Two-Week Decor Panel Presentation: Look of the Day

We’re excited to announce a new daily feature for 2 weeks only, where we pull together the latest trends in Home Décor. Spread design tips to your loved ones by sharing Pratt Home’s Look of the Day on Twitter and Facebook!! Today’s palette features a mixture of smooth cream colours with dark teals accents, contrasted Read Article

“New Home” Envy!

Lately I’ve been suffering from serious “new home” envy. There is nothing more exciting than selecting the colours and finishes for a brand new home. Like many, I can see the appeal of starting from scratch, especially with all the choices available today. Twenty years ago the only options we had were department stores. Now, there’s an Read Article

Drain Water Heat Recovery

Keeping the water inside your Barrie home or condo well heated is important to your family’s comfort. With that in mind, let’s discuss drain water heat recovery. Water is an expensive natural element to heat and carries a significant amount of energy. Any hot water that goes down the drain carries away energy with it. Read Article

Fall Maintenance Tips

Today’s low-maintenance building products have eliminated a lot of time-consuming and often tedious home upkeep, however no home is completely maintenance-free. Every homeowner should set up a regular schedule of check-ups and clean-ups to protect their investment and to avoid costly repairs over the long term. Each season your home goes through changes in temperatures, Read Article

Simple Luxuries

For most of us, home is truly where the heart is! It is here where our personalities and styles meet and merge and where we engage in the daily rituals that bring meaning to our lives and relationships. Today there is endless ways to bring personal styles together in creative ways. Simple luxuries can be Read Article

Welcome to Pratt Homes’ New Blog!

Pratt Homes is Barrie’s largest and most respected home builder.  Pratt’s roots in Simcoe County date all the way back to the 1890s and we have been developing new home, townhome and condominium communities in the Barrie area since the mid-1970s.  Here on our blog we intend to give back to our community and our Read Article