At Balandra we are committed to helping owners maintain a happy, healthy and well-cared for home.
Have you been keeping up to date on our current building project, the Dunlin Shore home along the west dyke in Richmond?
We've navigated rainstorms, exploding egos and blueberry pie. We've discovered gorgeous 'glass curtain' walls and learned about the home's namesake, the Dunlin shorebird.
Join us as we bring this home to life - it's one of a kind! Yes, this is the home you may have read about in the newspaper - the first ever spec. home in Richmond to have geothermal heating.
Peek at our journey below:
WITH NO RAIN FOR THE PAST 6 WEEKS IT SEEMED A SURE BET FOR AN EASY DAY OF ROOFING
With consistently sunny, dry days for the past six weeks it made perfect sense to believe that today, the day we started roofing, would be no different. Not so.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN COMMUNICATION, CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND VISION ARE JUST A FEW DEGREES OFF
Words were flying, tempers were flaring and blood pressure shot off the charts. I imagine arms flung up in the air in frustration and the impulse to throw whatever you still gripped in your hand from moments before (perhaps a hammer or chewed pen). continue reading...
HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON RARE PANORAMIC VISTAS
We thought we were going to have to settle...
Then a small miracle happened and these Panoramic Doors popped on our radar screen. Even their name alone was a breath of fresh air. continue reading...
A FULLY (NON) SCANDALOUS REPORT OF (NO) HIGH DRAMA & DANGER
They say to write a good story there must be a hero, a great challenge and some kind of dramatic change or outcome... continue reading...
Dunlin Shore is Balandra latest home on the market. Completion is scheduled for January 2012.
Clive Alladin, P. Eng
P.S. Complimentary Hard-Hat tours (individuals or groups) are available while Dunlin Shore is under construction. Contact Clive for information. Or stop by the site (map) to pick up an Information Sheet on the property.