Savvy Home Improvement Advises For Today’s Homeowners 

All About Finished Basement – The Legal Way

The new Calgary basement suite rules - What to know Legalizing or developing a legal secondary basement suite in Calgary was a lengthy expensive process that deterred most homeowners. But that changed on July 22nd, 2015 when the city adopted a new cheaper and quicker process to make it easier for Calgarians to have a legal basement suite. Here is what you need to know about legalizing or developing your basement [...]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Basement Development|

Partnership With Best My Nest

We are excited to partner with CIR reality Best My Nest Program Best My Nest by CIR REALTY is a program that focuses on connecting you with the people, services and ideas in your community that make living your best life in your home possible. Now, all Best My Nest members can enjoy substantial discounts for all Alta Home Garages and More products. For example, we give $1,000 discount [...]

By |May 17th, 2018|News|

Best Of HomeStars Awards – And We Did It!

Each year HomeStars carefully goes through all the companies and contractors in their database to select a handful of companies to award the with Best Of Awards. This year Alta Home Garages & More has been selected as best of in the: Calgary Garage Builder & Basement Renovation Categories. "Best Of" Awards are being awarded based on several factors i.e integrity, consistency; but the main ones are homeowner reviews that [...]

By |April 4th, 2018|General|

Resolving the cost mystery of Building a Garage

The price to build a garage consists of many different variables and components. Aside from the fact, that every company has their own strategy of putting together a cost we will go over the milestones, materials and efforts as well as costs that go into the quote of completing a garage building a garage: Permits and City By-Laws This step entails several sub-steps: such as comparing the wants against the [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|General|

Resolving the cost mystery, of construction & renovation projects Part 1

The mysteries behind the cost of construction or renovation, companies don’t want you to know! Part 1: General Approach There is no one universal formula to calculate the cost of a construction project, we will explore what goes into a price of typical home improvement projects, such as garage builds, basement renovation, decks, concrete jobs etc. So what is hiding behind the mysterious dollar amount you receive on your quote? [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|General|

DIY vs. Hiring A Professional Contractor

Can I really build my garage? Develop a basement? Or handle my concrete job? As a homeowner, you can always contemplate the idea of finishing your home addition projects such as garage builds and basement development yourself known as D.I.Y instead of hiring a professional contractor, but there are some questions to think about first before taking that important decision. Here are some of them: Consider your skills and abilities very carefully. Having [...]

By |January 4th, 2018|Basement Development, General|