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

Planning for Your Acreage Home: A Super Practical Guide

As Calgary and its surrounding communities continue to grow, many people are moving out of the city and onto acreages. The accessibility to larger city centers and the unparalleled natural beauty make this area perfect for building custom acreage or estate homes.   There are many things to consider, though, when searching for the right property and planning to build a custom home on an acreage. … Read More

Designing Functional & Fabulous Rooms for Kids 101

So, you want to design a totally awesome room for your kids, but don’t want it to stick out like a sore thumb from the rest of your home. Is it possible to design a space that is both functional for kids and fabulous? Can you design a timeless space for them that will grow with your child as they mature? The answer is a resounding … Read More

Why Now May Be the Best Time to Build Your Custom Home

When it comes to building a custom home these days, there is one thing on most people’s minds: price increases. It’s no secret that product availability, fuel prices, and inflation have all contributed to unprecedented rises in construction industry pricing. The most common question we get from our clients is if they can expect costs to come back down any time soon. The answer to that … Read More

What to Know Before Building a Custom Home

Getting ready to build a custom home? Congratulations! You are about to embark on an incredibly rewarding journey. There is something so special about seeing those ideas, those dreams, and those visions you have for your home come to life. Like many of our new clients, you may be wondering if there is anything you should be mindful of before getting started. Well, to help you … Read More

Exterior Design Trends to Keep Your Eye on This Summer

It’s officially June and that means that it is finally time to tackle those long-awaited exterior renovation projects! To help you get started, we have put together some of the top exterior design trends to keep your eye on this summer. 1. Fiber Cement Siding One of the most visible aspects of a home is the material used for cladding exterior walls. More and more people … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Picking the Perfect White

You are working on a home project, so you head to the paint store to buy some white paint. But to your surprise, when you arrive you discover that buying white paint is not that straightforward. In front of you lies a grand display of every color imaginable, including 5,027 different shades of white. You find a shade that looks like it will work, make your … Read More

How to Care for Your Home this Spring

Spring is in the air here in Calgary and it has many of us eager to get outside to enjoy the warmer temperatures. But before busting out the BBQs and patio furniture, there are a few things you can do to make sure your home is in tip-top shape for the warmer weather ahead! About Us Here at Braemyn Homes, your home is important to us! … Read More

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