Barrie New Home Development and Intensification

Pratt Homes Barrie President, Karen Hansen, discusses the importance of creating a balance between growth, new home and condo development in Barrie and conservation through intensification.  These are issues builders and developers are facing in Barrie and other...

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...

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...

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...

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...