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How Much Does a Custom Home Cost?

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There is nothing quite like a house that bears customized features, finishes, and materials, designed and built completely unique to your specifications. With this goal in mind for so many of the individuals living in-and-around Toronto, it’s important to ask the following questions: how much does it cost to build a house in Toronto, and…

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Types of Home Additions

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If you love the location of your home and don’t want to move, a custom home addition may be the right choice for you. With an endless amount of possibilities, you can transform your home into something spectacular. So how can you add a room to your house? To help with some inspiration, we’ve listed…

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Energy-Efficient Custom Home: Upgrades

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What Is an Energy Efficient Building? An energy efficient building is a structure or home that’s energy consumption is reduced but can improve and provide the same services within the building. This is achieved through a myriad of construction methods and home details. What Are the Benefits of Energy Efficiency? There are multiple benefits of…

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Custom Home Exterior Remodelling Ideas

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The outside of your home is the first thing people see and you want it to leave a lasting impression. Exterior house remodelling not only enhances the curb appeal to your property, but it also reverses the signs of aging and weather damage. As a result, remodelling your house on the outside enhances its overall…

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How to Add Height to Your Basement

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When you utilize it correctly, a basement is an important asset in a property. Your basement can be remodelled into an at-home gym, a legal secondary suite, or even a wine cellar. However, not all lower levels are constructed as viable living spaces. Because basements were once built primarily for storage, they have lower ceilings.…

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5 Home Remodeling Ideas to Increase Your House Value

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If you buy an existing or older home, chances are you need to make some changes to custom the house to your liking. Adding to your property not only creates a more functional place, but it also adds to the value of your home in general. If you are considering adding to your home, these…

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Precast Concrete for Your House’s Exterior

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Are you looking to embark on a new construction project? Then give precast concrete designs a try! Not only are they durable and aesthetically versatile; using prefab concrete in your project can also significantly reduce construction time and expenses. The Precast Concrete Advantage Improved Quality Control As opposed to standard concrete that is poured onsite,…

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Getting an Addition for Your Home

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You love your home, but maybe you just find that you need some more space. You are hesitant to move because you like the location where you are living now. Maybe you love the school district, or you are close to your family. Whatever the reason is, moving is not an option that you want…

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Custom Build Your Dream House

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You may have bought your first house as a starter home, but after that, you want to make sure that you get your dream home the next time around. The problem is that maybe you have searched all over the place for a home that meets all of your expectations. If you do not want…

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Avoid Mistakes When Designing a New Home

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You have decided to custom build your home. Or maybe you have thought to custom build your dream home but have not made a decision yet. Either way, this is a big step that you may not want to take lightly. It is important to know all about the design process because people are going to get…

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