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PEOPLE // Hamilton // The Right Stuff

April 29, 2019 | PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY HORKOFF

Spring 2019 // Introducing the right folks for your home work needs in the Hamilton Area.

OUR HOMES Hamilton Spring 2019A version of this article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of  OUR HOMES Hamilton and Area, p.64. Find local businesses in our Hamilton directory

 

ANDY JOHNSON
 
We specialize in building custom furniture and supplying live-edge slabs and reclaimed materials. Our focus is on customer service, high quality sustainable materials (from Ontario) and craftsmanship to last a lifetime. Every day is a new challenge for me and my team.
 
AT WORK
Current Project: Waterfall desk for a customer in Texas. Next Project: Black walnut island top. Inspiration: James Krenov (founder of College of Redwoods). Favourite Wood: Do I have to choose just one? Teak, walnut, or bird’s-eye maple.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Gibson. Style: Mid-century modern with reclaimed accents. Beer or Wine: Beer (grew my own hops this year!). Dream Holiday: A California coastal road trip.

 


MARY & JIM KARAGIANNIS
 
City Lightz takes pride in bringing customers the latest and most unique lighting designs available, at the right price. Our knowledge, attention to detail, and customer service cannot be duplicated. Visit one of our stores in Hamilton and St. Catharines.
 
AT WORK
Company Motto: We will beat anyone’s price as well as style, selection and service. Years In Business: Two, but Jim has been in the industry 25-plus. Latest Trend: Black is back, for its timelessness. Favourite Finish: Anything chrome and sparkly!
 
AT HOME
Favourite Style: Clean simple lines, transitional lighting, colour and furniture – nothing too trendy. Best Trip: Just back from a western Carribean cruise. Dream Trip: Hawaii or a family trip to the Greek islands.
 
 
 

TONY & STEPHEN SIMEONE
 
Dutch Mill Country Market is a unique and inviting shopping destination within arm’s reach of the city. Our restaurant is relaxing and welcoming, offering home-style cooking with generous portions, from hot meals, soups, sandwiches and quiches to salad bars and desserts. We ensure our customers receive the best value for their dollar.
 
AT WORK
Company Philosophy: To offer a unique shopping experience at great value. Store Style: A touch of country. Trending for Spring: Garden décor, handmade Amish furniture, ladies’ fashions. Popular Product: Honey crisp apple dumpling.
 
STEPHEN AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Lynden. Way to Relax: Hanging out with my wife, kids and our dog. Sweet or Salty: Salty.
 
TONY AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Millgrove. Downtime Favourite: Spending time with my grandchildren. Sweet or Salty: Sweet.

ROSS BOMMARITO
 
We are the place to go for all your granite, marble and quartz needs. Our knowledgeable staff are very passionate and are able to answer all of your questions to make your kitchen/ bathroom renovation as easy as possible. We strive to provide the best service.
 
AT WORK
Services: Granite, marble and quartz. Best Advice: Do not take us for granted, take us for granite. Company Strengths: Customer service and superb installation.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Beamsville. Sport: Watch football, play basketball. Sun or Snow: Definitely sun. Dog or Cat: Dog. Dream Holiday: Anywhere!
 
 
 

JENNIFER DANIEL
 
I focus on residential sales all around the southern tip of the Horseshoe. I love working in the country when the opportunity arises. I’m proud to say I know houses and people, after my many moves around the world.
 
AT WORK
Business Credo: You must jump to soar. What’s New: The old way is the new way, get back to the basics. Greatest Joy: My two boys make me SO proud! Reader Tip: Hiring an experienced professional is always wise.
 
AT HOME
Neighbourhood: Westdale Village. Current Project: Getting rid of the clutter, everywhere, to make room for change. Family Fun: Travelling the world. Sun or Snow: Both are beautiful.

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