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Know What You’re Paying For

Post - August 10, 2018

When you buy something at a store, you get the hands-on experience of seeing its size and how it looks, feels and works. You leave ...

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User-Friendly Homes Fit Changing Needs

Post - August 2, 2018

According to the Canadian Census, one in seven persons has some kind of disability — mobility and dexterity problems, hearing or vision loss, intellectual limitations ...

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Home Ownership Builds Equity & Sense of Community

Post - July 27, 2018

In the buying vs. renting a home debate there are many pros and cons, but in the end there is really nothing like having a home ...

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Project Outlines Help You Make Wise Decisions

Post - July 20, 2018

The first step in designing a new home, or completing a renovation, is to create a project outline. More than a wish list, it should ...

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Research Can Shed Light On Windows

Post - July 13, 2018

Energy efficiency requirements in the Ontario Building Code, coupled with advances in glass-making and glass-coating technologies, have made today’s windows extremely efficient. Say farewell to drafts and ...

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Ways To Divert Waste From Job Sites

Post - July 6, 2018

So often during renovations, cabinetry, plumbing and hardware used to be thrown into a dumpster and driven off to the nearest dump. Over the years, ...

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Have You Considered An Outdoor Kitchen?

Post - June 29, 2018

If you agree that the kitchen is the heart of the home, then consider bringing that space for entertaining and relaxing to the outdoors this summer ...

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Amp Up The Beauty And Drama With Tile

Post - June 22, 2018

With new manufacturing methods and printing technologies, home owners have more tile choices than ever before. Pattern, colour and layout options allow for endless possibilities ...

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Ventilation Key to Healthy Homes

Post - June 15, 2018

Indoor air quality in homes can be compromised by excess CO2, food particles from cooking, pet hairs, moisture from baths, showers and washing machines. A focus on ...

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Pet-Friendly Trends Coming To New Homes

Post - June 8, 2018

Pets have become treasured family members, and many home owners are making pet-friendly changes and upgrades to their homes to accommodate their needs. There are ...

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House Orientation When Building or Moving

Post - June 1, 2018

For many homeowners it's natural to obsess over the layout, finishes and features of a new home. An equally important decision (that is often overlooked) is ...

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Dream Home Featured on HGTV.com

Post - May 27, 2018

An adventurous games room in Wastell Homes' latest Dream Home was recently featured in a blog post on HGTV.com. The unique basement entertaining area includes ...

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How To Keep Your Home Safe While On Vacation

Post - May 23, 2018

Travelling and vacationing during the summer months can leave your empty home vulnerable to theft and break-in's. After an incident where a Wastell model home ...

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Guest Post: Planning Your Landscaping

Post - April 3, 2018

Planning Your Landscaping By: Guest Contributor, Mike Holmes Are you taking on any landscaping projects this season? Now is the time homeowners usually start to ...

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Guest Post: Hiring a Contractor

Post - March 20, 2018

Hiring a Contractor By: Guest Contributor, Mike Holmes A few years ago I heard a news story about a contractor getting arrested for taking homeowners’ ...

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Wastell Homes Bursary Recipient

Post - February 2, 2018

Wastell Homes recently established an annual bursary to encourage and support female students in the Carpentry and Renovation program at Fanshawe College. The Wastell Homes ...

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Wastell Homes Joins 85K Attendees at International Builders’ Show

Post - January 25, 2018

The Wastell Homes team recently returned from the NAHB 2018 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, where we joined our fellow Holmes Approved Holmes member builders, and ...

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Wastell’s “Seaglass” Concept Well-Received by Port Stanley

Post - November 21, 2017

Wastell Homes recently unveiled artist renderings of a large new housing development in Port Stanley, Ontario. Formerly a farmed property, Wastell's "Seaglass" development sits adjacent ...

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Wastell Homes Wins Builder of the Year!

Post - October 17, 2017

It was an exciting night at the London Home Builder's Association's "Awards of Creative Excellence" on October 12, 2017, where Wastell Homes received top honours ...

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A Fanshawe College success story, Doug Wastell and his family business

Post - September 12, 2017

As Fanshawe College celebrates 50 years in the community, they are looking back at past alumni and profiling their successes. We were thrilled that Wastell ...

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Sue Wastell Named President-Elect for LHBA

Post - June 20, 2017

The London Home Builder's Association is a voluntary business association with 300+ member companies comprised of professional organizations from builders to financial professionals. These members ...

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COMING SOON: New Online Home Builder

Post - June 20, 2017

Welcome to Wastell Home's new website! We're glad you're here, and we're excited to unveil our interactive home builder tool - coming soon. We all ...

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And You Are?: Building on a Family Tradition of Community Outreach

Post - June 8, 2017

And You Are?: Building on a Family Tradition of Community Outreach Sunday, July 7, 2013 London Free Press  It was anything but a glamorous start ...

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Business Buzz: London Home Builders’ Association Honours its Own

Post - June 8, 2017

Business Buzz: London Home Builders’ Association Honours its Own Monday, October 31, 2016 London Free Press Members of the London Home Builders’ Association gathered recently ...

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Wastell Homes Teams with HGTV Star Mike Holmes

Post - June 8, 2017

Wastell Homes Teams with HGTV Star Mike Holmes to Add the Healthy House Stamp of Approval Monday, October 31, 2016 London Free Press A ticket ...

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