Mustang Trail - Custom Plan Selections & Design Features

Maximizing square footage in a smaller home takes a lot of creativity, and this 2300 square foot home recently completed in...


The Saddle Creek - Selections & Features of this Custom Home

We recently designed and completed this open concept ranch-style home in Waller, Texas. At just over 2500 square feet, this...


Spotlight on Home Design: The 9 Most Requested Architectural Styles

We love to get the question "Can you make this change?" while we are designing your family's home. Yes, we can! We love to....


Thousand Oaks Modern Farmhouse - Selections & Design

We recently designed and completed this gorgeous Modern Farmhouse in Magnolia. This home has a crawlspace beneath a raised...


BBB Recognizes Kurk Homes as a 2020 Awards for Excellence Winner

 

Houston, Texas – In recognizing businesses and non-profits for their achievements and commitment to quality in the...


St. Patrick's Favorite House Colors

How many shades of green can homes be? As plentiful as the shamrocks in Ireland, say we! Here are some of our favorite green...


Kurk Homes Presents: A Southern Living Showcase Home

Since 2017, Kurk Homes has been selected to be a part of the Southern Living Custom Home Builder Program. Southern Living...


Tip of the Month: Choosing Your Paint Color

Interior paint colors can significantly affect your mood and motivation, whether you’re in your home or office. The right...


Southern Favorites for the Fourth of July

At the heart of every Fourth of July celebration are fireworks and good food. This year make your holiday that much more...


Custom Home Building: Why the weather can be your friend or enemy

Building a custom home is a big decision and an even bigger investment. Any delay in the construction of your new home is...


Resource Centers in Homes: What Are Your Options?

There are many ways to make a home more functional, and one of those is having a Resource Center. This could be something as...


5 Online Resources for Design Inspiration

The days of using magazines and catalogs for design inspiration are past us. The internet has opened up a plethora of...


What's Cooking This Summer?

Summer can be the perfect time to grill outdoors. But if you don't have the right space to grill in or you aren't sure what to...


Tip of the Month: Thinking Outside the... House

You decide on a floor plan, the exterior facade, and before you know it, it's time to put a shovel in the ground and start...


Spring & Summer Porch Ideas

During the spring and summer months, there's often nothing better than sitting on the porch. Whether you want to sip a cold...


Spicing Up the Pantry
May 21, 2019

Spicing Up the Pantry

In the past, luxury estates had a full kitchen staff who utilized one or more large pantries to store fresh and canned foods...


Custom Home Builder Tip of the Month: Figuring Out Square Footage

When planning your home, square footage is very important. A lot of people choose to build a home because they like the way...


Specialty Ceilings & Ceiling Treatments

When designing a custom home, homeowners should pay attention to how the room will function and feel when they walk into...


Elements of a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse kitchens are appealing more to homeowners because of both the simplicity of the style and the utilitarian design....


Custom Home Builder Tip of the Month: What to Bring to Your First Meeting with Your Builder

The plan is to plan ahead! Preparing for a first meeting with your home builder can take a bit of research, but the more...


How to Dry Out a Wet Lot
April 3, 2019

How to Dry Out a Wet Lot

One of the main hindrances when it comes to building a home is wet weather, something we are no stranger to in Texas! It only...


Unique Additions to Custom Homes

Building a custom home is an exciting time, but it's also something you really want to get right. Among the considerations...


Questions to Ask Your Builder

 

When you plan to hire a builder, it's not surprising that you will have questions. You might even have a lot of them,...


Bring the Outdoors In: Blurring the Boundaries between Inside and Outside

MARVIN ULTIMATE BI-FOLD DOOR, EXTERIOR CLOSE UP

It has been said that nature is good for health and wellness, and the idea of...


6 Common Misconceptions about Custom Home Building

There are many misconceptions about custom home building, and before you get started with a builder it's a good idea to put...


Building a Home for Storage: Capitalizing on Space

 

When you build a home, you can make it what you really want and need. But one of the areas where people could miss out on...


January Home Checklist from Kurk Homes

Starting a new year is always exciting. While we all have new hopes and resolutions in place, we wish to keep our families...


Southern Living Recipe - Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup

The perfect meal when it feels a little crisp outside is Southern Living's Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup. A great choice that the...


Texas Holiday Traditions
December 20, 2018

Texas Holiday Traditions

For many homeowners, the holidays are a time to fall in love with what makes your space so special — all over again. ’Tis also...


Decorating Your Front Door During the Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again, and one of the most festive areas of your home could be your front door. After all, this is what...