Hurricane Harvey:
Rebuilding with Confidence

The members of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) want to express their heartfelt sympathies to anyone affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey that hit the Texas Gulf Coast.

The professional building and remodeling community stands ready to assist our neighbors as we work to rebuild the homes and communities that have been destroyed or damaged.

As you begin to assess the damage to your home and property, we would like to help you make an informed decision regarding your contractor choice. Before you hire a contractor, we strongly encourage you to do your homework to ensure that you are hiring a reputable, qualified individual or company to help you rebuild your home or business. The following articles offer helpful tips to get started.


Our members know the importance of excellent customer service, quality products and professional standards.

When doing business… call on a member first!

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Video Resources for Homeowners

Flood-damaged home? Professional Houston remodeler Dan Bawden, GMB, CAPS, CGR, CGP, JD, shares quick tips and FAQs for homeowners dealing with the aftermath of Harvey.

Intro with Casey Watts Morgan, CEO of the GHBA
Harvey Recovery FAQ with Dan Bawden
How much sheetrock do I remove?
How long to wait before installing new sheetrock?
What should I keep, what should I toss?
Black water contamination information
Flood vs home insurance differences
When should I call a contractor?
When are permits necessary?
Will insurance cover everything?
Additional resources
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