Close Up: New Home Construction Process

Our pledge to every client is that throughout the home building process, we will be their trusted advisor and advocate – listening to their questions, concerns, and creative ideas – and helping them to make the best choices along the way. The first step in fulfilling this promise is to keep clients informed of what to […]

Read More »

A Sound Investment: Return on Investment for Green Home Construction

St Louis Home Builder Hibbs Homes shares green home construction impact of Chesterfield custom home By Kim Hibbs, Certified Green Builder A smarter home – simply put, that’s what we’re looking to build for our clients. With each design, our hope is to create a home that is healthier, more energy efficient and more durable […]

Read More »

3 Must Haves in a Luxury Home

By Danni Eickenhorst Luxurious Details in New Custom Home in Eureka, MO Earlier this year, we had the great pleasure of completing a new home in Eureka, Missouri for the Holtzmann family. Today, we wanted to highlight the work of one of our partners, C. Bennett Premium Building Supplies in O’Fallon, Missouri on this project. […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

Hibbs Homes partners to develop unique community in Eureka

Hibbs Homes & Payne Family Homes partner to offer both custom and pre-designed homes on 1- to 3-acre wooded lots in scenic Meramec Valley Two leading local St. Louis area home builders have announced that they will partner to provide homeowners with a variety of homebuilding options at The Forest at Pevely Farms. Community home builder […]

Read More »

Mountain resort-style living in new home community in Wildwood

Limited number of energy efficient timber homes available Wildwood will soon be home to a unique living experience unlike any other in the St Louis area. The Timbers at Fox Mountain, a new home development spearheaded by custom home builder Hibbs Homes, will offer mountain resort-style timber homes in the heart of Meramec Valley, just […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

Climate change & sustainability forum at White House

By Kim Hibbs, Hibbs Homes This week, I was honored to participate in a briefing with the White House Administration on climate change and sustainability. As a leader in energy efficient high-performance home building, I was invited to share how climate change is affecting real estate and housing, and to share my thoughts on how […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

Three Years Later: Life in Active House USA in Webster Groves

On the eve of Earth Day, the owners of one of North America’s most energy efficient homes share their experience living in this unique home. Three years ago, hundreds of people lined up to view a one of a kind home built in Webster Groves. The home, built by Hibbs Homes and designed by Jeff […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »