Bracebridge is where you will find some of this province's most beautiful scenery, it is also the beginning of what is known as cottage country or Muskoka. It's in this area that you will find 8 different waterfalls, over a dozen public boat launch areas, and 20+ campgrounds. With a meager 16,000 people, you will feel that small town charm that Bracebridge is known for. The streets of the downtown core shine with small boutique like shops, quaint cafes, and handmade furniture items everywhere.
Bracebridge is also home to Santa's Village: this is a Christmas theme park that was established in 1955 and inspired by the town's geographical location at exactly 45 degrees latitude making it the halfway point between the equator and the north pole. Perfect place for Santa to take a much-needed vacation in the summer time!
With being in the midst of cottage country, Bracebridge offers year-round activities to both the residents as well as the tourists and vacationers. You will find cottages for rent, retreats abounding, campgrounds that are littered all across the landscape that makes up Bracebridge. There is always ice fishing and sledding in the winter time, with camping, water skiing, boating, fishing, zip lining and shopping throughout the year.
Bracebridge is a small town that relies for the most part on tourism dollars for the influx on a yearly basis. There is a plethora of permanent jobs in the area, however living within a small town that skirts the Muskoka's the non-winter months sees visitors from around the world coming to enjoy the landscape, scenery and healthy living lifestyle for the outdoor enthusiasts.
The weather systems that Bracebridge endures are not for the faint of heart, the community and people of Bracebridge are good hard working people that are tough as they come. They prepare themselves every year for the onslaught of snowfall that occurs at times upwards of 6 – 10 feet in depth. Bracebridge experienced the highest ever recorded amount of snowfall in the winter of 2007 – 2008 with over 18 feet of snow!
Temperatures can fluctuate throughout the winter but they do drop down to –30 degrees Celcius and then come summer raise up to 28+ degrees celsius. Making it some of the coldest temperatures in Canada. This is why Cork Spray for the exterior of properties in Bracebridge is great.
Cork spray is an innovative colored finish, formulated with water-based resins and cork. Cork spray has excellent features of thermal insulation, sound absorption, breathability, water repellency and elasticity. It is usable as a colored finish for facades and thermal plaster.
It has excellent adhesion capability to any kind of substrate and for this reason, it can be used in many situations such as wood, metal, plasters, synthetic materials, cementitious substrates, both inside and outside. Cork spray contributes to the thermal and acoustic insulation of the walls to which it is applied, and it protects the structure from the absorption of wind driven rain.