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It all starts with a plan: Mélika Masseau, an architecture and wood framing technician, starts her own business

Building a home from the ground up starts with a plan, one that ensures your Pinterest dream home comes to life.
With a passion for architecture, Mélika Masseau, an architecture and wood framing technician started her own business to help people bring their vision to reality. Walking around in Fort-Coulonge and Mansfield, community members can spot houses she made the plans for.
Born and raised in Fort-Coulonge, 21-year-old Masseau works at DML Creation as an estimator. With an interest in learning and build on her current skills she took a program at Compétences Outaouais center, a vocational training center. Upon finishing the course and working on projects that allowed her to draw up plans for her sister’s home, she saw an opportunity for a side hustle.
“I mostly fell in love with it when I was in school,” said Masseau. “There was nothing in the course I didn’t like to do and I really liked everything I think that’s where my passion started.”
In 2020 she officially launched her brand Plans MM, which allows her to digitally draw up a house plan that includes everything the client needs to then go ahead with construction.
When hiring her services, clients can expect to . . .

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