While lumber, drywall, shingles, and concrete remain as the essential components of any home building project, the way a builder implements them is changing. Technology in construction continues to evolve — these days, “tools” such as tablets and electronic headgear are becoming as important as hammers and nails on the job site. In this post, we’ll explore five of the latest innovations in building technology and how they’re impacting the construction process. 1. Drones The use of drones — those small, pilotless aircraft that started out strictly as military tools — is now common at many construction sites. You can … Read more »

Are you a builder in the state of Texas? If so, we have great news for you! Read on to find out about our newest Texas warranty. Until this year, Texas builders only had the option to purchase a 10-year new home warranty. But just recently, the TX legislature approved a reduced-time-period warranty type: the 6-year New Home Warranty. You can read about the Statue of Repose and related legal ramifications here. The Texas 6-year warranty is broken into a 2+4 format, in which the builder is responsible for specific items during years 1 and 2 of the warranty, and … Read more »