I was brought up watching my dad run his refrigeration company where he consistently provided reliable on-call service to top class restaurants in Vancouver and Whistler.  He was proud that his company was built upon trust and quality service.  I have built Silverfern with this in mind, ensuring a trusting relationship as a foundation while delivering exepertise rooted in a balance of education and know-how as a Professional Engineer with over a decade of hands-on experience.


My focus goes beyond merely resolving problems as they arise - I aim to educate each of my clients on the impacts of potential issues or opportunities I see for their home and assets. I will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear as I hold my clients' interests as top priority.  I am committed to your complete satisfaction and long-term success so I can continue to build on a family tradition of providing quality service for over 40 years.


Owner and founder, Michael Dowling, has  over 10 years experience maintaining 8 of his family-owned properties and has been responsible for preventative maintenance, repair work, renovation improvement projects, and tenant management.


Michael graduated from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and has earned a Professional Engineer designation in Construction Management while working for a large construction firm for 7 years.


His experience has helped him evolve into a natural problem solver who is able to perform a wide range of maintenance work on luxury homes that usually requires a variety of different trades.  He started his luxury endeavour managing two 16,000 sq. ft. homes in the British Properties and a luxury townhouse in downtown Vancouver.