Tamlin’s Panorama: Another Georgie® Nominee!

Tamlin’s Panorama: Another Georgie® Nominee!

We are excited and honoured that this home is a finalist for the prestigious Georgie Awards. We will find out if this project is a winner at the Georgie’s 25th Anniversary Gala on March 11, 2017.   “A winning project in the Georgie Awards is the top prize for...
Our Panorama Home is a Georgie Awards® Finalist!

Our Panorama Home is a Georgie Awards® Finalist!

  During the cold winter months, our thoughts often turn to spring. Most people dream of sunshine and flowers, but here at Tamlin, we’re looking forward to this season for a different reason. For members of the BC home builder community, spring is synonymous with...
What’s New With the BC Building Code?

What’s New With the BC Building Code?

The BC Energy Code has changed and many builders, home owners, and architects have questions: On December 19th 2014, the BC Building Code introduced significant energy efficiency requirements for houses and small buildings. During 2015 many building departments and...
Finding & Choosing the Right Builder

Finding & Choosing the Right Builder

Building a New Home Is One of the Biggest Investments in a Lifetime.   Having the Right Builder Can Make All the Difference! Here are some helpful hints when considering the contractor of choice: 1) Check current building projects in the area and throughout your...

Planning a Build for Next Year?

Let Tamlin Help! If you want to build your new cottage or getaway retreat for next year now is the time to plan! If you own land that is in an area that gets a lot of snow, you should take photos now before the snow arrives. We can use your site plan or survey for...

Building Eco Friendly New Homes

Tamlin Builds Eco Friendly Green Homes Whenever We Have the Opportunity As the homeowner of an eco-friendly home, you will enjoy a healthier, more durable home with a lower environmental impact, as well as the ability to choose which green features you want. Further...

Laneway Housing! A Great Mortgage Helper!

Are You Interested in Laneway Housing? Tamlin has completed this beautiful Laneway Home in North Vancouver. A laneway house is a form of housing that is gaining popularity on the west coast of Canada, especially in the Metro Vancouver area. These homes are typically...
Some Myths About House Packages

Some Myths About House Packages

Tamlin is a general contractor of custom residential homes which  gives us a huge advantage when we are designing and shipping our house packages to remote areas or out-of- province destinations. Here is some information on how you can benefit from our thirty years...

Maple Ridge Custom Home Update

Our Maple Ridge project has the septic system installed, the structural build pad is ready for the footing to start this Thursday. This project ran into some issues under the surface once we started the excavation. And although we had dug several test holes prior to...