Welcome to UBuildIt
Houston Galleria

When you build your own home with UBuildIt, you do it yourself but not by yourself. Save money and earn equity while building an asset for your family. Follow us on Facebook or YouTube as our expert consultants guide the homeowners to complete their custom home. In this video Master Builder Patrick Harrington tours a barndominium project. A metal building with wood framed home inside.

Contact us today at:  713-626-9980

Your Home’s in your hands with UBuildIt. You too can build your own custom home. You will gain control of the project and save money along the way. Our expert consultants guide you every step of the way. Follow us on YouTube and Facebook.

Contact us today at:  713-626-9980

When you build your own home with UBuildIt, you do it yourself but not by yourself. Save money and earn equity while building an asset for your family. Follow us on Facebook or YouTube as our expert consultants guide the homeowners to complete their custom home. Patrick Harrington inspects the HVAC installation in this video.

Contact us today at:  713-626-9980

When you build your own home with UBuildIt, you do it yourself but not by yourself. Save money and earn equity while building an asset for your family. Follow us on Facebook or YouTube as our expert consultants guide the homeowners to complete their custom home. In today’s video we follow Master Builder Patrick Harrington as he tours an owner-builder project that is near completion. 

Contact us today to get started on your own project:



UBuildIt - Houston Galleria, TX

The UBuildIt System

Our unique consulting service assists homeowners with overseeing and managing the entire planning and building process.

Our full range of services includes:

  • 24/7 phone access & support
  • Budget evaluation & assessment
  • Property location and/or evaluation
  • Referrals to preferred, cost-effective Owner-Builder lending sources
  • Designer or Architect referrals & design development oversight
  • Access to proven, qualified & reliable subcontractors & suppliers and Texas Home Builders
  • Construction planning, specification development & bidding
  • Technical & professional on-site consultations from start to finish
  • Impartial material & technology assessment

UBuildIt-Houston is located at 950 Echo Ln, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77024, just south of I-10 West and just east of Bunker Hill. We work with families in the Greater Houston Area on new construction as well as major remodeling and additions. We have completed projects in areas such as West University, Bellaire, Memorial, Spring Valley, The Heights, Montrose, Downtown Houston, Garden Oaks, Magnolia, Memorial, Waller, Richmond, Galveston, Pearland, Suncreek Estates, Bender’s Landing, Pasadena, Clear Lake, Friendswood, Katy, and many, many others.

We recommend that people interested in UBuildIt come in and meet with us very early in the process. We understand all of the issues that should be considered in a project, including finding lots/land, arranging financing, and selecting plans or working with an architect. We remind our clients that “architects know what it costs to “architect” and builders know what it costs to build”. This is our way of saying that we can help make sure that you are selecting a plan or designing a home that will fit your budget. So, give us a call and come meet with us. We will start you off on the right foot and probably save you a lot of time and money just from the first meeting.

At UBuildIt-Houston, we strive to provide a level of service that our clients will want to brag to their friends, family and even complete strangers about their experience! Why not find out more about this unique service today by calling our office for a FREE, no-obligation, one-on-one consultation at 713.626.9980,  or to request more information, fill out the form below.


950 Echo Lane, Suite 200 Houston, TX 77024 Directions


8:30 AM - 5 PM Mon - Fri Sat By Appointment Closed Sun

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UBuildIt Team Houston Galleria

When you work with UBuildIt, you will not only be empowered by a proven system, but you are supported by our talented staff of planning and construction experts. The Houston UBuildIt office has completed many projects in the Greater Houston area, from starter homes to million dollar projects since 2004.

Patrick Harrington - Owner/Consultant

Patrick is Owner/Consultant for the Houston-Galleria UBuildIt Office and describes himself as an “S.O.B.” (Son of a Builder). Patrick began his career in the building business shortly after graduating from the University of Texas. He has been involved in the homebuilding business in the Greater Houston area for more than 35 years, both as a builder and as a consultant. He is a Master Builder and Certified Green Builder.

Patrick has been swimming competitively all of his life and last year competed in a triatholon. He enjoys spending his free time in the swimming pool or at the beach.

Gail Casson - Office Manager/Marketing Director

Gail is Marketing Director & Office Manager. She is a native to the Houston area. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters. Gail’s love of travel has inspired them to travel the world, invariably including an architectural and history tour.

The UBuildIt SystemAdvantages

Our unique consulting service assists homeowners with overseeing and managing the entire planning and building process of do it yourself house building.
  • You are in control of the entire project
  • You receive the advantage of volume builder discounts and leverage from our preferred subcontractors and suppliers
  • You can have the upgrades, extra amenities or square footage you deserve in your custom home
  • You get one-on-one attention, response and courtesy from our subcontractors and suppliers because you are a UBuildIt client
  • You establish a relationship and work with a dedicated construction expert who will assist you with every aspect of the planning & custom home building process

Our Clients Say It Best

  • Himanshu U:
    "Highly recommend! If you are willing to follow their advice and put in the effort, you will save a lot of money building a home. Patrick is a master builder and has tons of experience and expert advice!"
  • Steve W:
    "EXCEEDED MY EXPECTATIONS! Prior to constructing my new home I only had basic home maintenance skills. My father was encouraging me to buy or build a house already built in a cookie-cutter neighborhood which translated into mediocrity--limited house styles, two-car garage, limited interior selections, builder-grade (cheap) fixtures, and an option list prepared by individuals who "think they know best" what folks want. Needless-to-say I knew what I wanted and definitely what I did not want but was under the false impression building a custom home was going to be cost-prohibitive as well as the ultimate test of my patience. Nothing could have been further from the truth as my experience working with Patrick of UBuildIt Houston Galleria was truly remarkable. Patrick walked me through every phase and answered my countless questions to my satisfaction. He is a busy individual and if I received his voice mail, he was very prompt in responding EVERY time. UBuildIt Houston Galleria screens and monitors the performance of their contractors which YOU select and if any fail to meet their high standards, they are removed from the list. This alone to me was worth their fee. When the dust settled, I ended up with truly a castle! The huge man-cave garage with a high ceiling for automobile lifts and indoor RV parking. A sensible open home layout with a HUGE kitchen for entertaining. By me being in control and able to watch the costs, I was able to have 2x6 walls which translated into significant energy savings not to mention a much more quiet home. By controlling spending I was able to splurge on other areas including granite countertops, hardwood and porcelain tile flooring, quality HVAC system, better-than-builder grade fixtures, etc. And I kept an open mind and listened to input from both Patrick and the contractors, but again, ultimately it was ME who was able to make the decision. Would I do it again? The answer is a resounding YES, but with only one reservation. I am so pleased with my home I never wish to move again!"
  • Norman:
    "UBuildIt is a great way to jump into managing your own build. Due to their support and guidance, we were able to complete our project timely and build a good amount of equity while retaining control of the process!"
  • Sue:
    "I built two homes for my daughters, right next door to each other in a gated community on the west side of Houston. The houses cost approximately $539,000 each to build. Also, we put berms in the yards and mega plants and trees. We put in the sprinkler systems and we had to add a grinder pump. None of this was in the budget numbers. The culvert was not in the budget either.There were tap fees, road usage fees, etc. I had the soil tested within the footprint of each house to be sure it was compacted properly. I also had the concrete tested from each delivery truck to be sure the proper psi was achieved before I would let them pour... They were so worried I would refuse a concrete truck that doesn’t have the right mix. The houses are sitting on foundations that far surpasses the requirements. All of these costs plus others I can’t think of right now are included in the $539,000."
  • Steve M.:
    "I want to thank UBuildIt for all their help with helping me get my house built. I couldn’t have done it without you. You made the whole building process seem so easy and definitely saved a lot of $$$$. Till next time! Cheers!"
  • Steve - Clear Lake Shores:
    "Words simply cannot express my appreciation and gratitude! In a world of countless compromises, it is refreshing to deal with an organization with the attention to detail, level of professionalism, and a commitment to excellence that UBuildIt has. Add integrity that is second to none and one has the recipe for an organization that is destined for stellar success. Thank you!!"
  • Rose:
    "Thank you again for all of your help throughout the process. We couldn’t have done it without you and Dallas!"
  • Joe:
    "Dealing with UBuildIt was a great experience. They were helpful in finding an architect and subcontractors, setting a budget, and keeping my project on target. Building on your own is time consuming, but their assistance was invaluable. Before the house was finished, our needs changed, so we sold it for a nice profit. I have now built a second home through UBuildIt, that I am also selling. I have now gotten my real estate license, and became a full time Realtor."
  • Ron:
    "UBuildIt is a unique residential construction model where the homeowner is the project manager, site superintendent, and has many GC functions. Essentially UBuildIt provides the sub network, the bank interface and consulting/expertise as needed. The Houston Franchise is owned by Mark Jeffrey. For those willing to give it the time and take on the learning, this approach works. The Houston UBuildIt team resources are top notch – thanks to Mark, Annette and Paul for all the expertise, mentoring and patience along the way!"
  • Stephen:
    "All UBuildIt personnel conduct themselves in a most professional manner and their insight has saved me both time and money. The staff is always patient with me and never tire from answering my almost endless questions. When a representative from UBuildIt says they will be somewhere or do something, they do it!"
  • Steve:
    "We built our home with UBuildIt and it was a great experience. I just can’t say enough good things about it. The only real issue we encountered was when we went our own way and hired a subcontractor outside of the UBuildIt network."

Gallery Of Completed Homes

  • The Houston Transitional Contemporary Home

    Houston, TX
  • Bellaire Contemporary

    Bellaire, TX
    Square Feet
    4,300 Sqft
  • The Williams Home

    Houston, TX
  • Tornberg 2

    Houston, TX
    Square Feet
    4,852 Sqft
  • The Wright Home

    Houston, TX
    Square Feet
    3,682 Sqft
  • Rodgers Family

    Fulshear, TX
    Square Feet
    2,496 Sqft
  • The Bahadorani Home

    Houston, TX
  • The Gore Home

    Houston, TX
    Square Feet
    7,971 Sqft

Additional Info

About UBuildIt-Houston Galleria, TX

Are You Thinking of Building Your Dream Home or Remodeling Your Current Home?

Are you looking for options beyond handing over total control to someone else or taking on all the risk yourself? Rest assured, by the thousands of satisfied UBuildIt clients nationwide, the UBuildIt system is the perfect choice for providing homeowners complete control, contacts to prescreened suppliers, subcontractors and vendors and reduced pricing along with expert guidance from their UBuildIt Consultant throughout their home building or remodeling project. UBuildIt is with you every step of the way from site selection and evaluation through planning and the entire building process.

UBuildIt-Houston Galleria Knows Your Needs

We understand your fears and concerns and will help you overcome them by providing our extensive experience and knowledge! We provide the safety net and insight that you need in order to build your dream.

What Makes UBuildIt-Houston Unique?

At UBuildIt-Houston, experience in the industry.tells the story. Master Builder Patrick Harrington followed his father's footsteps in the business and has been building in the Greater Houston Area his entire career. Our clients' projects range from rural farmhouses or barndominiums to urban lofts. We help our clients build everything from starter homes, luxury custom homes, container homes, investment projects, or mulit-family units.

Our Favorite Part of Helping Our Customers

We are very gratified to see the pride and satisfaction the clients exhibit upon completing their new home.

Come See Us At Our Next Event

  • Yao Home
    Dec 8
    Building an Energy Efficient Home - Virtual Seminar
    Wednesday 12 PM - 1 PM
    Join Master Builder Patrick Harrington for our most popular seminar.
    Location Information
  • Stunning Bellaire Custom Home
    Jan 4
    UBuildIt Virtual Seminar
    Tuesday 7 PM - 8 PM
    With UBuildIt as the number one resource, owner-builders are set up for success. Join us January 4 to learn more.
    Location Information

Your dream home, our experts, your instant equity.

Interested in becoming a part of our team? As a part of UBuildIt, you will get to coach homeowners and guide them through the entire process. Enjoy the satisfaction of seeing home building dreams come true and join our world class team today!