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Great Ideas for Small(er) Kitchens

Many homeowners dream of a super spacious kitchen, but when reality dictates otherwise, don’t be daunted. No matter what size, brand new kitchen renovations are your opportunity to have some fun with the space you have, accommodating your needs and making it attractive and functional for years to come. Easy as 1, 2…3! Think high thoughts. If space is on the tighter side, ask your kitchen renovations specialist to design... Read more »

Ten Tips for Family-Friendly Home Renovations

You’ve been scouring the real estate market for that one special home that says it’s just right for you and your brood. You’ve got your wish list, but nothing measures up. The solution? It’s time for some savvy home renovations! Family-Friendly Home Renovations: Let There be Space—Lots of It It’s a no-brainer. Young, active family members like to move and need some safe space to spread out. Just because you... Read more »

Home Renovations: Four Fabulous Empty-Nester Ideas

Before you know it, families grow—kids move on to pursue their own independent lives and are no longer reliant on you and your household. You may even have expanded your home at some point years ago to accommodate the brood and their various activities: that huge family room for horsing around and sleepovers with friends, built-in desks in bedrooms for homework and other projects… Now you find yourself staring at... Read more »

Nifty Tips for Renovating a Bathroom

Renovating a bathroom is well worth it, but definitely takes some solid planning before your remodeling specialist plunges in. This helps to avoid last-minute changes to the project plan, which can be a source of frustration for both you and your contractor, not to mention playing ping pong with the budget. You’ve Probably Thought of This… Or Not! Check out some of these simple tips to make your brand new... Read more »

Hot Tips for Heritage Looks in New Home Construction

New home construction doesn’t always mean making like the Jetson’s and going ultra-modern. If your architectural preferences are rooted in the more traditional looking homes of the past, an experienced Vancouver builder can create pretty much any look you want, from the ground up. “Heritage” can mean different things to different people, so it’s wise to do a little research before you sit down with your new home builder to... Read more »

Clever Kitchen Renovations Can Include a Hidden Fridge

While there are many styles and makes of refrigerators out there to choose from, it can still be tough to find just the right look for the design scheme of your planned kitchen renovations. You’ve agonized over the style, colour and finish for the cabinetry, tiles and flooring, and finally feel confident that you’ve made the best choices. As for the major appliances, stainless steel is the in thing, for... Read more »

Home Renovations: Nature’s Your Designer with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

Ever wonder why some truly beautiful homes seem to have the best interior décor without having to go overboard? Often, the simplest concept seems to deliver the best effect. A great feature to take advantage of when contemplating home renovations is the inclusion of floor-to-ceiling windows in the overall design. Not a super new architectural trend, floor-to-ceiling windows have been used effectively in home design since the Bauhaus movement in... Read more »

The Appeal of Modern Home Designs in Vancouver

Heritage house tours have long been offered in the greater Vancouver area for those who appreciate traditional residential architecture and the historical interest it brings with it—and these forays don’t seem to be waning in popularity. But guess what? Vancouver also had its first ever “Modern Home Tour” this fall, with plans already in the works for another one next year. Just look around: contemporary home designs abound in the... Read more »

Going Grey: The Beauty of Slate in Luxury Custom Homes

Slate is a striking natural material that has traditionally enhanced some of the most attractive and stylish patio and garden designs for years. But imagine its beauty brought indoors, going beyond flooring to ramp up the natural look of gorgeous luxury new homes on the west coast. There’s something undeniably pleasing and elemental about fire and stone together, which is why a stunning slate fireplace surround in your custom home... Read more »

Beauty from Above: Tray Ceilings are Très Chic!

You may have admired this particular kind of ceiling before but didn’t know the term for it. Where does the “tray” ceiling get its name? Well, basically it’s because it resembles an upside-down tray. This ceiling style includes a recessed or inverted portion that adds architectural interest and depth to a space. The tray portion can be finished to match the surrounding ceiling for a simple, clean look. Or for... Read more »

WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

I appreciate the fine workmanship that Kerr provided on my home.

C. B., Vancouver

This is the best team I have ever worked with. I am most satisfied with Kerr’s prompt response and unflappable approach when there were problems,...

Vancouver, BC

GuildQuality Review

Renovation of decks. The work was performed on time. I was always kept informed of their progress. The quality of the work was very good...

Neil, Kitsilano

HomeStars Review

We hired Kerr Construction to tear down our 25 year old North Van bungalow right down to the concrete foundations, and then rebuild it 50%...

Kaufman, North Van

Google Review

We are extremely pleased with the quality of the work performed by the Kerr crew on our renovation. They were onsite, ready to work everyday...

Dale T., New Westminster

Good Job overall! The job was for a reno of the bathroom. The job was done overall very well … the contractor was friendly and...

Aatma, Coquitlam

HomeStars Review

Doug Kerr of Kerr Construction helped us get into our dream home by building us a fabulous house a few years ago. We found Kerr...

A. M., North Vancouver

Yelp.ca Review

Kerr Construction did an outstanding job on our very extensive and complicated renovation project. We have a circa 1925 Heritage home which we loved but...

Anna K., Vancouver

Kerr Construction has been consistent in quality work and good service. They kept us up to date, showed up on time, provided good time estimates,...

TL, Vancouver

Homestars review

Kitchen Renovation. All trades were wonderful, cleaned up every day, on time, pleasant to have around, and the finished product was totally up to our...

AGS, Westside

HomeStars Review

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