Fall Weather Extends Home Project Season

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(Newswire.net — November 3, 2014) Calgary, Alberta — Fall has quickly begun to disappear and we are now seeing the snow and slushy weather Calgarians are accustomed to. The luxury home renovation industry in Calgary is still working away though, where general contractors and their skillful tradesmen are completing a “back-log” of projects that have spilled over from the busy spring and summer season in Calgary.


A popular project that has been noted by luxury home renovation companies this year has been home additions, where homeowners are choosing the option to build on to their existing home, rather than to relocate to a new location. For those who do not know, a home addition is a project performed that will add more square footage to a home, and there are many reasons to do so. A main reason to undergo a home addition is to create more space for the homeowner(s), and in many cases, a home addition makes life easier for the people who live there. By creating more space, an addition provides more opportunities to create an area that works perfectly for the people who use it most.


Business owner Blair Foisy has been doing custom renovations and additions for his clients in Calgary for over 30 years, and has been talking about the benefits to a home addition, rather than the option to move to a new home in a new area. “When weighing the options available to homeowners, it is important to think about your current location and ties to the community”, Blair notes. Mr. Foisy’s company, Trademark Renovations, has been performing home addition projects for all sorts of clientele, adding: “there are many options available out there, depending on [the clients] needs”. There are four main types of additions that homeowners tend to choose, and these are: side additions, above-garage additions, 2nd/3rd storey additions, and front/rear additions. All of the home addition options are dependent on what the homeowner wants to do, what their budget is, and what space is available for the home to be built out.


A main benefit to a home addition versus purchasing a new home is that one does not have to pay for the extra costs and stresses of moving and hiring a realtor. Most realtors charge a 3-5% fee upon the sale of a home, as well as other costs associated with moving such as the hiring of a moving truck and/or home staging company to sell the home. Another benefit to the homeowner when choosing to complete a home addition is that they can stay in the neighborhood, keeping kids at the same school and not having to worry about leaving friendships behind. “It’s all about comfort”, Blair notes, “and if we can build our clients something that looks beautiful, and at the same time, provide them with total comfort, it is a job well done and something that we strive for in every one of our projects”. 


For those who are looking to add more space and increase the value of their home, be sure to talk to a reputable business such as Trademark Renovations Ltd. to consult with homeowners to talk about their ideas, budget, and what they want to achieve with their home addition. Using a service such as The Better Business Bureau to find companies with A/A+ ratings is a great place to start, where these companies have been reviewed by customers.

About Trademark Renovations Ltd.

With over 30 years in business, Trademark Renovations brings a wealth of knowledge in renovations and building luxury custom new homes. Trademark Renovations is Calgary’s premiere renovation company. Trademark has won numerous industry awards along with the consumer choice awards and an A+ BBB rating. Consistently, over 70% of Trademarks projects are derived through client referrals. Trademark has spent years putting together a team of professionals with excellent workmanship that also provide high value and service. Combine that with a team of Project Managers each with numerous years of experience in the renovation and new build industry and you have a reputable company equipped to undertake all sizes of projects from concept to completion.

Trademark Renovations Ltd.

236 28 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2E 2B1

(403) 277-5600