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Winton Blog

Energy Efficient Solutions Made Easy

July 7, 2022
Step 5 Certified Net-Zero Ready home built by Northern Homecraft Ltd.

Although Winton Homes makes the process of selecting and erecting a brand-new prefab home straightforward for our customers, there is a lot of work that goes into our designs behind the scenes. [Read More...]

Top Ten Benefits for Contractors Using Winton Homes During Labour Shortages

June 27, 2022
Build site at Saik'uz First Nation

As a home building contractor, you're only as good as your reputation within the community you serve.  [Read More...]

Determining the Cost of Your New Prefab Home

June 15, 2022
Laurie and Karen enjoying their Lake Louise in the Rocky Mountains - Blaeberry Vallley

Buying a home is an exciting moment in anyone’s life. And purchasing one that is brand new makes the experience even more special. [Read More...]

Having Trouble Finding Construction Labour? Winton Homes is Your Solution

June 6, 2022
Elizabeth Fry Housing Photo. Engineered Wood Framing Package.

It’s not easy running a construction business these days, especially when you find yourself short on skilled workers at the job site. [Read More...]

Manufacturing for High-Performance Building Assemblies

June 2, 2022
Manufacturing for High Performance Build Assemblies

Winton Homes, in partnership with Design Smart Construction, received funding from the CleanBC Building Innovation Fund in 2020. [Read More...]

Top 10 Reasons Why Winter Building Works

June 2, 2022
Top 10 Graphic with home being built in the winter.

There are many things to consider when venturing on the path to building your own custom home. Have you ever considered what the benefits could be if you chose to build in the winter? [Read More...]

Winton Homes Prefabricated Building Process in 6 Stages

May 27, 2022
Laying the Foundation

Winton Homes in Prince George specializes in building prefabricated homes BC residents love. Our factory-built homes and cottages can be delivered anywhere across Western Canada. [Read More...]

Reasons to Build in the "Off-Season"

April 29, 2022
Building in the Off-season

If you’re ready to build and winter is around the corner, there is no cause to panic. Winter building can be done safely and realistically, and your project doesn’t have to be put on hold. [Read More...]

Why Buy Used When You Can Build New

May 27, 2021
Elite summer home located on beach

Why would you want to build a home right now? [Read More...]

Deciding Which House Design is Right For You

December 6, 2019
Image of home designs on the wall in the Winton office

There are a lot of choices when deciding which home plan is right for you and your family and honestly, it can become overwhelming. [Read More...]

What’s Included in A Winton Lock Up Package?

October 15, 2019
Info graph of exterior finishes

A Winton lock up package includes all the materials you require to frame your home and completely finish the exterior. [Read More...]

Shingles vs. Metal Roofing

August 8, 2019

We are often asked by customers whether it is better to have a shingled roof or a metal roof on their house?  [Read More...]

Choosing the Right Color Scheme for Your Home

June 28, 2019
Exterior home comparison of metal sheeting and stained wood.

This is a very common question many of our customers ask when trying to decide on colors for the exterior of their new home. [Read More...]

UNBC Wood Innovation Research Lab Wins Environmental Performance Award

March 8, 2019

On March 4th, 2019, the Wood Innovation Research Lab at UNBC won the Environmental Performance Award at WoodWORKS! BC Wood Design Awards. [Read More...]

Value Engineering

August 27, 2018
Close up of person writing notes or creating a plan at the kitchen table

Value engineering is defined as performance divided by cost. If you maximize performance, or reduce cost, it increases value! [Read More...]

A Paradigm Shift in New Home Construction

August 1, 2018

“Prefabricated” or “Factory Framed” homes have come a long way from the days of a Sears mail order home or a time when the [Read More...]

WinWall Passive Panel

July 19, 2018

UNBC’s new Wood Innovation Research Lab gave our team an opportunity to embrace innovation and creativity. [Read More...]

Winton Homes & Cottages - Some Assembly Required

March 5, 2018

One of the most common misconceptions about Winton Homes is that we are a modular home company. Winton Homes are panelized homes and not completely manufactured homes. [Read More...]

Thinking of Being an Owner Builder in British Columbia?

April 10, 2017

To become an owner builder in BC, part of the criteria you must meet is passing an [Read More...]

It's Building Season! Projects Are Going Up Everywhere!!!

April 18, 2016

With the warm weather, our home packages are being erected faster than usual for this time of year! [Read More...]

Building An Energy Efficient Home

March 31, 2016

A few years ago, Winton engaged in extensive research to develop a super insulated wall. A double wall system was developed, reviewed and sealed through an engineering firm.  [Read More...]

Need a Multi-Family Building? Winton Has You Covered!

February 11, 2016

More than just homes & cottages! [Read More...]

What Can We Learn From Tiny Homes?

January 26, 2016

We’ve been conditioned to believe that bigger is better. But is it? Lately we’ve heard so much about these small houses or tiny homes. [Read More...]

New Homes for Fort Nelson First Nation

December 1, 2015

Winton Homes has had the pleasure of working with Fort Nelson First Nation again to build seen new homes! [Read More...]

How Much Will It Cost To Build?

November 24, 2015

Determining the cost of building a new home is not always an easy task. [Read More...]

How Long Does It Take To Build a Prefab Home?

June 19, 2015

One of our most asked questions has many answers.  [Read More...]

Another beauty with timber being built out in Terrace

June 3, 2015

Our Terrace dealer has kept busy this year helping our customers create beautiful homes. This is a custom design that will we cant wait to see finished.  [Read More...]

Which Floor System is best for you?

April 22, 2015

When designing your perfect home, there are so many options to choose from in every section of your house. [Read More...]

New Building in Terrace BC

April 16, 2015

Wintons Engineered Wood Product (EWP) division is quoting a job for our friends at First Choice Builders on a site in sunny Terrace BC. [Read More...]

Thinking of adding Timber Accents?

April 6, 2015

Whether you are looking to enhance the curb appeal or enrich the interior of your home, timber accents may be just what you are looking for. [Read More...]

With you every step of the way

March 30, 2015

One of our most popular cottages, the Hudson, became a lovely lake house in Pigeon Lake AB. With each package we sell, we strive to accommodate our customer’s needs. [Read More...]

Design Working on New Pinnacle in Revit

March 27, 2015

Our design team is hard at work on the new Pinnacle that will be going up on Mayne Island, BC. [Read More...]

Quality Circle Status

March 11, 2015

Winton once again achieves quality circle status from the Western Wood Truss Association, in recognition of Exeptional Quality Performance in Truss Manufacutring.   [Read More...]

Where does your inspiration come from?

February 12, 2015

One of the key features to a welcoming experience is the relationship between the local environment and a house. [Read More...]

Most popular plan on our website?

January 19, 2015

Everyone has a different idea for their perfect dream home. With over a hundred floor plans, the designs on our website are usually just a starting point. [Read More...]

Building in a tight space? We can help!

December 5, 2014

A customized Sylvan Lake package is now a cottage on Paul Lake, BC. Built between two existing homes, on a rock wall, this cottage fits perfectly. [Read More...]

How far do you ship? A question we are often asked. Well how about this …..

November 24, 2014

One of our most challenging and exciting cottage package was a Fraser model we sent all the way  to Cambridge Bay Nunavut.  That’s right, we shipped it all the way to the edge of [Read More...]

Building a home in Yellowknife NWT

November 8, 2014

Winton Homes and Cottages have shipped several VERY exciting new homes to Yellowknife, NWT.  Our Senior Design Consultant Larry Ochitwa was in Yellowknife recently and visited with the Customers and their builders. [Read More...]

Winton Engineered Wood - Upscale Executive Condominium Project

October 28, 2013

Striking quality-built four story condo project is near completion in Prince George BC. Winton EWP integrated structural building components are at its core. [Read More...]

Video Testimonials - Be your own General Contractor!

August 14, 2013
Construction worker looking at camera

Step inside this beautiful home and listen to the wonderful story of this couple's experience building a Winton Home. This is their second Winton Home! [Read More...]

Stick Built vs Prefabricated Wall Panel House Construction

July 15, 2013
Tool box

Have you ever seen the difference between two homes built side by side, one is stick built (traditional builder) the other is factory-framed/prefabricated (modern build). [Read More...]

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