Entries by Rachel

Understanding Energy Efficiency

Some of the advantages of a custom built home are obvious.  It’s a chance to have a home exactly the way you want it, with no agonizing trade-offs between a gourmet kitchen or master suite, or hardwood floors vs wrap-around windows.  But one of the best features is also a hidden one: energy efficiency.  When […]

How To Choose A Floor Plan

When planning your custom home, one of the first major decisions you’ll need to make involves the floor plan.  The ideal home is one that makes daily living effortless.  For some, this means a single-level floor plan.  Others prefer to keep a division between areas of the home open for entertainment, and areas of the […]

Current Custom Home Trends

Whether you’re talking plans with your contractor or colours with your designer, building a custom home involves hundreds of decisions.  The process can be exciting, but also somewhat stressful.  How do you know whether you’re making a sound choice that will look good today as well as years down the line?  Read on to learn […]