Team Chemistry

Team Chemistry & Success

Team Chemistry & The Characteristics That Build Our Team… As I sat and watched Henrik and Daniel Sedin play in their final home game before retirement (Yes, I am a huge Vancouver Canucks fan) I can’t help but think about what quality players do for their team, much the same… Read More

BC Step Code

Learn About The New BC Energy Step Code

    December 15, 2017, marks the end of local building requirements in bylaws and the introduction of the B.C. Step Code. I recently attended a Building Smart presentation on the introduction of the BC Energy Step Code for Zone 5 in Nanaimo BC on Vancouver Island with the objective… Read More

Decluttering Tips with a Young Family

Decluttering Tips with a Young Family Many of us have been there. Kitchen cabinets are loaded with meaningless stuff. Your front closet is filled with winter jackets that you haven’t worn in 10 years. Your medicine cabinet is full of expired pharmacy items, and the top drawer in your dresser… Read More

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