Victory Home Builders

Sex Matters

Details, details, details are what separate women builders from men builders. Many clients have hired me because I’m detail-obsessed. Walk through the homes I build and you’ll see that they’re built by a woman for women to appreciate. There are times men just don’t have what it takes. When male builders talk about setting the standard, I look at them and think, “Idiot, it’s about raising the standard and creating a difference.” It’s like shoes. A Payless shoe may try to look like a Stuart Weitzman. But try it on. It ain’t the same.  ...
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Cover Up the Cracks

The guys who are part of our team are talented, patient, funny and a whole lot of other admirable things. But their apparent dislike for belts and their lack of concern about showing more below the waist than I want to see got on my last nerve. I made a run to Walmart and came back with six extra large belts that I passed around like it was Christmas. Guys, the less I see of you, the more I like you.  made a run to Walmart and came back with six extra large belts that I passed around like it was Christmas. Guys, the less I see of you, the more I like you....
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Dirty Words

Faux finish can be a dirty word. Well, make that two dirty words. When an alarming number of artist wannabes left their boring jobs in the ‘90s and high-tailed it to Home Depot to buy some sponges, faux finish took a nasty turn. Perfectly nice walls were turned into splotchy, globby messes. A bucket of paint and a sponge do not an artist make. It was an ugly lesson that played out in many homes. The lesson lingers in the mind of people who cringe when they hear “faux finish”. Walls, cabinets and countertops can become art in the hands of a gifted faux finish artist. It’s all about those hands. And the artist’s eye. And the belief that colors...
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