawn sprinkler system specialists, to endure that customers are getting the best service to ensure optimum lawn sprinkler system performance and customer satisfaction.

Shawn Vacek

Remodelers of Houston

     Shawn Vacek, President of Remodelers of Houston and Vanessa Vacek Vice President are native Houstonians. Remodeler of Houston is a design build remodeling company.  Shawn Vacek has obtained a number of certifications through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Remodelers of Houston’s cost-saving 3-D design computer modeling system allows you to see what the finished remodeling or project will look like before the project is even started. They handle all aspects of the remodeling process saving their customers considerable time and hassle. Whether your Houston remodeling project is a kitchen or bathroom remodel, a whole house renovation or an extension, Remodelers of Houston welcomes the opportunity to help you fulfill your dreams for your home. 

Kevin Vick

Vick Construction & Remodeling 

     Kevin Vick is the owner of Vick Construction & Remodeling in Sugar Land, TX.  Kevin provides full service remodeling to the surrounding area including Memorial, Mid-Town, Near Town, River Oaks and the Heights.   Kevin’s skills are born from hands-on experience in multiple trades from foundations to finishes. His strong suits are organization of the jobs and effective communication with the clients and tradesmen. Kevin served as the 2017 President of the Greater Houston Builders Association’s Remodelers Council. He is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Certified Graduate Remodeler, and Certified Green Professional from the National Association of Home Builders. He has Organized and participated in charitable projects though his church and through professional organizations.