Should You Hire an Interior Designer?

Should You Hire an Interior Designer?

Many people struggle with the idea of hiring an interior designer. Most design-build firms (a.k.a. home builder) will have someone on staff. This person can help walk you through all of the decisions that need to be made in the course of building your dream home or...
Top 3 Cottage Plans of 2020

Top 3 Cottage Plans of 2020

When you’ve built nearly 100 custom cottages in Manitoba you start to see some trends emerge. The joy of building a custom cottage means that you get to pick everything, but starting from a blank slate can be an intimidating process. That’s why we have our...
Should I Build or Renovate?

Should I Build or Renovate?

One common dilemma for those who aren’t satisfied with their current home is: ‘Should I build or should I renovate?’ While there is no clear answer, here are some of the things you should consider when you’re choosing between building a new home or renovating your...
Building In Cottage Country

Building In Cottage Country

Building your dream cottage is such an exciting experience. You’ve been planning it in your mind for years. The time is finally here and you are ready to start planning your new cottage.   There are several things to consider when building a cottage that can be...
Can I Build if I Live Out of Province?

Can I Build if I Live Out of Province?

Not everyone has the luxury of already living in or near the area where they’re planning a custom build. Whether it’s moving for work, or building a cottage 1,000 miles from home, being able to build in a location that’s more than a couple hours from where you...
What’s the Best Time of Year to Build?

What’s the Best Time of Year to Build?

The perfect time of year to build is whenever it works best for YOU. As much debate as there may be on this subject, there’s no perfect time. Due to our extremely cold winters in Canada, people often think that building in the summer months makes the most sense in...