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Find the right fit when choosing remodeler

Find the right fit when choosing remodeler Finding the right fit when choosing remodeler is an article written by John Gillette of Craftsmanship By John. It was published in the October 27, 2019 edition of the Houston Chronicle. We’ve all…

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Master Bath Remodel Houston Chronicle

Master Bath Remodel Houston Chronicle Bathrooms are functional spaces, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a statement with design.  Right now, the most popular design styles for bathrooms are transitional and contemporary.  Transitional design is a blend of modern…

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Kitchen Design Trends of 2018

Kitchen Design Trends of 2018 Kitchen design trends prove that kitchens are beyond just a gathering point in your home – they are the epicenter. Here are some design trends that will likely set your space apart. Many home owners…

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Green Remodeling

Green Remodeling Families remodel their homes for many different reasons. It may be to save money on utility bills, to redesign the space to better suit the family’s current lifestyle, or to be better stewards of our natural resources.  …

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Remodeling Older Homes

Remodeling Older Homes This article “Address Issues Before Remodeling Older Homes” was written by John Gillette and published in the Houston Chronicle on March 4th 2018. The attraction of buying and living in an older home that has features from a…

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Is Custom Cabinetry Right For You?

Custom Cabinetry Is It Right For You? Sometimes you have a remodeling idea that can’t be bought ready-made. Right now there are dominant remodeling trends in kitchen and bathroom cabinetry choices for homeowners. Consider custom cabinetry. While simple, clean, streamlined…

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Outdoor Entertaining Spaces Add Warm-Weather Flair

Outdoor Entertaining Spaces Add War Weather Flair This Outdoor Entertaining Spaces article contains an interview with John Gillette and was published in Houston Chronicle March 25, 2017- House to Home Section. When spring rapidly transforms into summer, it’s time to…

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John Gillette featured in Texas Builder Magazine

John Gillette featured in Texas Builder Magazine We are proud to have been featured in the Nov/Dec Issue of Texas Builder Magazine. The photos pictured on the cover and on the index page feature award winning projects by CBJ. The…

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Modern Kitchen Houston Chronicle Article

Modern Kitchen Houston Chronicle Article Excerpt of an article “Whats cooking in today’s modern kitchen?” that appeared in the Houston Chronicle on October 6, 2016 featuring modern kitchen Houston project photos from Craftsmanship By John. Interior design trends change over…

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3D Design Remodeling

3D Design Remodeling “The 3 C’s of 3D design revealed” was written by Aaron Lytal, Craftsmanship by John and published in the Houston Chronicle on July 1, 2016. With the advances of modern technology, building has become a more technical…

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CBJ named Finalist in the Star Awards

CBJ named Finalist in the Star Awards Craftsmanship By John has been for named finalists for the 2015 Texas Association of Builders’ Star Awards! The Texas Association of Builders annual Star Awards competition showcases the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, and sales,…

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Home office should be planned carefully

Home office should be planned carefully A home office is becoming less of a luxury and more of a necessity with more people telecommuting or running their own businesses from their homes. The number of Americans who work from home…

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Universal design and aging in place

Universal design and aging in place Universal design, aging-in-place remodeling article written by John Gillette and published in the Houston Chronicle on Jan 27, 2013. Universal design and aging-in-place feature differences Homeowners wanting to customize their homes for their needs…

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Craftsmanship by John named 2013 Top 500 Remodelers

Craftsmanship by John named 2013 Top 500 Remodelers Craftsmanship By John has received the honor of making the 2013 Qualified Remodeler Top 500 List.  Our acceptance into this elite group of the Top 500 Remodelers in the county is based…

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John Gillette serves as HomeAid Houston Captain

John Gillette serves as HomeAid Houston Captain HomeAid Houston and Remodeler Captain John Gillette with Craftsmanship by John joined the Open Door Mission to dedicate the completion of renovations at the Mission’s East End location.

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John Gillette 2012 President of Remodelers Council

John Gillette 2012 President of Remodelers Council A long time GHBA member, John Gillette, GMB, CGR, CAPS is owner of Craftsmanship by John   Inc., a construction company specializing in remodeling.  In addition to the GHBA board John will lead…

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Remodeler of the Year 2012

Remodeler of the Year 2012 GHBA NAMES INDUSTRY’S ‘OF THE YEAR’ AWARD WINNERS FOR 2012 January 24, 2013 – The Greater Houston Builders Association recently announced their “Of the Year” award winners for 2012 Volume Builder, Custom Builder, Developer, Remodeler…

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