Amista Homes Inc

General Contractors
Toronto ON M5H 3K6
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Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation and 2nd Floor Renovation

Sam and his crew at Amista Homes were fantastic to work with. Sam was enthusiastic about the project and is a true visionary when it comes to reconfiguring space and design to be both functional and aesthetically beautiful. We engaged in a kitchen renovation and a full gut job of our second floor while living in the basement with our two young children. Sam was diligent in working with a structural engineer and licensed professionals to get the job done safely, to code, and in a timely manner. His direct crew, designer, and sub-contractors were all a pleasure to work with. They were respectful, tidy and accommodating. We did go over our planned budget, however these were choices we made or unforeseen issues and options were communicated with us as they emerged through the demolition and re-building process. Overall, Sam demonstrated passion, pride and integrity in his management of the project, which truly reflects in the finished results. We would definitely work with Amista Homes again and would recommend this company to others who are looking to make their spaces brighter, more functional and beautiful.

Approximate cost of services:
$250,000.00
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Erin and Jon, it was amazing experience working for you, thanks for giving us the opportunity to help transform your home to the way you desired.Hope you enjoy it with your beautiful family.

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Private User reviews Guelph, ON
2/10

Inferior Workmanship

We hired Amista Homes to do a complete main floor renovation in our bungalow.

Sam's plumber and electrician are inferior at best. The electrician is extremely messy and leaves wires and sawdust everywhere he works. He does not clean up after himself. He puts switches on crooked and did not put dimmers where required. We asked him to remove a switch for an electric awning that was removed and he also took out the switch to our backyard light. There is no way to turn on the light on the back deck.

The plumber is absolutely incompetent. Where to begin...he burned our brand new bathroom floor and kitchen floor with his plumbers glue. They scraped the glue off the kitchen floor, so now the finish of our new vinyl flooring is gone. The bathroom burns are a constant reminder of inferior workmanship.
We had a leak in our primary bathroom. The plumber had to make three trips back to our house in order to finally fix it. Each time he came, he said it was fixed, but it continued to leak.

Recently, we noticed a leak in our unfinished basement from the upstairs primary bathroom plumbing. We had a local plumber come to give us a second opinion because we had no confidence in Sam's plumber. The new plumber was appalled at the poor quality of plumbing materials used. Sam's plumber used SharkBite fittings which have an o-ring that can leak. Even more shocking was a joist that was completely cut out for a pipe. We have now hired a contractor to sister the joist and relocate the pipe. The new plumber said this would never pass inspection!

Sam is ultimately responsible for his trades and should have caught the disgraceful workmanship and fixed it. We have hired the new plumber to fix the leak and replace all SharkBite fittings by soldering them, the way it should have been done in the first place.

When faced with many issues on our job, Sam argued and did not take responsibility for his employees' poor workmanship.

Sam sometimes spent over budget, installed the work and only after told us it was an extra. He did not respect our budget and often spent over and above what we could afford. The problem was, he only told us once things were installed and completed and then expected additional payment.

Sam did work for us previously, but this time the workmanship was inferior and now we have to pay extra money to have it fixed!

Very disappointed!

Approximate cost of services:
$160,000.00
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Company Response

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your detailed feedback. At Amista Homes, we value and appreciate the input of our customers, as it allows us to continually improve our services.

We take immense pride in maintaining high standards across all our projects, both past and present. While we believe that your recent experience may not fully reflect the quality of our work, we acknowledge your concerns and are dedicated to promptly addressing them.

Your satisfaction is of utmost importance to us, and we want to assure you that we are committed to resolving any outstanding issues diligently. We understand the importance of the flooring matter, and we are more than willing to uphold our commitment to quality by addressing any concerns within the six-month warranty period for finishes. We respect that you chose to decline our offer of repair and keep the balance owed to Amista.

We are always open to collaborate in finding a resolution, and we want to reiterate our dedication to ensuring your complete satisfaction with our work. If there are any further details you would like to discuss or if additional steps are required, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Best regards,
Sam and the Team at Amista Homes Inc.

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Private User reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Back Addition Project

Amista Homes was involved in the rear addition to my house. The team did a great job

Approximate cost of services:
$80,000.00
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Thanks for giving us opportunity to help you on that.

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Private User reviews Bolton, ON
8/10

Basemen Renovation

Amista Homes were excellent renovators. They completed the project on time and on schedule. They use high quality products and are genuinely concerned about the quality of work they provide.

Approximate cost of services:
$70,000.00
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Crystal
Crystal
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Whole Home Transformation!

This was my first experience with renovation and i couldnt be happier with how everything came through, and it wouldnt have been possible without Sams expertise and skills! I bought a 30+ year old 700sq 1 bedroom condo that hadnt been retouched since it was built back in the days..! The place was so outdated, dingy, musty, out of style, and justold and gross. My wish was to turn it into a palace like place! I called over 50 reno contractors in the city. And of all, Amista Homes stood out the most by far! While every other contractor replied to my inquiry over emails or by leaving a voice message on my phone, Sam was the only person to send me a message over WhatsApp. As a millennial i appreciated this so much, and made the conversation 1000 times easier! He also sent me videos and pictures of his previous work and i loved the style of work he did. Also, while others gave me an estimate of the cost without looking at my room, Sam was one of the few that said he needed to assess the room first before accurately estimating the cost, which i think is a much more professional approach. Amista Homes gets another high point for offering a personal interior designer at no added cost! I had the joy of working with a highly skilled home interior designer, Rhonda, who took me shopping around the city for floor tiles, marble countertops, backsplash, sinks, toilets, and so much more! She understood exactly the style I was going for and used her experience to guide me in making the right decisions. Every step of the way, Sam and Rhonda were extremely helpful, heavily invested in making every little wish of mine come true, and absolutely went above and beyond! As with any renovation, we encountered numerous challenges along the way mainly related to building structural limitations and supply issue, yet each and every time, Sam made the impossible possible. Working with Sam and Rhonda, you could just TELL and FEEL they wanted the best outcome for your dream renovation! Extremely hard working, humble, dedicated, caring, and professional! The end result of my room was more than what I could ever wish for! It was exactly what I wanted and MORE! I honestly couldnt be happier living in this new home that I now call my Palace! Its simply gorgeous, and full of unique personalized touches that wouldnt have been possible with another reno company. Amista Homes truly poured 100% of their skills and effort, guiding me through decisions, and always keeping me in the loop with their impeccable communication! If a good company is 10/10, Amista Homes is 1000/10! Honestly couldnt recommend enough! Thank you for literally making my impossible dreams come true!

Approximate cost of services:
$85,000.00
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Thanks Crystal ..it was such a great pleasure to do this project for you.

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Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Beaches update


We are so delighted with the work San and his team completed on our house. We completely gutted the main floor, took a wall down for an open-concept space, redid some of the upstairs, including a brand new bathroom. As well as adding a new powder room in the basement.
They turned an old, worn-down house into something that could be in a catalogue. The custom touches, the farmhouse accents and overall look are stunning.
The Amista crew is extremely hard-working and provided a lot of creativity to the project. San brought many great ideas to enhance our floor plans, especially in the kitchen and the bathroom. He was always looking for ways to maximize the space.
Downstairs, we were just looking for a small powder room in the basement to give us a second bathroom the finished product is way, way beyond the expectations we had for it at projects beginning.
Our new fireplace, mantle and beam, along with a brand-new island have brought new life to what was a stagnant, out-of-date main floor.
We were so impressed with how much work they put into the project, and the care in making sure its the way we wanted it. And they finished right on time.
Our new bathroom upstairs feels like it has twice as much space as before. And a shower that San put a lot of time into making perfect.
Everyone was polite and considerate, and very helpful in answering numerous questions.
The project went way smoother than we could have imagined.
Going with Amista was the best decision we made, and are so pleased with the result!

Approximate cost of services:
$225,000.00
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It was a great experience renovating your beautiful house and we hope now you enjoy your beautiful view more than before!

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Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Basement and second floor renovations

We're so pleased we hired Amista Homes to tackle our home renovations. Sam was extremely mindful of every detail throughout the whole process. His whole team were fantastic to work with and provided great suggestions for the project.

Approximate cost of services:
$125,000.00
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Jenny
Jenny
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen and main floor renovation

I can not say enough how pleased we are with Sam and Amista Homes. The work was done on time and with great attention to detail. All the workers were friendly and extremely hard working. Sam was always there for questions and anything we needed. We got so lucky finding Amista homes as it was such a smooth process and we just love how our new kitchen looks.

Approximate cost of services:
$70,000.00
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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Thanks Jenny ..we were really flattered seeing your happiness after job completion.

Private User
Private User
0 reviews King City, ON
10/10

Services for basement renovation

AHI did our basement renovation all the way from design to execution. We are very satisfied with the work done and recommend whole heartedly.
We found AHI’s design options and ideas impressive. The final look and feel of the finished product is excellent too.

Approximate cost of services:
$10.00
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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It was a great pleasure working with you and family for this.!

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Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Condo Renovation

I used the services of Amista Homes to do my condo renovation and I couldn't be happier with the results. The quality of work and materials used were fantastic. The project was finished within the stated time and I would recommend the services of Amista Homes, and have in fact already done so. Thank you for the great work.

Approximate cost of services:
$0.00
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Thank you and was our pleasure.

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More about Amista Homes Inc

In business since 2005, we bring your dream home ideas to reality with our professional team and artworks of our dominant Architects and Designers in your neighborhood and dedicated Engineering and hard workmanship of Our Contractors and Creativity of our Management Team.

We make sure to deliver the highest quality and professionalism till the end of the project and with our creativity trying to keep your construction cost low.

We have teams to build your high-end luxury Homes in Post rd, Lawrence Park, Leaside, Willowdale, Bayview Hill, Hoggs Hollow, Royal Park to downtown home renovations including wall removal, Additions either top or back. When you trust us with your project we will never stop till have client full satisfaction.

Services by Toronto General Contractors: CUSTOM HOME BUILDER | HOME IMPROVEMENT | HOME DEVELOPMENT | HOME ADDITIONS | LUXURY HOME BUILDER | OFFICE, LAB, CLINIC RENOVATIONS | BASEMENT FINISHING | KITCHEN BATHROOM UPGRADE/RENOVATIONS | GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Amista Homes serves clients across Toronto, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Markham, Aurora, Ajax, Pickering, Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga, Burlington, Orangeville, Whitby, Hoggs Hollow, and the surrounding areas.

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CATEGORIES
General Contractors, Condominium Renovations, Builders, Home Additions, and Basement Renovation
WEBSITE
https://www.amistahomes.com/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2010
PAYMENT METHOD
E-transfer, Cash, Cheque
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Yes, kindly ask for details.
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