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John Kaltenbach Homes

Custom Builder of New Homes in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico

Fighting Moisture and Mold»

Author: ; Published: Dec 4, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs; Tags: , , , , , , ; Comments Off on Fighting Moisture and Mold

Even in New Mexico, no one wants to think about house mold or its underlying cause–moisture. As professional builders, however, we are aware of the dangers created by moisture infiltration and we are in a position to prevent it. That makes it our responsibility to lead the discussion. Prevention of moisture infiltration–and the mold that […]

Quality: You Know You Want It and We’ve Got It»

Author: ; Published: Nov 4, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , , ; Comments Off on Quality: You Know You Want It and We’ve Got It

Builders are always talking about “quality,” but few can explain exactly what this term means to their new-home clients. This should not be a mystery—construction quality is easy to see when you know what to look for. As a professional builder, John Kaltenbach Homes not only takes pride in creating high-quality homes, but also makes sure […]

The Sun Always Shines in New Mexico, so Turn Your Backyard Into a Destination Resort»

Author: ; Published: Mar 12, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs; Tags: , , , , , ; Comments Off on The Sun Always Shines in New Mexico, so Turn Your Backyard Into a Destination Resort

Ask anyone who has relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico why they moved here and they will tell you, “the weather.”  With 310 days of sunshine, who can disagree? Make the most out of the glorious weather and turn your backyard into a destination resort. With all the luxuries offered these days, the backyard is no longer […]

Check Builder References! The Top 5 Questions to ask when Checking References»

Author: ; Published: Feb 26, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs; Tags: , , , , , , ; Comments Off on Check Builder References! The Top 5 Questions to ask when Checking References

The Scenario:  A professional homebuilding contractor just made an impressive presentation to you and you are considering this company, among a few others, for construction of your new home.  In addition to a brochure about his business and highlights of his recent work and the communities in which he builds, he provided you with a […]

Thinking About Building a Home in New Mexico? Develop Your Building Team Early!»

Author: ; Published: Feb 12, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , , , , , ; Comments Off on Thinking About Building a Home in New Mexico? Develop Your Building Team Early!

  If you are looking at building a new home in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, or anywhere else in New Mexico, start developing your construction team early. Historically and traditionally, people have been conditioned to follow a certain, linear path to building a custom home. That is, hire an architect or designer to create the plans, select a […]

Minimize Stress Maximize Sanity»

Author: ; Published: Jan 29, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Tags: , , , , , ; Comments Off on Minimize Stress Maximize Sanity

Building a home can be stressful in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, or wherever you choose to build. Savvy homeowners choose a builder who will make it less so. But beyond making certain the construction company is licensed and insured and has provided a fair bid and a professional contract, how do owners determine whether a company […]