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Meet the Team: Dana Longhurst, Project Selections Coordinator

March 27, 2019

“Having someone there to guide the client and support them I think really brings in the essence of custom design/build. We’re helping the client custom design every feature. Every detail’s…

“Having someone there to guide the client and support them I think really brings in the essence of custom design/build. We’re helping the client custom design every feature. Every detail’s thought out.” -Dana Longhurst Design is where personal expression meets form and function. It can require highly specialized knowledge, and that can be intimidating for […]

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What the Heck is “Bespoke” and How Does it Apply to Your Home Renovation?

March 26, 2019

“Bespoke” is having a moment right now. It’s a design buzzword but, honestly, what the heck is “bespoke”? And how does it fit into home design and renovations? Essentially, “bespoke”…

“Bespoke” is having a moment right now. It’s a design buzzword but, honestly, what the heck is “bespoke”? And how does it fit into home design and renovations? Essentially, “bespoke” means tailored to one’s needs, much in the same way one has a suit tailored to one’s taste; but the term can also be applied […]

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3 Things You Need to be Honest with Your Builder About

January 23, 2019

Renovations and builds can be overwhelming. We get it. For the majority of our clients, their home improvement project will be among one of the largest investments they make in…

Renovations and builds can be overwhelming. We get it. For the majority of our clients, their home improvement project will be among one of the largest investments they make in their lives. Given the level of investment, from both a financial and a time & energy perspective, it’s tempting to trust advice found online in […]

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How to Minimize Waste During Your Home Renovation

November 13, 2018

Home renovations have the potential to produce a great deal of waste. From old appliances to aging trim, there is no shortage of mixed materials for a responsible homeowner to…

Home renovations have the potential to produce a great deal of waste. From old appliances to aging trim, there is no shortage of mixed materials for a responsible homeowner to be mindful of disposing of properly. With so many factors to consider, even the most committed environmentalist can become overwhelmed! But with smart planning and […]

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KLC Wins Peterborough Business Excellence Award

November 6, 2018

Kawartha Lakes Construction took home the award for Skilled Trades at the Peterborough Business Excellence Awards. This award is a proud accomplishment that shows KLC is not only a leader in…

Kawartha Lakes Construction took home the award for Skilled Trades at the Peterborough Business Excellence Awards. This award is a proud accomplishment that shows KLC is not only a leader in the industry, but also a leader in the local business community. The Peterborough Chamber Of Commerce created the Peterborough Business Excellence Awards to promote the advancement […]

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KLC Named by REMODELING Magazine to 2018 Big50

September 17, 2018

Kawartha Lakes Construction has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high…

Kawartha Lakes Construction has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large. Big50 remodelers run successful, often […]

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Now Hiring: Designer/Draftsperson – Architectural Technician

July 20, 2018

At KLC, our Designer/Draftsperson creates designs for new construction projects, renovations and redevelopments. Using competent knowledge and high-level drawing skills they design spaces that are functional, safe, sustainable and aesthetically…

At KLC, our Designer/Draftsperson creates designs for new construction projects, renovations and redevelopments. Using competent knowledge and high-level drawing skills they design spaces that are functional, safe, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Interprets plans, diagrams, blueprints, sketches, specifications, and working drawings Prepares detailed design drawings; installation drawings using Revit (CAD) software; uses […]

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“Workversary”- 5 Things I’ve Learned Working at Kawartha Lakes Construction

April 30, 2017

This past month marked my 3rd year working at Kawartha Lakes Construction and in the world of custom builds and renovations. Growing up, my Dad built two of our homes…

This past month marked my 3rd year working at Kawartha Lakes Construction and in the world of custom builds and renovations. Growing up, my Dad built two of our homes on his own so I had a first row view of the myriad of factors, the hard work and the planning that goes into building […]

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