Chilliwack Home & Leisure Expo 2016

Some of the Sonbuilt team will be at the Chilliwack Home & Leisure Expo this coming Sunday representing the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of the Fraser Valley.

We’ll be there Sunday from 11am – 4pm in booth 148.

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association of the Fraser Valley is the representative voice of the residential construction industry in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia. The mission of the Canadian Home Builders Association of the Fraser Valley is to encourage professionalism and integrity in all aspects of the home building industry and to have a voice in government and community affairs where it affects our industry.

The benefits to the homeowner are the availability of quality housing in the area plus a homeowner can find qualified people to do renovations, building projects, professional services, and supply companies.

~ www.chbafv.com

Sonbuilt Custom Homes has been a member of the CHBAFV for a number of years.  Jonathan Zerkee, president of Sonbuilt, served as President of the CHBAFV from 2012 to 2014.   We continue to be actively involved in volunteering our time to support the Association!

Stop by and say “hello”!  Hope to see you there!

 

Conduit for Future Wiring

Fishing a new cable or wire behind walls can be quite a process after a home is built.  It can be expensive too, especially if drywall repairs and fresh paint are involved.

We generally install several lengths of conduit in various locations during the construction of a new home.  Conduits can be buried in the ground, behind the drywall, or in the attic.

By installing conduit, you are free to change or upgrade wiring long after your home is done.

Conduit for future wiring
Conduit for future wiring

Defining a “Custom Home”

We are often asked “What is the difference between a custom home and a spec home?”.

When someone builds a custom home, the future home owner has full control over the design of the home and what goes in it.  A spec home is typically built by a builder before the future buyer is involved.  In a spec home, the builder chooses the style and finishes in the home.

As a custom home builder, our customers are involved in the process of creating their new home from start to finish.  We both design and build.  No two homes are the same.  Each home we build is unique for each customer we work with.

If you are dreaming of your own home and wish to build one day, contact us today!

Visit this page for more information on the Sonbuilt design process.

 

We’d love to chat!

Maintaining a Clean Job site

The best way to keep a workplace safe is to maintain a clean job site.  An organized builder ensures a site is cleaned on a regular basis and tools and materials are stored in an orderly fashion.

By doing so, the workplace is kept safe from tripping hazards and other dangers.  It’s not hard to keep a site clean if garbage, recyclable material, and scraps are removed regularly.

Kudos to the Sonbuilt team on their ongoing effort to keep work sites safe and tidy!