Friday, May 29, 2015

Love At First Sight: Foyers And Front Entries

While your cabin's view of the lake is important, it's far from the only one that matters. Too often, builders and prospective homeowners forget about another critical snapshot of their dream home- the impression it makes when you first walk in the door.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Balconies: Building A Room With A View

For cabin owners, it's the simple things in life that matter. There's nothing more satisfying than taking in the lake's most picturesque views, whether it's with a cup of coffee at sun up, or something a little stronger when the sun's going down.

For builders and clients alike, there are a few elements to keep in mind while designing your perfect balcony (and perfect view).

Monday, May 25, 2015

Ready For More: How To Accommodate Last-Minute Guests

Going to the lake is a family affair, and often enough you'll find yourself having to sleep a few more guests than you initially thought. There are several ways to accommodate last-minute overnighters, but these are a few of our favourites.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Home Bars: Enjoy Lake Of The Woods On The Rocks

Looking to kick your feet up? At Black Fox Construction, we believe that one of the best ways to build a beautiful, unique home is to work with the supposed limitations of your property. In this case we ordered up a basement bar just the way we like it- on the rocks.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Sauna Anyone?

How do you relax at the cottage? One of our customer's recently included a sauna at their cabin to help them wind down after a busy day at the lake. Whether you're looking to socialize, sweat out toxins or smooth aching muscles, a sauna is the perfect addition to a cottage.