How To Make Your Home Water Efficient?

How to make your home water efficient? In lieu of World Water Day which serves as an observance day to the importance of freshwater we thought we’d share practical knowledge of how to make your home water efficient. The following strategies will follow one of two principles: reduce water consumption and reuse water. Low-flow fixtures use at least 20% less water than conventional fixtures. Rain Tanks collect water runoff from
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What Type Of Contract Is Best For You

WHAT TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT IS BEST FOR YOU? A fixed-price contract is one where the plans, specifications, and all of the materials and finishes are mostly determined (fixed) before you start construction on your new home. A cost-plus contract takes all the costs of the home and adds a percentage of costs for the builder’s management fee. Either a fixed-price or a cost-plus contract can be used successfully in
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Family Owned & Operated Business

Keith Dahlen Construction has happily reached the third generation of home builders. Keith is a proud retired Vernonite and occasionally checks in with his son, Ken and wife Karen who have been running the business for close to thirty years. They are proud to have their son Bryce Dahlen join and carry forth the family vision. Keith Construction looks forwards to another thirty years of quality custom home and renovation
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Design with resale in mind

“Who thinks about resale value when building a new home? While it may seem odd for a person who’s building a new home to think about selling it, it’s important to address what you want and what the market wants even in the initial planning stages. If you’re not careful, you may design your dream home and find that no one else will buy it later!” A few examples of
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Design Psychology: How home design affects your mental health

Your home is the most important place you interact within your day to day life. It’s where you feel secure, relaxed and spend time with your loved ones. How important is your home design for your mental health, feelings and behavior? Does it affect them at all? Absolutely, it does. Environmental psychology has been around since 1960 and it’s been proven time and time again just how big of a
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2020 Georgie Awards® Finalists

We are happy to share the good news! 3 Keith Construction projects are finalists for the 2020 Georgie Awards ®. Naoum-Parkes Residence for Custom Home Value Between $900,000 – $1,299,999 The Hamilton-Callaway Residence for Best Environmental Initiative The Fisher Breezeway for Best Residential Renovation Under $100,000 Thank you to our clients for trusting us also to our team and collaborators for an amazing job! Naoum-Parkes design features: Horizontal windows and
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The Learning Home at the Rise

Keith Construction has teamed up with the Okanagan College Carpentry Foundation Program of the Vernon Campus to build a duplex at the Rise Subdivision in Vernon.  15 students will be learning how to construct a building from the foundation to the lock-up stage complete with framing, windows and doors installed.  We are excited to be a part of this Community Project and help to train our future carpenters!
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BBB Accredited Business Standards

  As your local Accredited Business Standards Specialist who recently reviewed your business, I am thrilled to confirm that your business has been 100% approved to meet the BBB Standards of Trust through our BBB Accredited Business Standards Check-Up process.  
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