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Home Building Traditions

October 15, 2018

There are many different traditions surrounding home building, but one of the most common is doing something that isn't seen but that you know is there, like writing on the interior studs before the sheetrock is put in place. But there are also some people who choose to do something bolder and more obvious.

No matter what kind of traditions you're considering, when you...

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The Morning Show with Michael Berry & Kurk Homes

October 10, 2018

Have you heard us on iHeartRADIO? If case you missed us, you can listen below and hear about what Michael Berry is saying about Kurk Homes on the Michael Berry radio show

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5 Things to Consider when Building a Custom Home

September 06, 2018

The more informed decisions that are made in the planning stage of your home, the faster and smoother the building process will go.  Putting extra time into planning your home will pay off in the end. Here are some of things you will want to consider when planning your custom home - 

  1. Storage – You can never have enough storage. Give us an empty drawer or cabinet and we...
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Top Trends in Designer Outdoor Kitchens and Entertaining Spaces

August 27, 2018

 

An increasing number of homeowners are extending their living and entertaining areas far beyond the confines of their home. The environment of the outdoor space is being transformed as homeowners create atmospheres that extend past the ordinary patio, outdoor area, deck or garden. The trend today is about full outdoor kitchens and well-appointed entertaining areas that...

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2018 Energy Star Certified Homes Partner

August 21, 2018

When rigorous ENERGY STAR® requirements are applied to new home construction, the result is a home built better from the ground up, delivering better durability, better comfort, and reduced utility and maintenance costs. This makes an ENERGY STAR® certified home the simple choice for energy efficiency. 

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Designing a Custom Home to include Farmhouse Features

August 08, 2018

 

There are a lot of ways to design and build a custom home, and one of the most popular options includes the addition of farmhouse features. These features have always been in some homes, but they wax and wane in how much of an interest there is in them. With the right mix of these features, though, they can have a timeless look and feel that will remain lovely and...

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Updating the All-White Kitchen

July 20, 2018

The all-white kitchen has reigned supreme among home decorating trends for the past decade. From stark alabaster to shades of soft eggshell, there's a white hue for every kitchen. One of the biggest benefits of going all-white is that it works for many styles - from space-age streamlined to farmhouse country casual.

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Multigenerational Living: How to Build a Home to Accommodate Families of All Ages

July 10, 2018

Building a home can be a very exciting time with a lot of things to consider. As society changes, there are also new ways many people are planning and constructing their homes. One recent, growing trend is multigenerational living. This is not only changing the dynamics of families, but the style and look of the house itself. Here's what you need to know about how...

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Meet Mark, Builder – Greater Houston North/NW

June 25, 2018

Mark McGinley on the Move: Wisconsin to Texas and a Virgin Islands Dream

As a California native, Mark McGinley has had quite a few adventures before settling down in the Lone Star State as a professional builder with the Kurk Homes family in 2013. As a youth, he dreamt of becoming a forest ranger which led him to pursue a degree in biology at Northland College in...

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