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Seven Things to Expect With Your Home Remodel

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Flipping through magazines, browsing the internet and watching TV shows can give some amazing, inspirational home renovation ideas. What they don’t show is the process you and your home will go through. Wouldn’t it be nice to be told the truth about what to expect when renovating a house? A balanced, honest set of expectations is essential. Not all doom, gloom and fear. Not all sunshine and rainbows. Just the... Read more »

8 Signs Your Home Builder Isn’t Right for You

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Having your home built or renovated requires trusting the people doing the job, otherwise it will become excessively expensive and stressful. Knowing how to choose a builder is the first step before you think about breaking ground. Not all builders are the same, so know what to look for and recognize the signs when a contractor is not right for you. Insurance and License Start with the essentials. Never hire... Read more »

Staircase Designs – Traditional, Modern, Elegant and Practical

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For as long as people have lived inside four walls and under a roof, they have striven to make their homes extensions of themselves. When houses went from single story to multi, they didn’t just gain more space. They gained another way for homeowners to show off their taste, style and personality: the staircase. Staircases the world over have long been so much more than just a way of getting... Read more »

Three Inspirations to Create a Celebrity Style Home

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It’s no secret that many people love looking at celebrities’ homes and wish to live in similar style. Whether those celebs have simple looking homes or flashy, ostentatious monuments to the wealth they’ve amassed, there are often some design ideas  that inspire the imagination is us all. One thing famous people are good at is having homes that combine comfort and space with privacy from prying eyes. So, if you’re... Read more »

Design Builders: The Value Engineers

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Many people have heard of the “Design and Build” method of construction, but few understand what it means. All consumers want their construction project completed as quickly as possible, spending as little money as possible in the process. But what is actually needed to achieve their plans is precisely what Design Builders provide. The Concept of Design-Build The traditional method of residential construction has been “Design/Bid/Build”, whereby the owner contracted... Read more »

Ten Things You Need to Know When Hiring a Contractor

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At one time or another, we all need help from a professional; be it a doctor, lawyer, accountant or realtor. Home renovations are no different. Even the DIY “handyman” homeowner sometimes needs help from a renovation contractor for larger or more complex jobs. Whether you’re planning to remodel your kitchen, renovate your basement suite, or build an addition, hiring a contractor with proper skills and expertise will ensure the job... Read more »

Keep Vancouver’s Unique History – Restore Your Heritage Home

Vancouver residents will have noticed the continued construction of condominium buildings across the city in 2014. This change may be a blessing for construction companies, but for many in the city it highlights a disheartening trend. Vancouver is losing more and more of its character buildings that have history and heritage, to be replaced with condominiums and other multi-dwelling properties. Every business wants to make money, but it’s vital that... Read more »

The Master Bedroom You Have Always Dreamed About

Have you longed to remodel your master bedroom? Then do it right and transform it into a haven of luxury, seclusion and practicality. Here are a few ideas that could make your master bedroom perfect for you and the envy of others. The walk-in closet In this day and age, old built-in closets with folding doors are just, well, old. A walk-in closet is a must have. It’s more than... Read more »

Pamper Yourself with a Luxurious Master Bathroom

Your master bathroom should be not only functional, but also a place for luxurious relaxation. With today’s bathroom design ideas and unique fixtures, it can be an inviting, beautiful and comforting space. Whether you prefer an invigorating shower massage or a long soak in the tub, you can turn your master bathroom into a sanctuary for de-stressing after a hard day. Bathroom design ideas can help you transform the space... Read more »

Simple Home Storage Design Ideas That Make All the Difference

No matter how much storage we have, we always need more, right? But what happens when you think your home has no room for any more? Forget renting an external facility. Get creative by having shelving and storage solutions built into the structural features of your home. You’d be surprised at how incredible design ideas can transform the unused spaces and unusual angles in your house. Take a look at... Read more »

WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

All the support posts for our carport were rotten and needed to be replaced. The estimator from Kerr came over and reviewed the project. We...

Neil, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

Kerr Construction did a major renovation on our home, we got exactly what we wanted with no corners cut. The job took a little longer...

B.C., Vancouver

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

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

C. B., Vancouver

Kerr Construction designed and built our bathroom, which we love. Fabulous and economical design choices, excellent quality work and the final result is fabulous. Well...

Chrystal, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

My wife and I recently hired Kerr Construction to complete a reno of our living and dining room on our family home in North Vancouver....

D & J, North Vancouver

Homestars and Yelp Review

I loved the design. I found Nisha very easy to work with and she made recommendations that we liked and listened to my choices. Grant...

Vancouver, BC

GuildQuality Review

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

House Renovation. Good comprehensive work on project from initial discussion of concepts to architectural design to execution to lockup. Work was well done and has...

M, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

Fixing water damage at my house and doing some renovations. Great work - would recommend Kerr Construction came out and fixed a water leak I...

S.W., Richmond

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