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  • VIDEO: Mike Holmes tours Karoleena’s World Class Facility

    In April, Mike Holmes and the Holmes Approved Homes team was provided a tour of Horizon North’s world class manufacturing facility in Kamloops, British Columbia.  Shortly thereafter Horizon North, through its residential, modular home brand of Karoleena, was named an official Holmes Approved Homes builder. The Holmes Approved Homes Program focuses on the integration of […]

  • Karoleena an Official Holmes Approved Homes Builder

    The Mike Holmes Group is pleased to announce that Horizon North Logistics Inc. (“Horizon North”), through its residential, modular home brand of Karoleena, is now an official Holmes Approved Homes builder. Emphasizing quality and efficiency, Holmes Approved Homes builders build to Mike Holmes’ standards which incorporate industry-leading products to help protect the home and homeowner. […]

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    10 Reasons to build a modern prefab home or prefab cabin

    Learn 10 ways prefab homes or prefab cabins are better than traditional construction Unsurpassed Strength and Quality Our steel frame technology (Kores) builds the most durable structure; 400% stronger than a wood structure.Our steel kore consists of 10″ steel i-beams and HSS columns. Build your home to stand the test of time. It doesn’t end […]

  • Another exciting crane day – modern prefab home

    Tuesday August 4th – 12:00AM, Karoleena Headquarters: The Karoleena crew loads modules onto 3 flatbed semi-trucks.  Each module is shrink-wrapped and secured with straps to ensure total stability while in-transit. 3:00am: On transit, the trucks are stopped at the weigh scales. The heaviest module comes in at 51,000lbs. This is the kitchen module inclusive with […]

  • Why are we an award winning home builder?

    Because we are years ahead in building technology and sustainability compared to traditional home builders; modular construction has been used globally since the turn of the 1900’s and housed people through the world wars, but today it is revolutionizing the home building industry. Due to the large quantity of timber available in North America, wooden framed homes […]

  • Why you should choose a prefab cabins vs. a site-built cabin.

    When choosing to customize a recreation property by building a living space, a great option for your dream cabin would be a prefabricated home from a reputable manufacturer. Prefab cabins are completely self-contained, and are an efficient and cost-effective option for a second home for vacation purposes. All amenities, options and customized layouts are available […]

  • Shipping container homes vs. modular homes

    There is a noticeable, intriguing movement towards repurposing steel shipping containers into living spaces, with a ‘green’, industrial-chic aesthetic and a nod to recycling. While this appears to be an inexpensive and practical use for these units, there is a deceptively complicated set of parameters that make this process an insurmountably challenging one. Shipping containers […]