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Building Process – Staking the Lot

Building Process – Staking the Lot

      Before you schedule the dig party, we need to 'Stake the Lot'   You’ve selected your lot, finalized your plan, and you’re ready to dig!  Before we schedule the backhoe, we need to see how that beautiful home is going to lay out in this space. One of...

What is a building allowance?

What is a building allowance?

    Creating Your Space The biggest benefit of building a custom home, in our humble opinion, is creating a space that reflects the family that calls it home.  We love that homeowners are able to include elements that complement their family, their lifestyle and their...

Creating a Guest Room Oasis

Creating a Guest Room Oasis

    Your Guests Won't Want to Check Out...   We love to have overnight guests, whether it’s family or friends that come for a night, a weekend or an extended stay.  It's fun to share your home and your family's routines with loved ones.  We want our guests to...

Get Organized: Closet Edition

Get Organized: Closet Edition

Closets on point. When I think of an organized closet, I envision a Real Housewives style monstrosity with clean white shelves, perfectly aligned shoes, a jewelry counter and row after row of velvet hangers displaying a rainbow of colored blouses and gowns.  When I...

Uses for Built-In Custom Cabinetry

Uses for Built-In Custom Cabinetry

4 Places & Uses for Custom Built-In Cabinets Custom cabinetry brings up images of entertainment centers, bookshelves, closet shelving, and other grandiose home features. K&V Homes homeowners have added incredible built-ins that frame fireplaces and...

New Home & Garden Trend: Straw Bale Gardening

New Home & Garden Trend: Straw Bale Gardening

Get Out Of The Weeds With Summer GardeningLast Summer, we had dreams of fresh salsa and eating peas out of the pod…what we ended up with was a bed full of weeds and a few measly tomatoes. Our foray into gardening started the first spring after we moved into our home....

An Interview with K&V Homes

An Interview with K&V Homes

Our business is built on personal relationships. From the first meeting to our final walkthrough with a client, it’s our job to get to know our homeowners. What are their likes and dislikes? What communication style works best for them throughout the construction...

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