Remodelers Council President

Larry Abbott is serving as the 2018 President of the Greater Houston Builders Association Remodelers Council. The GHBA Remodelers Council (RMC) is an organization of remodelers and industry associates  dedicated to the promotion of excellence and professionalism within the organization, and public awareness of the Remodelers Council. This is achieved through education, certification and service to… Read More

Breathe easier with livable remodeling

Published in the November 19th, 2017 edition of the Houston Chronicle. All remodeling projects generate dust. Air quality is a vital concern for homeowners who are undertaking a renovation especially if someone suffers from health problems such as asthma, allergies or other lung problems. Even if the dust is completely harmless, it still is a… Read More

Abbott Contracting BBB 2017 Winner of Distinction Award

Abbott Contracting has won a BBB 2017 Award for Excellence- Winner of Distinction for the thir year in a row1 On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the BBB and the BBB Education Foundation honored BBB Accredited Businesses and Charity Members at a luncheon at the Bayou City Event Center. At this event members were recognized for excellence… Read More

Make home presentable for sale

The following article was written by Larry Abbott and appeared in the March 26, 2017 issue of the Houston Chronicle. When preparing to sell your home, you will need to make it presentable and attractive to buyers. Think about what projects will appeal to the widest range of buyers. Focus on fixing things that are… Read More

Houston Chronicle article by Larry Abbott – Aging-in-Place Solutions

Article written by Larry Abbott “Aging-in-Place Solutions require home modifications” published in Sunday, February 19th issue of the Houston Chronicle. As parents age it is likely they will want to stay in their home as long as possible. Often one or both can no longer get upstairs or have loss of mobility and they may… Read More

Residential Construction Designation – Larry Abbott

Larry Abbott has recently received the Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS) Designation from the Home Builders Institute. This designation enhances the knowledge and skills of home job-ready superintendent, from project management and working with trade contractors to planning, scheduling and customer relations, building or remodeling site field professionals… Read More

Texas Home and Garden Article

Excerpt from an article written by Larry Abbott, published on the Texas Home and Garden website on January, 5th, 2017. In the heat of Houston summer, you may still want to enjoy time outdoors. The shade of a covered outdoor living space is one of the best ways to stay cool in summer. There are several… Read More

Remodeling with Safety in Mind article

Article written by Larry Abbott, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, Lead Safe Certified Firm which appeared on Nov 8, 2016 on texashomeandgarden.com The most important and often overlooked aspect of remodeling is the care and safety of your home throughout the duration of the project. For good reason, many homeowners are fearful of having workmen in their… Read More