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35 Luxury Porcelain Ideas for Your Custom Home

35 Porcelain Tile Ideas Architects, interior designers, and homeowners alike are enamored with porcelain tile. It is made from clay that has been hard-pressed into molds and kiln-fired at extremely high temperatures, making it one of the hardest, most durable tiles available. It stands up to heavy foot traffic, resists

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Smart Home Automation for Your Custom Home

“The truth is, these days when people buy a new home, they expect it to have some home automation features,” says Chris Underschultz, the owner of AV Works. Based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, AV Works collaborates with Canterbury Homes Inc. to provide home automation solutions in their luxurious custom built

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29 Luxury Marble Ideas for Your Custom Home

[toc] From ancient Greeks to modern times, architects, sculptors, and interior designers have been fascinated with marble. Each slab is unique and gives any room a look of opulence and splendour. Marble also suggests a classic, minimalist look and goes well with a palette of white and subdued hues. Marble

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Creating Your Ultimate Custom Closet

You have decided that it’s time to get organized… Whether Custom Building a new home or re-organizing an existing space. It’s the start of a new year and you want to begin clutter free… Start your initial checklist to ensure your home will be clutter-free: Who are the end users?

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Guide to Choosing a Luxury Custom Home Builder

The largest investment most people make in their lifetime is buying a new home. You want to get it right the first time. That’s why choosing the right custom home builder is important. The working relationship between you and your custom home builder will last 10 – 12 months, plus

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2017 Top 10 Luxury Home Trends

The 2017 Trends for Home Style and Interior Design What can you expect for home trends this year? After researching some of the top Designer Sites, here is the shortlist of Top 10 Trends for 2017 … 1. 2017 Pantone Color of the Year Ready for it… Pantone 15-0343 “Greenery”

Ownership – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 7)

Your home is complete; you have done your final walk-through and are ready to move into your new custom home. All legal paperwork is finalized; you are officially a homeowner. Congratulations! As members of the Alberta New Home Warranty Program, it is mandatory to complete a “Certificate of Possession” prior

The Building Process – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 6)

Your blueprints are complete, your mortgage is in place, paperwork is signed off, and you have made your selections to personalize your new custom home. The home building process is underway… Construction begins once building and development permits are approved. Your Home Goes up! Here are the phases your house

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Blueprints – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 4)

You have made the first few important decisions… You have chosen your lot, you know which style of home you are building, and you have a layout for the home. Your ideas are now laid out on paper and you are the proud owner of a Preliminary Blueprint. This early set