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Comments Off on Lead time needed for construction projects in Muskoka

Muskoka builder Wayne Judges provides a ‘heads up’ to Muskoka landowners and homeowners that obtaining approval from the various government agencies for a building project requires more lead time than one might expect. Each of the six municipalities in Muskoka has different requirements and approvals may also be required from other agencies including the Ministry […]

Comments Off on How can I ensure my outdoor lighting isn’t causing light pollution yet is effective for safety and outdoor activities?

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting Systems Minimizing impact is the key when installing any kind of outdoor lighting in Muskoka. The whole concept behind preserving dark skies started with Muskoka’s impressive star-gazing vistas but nowadays, it has gone even beyond that. Lighting needs to have low impact on the environment and on neighbouring properties, yet also needs […]

Comments Off on Member Apprentices benefit from Bursary Awards

Jack Judges (from left), Dustin Matthews, Myles Lusk and Will Kelly were the lucky recipients of an Apprenticeship Bursary Award from the Muskoka Builders’ Association. Lisa Cormack, President presented the awards at their recent Annual General Meeting at the Patterson Kaye Resort in Bracebridge. The Association is proud to support the Apprentices of its Members […]

Comments Off on What should I look for when considering a steel dock?

Nordcap Steel Docks The desirability of a dock is often judged by what we can see on the top – the decking. It’s what we walk on, dive from, tie our boats to and set our chairs upon. Yet the most important aspect of a dock is the supporting structure – which is hidden underneath […]