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    Four Interior Wall Colour Trends

    Design Tips

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    Choosing a new wall colour is one of the most popular ways people change up their interior design. A new colour means the start of a new look! You may even be able to create another theme entirely without changing the furniture or accessories. Are you stuck on what colour or colours to paint your […]

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  • 4 Low-Maintenance Planting Ideas For Your Garden

    Design Tips

    There are many reasons why someone might have a garden in their backyard. Perhaps they want to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Perhaps they simply want to introduce some colour with a selection of beautiful flowers. Maybe the reason is to grow herbs and other spices they can then use around their home and […]

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  • Choosing Your Kitchen Flooring

    Design Tips, Design Trends

    What’s the first room that comes to mind when you picture your dream home? For many of us, it’s the kitchen. We offer a range of kitchen flooring options so homeowners can bring their ideal kitchen to life. When choosing your kitchen flooring, think about function as well as style. Here are some things to […]

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  • 5 Upgrades That Will Add the Most Value to Your Home

    Design Tips, Design Trends

    Homeowners know ongoing maintenance is a key way to ensure their home retains its usefulness and curb appeal. However, you can also increase a new build’s value by spending some extra time on planning. What additional components could you add to the structure to increase its charm and function? Here are five upgrades to consider. […]

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  • 5 Patio Trends for 2017

    Design Tips

    Your backyard patio can be more than a place to park a few chairs. It can be a beautiful, intimate space to share with your friends and loved ones. The top patio trends of 2017 are all about embracing your outdoor living space. Let’s step outside and explore five patio trends you can try this […]

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  • The Royal Newsletter – Winter Edition

    Planning Your Lot & Home, Design Tips, Articles

    Check out our newsletter to get information on Royal Homes, our employees, the industry, housing and more! HEADLINES:   Royal Homes partners with Habitat for Humanity How to Build Homes in the Winter – Why building doesn’t have to be seasonal Announcements Download PDF Here

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  • What are Net Zero Homes?

    Design Tips

    A Net Zero Home produces as much energy as it consumes on an annual basis. Natural Resources Canada indicates that Net Zero Homes are not yet market feasible due to the large extra upfront costs of additional construction materials, labour and energy systems. (100 to 150K). The prototype Net Zero Homes that are being constructed […]

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  • So Many Options

    Design Tips

    The National Home Show is just a day away (March 14-23 at Exhibition Place). As you explore the many options for home products, you’ll understand just how easy it is to go over budget when you build a custom home. One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was to write down everything […]

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  • Backyard Barbecue

    Design Tips

    It’s a gorgeous day – I’m thinking of ribs, corn on the cob and lick worthy barbecue sauce. When we were planning our home with Royal Homes, we were just chatting about our favourite places for ribs, when barbecue sauce recipes came up – which led pretty naturally into backyard access. The design team was […]

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  • An Ode to my Deck

    Design Tips

    So it’s just past 8. The sun has turned the evening sky into a soft magenta. I’m sipping dark roast coffee and, as soon as I finish this blog entry, I am going to sink my fork into a miracle of summer… but that’s an aside. Oh, I may have forgotten to add – I’m […]

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