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About Metz Homes

Metz Homes Ltd. is a company specializing in building custom homes in Shelburne and the surrounding area. These custom homes range from large, unique homes built on client properties in the country to our high quality, customized homes built on Metz Homes lots within the Town of Shelburne. Quality and customer satisfaction are essential to David and Ted Metz, owners of Metz Homes Ltd., because they both live in the Shelburne area and recognize the value of good customer referrals. This quality is backed up by the Tarion Warranty Program recognizing the excellent service record of Metz Homes for 14 consecutive years of "Excellent" ratings.

It can be difficult to compare what different builders offer as standard features in their houses. Metz Homes would like to point out some of the features that differentiate our homes:

One-piece acrylic bathtubs and shower stalls

  • easy to clean and maintain (no grout cracks!)
  • will look as good as new in 10 years
  • very unlikely to leak

High quality Lennox heating equipment

  • a high quality manufacturer backed by 24 hour service availability from Bryans Fuel in Orangeville
  • high efficiency furnaces that save on heating costs while ensuring comfort

All subfloors are "glued and screwed" to floor joists

  • this should prevent floor squeaks
  • provides a stronger floor system

Exterior walls are 2 x 6 construction

  • stronger, sturdier home
  • more comfortable house because of extra insulation in thicker wall
  • quieter home because of extra insulation
  • less expensive to heat because of more insulation

R40 attic insulation

  • more comfort and less heating costs

Stick frame roof construction

  • roof is framed by skilled carpenters using individual pieces of kiln dried lumber
  • rafters and ceiling joists are closer together (16" - not 24"), creating a stronger, more durable roof
  • on certain designs, trusses are necessary. We use thicker roof sheathing and plywood clips in this case.

Windows and exterior doors are high quality all-vinyl construction manufactured by Dufferin Windows in Shelburne.

Our Upgrade Trim Package is standard

  • main windows have custom window sill
  • large 2 3/4" colonial window and door trims
  • large 4 1/8" colonial baseboards
  • all closets and archways have wood jamb and trim to resist damage from everyday use

Decorator paint included

  • all trim and doors painted white
  • all walls painted colour selected by Purchaser

Local subtrades used for most parts of the house

  • improves service availability
  • we want trades that are concerned about quality workmanship and service
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