Blog - Kawartha Lakes Construction

Blog

Learn more about KLC by reading our latest posts! If you’d like our latest news and announcements delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page.

Build a Better Home Office

September 22, 2020

It's time to build better, live better, and be better. Get inspired to design a beautiful and functional home office with our guidance.

It's time to build better, live better, and be better. Get inspired to design a beautiful and functional home office with our guidance.

Read More About Build a Better Home Office

Yes, It’s Still a Good Time to Plan Your Next Renovation

May 11, 2020

Spring is typically the busiest time of year for homeowners and home renovators alike. Personally, we think it’s gotta be the extra daylight & warmer temps that reignite that inspiration…

Spring is typically the busiest time of year for homeowners and home renovators alike. Personally, we think it’s gotta be the extra daylight & warmer temps that reignite that inspiration to improve one’s space. Maybe you’re anticipating family gatherings or long-weekend BBQ’s and want your home to be feel just right. But this year, with […]

Read More About Yes, It’s Still a Good Time to Plan Your Next Renovation

3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Designer

April 17, 2020

A few years back, a prospective client stopped into the KLC office, looking to get his head around what it might cost to do an addition. As we normally do…

A few years back, a prospective client stopped into the KLC office, looking to get his head around what it might cost to do an addition. As we normally do with initial inquiries, we walked him through our showroom, asking questions to better understand his needs. While chatting about our design/build process, it quickly became […]

Read More About 3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Designer

COVID-19 Response

April 7, 2020

At the time of writing this post, the Ontario government has deemed the construction industry an essential service, at a reduced capacity. As with the rest of the world, daily…

At the time of writing this post, the Ontario government has deemed the construction industry an essential service, at a reduced capacity. As with the rest of the world, daily life & operations look a whole lot different at KLC lately. It is certainly not business as usual. Our office team is working from home […]

Read More About COVID-19 Response

Meet the Team: Mike Forth, Estimator

March 30, 2020

How does a team build trust? They work diligently to set expectations from the beginning. “The first thing really is trust” Mike Forth, estimator and member of KLC’s team offers.…

How does a team build trust? They work diligently to set expectations from the beginning. “The first thing really is trust” Mike Forth, estimator and member of KLC’s team offers. “Communication is something that the team and I believe is very important, because whether it’s $500 or $500,000,” he underscores “ it’s someone’s money and […]

Read More About Meet the Team: Mike Forth, Estimator

Meet the Team: Harold Cowen, Project Coordinator

March 9, 2020

A Natural Mentor “I’m the old guy in the field here,” Harold Cowen, one of KLC’s Project Coordinator’s, jokes. As a Project Coordinator, he leads a group of labourers in…

A Natural Mentor “I’m the old guy in the field here,” Harold Cowen, one of KLC’s Project Coordinator’s, jokes. As a Project Coordinator, he leads a group of labourers in the field while mentoring them through each project. Teaching comes easily for Harold. Before starting at KLC, he taught construction at Fleming College. “I really […]

Read More About Meet the Team: Harold Cowen, Project Coordinator

Meet the Team: Ben Reynolds, Production Manager

January 13, 2020

“Every project is unique, and every project has some memory that I’m never going to forget,” Ben Reynolds, Production Manager at Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls of his time working as…

“Every project is unique, and every project has some memory that I’m never going to forget,” Ben Reynolds, Production Manager at Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls of his time working as Project Lead at KLC. He describes the decision to move away from carpentry and into a management role as “kind of a heart-wrenching thing to […]

Read More About Meet the Team: Ben Reynolds, Production Manager

Meet the Team: Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer

November 18, 2019

Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer with Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls “When I was 4 or 5, I was wandering around my family island on Stoney Lake and my grandmother told me…

Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer with Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls “When I was 4 or 5, I was wandering around my family island on Stoney Lake and my grandmother told me about how my great-grandparents had done the same thing with her when she was my age,”. Jenna’s great-grandparents offered that “if my grandmother was willing […]

Read More About Meet the Team: Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer
Proud Member
  • Proud Member
  • Proud Member
  • Proud Member
  • Proud Member
  • Proud Member
  • Proud Member
  • Proud Member