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JOB POSTING – BOOKKEEPER

JOB POSTING – BOOKKEEPER

Made to Last is offering a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced Bookkeeper. Made to Last Custom Homes Ltd. is a growing residential construction company, located in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC.  Our company has been in...

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Why Are Building Material Prices Increasing?

Why Are Building Material Prices Increasing?

If you are considering building a home, you may have heard about the increasing cost of building materials. While the price of lumber catches most of the headlines, and thankfully has dropped quite a bit recently, costs are very fluid and rising in other categories....

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Time for Some Home Maintenance and Improvement

Time for Some Home Maintenance and Improvement

As we reach Spring on Vancouver Island, it's always a good time to look around the house and think about home maintenance.  Perhaps you hope to host family and friends at your home in the coming months. Or maybe you are considering selling your home. Regardless, home...

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JOB POSTING – Communication & Marketing Administrator

JOB POSTING – Communication & Marketing Administrator

JOB POSTING - COMMUNICATION & MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR Made to Last is offering a rewarding career opportunity for an experienced Communication & Marketing Administrator. Job Summary The Communication & Marketing Administrator is responsible for supporting...

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Quamichan Net Zero – A National Finalist

Quamichan Net Zero – A National Finalist

Made to Last Custom Homes is excited to announce that one of our projects is a finalist for the 2023 Canadian Home Builders’ Association's (CHBA) National Awards for Housing Excellence. The CHBA National Awards are the premiere competition for new homes and...

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Do Net Zero Homes Save You Money?

Do Net Zero Homes Save You Money?

Made to Last Custom Homes built the Quamichan Net Zero Home on the shores of Quamichan Lake in Duncan. This is the Cowichan Valley’s first officially labelled Net Zero Home. “Net Zero” means that this home produces as much energy as it is consuming. This is partially...

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What is the Cost Per Square Foot to Build a Custom Home?

What is the Cost Per Square Foot to Build a Custom Home?

One of the most common questions we hear as home builders is “What does it cost per square foot to build a home?” With many builders, such as those developing spec homes, you are dealing with fixed plans. Many choices are not offered to the homeowner. Made to Last...

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