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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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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