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Rebuilding after Harvey

Rebuilding after Harvey: Local company offers builder pricing for victims

By Patricia Lopez, ABC 13 Eyewitness News
Thursday, October 5, 2017

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Rebuilding after Harvey may take weeks or even months, especially if you’re doing it all out of pocket.

Luckily, local Houston companies are giving special pricing on building materials.


John Sewall

The Detering Company Welcomes New President & CEO

The Detering Company is proud to announce the addition of John Sewall as President and CEO. As part of his role, Sewall will oversee both The Detering Company and South Texas Brick and Stone. He will propel the vision Carl Detering, Jr. second generation owner, has for the business focusing on brand awareness, cross-selling specialty and custom products, and identifying and understanding the building supply needs of existing and potential customer segments.


The Detering Company

Creating a Company Profile Video That Converts

HOUSTON – August 2017 – Because ninety percent of information transmitted to the brain is visual, relying solely on written content can often limit a message’s effectiveness. Creative visuals, especially video media, connect with clients in an engaging way and, according to, increase conversion rates by 80 percent. Not only that, enjoyment of the video increases purchase intent by 97 percent and brand association by 139 percent.