British Columbia wood. Sustainable by nature. Innovative by design.

B.C. is recognized as a global leader in sustainable forest management, meeting the environmental, social and economic needs of current and future generations. Stringent forest laws, skilled forestry professionals, comprehensive monitoring and enforcement support our renewable resource. This is further reinforced by Canada being the international leader in forest certification,… Read More

Plan Drawing

You are serious about building a new home and going through the steps to find the house design that works for you. Perhaps you have found yourself looking online or through plan books, and like many people, found plans that are appealing “but” you would like to make some changes… Read More

Shawnigan Pavilion Timbers

Pacific Homes and Pacific Truss employees, Paul Latter – Project Specialist/Consultant, Logan Manley – Truss Production, and Elijah Fraser – Designer, volunteered a Saturday morning in their home community of Shawnigan Lake. Shawnigan Lake neighbors Pacific Homes’ location in Cobble Hill. The timber frame pavilion located near the Shawnigan Lake… Read More

Can I Do A Custom Design?

We are asked on a regular basis if we do custom home builds or only the Inspirational Stock Plans on our website. The answer is Yes! You may be wondering if you can save money by choosing an existing floor plan instead of going with a custom design. This is… Read More

Should You Renovate or Rebuild?

Ken McKinnon

On June 10, 2017 the founder of our company, Ken McKinnon, died at the age of 92.  Out of respect for the company he built and the many lives he touched we thought we would share the eulogy that was given at the funeral by his sons Wayne and Grant… Read More

Should You Renovate or Rebuild?

  This is a popular question that I often discuss with my clients at Pacific Homes. Many people end up in this situation and aren’t sure which way to go. Whether it is the cabin that Grandpa built or the century old home that you have purchased in a mature… Read More

Cowichan Valley Bike To Work Week Champs!

Cowichan Valley, BC  Thousands of people across B.C. traveled to and from work on two wheels earlier this month. Our team of veteran riders Elijah Fraser, Jim Allair and Drayson Akhurst, headed up our dynamic team at Pacific Homes. We had a total of thirteen riders who all contributed to… Read More

A Guide To Choosing Your Floor Framing System

Floor Framing Systems You’ve reworked your floor plan, adjusted the orientation and window placement to take advantage of views and southern exposure, and tweaked roof lines to match the home you have envisioned for months and years. But how much thought have you given to your floor framing system? Unlike… Read More