Kirk and his team took on our project in 2013. Our home is in Peachland on a 12 acre property. As you can imagine it was quite a mouth full to take on. We started with many, many lot walk throughs with Kirk to determine where our home should be situated etc. He and team were very insightful with placement, logistics, site planning etc (from under earth stuff to actual visual of our finished product).
Once we started Kirk and team were very open to communication/changes etc we needed (haha – we had never built a home before so we did have changes).
In terms of timelines, projected costs – these were inline with our discussions from the get go. We did make numerous changes and therefore some areas had to be re-calculated (budget and timeline) but Kirk was usually able to come up with some savings as well which was appreciated.
OK Glacier is very specific to the trades used and we again were very appreciative of this being that we trusted his input when he presented trade options to us. They also have very skilled trades people under their umbrella which was very helpful in meeting timelines.
We love our home but of course there are always things you would do differently – haha! Ok Glacier though definitely will be our builder again should we jump back into the trenches!
Pls feel free to chat with Kirk about doing a visit of our home if that is something you would like to do. He could coordinate something with us.
In closing we feel that OK Glacier is very qualified to building your dream and unlike many builders out there they LOVE what they do and ENVISION themselves in your shoes and what that is like trusting so many dollars into that dream.
My wife and I engaged Kirk Andersen and Glacier Homes to do a renovation on our home. We found Kirk and his team to be very pleasant to work with and the work they did was excellent. Kirk was very attentive to our needs and worked diligently with us to ensure that the details of our project were thought through and well executed. Kirk was very approachable, personable and easy to work with.
He took good care of the 3 P’s of business – Price, Product and Process. We were very happy with all three. We would highly recommend Kirk and Glacier homes to anyone wanting a pleasant and professional building process.
In June of 2009 we found a lot that we really liked and were thinking to buy. The lot is on a steep slope and we decided to ask a builder about building on it before we buy and decide to build. We asked couple of builders and Kirk @ Okanagan Glacier Homes was one of them. From the first meeting Kirk inspired trust and showed us that he has in-depth knowledge of construction process. He told us to involve a geotechnical engineer too just to make sure we will not have surprises.
After we purchased the lot we started working together on our Custom Built House plans. Kirk was working with us very closely and knowing that we do not have a huge budget he gave us alot of good advice while trying to keep the costs in budget. Also, this being our first house we ever owned, we always asked Kirk for advice and he never hesitated to help us as much as possible.
We are very happy with the building process and the outcome of our Custom Build House; and the next time we build will hire Kirk and OK Glacier Homes to build our dream house. And yes, we had a very pleasant experience and probably will do it again.
It is a pleasure to work closely with Okanagan Glacier Homes for all their plumbing needs, whether its a new or renovated home. Their professionalism is outstanding.
Very professional! Always kept in touch to let me know how things were progressing and if I had any questions or concerns.
Kirk and his Team conducted themselves very professionally, very approachable, excellent problem solving (including fixting mistakes in the house plans we provided), honest and trustworthy. Their word was as good as a handshake. Good patience in working with the Homeowners (us) and we really appreciated it when Kirk would lend us some of his expensive tools and equipment. We took note of the excellent subtrades that Glacier Homes provided to the project. Detailed monthly billing statements, problem solving, budget updates and the completion of a Homeowner’s Manual and DVD. A job very well done and we are very pleased.
ps. We throughly enjoyed the comradeship of Steve and Ron (Glacier Homes Carpenters) and if we were ever to build another home, we would insist that they would be the framing carpenters,with Kirk and Okanagan Glacier Homes Inc. They made a great Team!
We just love the house Kirk. Thank-you very much for the superb attention to detail and the care you take
over the construction of the property. We think Glacier Homes does a spectacular job We would, and for that matter shall, recommend you in an instant to anyone looking for a special home.