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Home improvement can be a very exciting way to make your home more comfortable and more beautiful, but here at Hibbs Homes we understand it is so much more than that. Home improvement involves investing money in the actual work but it also involves a significant time investment. Home improvement decisions aren’t always simple, especially with all the options available. The Hibbs Homes team is more than happy to help! Our experts can talk to you about your daily life, your likes and dislikes when it comes to home décor, and your budget in order to lay out a home improvement plan that works for you.

For some builders, home improvement is all about the nuts and bolts, but it means so much more to Hibbs Homes than it does to many other St Louis homebuilders. When we think of home improvement, we think of how we can update homes in the most energy efficient way possible so that the homeowner experience reduced energy bills, lower maintenance needed and much more. We want to improve homes to make the sustainable and durable so that they can be enjoyed for generations.

Hibbs Homes recognizes that a well-built home should stand tall throughout the years and the best way to make that happen is to build it right and improve upon the structure in the most eco-friendly way possible. Green construction and home improvement is not just about being kinder to the environment, it’s about being kinder to your wallet! The energy efficient improvements we can implement in your home will not only make your home more comfortable, it will make keeping it comfortable much cheaper. Home improvements such as updated insulation and eco-friendly water systems will allow you to enjoy things such as a properly cooled home in the summer and a warm home in the winter without suffering through massive utility bills.

Contact us about what sort of home improvements interest you and your family!

 

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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The Benefits of Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Harness Geothermal Energy to Save on Budget & Energy With extreme hot and cold swings common in the St. Louis area, Geothermal technology is growing in popularity as an energy efficient heating and cooling system that provides stability of temperature and comfort. In fact, clients who recently installed geothermal heating and cooling system in their […]

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5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home’s Landscaping

When designing a new home, landscaping may not be at the forefront of your mind. Most people tend to think more about selecting the interior finishes like countertops, tile, and floor coverings. While landscaping may not be as exciting, ensuring your home’s exterior is just as beautiful as the interior is important. After all, the […]

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How We Minimize Waste During a Construction Project

Have you ever stopped to wonder how much waste is produced during the construction of a new home? According to a study performed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), “an estimated 8,000 lbs on waste is created from the construction of a 2,000 square foot home.” Crazy, right? With that in mind, Hibbs […]

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5 Landscaping Tips for Your New Home

When it comes to designing your brand-new custom home, there’s one detail that may slip by the wayside; landscaping. We get it, picking your home’s design and selecting finishes like floor coverings, tile, and countertops often take center stage. Still, landscaping your home is just as important as designing its interior. At Hibbs Homes, we […]

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5 Important Safety Items For Your Home

When it comes to home safety, we all want to believe we have nothing to worry about. The truth is, an emergency can happen to anyone, at any time, which is why it is important to be prepared. Having the right safety items on hand will go a long way in preventing or minimizing an […]

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Keeping Your Home Safe and Secure During the Holidays

The holidays are here and that means many of us will be traveling. Keeping your home safe and secure during the holidays doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether for a day across town or for a week at grandma’s across the country, we’ll likely be leaving our home unattended for some duration of time this […]

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Help for Hurricane Florence Victims

At Hibbs Homes, custom home builders in St. Louis and St. Charles, MO, we know how important home is. We know we’re building a place for families to come together, support one another and create memories that last a lifetime. We take our job seriously and are proud of the homes we have built. We’re […]

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Newly Completed Wildwood Log Construction Project

Log Building Construction Happy Hounds Playground in Wildwood When the Van Gerpens decided to build Happy Hounds Play, a new dog park opening this spring in Wildwood, a big part of their vision was a gorgeous, rustic main office where they could welcome new customers. This project was completed by our commercial construction partners at […]

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Eight Design Ideas for Building Multigenerational Homes

Designing your home’s floor plan & features to accommodate parents, adult children & others under one roof. Once seldom seen, an increasing number of Americans are living with more than one generation under one roof after years in a single-family household. Reasons range from financial to comfort to alternatives to nursing homes. In fact, a 2012 study found […]

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Should you remodel or build a new home?

How we help our custom home building clients choose By Kim Hibbs We often meet with clients who love their home and neighborhood but have outgrown their current space or have learned enough about energy efficient building to know they would benefit from an energy efficient renovation. A home renovation solution is never one-size fits all, and the […]

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Stranded Bamboo Flooring Adds Modern Look & Durability

The energy efficient renovation project we completed in Olivette, MO includes a lot of high performance features in home design and materials. From Geothermal heating to Energy STAR fixtures, many of the pieces of the remodel will be focused on greater energy efficiency for the homeowners. Another large component of this remodel includes the eco-friendly […]

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Details Give Finished Basements a Unique Look

A finished basement doesn’t have to be one size fits all. There are many things you can do so that your lower level living is just as nice as the rest of your home, and most of that has to do with paying attention to the details. Here are a few things you can do […]

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Five Home Renovation Projects with the Best Returns

Each year Remodeling, publishes their Annual Cost v.s Value report that looks at the most common upscale and mid-range home improvements, and outlines which home construction projects get the most return on your remodeling investment. The data takes a broad view of the national averages, but also drills down to the cost versus resale value of […]

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Radiant roof sheathing: An effective affordable green home improvement

By Kim Hibbs Shhhh!  It’s one of the best kept secrets to helping homeowners live more comfortably and save money on their utility bills – radiant roof sheathing.  But let’s not keep quiet about it any more! Radiant Reflection Radiant roof sheathing, or OSB, is plywood with a thin layer of aluminum on one side to help reflect […]

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