12 04, 2017

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Ah Spring! It’s that time of year when you’re itching to get cleaning. Now is the time to open the windows and freshen up the whole house. This helpful spring cleaning checklist will help you organize the necessary tasks for your spring cleaning. Don’t worry if it takes more than a weekend or two accomplish [...]

22 03, 2017

Free Home Building Resources

If you're thinking about building a new home in Houston, you probably aren't sure where to begin. Houston is a wonderful place to build a new home, but the process can be a bit overwhelming if you've never done it before. Even if you have built a new home in Houston before, it can be a [...]

25 01, 2017

How to Help the Victims of Tornadoes in the South

At Morning Star Builders, we've been building and remodeling homes in Houston and we know how important it is to have a place at the end of the day where you can settle in with family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the recent tornadoes. As of Monday, 20 people have been [...]

18 01, 2017

Easy Things to Make Your Home More Eco Friendly

  We all want to do our best to lessen our carbon footprint, but we can’t all build new, energy efficient homes. If you live in an older home and would like to make it more eco-friendly without spending a lot of money here are some great tips for an energy efficient home. Easy Things to Make [...]

11 01, 2017

Design Trends We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

We're only two weeks into the new year and already there are some fabulous design trends we're looking forward to in 2017. Some of these design trends are carryovers from 2016 - subway tile isn't going anywhere soon, it looks fantastic, is easy to install and looks great in any home. And some of these [...]

28 12, 2016

Home Resolutions for 2017

Instead of trying to lose those last ten pounds in 2017, why not spend some time making a few home resolutions you’re likely to keep? These home resolutions for 2017 are an ideal way to save money, energy and time in the coming new year. Home Resolutions for 2017 1. Programmable Thermostat – Products like Nest paired [...]

14 12, 2016

Gift Ideas for the New Homeowner

The holidays are almost here, if you know someone who bought or built their first home this year, you're probably looking for gift ideas for the new homeowner. As home builders in Houston, we know first time homeowners have a lot on their plate while building a new custom home. This list of gift ideas [...]

9 11, 2016

Creating the Perfect Fall Tablescape

With Halloween fading into the background, At Home®, the home décor superstore, has everything customers need to create the perfect atmosphere for entertaining guests this fall. Tablescapes oftentimes are the centerpiece for décor in the home, and big holidays like Thanksgiving are no exception. Key trends At Home revealed in October, including the use of pumpkins, gold and faux fur [...]

20 10, 2015

Start Planning for the Holidays Now to Reduce Stress Later

Hard to believe but the holiday season is nearly upon it. It might not be Halloween yet, but already I'm getting emails about holiday must have gifts so it has to be just around the corner. The holidays are a stressful time because we have such high expectations for everyone to have a wonderful time [...]

2 12, 2014

High Tech Gadgets for your Home

The holidays are right around the corner and if you need great gift ideas for the homeowner who has everything then take a look at these really cool, high tech gadgets for the home. Touch Screen Deadbolt Lock - The days of getting locked out of your home because you lost your keys (or forgot [...]