Home Improvement People Inc.

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Hallsport
Hallsport
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Basement and Front Entrance Renovation, Flood Repair

Following extensive online research and several contractor interviews, my husband and I settled on the Home Improvement People. Elia provided an estimate to renovate two large rooms in the basement as well as the front entrance. He answered all our questions and gave us confidence that HIP was the right choice. That was in the summer of 2017.
After a false start with a team that wasn’t the right fit for us, Chris came on board to head a team that did a masterful job of completely gutting our partially renovated basement and finishing it. Among other things, this included asbestos floor removal, floor levelling to ready for tile, and electrical for pot lights. Along the way, several changes were made to the initial scope of the project. We asked that a number of doors upstairs be replaced. Elia accommodated these requests and Haydee in the office tracked them carefully. We were delighted with the finished basement, front entrance, and doors.
In the summer of 2018, heavy rainfall flooded several houses in our neighbourhood, including our basement. We called Elia again. A flood event is distressing; he understood and put our minds at rest. We asked if Chris was available to make the repairs. There wasn’t sufficient work for an entire team, but Chris came every day for several weeks to complete the job himself. What an efficient and skilled worker. The site was tidied each evening. The basement looks fabulous again!
We are grateful for contractors like the HIP who are reliable, do excellent work, and are pleasant. Once the budget is set, there are no hidden extras. Thank you, HIP! Your crew members are tops!

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Oh my! What a review! We will pass on the compliments to Chris, Elia and the rest of the crew.
Thank you so much for taking the time to post about your experience with us.

Ben & Dan

Natalia M. in Mississauga
Natalia M. in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Powder room renovation

Powder room renovation was done in my house by HIP in February 2019. I am extremely pleased with the job they have done! Room looks fantastic, Jerry has done an absolutely amazing job ( and I am very picky customer in terms of quality)! Job was done on time, with minimum interruptions. Job site was clean during reno and after work has been done. Definitely would recommend them and will use in my future projects.

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J from Oakville
J from Oakville
3 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Great bathroom reno and amazing service years after

  Home Improvement People Inc.
416-782-7605
1120 Castlefield Avenue
Toronto
ON
M6B 1E9
CANADA

The home improvement people completely renovated my master bathroom, and they made the process stress-free and easy. We had a flood which required us to renovate, during a time when i had a new baby at home. Charlotte was my assigned interior designer to assist and she was very professional and a pleasure to deal with. Based on my interests she sent me photos of samples she thought I would like, and hit the mark on her selections. Gerhard's crew is very professional and works cleanly and on-time. Three years later I had a small leak from the bathtub drain. They called me back within 2 hours and were at my house the next day to fix it. THAT is what I call amazing service. I would highly recommend them and will use their services again.

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Thank you! Once you are our client - we will always always take care of you and your home. Thank you so much for posting this review!

Ben & Dan

Dan in Pickering
Dan in Pickering
2 reviews Ajax, ON
10/10

Dream Ensuite Bathroom Renovation

You have heard of many nightmare renovations, well ours was a dream renovation thanks to Dima and Vlad of HIP. From day one covering all of the bedroom furniture with plastic to 10 days later cleaning out our garage spotlessly of all the debris and garbage and every point in between. PROFESSIONAL!!!....detailed, highly skilled at everything they did.. electrical, tile work, painting, baseboards etc. They worked in -30 degree Jan. weather cutting tile and quartz outside without a complaint and their productivity each day astounded me. They gave advice and asked our input and decisions on many aspects of the reno. We worked as a team and made sure they had all of the materials they needed when they were ready for them to install which resulted in an impressive 2 week completion date!! (still waiting on custom shower glass LED and back-lit oval vanity mirror) My wife and I are extremely happy with the end result and quality of work and after getting 4 other quotes and doing a lot of research, are so happy we chose the HIP and got Dima and Vlad assigned to our job. Thanks so much!
Dan/Sue

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Thank you Dan!

Dima & Vlad thank you as well for taking the time to post this sensational review. Enjoy the newly renovated bathroom!

Ben & Dan

Melanie from Toronto
Melanie from Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

I wanted to create an open concept space featuring a brand new kitchen. A wall had to be taken down and I had concerns about the structure.

I started with a very patient creative kitchen designer who listened and created a superb drawing complete with a rendering of the finished kitchen would look like. I am amazed how much the finished product looks like that drawing. It really helps with planning.

It did take a while for construction to begin but when it did, it proceeded without a hitch. Even the discovery, testing and elimination of a small piece of asbestos didn't slow us down. All credit for this goes to Project Manager Larry who manages his crews the way an air traffic controller might manage planes in the air. Larry is on it! He usually knows and if something goes wrong, he will tell the contractors about it.

Everyone who came into my home was a nice person. All introduced themselves and answered my sometimes many questions. I always knew who was in my home. Larry has worked with these people for 18 years and it shows. They love working with him and the quality of the work is OUTSTANDING.

I will say that that I paid a bit more than I wanted to for this project but I feel given the quality and the smooth progress, it was worth it. There was no doubt and very little frustration given that your safe place--your home--is under construction.

If you have a job that requires multiple trades and might be a bit complex, you can count on these folks to manage it right. You can also count on top notch design services. Thanks all, you are most welcome at my enormous kitchen island.

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Company Response

Thank you Melanie!
We will be sure to share this with Larry, Charlotte and the team!

Ben & Dan

KenTO
KenTO
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Basement Renovation and Exterior Painting

  Home Improvement People Inc.
416-782-7605
1120 Castlefield Avenue
Toronto
ON
M6B 1E9
CANADA

I had major water damage in my basement, with the carpet needing to come out and drywall needing to be repaired. I also needed the outside of my house painted. Dealing with Elia and Danny and his crew was a real pleasure. I was late getting the basement getting cleaned out and delays were my fault, but Danny was very accommodating with his schedule. They did a great job and finished quickly, putting in new laminate flooring and repairing the walls and painting. I have a large basement so the flooring was a lot of work, but they finished quickly and efficiently. I'm really loving my "man-cave." I really recommend these guys and will definitely use them for future jobs.

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Thank you so much Ken! We are happy we were able to help!

All the best,

Ben & Adam

Mike from DUMP THIS!
Mike from DUMP THIS!
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom basement

My home was built in the early 50’s. So when I started to gut the basement bathroom, I was overwhelmed with all the rot that I found. The bathroom was probably built in the 70’s and it smelled bad, so I thought I’d have a go at renovating it. The framing was completely rotten. Needless to say this was way above my skill set. After calling company after company, The Home Improvement people we’re the only ones who actually took time to show up and give me a quote. I was impressed by there knowledge and quick diagnosis of letting me know that the shower was built without a “pan” and that’s what caused all of the rot. The results are beautiful. Not only did they do what they said they were going to do, they saved me time and money on specialized tools that they have, that I would have to go out and buy and probably ise only once. Plus they freed up my weekends. Thank you Elia, Charlotte and Gerhart.

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Thank you Mike for this amazing review!
Happy Holidays!

Ben & Dan

Mark Guiliano from Etobicoke
Mark Guiliano from Etobicoke
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Whole Home Renovation

We had a few quotes for our fixer upper home. HIP weren’t the cheapest but were fair in their quote. But really, the only reason why we chose to proceed with the HIP was because of Elia. He was very knowledgeable about what the house needed, extremely thorough, and very responsive. If we had any problem, one email to Elia and it was solved. The HIP hired Caio and his crew to complete the renovations and we were very pleased with the outcome. Everything looks professionally done and everyone says our home looks brand new.

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Hi Mark,

We are so thrilled that you are enjoying your recently completed renovation. Thanks again for the opportunity to work in your home.

Ben & Dan

Cathy in Mississauga
Cathy in Mississauga
2 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Basement Renovation

We did a few quotes for our basement. Then we meet Eli from Home Improvement People who helped us realize this is the company for us. Eli introduced us to Chris our contractor. Chris is an all around awesome guy. He is very clean with his work. Very professional with all the steps from demo to framing, drywall, painting etc. He organized and communicated well with us with all the trades that worked on our basement. He is a true gem in the professional world. Which is hard to find. Somebody that takes pride in his work. I will definitely recommend him and all his crew to others. We look forward in hiring Chris for future projects in our home. All Our Best Cathy. Ken & Dale

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Thank you Cathy, Ken & Dale!

Chris takes great pride in his work and is definitely an all around awesome guy! Thank you so much.

Ben & Dan

Ralph in Toronto
Ralph in Toronto
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Bathroom Renovation - Thank You !!!!

All I can say is a VERY GENUINE thank you to the team !!!
We had hired a contractor that ended up going bankrupt and had gutted our bathroom and disappeared. We called many companies that were unable to help us quickly - but Elias understood our plight and jumped to help us with the owners support.
Gerhart, Nadia, John and Elvis arrived like the army rolling in and fixed, completed and made us feel important us customers. Their professionlism, expertise, empathy and true pride in their jobs were what we always were looking for - we felt important again after being treated so poorly by the first contractor.
The most important thing I can say - is if you are considering this contractor to do what you want and care with pride about what they are doing - you are picking the right one !!!
Thanks Gerhart, Nadia, John and Elvis - you literally saved our home and made us feel that people do care !!!!!! Thank you !!!!!

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Company Response

Hi Ralph!

And a very genuine thank you to you for posting this amazing review which really encapsulates our team and everything we try to accomplish on a daily basis.
We really appreciate these wonderful words and thank you for taking the time to write your review.
All the best,

Ben & 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.
905-760-7607.

CATEGORIES
Basement Renovation, Bathroom Renovation, Kitchen Planning & Renovation, Condominium Renovations, General Contractors, Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design, Home Additions, Builders, Design/Build, Design/Project Management, and Home Office Renovation
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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