Hibbs Awarded Best Home Builders in St Louis

We are thrilled to announce that Hibbs Homes has been selected for the 2016 Best Businesses of Saint Louis Award in the Contractors category by the Best Businesses of Saint Louis Award Program. This is the second time year in a row that we have been awarded as one of the best home builders in […]

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Custom Home Tour: Webster Groves House

Learn more about this project by Webster Groves Home Builders Hibbs Homes By Kim Hibbs, Home Builder in Webster Groves & St Louis Area Today, we’re sharing a video tour of a custom home we built in Webster Groves, Missouri. Active House is the first international residential building certification that primarily focuses on post-construction sustainability […]

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Floor Plans for Family Life: Open Concept

Casual open design floor plans continue to dominate custom family home designs By: Kim Hibbs, Home Builder When it comes to new home building and home construction design trends, none has held on so long as the open floor plan. And for good reason – an open floor plan offers families more flexible entertainment options, and […]

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3 things that make a luxury home luxurious

By Kim Hibbs, Hibbs Homes – St Louis Luxury Home Builder What sets a luxury home apart from some of the larger, high dollar homes in developed communities built along the hems of golf courses and in the quiet corners of St Louis suburbs? While the answer to that question may fall into the nebulous […]

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Designing your custom home for your life

Exploring home design opportunities to create the home that suits your lifestyle by Kim Hibbs Home life has changed tremendously in recent years. Everything moves at a faster pace. Families that can live in a home on a single income, or with professional help to maintain and upkeep their property are a rarity these days. More […]

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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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Choosing the Right Windows for Your Custom Kitchen Design

Finding the perfect window for your luxury home renovations Cabinets, back splashes, and countertops may get all of the glory when it comes to remodeling or planning a kitchen for a new construction home. However, with the kitchen being the heart of most homes, we believe that lighting – especially natural daylight for energy efficiency […]

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3 Bad Home Design Decisions to Avoid When Building

Decisions, decisions. The best and worst part of building a custom home is that every aspect of the home’s design and materials is left up to decisions. It’s what we love about being a custom home builder and a key ingredient to building the best home for the best value, but a lack in guidance […]

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Kitchen Trends Watch: Combining Kitchen Cabinet Colors

While a classic white finish continues to be the most common choice for kitchen cabinets, that doesn’t mean you can’t play around with colors or even a combination of colors for your cabinets. One of the latest kitchen trends is to embrace a two-color combination, using the different colors to draw one’s eyes to one […]

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Ways to Reduce Winter Fuel Costs

Tips From the Experts: How We Make St. Louis Energy Efficient Homes By Kim Hibbs, 2016 President, Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri (HBA) As temperatures drop during the winter, home fueling costs often increase. Reducing fuel costs can involve both short-term and long-term solutions and range from simple, inexpensive changes to […]

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Home Building Trend to Watch: Pod Homes

There’s a new trend on the housing block, and while it’s a pretty big deal, the homes themselves are itty-bitty. The latest trend found at the 2016 International Builder’s Show is pod homes or small modular homes. Pod Homes are often pre-fabricated, so you pick the location you’d like the home to be and then […]

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Let the sun shine in: tips for maximizing daylight

Letting natural sunlight into your home has a whole host of benefits, both for your health and for your energy bills. Sunlight exposure is essential for good health; as it provides us with much-needed Vitamin D, which promotes wakefulness, better moods, a stronger immune system, and much more. Lack of sunlight exposure can lead to […]

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Hibbs Homes announces new commercial construction firm, led by Jan Hibbs

For immediate release Hibbs Homes, a nationally-renowned green residential construction company in St Louis – is proud to announce the launch of Hibbs General Contracting. The new commercial construction company, will be helmed by CEO Jan Hibbs. This new company, a part of the Hibbs family of companies, will focus its work on light commercial […]

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The Ripple Effect of Home Buying Fuels the Economy

By Kim Hibbs, 2016 President, Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri (HBA) Article as seen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) analyzed data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and it showed a ripple effect of economic activity triggered by a new home […]

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The Best Motion Sensors on the Market for Optimal Security

When you begin to design your own house, motion sensors are something you should put into consideration. Motion sensors are an integral part of an effective and advanced security system. They can sense changes in energy as well as motion in the surrounding area, alerting you to any intruders or disturbances in or around your […]

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