Kerr Design Build Nominated for “Residential Renovator of the Year” plus Four More 2024 Georgie Awards

Kerr Design Build Nominated for “Residential Renovator of the Year” plus Four More 2024 Georgie Awards

In the realm of home renovation and design, the Georgie Awards stand as a beacon of excellence, recognizing the pinnacle of creativity, craftsmanship, and innovation in British Columbia’s building industry. Established in 1992 by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of British Columbia, the Georgies cover a wide range of categories, including new home construction, renovation,…

Vancouver’s Best Home Builders & Interior Design Teams

Vancouver’s Best Home Builders & Interior Design Teams

In 2024, Kerr Design Build continues to be named as one of the best home builders by three review companies and included on a list of the best interior designers in Vancouver compiled by The Best Vancouver. Best home builder! Based on four criteria, scope of service provided, number of years in the business, number…

Building a Multiple Unit Dwelling from a Single Family Home

Building a Multiple Unit Dwelling from a Single Family Home

You may just be learning about Vancouver’s latest plan to ease the city’s housing crisis by allowing homeowners in certain communities to transform their single-family residences into multi-unit, multi-family properties while maintaining their homes’ heritage look. It could be something to consider for your family. Technically, these transformations are called Multiple Conversion Dwellings or MCDs. …

“Coats for Kids” to Support the Christmas Bureau
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“Coats for Kids” to Support the Christmas Bureau

Kerr Design Build is again a drop-off location for Coats for Kids, the Christmas initiative of HAVAN, the Vancouver Home Builder’s Association. The campaign collects new and gently used coats, scarves, gloves, blankets, and new unwrapped toys and gifts for children of all ages for the Lower Mainland and Surrey Christmas Bureaus. This year’s campaign has already kicked…

Kerr Design Build Team Celebrates Christmas Season & Client Service

Kerr Design Build Team Celebrates Christmas Season & Client Service

This past Sunday marked a special occasion for the teams at Kerr Design Build and our sister company, Absolute Roof Solutions, as we gathered for our annual Christmas celebration. This year’s event was held at the charming Milltown Bar & Grill, a venue that perfectly encapsulates the warmth and joy of the holiday season. Nestled…

Should You Convert Your Single Family Home into a Multiple Conversion Dwelling (MCD)?

Should You Convert Your Single Family Home into a Multiple Conversion Dwelling (MCD)?

Amidst Vancouver’s ever-evolving urban landscape, more and more homeowners are taking advantage of a relatively new option to upgrade their character homes and, at the same time, provide more available housing for the city. Mostly everyone in the city is now familiar with laneway homes as these have been around for over a decade but…

Basement Crawlspace to Magnificient Indoor/Outdoor Lap Pool

Basement Crawlspace to Magnificient Indoor/Outdoor Lap Pool

Shaughnessy is an older Vancouver neighbourhood with many beautiful and refined features, from the VanDusen Botanical Garden and quiet Quilchena Park to the Arbutus Club. It has many fine homes. One of our clients wanted something different for his traditional Shaughnessy home, which he had renovated 20 years ago.   Extraordinary request for indoor/outdoor pool He…

Kerr Design Build Shines at Vancouver Fall Home Show with “Best in Show” Award-Winning Booth

Kerr Design Build Shines at Vancouver Fall Home Show with “Best in Show” Award-Winning Booth

Kerr Design Build was presented with the prestigious “Best in Show” award at the Vancouver Fall Home Show 2023 earlier this month. The award is presented to the company booth that home show judges determine is the most aesthetic and functional at the show. Our award-winning booth, designed by Leo Chester, one of our senior…

Bringing A Client’s Vision to Life

Bringing A Client’s Vision to Life

Home renovation offers endless possibilities to create dream spaces tailored to individual needs.  This is what we do at Kerr Design Build.   One of our clients recently wrote this detailed testimonial about the project we completed for them on their Burnaby home, doing exactly that – carefully listening to their needs, creating the perfect…

Get Your Tickets and Visit Us at the Vancouver Fall Home Show 2023

Get Your Tickets and Visit Us at the Vancouver Fall Home Show 2023

Mark your calendars! The Vancouver Fall Home Show is just around the corner. Scheduled from September 28 to October 1, 2023, this event is taking place at the iconic Vancouver Convention Centre – West Building. Buy your tickets online and save $2 per ticket by clicking on the image below. Meet the staff of Kerr…

6 Things You Should Know When Considering a Home Addition

6 Things You Should Know When Considering a Home Addition

by Elton Donald, Senior Project Consultant Years of experience and thousands of renovations have taught me some very valuable lessons about home additions. So when I speak to someone interested in adding square footage to their home, I share these lessons as they provide some good points of consideration when trying to get the most out of your investment dollar. As…

Custom Home in Dunbar

Custom Home in Dunbar

Kerr Design Build is in the process of completing this beautiful project. This property has been in the family for years. The house is now being torn down and custom-built for a new generation and their household. The traditional craftsman design is loved by the family, along with the beautiful period colour scheme.  So it…

Kerr Design Build at the 2023 Home Design + Reno Show

Kerr Design Build at the 2023 Home Design + Reno Show

Kerr Design Build was well represented at the 2023 Home Design + Reno show at the VanDusen Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 1. The Home + Design and Reno Show is a unique boutique show focusing on home design. It was sponsored by Western Living Magazine, Trail Appliances, and Dicks Lumber and Building Supplies, organized…

“Kerr Construction and Design” Is Now “Kerr Design Build”

“Kerr Construction and Design” Is Now “Kerr Design Build”

After more than 30 years as one of the Lower Mainland’s foremost home renovation and custom home builders,  Kerr Construction and Design has changed its name to Kerr Design Build.  The website address will also be changing from kerrconstruction.ca to kerrdesign.build. The Kerr Design Studio, the brand for our team of incredible designers, will also…

A Beautiful View Deserves a Beautiful Deck

A Beautiful View Deserves a Beautiful Deck

Some properties in the Lower Mainland are spectacular and deserve spectacular treatment. Kerr Construction & Design had the good fortune to beautify one such property in Harbour Chimes in Coquitlam.  An incredible second-story steel cantilevered deck was added to the back of the house, looking out onto a breathtaking vista of Eagle Mountain in the…