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Cowichan Valley Home Builder

Made to Last has been proud to work as a Cowichan Valley home builder since 2012.  After years of experience building homes in Alberta, company Owner Steven Fitzpatrick moved to Vancouver Island in 2009, and founded Made to Last Custom Homes a few years later.  Since then, we have completed many large renovations, significant additions, […]

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Job Posting – Project Manager

Made to Last is offering a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced Project Manager. JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for the management of up to 6 custom home completions each year, from the beginning of groundwork to handing over the keys to very satisfied customers. Key responsibilities include: Create and manage project […]

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Our Fairtide Home in YAM Magazine

We are very excited to share with you that one of our projects was chosen to be featured in the July/August edition of YAM Magazine, Victoria’s premier lifestyle magazine. After seeing our website, the Editor of YAM contacted us to ask if they could highlight our work.  She asked to interview us and present one […]

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Goldstream Heights Update

270º of Views Check out these pictures from our current build on Goldstream Heights, just south of Shawnigan Lake. We are currently finishing the interior: cabinetry, electrical fixtures, tiling, glass installations, and interior trim are all in process. This home captures 270 degrees of mountain and water views. From inside, you can see the Salish […]

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Oceanfront custom home exterior siding

Choosing the Right Siding for Your Home

The exterior siding of a home is somewhat like the clothing we wear. Clothing serves three main purposes: it covers our bodies, protects us from the elements, and is a statement about our style. The siding of a house (sometimes called “exterior cladding”) generally performs the same goals: To hide what is behind – Not […]

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Genoa Bay House Update

Maximize That View Check out these pictures from our current build in Maple Bay!  The roof is being completed, and soon the exterior siding will be going on.  You can click on each picture to see a bigger version. If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you may recognize the view from recent updates […]

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