Simple & Fast Buying Process
Winton Homes Prefabricated Building Process in 6 Stages
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 and Northern Canada
How it Works
Consulting & Planning
The Sales and Design Consultants at Winton will be your first point of contact. We work to understand what you’re looking for, where and how you plan to build and help you establish your budget and project timeline. We help you keep your project on track and ensure important milestones in the process are reached so your experience is as seamless as possible.
The exciting part of the process where you start to see your vision come to life. The experienced in-house design team gets to work on the preliminary drawings for your review and work collaboratively with you to refine your plan. Once finalized, we’ll complete your blueprints for your local building authorities approval and issuance of permits.
With your blueprints and timeline in hand, work can begin on preparing your lot with servicing, driveway access and the foundation. Meanwhile, Winton will be constructing your wall panels, roof, and floor trusses, ordering your windows, doors, roofing, siding, and trim, in preparation for loading your delivery.
Winton carefully loads your project onto a 53 ft. drop deck trailer in our shipping yard. You will need a sufficient crew and/or off loading equipment available on the day of delivery. We recommend 4 to 6 strong, able bodied people and/or machinery like a crane, hiab, forklift with 8 ft. fork extensions, or a zoom-boom.
Once everything is unloaded to your build site this is when you begin to see the real advantages of a factory framed home. Every wall is perfectly constructed with premium quality lumber, your home stands faster than imaginable, savings are realized through lower labour costs and waste is virtually eliminated. Your project coordinator is just a phone call away to help translate building authority requests and solve or troubleshoot any unexpected problems that you encounter with the build.
Everyone’s situation is unique; therefore, everyone’s project is unique. Some people take a pause once they’ve reached the weather-tight lock-up stage while others have subtrades lined up to finish the inside of the home right away. Whenever you decide the time is right to finish your home the benefits of working with Winton’s design team will be obvious. Living in your new home you will appreciate the time spent designing every key feature, like the kitchen, bathrooms, window placement and any other nook or feature that makes your home uniquely yours.
Why Choose Winton Homes
Four decades of experience translates into a simple and straightforward process for you. No matter how big or small your project is, we’ll guide you through every step to ensure your experience is as comfortable and stress-free as possible.
We use the highest quality kiln dried lumber and state-of-the-art computers and laser-guided truss manufacturing, the level of precision we achieve is second to none. This degree of accuracy ensures windows, doors and framing fit together more tightly, creating a more energy-efficient home. We build the equivalent of a subdivision each and every year and secure the best volume discounts on all the materials. This ensures we can pass these savings on to you.
All of our resources are in-house which allows Winton to be nimble to your project needs. When you choose Winton you’ve got our support from the planning stage right up until you move into your new home. Our customer service is the best in the business because we know that satisfied customers are our biggest source of new business.
When you work with Winton you have a dedicated team of in-house experts to guide you through the complex process of planning, designing, purchase, and building.
Budgeting power and confidence in knowing exactly what the costs are for a weather-tight, lock-up structure.
We plan with you so you’re prepared to know when each piece of your project needs to be executed.
Walls, roof and floor trusses are designed for rapid assembly, pre-built and shipped exactly to plan.
A small tweak to an existing plan or something that doesn’t exist yet, our designers will deliver your perfect plan.
Premium quality lumber (no OSB, ever) and a variety of reputable vendors offering doors, windows and exterior finishing options.
Climate Controlled Manufacturing
Building home components in a closed environment ensures an uncompromised product.
Employing state-of-the-art technology in a closed environment produces components engineered for superior quality.
Naturally Efficient Homes
Your home is built precisely square and dimensionally correct giving you the edge on efficiency.
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"This was a great experience for us from start to finish. Winton’s personnel were clear in their communication around costs, including design costs when we implemented changes. The delivery driver was highly competent and managed our logging roads and tree lined driveway easily. We were done unloading the package in four to five hours, just in time for the truck driver to catch the early afternoon ferry. The package was assembled on site in one week by our local crew of carpenters, including installation of the metal roof. This left us free to take our time with the details. All tolled, your honesty and professionalism was much to our liking. We highly recommend Winton Homes & Cottages for rural home builders."
- Linda Weaver, Malcolm Island, BC
"We are extremely happy with our package!! Neighbors and friends can’t believe that we have real wood exterior walls and subfloors and are very impressed with just the overall quality of the materials that were supplied. I love all my windows!"
- Debbie Green, Water Valley, AB
"We are writing again to thank you for the exemplary service we received from Winton Homes and Cottages. We could not have built our cabin without your help and we really appreciate your prompt and helpful replies we always received from you. Thanks."
- Gerry Doering, Kimberly, BC
Tom and Nancy
"We want to thank you for building our cottage. The entire process from design to construction went as well as we had hoped. Any project usually has a few hiccups along the way and this was no exception, but Cam took care of everything. The cottage looks fantastic."
- Tom and Nancy, Bergen, AB
"The Tabor Cottage was the perfect design for what we were looking for. A small footprint home offering both privacy and an open concept feel. The cathedral ceilings, large windows and doors connect you to stunning ocean views from every room. From sales negotiation, design, builder questions to final completion, Winton Homes was professional, always available and a pleasure to work with. Our advice would be to not hesitate, Winton Homes offers greater value for money and a one-stop shop for everything you need to create your dream home."
- Sean Marshall, Sunshine Coast, BC
"Winton Homes & Cottages made the endeavor of building my own home a straight forward and efficient process. They were great to deal with and helpful every step of the way. There were many house plans to choose from and they were able to modify them to suit my style. The products they used were top notch. The assembly of the house was quicker than conventional style and turned out perfect. I would recommend this company to anyone building a house."
- Harris Idiens, Courtney, BC
Dwight and Carol Lemon
"Carol and myself would like to let you know how pleased we are with the workmanship of our new home and how happy we are with the job that Eldon and his boys did on the construction of it. If Winton Homes & Cottages or Eldon Elmgren ever need a reference we would be more than happy to give it."
- Dwight and Carol Lemon, Reid Lake, SK
Denise Stone and Glenn Leonhard
"My husband Glenn and I would like to thank you for the support your company gave us while we built our Cook Cabin. Right from the first initial contact, to design, coordination and delivery. Our contractor has been building for 30 years and was very impressed with the quality and ease of how the building went together. We have had many Island neighbors come by to comment on how fast things had moved along. Thank you so much for making this a very enjoyable experience."
- Denise Stone and Glenn Leonhard, Savory Island, BC
"I have had a ton of people asking about the home package. Even our contractor said if he decides to build himself another house, he’d look at buying a prefab package. He’s very impressed with the materials included and the thought that went into the planning. I can honestly say I don’t have one negative comment regarding Winton. You guys have been the easiest part of this build."
- Tim Dubreuil, Flin Flon, MB
Stephen and Debbie Hanus
"We have to say that it was an absolute pleasure working with you on this project and we definitely appreciate the great customer service provided throughout the project. The knowledge and support from start to finish was top shelf, and really made the experience for us newby cabin builders very positive. We've definitely told many of our friends and neighbours what Winton Homes is all about. I see that a few more Winton Homes cabins are popping up around Nordegg, which is great!"
- Stephen and Debbie Hanus, Nordegg, AB
Edith and Sean Palumbo
"We Love our new place, although everyone says we can’t really call it a “cabin” anymore. We love the design and Sean and I are both so glad we went with a package. We were amazed at how it all just went together. Any problems and questions that did occur, you dealt with them very fast and efficiently. Thank you all very much."
- Edith and Sean Palumbo, Cluculz Lake, BC
"I'd like to thank you all for your hard work, understanding, patience and attention to detail. The package was great, it went up well and we had very little problems all the way through. We went with a double stud wall and it performs like you wouldn't believe. The truss floor system is the best invention since fire! I was able to pack in all of the ducting for the forced air system, the return air duct, the HRV ducting, the plumbing, all of the vents for 4 bathrooms, a range and also the RSF furnace supply air. Not only that, but it made wiring and plumbing the house a dream to work in. I can't say enough about it."
- Wilf Geier, Terrace, BC
"Saik’uz First Nation has completed a few housing projects with Winton Homes & Cottages, they are professional and provide quality products. Winton delivered the housing packages on time as planned and worked with our Council on what we wanted from start to finish. I would recommend Winton for your future Housing Projects."
- Lesley Raphael, Housing and Membership Manager, Saik’uz First Nation
Gerald and Heidi Vincent
"Thank you very much for all your help in choosing our exterior finishes and a big thank you to the Winton crew who helped design, build and deliver everything here to Seabird Island. Many have stopped by as the structure went up and they were impressed with the quality and price of our house. We’re settling in and enjoying our new home! Thank you "
- Gerald and Heidi Vincent, Individual Owner, Seabird Island Band
"I was nervous about building because I'd never built a house before. Winton understood what I was up against and what my budget was. The whole process was actually quite simple and I liked having the choice of changing what I wanted and having my own design. I would recommend anybody to go this route."
- Charlotte Bob, Individual Owner, Xaxli’p First Nation
"Winton gave me fantastic customer service as they were willing to work with people one on one. I liked having all the options from the door knobs to the roofing materials I wanted on the homes. I believe by buying a package from you, I save tons of time and money as time is money. Winton has a great opportunity for people in many different ways."
- Ulyses Venegas, Housing Manager, Kitselas First Nation
"Winton gave us lots of information and helped us all the way through when we were developing plans for our Elders. We received good direction in finding the right home to fit our needs. The service was fast and the new homeowners were surprised to be in their home sooner than they expected. We are hoping to do a lot more business with you guys."
- Walter Nisyok, Housing Manager, Nisga’a Village of New Aiyansh
"I would recommend Winton because the home goes up really fast and the materials are above standard. I liked the choices and the fact that our home suited both our needs and our budget. Their products are high quality and durable."
- Sandra George, Councillor, Witset First Nation
"My experience with Winton has blown me away. I am overwhelmed by the quality and the ease with which this fourplex has gone up."
- Roberta Martell, Executive Director, Kluane First Nation
Enjoy the look, style and quality of a custom home.
Take comfort in the benefits of faster construction with superior quality materials,
more cost and time control and access to a team of experts.