Home Design

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 »

A Luxury Home That is Green, Responsible and Sustainable

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Luxury living that is sustainable? Absolutely! For too long, the word ‘luxury’ has been associated with excess, even waste. Well, the great news is you can build a green luxury home right here in Vancouver that incorporates efficiency and sustainability without ever skimping on sumptuous comfort and exquisite beauty. We are so lucky to live in this stunning part of the world with views of the ocean, the mountains and... 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 »

Equality and Accessibility: Home Renovation and Universal Design

Universal design for home renovation enables people of all ages, abilities, disabilities and levels of mobility to live equally in a home. Using this principle to renovate is an investment in people, in the property, and in the future. Staying in Your Home as You Age   One of the most traumatic experiences in a person’s life is having to move out of their home due to old age and... Read more »

The Northwest Hacienda: New Style of Home Renovation in Vancouver

Finding a new and unique décor for your home renovation sometimes necessitates looking elsewhere for inspiration. One of the best places to check is south of the border, and I mean south. The hacienda style of Southern California combines distinctive colours with unique features to bring out your welcoming personality. This kind of design can be quite diverse and can infuse a novel ambiance that will set your home apart.... 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 »

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 »

How to Create Great House Plan Designs for New Homes and Renovations

Whether you are considering a custom home or have found your dream location but the house on the lot doesn’t  fulfill your requirements for space and layout, these tips and tricks on how to successfully create home floor plans for new homes and renovations will help. Create Home Floor Plans: Top 5 Things to Consider 1. Private and public spaces First, a couple of important definitions: Public space is an... Read more »

A Great Glimpse at Open Concept Home Designs

Innovative home designs cater to those who want their living space to function faultlessly and be a stunning standout at the same time. In recent years, open concept home designs in particular have gained increasingly popularity with homeowners who love a more uncluttered, serene approach to the overall look and feel of their house. Open concept means that an entire floor of a house can have a minimal number of... Read more »

WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

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

We were thrilled with Kerr Construction's work on our bathroom renovation and various tasks around our house. We needed a number of small things done...

P&H, 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

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

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

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

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 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

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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