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Are You Building a Monster Home?

Monster homes are taking the country by storm. Homeowners are building homes in excess of 5,000 square feet within mature neighbourhoods. These monster homes are tearing communities apart, destroying the character of old neighbourhoods, and drastically changing property values. As the home renovation industry in Canada continues to grow, homeowners need to familiarize themselves with the monster home problem and learn how to avoid it. TrustedPros recommends homeowners to double check their building permits, stick to their project, and aim to maintain neighbourhood aesthetic to avoid contributing to this growing Canadian issue.

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Builder and General Contractor
General Contractor vs Home Builder - Which Do You Need?

Deciding to build a new home can be a costly endeavor. Before you start down that road, it is important to know what your options are and how you can most effectively get what you are looking for. Contrary to what some people think, there are major differences between the two, and understanding these differences is very important to making building decisions.

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New home construction
New Home Construction: A Good Time

New home construction can be less expensive because skilled labour and new building materials are cheaper. This means custom builders can lower the new home construction cost.

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Home construction planning
New Home Construction Planning

New home construction usually requires home builders to follow home plans. This article shows how planning the project is more important than just new home plans.

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Home construction planning
New Home Construction

Custom home builders in new home construction have gone through many changes and offer more custom home build options for consumers.

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Cottage
The New Cottage Home; Cottage Construction Basics

The long awaited time has finally come to take steps toward the creation of your very own country cottage. But first take the time to consider important points and aspects of cottage building before lunging ahead.

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Log home
Log Homes

Log home builders are building easy to build, energy efficient log homes, traditional log homes and conventional homes with cedar, hemlock, pine, douglas fir materials.

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Log home
The Art of Log Home Construction; From Humble Beginnings to Modern - Day Big Business

The art of log home construction has been around for centuries. Today's designs offer something for everyone. From a rustic log cabin, to modest country living, to elaborate, grand scale luxury log homes.

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Building contractor
Avoid a Nightmare; Hire a Qualified Building Contractor

You've decided on your building project, whether new construction or remodeling. Perhaps you have chosen a new building to house your business, and you will need either a general building contractor or a metal building contractor. Hiring the right home building contractor or new home construction contractors is crucial in ensuring a successful build.

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Home construction
Common Home Building Mistakes

Here, we'll review some of the most common mistakes made during the exciting and nerve-wracking time of planning and building your new home. We'll also let you know how to avoid these mistakes, saving yourself from big headaches and big bills down the road.

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Laneway Houses Offer Green Urban Renewal

The re-introduction of laneway houses has been great news for urban areas where there is excess space on private property that can be utilized for housing. Rather than revamped garage spaces laneway houses are built beside backyard garages and their frontage is on the alleyway. Some times called backyard cottages these dwellings offer a modest, modern and green approach to city living.

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