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PEOPLE // Grey & Bruce Counties // Ready, Set, Build!

March 29, 2019 | PHOTOGRAPHY BY SARAH TACOMA

Spring 2019 // Local builders are here to help with a renovation or new house.

OUR HOMES Grey & Bruce Counties Spring 2019
A version of this article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of  OUR HOMES Grey & Bruce Counties, p.82. Find local businesses in our Grey Bruce directory.
The temperature is going up in Grey and Bruce counties and so are new homes.

BEN FREEBURN & DYLAN FREEBURN
 
From the quotes of our trade partners to the price of the materials, we show our clients every cost going into their new home. We are able to support this collaborative approach with systems that keep communication open and allow the client control on how they would like to spend their money. With over 17 years of building experience, this approach has led to happy homeowners and successful projects.
 
AT WORK
Latest Trend: Energy-efficient homes. Go-To Local Sources: Allen’s Home Hardware Building Centre in Paisley; Grey Bruce Paint & Décor in Owen Sound. Clients Ask For: Curbless showers. High-End Extra: Bi-fold patio doors.
 
BEN AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Southhampton. Pride & Joy: My daughter. Spring To-Do: Clean up our gardens. Retirement Plan: Farm.
 
DYLAN AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Southhampton. Pride & Joy: My family. Spring To-Do: Concrete driveway. Retirement Plan: Travel.

PATRICK SUTTER & ALAN SUTTER
 
From the design stage to the siding and everything in between, Wiarton Home Hardware Building Centre has everything you need to start your next building project. With expert advice and a large inventory, your project will be completed in no time.
 
AT WORK
Latest Trends: High-efficiency; contemporary designs. Go-To Local Sources: Shouldice Designer Stone; eastern white cedar. Clients Ask For: Maintenance-free exteriors and steel roofs. High-End Extra: Composite decking, glass railings and triple-pane windows.
 
PATRICK AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Hepworth. Pride & Joy: My home. Prized Possession: My stores. Retirement Plan: Tour our beautiful country by motorcycle from coast to coast.
 
ALAN AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Mallory Beach. Pride & Joy: My family. Prized Possession: My grandfather’s rifle. Retirement Plan: Spend more time fishing.

BRYAN SNYDER
 
With exceptional quality, attention to detail, innovative design, craftsmanship and trust, Snyder Development can build you the home you have been dreaming about. From designing house plans to picking the interior paint colour, your home is customized to your taste and satisfaction.
 
AT WORK
Latest Trends: Modern front doors with vertical frosted glass; sliding barn doors. Go-To Local Source: Port Elgin Home Hardware Building Centre. Clients Ask For: Walk-in pantries. High-End Extra: Customized home sound systems.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Pegasus Trails in Port Elgin. Pride & Joy: My basement recreation room. Spring To-Do: Tree trimming. Retirement Plan: I don’t plan on retiring!

JEN & DAN JOHNSTON
 
We make customer service our number one priority at Valley Home Improvements. From our office staff and on-site teams through to our sub-trades, helping our customers achieve the perfect new build or renovation is our motivation.
 
AT WORK
Current Project: Latest Trend: Multigenerational living. Go-To Local Source: Centre Grey Building Supplies in Markdale. Clients Ask For: Barrier-free designs. High-End Extra: Bathrooms with curbless showers.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Markdale. Pride & Joy: Our family. Spring To-Do: Be healthy. Retirement Plan: Travel

AMANDA THEDE
 
Our team of design consultants will sit down and get to know you and the design aesthetic you are looking for in your project. We will then guide you through our curated selection of finishes (which include up-and-coming trends) to help you make choices that will best suit you and not have you feeling overwhelmed with decisions.
 
AT WORK
Current Project: Gold accents and colour contrasts. Go-To Local Source: The Old Barn Polished Stone Creations in Hanover. Clients Ask For: Walk-in pantries. High-End Extras: Tiling an entire wall; Cambria quartz.
 
AT HOME 
Neighbourhood: Southhampton. Pride & Joy: My dogs, Lily and Hudson. Spring To-Do: Clean up outside. Retirement Plan: I would love to have a dog kennel.

DON TREMBLE
 
We build with integrity and are diligent about every aspect of the building process. We will deliver your new, perfect home on time and with incredible results! Building is easy with Candue Homes.
 
AT WORK
Latest Trend: Modern design. Go-To Local Source: Young’s Home Hardware Building Centre in Mount Forest. Clients Ask For: Granite countertops. High-End Extra: Deluxe bathrooms.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Downtown Durham. Pride & Joy: I’m proud of my family and take joy in helping customers. Spring To-Do: Creating new house designs. Retirement Plan: Sell real estate.

PLINY LOUCKS
 
Since 1989, we have been helping people discover the beauty of timber frame homes. We do it all, from in-house planning and design, all the way through hand cutting and raising your timber frame, to crafting your home. Let us be your inspiration. We are there to help with every step of the way.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Chatsworth, born and bred. Home Style: Great light, beautiful timbers and tall ceilings.
Pride & Joy: My two daughters. Spring To-Do: Build a timber frame outdoor room.
 
AT WORK
Latest Trend: Modern contemporary timber frames. Go-To Local Source: Centre Grey Building Supplies in Markdale. Clients Ask For: Timbers! High-End Extra: Commercial glass.

ROB ABBOTT
 
Great Lakes Custom Homes works with you to give you exactly what you want in your new space. We specialize in custom homes and renovations. No matter what your style or the trends, we can help bring life to your home. Now is the time to get that project started.
 
AT WORK
Latest Trend: Mahogany decking. Go-To Local Source: Hamilton Brothers in Glen Huron. Clients Ask For: Curbless showers. High-End Extra: Custom made furniture built by us. Business Nutshell: Honest, friendly, craftsmen.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Creemore. Home Style: Classic century home. Pride & Joy: My son. Spring To-Do: Paint the cottage. Retirement Plan: Explore the rest of Canada.

ANDREW HILL
 
For over 30 years, the focus of Hill Build has remained unchanged. Remarkable renovations, custom builds and a commitment to total customer satisfaction. We combine this focus with honesty, quality workmanship and the drive to achieve a distinctive level of creativity. Let us add that wow factor to your home. 
 
AT WORK
Latest Trend: Lots of windows. Go-To Local Source: Ziegler Lumber Ltd. in Port Elgin. Clients Ask For: Luxury feel at a reasonable price. High-End Extra: Heated floors in the bathroom; steam showers.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: A farm in the former Bruce Township (Kincardine). Pride & Joy: My three children. Spring To-Do: Organize! Retirement Plan: Travel more.

 

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