Interior Design

Staircase Designs – Traditional, Modern, Elegant and Practical

St. Petersburg Russia - December 16 2011: Bronze jockey on a horse in the interior of the living room in two-storey apartments near the glass staircase.

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 »

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 »

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’s the Difference Between an Interior Designer and Decorator?

Though many people use the terms “interior design” and “interior decorating” to refer to the results of one and the same profession, there are definite differences worth knowing about, especially if you’re in the market to involve one or the other in your home design process. Most good custom home builders will have at least one kind of skilled and creative designer working as part of their team. A Closer... Read more »

Great Tips from an Interior Designer to Get Ready For Spring

Spring is around the corner! It’s time to consider new projects. Tips from an Interior Designer Spring is a time when we head outside, dust off our patios, clean windows and maybe spruce up our interiors and exteriors with an injection of colour or tackling that long postponed project. We have been hibernating, and if I speak for myself, am feeling like my surroundings are stale and I’m bored with... Read more »

Bright Ideas: Interior Design Shines with Great Lighting

The ways you choose to light your home, inside and out, affect the overall mood, pace and feeling of your living areas. Here are some top-notch interior design lighting definitions, tips and tricks you can use to create the perfect space you’ve always dreamed of, simply with lighting! The 1, 2, 3s of Lighting Styles 1. Overall Pot lights can be a good source of overall lighting. When incorporating these... Read more »

How to Work With an Interior Designer

When most people think about hiring an interior designer, they think mainly of aesthetics: wall colors, window treatments, pillow patterns. But those are only the finishing touches; just one part of what an interior designer offers to the whole process. Design pros go beyond cosmetic concerns to ensure that your space feels harmonious, from its floor plan and architectural envelope, to the last nail head, light fixture, and piece of... Read more »

WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

This letter will confirm that Kerr Construction has done many jobs for the Justice Institute and we have found his work to be of first...

P.W., Vancouver

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

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

Kerr Construction has given us our dream kitchen and more. Our renovation included the removal of a wall between the kitchen and dining room, the...

Jenney L., Vancouver

We are very happy with our new home office thanks to Kerr Construction. Their team, including project managers, trades and sub-trades, is professional, friendly and...

C.M, North Vancouver

Kerr Construction did repairs at the back of my house replacing some rotting cedar boards. They also built a shed addition giving me extra outdoor...

Havlock, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

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

We totally renovated our 100 year old Kitsilano Craftsman home. We had to fire the first contractor as he was charging by the hour and...

D.S., Kitsilano

Houzz 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

I would like to compliment you on getting the painting and alterations done on time and on schedule. As you know, we use this building...

B.M., Vancouver

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