Carrerra Design & Renovation

Basement Renovation
North York ON M3J 2E5
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9.3 10 (35 reviews)

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Private User
Private User
0 reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

Beautiful Basement Renovation with Kitchen, Bathroom, and Stairs

Alex and his team are very professional and communicative. Alex has a lot of experience and works with you to understand what you want from the finished product. He has a very calm demeanor. They ask a lot of questions to ensure they are getting your input (ex: direction of hinge of door, alignment options of tiles, alignment options of flooring, lighting options) and were very clear on items such as the budget for the tiles selection. The work was very clean. Our basement layout was finicky in some places due to limited space and different ceiling heights, but it wasn't a problem for Alex to work around. Even the paint job was very professional and the space is so beautiful and functional now. Thanks all! I love my new basement!

Approximate cost of services:
$40,000.00
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Jessica
Jessica
0 reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

Basement Renovation

Alex and his team delivered results in the exact time frame as promised but at the same time making sure to provide quality work. Alex gave us many options to choose from for tiles, flooring, paint, vanities, etc. He built a custom sauna for our basement as well which was an amazing addition to our project.
The communication and professionalism by Carrerra was exactly what we were looking for. We wanted to be informed/updated every step of the way and that is exactly what we got from start to finish.
Our basement was unfinished and we had no layout/design in mind at all but Carrerra Design managed to make our basement into one of our favourite rooms in the house now! We had some concerns with ceiling height in certain parts of the basement but Alex guaranteed that he would make it so we can utilize the whole basement everywhere no matter the height - and he did!
Everything was completed to the highest standard and we would highly recommend Carrerra Design if you are looking to renovate your basement.

Approximate cost of services:
$75,000.00
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Chris in Toronto
Chris in Toronto
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Basement Renovation

Alex and the whole team did an excellent job! From the design phase to execution, we are beyond happy with the way things turned out. The crew was very trustworthy, professional and provided us with great advice along the way. They completed the job on budget and schedule and it turned out better than we hoped it would. We would recommend Carrerra to anyone and are grateful we used them!

Approximate cost of services:
$400,000.00
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Jennifer in Toronto
Jennifer in Toronto
1 review Newmarket, ON
10/10

Highly recommend

We cannot say enough good things about Carrerra Design. They recently finished our basement and it is outstanding. They made our vision come to life and were very collaborative. Alex and his team were amazing. There is nothing they can't do: herringbone patterned tile, molding patterns on statement walls, custom barn doors, etc) They gave us the work schedule and stuck to it and kept us informed every step of the way. They worked full days (into the evening sometimes, too!). We would recommend them without hesitation. Great people who do great work. We are thrilled with how our basement looks and it has become the go-to spot for our family.

Approximate cost of services:
$80,000.00
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Mrnicster from Richmond Hill
Mrnicster from Richmond Hill
4 reviews Ajax, ON

First Review

10/10

Basement Renovation

Why we chose Carrera?
-Read the online reviews and really liked how contemporary their past projects looked.
-Was the only contractor that had the courtesy to reply back on the same day.
-As a Chartered professional accountant, I was pleasantly surprised how everything was correctly itemized and priced on the estimate.
-Never asked for all the money to be paid in advance.
-Had a can do “attitude” with no aggressive sales pitch

How was the experience?
-I work from home, so I was worried that my work would be impacted. Every contractor that came to the house was on time, professional and knew what to do. Many days they worked from morning into the late evening and we really appreciated their commitment.
-Delivery of materials, scheduling of contractors, removal of garbage was all coordinated perfectly and we were always in the loop.
-All of our concerns and requests were taken seriously and corrected.

How was the finished product?
-Everything looks perfect from the staircase to the bathroom.
-Pot lights, light switches and wall plugs were all placed to code and had no issues with the inspector.
-Flooring, base boards, drywall, tiling and painting was perfect.
-No issues with the workmanship and would definitely use them again for other projects

Overall we were just lucky to come across Carrera.

Alex, Festis, Johnny, Demetri and Mike worked really hard to create a top tier product on schedule. All team members were professional, courteous, and polite!

Amazing basement and so glad we chose Carrera!

Approximate cost of services:
$67,000.00
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Private User
Private User
0 reviews Barrie, ON
10/10

Complete basement renovation

When we decided to do our basement Renno we interviewed multiple contractors but the minute I met Alex I felt he was more knowledgable and experienced and I just had a good feeling about him. He took his time and explained everything to us as this was our first major Reno. He was professional and straightforward. He said his timelines and his “which were very comparable and slightly better than others, the job was finished early with excellent quality. Alex’s team Johnny Dimitri Festus and all the rest are The hardest working young man I have ever met did and they also did a great job. Alex was even willing to go above and beyond for us. My husband was away when I had a disaster strike my kitchen drain clogged probably from 22 years of grease and food, I tried everything to fix it although nothing was working his clock had nothing to do with the Reno a separate pipe all together yet when I called Alex for help he came right over and he spent several hours there late into the evening trying to help me now that’s a good contractor and a good man. My husband and I are 100% happy with our beautiful new basement and would highly recommend Alex and his team to family friends and coworkers. Thanks Alex and team for making our dream a reality.

Sarah L

Approximate cost of services:
$59,000.00
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Private User
Private User reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Best Decision We Made! We love our new finished basement and home office!

With our growing family and remote work arrangements we made the decision to finish our basement and set up a home office. This was a big decision, as we did not know what to expect. We met with 4 contractors and decided to go with the Carrera Team. It was their honest communication and commitment to the customer experience that made our decision. Best decision we made! Alex, Festus and Muneeb were great to work with throughout the entire renovation. They were very responsive and accommodating anytime we had questions, requests and changes. Our son in under 2 years old and takes naps. They were very accommodating to his nap schedule, which we appreciated. The craftsmanship and finished product was amazing! Alex and Festus take great pride in their craftsmanship and it shows. We had a lot of changes throughout. The sense of urgency and responsiveness was greatly appreciated. Both Alex and Festus would take the time to understand our request and made sure it happened right away. We were very impressed with the entire Carrera Team’s strong work ethic. This company is best in class. We highly recommend working with the Carrera Team for any home renovation projects. We love our new finished basement and home office! Thank you Carrera Team!
M&M&M

Approximate cost of services:
$45,000.00
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JJ in Toronto
JJ in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Toronto Washroom

We hired Alex to do our master washroom. He did a great job with the tiling work and the Schulter shower system. His price was fair and he made sure to show us before tiling that the based was indeed waterproof. Happy with the results.

Approximate cost of services:
$8,000.00
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Diya in Toronto
Diya in Toronto
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Hamilton House Renovation

Alex and co bid on our home renovation job in Hamilton. We needed to finish part of our basement, add washrooms, kitchens and flooring etc. His team was professional, quick to rectify concerns were very helpful by scheduling video calls after each milestone to walk thru the work that was completed.

We had several problem areas like our attic that he was able to creatively find solutions for. Attached are some pictures of the finished product.

I would use him again.

Approximate cost of services:
$70,000.00
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Company Response

It was a pleasure working with you, looking forward for future projects

Rae
Rae
1 review North York, ON
1/10

Main floor renovations and wall removal

Alex and the boys did an okay job BUT the sales person really turned me off any future projects. They never came back to finish the job they had done. We are left to finish it ourselves.

Approximate cost of services:
$24,000.00
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Company Response

This Review is not a accurate representation our our business. This is a direct attack on our company and values which has no truth to it. Carrerra Design & Renovation will give time to who ever this person is writing this review on. We will be filing a civil defamation suit if not taken down.

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More about Carrerra Design & Renovation

Carrerra is a full service design and renovation company. We work on many projects, including basements, kitchens, bathroom, condos, windows/doors, and more.

As a Canadian operated family-run business, we want to provide unparalleled service and hope to build long lasting relationships throughout our community. We are committed to maintaining the utmost integrity, quality, and value for your project. Every project is as unique and different as each of our clients. We aim to guide you through the entire renovation process, all the while eliminating concerns and achieving results that exceed the expectations of any client’s desires.

CATEGORIES
Basement Renovation
SERVICES
Basement Renovation Kitchen Renovation Condo Renovation
WEBSITE
https://www.carrerra.ca/
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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