Helpful Informational Links


 Foundation damage guide 

Foundation repair guide   

Single Ply Roofing Institute
Cedar Shakes and Shingles Bureau  

Asphalt Roofing Manufacturer's Association   

Texas Lathing & Plastering Contractors (TLPC)
Exterior Design Institute (EIFS / Stucco)
Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Structural Insulated Panels
The Brick Industry Association
ACME Brick 

Tyvek house wrap installation specifications   

Walls & Windows
Shear Max Panel
Hardy Frame (shear panels)
Pella Windows
Simpson Strong-Tie
James Hardie
Georgia Pacific
Louisiana Pacific  



Visual Interpretation for stair building code 

Wood deck 

Wood deck construction code interpretation 

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  Aluminum Wiring

Federal Pacific Panelboard    

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute  ASHRAE 

Plumbing Web 

Polybutylene Piping 

Galvanized steel pipes 

Natural Gas Suppliers Association
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
Swimming Pools
National Swimming Pool Foundation
The Master Pools Guild
Septic Systems
Septic System Maintenance
Home Buyer's Guide to Septic Systems

Asbestos Information

Safety & Prevention

National Fire Sprinkler Association Homepage
NFPA Codes & Standards Server Home 

Fireplace Manufacturer Links Page  

Online Home Energy Book 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   

Regulatory Agencies
Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)
Texas Department of Insurance
EPA's Indoor Air Quality Home Page
Occupational Safety and Health  

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Association of State Floodplain Managers 

Flood Plain Information

Real Estate Misc
Texas A&M Real Estate Center 

Houston Association of Realtors 

Do - It - Yourself  

Texas Real Estate Commission Consumer Protection Notice  CN1-2.pdf