5 episodes

The Art of Making Home podcast is an in-depth look at the home building industry through the contractor's perspective on interacting with the industry's different experts: interior designers, architects, and sub-trades. It defines the builder's relationship with these individuals and how this affects the building or renovation process. This podcast is for people who want to get into construction, established industry professionals and people thinking about building or renovating their home and learning about this sometimes confusing process.

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The Art of Making Home podcast is an in-depth look at the home building industry through the contractor's perspective on interacting with the industry's different experts: interior designers, architects, and sub-trades. It defines the builder's relationship with these individuals and how this affects the building or renovation process. This podcast is for people who want to get into construction, established industry professionals and people thinking about building or renovating their home and learning about this sometimes confusing process.

    Ep 4: How Much Does A Home Really Cost To Build?

    Ep 4: How Much Does A Home Really Cost To Build?

    The biggest question that people ask a builder is how much a home costs to build or renovate. There is no magic number, and prices of building materials fluctuate. So you have to make sure you hire a professional contractor that knows the market you are building in and communicates with you honestly about how much your home will cost. In this episode, Sandro Stefanucci discusses the Altus Group Canadian Costs guide, which breaks down the price of building a home in 2022. Click here for the guide. 

    Click here to learn more about Sandro and his company, Abstract Homes And Renovations. 

    • 13 min
    Ep: 3 Warning Signs When It Comes To Hiring A Contractor

    Ep: 3 Warning Signs When It Comes To Hiring A Contractor

    When hiring a contractor for your new build or renovation project, do you know what to look for? Do you know what questions you should be asking in the interview process to ensure you are hiring the right person for the job? Listen to the latest episode of the Art of Making Home with Sandro Stefanucci, where he will discuss how you can find the right construction company for your project. 

    • 14 min
    Episode: 2 Land Challenges When It Comes To Building A Home

    Episode: 2 Land Challenges When It Comes To Building A Home

    When you buy a piece of land or build on your existing property, do you think of the logistics? Depending on your property, there could be different challenges you will face to build your dream home. In this episode of the Art Of Making Home, Sandro opens up about how you can spot the challenges before buying a piece of property or building on your existing property. 

    • 14 min
    Why Do I Need A Construction Permit?

    Why Do I Need A Construction Permit?

    Why do you need a construction permit when building or renovating your home or condo suite. Follow Sandro Stefanucci, who has been a builder for over 37 years in Vancouver and would love to share his knowledge on this vital topic of permits. Before you start building or renovating your home, there is so much to consider, like knowing what the city your building in requires you to begin your project. 



    To Find out more about Sandro and his team at Abstract Homes, go to abstracthomes.com.

    • 13 min
    The Art Of Making Home Trailer

    The Art Of Making Home Trailer

    The Art of Making Home podcast is an in-depth look at the home building industry through the contractor's perspective on interacting with the industry's different experts: interior designers, architects, and sub-trades. It defines the builder's relationship with these individuals and how this affects the building or renovation process. This podcast is for people who want to get into construction, established industry professionals and people thinking about building or renovating their home and learning about this sometimes confusing process. So join Sandro Stefanucci from Abstract Homes as we learn together and discuss aspects of the construction process that you might have not even considered when you wanted to start a new build or renovation.

    • 53 sec

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Jenleegun ,

Construction Industry Tips

An insightful podcast into many essential aspects of the construction industry. Some really great tips from an experienced contractor.

Bear 241 ,

Permit Help.

Very insightful. We are going through the permit process right now and this gave me great information regarding the timelines and logistics.

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