Our Company

About Us

Habermehl Renovation Excellence

Our History

The Habermehl brand has been family-owned for two generations, spanning over 55-years. Our first-rate team is comprised of staff, suppliers, certified specialists, and key trade partners who apply their experience with professionalism and creativity. Moreover, Habermehl is a longstanding member of the Nova Scotia Home Builders and Renovators Association!

Our Methodology

Our goal is to lead you from your dreams all the way to a beautiful, completed reality. We make it our highest aim to take the complexity, pressure, and time consumption out of the renovation process so that you can focus on other life demands while we go to work!

Our founder, Gordon Habermehl, building houses in the 80's

About Us

Meet Our Team

Dwight is our Visionary.

Dwight is not only the President and CEO of Habermehl Contracting, he also creates the vision and purpose that drives our team. Dwight will ensure that your project is completed with the same excellence and quality that his father valued when forming the company in 1963. Dwight’s goal with Habermehl is “to foster a healthy and productive environment, for customers and staff alike, that produces beautiful homes”. When Dwight is not renovating houses, he is spending time with his family or riding his ATV in the Valley.

Dwight Habermehl


Jack is our Brains.

Jack is the General Manager of Habermehl Contracting. You will meet Jack when discussing various administrative or accounting details for your project. With a love for automation and fine-details, Jack works behind the scenes to ensure that Habermehl provides you with the highest quality experience. Jack’s goal with the company is "to lead an efficient design and build process which provides clients with the confidence and trust their investment is being well managed and exceeds their expectations". When Jack is not in the office, he is experimenting with new recipes in his home kitchen!

Jack Betteridge

General Manager

Kristen is our Specialist

Kristen is Habermehl Contracting’s accessibility consultant, certified by the Rick Hanson Foundation of Accessibility Certification (RHFAC™). If you would like to make your home accessible, you will meet Kristen in the design phase; she will help you identify your needs and desires and lead you towards a house that is comfortable and customized for all ages and abilities. Kristen’s goal at Habermehl is “to help you personalize every aspect of your living space to optimize the function of the place you call home”. When Kristen is not enhancing built environments, she is spending time with her family or curled up with a great book.

Kristen Habermehl

Certified Accessibility Consultant

Adam is our Problem Solver.

Adam is the Contractor’s Assistant at Habermehl Contracting. You will first meet Adam during your complimentary consultation, where he will assess your project and ask about the goals and desires you have for your home. Adam is also RHFAC certified, making him a key contributor in our growing accessibility division. Adam’s aim within the company is “to ensure quality and customer satisfaction”. With years of construction and management experience, Adam will ensure that we capture and attend to every detail of your renovation. When Adam is not in office or onsite, he is racing dirt bikes.

Adam Greeley

Contractor’s Assistant

Roeland Is Our Designer

Roeland is our architect and project developer at Habermehl Contracting. You will meet Roeland when you are ready to capture the designs and construction plans for your dream home! His goal at Habermehl Contracting is “to give shape to your expectations and bring your ideas to life”. After studying architecture at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands, and spending years designing residential and commercial buildings, Roeland is well equipped to bring refined design expertise and creative intuition to your project. When Roeland is not designing houses, he is applying his craftmanship in his home workshop.

Roeland Leenes

Architect / Project Development

Josolyn is our Dreamer.

Josolyn is our architectural drafter at Habermehl Contracting. She works behind the scenes during the design process brining your renovation and home build dreams to life. Josolyn's goal at Habermehl is "to design plans that capture the clients dream ideas and vision." When Josolyn isn't drafting plans, she is going thrift shopping or spending time with her friends.

Josolyn Cuvelier

Architectural Drafter

Bob is our Experience

Bob is one of our Project Managers. You will meet Bob before the construction begins. He will guide the development of your project, ensure the budget and timeline stays on track, and regularly communicate with you. Bob’s goal within the company is “Spending the rest of my working years here, managing projects, and making our client’s dreams come true.” With years of commercial and residential experience under his constriction belt, Bob has the expertise to ensure your project runs efficiently and smoothly, doing so with a smile. When Bob is not in the office, he enjoys renovating his home and spending time with his fiancé.  

Bob Salsman

Project Manager

Chantelle is our Detailer 

Chantelle is our Warranty and Deficiencies Project Manager. You will meet her at the finishing stage of your project. She will handle all the closing details, ensuring quality and completion to a 100% satisfaction, as well as any warranty claims during the warranty period. Chantelle’s goal within the company is “running an efficient warranty and deficiency department, ensuring our customers are happy with their dream home!” With Chantelle’s high attention to detail and enthusiastic personality, she will ensure that your project is finished to your satisfaction. When Chantelle is not managing the warranty and deficiencies, she enjoys staying physically active and spending time with her four nieces.

Chantelle Belair

Project Manager

Jacob is our Assessor.

Jacob is the accessibility project administrator at Habermehl Contracting. Certified by the Rick Hansen Foundation of Accessibility Certification (RHFAC™); you will meet Jacob on site as he completes accessibility assessments of the built environment. With a background in drafting and architectural design, Jacob can review construction plans and ensure that your space meets the highest standards for accessible design. Jacob’s goal at Habermehl is to “grow in [his] knowledge and understanding of construction, architecture, and accessibility so [he] can become a strong leader in the industry.” When Jacob is not in the office, he is making music, playing sports, and exploring the beautiful province of Nova Scotia. 

Jacob Goode

Accessibility Project Administrator


Jordan is one of our Project Managers at Habermehl Contracting. You will meet Jordan prior to construction. He will ensure the smooth progress of construction, keeping your timeline and budget on track, with regular communication. His goal within the company is to “continue learning and having a vaster knowledge of the construction industry”. With Jordan’s passion for construction and quality, he will ensure that your project runs efficiently. When Jordan is not in the office, he enjoys hiking and outdoor adventures, as well as being involved with local hockey programs.  

Jordan Dayler

Project Manager

Anna is our Coordinator

Anna is our front-end specialist. You will meet her when you first enquire about your project. She works within our project intakes, administration, project development, and social medias. Anna’s goal within the company is “ensuring quality communications and a positive work environment.” With Anna’s positive personality, she ensures that all our prospective clients are informed of their project’s status. When Anna is not in the office, she enjoys time with her family, staying active and hiking throughout Nova Scotia with friends.  

Anna Habermehl


Chris is our Organizer  

Chris is our Admin Tech at Habermehl Contracting. Chris works alongside our accounting department as well as assisting our development team to create new organization systems. Chris’s goal within the company is to “create a more efficient, economical, and environmental workplace for a sustainable future”.  When Chris is not working alongside our accounting or project development team, he enjoys playing video games as well as spending time with friends and family.  

Chris Benwell

Project Administrator


Jim is one of our Project Managers. You will meet Jim prior to construction. He will guide the development of your project, ensure the budget and timeline stay on track, and regularly communicate with you. His goal within the company is “To be a successful, valued contributor to a trusted brand.”. With Jim’s skill for administration and management, you're sure to end up with a product you love, on schedule. When Jim is not in the office, he enjoys hiking and meals with his friends and family.

Jim MacKinnon

Project Manager

Andreen is our Inspector

Andreen is our Financial Controller. Her job is to manage the financial and accounting functions within the business by ensuring complete, accurate, reliable, and timely reporting. Andreen’s goal within the company is to “Maintain and improve quality and accurate reporting and controls that will enable the company to make sound financial and strategic decisions.” When Andreen is not in the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, travelling, and volunteering at charity organizations.

Andreen Brown

Financial Controller

Luke is our Planner

Luke is a Project Coordinator. Luke works with the development team to take your project from plans on paper to a job ready to build. His goal within the company is “To help provide the best services and products for your project”. When Luke is not in the office he is: camping, hiking, skiing, woodworking or something else that gets him outdoors!

Luke Willie

Project Coordinator

Luke is our Adaptor.

Luke leads our Special Operations at Habermehl Contracting. He facilitates a task-orientated division of the company which provides hands-on problem-solving. During the construction phase of your build, he will handle high-level details of the project, which fall outside of a general carpenter’s scope, to ensure refined completion in every detail of your project. Luke’s goal with Habermehl Contracting is “to provide quality relations between Habermehl and our clients through ensuring quality of delivered products.” When Luke is not on the jobsites, he enjoys exploring new foods, drawing, and creative writing.

Luke Shiels

Special Operations

Nolan is our Calcuator.

Nolan is Habermehl’s data specialist. Nolan collaborates with Habermehl’s project managers to capture the details of each new build or renovation. He will work behind the scenes on your project to ensure that it closely adheres to its schedule and budget! Nolan's goal with Habermehl is “to increase productivity and efficiency.” When Nolan is not in the office, he is cooking, working out, or watching sports!

Nolan Bodnar

Data Specialist

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