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Should I Use Pex Plumbing or Copper Plumbing?

Depending on what your builder’s specialty is, you will get a different opinion when trying to decide between PEX or copper plumbing. Many of our colleagues who, like us, are building green and high performance homes are increasingly going the way of PEX, while some conventional builders may still prefer copper. PEX is a plumbing system […]

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What You Need to Know About PEX Plumbing

If you are building a home or renovating a kitchen or bath, you may come across a new plumbing option that is becoming increasingly popular with builders and homeowners alike – PEX plumbing. Because we build many green and high performance homes in St Louis, Hibbs Homes works with subcontractors who understand the advantages of […]

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How to Protect Your Home from Winter Water Damage

Its officially fall in St. Louis, which means winter is just around the corner. While most of us don’t want to think about the cold weather on the horizon, now is a great time to take measures to protect your home from freezing temps. Sure, it’s easy to fall into the “that won’t happen to […]

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Is Your Contractor Qualified to Work on Your Home?

If you’re planning on remodeling your home, only qualified contractors should do the work.  As of April 2010, if your home was build before the lead paint ban in 1978, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) now requires your contractor to be certified before working in your home. The program is called: Renovation, Repair and Painting […]

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Project Highlight: Custom Infill Home in Webster Groves

Webster Groves Energy Efficient Infill Home This two-story, infill construction was completed in 2013. This custom home in Webster Groves, MO is a great example of the flexibility that you get when building a custom home. The homeowners worked closely with our design and building team to create a unique home that works perfectly for their family and includes many […]

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Historic Home Renovation Project in Tower Grove South

Remodel of 4-Family Flat in City of St Louis Restoring and renovating this 100-year-old, four family flat in the Tower Grove South neighborhood was one of our favorite projects. We restored the building to its former glory on the exterior, and then gutted and renovated it to a modern, single family home inside that has […]

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Project Highlight: Kirkwood Eco-Friendly House

Energy efficient new home construction This Kirkwood eco friendly house was built for a family that lived in an old, inefficient home. The home was responsively demolished and replaced with a new, highly energy efficient home. They wanted a home that was in-keeping with the Kirkwood neighborhood and reflected some of the same architectural elements and feel of […]

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Project Highlight: Custom Kirkwood Green Home

Energy Efficient Family Home in Kirkwood, MO This Kirkwood green home was custom built for a family that desired a high performance, energy efficient home along with more space for their growing family. They knew they wanted to build in Kirkwood, and after finding the right land they decided Hibbs Homes was the best St. […]

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Project Highlight: Custom Green Home Built in Des Peres

Custom Built Home in Des Peres This custom two-story home Des Peres custom green home is elegantly finished and energy efficient. The home boasts four bedrooms, 3 ½ baths and features beautiful Hardie siding and cultured stone on the exterior, and beautiful woodwork throughout the interior. The home was verified green at the Gold level, the […]

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Featured Project: Brentwood Custom Home

Brentwood Custom Home Custom energy efficient new home in Brentwood, MO This Brentwood custom home was built for a family that loved the location of their home, but desired a home that was more energy efficient, maintenance free and with better indoor air quality. Since the family wanted to live in the same neighborhood and […]

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Webster Groves Active House USA Project

 Webster Groves Custom Energy Efficient Home Active House USA is a custom green home & the first home in North America built using Active House standards. This prototype combines leading sustainable practices from around the world and meets or exceeds certifications for four US building standards: ICC-700 National Green Building Standard, Energy STAR, EPA WaterSense, EPA Indoor […]

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St. Louis Green Home Builders

Green Home BuildingSt. Louis & St. Charles Metro Area Hibbs Homes: Green Home Builders Having completed one of the first St. Louis Home Builder Association’s green certified homes in the St Louis region, and the first Active House in North America, Hibbs Homes is one of the leading green home builders in the St. Louis region. We are an Energy […]

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Chesterfield Ranch Home

This custom home we recently completed in River Bend Estates features a light, bright and open floor plan. Sitting on 1.4 acre flat lot in Chesterfield, MO, this luxury home was designed with today’s modern family with features including: Separate bedroom wing for children, including a kids lounge •   A large master suite with access to a […]

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Frontenac Custom Estate Home

Hibbs Homes completed this high performance, custom-built home for clients in Frontenac, Missouri in the fall of 2011. This highly efficient luxury home, has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Luxury home features include custom stone detailing, custom-designed fireplaces, stone and marble countertops throughout. It is one of the first homes in the St Louis area built using […]

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