Best of '11 Vancouver
These companies made the list of Best of 2011 based on the ratings and reviews from the homeowners that hired them. HomeStars is recognizing these companies for their exemplar work and service.
ADT Vancouver Alarm Systems
We installed ADT Pulse at our house and couldn't be happier. We can remotely control our secutiry alarm, lights and cameras and can view videos of diffrent parts of our house on our smart phone even from abroad. We would highly recommend this company and it's ADT Pulse system to home owners who...
Rajiva Agrawal from Vancouver, Feb 20, 2013
Cambie Appliance Repair & Refrigeration Ltd. Appliance Repair
My 6yr old dishwasher stopped draining fully and I hoped it was a simple issue that could be repaired affordably. Unfortunately, that was not the case. The best part about Cambie? An honest opinion that the cost to repair would be more than the cost to replace. Cambie went out of their way to dia...
Sharlene from Vancouver, Apr 11, 2013
Trial Appliances Appliance Retailers
When we needed a dishwasher, we decided to go back to check out the selection at Trail Appliances.Their staff were helpful and knowledgeable and helped us to choose the right high energy efficiency dishwasher model--a Blomberg with stainless steel tub. We saved a few hundred dollars over the us...
Sasha Ivan Chee from Coquitlam, Mar 03, 2013
EA Renovations Ltd. Basement Renovation
This is our second project with EA Roofing and Renovations, couldn't be happier with the outcome! I highly recommend to every home owner who expects highest stardard of workmanship, finishes a project on time, keeps a clean job site. Dealing with a renovation company like this minimize the stress...
Chantel in Surrey, May 01, 2013
Hillcrest Plumbing & Heating Ltd Bathroom & Kitchen - Fixtures & Accessories
Ecowest Renovations Bathroom Renovation
Our home was built in the 1920s and the siding was a concrete/rock mix applied to lathe... very thick and very heavy. Ecowest was hired to remove all the old siding, replace it with Hardy shingle and Hardy board, paint and a few extra odds and ends. Overall Ecowest was professional and trustwor...
Alissa Poon from Burnaby, May 15, 2013
Sigfusson Construction Ltd. Builders
Sigfusson Construction competed some bathroom renovations and repairs on our house that ended up needing some very diverse, creative, efficient and economical work. Jed's team worked hard to retain and use the existing structure of the job enabling us to save time and money. Jed provided meaningf...
Pam in Kitsilano, Dec 04, 2011
Magnet Home Hardware Building Supplies and Hardware
I was on the hunt for a specific little gadget and I found it on Home Hardware's website.........which does not offer direct online shopping. I started calling around to all of the stores on the lower mainland to locate the item with little success until I landed on this store. They just happened...
L.B. in New Westminster, Jan 23, 2013
Simon was the general contractor for our basement renovation. We were very happy with the work that was done and the finished result. Simon was skilled, knowledgeable, trustworthy and had great attention to detail. He also had excellent follow up for any issues that arose. Simon was very respe...
Joerg, Apr 25, 2013
Coit Carpet & Drapery Cleaners Carpet & Rug Cleaning & Repairing
i thought i would have to replace my blinds. I called coit they came to my place explained how they would clean my blinds. The took down the blinds, and cleaned them excellenty and brought them back to us. They were very carefull with the blinds and did a wonderful job.rahim merali from Burnaby, Feb 22, 2013
Diverse Flooring Carpet Installers
Bulldawg drywall Dry Wall Contractors
A friend had used this company before and I needed a smaller job done in my own house. When I called they were right out to give a quote which was very reasonable. The job was done very fast and the quality of the work was very good. They cleaned up very well. Would use again. James S. from Surrey, Mar 27, 2013
Robert Redford Electrical Services Electricians
We live in a larger heritage home with beautiful woodwork and moldings throughout. The house had a lot of remaining wiring from 1910, which was of great concern to our insurers. The two conditions seemed incompatible for a painless solution. We were fortunate to meet Robert, who advised us of p...
Ken Tekano from North Vancouver, Apr 29, 2013
Costco Electronic Retailers
We bought an Air Conditioner for $399 plus tax. However, we found a sale price in a flyer that in 1 week the price will drop by $110. Costco has a great price matching protection policy. From a few dollars to hundreds of dollars, just bring your receipt to Costco within in 30 days and you will g...
Carrey from Port Coquitlam, May 14, 2013
Fabricana Imports Ltd Fabric Shops
Belfor Restoration Services Fire & Water Damage Restoration
In part of a strata claim Belfor was the company used to help repair my home when my washing machine water tank leaked. The response from them were fast, however when it came to change the carpets, workers were not diligent. I ended up with different colour carpets and the cuts were obvious.
jojo Johar from Richmond,
Jan 30, 2013
jojo Johar from Richmond, Jan 30, 2013
Acorn Wood Floors Floor Laying & Refinishing
Initially met Val at one of the home shows and I was pleasantly surprised that Acorn Wood Floors can install brand new thin strip top nail red oak flooring to match the rest of my house. Ron did a great job on the install, on time, and on budget. The thin strip oak flooring is also the ideal prod...
Ryan from Burnaby, Mar 08, 2013
Mike's Carpet and Flooring Ltd Floor Retailers
They left with a big pile of dust in the middle of our floor. After we cleaned, we saw scratches everywhere. Maybe that's why they don't clean. There are gaps in some areas. There was glue on some parts. We asked the guy who came to install the hardwood to remove it and he told us that after it d...
Shora from Burnaby, May 02, 2013
Urban Barn- Furniture
Pebblecreek Custom Design Furniture Furniture Designers & Custom Builders
How do I thank Mark? The bookshelves are absolutely beautiful and fit perfectly. The hall cupboard/cabinet is a delight. The fireplace is amazing. I could not have gotten this furniture anywhere else. Mark is a true artisan who is hands on. I am so proud to have this furniture in my home. I...
Kathleen Murphy in Surrey, Dec 29, 2011
Park Place Garage Garage Design & Organization
We have just had our garage redone by Park Place Garage Co. and we are thrilled with the results. The job involved removing old built in cabinets, painting the walls and ceiling, putting a coating on the floor and installing new cabinets. Our garage has been changed from a disaster area to a cle...
W & A Nugent in Delta, Jun 17, 2012
Garden Works Garden Centres
I went to look for flowers for my new house as it looked a little bit drag. I don't know what to expect. I was more of a question asker for the very first few trips to GardenWork but they never really shoot me away. The staffs are informative and we develop very good relationship. lorah from Vancouver, Feb 21, 2013
Mainland Ventures General Contractors
The wood around the base of our stucco-clad 1939 house had areas of dry rot or damp rotten wood. About 1/3 of the cedar boards on our sundeck also needed to be replaced due to rot. Mainland Ventures sent two good carpenters who replaced all the rotting wood in these two areas, and sealed around t...
Nancy Pap in Vancouver, May 06, 2013
North Shore Home Services Ltd Gutters & Eavestroughs
The thought of my rain gutters makes my heart pitter pat, I love them! They're the seamless ones and match my house and trim to the tee. Since they were up there they gave my skylight a wipe which was nice. The service was outstanding and the price was fair a win win for me.Christopher from Surrey, Apr 02, 2013
Cairnstone Construction Services Handyman Services
I have asked Jasen to fix various things around the house, from plumbing to carpentry, to jack hammering out concrete and filling concrete back in afterwards. Jasen is very responsive with emails and phone calls, and has so far done everything to my complete satisfaction. He is very knowledgeable...
Peter in Shaughnessy, Mar 27, 2013
Your City Heating & Cooling Heating & Air Conditioning
With a toddler and a newborn at home, I panicked when my furnace stopped working this winter. I called Your City Heating and Cooling, and Jeff was able to fit us into his schedule that same afternoon. He came out and got the furnace working but warned us that several parts would need replacing ...
Olivia from Surrey, Jan 17, 2013
Kennedy Construction Home Additions
I read reviews from this site and called Andrew to come in and give us a quote to build a stairwell to connect our main floor of the house to our basement. We were unsure if this could even be done, but he reassured us and gave us a reasonable quote. His team showed up on time and on the days we ...
Koryn H in Vancouver, Apr 10, 2013
Sean Moss Home Inspection Services Home Inspection
I had just redecorated my living room and dining room. (Aqua blue and cherry - a very unique colour combination.) I already had a set of classic white dishes, but I really wanted a few pieces to pick up my accent colours. I looked *everywhere* with no luck. Till I went to Homesense! They had...
J Adrienne in Vancouver, Mar 27, 2013
orange bins Junk Removal
WOW! Absolutely fantastic service. Right from the start they were friendly, professional and personalized. I always got a call right back or answered my calls. Extremely accomodating, for example one day I had a rush request and the owner (Grant) went out of his way to make an extra trip on his o...
Gerry Palmer from Vancouver, Oct 02, 2012
Delco Renovations Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
Kitchen Makeovers Kitchen Planning & Renovation
My husband and I decided to list our home for sale and wanted a quick update on our kitchen. We arranged for a new counter top and then started the hunt for someone to paint our cabinets. I stumbled across Kitchen Makeovers and after a few emails Tanya came over to give us an estimate. The price ...
Sandra Bennett from Surrey, May 14, 2013
Transformations Landscaping Landscape Contractors & Designers
Jeff and his assistant planted a privacy hedge along two sides of our backyard and one side of the front on a cold, rainy day. We found them very efficient, hard-working and friendly. Due to heavy rain, Jeff said it wasn't advisable to mulch right away, so he agreed to come back and deal with wee...
Paul Watson in Port Moody, B.C., Feb 17, 2013
BUR-HAN Lawn Care Lawn Maintenance
We really wanted some bamboo for the season and the team bent over backwards to pick up the trees and bring it straight to our backyard and placed is gently and carefully where it needed to be. I am learning that they do spring planting and garden care now and that is so exciting. We will call...
Shelley MacDonald-Lin from North Vancouver, Feb 01, 2013
The Lighting Warehouse Lighting
A friend of mine recommended the lighting warehouse to me because she said they would have everything I needed. She was right. The store has so many lights that it would be nearly impossible not to find something suitable. With that being said, it was a little overwhelming. There are almost t...
Sonia Thomson in Delta, Feb 24, 2013
Vancouver Mobile Locksmith Ltd Locks & Locksmiths
Had a different locksmith installed new locks for my clients' new home. Later, I found out that the new locks were garbage. Thanks to Colin and his crew, the locks were fixed and at a reasonable price. I will recommend Colin’s service to all my clients. Tim T - Realtor from Richmond, Mar 01, 2013
Urban Rush Movers Inc.- COMPANY IS OUT OF BUSINESS Moving & Storage
This was the worst moving experience of my life. Furniture that was moved from our house to a storage facility was treated with complete indignity and many ornate pieces were damaged in the process. We have tried to reach out to Urban Rush to reconcile this grievance for it only to be treated w...
Phil in Vancouver, Dec 28, 2011
Good Riddance Professional Organizing Solutions Organizing Products & Services
Good Riddance is a key company when it comes to moving. This is because they assist our clients with getting rid of all the clutter that causes anxiety in people when they are moving. This team has the structure, skill and care to help any homeowner get organized and ready for moving and living...
Vancouver Movers, Feb 29, 2012
Budget & Save Painters and Color Design Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
Budget & Save Painters and Colour Design has now completed the work we contracted to them in a fastidious and timely manner. Even though the weather has been touch and go they worked long hours and were polite, conscientious, and orderly. They cleaned up after themselves each day plus after eac...
Sarah Casidy from Vancouver, May 18, 2013
Milani Plumbing, Drainage & Heating Plumbing
After a day of us trying to fix our clogged sink we decided to call Milani. I am very happy with the service I received. Wes showed up on time, completed the work quickly and cleaned up after. Wes was polite, and professional. I would definitely recommend Milani to my family and friends.Barb from New Westminster, May 07, 2013
Adanac Roofing and Gutters Roofing
This review is long overdue; Adanac Roofing did an excellent job replacing the roof on my sister's home for a fair price. When we discovered that a falling shingle had broken a small window in the living room, the owner immediately arranged for a replacement window to be installed, no hesitation....
Margaret Adler from Richmond, May 17, 2013
Ferguson Moving & Storage Self Storage
AFreshOutLook Shutters & Blinds
I needed to replace my very old window coverings. i searched on line, found these reviews for Dwight and promptly gave him a call. He made the process of choosing the right blind and the right colour so easy. The installation was fast, the product is wonderful and I very pleased with my new bl...
rena webber from Port Moody, Apr 19, 2013
Nufloors Coquitlam Tile & Stone Contractors
We had our floors done. We had hardwood put in the living room and dining room and the hallway. They had great staff and workers. Showed up when expected. They were great at cleaning up after themselves. We would recommend them to friends and family. Kim in Port Coquitlam, Oct 15, 2011
Tiles For Less Tile & Stone Retailers
I was looking for kitchen back splash tiles. Tiles were cheapest at Tiles for less than any of the other tile stores I looked at. Staff were knowledgeable and friendly. My tiles were not in stock but the order came in quickly. My back splash looks great! I will go back there when I renovate my b...
Shannon from Burnaby, Dec 11, 2012
A Glass Act Window Cleaners & Building Maintenance Ltd. Window & Gutter Cleaning
The workmen worked straight though a terrible rainy day to complete the job. The house had become very dirty from the trees close by and we are very satisfied with the results. The workers did a great job and showed a great work ethic. We are a repeat customer and will be calling AGlassAct agai...
Bonnie from Burnaby, Apr 12, 2013
Long Life Windows & Doors Ltd. Windows & Doors
We were in the market for new windows as our old aluminum frame double glazed windows (23 years old) were getting lots of condensation, especially in the winter time. A friend of ours is having a new house built and highly recommended Vinyltek windows. Vinyltek has a dealer network that handles...
Ed Chin from Burnaby, Apr 15, 2013