Mission Statement

At Facet Custom Builders our mission is to build beautiful and unique structures and spaces. To excel in craftsmanship and client satisfaction. To lead a process that is progressive, efficient and transparent. To do outstanding work.


We love building. We pay attention to details because they are important to us and we believe they are what separates the ordinary from the exceptional. We are creative problem solvers both in the course of construction and in realizing unique design.

Who We Are

Facet is a fully Licensed and Insured Residential Home Builder. We are a team of hard working talented craftsmen. We believe in doing a job right the first time. We are organized, reliable and accountable. We communicate well and ensure our customers are comfortable with the project throughout its course. Our team leader is Silas Straathof, Journeyman Carpenter, Contractor, Owner, and Head of Operations. He is most inspired by his clients wishes, by beautiful design, and by the capabilities of the team.

What We Do


Custom Homes, Additions, Renovations, Carriage Houses.


We have a network of excellent sub-contractors to meet all your construction needs.

Custom Carpentry

Interior finishing, built-ins, cabinetry, furniture, counter tops, timber work, siding and exterior finishes, gates, fences, arbors, saunas, greenhouses…

Where We Are Located

Cumberland British Columbia on Vancouver Island is the proud home of Facet Custom Builders. We serve the Comox Valley and surrounding areas.

What’s In The Name?

Facets are the cut and polished faces of a precious stone. They cast light and catch the eye. Without facets a gem is but a rock. Facet Custom Builders cut and polish the many faces of our every work. We hope they catch your eye.