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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?

Our clients have many questions about the home building process. One of the most common is “What does it cost per square foot to build a home?” The quick answer to this question is that it really depends! With many builders, such as those developing spec homes, you...

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Why and How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

What is a Custom Home? If you are building a home, doesn’t that mean it is a custom home? Not necessarily. Many builders are developers who will buy up large portions of land and separate it into lots. Developers then build homes based on a small number of fixed...

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The High Performance Home: Building Beyond the Standard

The High Performance Home: Building Beyond the Standard

What is a High Performance Home? With energy costs rising, an increased concern for the environment, and a focus on comfort, homebuyers are more often turning to high performance homes to meet their needs. High performance homes use less energy and are more...

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Self-isolating? Time for Some Home Maintenance and Improvement

Self-isolating? Time for Some Home Maintenance and Improvement

With people self-isolating in their home due to COVID-19, many are looking for projects to keep them busy. If you have one of our custom homes, but you've been neglecting your home maintenance, this time at home provides you the chance to catch up. If you live in an...

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Come Join Our Team!

Come Join Our Team!

CURRENTLY HIRING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS Made to Last Custom Homes is looking to hire construction workers!  We have positions available for a number of roles, including lead hand carpenter, carpenter, and labourer.  Share the news or contact us today to learn more. WHO...

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JOB FILLED – Communication & Administration Assistant

JOB FILLED – Communication & Administration Assistant

JOB POSTING FILLED - JANUARY 2020 Made to Last Custom Homes is offering a rewarding career opportunity for an experienced Communication & Administration Assistant. JOB SUMMARY The Communication & Administration Assistant is responsible for supporting the Owner...

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Choosing the Right Exterior Siding for Your Home

Choosing the Right Exterior 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...

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Cowichan Valley Home Builder

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...

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“Made to Last has built our custom designed new home and we are thrilled with the results. Everything in our home speaks to quality of workmanship and materials, and attention to detail inside and out.”

designed new home and we are thrilled with the results. Everything in our home speaks to quality of workmanship and materials, and attention to detail inside and out.

“Made to Last designed our new home and we are thrilled with the results. Everything in our home speaks to quality of workmanship and materials, and attention to detail inside and out.”

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