Do you ever tackle a home project that’s a bit too big? Here’s a glimpse into my newest learning experience! Gina and I heard from a few neighbours that our nice back yard had a big standing water problem in spring. We also noticed our yard had a nice slope… to the house! The closest […]Read More Before it gets Better
Good morning all, Today we’re going to talk about something that’s been a re-occurring theme throughout my life right now. That topic is what is “best”? How does Dueck Builders design the “best” homes? Firstly best is difficult. There is no clear-cut best siding or flooring or window option. All these things come with trade […]Read More Best Building Practices
Steps to a more efficient home this summer!Read More “Summer”izing Your Home
Today’s blog was a fun one! A slight change of perspective for the article. Get to know the other half of Dueck Builders a bit better by reading this blog post! Find out why Dueck Builders prides ourselves in being Winnipeg’s most trusted green builder! Building “green” for me has to do with integrity. I […]Read More Why Do We Do What We Do? (Cal Episode)
Good morning friends! During our Ask the Author feature, we got this question posted on our blog. “I’m interested in putting solar panels up but I live in a century home and I’m not sure if my roof can handle the weight of them. I have 10″ roof boards on the roof deck and the […]Read More Are Solar Panels Feasible for You?
Good morning all! Today I have run out of productive ideas of things to write about. So I’m doing what any good blogger would do, and am throwing it back to our followers. If you have any pressing questions on building, renovating, or otherwise improving your house please ask away! I will do the next […]Read More Ask the Author
Good morning friends! Today we’re going to get into a short blurb explaining to you why we do what we do. Why Dueck Builders tries to push sustainability through transparent contracts and cost-plus building. First let’s tackle why we do cost-plus building. For me this is an easy one. Cost-plus building is the easiest and […]Read More Why Do We Do What We Do? (Josh Episode)
Good morning friends! Today we’re going to talk about doing things right. Gina and I recently bought a house in Charleswood! YAY! We’re going through some extensive renovations and are on a budget. We were hoping to do all our renovations for 37,000. I’ll admit I’ve already “signed enough change orders” to put us closer […]Read More How to Make Decisions in a Renovation
Thinking about a renovation but not sure how it’ll wind up looking? Come talk to us!Read More Why it’s nice to see a model!
Allow me for one day to pump our tires for a while. Dueck Builders has recently won the Top Choice Award for Winnipeg Home Builders. This excites me for a couple reasons. It means that throughout our builds we’ve made friends. Friends that will take time to support us and vote for us. This is […]Read More Pale Blue Dot and Top Choice