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Chesmar Homes to break ground on Benefit home in Lago Mar

Chesmar Homes will be breaking ground on Nov. 5 in the Texas City community of Lago Mar as it begins construction of its seventh Greater Houston Builders Association Benefit Home. Land Tejas donated the homesite, which is their 18th lot donation to the Benefit Homes Project, a 40-year-old charity fundraiser of the GHBA.

Their team of vendors and suppliers have already begun committing donations of materials and services to construct the home. These donations will ensure that, when the house sells at market value, proceeds will go to two local charities, HomeAid Houston and Operation Finally Home. Since the fundraiser began 40 years ago, nearly 12 million dollars has been raised.

Vendors and suppliers who are committed include: Builders Post Tension, Crossville, DataSmart, Boan-NuTone, Houston Window Fashions, Templar Electric, Houston Hurricane, The Ark Cast Stone, Austin Windstorm Construction and Stewart Door Company.

“Our vendors and suppliers are one of the

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How the Boost in Home Improvement Might Benefit the Packaged-Food Industry


While stuck inside during the pandemic, plenty of people have decided to spruce up their surroundings.

The result has been great for home improvement retailers such as Home Depot, Lowe’s and Ace Hardware, which have seen sales spike as the nation shelters in place. But the time and money people are putting into their homes now could have long-term benefits for a completely different industry—packaged-food manufacturers.

Sean Connolly, CEO of Conagra Brands, maker of Duncan Hines cakes, Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn and Slim Jim meat snacks, believes that even when a vaccine arrives and restaurants begin running at full capacity again, people will feel pulled toward spending more time around the house because of all the upgrades they’ve made to their kitchens, furniture and entertainment systems.

“Now that they’ve made these investments into nesting or cocooning—whatever you want to call it—we expect they’re going to want to get a return on

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How Will Your Home Benefit From A Kitchen Renovation?

When it comes to planning a kitchen renovation, many homeowners want to understand the supposed benefits that they will receive before locking any decision in for sure. The main reason for this is seeing whether the renovation will be worth the cost or whether they would be better of spending the money elsewhere around the house. Fortunately, there are a number of benefits that your kitchen will receive.

  • Cleans up your house: The main complaint of many homeowners is that their home feels dirty and messy. After undertaking a kitchen renovation, however, you will find that the space feels instantly cleaned up and fresh, making for a much more enjoyable cooking experience.
  • Increases home appeal: If you are in the process of selling your home, you will want to increase its appeal in any way possible. By giving your kitchen a makeover, you will find that the new look is
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