Five people you need to know if you own a vacation home in Fernie

Five people you need to know if you own a vacation home in Fernie

Don’t spend your valuable weekends and vacations cleaning, mowing grass or waiting for the plumber to arrive. Having a contact list of reliable and trustworthy service providers at your fingertips is key to enjoying the most time at your vacation home. Contact any one of these Fernie-based companies for reliable, efficient service that will give you more time on the trails.

1.A housekeeping and laundry company

Goldstar Cleaning Services takes pride in offering customized service arrangements for private residences, vacation homes and condos. Whether a home serves as a rental unit or is used exclusively by the owner, Goldstar provides professional, reliable house cleaning services you can trust.

Goldstar offers:

– Weekly,-bi-weekly, monthly cleaning – On demand rental turnover cleaning – Seasonal Deep Cleaning – Move Out-Move In Cleaning – Security Checks – Linen Laundry Service – Project Cleaning – Party Clean Up Ask friends or family to pay for Goldstar to clean your vacation home after they use it, or buy a gift certificate for the vacation home owner who always lets you stay in their place for a cheap vacation. Our crews are insured, bonded and experienced so you don’t have to worry about anything – just leave all the work to us so you can enjoy your stay! Contact us to arrange a personalized quote!

2. A maintenance company

From time to time your vacation home will need maintenance work – avoid spending your weekends up a ladder, or shopping for renovation supplies, and keep a handy man’s number handy. Russ Waswick of Total Maintenance can handle anything from emergency quick fixes, to outdoor repairs or repairs to furniture and fixtures. If you need professional repairs, he can also arrange for a local electrician or plumber to visit your vacation home during the week, so everything is ready for your visit. Call Russ Waswick at 250-423-7128 or 250-423-8722 or email

3. A landscaping and snow removal company

Spend Fernie’s epic powder days on the trails, not shovelling snow or lugging the snow blower out of the garage. In summer, avoid dirty looks from your neighbours and keep your lawn and yard tidy, without spending all weekend on hard labour duty. Mow and Snow is the Fernie company to contact if your lawn looks like a meadow when you show up each weekend, if you need some landscaping work done during the week, and if you want to get your driveway cleared ready for your ski weekend. Call Duncan at 250-423-1665 or

4. A hot tub repair and maintenance company

You’ve rented out your vacation home for top dollar over the holiday week – then the guests call – the hot tub is on the blink! Make sure you know to call when this ski vacation home staple is out of order, to avoid having to refund any rental fees. Alpine Spa is an established name in Fernie, offering hot tub repair, maintenance and installation. Spend your vacation languishing in bubbles, not up to your elbows in cleaner! Call Vic toll-free at 1-888-680-3370 or email

5. A personal concierge service

For everything you don’t want to have to think about during your vacation in Fernie. Let Shannon Tacaks of Pure Property Management help you by stocking your fridge, pantry or bar prior to your arrival, or simply taking care of the loose ends to ensure that your stay in Fernie is relaxing and full of fun. Her services include: tee-time bookings, key holding, pre-arrival house preparation, child-minding & pet sitting. Fun fact: Shannon is a marriage commissioner and can legally pronounce you husband and wife! Contact Shannon at 1-250-278-3463