Safe and Dependable
As a full service construction company, Okanagan Custom Homes, has safety as our first priority. We have built our reputation on the safety of our workers which increases their productivity and has enhanced our reputation with the sub-trade contractors and other business partners in the construction building industry. Okanagan Custom Homes is registered with WorkSafe BC.
Okanagan Custom Homes has become known as an industry leader in dependability and great service since 1988. We will NEVER compromise on quality. We believe in responsive client-centered service.
Future Building Technology
Continuous innovation and education, is how we have become the future of building in the construction industry. We are always looking for new ways to improve our skill set. Our dedication to our craft provides important insights and necessary information to reduce build time and improved quality and customer satisfaction. We will deliver cost effective, energy efficient homes that set the standard for all others to follow in the Okanagan. All of our project are built above the minimum code requirements and done right the first time.
As a Licensed Residential builder and Red Seal Certified Journeyman Carpenters, Okanagan Custom Homes provides New Home Warranty supplied by Travelers Company of Canada.
Our new home warranty coverage includes the following
- 2 years labour warranty
- 5 years building envelope warranty
- 10 years structural defects warranty
Review our portfolio to see our clients’ completed dream homes and commercial building projects.
Construction Management Guaranteed
Tomorrow’s Homes Today
Our clients are important to us. That is why we ensure a pleasurable custom build experience with personal attention and achieve only the highest standards. From conception to completion, Okanagan Custom Homes helps new home builders meet their construction goals.
Over 30 years we have forged strong relationships with designers, architects, engineers, inspectors, energy auditors, insurance and warranty providers, suppliers and trades people so you can rest easy knowing your custom home will be built with the latest in building technology.
One of our passions is net-zero energy housing. We can provide you with energy efficient ideas that reduce household energy needs and include renewable energy systems. This means your house may produce as much energy as it consumes on a yearly basis.
As a full service construction management company, we are on site every day managing the progress of your home. All of our home builders are red seal ticketed carpenters that frame to finish using only the top of the line building materials. Our finishing teams are red seal ticketed joinery carpenters who are meticulous in their craft.
We will deliver cost effective, energy efficient homes and with our attention to detail, we set the standard for others to follow.
Custom Homes Projects include:
- Energy Efficient or Green Homes
- Santa Fe
- Post and Beam
- Log Homes
Every client has a unique set of goals and expectations for their home. We would love the opportunity to help you reach your goals.
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Net-Zero Energy | Built Green® | Energuide R2000 | Energy Star Homes
Okanagan Custom Homes can integrate your new custom home design with green construction methods to be on average 20% more energy efficient. From the designing stages to the building process, the most significant benefits can be obtained when the designer and construction teams take an integrated approach from the earliest stages of building.
We believe that the future of building is in building Net-Zero energy homes. This means your house may produce as much energy as it consumes on a yearly basis, dramatically reducing your home’s energy footprint. Ask our qualified builders how your new home can reduce environmental impact, conserve natural resources and improve affordability.
Are you planning to renovate or improve your home and want to include energy efficient ideas into the process? Ask our team about an EnerGuide home evaluation to see which improvements will save the most on energy bills.
We are fully registered and trained with Natural Resources Canada to design, build and renovate your home to be awarded an Energy Star label and issued a certificate by the Government of Canada.
Potential benefits of an energy efficient green building can include:
- Improved air and water quality
- Enhanced occupant comfort and health
- Minimized strain on local infrastructure
- Reduced operating costs
- Heightened aesthetic qualities
- Reduced waste streams
- Enhanced and protected biodiversity and ecosystems
Energy Star features that make homes more energy efficient and environmentally friendly:
- Heating and cooling systems that use less energy, reduce indoor humidity and improve the overall comfort of your home.
- ENERGY STAR windows, patio doors, and skylights that keep the heat in during the winter and out during the summer.
- Above the building code standard insulated walls and ceilings.
- ENERGY STAR products which use less electricity.
- Controlled ventilation via a heat or energy recovery ventilation system (HRV or ERV).
Our teams extensive experience allows us to apply inexpensive but highly beneficial touches to your custom home. If you are interested in a Net-Zero Energy, Energy Star or EnerGuide home, please feel free to ask us how we can make your home more energy efficient.
Review our EnerGuide, Energy Star and Built Green® Okanagan homes in our portfolio.
Finish Carpentry | The Final Touches
Our Attention to Detail
We only have red seal ticketed joinery carpenters completing the finish carpentry touches which adds luxury, value and esthetic focal points to your home. There are many easy and affordable techniques to transform a simple, angled room into a soft, appealing space in your home.
Staircases and banisters can be a center piece in your living space that can be displayed as works of art instead of bulky blocks of wasted space.
And what home is complete without a wine cellar in the Okanagan? Store your wine reserves in a custom wine cellar built into a space saving, unique location.
Okanagan Custom Homes takes pride but we also take time to be able to present our clients with outstanding results. We offer the final, high quality finishings to your custom home or home renovation.
We specialize in:
- Custom Made Wood Doors
- Crown Moulding
- Custom Stair cases and railings
- Interior and Exterior custom door installations
- Window Liners and Trim
- Wine Cellars
Let our Penticton custom finishing team complete the final touches on your new custom home.
A Tradesman For Any Size Job
Major home renovations can be a stressful adventure. You never know what you may uncover when you tear down that certain wall, pull out the existing bathroom or want to replace every window. But with your house stripped to its shell, you have the opportunity to be creative in designing your brand new living space. Maybe you’ve always wanted a custom wine cellar, vaulted ceilings or a home theatre and game room?
We have an experienced home renovation contracting team to help guide you through any home renovation and improvement project so that any changes made in your home meet all of your present and future needs.
We specialize in major renovations including:
- Home additions
- Heavy Timber Construction
Contact us today to enquire about your major home renovation, home addition or home improvement.
Built the Right Way
Building Commercial Success
It has been our pleasure to work with local businesses and Okanagan wineries throughout the Valley. Our red seal carpenters expertise ensures that our building methods exceed all inspectors scrutiny when it comes to winery construction and commercial projects.
We have forged solid relationships with electrical and mechanical engineers, HVAC installation crews, plumbers and refrigeration specialists to ensure your winery development or commercial construction project incorporates the latest in building technology.
Okanagan Custom Homes is proud to say, your project will be built right the first time with the best materials available with attention to detail at every turn of the building process. You can rest easy knowing we take care of all details from ensuring site cleanliness and making sure material are recycled properly to the quality of workmanship of the tradespeople working on your commercial or winery project.
We would love to help your business grow in the Okanagan Valley. Contact us today.
Building Inspiring Spaces
As Unique As You Are
Along with building custom homes, we also build many different types of real, solid wood doors for interior or exterior applications from sustainably sourced wood. And to help your house feel as unique as you are, our highly skilled, experienced Journeyman Joinery and Finishing Carpenters can create custom woodwork pieces for any room in your home. If you require custom millwork, our team is committed to offering the highest quality precision workmanship for your custom doors, custom cabinetry and custom furniture.
Custom woodwork projects include but are not limited to:
- Custom wood entry doors
- Pivot doors
- Arched doors
- Interior doors
- Hidden doors
- Barn doors
- Custom glazing
- Built Ins
- Live edge products
- Custom post and beam wraps
- Old world wood products and designs
- Window accents
Contact us and we will design your custom made door or custom woodwork project today.