The Open Concept

Open concept living spaces are common in today’s home designs with several factors influencing their rise in popularity. One of the predominant influences is the rise in dual-income households. Our lifestyles are based around partnership, with household duties now being shared.

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Thanks For Joining Us At Our November 19th Reno Tour!

This past weekend, we were thrilled to visit with many Calgarians who braved the cold and joined us for a fantastic Reno Tour in Varsity Estates!  Attendees enjoyed seeing first-hand the exquisite detailing of this whole home renovation as well as the sleek new 2012 A7 Audi on display, courtesy of Glenmore Audi. As guests mingled with Pinnacle staff and our valued trades and suppliers, they were treated to Joel Klassen tinkling the ivories on our Client's antique piano. The ambience was incredible and it was a great opportunity for those interested in a home renovation or custom built home to see

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Brand New 2012 A7 Audi On Display At Pinnacle Group’s Upcoming Reno Tour!

Last week we announced an upcoming Reno Tour of a Pinnacle Group complete home makeover taking place Saturday November 19th from 10am-4pm. We are looking forward to showcasing this spectacular 2 Storey Estate Home located in the esteemed neighbourhood of Varsity Estates. However, we have yet another announcement to make in tandem with our Reno Tour! Thanks to our friends at Glenmore Audi, we will have a brand new 2012 A7 Audi on display for you to check out. This is the hottest new offering from Audi and we are thrilled to be able to showcase this incredible automobile at

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Announcing a ‘Pinnacle Exclusive’ Renovation Tour

Another of Pinnacle’s clients has graciously consented to showcase their home in a ‘Pinnacle Exclusive’ Renovation Tour! You will not want to miss viewing this gorgeous home, located in the prestigious neighbourhood of Varsity Estates! This completed project boasts countless unique features including numerous radius walls (the open ceiling study incorporates an entire wall of radius glass blocks), to a two-tone kitchen showcasing a custom antiqued ‘old world’ corner desk. Stepping through the magnificent front door you are welcomed by a sweeping curved staircase, 20 foot ceilings, and extraordinary custom tile inlay. An abundance of windows bathes the home in

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17 Essential Questions to Ask When Considering a Renovation or Custom Home Build – Part 6

These are the final questions in our blog series… read below for the conclusion to this article! Question 16: What steps do you take to maintain a safe, organized and clean worksite? Pinnacle Group:  As of 2011, Pinnacle Group has achieved its SECOR™ Certification. A SECOR™ Certified company consists of 10 employees or less who each must participate in an in-depth Health and Safety program and subsequent exam created by the Alberta Construction industry. The SECOR™ program has shown proven results; a review in Alberta showed that employers with COR/SECOR™ Certification had: 25% lower claims costs than those who did

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17 Essential Questions to Ask When Considering a Renovation or Custom Home Build – Part 4

Continuing the Questions to Ask blog series… read below for Part 4! Question 10: Do you charge a deposit? Pinnacle Group:  Yes we collect a deposit at the onset of your project to place orders for materials that will be required including: exterior windows/doors, framing materials, special-order items such as plumbing fixtures etc. In order to collect deposits or progress billings of any kind, Pinnacle is required by Alberta law to be a Bonded Contractor and carry a ‘Pre-Paid Contractors license’. Question 11: Do you know about the lien regulations and requirements of the Alberta Government? Pinnacle Group: Yes –

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17 Essential Questions to Ask When Considering a Renovation or Custom Home Build – Part 3

Read below for our 3rd installment of this insightful blog series….! Question 7: Do you offer a warranty on your work? Pinnacle Group:  Yes, as a RenoMark™ Renovator we offer a minimum of a two year warranty on all work (excludes minor home repair and manufacturers warranty). Pinnacle Group offers an additional three year warranty on structural components for a total of a five year warranty; as well we offer a ‘Client for Life’ program for as long as you own your home! In terms of New Home Construction, Pinnacle Group offers the National Home Warranty Program’s™ five year warranty

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Join Us Tomorrow for Our Pre-Board Tour!

Just a reminder to join us tomorrow, Saturday August 13th, for a sneak-peek at a Pinnacle Group Custom Home Build currently underway! This opportunity comes around only a few times each year, and we encourage you to take advantage of this fantastic chance to view an incredible home in the ‘pre-board’ stage of construction! Pre-board means the home is completed up to drywall installation; essentially the ‘guts’ are in place and now is the only chance to see them before they are covered up forever! The ability to see what’s behind the walls in a home is rarely offered to

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17 Essential Questions to Ask When Considering a Renovation or Custom Home Build – Part 2

As promised; the continuation from last week! We feel the questions presented in this blog series are vital for the arsenal of any potential Renovation/New Home Client. These questions should be asked of every Renovator or Custom Home Builder, to determine their industry experience and corporate integrity. Once again, we have provided Pinnacle Group’s answer to each of these questions to offer a benchmark of standards to look for. Question 4: Are you registered with the Better Business Bureau? Pinnacle Group:  Not only are we a member of the BBB and hold an A+ rating, Pinnacle Group was awarded the

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17 Essential Questions to Ask When Considering a Renovation or Custom Home Build

Contemplating a renovation or custom home build can be a daunting task, especially considering the numerous organizations to choose from within the industry! There are a number of crucial questions that a client should ask each potential renovator/custom home builder; both to determine their industry experience as well as their overall company integrity. Over the next few weeks we will be posting a comprehensive list of questions we suggest you use to determine which renovation/custom home build company will be the best ‘fit’ for your project. Of course there are many more that could be added to this list; however

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Location: #4 – 10672 46th Street SE