Welcome to BigRedWorks!

BigRedWorks is a full service cottage maintenance company servicing the Georgian Bay area. We provide a wide array of services to cottagers in Honey Harbour, Cognashene, Minicog, and Go Home Bay. This is our 9th year in operation and we are growing rapidly to meet the needs of all cottages - no matter how big or small. We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and look forward to seeing you on the water this summer.

Happy Boating!

Who's watching your cottage this winter?

With the weather turning colder and the first wave of fall storms rolling in it is a good time sign up for the BigRedWinterPatrol

The BigRed Winter Patrol - keeping an eye on your cottage while you're not around

This will be our third year travelling the ice by scoot and snowmobile. We will be checking on cottages and providing detailed reports and photo's all winter long. Our Winter Patrol includes:

A Cottager’s Favourite Seat

The Adirondack Chair most commonly referred to as the Muskoka Chair, has become a well-known symbol of cottage country. The chair pioneered by Thomas Lee back in 1903, received a patent in 1905. During the early years of production the chair consisted of hemlock or basswood and was only available in brown or green. The Muskoka Chair has to grown to encompass numerous colours and varying mediums. BigRedWorks Inc now offers Muskoka chairs made of 100% recycled plastic in 15 gorgeous colours!

Why Red?

Every wonder why we are called Big RED Works and not Big Blue or Big Green?

Spend this May in Georgian Bay!

The May 24th long weekend isn’t all about consuming a 2-4 of beer, but is in fact a celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday. Victoria Day became a popular holiday in Ontario in 1845 and a national holiday in 1901. In the 1900s it was referred to as the Empire Day followed by Common Wealth Day, but is now known as Victoria Day or May long weekend. This weekend marks the beginning of the summer season with travel as a common theme. As the roads are packed we are all hoping the sun is shining at our home away from home – Honey Harbour and the surrounding areas.

Second Best Student Run Business in Canada

On May 6th Scott Metherell, owner of BigRedWorks Inc., presented his experience being a student entrepreneur at the 2009 ACE National Student Entrepreneurship Competition In Toronto. He presented, along with the five other student entrepreneurs selected from across the country, to a panel of judges at the Metro Toronto convention center. After watching all six presentations the Judges named Scott the 2009 National Student Entrepreneur Runner-up.

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