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Nooks and Storage


Nooks shouldn’t be limited to just the imaginative mind of children, these spaces are for everyone. The little hidden corners, loft spaces and landing areas are the perfect opportunities to create a warm and relaxing spot to read, work or just hang out.

With a bit of creativity, you can utilize dead-space or awkward areas in fun, practical and functional ways. Who doesn’t love to cozy up in a warm, quiet corner with a fantastic book and hide away for hours on end?

Or escape the hustle and bustle of the main areas of the home and retreat into silence and solitude for some self-space,...

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The Cozy Mountain Home

You don’t need to be an avid outdoor’s person living in the mountains to enjoy a warm, cozy feeling of a cabin-inspired interior for your home.This look and feel is easily achieved by combining some contrasting elements and incorporating some trendy design pieces that are sure to have you feeling at home in the mountains.Often, this aesthetic is bright and natural, contrasted with textures such as leather, linen, wood and stone. Getting creative with the combinations is what brings your own flavour to the space and intrigues the eye with one distinct material to another.

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Deep Snow Bright Sun: Best 2019 Spring Events in Whistler

In some areas spring marks the beginning of the growing season. But in Whistler, it means (among other things) spring skiing. Historically, March is one of the heaviest snowfall months for the area. So if you’re not quite ready to stow the skis for the season, head to Whistler for one last glorious shot at the snow. In March and April, the daylight lasts longer—and the chairlifts stay open for an extra half hour or so. That gives you time for one more downhill run in one of the greatest ski areas in North America.

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Best Spring Getaways Near Whistler

While Whistler may (understandably) be recognized as one of the most outstanding ski spots in North America, there is a whole lot more to the area that just point your ski tips (or board) downhill. There are a plethora of activities you can enjoy once the weather turns warmer. So if you find yourself in need of a getaway, the Whistler area has what you need. Let's take a look at some of the best spring getaways new Whistler.

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How to Hire an Experienced and Licensed Contractor or Builder

Owning your home is one of the largest investments that you will ever make. When the time comes to build, renovate or remodel, choosing a licensed contractor and builder is important. In our jurisdiction all you need is a business license to be a renovator and you need to be a licensed builder in order to build new homes. To help you understand the process of hiring a professional, we broke down the steps you should follow when hiring a contractor or builder.

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Beautiful Patios in the Sea to Sky Corridor

There’s something special about the sun in the sky and the birds chirping in the lush green trees while enjoying a tasty meal or quenching drink on a patio. Well, if you are looking for the perfect spot to have an outdoor brunch, an after-work celebration or a Vitamin D filled lunch, we have a few suggestions for you.

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Things to do in the Sea to Sky Corridor this Spring

Everyone has their own indicator that spring is here. For some, it’s the longer days and for others it’s the revival of sounds that have been muffled by winter (such as the chirping of birds). After a powder filled winter, full of events and shredding amazing lines, let’s welcome spring with open arms and here are a few suggestions on how to do just that in the Sea to Sky Corridor: 

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Four Reasons Why Living in Whistler Rocks

It’s no secret that Whistler is a fantastic place to visit. It’s been voted the number one ski resort in the world (a few times) and is a magical place that offers something for everyone. A lot of visitors to Whistler fall in love with our community and some even decide to make the move to our neck of the woods. If you are on the fence trying to decide if you want to move to Whistler, check out these four reasons on why living in Whistler is so special.

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Implementing Kaizen

In December The Whistler Question published an article about David Girard and his practice of Kaizen. We wanted to take you a bit further into understanding how this concept came into David’s life and how it’s helped his business grow. 

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Renovations in Whistler

Peak Ventures Fine Custom Homes began in 1996 as an idea to Design and Build High Quality Custom Homes for resale in Whistler and since then we’ve evolved to offer a few more services. In addition to building custom fine homes, we perform both residential and commercial renovations. A renovation of your home or business will help improve functionality and breathe fresh air into your overall aesthetics. These are four renovations that Peak Venture’s have been a part of over the years.

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