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Water is the Enemy

The well-known Chinese General from antiquity, Sun Tzu, said “Know your enemy…” and in the case of housing construction, the primary enemy is water. In our part of the world, there are very few outside factors can do more damage to your home both in the short term and long term than water, including rainwater, […]

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Why Choose a CHBA Builder?

(Note: some of the commentary below is an excerpt from the BILD Alberta website) Wondering about getting the best possible value for your home-buying money? Concerned about making the right choices for you and your family? Not sure how to find the right builder? Worried about getting the quality and service you want? When you […]

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The Modern Home

We’ve been in a few older homes recently and it has reminded us of just how differently we build homes today. And it made us ask the question “Why?” Why do we build laundry rooms now instead of tucking them away in the furnace room on a concrete floor? Why are ensuites in master bedrooms […]

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Why Choose An Energy Efficient Home?

We’ve all heard it, in fact, you’d have to have been living under a rock for the past 2 decades to not have been inundated with the message that “Green is Good”. The message is so pervasive that nearly every business in every industry, to some degree, looks at ways that they can convey the […]

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For Your Protection

Maybe you’ve heard, maybe you haven’t, but as of February 1st, 2014 every new home, condo or otherwise must be covered by a warranty from an approved 3rd party provider. This legislation was introduced by the Alberta Government mostly in response to a very ugly situation experienced in the northern part of the province involving […]

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Who We Are

At Brost, we are a third generation home builder with a passion for redefining the status quo.   When you have been building homes as long as we have, you would think we have become complacent, but for us, it is quite the opposite. We continuously seek ways to improve our operations, enhance the efficiency […]

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Why Choose a Custom Home Builder?

Why Choose a Custom Home Builder? Thinking of changing homes but not sure whether to purchase an existing new home, one in process or start from scratch with a custom home builder?  We invite you to read this article written by Leonard A Simmons on the benefits of choosing a custom home builder.   A custom […]