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PKHBA Housing Design Awards

November 25, 2021

KLC wins at this year's Peterborough and the Kawarthas Homebuilders Association Housing Design Awards.

KLC wins at this year's Peterborough and the Kawarthas Homebuilders Association Housing Design Awards.

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Kawartha Lakes Recognized as Top Customer Service Leader

April 2, 2021

Kawartha Lakes Construction recognized among the top customer service leaders in the residential construction industry.

Kawartha Lakes Construction recognized among the top customer service leaders in the residential construction industry.

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Building a New Home: Scope Creep

January 13, 2022

Scope creep can happen when building a new home. Read more here about new home building tips from Peterborough and the Kawarthas Homebuilders Association. Unless you work in construction you…

Scope creep can happen when building a new home. Read more here about new home building tips from Peterborough and the Kawarthas Homebuilders Association. Unless you work in construction you probably aren’t familiar with the term “scope creep”…yet. It’s an important term to be aware of if you’re looking at building a new home, and […]

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Winner of the 2021 Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship Award

January 4, 2022

This year’s winner of the Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship is Matthew Gillard. Matthew is an Architecture student in his final year of his Master’s at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON.…

This year’s winner of the Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship is Matthew Gillard. Matthew is an Architecture student in his final year of his Master’s at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON. The Winning Essay His winning essay proposes an answer to the challenge of creating an innovative net zero design for a new home. Matthew proposes […]

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The Build Lifecyle: What to Expect

December 14, 2021

The build lifecycle and what to expect can feel just like embarking on a long journey. And, like any long journey, ups and downs exist. It can feel like a…

The build lifecycle and what to expect can feel just like embarking on a long journey. And, like any long journey, ups and downs exist. It can feel like a roller-coaster ride for the home owner, and a mountain climb for the construction crew. However, with proper planning and effective communication (read hear about understanding […]

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Renovation vs New Build

November 18, 2021

Whether to opt for a renovation vs a new build can be a challenging decision. Here are some tips and questions to help.

Whether to opt for a renovation vs a new build can be a challenging decision. Here are some tips and questions to help.

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Understanding your Construction Schedule

October 26, 2021

Understanding your construction schedule shouldn’t be a frustrating or mystifying process. We all know that there is value in good planning because good planning leads to a great project! All…

Understanding your construction schedule shouldn’t be a frustrating or mystifying process. We all know that there is value in good planning because good planning leads to a great project! All of this is achieved through clear but flexible construction scheduling.

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Tips to Understand Your Budget

September 30, 2021

We want to provide you with some tips to understand your budget. You’re at the planning stage of your project. You have a preliminary understanding of cost per square foot.…

We want to provide you with some tips to understand your budget. You’re at the planning stage of your project. You have a preliminary understanding of cost per square foot. You have a vision. Now you need a budget. You approach a few contractors. A budget is prepared and you sit down to discuss. The […]

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Meet the Team: Bryan Goulding, Project Coordinator

September 22, 2021

Project Coordinator, Bryan Goulding, entry into the construction trade began early. His father was a contractor and he grew up in the contracting business. “I love to teach the junior…

Project Coordinator, Bryan Goulding, entry into the construction trade began early. His father was a contractor and he grew up in the contracting business. “I love to teach the junior people newer, better ways or maybe old tested and true ways, be asked questions,” he offers of his twenty-five years of experience. In the last […]

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