Glass Standards for General Contractors

Glass Standards for General Contractors

Glass isn’t perfect and can be really difficult to explain, especially when those standards don’t align to the client’s expectations. Glass industry standards – primarily visible defects, are set by the ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials). ASTM glass standards cover a wide variety of glass issues and it’s not easy to get to the heart of the matter. Visible glass defects are the kicker in the luxury custom home niche.

Lacey Construction Featured Project

Georgie Nominee Spotlight: Cassidy Carriage Home

Here at Westeck, we are proud to have been involved in 5 separate projects recently nominated for Georgie Awards with the Canadian Home Builders Association of BC. Today we focus on a fully custom carriage house in Mission, BC titled Inverted Elegance, built by Lacey Construction. Being recognized as a contributing company for such a project is quite the honor. We reached out to Cassidy Carew, the homeowner, to ask “Why did you choose Westeck?”

Modern vs Contemporary

Modern VS. Contemporary

Over the past while, many questions have been raised about the differences between Modern and Contemporary Styles. Modern and Contemporary mean the same thing, right? Not exactly.

Let’s look at the dictionary definitions:

mod·ern – Relating to the present or recent times as opposed to the remote past. “the pace of modern life”

con·tem·po·rar·y – Living or occurring at the same time. “the event was recorded by a contemporary historian”