From Blueprint to Brilliance: Unveiling the Secrets of a Well-Designed Floor Plan

Designing a custom home is for many people a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a space uniquely crafted to reflect their own lifestyle, tastes, and preferences. Long before you need to find the perfect paint colors or strategize about what tile to use for your kitchen backsplash, the design for your new home will start with something very simple but essential: the floor plan. … Read More

To Build or Not to Build: Your Guide to Building Vs. Renovating

To build or not to build: that is the question on many people’s minds as they decide whether building a custom home is the right option for them or if they are better off renovating their existing home instead. For many people, the answer to this question ultimately comes down to what makes the most sense for them financially. However, comparing the costs of building a … Read More

Building Your Dreams: Answering Your Top 5 FAQs About Custom Homes in Calgary

Embarking on the journey to build your own custom home in Calgary is an exciting endeavor that offers creative freedom and the chance to craft a living space perfectly designed to your preferences and lifestyle. However, as with any major undertaking, the path to creating your dream home comes with many questions and considerations. From design and permits to costs and timelines, the process can feel … Read More

What To Know Before Designing Your Custom Cottage

Since 2010, CottageClub has been a thriving, family-oriented, recreation-based community near Calgary, Alberta and it is easy to see why so many people love living there. The breathtaking mountain views, the private access to Ghost Lake, the extensive trail system, the amazing amenities, and the abundance of open space to explore. This fantastic community has it all! One of the most unique aspects of CottageClub, though, … Read More

How to Choose the Right Custom Home Builder

When it comes to building a custom home, one of the most important decisions you will need to make is which builder to engage for the construction of your new home. But with so many different builders to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? Here are our top tips for choosing a home builder for your new custom home. 1. … Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your New Home

So, you’ve decided to build a new custom home. First, congratulations! Designing and building the home of your dreams is truly an amazing and rewarding experience. You may be wondering, though, “What’s next?” Do you start by engaging an architect to design your home? Or should you talk with a builder? What about things like permitting, engineering, etc.? And how on earth can you make sure … Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your Home Renovation

Who doesn’t love a good home renovation? There is nothing quite like having the opportunity to rethink an existing space and breathe some new life into it. But as with many projects, a good home renovation requires good planning. That’s why today we are talking about the five biggest mistakes people make when planning a major home renovation and (most importantly) how you can avoid them! … Read More

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Custom Home?

So, how much does it cost to build a custom home? This is one of the biggest questions clients have when thinking about building a new home and it is an important one. However, when building a custom home there are many variables that contribute to what it is going to cost because it is, well… custom! To help answer this important question, let’s take a … Read More

2022: A Year in Review

As 2022 comes to a close and another new year is upon us, we wanted to share a few of our favorite projects from this year as well as give you a sneak peek at some of the new builds and renovations we have coming up for 2023! Charming Lake Cottage We kicked 2022 off by finishing up the Charming Lake Cottage at CottageClub, Ghost Lake. … Read More

How to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Winter is right around the corner here in Calgary and let’s face it. From the constant freeze-thaw cycle to the harsh winds and extremely cold temperatures, our homes endure quite a lot this time of year! Thankfully, there are some simple things you can do to make sure your home is winter ready. Here are our top 5 tips for getting your home ready this winter! … Read More

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