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30 Home Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

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Home renovations, regardless of their size, can be a scary undertaking. Plenty of time, effort, and money will be invested into making your home look great, and there’s nothing worse than completing a project only to realize you’ve made a design or installation mistake. In order to avoid this outcome, and the financial and mental…

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Kitchen Renovations Toronto

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Designing the right kitchen is an important step in home renovations. As one of the most important rooms in your home, a beautifully renovated kitchen will not only meet all your cooking and entertaining needs, but kitchen renovations significantly increase the value of your home. That is why, when you are planning your kitchen remodelling…

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Prefab/ Modular Additions

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Your home is one of the biggest expenses you will ever have. For many homeowners buying a home to spend many happy years in is the ultimate goal. However, as your life changes, your home will not always meet your evolving needs. Prefab home additions are a great way to add more space to your…

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Second Story Additions

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The Toronto housing market is one of the most expensive in Canada. So when you want a larger home, it can be difficult to find something on a budget. That is why a second story addition may be the right solution for your home goals. Black Pearl Custom Homes offers more than 20 years of…

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Bungalow Additions

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Black Pearl Custom Homes – Addition on a bungalow A bungalow offers cosy living space in the heart of the city. Sometimes, however, it would be nice to have a little more room to create a more functional place to call home. Adding an addition to your bungalow is a cost-effective way to gain space…

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Renovation Checklist – How to Plan Your Renovation

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So you’re taking the plunge and renovating something in your home, congratulations! There are many reasons to renovate. You may need to repair or replace something, like your leaky roof or your siding or your gaudy windows. Perhaps you are ready to modernize that 70’s inspired orange kitchen or bathroom, say goodbye to that shag…

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Duplex and Triplex Custom Homes for Rental & Passive Income

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Rental properties continue to be a popular and successful way to earn passive income. With the cost of building custom homes comparable to buying a pre-existing place, many real estate investors are choosing to build duplexes and triplexes to turn into rental units. When considering building your own rental unit, there are different options available…

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Questions to Ask Your Custom Home Builder

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Surprisingly enough, the most challenging part about building a custom home in Toronto is not the building itself. Many people report that the hardest part for them as future homeowners is deciding on the right contractor. Between the horror stories and the online reviews, it can be daunting to sign a contract with a custom…

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How to Find the Right Custom Home Builder

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Many people love the idea of building a custom home. It gives them versatility and creative control over how their future home will look like. While the thought of building a home from the ground up may be very exciting, finding the right custom home builder is often a challenge because most people don’t know…

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