September 7, 2012

How Much Paint and Troubleshooting

Estimating how much paint you will need to paint your home can be a challenge. There are many factors that go into determining the amount you will need, such as the surface of the house, how big your home is, what paint you use, etc. Some exterior walls require 10 to 50 percent more paint than the standard, smooth walls. Although airless sprayers claim to apply two coats of paint at once, they may require […]
September 7, 2012

Painting Your Home and Trim

Now that you have prepped the siding of your home and know what problems to look out for, you are almost ready to do the actual painting. Because paint colors tend to vary a little, it is smart to mix all batches together in a couple of large containers. Any paint you have leftover can go back into the can it came from and resealed. Paint during a time of day that allows you to […]
August 30, 2012

College Station Coffee Houses

Some of my favorite parts of College Station are the coffee shops! Because of the nearby university, the city is littered with eclectic and inspiring coffee houses. The campus alone has several options for those looking for the perfect reading spot or a strong cup of Joe. In the newly renovated MSC, there is a Barnes & Noble shop with a spacious sitting area near their Starbucks coffee bar. The glass walls and bright contemporary […]
August 30, 2012

Soliciting in Bryan College Station

Soliciting in the Bryan, College Station area can pose as a threat to community members. A small unsuspecting child could open the door, or an unaware homeowner could face pressure to let a stranger inside. During the summer, there is an increase in solicitors around the city. The warmer weather is more welcoming for people walking door to door to make sales. It is true that some people are out soliciting, working hard to earn […]
August 30, 2012

Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center- Easter Seals

Once again, Century 21 Beal, Inc. is a proud sponsor of Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center’s Annual Fundraiser, the Aggieland Collector’s Ornaments. These stunning ornaments have become a staple for Aggie fans and collectors alike. With themes to cover nearly every Aggie tradition, everyone is sure to find their favorite. Issued exclusively by the Charleston mint, these certified collectibles are sure to add the perfect decorative touch to your tree this holiday season or even to […]
August 26, 2012

The Texas Aggies Face the Ole Miss Rebels

Texas A&M University’s transfer to the Southeastern Conference placed them in a division with some of the top athletic universities in the nation. Alongside such names as the Alabama Crimson Tide and LSU Tigers is another powerful southern university: The University of Mississippi, better known as Ole Miss with the mascot the Rebel Black Bear. The University of Mississippi is in the Western Division of the SEC with Texas A&M. This means that the two […]
August 22, 2012

A Market in Recovery: Statistics up to July 2012 Suggest Real Estate Growth

The statistics are in and real estate in the Bryan-College Station area is, in many ways, much improved. There are far too many factors, however, to blatantly claim that the economy is back afloat and real estate will return in full to how it was before the market collapse. But it is safe to say that things are looking a bit better, and if things continue to improve at this rate, they just might. What […]
August 13, 2012

Georgia Bulldogs Avoid the Texas Aggies in the 2012 Football Season

The University of Georgia Bulldogs will not face off against the Texas A&M Aggies in the latter’s premiere season in the SEC. This, however, is no excuse to ignore that Georgia is, and has been, an elite program with the Southeastern Conference, and will remain to do so throughout the upcoming years of A&M’s assimilation. University of Georgia is in the Eastern Division of the SEC, one of the determining factors of their avoiding a […]
August 6, 2012

Bryan ISD GEAR UP

Do you remember the feeling you had as you neared the beginning of college? The future was scary and innumerable decisions needed tending to. How did you get through it? Did you just jump in and hold your breath, praying you would make it through or was someone there to give you guidance? If you did have the privilege of getting advice from someone, you probably remember what a help it was and how much […]