Frequently Asked Questions


Where is Elmo Starr Construction located?

We're located in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada and we build all around the three big lakes of Muskoka - Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau & Lake Joseph.

Our mailing address is:1069 Foreman Rd, Port Carling, Ontario  P0B 1J0Our office address is:2115 Muskoka District Road 188 West, Milford Bay, ON

Feel free to call us at 705-764-3566 or send us an email at​

What does Elmo Starr Construction build?

We build homes, cottages, boathouses, decks and docks. In addition to building and construction, we offer design services, and can also restore, repair or upgrade existing structures. If you have a project in mind and want to know if we can help, please contact us at or send us a message through our contact page.

Can you provide me with an estimate?

Yes! Please contact us to schedule a time when we may discuss your project details. After we know the scope of work, we can prepare and provide you with a quote for your building project.

I have a question, but don't see it here.

Please feel free to contact us by phone or email and we'd be happy to answer any questions you may have.

How much building experience does Elmo Starr Construction have?

Our team at Elmo Starr Construction has more than 35 years of combined experience building homes, cottages, boathouses, decks and docks in Muskoka and the surrounding area.

How long does a build take?

The duration of a build depends on many factors, which include: scope of work, time of year, location of build and number of changes, for example.

What can I expect during the build process?

After our quote has been accepted by a client, we meet with them to review the project plan in detail, which includes a discussion about what can be expected. Generally, the building process includes planning and design development, obtaining necessary permits, site preparation, construction and clean up.

Do you build on islands?

Yes. We bring equipment and materials to and from the site on our barge.

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