Tamlin Homes Blog

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Update on Wedgewoods, Whistler

This custom west coast contemporary family home designed and built by Tamlin Homes has everything a young growing family’s needs.  Tamlin’s professional in-house design team had no problems meeting the developer’s design criteria for the location in “Wedgewoods”,...

Quadlock – ICF Technology

As the building code in Canada has evolved, one key development is the ability for all new homes to become more energy efficient. Specifically in British Columbia, a new provincial standard called the BC Energy Step code was introduced. It has become increasingly...

Site Visit to the Discovery Ridge in Langley

This past weekend, two of Tamlin’s employees were able to walk through one of Tamlin’s recently built homes in Langley. This home is a modified version of our original Discovery Ridge house plan. The house was designed to roughly 1700 square feet, featuring a two-car...

COVID-19 Notice

The rapidly evolving corona virus (COVID-19) situation is unsettling, changing daily life and the operations of many businesses, schools and workplaces. There is a great deal of uncertainty and we would like you to know that the health and well-being of our customers...

BC Home and Garden Show 2020

 The much anticipated annual BC Home and Garden show is back in town. Tamlin is happy to announce that we will once again be participating in this event. With some of the top Home and Garden experts in this industry in one location this is a great place to get...

The 16th Annual Global Buyers Mission

BC Wood will be hosting the “Global Buyers Mission” which is the 16th Annual conference in beautiful Whistler, BC September 11th – 13th, 2019. This conference brings together architects, contractors, developers, designers, engineers and other construction...

The Panorama

At just under 2600 square feet, you can see why this stunning west coast contemporary home was a Georgie Award Finalist in 2017. Built on an island in Southern British Columbia. This home was custom designed by Tamlin to take full advantage of the...

Tamlin Coquitlam Head Office Addition

Over the years Tamlin has always tried to make its offices showplaces for the products that go into our prefabricated house packages and full builds. It allows our employees to work in beautiful timber frame offices and is an essential tool for our sales team to be...

Location, Location, Location

Fifteen minutes from the city of Vancouver in West Vancouver, on a quiet secluded street is this fantastic lot with ocean views. Although there were some challenges it was well worth it to the owners of this two storey 3500 square foot custom contemporary home, now...

BC Energy Step Code

What is the Step Code for British Columbia? The new “Step Code” which has already been implemented in a number of municipalities across BC, is the new “energy efficiency” buildings must meet (per zone or location). The overall gradual mandate is to get all new built...

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