Home Improvement People Inc.

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1120 Castlefield Avenue Toronto ON M6B 1E9
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Vernon
Vernon
6 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

2nd floor renovation

This is our second renovation with the Home Improvement People. They did our basement 5 years ago and we were impressed and so we decided to go with them again for the revonation of our second floor. This included removing the existing popcorn ceiling/insulation and a total gut of our ensuite and main bathrooms. Larry was the project leader this time. He was easy to talk to and very prompt in his communication. His sub trades were professional and also easy to get along with.

For the most part the reno was completed on time. There were a lot of factors (COVID/supplies issues) beyond anyones control that delayed it just a bit. There were other unexecpted problems that were discovered during the demolition (rotting exterior wall). Larry was able to line people up to fix it as soon as possible..

Many thanks to Gabe (tiling), Steve (electrician), Andrew and Jack (demo), Tommy (plumber), Slavik (dywall), Mike (exterior walls and siding) and last but not least Steve and Mike (painters/finishers).

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Hi Vernon,

Thank you for this glorious review and for your faith in us a second time! The crews love working in your gorgeous home. Making people happy is why we love renovating!

All the best,

Dan

Steve G in Toronto
Steve G in Toronto
3 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Basement Reno - Legal Unit

In the Fall of 2020, we decided to renovate our basement into a secondary unit. I called 3 different contractors to provide quotes and The Home Improvement People where the last one’s I called – and very happy I did.

Elia was our estimator. Elia was very personable and provided an honest opinion of what the scope of work would entail. He suggested we consult an architect to create the desired layout as well as for permits such that he could quote us accordingly. This was suggested in our best interest as it saved money on the permit process and it got us the best realistic pricing with no surprising fees. What we also liked about The Home Improvement People was the inclusion of designer services which made things so much easier. Our designer was Shannon who did an amazing job from the onset of the project. Shannon worked with us on the concept, provided suggestions, assisted with colours/finishes selections, and providing us with renders complete with pricing. Since showrooms were closed when our project was scheduled to begin due to the pandemic, Shannon came to the house with samples – this was great because we got to see the samples up close not just in a picture and made the whole experience that much better. It was great to have her as the designer on our project and highly recommend her services.

Our project started on schedule and our project manager was Steven. I cannot say enough about Steven and his crew. From the start of the project to finish (and included some setbacks along the way due to the pandemic) Steven and his crew were amazing to work with. They are a group of very skilled professionals, friendly, and very respectful of the house. They cleaned up every day before leaving which was great. Steven clearly explained the step-by-step process and answered all our questions while also providing some suggestions. The quality of their workmanship is outstanding. We are extremely happy with the result and would definitely use them for any future projects. Fantastic Job HIP and keep up the great work and customer service! Highly recommend!

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Thank you Steve for this lengthy and detailed description of how we like to operate :)
Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Dan

Nick from Mississauga
Nick from Mississauga
5 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Master Ensuite Renovation

In Spring 2020, the HIP renovated our master bathroom ensuite. From start to finish, it was a perfect experience working with this company. Elia and Gerhard were thorough, organized, and provided great advice for our project. Our crew, Nadia, John, and Elvis, were amazing, hard working and talented. All areas - tiling, painting, planning the work efficiently, installation of fixtures - were done with a high degree of precision. The crew was also very personable, and they listened closely when we had questions or concerns along the way. They cleaned up well at the end of each day. The end result turned out exactly as we hoped it would, and the whole experience was stress free once we started working with the HIP.

Our master ensuite is now the nicest room in our house. We look forward to working with the HIP on future renovation projects.

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Hi Nick!

We too look forward to working with you again. Thank you for this gorgeous testimonial!

Dan

autopil in Toronto
autopil in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

partial bathroom reno

We were very happy that Jerry was able to squeeze in our partial bathroom reno on short notice. He did a great job replacing our old tub with a new one, and installing new tile and bath fixtures. We're delighted with having our bathroom back in order, looking better than ever. Jerry was very professional, efficient and communicated very clearly about the project. All in all, we paid a fair price and got a great result, and will definitely turn to Jerry & the Home Improvement People for any future projects.

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Oh lalalala! Thank you so much for this glorious review!

Thank you for your faith in the HIP!

Dan

Shir
Shir
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

We love our new kitchen!

We picked Home Improvement People for our kitchen renovation because of their reputation on HomeStars -- and we were incredibly pleased with the process and end result. Working with Charlotte, the designer, to achieve our functional and aesthetic goals, and then working with Larry, our project manager, on execution was a really great experience. They took care to support every question, concern and idea that we had and didn't stop until we were completely satisfied. They delivered on time and on budget, and not only that -- we're in love with the end result!

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Hi Shir!!

Fantastic! Thank you for this awesome review. We are
So thrilled that you love it. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Dan

Jelly
Jelly
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Service

Project was discussed and completed on time. Workers employed were skilled and professional,completing any phases of the job on time.The result was a result that met expectations. I would definitely recommend Elia and his team for this type of reno... you get what you pay for!

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Thank you Jelly!
That's fantastic. Thank you for your review and recommendation!

Dan

jason
jason
3 reviews Ajax, ON
10/10

Nothing short of Amazing!!!

From start to finish The Home Improvement People have been amazing. From the initial sales call with Phillip, to the planning with Eli who always kept my best interest as the top priority knowing I wasn’t walking around with a blank cheque. He always offered his most practical opinion, while still ensuring the job would be done properly. Now, to the true heroes…Christian and Carlos, Just the BEST!! Communication was great, were friendly, easy to work with, professional, followed all safety protocols and were very respectful of the house. They cleaned up everyday they were there. Even after having a few setbacks (in every reno, there’s at least 1), they were amazing and walked me through it, made their best case scenario suggestions and powered through it. The quality of the workmanship was simply outstanding and shows in the final product. I would not hesitate to bring them back for another project. Contractors of the year if you ask me.

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Hi Jason,

This review is nothing short of amazing! Thank you for taking the time to detail your experience.
Have a wonderful summer!

Dan

Angela Woodruff - North York
Angela Woodruff - North York
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom

This is the third bathroom we have renovated with the HIP. Each time they have been an absolute delight to deal with. Honest and on time and just a pleasure.
Thanks HIP!

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Thank you Angela! Always a pleasure to work for you in your beautiful home! Thank you!

Dan

Corey K. in Ajax
Corey K. in Ajax
6 reviews Ajax, ON
10/10

Finished Basement

All of the 10/10 reviews here are a testament to how great the HIP are; if I could give them an 11/10, I would. From start to finish, the entire team was fantastic to deal with in turning our unfinished basement into a beautiful and inviting space. Phillip, our estimator, took us through all of the options available to us at the outset, and quickly understood what we were looking for and translated it into a clear quote that was competitive with several others we had obtained. Our project manager Elia gave us a firm start date, and the work actually got underway a few days ahead of schedule. Christian and Carlos were absolutely outstanding. They clearly explained the process every step of the way, answered our many questions whenever they came up, and talked us through a few options and gave great advice (in a couple of cases, suggesting ideas we never would have thought of, and ended up doing). They did excellent work themselves, and kept us informed of when to expect the various trades, each of whom were equally friendly and professional. The job was completed within the scheduled timeline of eight weeks, and there was someone working on our project for pretty much every weekday of that period (and even on a couple weekends). The end result exceeded our expectations; the pictures don’t do it justice. We were hoping for a look and feel that would match the rest of the house (we didn’t want a stark, “rec room” vibe), and our finished basement may have become our new favorite part of the house. Our many thanks to everyone involved.

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Thank you Corey!
This review tells the story of everything we try so hard to accomplish! The crew will appreciate reading this very much. Have a wonderful summer.

Dan

Steve E.
Steve E.
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Basement Project

I did a whole home gut and these guys did my basement. Very happy with the professionalism and I can see why they have so many reviews. Price is a bit high but you get what you pay for.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Thank you Steve! We think it was a great price lol!
Thank you for your review.
Stay safe please.

Dan

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More about Home Improvement People Inc.

The Home Improvement People have completed literally thousands of renovations since our inception. We are a unique award winning contracting company, consulted by various media as industry experts.
Please view our website at homeimprovementpeople.com to view images of some of our projects.
For our clients' convenience, we've implemented progress billing as well as financing.
Regardless of scope, we approach every single home renovation with a foundation of strong design aesthetics, comprehensive product options, sound project management, and a commitment to craftsmanship.

Our projects range from remodelled bathrooms and kitchens, to rear additions, hardwood flooring, basements, second story additions and other extensive renovations. We undertake work in all budget ranges.

Choosing a reputable contractor is the most important decision you will make regarding your renovation. From plans and permits, to last little finishing details, The Home Improvement People is committed to completing your renovations and home improvements in a professional manner and to your complete satisfaction.
We take pride in our personalized service and our high quality workmanship.
Call us for quality, insured work - completed on time, and on budget.
416-782-7605.

CATEGORIES
General Contractors, Design/Build, Basement Renovation, Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design, Kitchen Planning & Renovation, Condominium Renovations, Bathroom Renovation, Builders, Cabinetry & Millwork, Home Additions, and Design/Project Management
WEBSITE
http://www.homeimprovementpeople.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2002
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
80
PAYMENT METHOD
Visa/MC/Cheque
LICENSES
All
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
3 years
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