Is Your Custom Home Pet-Friendly?

2021-12-17T18:17:56+00:00December 17th, 2021|

Some homes are not complete without the distant pitter-patter of clawed feet. Whether it’s a cat, dog, baby pig, iguana, or even a parrot, we cannot help but enjoy the company of our pets. But are our homes safe enough for our furry or not so furry friends? We show you how you can ensure

Positioning Your Custom Home? Here’s What You Must Consider

2021-12-17T18:14:58+00:00December 17th, 2021|

Are you building a custom home? It’s akin to painting on a plain canvas. You get to decide everything: which finishes to use, how big the house should be, what kind of tiles to use, etc. But here’s the biggest one of them all - where to position the home. Have you considered how the

Should You Get a Home Warranty For Your Custom Home?

2021-12-17T18:12:27+00:00December 17th, 2021|

We all want our homes to last the test of time. After all, these are investments that result from blood, sweat, and tears. The thought of more expenses in the future can be frustrating- that’s why people take up home warranties. But what are these, and why is getting one for your custom home a

Custom Homes: Pulling The Puzzle Apart

2021-12-17T18:09:30+00:00December 17th, 2021|

Custom homes, semi-custom homes, spec homes- the options are endless, and deciding which one is right for your space can be puzzling. How about breaking down what each home entails and making this decision easier for you? That’s precisely what this short guide covers, taking you through what we, at Hartel Homes, have in store

Giving Back To Austin

2021-12-14T19:04:25+00:00February 3rd, 2020|

Knowledge is growth. Growth breeds success. Hello friends and neighbors! We love our community and want to give back. Hartel Homes will be completing a free bathroom remodel for a Veteran in the Austin area! If you know a veteran in the area who is truly in need of a bathroom remodel either for mobility

Secrets to Hiring a General Contractor Without Getting Ripped Off

2021-12-14T19:05:15+00:00December 23rd, 2019|

Adulthood teaches us hard lessons - like the fact that not all people treat you the way you would treat them. That’s never truer than when it comes to hiring a general contractor. Most people don’t know the process for construction building...until after they’ve gone through it. By then, it’s too late for your wallet.

Inspiration For Modern Additions to Traditional Homes

2021-12-14T19:05:26+00:00November 11th, 2019|

Personal expression is as American as blue jeans - and our homes are no exception. Everything from design, landscaping, and renovation is an opportunity to make a statement. But changing or adding to your existing structure could compromise the history of your house. There may be all sorts of reasons you can’t change the look

Accessory Dwelling Units & Why You Want One

2021-12-14T19:05:39+00:00November 3rd, 2019|

God, I just wish my house was smaller. Said no one ever. In fact, the opposite is more likely true because we could all use a little more space. But it’s not just about having more. Sure, a bigger living room would be nice but it doesn’t help if you need an extra bedroom. And

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