We believe in a value-added, team approach.

THE FRONTIERS EXPERIENCE

We believe in a value-added, team approach.

THE FRONTIERS EXPERIENCE

COMPANY PROFILE

We are an award winning renovations and landscaping company, and our promise is to provide high performance design and build services. We pride ourselves on our strong relationship-building approach with our clients – using innovative products and solutions, attention to detail, quality craftsmanship, cleanliness, trust and unparalleled communication. Above all else, we take time to be on site with you and listen to your needs. Our team has the knowledge, experience and commitment to make your dream project a reality.

CULTURE

Our clients ask us questions like: “What are your staff like?” “Do you use subs?” “Who am I going to deal with?” And our answer is simple: we only hire great people, and train them to be great builders. Both our in house team members and contracted trade partners are invested, passionate and dependable craftsmen when it comes to renovations and landscaping. Clients routinely express gratitude and relief for the respectful, polite and friendly team members we bring into their homes.

Pillars that drive our company.

VALUE ADDED MODEL

Design and Build
  • OWNER / OPERATOR

    Owners Doug, James and Adam are directly involved in the design and construction of each project.
  • EDUCATED, TRAINED + PROFESSIONAL STAFF

    Our entire staff meet for full day quarterly meetings focused on refreshing fundamental skills and implementing innovative ideas.
  • PRE-QUALIFIED, LICENSED + INSURED TRADE PARTNERS

    Each of our trade partners sign our Frontiers Trade Contractor Manual, formally stating their promise to deliver our standards for performance, communication and professionalism.
  • PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

    Our team and partners are comprised of engineers, architectural designers, interior designers, and building science consultants.

YOU ARE ONLY AS STRONG AS YOUR WEAKEST LINK.

TEAM MEMBERS

Design and Build Doug

Doug Taylor

Owner | Division Manager

A proud University of Guelph grad, and professional landscape architect, whose design expertise and project management skills are crucial to the landscape team. Doug is the direct point of contact for clients looking to transform their outdoor spaces. His financial savvy, paired with his ‘farm boy’ work ethic has been integral to Frontiers’ rapid and continued success.

When Doug isn’t working, he enjoys a fine glass of scotch, smacking dingers out of the park with his softball team, and sending the cutest candid photos of his toddler Alina to everyone on his contact list.

James Savoie Design and Build

James Savoie

Owner | Division Manager
James manages the day to day operations of all home renovations and custom home construction - from sales and design, through project management and installation. He prides himself on being a perfectionist and is responsible for constantly raising the bar on quality and innovation. If there is a better way to do it, James is going to find it. In his limited down time, James is an active CrossFit athlete, enjoys organizing his wood shop, and hiking with his beautiful wife Katherine and dog Archie.
Adam Taylor Design and Build

Adam Taylor

Owner | Project Manager

With a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, Adam has the design background to pair with his extensive construction experience. Growing up on a farm has given Adam the work ethic and grit to tackle many of the dirty jobs that come along with our industry. He is our fleet/equipment manager, and is also our problem solver. If someone has an issue, it’s Adam that usually gets the call. In his down time, Adam enjoys watching Gordon Ramsay on YouTube and replicating his dishes, and also has a mild addiction to trivia.

Jeremy MuzzellDesign and Build

Jeremy Muzzell

Project Manager

Jer has almost 15 years of experience in high end landscape design/build. His exceptional creativity and attention to detail has positioned him as one of our most talented installers. Jer also has serious design talent, and does concept work for some of our residential clients. His personal likes include beach volleyball, rock climbing and a nice scotch. His personal dislikes include potato eyes and sharks.

Jesse Ranch Design and Build

Jesse Ranch

Foreman

Mr. Dependable has missed very few days in the many years he has been part of Frontiers. Jesse has both a Marketing degree from Sheridan, and a Building Renovation Technology degree from Mohawk. Frontiers recruited Jesse right out of school, and he has developed quickly into one of our lead foreman. Jesse enjoys motorcycles, hiking with his dogs, camping and the outdoors. He also suffers from ‘nice guy syndrome’ - we are constantly asking him to stop being so easy going. It makes the rest of us look bad.

Patt Davis Design and Build

Patt Davis

Foreman

‘Patterson’ holds a degree in Economics from Brock University. He eventually pursued a career in Carpentry, and found his way to Frontiers. Patt excels at finished carpentry, and often tackles detailed/precision work on our home remodelling projects. He is driven, and is always looking to tackle the next challenge. When Patt is not camping or spending time with his cat peanut, he enjoys watching a good baseball game. He has also been known to wear white jeans to work, which speaks to his high level of confidence...not everyone can pull that off.

Mackenzie

Mackenzie Myers

Foreman

‘Mac’ is a work horse, with a ‘head down’ type work ethic. You can’t stop this guy from a hard days work! Mac loves all things hardscape and equipment. Doing things right the first time is a point of pride for him - having to do it twice really grinds his gears. If you ask his friends, Mac’s downtime is hanging out with his dog while fishing up north - but if you ask Mac what he does between the end of one day and the start of the next, he’ll simply answer “I wait...”.

Graeme Fraser Design and Build

Graeme Fraser

Lead Hand

Graduate of the Mohawk College, Building Renovation program, Graeme began his career in framing, before coming to Frontiers. Graeme has a love for tools, snowboarding, golf, and his new truck! Graeme is known to be consistent not only for his dedication to quality and work ethic, but also for having a Jos Louis in his lunch every day.

Andrew Glassier Design and Build

Andrew Glassier

Lead Hand

‘Lou’ has an educational background in both marketing and business. He has been with us for a number of years, and is a critical member of our landscape install team. Lou has always been the coolest guy on the crew, and then he told us he was in training to becoming a commercial helicopter pilot, which really put the competition out of reach. He is also the co-founder of a local clothing brand, "Weekends and Company" - what’s next Lou? 

Liam Feick Design and Build

Liam Feick

Lead Hand

Liam is a graduate of Conestoga College from the Renovation Technician Program and is one of four carpenters on the interiors crew. As the newest member to the team, Liam enjoys developing a wide range of new skills. On his down time, he can be found spending time with his new pup snoop, playing some pick up hockey, or showing the other frontiers guys how it’s done on the golf course.

James Roberts

James Roberts

Office Manager

James graduated from the University of Guelph with an undergraduate degree in Sociology, all while being a part of the Varsity Football Team. Initially his early time at Frontiers was spent performing tasks as a labourer for the Landscape division, but his skills have shifted focus. He now manages the day-to-day operations of the company as efficiently and consistently as possible. Priding himself on organization, transparency and hard work, James has found a great fit in the team and is ecstatic to aid the continuing growth of the company. 

TEAM MEMBERS

Design and Build Doug

Doug Taylor

Owner | Division Manager

A proud University of Guelph grad, and professional landscape architect, whose design expertise and project management skills are crucial to the landscape team. Doug is the first point of contact for new clients looking to transform their outdoor spaces. His financial savvy, paired with his ‘farm boy’ work ethic has been integral to Frontiers’ rapid and continued success.

When Doug isn’t working, he enjoys a fine glass of scotch, smacking dingers out of the park with his softball team, and sending the cutest candid photos of his toddler Alina to everyone on his contact list.

James Savoie Design and Build

James Savoie

Owner | Division Manager
James manages the day to day operations of all home renovations and custom home construction - from sales and design, through project management and installation. He prides himself on being a perfectionist and is responsible for constantly raising the bar on quality and innovation. If there is a better way to do it, James is going to find it. In his limited down time, James is an active CrossFit athlete, enjoys organizing his wood shop, and hiking with his beautiful wife Katherine and dog Archie.
Adam Taylor Design and Build

Adam Taylor

Owner | Project Manager

With a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, Adam has the design background to pair with his extensive construction experience. Growing up on a farm has given Adam the work ethic and grit to tackle many of the dirty jobs that come along with our industry. He is our fleet/equipment manager, and is also our problem solver. If someone has an issue, it’s Adam that usually gets the call. In his down time, Adam enjoys watching Gordon Ramsay on YouTube and replicating his dishes, and also has a mild addiction to trivia.

Jeremy MuzzellDesign and Build

Jeremy Muzzell

Project Manager

Jer has almost 15 years of experience in high end landscape design/build. His exceptional creativity and attention to detail has positioned him as one of our most talented installers. Jer also has serious design talent, and does concept work for some of our residential clients. His personal likes include beach volleyball, rock climbing and a nice scotch. His personal dislikes include potato eyes and sharks.

Jesse Ranch Design and Build

Jesse Ranch

Foreman

Mr. Dependable has missed very few days in the many years he has been part of Frontiers. Jesse has both a Marketing degree from Sheridan, and a Building Renovation Technology degree from Mohawk. Frontiers recruited Jesse right out of school, and he has developed quickly into one of our lead foreman. Jesse enjoys motorcycles, hiking with his dogs, camping and the outdoors. He also suffers from ‘nice guy syndrome’ - we are constantly asking him to stop being so easy going. It makes the rest of us look bad.

Patt Davis Design and Build

Patt Davis

Foreman

‘Patterson’ holds a degree in Economics from Brock University. He eventually pursued a career in Carpentry, and found his way to Frontiers. Patt excels at finished carpentry, and often tackles detailed/precision work on our home remodelling projects. He is driven, and is always looking to tackle the next challenge. When Patt is not camping or spending time with his cat peanut, he enjoys watching a good baseball game. He has also been known to wear white jeans to work, which speaks to his high level of confidence...not everyone can pull that off.

Mackenzie

Mackenzie Myers

Foreman

‘Mac’ is a work horse, with a ‘head down’ type work ethic. You can’t stop this guy from a hard days work! Mac loves all things hardscape and equipment. Doing things right the first time is a point of pride for him - having to do it twice really grinds his gears. If you ask his friends, Mac’s downtime is hanging out with his dog while fishing up north - but if you ask Mac what he does between the end of one day and the start of the next, he’ll simply answer “I wait...”.

Graeme Fraser Design and Build

Graeme Fraser

Lead Hand

Graduate of the Mohawk College, Building Renovation program, Graeme began his career in framing, before coming to Frontiers. Graeme has a love for tools, snowboarding, golf, and his new truck! Graeme is known to be consistent not only for his dedication to quality and work ethic, but also for having a Jos Louis in his lunch every day.

Andrew Glassier Design and Build

Andrew Glassier

Lead Hand

‘Lou’ has an educational background in both marketing and business. He has been with us for a number of years, and is a critical member of our landscape install team. Lou has always been the coolest guy on the crew, and then he told us he was in training to becoming a commercial helicopter pilot, which really put the competition out of reach. He is also the co-founder of a local clothing brand, "Weekends and Company" - what’s next Lou? 

Liam Feick Design and Build

Liam Feick

Lead Hand

Liam is a graduate of Conestoga College from the Renovation Technician Program and is one of four carpenters on the interiors crew. As the newest member to the team, Liam enjoys developing a wide range of new skills. On his down time, he can be found spending time with his new pup snoop, playing some pick up hockey, or showing the other frontiers guys how it’s done on the golf course.

James Roberts

James Roberts

Office Manager

James graduated from the University of Guelph with an undergraduate degree in Sociology, all while being a part of the Varsity Football Team. Initially his early time at Frontiers was spent performing tasks as a labourer for the Landscape division, but his skills have shifted focus. He now manages the day-to-day operations of the company as efficiently and consistently as possible. Priding himself on organization, transparency and hard work, James has found a great fit in the team and is ecstatic to aid the continuing growth of the company. 

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?

SAFETY

We are committed to providing a safe work environment and expect our employees and trade contractors to work in a safe manner at all times. The safety and well-being of our design and build team, our clients, our trade partners and our community is more important than any project. Ultimately, this is protection for the homeowner – who can be held liable for hiring an un-safe contractor. How do we achieve this?

  • We require all trade contractors to provide proof of insurance and WSIB clearance certificates.

  • Our design and build team invests in new, reliable and safe personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools.

  • Each job site is prepared, protected and maintained with exceptional ventilation + dust control and surface protection and protected with dust screens, floor protection, ventilation equipment air.

5 Star Online Reviews

These speak for themselves. Our clients are thrilled – every time!

REFERENCES

All of our past clients are happy to discuss their experience – we highly encourage any prospective client to do their research and speak with them! Please contact us for an extensive list of references.

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