Laneway Homes

Latest Proposed Changes for Vancouver Laneway Homes

In the interest of keeping up to date with the latest possibilities on the Vancouver laneway housing scene, it’s important to note, especially if you’re considering having one constructed on your property, that some changes to the regulations have recently been proposed. Supporters of laneway homes are optimistic. The potential changes aim to both: fast-track processes of approval for one-story coach houses expand zoning to allow them in all single-family... Read more »

Put Your Finger on the Pulse of Laneway Homes

The buzz about local laneway homes just keeps growing, and with good reason. In the three short years since Vancouver’s laneway housing bylaw came into being, numerous homeowners are discovering the boons and benefits of having one of these handy structures added to their property. Laneway homes are commonly being constructed to take up the same footprint as an existing garage, but don’t despair if there isn’t a garage or... Read more »

Benefits of Laneway Homes

Since the passing of a new bylaw in 2009, building laneway homes in Vancouver has become an appealing option for progressive Vancouver residents. Experienced custom home builders know the ins and outs of this relatively new and exciting housing opportunity. When you think about it, laneway homes are the ideal choice in a number of situations. Your grown kids are starting their own families, but haven’t yet got the resources... 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

Kerr gives detailed info before the work begins with regard to what will be happening and when, they stick to that plan and clean up...

Penny P., Vancouver

GuildQuality Review

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

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

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

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

HomeStars 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

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

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

HOW WE WORK

Our Projects Run Smoothly,
On Budget and On Schedule

We know that keeping projects on budget and on
schedule makes a successful home renovation or
new building construction

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HOW WE WORK

Detailed Planning,
Skilled Workmanship

At Kerr we think through all the little details
and how things will function, like which way doors
will swing on the cabinets or the fridge

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HOW WE WORK

The Homeowner is
Part of the Process

This puts the homeowner in control
and is the best way to make sure they
are getting the most value out of their project

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