BC Energy Step Code

What is the Step Code for British Columbia? The new “Step Code” which has already been implemented in a number of municipalities across BC, is the new “energy efficiency” buildings must meet (per zone or location). The overall gradual mandate is to get all new built...
Washington State Traditional Hybrid Timber Frame Home

Washington State Traditional Hybrid Timber Frame Home

Normally, Tamlin’s prefabricated house packages are custom built as they are ordered. Because each package is customizable and must be engineered to meet the building code for the area it is going too it is not practical to manufacture beforehand.  However,...
Gambier in Northern California

Gambier in Northern California

Finding the perfect piece of property can take weeks, months, or years.  Figuring out what to build on it and the perfect spot to situate your home can take a long time as well.  We always encourage our clients to pick the property first not the plan. ...
First Nations Project – Pitt Meadows, BC

First Nations Project – Pitt Meadows, BC

In 2016, Tamlin International Homes partnered with a local first nations band, as the general contractor to design, manufacture, and built a custom licensed Daycare Facility with Administration Offices in Pitt Meadows, BC. The building was a total area of 6,000 square...
Remote Home in Sechelt, BC

Remote Home in Sechelt, BC

Designing for the best ocean views from all areas of the house was the focus from the very beginning of this project. This 1,800 square foot modern contemporary home, now at the drywall stage of construction,  is complete one level living at its best.   For...
Jordan River West Coast Contemporary Home

Jordan River West Coast Contemporary Home

Jordan River is a small town on the beautiful rugged west coast of Vancouver Island. What once started as a logging town is now known as a hidden gem for surfers.  Our clients have a beautiful property just under 3 acres in this beautiful spot so our West Coast...
West Coast Contemporary – Washington, USA

West Coast Contemporary – Washington, USA

The “Gambier” Project inspired the owners of this Washington lot to meet with Tamlin in 2017 to see if they could build a similar home for their retirement. This home design was ideal for the couple since it was all on one floor with no stairs, and with “barrier free”...
Staging a Shipment

Staging a Shipment

Staging a Shipment On Site You have worked with Tamlin to design your perfect home, the permits are done, the foundation is in and you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your pre-fabricated house package. Now what? Staging your shipment. Not everyone will have the...
Whistler for Full-Time Living

Whistler for Full-Time Living

For many people, Whistler is a snowy getaway full of skiing and hot chocolate in the winter and an adventurous mountain bikers’ dream in the summer. When you first step onto the cobblestone streets between busy restaurants and the laid-back vacationers, you’ll notice...
Building Your Own Home

Building Your Own Home

There are many advantages to being an owner builder from money saved to being able to say to friends and family “I built that myself”. “Building my own home sounds like fun can I do this with a Tamlin package?“ The answer to this question is a resounding yes. A Tamlin...

Tamlin Homes Wins Design Award

Tamlin Homes has just received the “Award of Excellence” for design from the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board for our design and build of our Hybrid Timber Frame Office/Facility in Langley. The design inspiration was conceived by both owners, Chris Lynn and...