K H Davis Engineering Consultants Ltd

Structural Engineering
1468 Danforth Ave Toronto ON M4J 1N4
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alex from Toronto
alex from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Exterior Brick/Structural Issues

I am so happy that I found KH Davis Engineering. I had been looking for a structural engineer to provide a report for me for brick cracking and structural issues that had been discovered during a bathroom renovation. Jomar, KH Davis came to take a look and provide an assessment. He was courteous, friendly and professional. He also provided me with a bit of advice on how to proceed with the project. Thank you, Jomar! I will definitely call KH Davis for upcoming projects.

Approximate cost of services:
$800.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Basement underpinning and finishing

We were very happy with the service we received from Jomar at KH Davis. He was responsive, helpful, and thorough. He provided great advice and happily answered all of our questions.

Many thanks to KH Davis!

Approximate cost of services:
$6,400.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Residential Renovation

Prompt professional service. Would highly recommend KH Davis in the future for similar projects. We have used their consulting services in the past and will use them again.

Approximate cost of services:
$300,000.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Certifying that foundation had been done properly

We called Ken with an unusual request, we had just purchased a home but the sale was contingent on determining if work done without a permit was done correctly. Before Ken, we had called 10-15 other engineerings who didn't know if determining the foundation was poured correctly could do it. Ken and his team kept us updated throughout the process and retroactively obtained a permit for the work.

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

Main Floor Open Concept

We purchased a century home in Toronto and needed the services of an engineer to create an open concept main floor. On his initial visit to the property Ken's keen eye for detail alerted us to a potential issue, termites. Not only was he correct but he also guided us through the process of addressing the structural issues we uncovered. The scope of work expanded beyond our original plans but its comforting to know that our home is now safe for the entire family. Thank you Ken.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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George
George
0 reviews Toronto, ON
8/10

home addition including secondary suite

We chose KH Davis because they specialize in old toronto houses, they focus on structural, and they work with an HVAC designer (so the whole package).

Our design had some complexity due to the incorporation of a secondary suite (legal apartment) and our desire to tie into the existing house as simply as possible and keep costs down.

Our designer was VEEERRRRY patient with us and continued to provide knowledgeable advice as we worked through multiple revisions to zero in on what we wanted and what we could afford.

By working with KH Davis first to get permit ready drawings, we weren't tied to any particular contractor and could get accurate quotes from multiple builders.

The design process can be lengthy and requires cooperation and communication from both parties. KH Davis was committed to our project and we are very happy with the result. Thank you!

Approximate cost of services:
$350,000.00
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Private User
Private User
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Duplex Apartment Renovation

We had a very tired Duplex apartment that needed updating badly, and we knew exactly what we wanted but after talking to several architects who wanted to put their own stamp on the project and not what we wanted, (we have done this before), with some input from them we found K H Engineering Consultants, who actually listened and understood the concept we had in mind.
Without any fuss their engineer Jomar got to work on the design drawings and with understanding of what we wanted very little changes were required.
From the outset Jomar was very clear in explaining the process including the submission of the drawings to the City of Toronto for permit, gave us an approximate timeline for the process which, and understandably would be out of his purview.
Jomar was always available for questions and queries including jobsite visits, the consummate professional as is the whole organization of K H Davis Engineering Consultants and I have no hesitation in recommending K H Davis Engineering and Jomar the handle your renovation or construction project.
Thanks guys.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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Elliott in Toronto
Elliott in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Engineering Report - Patio Hot Tub

We engaged Jomar at KH Davis Engineering who was very professional, thoughtful and transparent in his engagement. It would be a pleasure to do business with them if I ever require the same services again.

Approximate cost of services:
$750.00
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Haibo in Montréal
Haibo in Montréal
0 reviews Montreal,
10/10

277 Cranbrooke Ave

It is a great team and everyone is very professional and very efficient, great job!

Approximate cost of services:
$100.00
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Dan in Toronto
Dan in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Structural Consultation, Plans and Permits

We requested KH to take a look at our (very old and crooked) house and provide a structural assessment before we undertake renovations. They were easy to work with, explained clearly what the issues might be, answered a ton of questions we had about the structure and renovation options, and provided a clear and easy report on the state of the house.

Following this, we worked with KH Davis to draw up some plans for renovations, including some major structural changes in the basement and main floor. They were really helpful and flexible, helped us to figure out exactly what we wanted and what was possible, and made the whole process very painless. In the end we got the plans approved with no issues and will soon start work on the house.

Would definitely work with again!

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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More about K H Davis Engineering Consultants Ltd

K H Davis Engineering Consultants Ltd are Toronto based Structural Engineers and Home Designers specializing in Houses - Watch for us on HGTV Income Property, Leave it to Bryan, Disaster DIY. We provide structural engineering services to homeowners, architects and builders. KH Davis Engineering Consultants Ltd prepares building permit plans for renovation and additions to all types of houses, removing bearing walls, basement lowering, fixing problems in older homes, expert witness testimony and advocacy for homeowners dealing with construction problems. Members of Professional Engineers of Ontario and BILD.
Structural Related Construction Services also offered through our sister company K H Davis Construction Ltd. If you need a structural engineer, please contact us today!

CATEGORIES
Structural Engineering, Architects, Renovation Advisors, and Design/Project Management
PRODUCTS
Design, Permit Plans, and Construction Services for: - Removing Load Bearing Walls - Basement Underpinning (lowering) Design - Secondary dwelling units - General Structural Engineering for all types of houses and small buildings - Architectural design for additions, renovations, and new houses - Structural Engineering for any type of building project - residential, commercial, industrial, institutional - but we generally don't do structural engineering for very large buildings and condominium projects - we specialize in small projects which involve some sort of structural changes to a building or a building addition. We design many new homes each year for architects and builders.
SERVICES
- Structural Engineering Design - Full Building Permit plans for Part 9 Buildings - Generally having 3 stories or less, and a total square footage of less than about 1800 sq. m. ( 18,000 square feet ) - Site Visits to consult on structural problems with houses - sloping floors, cracked walls, foundation settlement problems. - Advocacy for Homeowners who have run into problems with a construction project.
BRANDS
Joists, Beams, LVL, Basement Apartments (Secondary Dwellings)
SPECIALITIES
Our Construction group specializes in the structural aspect of house construction - this includes removing load-bearing walls and installing wood and steel beams, shear frames, underpinning basements to provide for increased headroom, stabilizing houses which have settlement problems, re-structuring homes which were not correctly designed to ensure proper structural integrity, etc.
WEBSITE
https://www.khdavis.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
21
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
5
PAYMENT METHOD
Visa, MC, Amex, Cheque, Cash
LICENSES
C. of A. from Professional Engineers of Ontario, Toronto Renovators License
MEMBERSHIPS
Professional Engineers of Ontario
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
B. App. Sc., P. Eng.
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
Varies depending upon the scope of work and travel distances
PROJECT RATE
Varies depending upon scope of work and travel distances
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
1 year min.
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