Bath & Kitchen Design Trends for 2017

The most recent National Kitchen and Bath Association trend released its annual report during the Internatinoal Builder’s Show our team attended in Orlando earlier this year. The survey asked its members – primarily custom home builders and remodelers – to reveal the bath & kitchen design trends 2017 is seeing. Below, we are highlighting a few […]

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Home Building Process: Pre-Construction Home Planning

The first steps in building your custom home Before putting the shovel to dirt, you will make a few important decisions that will shape the construction and design process. Hibbs Homes works closely with you to guide these decisions so your project is well planned and executed. Pre-construction is the first, and most important, part […]

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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Building a Custom Home

For many people, one of the most intimidating factors of building a custom home is all of the unknowns. If this is your first time building a home that knowledge gap seems even more daunting. However, when you’re armed with the right knowledge and solutions, it is easy to see the advantages of custom home […]

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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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This Research Could Help You Build a Better Custom Home Floor Plan

High performance home construction and design is strongly rooted in data and science. Relying on a combination of reports and the basic principles of physics, geology and chemistry helps us to build a home’s structure so that it can withstand weathering and wear, and to maximize the home’s energy efficiency. Most of that science is between the walls and under your feet though. […]

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Online Tools Give Clients More Control In Custom Home Design

When working with an interior designer it is very helpful to have a clear picture of what you want your custom home to look and feel like, but in the past that was not often the case. Recently we have noticed that our clients are taking more control over their interiors when building their new […]

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Communicating Better Means Building a Better Custom Home

If you’re about to build a new home or renovate an existing one, you are probably wondering what makes a good custom home builder? Having worked in the industry since 2004, I have come to see that a good home builder is knowledgeable, honest, willing to listen, communicates very well, and follows through on promises. […]

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