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Interior Design
  Home design, like many other things, goes through trends and fads. One season one color or material may be extremely popular and sought after, and the next it may be obsolete and dated. This poses a challenge for clients building custom homes. Should you embrace what’s popular and bold now or go the safer...
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  One of the first things we ask new custom home clients during the design stage is whether they like a more traditional closed off floor plan, or the more currently popular open concept layouts. While open concept layouts may be more popular these days, they’re not always the best option. People should really consider...
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  Picking the perfect paint color is a challenge. Even once you settle on a general color, there are still tons of options to choose from. From shades to tones, picking paint isn’t easy. Any interior designer or home builder will tell you that some colors are easier than other’s to find the perfect shade. Here...
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  Does your Toronto home suffer from a low ceiling? There are a number of reasons the ceilings may be lower than normal, or just appear that way. It’s a common problem that can impact a number of other design choices. Luckily there are a number of tricks you can do to make them appear...
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  We don’t often think about our bathroom floors, but they’re important. They greet us in the morning when we get ready, they’re there after a shower, and while we’re getting ready for bed. Picking the right flooring for a bathroom can make a big impact on daily life even if we don’t think about...
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  Love them or hate them, most living rooms these days are all about the TV. TV placement is one of the top questions we get asked about when designing custom homes and it’s also one of the first things people look for when buying a home. Designing around a piece of technology can be...
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  The details never end when it comes to custom home building. Once you’ve selected your kitchen sink and countertop, you then have to decide on the sink reveal. A reveal refers to the amount of sink you see “revealed” under the counter. This only applies to undermount sinks, and there are three reveal options....
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  While the dining room isn’t often the star of the home, it does serve a vital function. It’s where families gather for holidays, homework is done, parties are held, and meals are eaten. Here are a few great tips for planning the perfect dining room for your custom home!   Open, Closed, Formal or...
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One of the most common things we hear from clients is how surprised they are that so many professions work on the project. From architects to electricians, many people play a role in making a home. Here are a few of the most common professions you’ll find involved in a custom home building project.  ...
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  Have you ever thought about how much daily wear your kitchen floor gets? Food splatter, daily walking, liquid spills and so much more. The flooring you put in your custom home kitchen should match the style of the room, but it should also be suitable for the type of use it will get in...
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