5 Ways to Make Your Home More Pet-Friendly

For many of our KB homeowners, their pets are important and loved members of their families. Here are five tips on how to design a pet-friendly home you and your pets will love. 1. Create a Dog (Mud) Room There are few things more satisfying than witnessing the pure joy of a dog enjoying the … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Home More Pet-Friendly

National Preparedness Month: Is Your Home Ready?

In honor of National Preparedness Month, we’ve put together a list of safety suggestions designed to assist you in making your own preparations.* From equipping your home for disaster to stocking a kit of survival supplies and putting together a clearly defined plan for your family and pets, these suggestions will help you be ready … Continue reading National Preparedness Month: Is Your Home Ready?

Six Flowers That Bloom In Spring

By: Peter Goldberg   Spring doesn’t seem official until we’re greeted by fresh, riotous blooms. Whether they’re perennials returning to life or sprouting anew, the welcoming signs of winter’s thaw come in a rainbow of colors. With so many to choose from, we’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful and popular blooms to help … Continue reading Six Flowers That Bloom In Spring

KB Home & Moen: Shower Design Tips

Create the Perfect Shower in Your New Home with Just a Few Simple Steps Some people hop in the shower first thing in the morning… Others prefer to rinse off to wind down at the end of the day. As you create your dream house, there are a number of easy ways to transform your … Continue reading KB Home & Moen: Shower Design Tips

Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping comes from the Greek word “xeros,” meaning ‘dry.’ It’s a form of landscaping developed in Denver in 1981 during a massive drought. This type of dry landscaping is especially popular in areas where drought conditions are common or where water is expensive. However, it isn’t just for arid regions, but rather anywhere homeowners are … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping

5 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Home

‘Tis the season for new year’s resolutions! This year, why not enlist an ally you probably hadn’t thought of before – your own home. That’s right, teaming up with your humble abode might just set you on the path to success. Here are five resolutions that you and your home can tackle together: 1. Save … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Home

The Best Way to Take Care of Tile Floors

One of the many advantages of having tile floors is the maintenance factor; tile is easier to clean than other flooring surfaces, especially when sealed correctly. If not sealed correctly, the grout can soak up stains and leave your living space looking less than pleasant. There are stain resistant grouts available to help with this, … Continue reading The Best Way to Take Care of Tile Floors

Be Water-Wise in Every Room

Sure, you turn off the lights when you leave the room.  You recycle. But are you doing everything possible to be water-wise at home? Conserving water at home is an important part of living a sustainable lifestyle. Luckily you can live a water-wise life by changing just a few of your daily habits. Remember, saving … Continue reading Be Water-Wise in Every Room

Shelter from the Storm

Is your home ready for extreme weather? Taking proactive steps to prepare your home for severe weather before it hits can help minimize damage to your home and even more importantly help protect your family. Severe weather could include everything from hail, tornados and floods to winter storms, thunderstorms and high winds. No matter your … Continue reading Shelter from the Storm