About Us


Located on the Bayfield Peninsula on the South Shore of Lake Superior, Lake Effect Builders is a general contractor and construction company co-owned by Dana Noteboom and Leo Ketchum. We specialize in residential and light commercial construction.

We take pride in building beautiful, high performance, energy-efficient homes while implementing green building practices. Equally important for you to know is that, we listen, provide accurate cost estimates, and keep you well informed throughout the project, to ensure that cost, schedule, and craftsmanship meet your expectations.