More and more, custom home builders are implementing smart home systems with voice control technology, the Amazon Echo being one example. Let’s look at the pros and cons of this trend.. The star of this year’s International Builder’s Show was a smart lady by the name of Alexa. As you know, she’s the personal digital […]
Have you ever dreamed of relocating to the mountains, or have a retirement plan that includes a move to a quaint mountain town like Durango? You’re not alone as many young people are seeking out growing mountain towns to raise families closer to nature and outdoor activities. Perhaps you are a retiree or soon to […]
Consulting with the Kogan Builders design-build team before drawing plans will ensure that your vision matches your budget and expectations are kept in check.
Continuing education is the way forward What do today’s best builders have in common? Although the answer includes many items, there’s a common thread running through each of them: a commitment to ongoing learning. The know-how needed to design and build high-performance, durable homes is evolving faster than ever. That’s why top companies commit to […]
5th Avenue Re-Defined Let’s just say that when this home was finished, it completely redefined the neighborhood and goes beyond just improving…more like elevating the whole block! Here’s what Kogan Builders had to start with:And this view from the back: A lot of time and planning went into the possibility of resurrecting this small Victorian in the […]
New technologies put the smart home within reach of any homebuyer. Connected home technology in the early 2000s was a costly proposition. In most cases, high-priced “structured wiring” linked a central server to the devices it managed and also to proprietary, hardwired keypads and control screens. Fast-forward more than a decade. Things are simpler and […]