Home Design

Custom Home Builder tips for a Transitional Custom Home in Calgary

We can all agree that building a custom home is a life-changing experience for any homeowner. It is the perfect opportunity to materialize the home you have always dreamed of. But it entails so many details that some stages of the process may feel daunting. To avoid this, the best way to go is to trust your project to the right Calgary custom home builder.

Custom Home Builder tips for a Traditional Custom Home in Calgary

When building your custom home in Calgary, one of the most exciting and challenging stages of the building process is choosing the overall building and design style. On the first part of this blog series, we focused on the main characteristic of modern homes. Today we bring you more details about building a traditional custom home in Calgary.

Custom Home Builder tips for a Modern Custom Home in Calgary

When the building the perfect or ideal custom home in Calgary, our homeowners have the unique opportunity of participating in all the stages of the building process. Also, our homeowners have the chance to select every single detail they dream to have in their new home in Calgary.

Design Tips to Help You Make the Most of a Small Bathroom

One of the most important rooms in modern custom homes is the bathroom. This is the space where we prepare for the day and relax at the end of it. That is why bathrooms are probably the most renovated rooms by home builders in Calgary. And it turns out the main reason for this type of renovation is size: Let’s face it, there are few things worse than a small, unfunctional bathroom.

All You Need to Know About Your Dream Kitchen Layout: An Island or a Peninsula?

When planning the construction or renovation of a new custom home in Calgary, one of the areas that probably gets more attention and causes the most doubt is the kitchen. An essential part of any kitchen construction or renovation is the layout planning, as this will define the overall look and functionality of your future kitchen.

Calgary Custom Home Builder Basics for the Ideal Kitchen

When you are ready to build your new custom home or to start a major renovation to your existing home, one of the rooms that require plenty of attention in the design stage is the kitchen. Nowadays, the kitchen is not only the place to cook, but it is also a place for us to do a plethora of activities, such as entertaining guests, spending time with family, and even for your kids to do their homework.

6 Items You Should Consider Before Building Your Custom Infill Home in Calgary

When you are thinking about building a new custom home in Calgary, or investing in a new infill home, it is a time in which careful planning can define the life-changing process that building a home can be. As experienced Calgary custom home builders, Sunset Homes provides you with as much information as possible so that you can make informed decisions and enjoy your home building experience. Take a look at these items you should consider before building your new home in Calgary.

Design Options That Help Increasing Your Custom Home Value

For many homeowners and homebuyers deciding to build their own home, an investment property or even renovate their home is a difficult decision to make. As experienced Calgary Custom Home Builders, at Sunset Homes, we know that cost influences the building experience. But even if you are building your forever home, it is important to take into account the future value of your home.

Advantages of Choosing Engineered Hardwood Flooring for your Calgary Custom Home

When planning your custom home design, evaluating your flooring options is one of the first steps. When selecting flooring, there are plenty of choices, but as experienced Calgary inner city home builders, we know that hardwood flooring has become our homeowners preferred choice. Take a look at our custom home builder tips for making selections to learn more about the selections process and get ready for your selections.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Attached vs. Detached Garages

The importance of a garage can never be overestimated, they are used for housing our vehicles, can be converted to storage rooms and even workspaces, thus when setting up your new custom home it would only make sense to include a garage in the plan; however, the big question here is which kind of garage works better for your custom home and family. A detached garage or an attached one. Check out these pros and cons of an attached garage to help while making your choice.

Adding a Playing Space For Your Children In Your New Custom Home

On the initial phase of planning your new custom home in Calgary, there are many things to consider adding to your home. If you are already a parent, are expecting a baby soon, or you are planning to have kids in the future, adding kid-friendly spaces and playing areas for your kids in your custom home can be an excellent choice. At Sunset Homes, as experienced builders in Calgary, we are here to highlight some creative playing spaces you could set up for your children.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Build a Home Part II 

The planning stage of your building process is important. Hiring an experienced custom home builder will provide you guidance to see your dream home come true. At Sunset Homes, Calgary’s bespoke home builder, we have collected some items to avoid the most commons mistakes when building a custom infill home. These will help you to get the best version of your new dream home.

The 4 Phases of your Custom Home Design Process

One of the most important steps for making your Custom Home come to life is the design process. Understanding all the stages that entail this process will make your custom home building experience better. Sunset Homes, Calgary's bespoke home builder, has an experienced and excellent design team that can make your dream home a reality. Our partner designers take care of architectural, exterior and interior design, and produce everything needed to progress through the construction process.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Build a Custom Home in Calgary 

Are you planning to build a home? Building a home can be a very enlightening experience. By the time it is complete you will be a wiser person with a fine story to tell. Most people who build their own home have a pretty good idea of what they want and what they need. Unfortunately, they usually have very little or no idea what they don't need. And when they are not willing to listen to sound advice, this usually leads to costly mistakes.