“Everything in our home speaks to quality of workmanship and materials, and attention to detail inside and out.”

Customer Stories


Thetis Island Oceanfront Home

Having moved from Winnipeg in retirement to Thetis Island in 2009 to attend Capernwray Bible School, we purchased the cabin we were renting in 2010. Since then we have been planning a major renovation. In 2012 we met Steven and his wife Nicole at a trade show in Duncan.

We started interviewing contractors for the project, and in the fall of 2012 we decided that Made to Last was the right company for the job. We decided that we would start the project at the end of May 2013. Steven was part of the planning process from the beginning and was willing to work with the designer and other professionals we had hired . Every one of them spoke very highly of Steven as well.

Once the project started, there was never any doubt that we had made the right choice. The project was agreed upon to be a cost plus basis, and Steven and his crew never spent any extra money without first consulting with us. The quality of the workmanship is first class, as are all his workers and his sub-trades. Would I hire him again? Yes, without a doubt. From a financial point of view, he gave us statements every two weeks showing wages, expenditures, etc. and balances showing credits or debts. Steven is a man of his word and one of the most honest business people that I have met in a long time. He is also a very caring and loving family man. We have come to know his wife and family and consider them more than just business contacts. Feel free to contact us at any time.

A very happy customer,
Rodney & Myrna


Woodland Hills Home

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.

We chose Steve over other bidders as we were initially impressed with his knowledge, honesty and integrity. All of this proved to be true over the coming months. We were always included in decisions, and he has a good sense of design and worked well with our designer. He was flexible with changes, which came often, and he has a great team including subcontractors.
We highly recommend Made to Last.

Susan & Mark


Seacloud Home

Steven from Made to Last Custom Homes was very responsive both during and after construction of my new home. He answered all questions quickly and in detail. If he didn’t know the answer, he wouldn’t guess, but find out and get back to me.

He did this a number of times and never forgot to get back to me. This impressed me. He handled the usual last-minute changes professionally and thoroughly.

His sub-trades obviously cared about their work and took pride in doing a great job. They were friendly and helpful when I showed up on site.

When we did the final walk-through, the building inspector was present and was very complimentary toward Steven and his crew. There were no issues, not even minor ones.

Steven has been just as responsive after closing as he was during construction. He arranged for the exterior painting to be finished as soon as the weather permitted.

I would have no hesitation in recommending Steven from Made to Last Custom Homes to anyone looking for a housing contractor.


Fairtide Home

We are very happy with the work they do! They are very responsive to questions, upfront with all the billing and pricing. We had no concerns about what we were paying for and the staff was very respectful. They are a great team and they have provided us with a beautiful end product.

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