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Archive: March 2013

The Benefits of Purchasing an ICF Insulating Concrete Forms Built Home

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 by Polycorp

From location to floor plans, there’s so much to consider when purchasing a home.  Throw in a choice between a concrete home and a wood-frame one, and you have a lot more thinking to do.  If you’re not familiar with what exactly Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) are, in laymen’s terms it means the walls in your home are roughly a foot thick, and consist of approximately six inches of concrete and over five inches of insulation.  All of the homes at Ravenscraig are built using this energy-saving construction.   Here are eight benefits of choosing an ICF built new homes in Halifax NS.

Q Lofts Roof Top Gardening Doís and Doníts

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 by Polycorp

Nothing says urban condo living more than a roof top garden. They’ve become quite popular and have great energy and environmental rewards. They’re especially perfect for homeowners who do not have a backyard or easy access to a garden. But before you starting planting atop your urban new condos in Halifax NS rooftop or balcony, consider these helpful tips on what you should and shouldn’t do in order to have a successful roof top garden.

Cheers to a Fabulous Wine Tasting Party

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 by Polycorp

Once you’ve moved into the chic Q Lofts development, you’ll been looking for the right opportunity to have a get together at your new condo in Halifax NS.  And with the rooftop community space providing the perfect backdrop for entertaining friends, why not plan to host a wine tasting party? Read below to find out how.


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Polycorp has grown to become one of Halifax's best known residential home builders and developers. As a leading Halifax new home builder, our commitment to detail and quality is what makes our homes exceptional. We create unique neighbourhoods and innovative home designs, all the while focusing on energy efficient technologies to help reduce our carbon footprint. Please contact us if you would like to see our inventory of new homes and condos for sale in Halifax, Nova Scotia.