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Austin


A rash decision...

AUSTIN - Rigoberto Lobo is allergic to his work in the stucco industry – literally! – but the opportunity to work with his family is worth the ris...

Tiling Arizona...

AUSTIN - Arizona Tile started in San Diego, CA, by Heisman Trophy winner John Huarte in 1977. The corporate office is now in Tempe, AZ....

Dallas / Fort Worth


Growing gains...

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Micah Grant was in junior high when his dad, Dan Grant, started Texas Stone Designs “as a garage-style operation” 25 years ago. ...

Foam and family...

DALLAS/FT WORTH - When Sharon Hase’s cell phone blasts a ringtone rendition of Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” she wastes no time in...

Houston


Called to masonry...

Houston - Every once in a while, Jason Mueller’s phone will ring – and it isn’t a customer....

Clean machine...

HOUSTON - When life handed him lemons, Abdi Rezaei made lemon cleaner. After the business he started with a friend didn’t pan out as he had hoped, R...

San Antonio


[AUS-ID: 3] Not your father’s demo...

SAN ANTONIO - When WW II hero Joe Ramon Sr. came back from the Pacific in 1945 (Iwo Jima, to be precise), he bought a dump truck and a backhoe and sta...

[AUS-ID: 3] In “charge” of talent...

SAN ANTONIO - Don’t blame the industry’s tradesmen shortage on Damian Rodriguez Sr. The owner of Assurance Electrical Contractors is doing more th...