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6 Different Types of Fireplaces

A fireplace not only adds warmth to your home but also brings charm and character to any living space. At Bright Custom Homes, we understand that choosing the right fireplace in Calgary’s diverse housing market can be both exciting and challenging. This guide explores different types of fireplace options to help you find the one …

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Myths about Finishing Your Basement

There are several myths about finishing a basement that may deter homeowners from taking on the task. Understanding what is truly factual will help you be more prepared when starting your home improvement project. In this article, we will discuss some of the biggest misconceptions that prevent homeowners from finishing their basement.  It’s Expensive While …

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Duplex versus Single-Family Homes

Duplex and single-family homes are both popular types of residential properties, but they have varying characteristics that are suited to different types of buyers. It is crucial for home owners to select the correct type of house to avoid problems down the road.  What is a Duplex? A duplex is a type of residential property …

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5 Worst Kitchen Layout Mistakes

When creating a custom home, it is important to create a kitchen layout that works. However, there are certain kitchen layouts that are generally considered less functional and efficient than others. Here are five kitchen layout mistakes that may present challenges for homeowners: Poor Flow A kitchen with poor flow refers to a layout that …

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Choosing a Type of Window If you are building a new home or replacing the windows in an existing home, there are several things to consider when choosing windows. Some of the factors to consider include the material of the window frame, the type of glass, the style of the window, and the energy efficiency …

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Choosing a Location

What to Consider There are many factors to consider when choosing a location for your next home. Here are some things you might want to think about: It can be helpful to make a list of your priorities and weigh the pros and cons of different locations to help you make a decision. Top NEIGHBOURHOODS …

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Floor Materials

There are many types of flooring materials used in residential homes, each with their own unique set of advantages and disadvantages. Here is a list of common flooring materials used in residential homes and a brief overview of their advantages, disadvantages, and cost: