We wanted to thank you for the wonderful job you've done to our home. Your professionalism and patience were unmeasureable.

Your sense of humour and easy going attitude made building our home less stressful.

If we could we'd give you a trip around the world, unfortunately that's unrealistic. So have a beer from each country and use your imagination.

V & E & R Baldwin/Hillier


Dear Neil:

Thank you for ALL the great work- you were amazing! We will highly recommend you to anyone interested in building a new home.

L & B

P.S. Your carpenter friends were also great!


Dear Neil

Thank you so much for your dedication and hard work putting our beautiful home together. You are much appreciated, as building THIS was the easiest and fastest, with the least amount of stress, and that was because of you!

Wishing you a happy holiday season,
L & B



Thank you for making it possible to have a beautiful new home! Thank you so much for all your help in getting us a new home, you really went above and beyond! The house really is a dream come true!


C & D


Dear Neil,

We are still very happy with our new home. As you can see from the enclosed snaps, we have made a beginning on landscaping. We have also done some more work partitioning the basement. Our home is so comfortable and warm and easy to care for!

I hope you can use these pictures in your portfolio.

Thanks again for all your patience with us. Your expertise and hard work are much appreciated.

B & M McLeod


Dear Neil,

Marian and I feel much more in debt to you, and very grateful, for the tremendous patience and care you showed us through the many consultations and planning sessions before we even signed a contract. We are also appreciative of the standard of work set not only by you, personally, also your workers in building and completing our house. We feel we have a house to be proud of, as well as one we will be comfortable in for many years.

If you are going to come and take a picture of our house to add to your gallery, we hope you can come at a time when you can raise a glass with us to toast our new home.

Thank you many times,
B & M McLeod


Hello Neil,

I hope things are going well with you. We had abslutely no flooding in our basement during all that flooding rain! Yeah! In fact the sump pump hole container was only about 2/3 full when we got home from work on that really bad rain day (I think it was Thursday). Thank you very much.

D. Chase


In 2003, we decided to go with Neil as our builder for our dream home because of his professionalism and quality of workmanship. As first time home builders we had many concerns and Neil spent countless evenings answering questions and offering different scenarios. One of the deciding factors was when he took us to view a project he was currently working on. The particular house we visited was on a lake with a loft which was customized by Neil. This day trip filled us with the confidence that Neil was the right choice for our project. We knew then, that Neil could make our home, our own. Other builders tried to talk us into building houses of their choice and their design. Neil was willing to build what we wanted and he had the knowledge and skills to adjust our plans without having to pay additional fees for an architect.

As first time contractors, Neil gave us great advice. He recommended many sub-contractors and helped us to be prepared for the many stages of construction. The quality of workmanship was superb. Other contractors commented on the fact that the measurements of the rooms actually matched the plans. We visited our job site daily. Neil was always willing to listen to concerns, questions and make changes when necessary. He even cut a few corners, litterally. We have four angled walls which opens up our floor plan considerably.

There was never any unpleasant surprises. Neil was always fair in regards to costs and also willing to take on extra tasks or recommend someone who could help with them.

After initial construction of our house, we contracted Neil to build a two story boat house down by the lake in 2005. Once again the project was completed without problems. Just last fall, 2012, we hired him back again to build a double carport on to our existing structure.

If and when we are ready to downsize, we would not hesitate to contact Neil again. All three of our building projects have gone smoothly and been completed with quality of workmanship and professionalism.

D & H Gill


We had decided to build a new cottage and we looked at many options and different companies.

This brought us to Neil Palmer of Harrowsmith. Neil has been incredible to work with. His knowledge of construction was amazing. He showed us areas to save money and areas where we should invest our money. We were very impressed with Neil's work habits, the way he kept us informed and up to date. He hired people who were experienced and who too did an excellent job. We were so impressed working with Neil.

We moved into our cottage (home) labour day weekend. As in any new construction there were a few things that needed to be fixed but actually very few things. Anytime we had a problem Neil responded punctually and had the item fixed in a timely manner.

As is the way of the world, we are quick to complain when things go wrong, but do not often enough let people know when they do things well. As such, we felt we had to write to you to let you know how happy we are with our new home and how pleased we were to work with Neil.
Good job, Neil.

G. Scott
Arden, Ontario


Dear Neil,

I would like to thank you and your crew.

This has been a very trying time as you are aware for our family. To lose a brother, brother-in-law, and father in such a few short months, nobody will ever say that you were not more than patient and kind, still looking out for me when even I couldn't think. I will never forget your kindness, your ever so polite crew and most important our beautiful new dream of a cottage.

I really do thank you from the bottom of my heart.

L. Shannon


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