Reno/Builders: Gorman Brothers 🍁

Name: Gorman Brothers Mill

Products: Wood products

Manufactured In: West Kelowna, BC

Where to Buy: Distributors across the country


Canadian Owned: Yes

Gorman specializes in producing 1 inch wood boards of the highest quality. They’ve been around and family owned since opening their first sawmill in 1953.

Outdoors/Builders: On the Water Designs 🍁

Name: On the Water Designs

Products: Pole docks, floating docks, tower docks, dock accessories

Manufactured In: Gravenhurst, ON

Where to buy: Online, Muskoka area, or other deck dealer locations


Canadian Owned: Yes

On the Water Designs is a family owned dock manufacturer / installer, founded in 2000, operating in the Muskoka area. They offer several different lines of docks, as well as many many dock-related items. If you need a dock for your cottage, definitely check them out.

B2B: National Socket Screw 🍁

Name: National Socket Screw

Products: Threaded rod

Manufactured In: Beamsville, ON; Delta, BC

Where to buy: Steel distributors, their location in Beamsville


Canadian Owned: Yes

For builders, electricians, maintenance, etc., threaded rod seems to have many uses. While I am not an expert on this subject, this company is, and presumably, you are too if you’re looking to buy it. Check out their website and give them a call if you’re looking for more information.

Reno/Outdoor: Shade Sails Canada 🍁

Name: Shade Sails Canada

Products: Shade sails, privacy panels, pergola shades

Manufactured In: Revelstoke, B.C. (Sails) & Denmark (hardware)

Where to buy: Online (possibly elsewhere, unclear on website)


Canadian Owned: Yes

Shade Sails Canada makes shade sails for residential and commercial usage at their manufacturing facility in British Columbia. Their hardware section is manufactured in Denmark, but their sails are custom made in Canada. I think they look like a pretty cool way to keep the sun off outside your home.

Reno/Builders: Global Windows & Doors 🍁

Name: Global Windows & Doors

Products: Windows and Doors

Manufactured In: Richibucto, New Brunswick

Where to buy: Dealers in Atlantic Canada


Canadian Owned: Yes

Global Windows & Doors is an Atlantic Canada based manufacturer of energy efficient residential windows and doors. Started in 1999, they have been providing windows and doors to Atlantic Canada, produced in their 55,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Richibucto. They currently only provide product in the East.

Home Products/Reno/Builders: EXCEL Premium Chimney and Venting Systems 🍁

Name: EXCEL Premium Chimney and Venting Systems

Products: Chimney and venting systems

Manufactured In: Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

Where to Buy: Specialty retailers


Canadian Owned: Yes

Industrial Chimney Company (ICC) manufactures EXCEL premium chimney and venting systems in a 120,000 square foot factory in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec. ICC’s innovative engineering and superior construction enables safer installations while using fewer parts, thereby improving installation efficiency. EXCEL premium chimney and venting systems are available exclusively through specialty retailers who specialize in fireplaces and chimney systems. Specialty hearth retailers understand the unique nature of their industry and are qualified to provide both technical support and certified installations.

Home Products/Reno: RSF Woodburning Fireplaces 🍁

Name: RSF Woodburning Fireplaces

Products: RSF (Renewable Solid Fuel) woodburning fireplaces

Manufactured In: Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

Where to Buy: Specialty retailers


Canadian Owned: Yes

RSF (Renewable Solid Fuel) Woodburning Fireplaces, a division of Industrial Chimney Company, has been designing leading edge wood-burning products for over twenty years. Proudly manufactured in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, RSF Woodburning Fireplaces offers the most complete line of high-efficiency, environmentally friendly fireplaces on the market today.

Reno/Builders: Cabinetsmith 🍁

Name: Cabinetsmith

Products: Kitchens, vanities, laundry cabinetry

Manufactured In: Barrie, Ontario

Where to Buy: Dealers in Ontario and Eastern Canada


Canadian Owned: Yes

Cabinetsmith is a proud Canadian manufacturer of cabinetry for kitchen, bath, and laundry. Their mission is to be the supplier of choice for stylish, quality, affordable cabinetry.

When you buy Cabinetsmith cabinetry you can rest assured that over 95% of the inner parts to Cabinetsmith cabinets are from Canadian sources, and their cabinets are manufactured in Barrie, Ontario. They are owned by CanSave, and are a sister product line of Doorsmith.

Reno/Builders: Doorsmith 🍁

Name: Doorsmith

Products:Interior Door Systems, Exterior Door Systems, Garage Doors, Storm & Screen

Manufactured In: Barrie, Ontario

Where to buy: Dealers in Ontario and Eastern Canada


Canadian Owned: Yes

Doorsmith carries a variety of lines, but it appears that it’s mainly exterior doors that they are manufacturing in Barrie. They are owned by CanSave, and are a sister product line to Cabinetsmith.

Reno/Builders: Rosehill Wine Cellars 🍁

Name: Rosehill Wine Cellars

Products: Wine cabinets, wine racks, wine cellar cooling units, wine accessories, wine cellar construction

Manufactured In: Mississauga, Ontario

Where to buy: Online or retail location in Mississauga


Canadian Owned: Yes

Since 1995 Rosehill has been building and designing custom wine cellars. They also offer a variety of associated accessories, including modular kit racks that can be shipped anywhere in Canada for self assembly. All it takes is a nailing gun, a level, and a cordless drill.