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Another New House For Sale

  For Sale in Ontario Treat yourself to this wonderful 1574 sq.ft. easy maintenance raised bungalow across the street from the beach; 100 minutes from Toronto International Airport in the heart of cottage country; 2 minutes walk to one of the best beaches on Georgian Bay – […]

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Discover a Home That Offers Lower Energy Bills, A Healthier Living Environment and Complete Peace of Mind – Guaranteed!

A home that stands up to fire, noise, sun, wind, rain, snow, bugs, mould and inevitable Acts of God like, earthquakes and hurricanes; A home that provides years of hassle-free living while saving you 35% to 60% on energy bills along the way; A home that is […]

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Is ICF Expensive? No It’s Not!

Is ICF Expensive? No It’s Not!

Myths surround all aspects of our lives. Home construction is no different. One such myth is that insulating construction form (ICF) is expensive. This is not the case, at all. We at ICFhome.ca, ontario home builders, often have to convince clients otherwise. The reason why many people […]

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Helping You Understand Mould During Home Building

Helping You Understand Mould During Home Building

The home building industry is certainly unique in the way that the end product is put together. A huge assortment of materials and trades people all make their way to an outdoor site where the final product—the house—takes shape. What’s more, all of this activity takes place […]

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More Discussion on “Cost Per Square Foot”

More Discussion on “Cost Per Square Foot”

The biggest point when buying a new home always comes down to price and that can hurt quite a bit if you don’t plan as much out beforehand or start to let feature creep get you. As was already said, plan and price everything out well before […]

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How Buyers Drive Builders Crazy

How Buyers Drive Builders Crazy

At some point in the home-building process, nearly every buyer will say, “This builder is driving me crazy.”  And — surprise, surprise — buyers also say and do things that drive the builder crazy.   Most stressed-out buyers are willing to express their concerns to anyone who […]

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76 Things You Should Know About Accessible Design

76 Things You Should Know About Accessible Design

One of the significant demographic trends in the North America during the past two decades has been the increase in percentage of individuals with disabilities. It is projected that, by 2030, 25 percent of all North Americans will be over the age of 65. Statistically, 42 percent […]

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Choosing a Custom Home Builder in Ontario

Choosing a Custom Home Builder in Ontario

If you’re in the market for a new home, you should shop for your builder as carefully as you shop for your home. Whether you are buying a condo, a townhouse, a house in a subdivision, or a custom built house, you want to know that you […]

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What Does A Home Builder Do?

What Does A Home Builder Do?

What all does it take to build a house? Today’s homes resemble multifaceted machines and the successful home builder has the knowledge, organizational skills and drive to build them. A home builder must understand how the home’s complex systems work, pay attention to detail, and coordinate various […]

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Questions to Ask a Custom Home Builder

Questions to Ask a Custom Home Builder

The following are 19 important questions to ask a builder when building a home: 1. How long have you been building in the area? Choose a qualified reputable builder who has been building in your area for no less than five years. The experienced builder will know the […]

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Should You Stage Your Home To Sell Quickly?

Should You Stage Your Home To Sell Quickly?

When selling your home, you want it seen by as many potential buyers as possible. First and foremost, you’ll want to find an agent that specializes in your geographical area and has a strong internet presence; ninety percent of all buyers begin their property search online. Once […]

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Six Benefits To Building a New Home

Six Benefits To Building a New Home

1. Get it your way. When you buy new, you get to call many of the shots. From choosing the lot, the colors, the materials, the amenities and the fixtures, you’ll end up with a new home that reflects your personality and tastes. Benefits To Building a […]

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New Homes-Builders Ontario

New Homes-Builders Ontario

Fresh Standards Being Instituted by New Homes-Builders Ontario The home building industry has been through major changes and advancements in the last couple of years. Just a few years back, new homes builders in Ontario were bent upon erecting as many houses as possible, and house sales, […]

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The Ultimate Solution To The Seat Down vs. Seat Up Argument

The Ultimate Solution To The Seat Down vs. Seat Up Argument

The folding toilet that saves water and space in the bathroom: Gareth Humphreys and Elliott Whiteley, who are students at the University of Huddersfield, may have invented the toilet of the future or solved one of the age old debates: Seat Down vs. Seat Up Argument They call […]

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Why We Love Steel Frame Homes (And You Should, Too!)

Why We Love Steel Frame Homes (And You Should, Too!)

Lightweight steel framing is a practical, code approved solution to few of the challenges that builders face today when using wood in framing homes. Although the idea of steel creates a picture of a heavy or cumbersome material, the steel used in residential construction is quite the opposite. […]

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Do I really need a home security system?

Do I really need a home security system?

Yes, you do! There is always the risk of fire, theft, or home intrusion. Whether at home during the day, asleep at night, or away, you will feel safer knowing that you, your family, and your home are protected. A security system is your personal electronic sentry, […]

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17 Things My Dream House Would Have

17 Things My Dream House Would Have

1. Radiant Floor Heat Domestic radiant hot water based heating systems are affordable, exceptionally  comfortable, highly energy efficient, and healthy. 2. Insulated Concrete Form Walls With energy costs growing from month to month, building an insulated concrete form house is more energy efficient and can save you […]

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Home Price Versus Lifetime Cost – What You Need to Know!

Home Price Versus Lifetime Cost – What You Need to Know!

You’re buying a new house. You’re thrilled and relieved. But if you’re like most new-home buyers, you’re also confused. What, exactly, do you really need to know — and how hard is it to find out? First on your need-to-know list is the price. That is easy […]

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How do I reduce my home insurance costs when building a new home?

How do I reduce my home insurance costs when building a new home?

There are several ways to reduce your homeowners insurance cost and premiums when in the process of building a new home. In fact, it is easier to do this when building a home rather than buying a completed home. Read through the below new home building homeowners […]

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We Call This The ICF Effect

We Call This The ICF Effect

Energy efficient construction is booming, driven by higher fuel prices, record-setting temperatures and more stringent energy codes. Contractors are pushed to find better solutions for the building envelope. While R-values have been the traditional measure of energy effectiveness, evidence now points to other factors which contribute equally […]

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