Updates

  • 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 […]

  • Design your own house

    Modern ways to design your own house Designing your own house can be an exciting experience.  You are able to use your creative spirit to put your special touches into the final product.  Adding your design ideas to your new home is a wonderful way to make a house a home. These custom home design floor […]

  • What is a modular home anyways?

    What is a modular home? “Prefabricated homes, also known as prefab homes or modular homes, are dwellings that are pre-engineered and fabricated, off-site, in a manufacturing facility.” Prefab homes are built in climate controlled facilities with exacting standards and quality control, which can then be easily shipped and assembled on a home owner’s land. Current […]

  • Prefab cabins for your gulf island getaway

    Prefab Cabins are an an appealing, cost-controlled and superior quality option when considering building a new cabin or recreational property for a family vacation house on one of British Columbia’s unique and beautiful Gulf Islands. Many folks aspire to the lifestyle of the Gulf Islands for stunning natural beauty, less residential density, and a quieter pace to get […]

  • Prefab cottages make a cozy getaway

    The Okanagan Valley has long been one of the premier vacation/recreation destinations in British Columbia. Beset with large inland waterways, rich agricultural growing conditions, pocket deserts and clean, fish stocked lakes and creeks, this has long been prime territory for the ‘Cottage at the lake”.Fond family memories are made of times like these: sitting around […]

  • Take a peek inside North America’s Leading Modern Prefab Factory

    Take a peek inside Canada’s leading modern prefab builder – Karoleena Inc.  Prepare to be blown away by this innovative modern prefab building process from start to finish. Built from steel and as energy efficient as can be, our homes and cabins can be shipped anywhere a road exists in North America, arriving fully finished […]

  • SAM Best Innovation Award Claimed by Karoleena

    Congratulations to Karoleena Inc for taking home the Best Innovation Award at this years Sam Awards. Karoleena was also the runner up for the Best Website design as well! Great work Gang! The Sam awards are given out by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association in each region across Canada. In it’s 26th year, the SAM Award honour excellence, quality workmanship, […]

  • All set for assembly, our greenest house yet

    It doesn’t get much more forward-thinking than this. When two excited clients came to us wanting to build a brand new home in the ever-evolving inner-city community of Ramsay in Calgary, they had some serious green on their mind. And as a result, Karoleena began our most eco-friendly construction project yet, and come the end […]

  • Headlining the 2011 Home + Garden Shows

    Not only are we unveiling the newest innovative addition in our lineup of proven modular residential products to Calgarians from Feb. 24-27, we’re trekking it out to the West Coast to show it off at the Vancouver Home + Garden Show from Mar. 2-6, before heading back through the Rocky Mountains to put it on […]