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Personalizing Your Quality Home

At Quality Homes, we encourage our clients to embrace their individuality and personal tastes. We believe that your dream home should reflect your unique vision and compliment your lifestyle perfectly. That is why selecting your finishes is an important (and exciting!) step in personalizing your Quality Home.


As part of the Quality Homes process, your Personal Selection Day with our dedicated Décor & Design Consultant is your opportunity to customize your entire home. This service is completely free of charge to our clients.


Meet Melinda

Melinda Allen, Quality Homes’ Décor & Design Consultant, studied Interior Decorating at Georgian College and has been with Quality Homes for over six years. She has helped over 400 homeowners realize their dream homes through the décor process. Melinda works one-on-one with each homeowner to guide them through the process of selecting their finishes – breaking it down into simple step-by-step decisions while offering her professional advice on every single detail of your custom build.  This ensures not only that you will love your final design, but also that you will feel secure in the fact that you were given professional advice throughout your build.




The Process 


Once you have finalized your home’s design and floorplan, it’s time to select your finishes! From interior finishes like flooring, countertops and cabinetry to exterior finishes like cladding and roofing, we have you covered at our one-stop-shop Design Studio. There is no need to run from supplier to supplier with samples trying to visualize how your home will come together.  We have hand picked our selections, so it’s all in one place. Not only will you save time, but you will be guided by our highly qualified consultants, so that the experience is stress-free and the outcome is a completely customized and professionally designed space.  


“At Quality Homes, we have everything you need for your design under one roof.”   



At Quality Homes, we pride ourselves on our superior selection of inclusions offered. Many features that would be considered upgrades elsewhere are all included as part of the Quality Homes experience! 


“We work really hard as a team to keep our decor and design offering on point and exciting.”


Our incredible long-standing vendor partners provide us the very best quality brands, and the latest in design trends all with excellent guarantees. Click here to discover our partners.



Preparing For Your Personal Selection Day


Your Personal Selection Day is a big day! It is important to pick a day that you can completely set aside – to ensure we can take the dedicated time your new home deserves. This day will be completely outlined for you. We are here to make you feel confident and comfortable as we guide you through each room of your home, making sure your selections are looking and working great. 


While your Décor & Design Consultant is here to guide you seamlessly through the process, it is still best that you arrive with an idea of your general tastes and how they fit in with your lifestyle. 


Think about…


  • What works for you? What doesn’t? 
  • What’s your design style? 
  • What colour palettes do you like? 
  • Are you looking for clean-lined contemporary or something more rustic with warm tones? 


Bring along any inspirational photos, such as a Pinterest board, magazine clippings, or just photos on your phone, which will help our team bring your vision to life. Whether you would prefer to arrive with a binder full of ideas or just take recommendations from our expert consultants, we look forward to fulfilling each and every one of your needs! 


“Pictures always give a greater understanding of the look you want to create.”




During Your Personal Selection Day


At your décor appointment, we will start by going through the interior of your Quality Home.


Interior finishes like:

  • Flooring
  • Cabinetry
  • Countertops
  • Backsplashes
  • Plumbing (Toilets, Sinks, Faucets, Showers, Tubs)
  • Trim & Doors (Including Hardware)
  • Stairs & Railings
  • Fireplaces





You will select the flooring for each room of your home. Included at no extra cost to you are selections of: vinyl plank, vinyl tile, laminate or carpet (available in a range of colours and textures). Custom options include: hardwood (range of width and species available) or ceramic tile (range of size, pattern and colours available).


Here are a few of our most popular samples:


Laminate by Centura – Heritage Collection – Left to right: Applewood, Beachwood, Sandalwood


Vinyl Plank by Centura – DuraFusion Collection – Left to right: Grey Monk, Oyster Bay, Stone Ridge


Carpet by Centura – Triathlon Collection – Left to right: 1095, 1096, 1075


Hardwood by Mirage – Left to right: Charcoal Maple 5″ Plank With Cashmere Finish, Treasure Red Oak 5″ Plank With Duramatt Finish


Ultra Ceramic by Centura – Front to back: Finestone Natural Pewter, Urban Slate Natural Grey, Spa Marble Light Grey





Our dedicated partner, Woodland Horizon, locally handcrafts all of our custom cabinetry for both your kitchen and bathrooms, and comes in a variety of door styles and colours. 



Our kitchens are particularly unique due to the following standard inclusions: soft close drawers and doors, cabinets to the ceiling with crown molding, plus many other features to enhance the luxurious feel of your gourmet custom kitchen.  




Click here to view more photos of our Quality Homes Kitchens.





We provide the option to customize from laminate to quartz, along with the opportunity to select your plumbing fixtures, styles and accessories.  




Additional selections include your trim package, interior doors and hardware throughout the home, and any custom options such as fireplaces or stairs and railings. 


Cabinetry Hardware


Door Hardware



Once you are happy with the interior of the home, we will look to the outside of your Quality Home, where we select your exterior finishes to give your home the curb appeal of your dreams. 


Exterior finishes like:

  • Cladding
  • Soffit/Fascia/Eavestrough
  • Windows & Doors
  • Trim Packages
  • Roofing
  • Porch/Deck Features
  • Garage 




You will select the cladding of your home or cottage – whether it is vinyl siding (with a range of styles, profiles and colours available) or if you want to customize your exterior to brick, stone, board & batten vinyl, wood or steel. 






Shingles by Owens Corning (Driftwood, Estate Grey, Onyx Black)





Once your finishes are selected, your home becomes completely buildable and moves into the factory – and this is where your design becomes a reality



For more information on the Décor Process, watch our Seminar Series episode:





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