GHBA Member Profiles
Please help us welcome GHBA's newest members. And remember, when doing business, call on a member first!
Refine Manufacturing and Design
Refine Manufacturing and Design specializes in the custom fabrication of wood, metal, glass and more. With an office located inside the loop and a 10,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Refine provides unmatched personalized service to the greater Houston area.
Refine has become the go-to resource for custom home builders, providing a “broad scope view” of any custom project. If your project entails custom stainless interior/exterior railing, hand-crafted “live edge” furniture, unique hardwood doors with waterjet-cut glass inserts, light fixtures or wall treatments that literally make heads turn…you know who to call!
To learn more, visit: www.refinemfg.com
Al Thurmond Agency, Inc.
Complete Insurance Service
Al Thurmond Agency, Inc. is one of Houston’s premier independent insurance agencies specializing in employee benefits as well as commercial property and casualty insurance. We also provide personal lines insurance for individuals who want to protect their hard earned assets.
Our mission is to provide unparalleled customer service to our valued clients while striving to offer the best coverage with a quality insurance carrier at a competitive cost. We realize that our clients depend on us and we welcome the challenge of handling their insurance needs.
To learn more, visit: www.althurmondagency.com
Shelmark Engineering provides design services including environmental, structural, transportation, municipal, civil, marine and coastal engineering.
Shelmark’s project development includes research, planning, evaluation, design, bid procurement and construction administration for both private and public projects. We specialize in permitting processes, high wind and flood design for storm events, floodplain mitigation, and challenging soil conditions.
Our experience leads to a common sense approach that results in a successfully completed project within budget and on schedule.
Shelmark has provided engineering services to coastal communities along the Texas Gulf Coast since 2000.
To learn more, visit: www.shelmark.net
E.L.I. Land Design
E.L.I. Land Design is guided by Chris Eiseman, RLA. With more than 18 years of experience in planning, design, and installation of commercial and residential landscapes, E.L.I. land design is a leader of design/build landscape construction in the Houston area. By carefully observing the balance between architecture, landscape, and the individual project needs, our design responses artistically address the needs and interests of clients as well as the natural character of the site. Thoughtful design and impeccable execution result in unique outdoor spaces that engage and inspire.
To learn more, visit: www.elilanddesign.com
Contact: Chris Eiseman, RLA
Model Design Group
Model Design Group provides design and merchandising services for model homes, sales offices and commercial spaces for local and national clients. The MDG team works with the client’s marketing and sales groups to identify and understand their target audience. A distinctive design concept is then applied to create highly-engaging and harmonious living spaces that positively impact sales.
The Model Design Group approach to interior design is based on a philosophy called Livable Spaces Design™. The goal is to create a cohesive, flowing, room-by-room merchandising plan that produces welcoming and engaging spaces while incorporating the strategic use of color and unique design elements.
To learn more, visit: www.modeldesigngroup.com
Houston Community ToolBank
The Houston Community ToolBank is a nonprofit tool lending program that stewards an inventory of tools for lending to charitable organizations to increase the impact of their mission-related efforts in the community. With year-round access to an inventory of tools for use in volunteer projects and facility and grounds maintenance, the ToolBank provides resources to enhance the charitable sector’s capacity to serve, facilitating hands-on volunteerism in the greater Houston area.
Access to ToolBank tools eliminates the need for agencies to incur the expense of purchasing, repairing, and storing tools, reducing the costs associated with service projects and allowing these agencies to focus more of their resources on their mission.
Programs: Tools are deployed in many different capacities to organizations with mission critical areas such as community and school gardens, home repair, green space clean-up, tree planting, playground builds, and much more. The ToolBank offers knowledgeable staff to help member organizations plan a productive and positive project experience.
Membership is free and open to all nonprofit/charitable/tax exempt organizations. Members pay a handling fee that is equal to 3% of the retail value of the tool per week. Tools may be borrowed for up to 8 weeks.
To learn more, visit: www.houstontoolbank.org/borrow-tools
Wyatt Resources Inc.
Wyatt Resources has been in continuous operation since 1913, specializing in the fabrication of bridge structures, drainage products and pipe fabrication, fabrication of structural steel in commercial buildings and industrial products and highway guardrail products.
Since 1998, Wyatt Resources has been continuously certified by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) as a qualified fabricator of conventional steel buildings, fracture critical bridges and major bridges. All welders are certified to the American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for structural and bridge welding (AWS D1.1:2015 and AWS D1.5:2015).
To learn more, visit: www.wyattresources.com
Capital One® Home Loans
With competitive rates, dedicated Mortgage Loan Officers, and easy, same-day credit pre-qualification, Capital One® makes looking out for customers a part of every home loan. Whether those customers are interested in a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage, or a refinance, Capital One Home Loans has a product to suit their needs. Capital One has re-imagined the home loan experience with a comprehensive set of online tools while still providing outstanding customer service from a dedicated loan officer.
Capital One – Simply Smarter Home Loans.
To learn more, visit: www.capitalone.com
Nancy Rae Interiors
Nancy Rae Interiors is an award winning model home merchandising and custom home interior design firm. We have more than 35 years of experience transforming clients’ interior design aspirations into realities. NRI’s services include:
- Space planning and plan refinement
- Furniture planning and layout
- Interior hard finishes (flooring, cabinetry, surfaces, tile details, plumbing selections, paint, special treatments, etc.)
- Exterior selections
- Art selection, accessories, and bedding
- Turn key installation
- Lighting selection
- Providing interior shutters and drapery design
To learn more, visit: www.nancyraeinteriors.com
Contact: Nancy Schmitt, Interior Designer
Tianjin Bond USA LLC
Tianjin Bond USA LLC is a wholesale provider of natural stone veneer, glass and stone mosaic, and high quality porcelain tile such as Calacatta, Onice Cappuccino, Crema Marfil, and more. Tianjin Bond also provides a wide variety of other materials to vendors and builders. We offer competitive pricing to our valued customers in and around the Houston area.
Natural stone veneer brings quality and versatility to residential or commercial builds. The flexibility of natural stone veneer and the overall value to builders and owners is a viable alternative to other materials. Tianjin Bond also provides a wide array of glass or stone mosaics as well as porcelain tile types.
We currently have 29 vendors in and around the Houston area (and growing!). We want to extend our discount to the GHBA member community, and invite you and your designers to come and visit our warehouse.
To learn more, visit: www.bondhk.com
Contact: Charlie Vela
ADAC Home Builders
Building communities one family at a time!
ADAC Home Builders is a major provider of affordable housing services and high end luxury homes. ADAC Home Builders offers vital support to Montgomery and Walker County residents. We understand the importance of dignified assistance as a means of improving the livelihood of an entire community and are active members of the Greater Houston Builders Association, to better serve you by exceeding building standards.
We give you the opportunity to build your dream home. Our craftsmen are artisans with years of experience and workmanship that compare to no other. Lasting quality and style are evident in every home we build.
It is possible to have the perfect dream home for you and your family; we settle for nothing less. We can build on your lot, or choose from one of our carefully selected lots in a variety of locations and several different floor plans to meet your needs. Achieving the goal of your a dream home is possible. We make it happen.
To learn more, visit: www.adachomes.org
Contact: For a free estimate, contact us at
Leeco Spring International
Leeco Spring International Leeco Spring International is a full service spring manufacturer. Leeco takes great pride in the quality of our customer service, and is incredibly flexible to customers’ needs. Not only does Leeco have a large selection of both compression springs and extension springs, but makes custom springs for almost any industry or application.
- Quick turnaround times – Most orders ship within 24 hours
- Custom springs made to your specifications – Most quotes completed same day
- Thousands of springs in inventory – Buy springs online or visit our location
- Industry leader for more than 50 years – Family owned and operated since 1959
To learn more, visit: www.leecospring.com
Blavesco is a full-service real estate brokerage that specializes in new construction, land acquisitions, property management, and investment. Blavesco’s core values of hard work, integrity, teamwork and excellence are the foundation for the success of our business and the core of the relationship we have with our clients, owners and tenants alike.
To learn more, visit: www.blavesco.com
Destiny House Of Worship Inc.
Destiny House Of Worship Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 2012. Our mission is to provide transitional housing, programs and services for homeless veterans, single moms, children, and family.
Our vision is to be a catalyst for social change to eliminate homelessness and transform people’s lives in a safe, spiritual and prayerful environment. Our services improve the lives of homeless individuals, and provide high quality services to create new opportunities in areas of health, job training, and financial education, while encouraging economic empowerment.
To learn more, visit: www.destinyhouseofworship.com
SpeedPro Imaging specializes in a variety of high quality large/grand and digital graphic formats. Through extreme resolution levels and unparalleled quality standards, SpeedPro Imaging takes visual communication to the next level.
We are a locally owned business that specializes in a variety of high quality products such as wall murals, event graphics, tradeshow displays, business vehicle wraps, construction/real estate and site specific signage and digital signage.
At SpeedPro Imaging our professional staff provides exemplary service to create high quality products you’ll be proud to show off. To find out more please, call or visit .
To learn more, visit: www.speedprosugarland.com