Tag Archive: home renovations

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 »

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 »

Benefits of Feasibility Studies for Home Renovations

When planning for home renovations, excitement takes hold and it’s so easy to get carried away by the vision of what you want. There’s nothing wrong with imaginative ideas or dreaming of a great end result. But the planning must also keep its proverbial feet on the ground and go hand in hand with establishing the project’s achievability. A huge part of the initial planning stage that many homeowners fail... 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 »

The Number One Reason Why Home Renovations Go Bad

In construction, it’s easy to blame failures and unexpected problems on a variety of factors: mismanagement of time, shortsighted budgeting, use of the wrong materials, not getting what’s expected, and even the difference in vision when it comes to design and actual output. However, there is one main issue that overrides most of these matters, because this one simple factor can spell the difference between success and endless headaches leading... Read more »

What’s Best: Home Renovations or Building from Scratch?

To renovate your existing home or build a whole new house from scratch… that is indeed the question! And one that’s asked time and time again by homeowners who want to change their living space in a fairly major way, but aren’t sure which route to take. Before solving the conundrum, make sure that you know the most important issues to consider in helping you arrive at the decision that... Read more »

Understanding the One, Ten, One Hundred Rule in Home Renovations

For most people, making a few small changes on paper doesn’t seem like a major deal, but once the planning part of your home renovations is completed and the construction phase is actually underway, even a relatively minor tweak can represent more time and money than you might think. One straightforward way to consider the consequences of making changes midstream is demonstrated by the One, Ten, One Hundred Rule. Here... Read more »

Add a State-of-the-Art Wine Room with Home Renovations

No self-respecting wine aficionado should be without a top-notch wine room to properly store and enjoy those precious vintage bottles. After all, you know that exceptional vino needs proper care and coddling. There are many advantages to having a special space just for wine storage and tasting added to your own home. What a highlight for entertaining, when you take discerning dinner guests into your impressive sipping space. And remember,... Read more »

WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

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

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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

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

When you invite somebody in your home to do a renovation whether its big or small you want to make sure that you have somebody...

Kirk & Ellie, Vancouver

I had mold in my bathroom, which I was quite concerned about. I called Kerr Construction to do an estimate on dealing with that and...

T. L., Burnaby

Yelp.ca 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

Our strata complex hired Kerr Construction to replace skylights in our complex in June of this year (2013). Widely varying quotes from bidding contractors led...

Strata Council, Vancouver

Delta

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

Kerr was very reliable and on time. They kept the worksite clean at the end of each day. Kerr was very knowledgeable, courteous, thoughtful and...

K.G., Vancouver

GuildQuality Review

As the owner of a forty-unit apartment building located at 230 Ash Street in New Westminster, we have recently replaced the entire building envelope. In...

G.B., Vancouver

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