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Luxury Home Series: Functional and Beautiful Laundry Rooms

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On December 5, 2018
When designing a custom home, you have the opportunity to upgrade certain elements that are usually overlooked. Even though the laundry room is an integral part of the home, many times pre-built homes only designate a corner of an unfinished basement for their use. Instead of hiding the washing machine and dryer, elevate the area […]
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Design Inviting Indoor Spaces for Your Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On November 21, 2018
Living in Ottawa has many advantages, but the winters can cause us to spend a lot of time indoors. To make the most of your custom home, it’s important to consider how you’ll be using the space during the colder weather and be sure to incorporate custom comfort items like heated floors, multiple fireplaces and […]
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Warranty Service for Custom Homes

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On November 7, 2018
When you commision a custom home build with Omega Homes, you’re protected by the Tarion warranty and our dedication to complete customer satisfaction. As a full-service builder, our job doesn’t end when we hand over the keys, we’re always available for warranty service and to ensure every final detail of your dream home is perfect.
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Luxury Home Series: Master Suite

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On October 24, 2018
The master suite bedroom can be a deciding factor when it comes to deciding on purchasing a home. For many prospective homebuyers, it can be disappointing to find a home you love only to discover that the master bedroom is too small or the bathroom is outdated. When you build a custom home, you can […]
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Most Important Rooms in a Custom House

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On September 26, 2018
For many people, a custom home is also their forever home, and they don’t have plans to ever sell. However, there could be situations in which you will want to sell your dream home in the future. It’s important to keep in mind what buyers view as the most important rooms in a home so […]
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Incorporate Marble Throughout a Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On September 12, 2018
Marble is a classic finish that never goes out of style. When building a customized living space, you can incorporate marble throughout a custom home that will help achieve a cohesive—and luxurious—design. Three popular areas to use marble are the kitchen, bathroom and living areas.
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A Glass Railing Adds a Contemporary Touch to Your Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 29, 2018
Finishing touches can drastically elevate the overall design of a space. One area that many people overlook is the stair and loft railings. Many homeowners choose metal or wooden pickets because they think that is the only option available, but when you design and build a custom home, you can add elegance and a contemporary […]
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Best Tip to Follow When Building a Custom Home in Ottawa

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 15, 2018
There are a lot of things to consider when building a custom home—from finding the right piece of land, approving architectural drawings, obtaining permits and dealing with different trades. Some people think building a custom home can be a confusing process, but with the proper planning and some helpful tips, the journey to your dream […]
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Benefits of an Infill Property

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 1, 2018
An infill property simply refers to a lot that currently has a building on the land. Many people that are looking to build a custom home only consider empty lots for their custom dream home, but infill properties provide a number of benefits and should not be overlooked.
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Luxury Home Series: Indoor Sauna

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On July 18, 2018
One of the many great things about building a custom home is that you can ensure your living space has everything you need and want. Every client will have different requirements for their dream home and it’s our job to ensure everything they want is included in the final design. A recent client wanted to […]
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With a Custom Home You Can Design the Perfect Backyard

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On July 4, 2018
Ottawa winters can be harsh, so when summer arrives, people want to spend as much time outside as possible. When you build a custom home, you can also design the perfect backyard so that you can enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures with friends and family.
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Luxury Home Series: Kitchens

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On June 20, 2018
To create a luxurious kitchen, it’s important to think about how the space will be used. A luxurious kitchen should always be functional and the design should reflect the need of the homeowner and the overall design aesthetic of the home.
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Choosing the Best Lot for Your Ottawa Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On June 6, 2018
Before you can begin to design your custom home or pick out finishes—you have to decide where to build. It’s important to pick the right lot for your Ottawa custom home since it’s the foundation for your custom build and will guide the overall aesthetic of your home.
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Luxury Home Series: Stunning Exteriors

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On May 23, 2018
To create a stunning exterior, it’s important to think about the details. From the siding choices and lighting to the smallest landscaping feature. When we work on designing a custom home, every detail is carefully thought out to create a home that is not only stunning but also complements our client’s specific aesthetic and lifestyle.
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Pet Amenities for Your Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On May 9, 2018
Pets are an integral part of the family and when designing a custom dream home, there are certain amenities that can be included to fully customize your home.
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Ways to Give Your Custom Home a Luxurious Feel

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On April 25, 2018
Attention to detail is what makes a luxury home complete. Choosing the right materials and textures, mixing finishes and incorporating upscale additions is what sets an Omega Homes custom build apart from the rest.
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Best Heating Option for Your Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On March 28, 2018
There are a number of ways to keep your home warm, but many people don’t spend time thinking about the different heating options available. When you build a custom home, you can control every aspect of the design, including the type of heating system that’s installed.
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Pick the Perfect Siding Option for Your Custom Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On January 24, 2018
First impressions matter and when looking at a home for the first time, often what stands out most is the siding. When designing a custom dream home, it’s important to choose the right siding option—one that is aesthetically pleasing and will provide your home with the protection it needs.
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Different Roofing Options for Your Custom Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On January 10, 2018
When it comes to building their custom dream home, many people spend a lot of time picking indoor furnishings and decor. However, choosing the right roofing option is just as important as your indoor décor, as it’s what will protect the inside of your home. Many people think that there’s only one option when it […]
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2018 Home Design Trends

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On December 27, 2017
If you’re looking to update your home this year, keep our 2018 home design trends in mind!
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Making Sense of Different Flooring Options

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On December 13, 2017
When you design and build your custom dream home, you can customize the whole space; from the overall layout to the smallest finishing touches. One of the many decisions you’ll face is what kind of flooring to install throughout your home. There are a number of different flooring options to consider, but the two most […]
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How Much Square Footage Do You Really Need in Your Ottawa Custom Home?

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On November 29, 2017
When you begin the custom home building process, there are a number of decisions you’ll have to make. One of the earliest decisions you’ll face is deciding how big you want your home to be. The amount of square footage you’ll need will be dependent on your lot’s size, zoning bylaws and your specific needs […]
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Recent Building Innovations

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On November 15, 2017
There are many exciting building innovations in the custom home builder industry — from the integration of smart technologies to the way that homes will be built. Omega Homes is always looking toward the future to see how the latest technological advances can be incorporated into our client’s custom dream homes.
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Planning an Income Suite into Your Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On November 1, 2017
Many people consider adding an income suite into their homes. Not only can these spaces generate additional income, they can also be used as an in-law suite for family members. There are many benefits to including an additional — but separate — living space into your home. However, there are also bylaws and building and […]
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Rec Room: Not Just for the Kids

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On October 18, 2017
While most people associate rec rooms with the space in the basement for kids to play and make a mess  — it’s pure definition is a room in the home that’s used for recreation and entertainment. It’s increasingly common to add a designated entertainment space in homes for adults to unwind and entertain. The possibilities […]
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How to Ensure a Timeless Design for Your Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On October 4, 2017
There’s a fine line to navigate when designing your dream home. You want to ensure that your home is filled with details that are important to you, but you also likely want to ensure that your home has a timeless design. To ensure that your home will stand the test of time, it’s extremely important […]
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Omega Homes is the Best Custom Home Builder in Ottawa

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On September 20, 2017
When you decide to turn your dream into a reality and build your custom forever home, you’re faced with the decision of choosing a custom home builder in your area that fits your needs. Omega Homes stands out as the best custom home builder in Ottawa for our attention to detail, our knowledge and experience […]
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Master Bedroom Downstairs or Upstairs?

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On September 6, 2017
For many people that grew up in a two-storey home, the master bedroom was usually found with the other bedrooms—upstairs. If you’re currently on the market for a new house, you’ll most likely still find this traditional layout in older homes. But when building a custom dream home, you have the opportunity to explore a […]
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Smart Features to Incorporate into Your Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 23, 2017
Automated (or smart) homes are becoming increasingly popular. There are a number of different appliances, gadgets and software that are available to make our homes more secure and efficient. Rather than trying to retrofit your space after the fact, make sure you include all the amenities that you’d want from the beginning—including smart features that […]
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Designing a Custom Feng Shui Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 9, 2017
The best thing about building a custom home is that you’re able to incorporate the things that are important to you and your family. Some of our past clients have asked us to design and build a Feng Shui inspired home and we’ve been happy to work with them to incorporate many Feng Shui elements […]
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Design a Stunning Outdoor Kitchen for Your Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On July 26, 2017
Omega Homes offers a number of luxurious design options to customize your property and create a home that reflects your personality and matches your lifestyle. An increasingly popular consideration is the addition of an outdoor kitchen. Outdoor cooking spaces can make
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Your Outdoor Space

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On July 12, 2017
When designing your dream home, don’t forget about the outdoor space. There are many fun and modern ways to create an outdoor oasis that will make your backyard both comfortable and attractive. Water Feature The addition of a fountain or pond to your backyard can add some tranquility. A water feature makes an excellent
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LIKE & SHARE for Your Chance to WIN!

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On July 5, 2017
Omega Homes is excited to bring you our very first Facebook contest just in time for the summer! We are giving away a $250 Home Depot Gift Card to ONE lucky winner… BUT—you have multiple chances to win! To enter: LIKE and SHARE this post on Facebook!
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The Best Appliances for Your New Modern Kitchen

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On May 31, 2017
When designing a custom home for our clients, we only use the best products and highest quality materials. We want to build homes that will stand the test of time and look luxurious. That passion for form and function extends to the kitchen where we spend time consulting with our clients on the overall look […]
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How Floodwater Can Damage Property and Tips to Protect Your Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On May 17, 2017
Over the last few weeks, Ottawa residents have been battling torrential downpours and flooding all over the city. The Ottawa River reached levels that haven’t been seen in 89 years, forcing many residents to be faced with waterlogged basements and floodwater that severely damaged their properties. When rain starts accumulating and seeping into your home, […]
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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your New Home!

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On April 19, 2017
Spring is here! You can finally spend some time enjoying the fresh air outside each day and look forward to even warmer days ahead. Not only is spring perfect for fun, the mild temperatures also provide an excellent opportunity to clean up your home! So, we’ve gathered some of our best spring cleaning tips for […]
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Moving to Ottawa? Omega Homes Is Your Custom Home Builder!

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On April 5, 2017
If you know you’ll be moving to Ottawa in the future, you’re likely familiar with the real estate market in the area by now and have an idea about your options. But have you considered building your custom dream home instead of moving into an existing house? If you’re moving to Ottawa in the next […]
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Remodel VS. Build a New Home — What’s the Right Choice for You?

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On March 22, 2017
“Should we consider remodeling? Or should we build a new home?” These are questions we address often from our clients. Building your home from scratch or remodeling are both big decisions. When it comes to choosing between the two, it’s important to weigh several factors that affect you and your family before you go ahead […]
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Building Your Dream, Green Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On March 8, 2017
As the environment drastically changes around us, we are becoming more and more conscious of our carbon footprints and the effects of global warming than ever before. When you build a green home, you’re not only reducing the effects of building on the planet, you’re adding many energy saving benefits that save you money, too. […]
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Join Us at Our Open House This Friday!

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On March 1, 2017
Omega Homes and Agent DK are excited to announce our upcoming open house! If you’ve been considering building your dream home, or are looking for inspiration and ideas for your next home project, this is the event to attend. YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN US ON: Friday, March 3, 2017 Between 4:00PM and 8:00PM At […]
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Don’t Forget Landscaping Design for Your Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On February 8, 2017
As you begin the process of creating your dream home, it’s easy to get caught up in everything you’d like to see happen inside your home and forget to plan how you’d like the outside to look. Landscaping design becomes a piece of cake when inspiration strikes, and that’s where Omega Homes comes in. There […]
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How Custom Cabinets Can Transform Your Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On January 26, 2017
Kitchens used to be tucked away in homes – a room that was kept out of sight of guests. Now, they are one of the most important areas of the home, with many families spending a large majority of their time there. Upgrading your kitchen with custom cabinets is one of the easiest ways to […]
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Turn Your Vision into Reality with a Custom Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On January 12, 2017
2017 can be the year that you finally build your custom dream home. When you partner with Omega Homes, you have a trusted team at your disposal throughout the entire process. It will always be about your vision, your wants and your budget; we are here to help you create and realize your dream. Omega […]
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Top Home Trends for 2017

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On December 28, 2016
With the New Year comes new home trends to watch for. Omega Homes is pleased to bring you the top 3 trends to consider integrating into your home in the upcoming year. Whether you are building your custom dream home from scratch, or are just in the mood for some redecorating and renovations, keep these […]
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Custom Kitchen Countertops for Your Dream Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On December 14, 2016
The kitchen is arguably the most important room of your home and is often the place you and your family spend most of your time. Whether you are choosing to remodel or building your new home from the ground up, there are many aspects to consider about your new kitchen. This week, we’ll go through […]
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Omega Homes Has Been Named in Top 30 Home Builders in Ontario

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On December 1, 2016
Omega Homes is pleased to announce that we have been selected by Point2 Homes as one of the top 30 home builders in Ontario! According to their website, Point2 Homes is an online real estate marketplace that helps you find the right home or real estate investment, while trying to help make your search efficient.1 […]
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The Advantages of Synthetic Stucco for Your Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On November 17, 2016
At Omega Homes, we always aim to help our customers choose the very best in quality products and styles to make their dream home a reality. Stucco, also known as synthetic stucco or EIFS (exterior insulation and finish system) has become one of the leading finishes on homes, and for good reason! It has many […]
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Omega Homes Is Offering FREE Kitchen Appliances!

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On October 19, 2016
At Omega Homes, we work with you to make your dream home a reality. We create every custom design and accent you envisioned, adding detail and your personal expression in the home we create together. We know that your kitchen is one of the most important rooms of your new house, and needs to be […]
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The Best Ways to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On October 5, 2016
Looking to increase your home’s Resale Value? The resale value or “R-value” of your home is essentially how much money you will earn from selling your property in comparison to how much you purchased it for. The resale value can change depending on many factors, but there are a few proven ways to significantly increase […]
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Mould in the Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On September 21, 2016
Your home will always be where you are at your most comfortable and the place you depend on to keep you safe. However, safety doesn’t always only amount to locked doors and protection from the elements. It also refers to the environment within your home being healthy and clean, which is unfortunately compromised when there […]
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Why You Should Look into The Insulation of Your Attic This Season

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On September 7, 2016
The cold weather is approaching faster than we’d like to admit! This onset of cool temperatures means that it’ll soon be time to switch from cold air to warm air in your home. During the cold months, your home heating system is working to effectively warm your home and keep you comfortable, but a lot […]
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How Low-E Coating Benefits Your Home

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 24, 2016
Ensuring your home is comfortable, safe, and efficient is a high priority for all homeowners. An excellent way to maintain the utmost comfort indoors is through proper insulators and shields to block harmful natural elements. Low-E coating on windows was created to do just that– add an extra shield and protect your home from harmful […]
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Insulate Your Home With Argon Gas Windows

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On August 10, 2016
Being energy efficient has always been valuable, but never quite like this before. These days, everyone is looking for the best ways to use less energy as utility prices continue to steadily increase every six months. There are actually many ways you can upgrade your home to make a big difference in how much energy […]
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Welcome to your Custom Home Design Building News, Tips and Information

  • Posted by seth_kmb200w2
  • On July 29, 2016
Hello and welcome to Omega Homes’ new blog! Here you’ll find exciting news, tips and information about the wonderful world of custom home design building, to further bring forth our unwavering commitment towards your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in our impeccable attention to detail and our customer service. As our customers, your opinion matters to […]
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