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Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship

September 28, 2020

In its 2nd year, KLC is offering the Garry Douglas Memorial scholarship as an opportunity to an Architectural Technology student. Garry was a devoted professional whose mantra was integrity, innovation…

In its 2nd year, KLC is offering the Garry Douglas Memorial scholarship as an opportunity to an Architectural Technology student. Garry was a devoted professional whose mantra was integrity, innovation and excellence. He was a dedicated project developer and integral member of the Kawartha Lakes Construction team for five years. A true master in his […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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