MODERN. MODULAR. AFFORDABLE.

Ballance Homes is a forward thinking builder of modern homes, cottages & accessory buildings.
We offer quick & efficient build solutions using containers and other prefab solutions.
We offer standard kits as well as custom-designed homes.

 

What is a Container Home?

Container Homes are modified shipping containers that are finished to act as modern, efficient residential buildings. Container homes can range from a single container or multiple containers can be combined to create full scale larger homes & cottages. Container homes are extremely durable & sustainable, offering superior structural strength that makes them ideal homes for rugged landscapes or harsh weather & climates. Container homes are prefabricated to municipal building codes using the same finishes as traditional homes - including spray foam insulation, electrical / plumbing / HVAC, windows & doors, drywall and exterior cladding.

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Benefits of Modular Construction

Build Savings - starting from costs, can be 10-15% cheaper than traditional wood framed buildings 

Finance Cost Savings - production time of 3-6 months compared to 12-15 months for traditional builds = reduced finance costing 

Prefab Construction - buildings are built 75-90% in a climate controlled shop = increased efficiencies, less waste and costs  

Metal Construction - containers meet and surpass building codes and are superior to wood framing. They are rugged and are ideal in harsh climates and rough terrain. 

Comfort Benefits - containers are spray foam insulated, therefore are much easier to heat & cool and keep drafts and bugs out. 

Green Benefits - containers can be equipped with energy efficient heating, cooling, lighting, solar & smart technologies to reduce energy use - creating net zero homes.

Reduced Impact on Neighbours - building is installed in 1-2 days, finishing trades 1-3 weeks (versus 12-15 months for traditional builds)

Our Products

Our residential homes are amazing. We have spent years designing the most efficient buildings, maximizing space and offering the best value possible for our clients. We offer a range of standard pre-designed & engineered kits which offer our clients the best value, these kits can be customized to make your home unique - including countless options for flooring, kitchens & bathrooms, windows & doors, and exterior cladding solutions.

We also offer a range of modern upgrade options including all the latest smart technologies - lighting, security, acoustics and solar solutions. We also offer custom design solutions of any size to create the home you have always envisioned or that is designed for your unique property. 

Ballance Homes offers a full range of residential buildings including homes, cottages & accessory buildings. Accessory buildings are external / secondary buildings to our main residence - including laneway houses, boathouses, and bunkies. Our bunkies are compact buildings that meet the needs of the modern world, they can be used for guest cabins, pool bars & cabanas, home gyms, hot tub / saunas, outdoor bbq / kitchens or as outdoor offices for all those that now work from home.

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Why Choose Us?

We strive to come up with the right solution for every clients needs based on their budget & biggest ideas. Our designs are modern, forward thinking and affordable. 

The Ballance family has spent over 50 years renovating & building traditional wood framed homes. We have also spent over 40 years in the event build business, fabricating modular display structures for mobile programs, including modifying containers for pop-up retail activations. We have combined our experience in both industries to come up with some of the most premium container homes available. Let our talented team of designers & fabricators build your dream home!

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