Latest News from Made to Last

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Bare Point Custom Home Renovation

Bare Point Custom Home Renovation

When Bare Point Custom Home began construction in 2018, the homeowners always planned to complete a future project. The goal was to add to the home and renovate a portion of the existing home after a few years. The original build focused on affordability. But, an...

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3 Steps Before Building A Custom Home

3 Steps Before Building A Custom Home

1. Know Your Numbers Financing is an important aspect when building your dream home.  At Made to Last, with our accurate and detailed estimates, we work with your bank to simplify the process for payments and ensure that you are fully aware of all costs and spending....

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Come Join Our Team! – Exterior Siding Contractor

Come Join Our Team! – Exterior Siding Contractor

CURRENTLY HIRING EXTERIOR SIDING CONTRACTOR OR CARPENTER Made to Last Custom Homes is looking to hire an Exterior Siding Contractor or Carpenter!  We are looking for carpenters or subcontractors with experience in residential Exterior Siding.  Share the news or...

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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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How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

How do You Build a Custom Home? Is every new home a custom home? Many new homes are built by small companies or large developers. These businesses prioritize efficient profit and meet that need by only having a small number of fixed house plans. Developers buy up...

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We Give Back

We Give Back

  The Made to Last team feels blessed to live and work in the beautiful Cowichan Valley.  We want to share that good fortune with others and help build a strong community. Being able to give back has opened our eyes to what really matters and encouraged us to do...

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Founding Cowichan Valley’s Premier Home Builder

Founding Cowichan Valley’s Premier Home Builder

Steven Fitzpatrick founded Made to Last Custom Homes in 2011. He wanted the company to reflect his values and beliefs. As a result, Made to Last is recognized as the industry leader in the Cowichan Valley. We are known for craftsmanship, integrity, and a...

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Come Join Our Team!

Come Join Our Team!

CURRENTLY HIRING Made to Last Custom Homes is a growing residential construction company, located in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC. Our company has been in operation since 2011, and primarily builds quality custom homes. We have positions available for a...

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