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Nooks and Storage

GETTING CREATIVE WITH SPACES

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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The Anatomy of a Building Project: How long does it take to build a new home or remodel an existing one?

It is refreshing when a client approaches us about helping them with a project and they’ve done their homework and understand what is involved to get a project from concept/idea stage to constructed/moving-in stage. It’s refreshing, but unfortunately, not very common.

I would like to shed some light on the process here with the hope it will help those that are about to embark on a construction project and perhaps don’t have prior experience, or have been told something that is inaccurate by their hairstylist, or brother’s girlfriend’s brother who happened to build their deck at the summer cabin back in...

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BC Building Code Update Comes into Effect December 19, 2014

Is your builder up to date?

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