Our Response To The COVID-19 Crisis

At Sawlor Built Homes, we take our responsibility to stop the spread of this virus very seriously, along with the commitment we’ve made to our clients.

The recent spread of the COVID-19 virus has affected all people across all industries, including homebuilders.

At Sawlor Built Homes, we take our responsibility to stop the spread of this virus very seriously, along with the commitment we’ve made to our clients. Many clients depend on the possession date we’ve set for their new home, especially if they’ve already sold their current home.

So for us, it’s business as usual – with some important changes to ensure the safety of our staff, our tradespeople and suppliers, and our clients.

  • The Government of Nova Scotia has banned gatherings of more than five people, however this restriction does not currently apply to construction worksites. Regardless, we are limiting the number of personnel on our worksites and encouraging them to practice safe distances.  We are also abiding by the government’s mandate to have workers travel to the jobsite in separate vehicles. 
  • At this time, building inspections are still being conducted, with new safety guidelines in place.
  • Behind the scenes, our office staff is working hard to keep our projects on track, while taking necessary measures to keep everyone safe and healthy.
  • Many staff members are now working from home, with those in office keeping a safe distance from each other. We’ve increased the cleaning and disinfecting of our work areas, while decreasing personal interactions.
  • We’re reserving in-person meetings for critical or urgent situations only, scheduling them ahead of time and on a case-by-case basis.
  • Wherever possible, we’re going digital – communicating with trades, suppliers and clients by email, phone, video calls and social media, and making our paper documents available online.

We’ve always taken pride in being accessible to our clients and to make the homebuilding process as easy and stress-free as possible. We are still striving to do that.

When this crisis subsides, we look forward to serving our clients with the in-person interactions our business was built on, while providing improved digital communication.

We are grateful to those who have shown us support and understanding during this difficult time. We will get through this together.

Stay safe and healthy.

From our family at Sawlor Built Homes to yours,

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor Sawlor Built Homes Custom Home Builder in Nova Scotia

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor is the second generation Owner of Sawlor Built Homes. With more than 35 years experience building custom homes in Nova Scotia, Keith has built a team that mirrors his professional knowledge and values.

Keith is a Certified Residential Builder who is also certified with many leading industry organizations. He is a Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified Builder, a Net Zero Energy (NZE) Certified Builder, a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) R-2000 Certified Builder, and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Keith is a Board Member of the Atlantic Home Warranty Program as well as the Canadian Home Builders' Association Nova Scotia. He is involved in many other industry programs and associations, such as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.


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  • Great job Keith! Thanks for caring for your staff and customers and doing your part to keep everyone safe during these trying times.

    Pauline (LaBelle) Walker, 8 days ago

  • Great job Keith! Thanks for caring for your staff and customers and doing your part to keep everyone safe during these trying times.

    Pauline (LaBelle) Walker, 8 days ago

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