Construction Options

Building a Tamlin Prefab Home makes it possible to build quickly, save money, and be assured of the quality of your home build.

Your Construction Options include:

1. Be Your Own Builder (Owner-Builder)

Manage or build your home, yourself. Tamlin supports owner-builders with knowledge and systems designed to make the process work smoothly. For more information about what’s involved in being an owner-builder, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

2. Hire a Builder or General Contractor

Tamlin provides organized systems that builders enjoy working with. We have an extensive network of builders we can recommend, and are always interested in meeting qualified builders who would like to be considered for our Builder Network.

3. Hire Tamlin to Build Your Home

Within the Greater Vancouver region, hire Tamlin to expertly construct your home. For more on this option, please click here to visit our General Contractor website.

About Your Construction Options

Tamlin provides support for Owner-Builders, referrals within our Builder Network, help finding quality trades, and General Contractor Services (locally within the Vancouver BC area).

At Tamlin, with our 40-year proven home package system and careful attention to details, we will provide a customized level of construction support to meet your building needs.

Some clients choose to be their own “general contractor” for construction having Tamlin help them take their project to the “lock-up” stage of construction while others prefer a “full build” with Tamlin as the general contractor. On this page we explain the different options.

Our FAQ and Resources Page can also help you find out which level of construction support is right for you

Owner-Builder Support

Are you an owner who would like to build your own home or be highly involved in the project management? We can help you understand how much of the building process you might manage by yourself.

Tamlin is known for our world-class service, helping owner-builders realize the dream of building their own home. We are able to provide the construction expertise and “fill in the gaps” to enable owner-builder clients to coordinate their own construction.

Our home package system allows you to manage the process of getting your home to “lock-up” quickly and on-budget.

  • Realize your dream of building a Timber Frame home
  • Save significant costs of construction as an owner-builder
  • Maintain full control of your schedule, budget, and sub-trades
  • Participate hands-on with on-site construction and project management
  • Utilize our on-site supervision for your Timber Frame assembly
  • You may also qualify for special wholesale “contractor” pricing on interior lighting, bath, plumbing, flooring, and interior finishing products as an owner builder

“We wanted to build a house by ourselves, enlisting only essential help when needed. Tamlin fit into our plans quite well with encouragement and technical support along the way.”

Len and Cathryn Aune, 108 Mile House, B.C.

Construction of a Tamlin Home

Tamlin’s Builder Network

Outside of the province of BC, Tamlin has a network of qualified builders you can depend on for construction

Tamlin’s General Contracting Services in the Vancouver BC Area

Tamlin is a Registered BC Housing (formerly HPO) Warranty Builder in the Vancouver (Lower Mainland) area and throughout British Columbia. For those requiring a  full-service general contractor, Tamlin is registered under the Home Warranty program, to offer a complete house construction service. Outside of the province of BC, Tamlin has a network of qualified builders or we can arrange dependable building crews for construction.

  • Flexible construction services from supervision to project management and full general contracting
  • Guaranteed Timber Frame building support, supervision, or assembly crews
  • Depending on your building location, we also have the flexibility to provide a customized level of project management to suit your building needs.

For more information about Tamlin’s General Contracting services, please click here to visit our General Contractor website.

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