Benchmark Blog

Spotlight Construction Method: Tilt Wall

​What is the Tilt Wall method? Construction methods are the procedures and techniques that are used during the building process. We want to take some time to dive into an overview of the Tilt Wall (or tilt up) method that we have used on several projects, such as the...

Keep Yourself Busy

In a time where things have begun to slow down, try to keep yourself busy. There’s always more work to be done, you can always find something to focus on and improve. When you have more time on your hands, it allows you to dive into the relationships and project...

The Proof is in the Practice

“In terms of overall values, the proof is in the practice when you see how those values are administered and managed. With Benchmark, we have seen the values in action.” -Bill Nikche, Vice President, Dawson Van Order   “Benchmark brought a very high level of...

Focusing on Our Partners

At Benchmark Houston Builders, we have had the pleasure of working with many outstanding businesses throughout the years. We've been shifting our focus recently to thinking about them and how much we appreciate sustaining harmonious relationships with our clients and...

Building Relationships, as a Builder

As a builder, you are taking responsibility into your possession for creating your client’s dream and vision. Whether it is your client’s first property or fifteenth, they expect you to be the expert and bring it to life. At Benchmark, we want to be your builder for...

How To Survive The Busy Season

In every industry, there is a dreaded “busy season” approaching. Whether that be the insanity of retail during the holidays, the increased home sale volume in the summer, or a rotating peak season all year in construction- we’re all busy!  When Benchmark Houston...

Stick to Your Goals

Even when your vision feels like it has been pushed farther off into the distance, stick to your goals. Be the person who does what he or she says, and it will echo in effect to the people around you! When you see someone who sticks to their word, who says they will...

The Benefits of Design-Build

What exactly is the design-build method? And how is it different from the traditional construction method? A design-build project is when the project owner provides both the design and construction services under one contract. The cost is established after the...

Building Up Trust

Working with a team requires trust. Whether you are coming into the office every day or working on a project job site, you want to know that you can trust the people around you for several reasons! To focus on your duty or skill, you need to trust that your co-workers...

Two Keys To Satisfying Your Clients

In any company that services a customer’s needs, satisfying your clients is your top priority. You can offer top-notch service, have an impeccable product, and outstanding results- but if your client doesn’t enjoy doing business with you, nothing else matters. We have...