Blog: new home construction

How To Build A New Home That Feels “Right”»

Have you ever walked through a home and thought, “This feels right.” You may not be able to put your finger on exactly why it feels that way, but there’s definitely a sense of comfort, security, and of being “home” that’s no less real than finding a house in the right location and at the right price.

Go Green with John Kaltenbach Homes»

Green construction methods are in, but do you know what “building green” means? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), green building incorporates practices that: Increase the efficiency by which homes use and produce energy, materials, and water Protect and restore health to people and…

Homebuilding Myths: The Three-Bid Rule»

As the housing industry becomes more sophisticated and conscientious about achieving genuine and lasting homebuyer satisfaction, the level of professionalism among builders continues to reach new heights. As a result, potential clients searching for a builder to create their dream home have a much deeper…

Construction Lingo 101»

If you spend any time on a construction site, you are likely to hear words that sound like a foreign language. Worse yet, you may hear words that you thought you knew but which have some specialized meaning to the people around you.

New Mexico Energy Efficiency Q&A»

Q: What’s the most effective way to save energy? A: New Mexico has adopted the newest Model Energy Code, which means that new homes built here are already required to be more energy efficient than many other parts of the country. Meaningful and impactful energy…