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Passive home construction has plenty of built-in benefits

Passive home construction has plenty of built-in benefits

Keen on having an ultra-efficient home that leaves a much smaller carbon footprint on the environment? Well, you may have heard the term “passive house” while doing some research.
Top reasons to choose an electric fireplace for your home

Top reasons to choose an electric fireplace for your home

Top reasons to choose an electric fireplace for your home The ambience a fireplace brings into your home cannot be matched.
Gas fire features add a cozy ambience to any outdoor living space

Gas fire features add a cozy ambience to any outdoor living space

Get your home patio ready for the warm summer months ahead. From entertaining guests to creating family memories or unwinding after work, the patio is a centre of enjoyment and activity.
How to build a wood fire to stay cozy at home

How to build a wood fire to stay cozy at home

If you are practicing social distancing like many people are these days, a wood burning stove or fireplace can be very comforting. Getting that fire started can sometimes be a challenge, but if you have the right conditions it will be easy.
Canada wants immigrants and immigrants want Canada. Here’s why

Canada wants immigrants and immigrants want Canada. Here’s why

You only have to read the headlines to know that we live in an unsettled world. There are economic hardships in Latin America, labour strikes and immigration debates across Europe, and border issues in the United States.
Piecing together a new, efficient and quality way of home-building

Piecing together a new, efficient and quality way of home-building

The vast majority of us, old and young, have played with Lego building bricks at one time or another.
Save money and the environment, by upgrading the exterior of your home

Save money and the environment, by upgrading the exterior of your home

The process of building or renovating your property to make it ultra energy-efficient is less than you might think. Just talk to the folks at Blue Water Concepts in Squamish who have vast expertise in building and renovating homes.
Building beautiful homes is a family affair

Building beautiful homes is a family affair

North Shore Platinum Homes co-owner Ruby Bir comes from a family of builders. “My parents were builders my whole life,” she says. “I was led to it very naturally because I was exposed to it growing up.
Squamish realtor brings local expertise to the housing market

Squamish realtor brings local expertise to the housing market

Squamish realtor Jill Carter has seen everything the real estate market has to offer in her 17 years as a local realtor. “I’ve been in the market when it was emerging, failing, and then emerging again. I’ve seen a lot of cycles,” Carter says.
More Canadians are being scammed by fraudulent lenders. Can you spot the loan scam?

More Canadians are being scammed by fraudulent lenders. Can you spot the loan scam?

Learning the common signs of a loan scam can help protect you from shady lenders