-- The owner of a local remodeling company has picked up the baton for the
owners of Campbell Floors. Carlos Moreno, of LoneStar Home Solutions, has
recently purchased the business giving future customers more than just flooring.
LoneStar last month took over the reigns from longtime flooring professionals
Pete and Judy Campbell.
who has owned and operated LoneStar Homes Solutions for nearly a decade, says
the partnership is a win win for both companies and looks forward to
integrating and continuing the Campbell legacy.
are LoneStar Home Solutions and this is our flooring and design center but it
is the same building, the same Campbell's -- the same type of flooring retail.
That's really what we want to focus on here while still doing our
remodels but the names have changed but the same ethics, the hard work, the
honesty and the integrity -- those kinds of values are still intact and quite
frankly, I wouldn't have sought after this type of company to partner with if
they didn't have the same work ethic or the same values that we had. So, that
made it easier for us and I think she saw that in us and that's what made her
feel a little bit better because she had a lot of questions for us and she
wanted to make sure that we were going to be right not only for her employees
but for the community of Seguin and man, that's when I knew it was going to be
a good thing if I could just answer all of her questions openly and
honestly," said Moreno.
says the timing for the new endeavor couldn't have been more perfect for
LoneStar who continues to grow in assisting customers with design build,
residential, commercial and outdoor spaces. However, he says you can't
celebrate the future without honoring and recognizing the end of an era.
had a building downtown but it was just hard for us to get there. The parking
maybe wasn't going to be right and ideal for that kind of location. We needed
more of storeroom and warehouse and so, by the grace of the good Lord was able
to stop by and visited with Mrs. Campbell and it just so happened that she was
ready to kind of move on. They've been a great staple of this community and we
just wanted to be a part of something like that. I always felt like this
building needed good people in it, a good company, a good business to continue
on that type of legacy and so, just working with her was amazing. She's a
blessing to us. We have eight of their employees still with us. They are great
people. They know how to sell flooring. They know how to install flooring. We
know how to remodel and we are just partnering together and we hope that we can
be the best flooring company in this area," said Moreno.
for the Campbell's, Judy tells the Seguin Daily News that she and Pete "had
their run" and were "lucky enough to find a young man who already had
a successful business" and who wanted to continue to offer the best
products and services.
thought it was a perfect fit for our building. We encourage all of our past
customers to support Carlos. He has promised to honor the warranties for our
products and make good on them. We wish him all the luck. It was just time to
move on," said Judy.
shared that for health reasons, retirement was not only the next but obvious
step for the couple. She says the family owned business this year would have
completed 30 years of doing business in Seguin and thanks all the friends,
family and contractors, who over those years, have walked alongside them in
says the homework has just begun for the company who plans on better explaining
what they can do for customers and encourages folks to stop by and experience
the one stop shop experience in home remodel. He says with remodeling design
and 3D rendering services, LoneStar Home Solutions is now a full design/build
company with showroom and flooring center.
have our work cut out for us. We want to get people walking in these doors.
We've got a story to tell. We've got a story that says 'hey, Campbell's is maybe
no longer operating but people of the same values are operating it. They are
selling flooring.' So, we've got a lot of work to do to get that message across
to the people of Seguin along with the new message which is 'It's More Than a
Design Center.' So, they'll see a lot of flooring in here. You will see
countertops, you'll see shower vignettes, vanities (all) to make it more of a
homier feel where you can sit here and do work," said Moreno.
say expanding the business at the former Campbell Floors location is more than
just personal success. He says it's about helping grow Seguin and investing in
are so grateful and thankful. This is a dream come true. I mean, I would never
have thought that graduating from Seguin High School, leaving, coming back and
working here and then leaving a good paying job at Continental to do remodeling
would take us here. But as we get older, I'm 41-years-old now, being a part of
this community is just something that excites me and us being involved in
community events. You know my wife is with the school district. My mom has been
with the school district. We were born and raised here and to be able to know
that the next chapter of our lives are going to be solidified by having a place
like this to call our own means a lot to us and we want to be good stewards of
this building and be good stewards for this community so that we can give back
to it, help out -- just do what we can to be good citizens for this community
of Seguin," said Moreno.
business is located just across from Seguin High School at 1225 E. College St.
The business is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
Saturdays by appointment. The business can be contacted by calling 830-865-1344
or by visiting www.lonestar-homesolutions.com.