Ls Kitchen Specialist

Formerly Ikea kitchen specialist
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
373 Marlee Avenue P O BOX 40034 Toronto ON M6B 1V0
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SNO in Toronto
SNO in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

I was referred to Lee after our original contractor up and left us without a kitchen. Lee and Martin were able to jump right in where the last guy left off. Not only assembling and installing our IKEA cabinets, but also finishing the drywall that was only partially completed when they started, then painting and installing trim, installing the hood range, floating shelves, and dishwasher.

After doing a few house renos in the last year, and interacting with different companies, I can confidently say you will not find anyone better for a kitchen reno. Lee did not try to charge more than the original estimate. If there was ever any question about how I wanted something, they asked instead of assuming. They were easy to have around - respectful, friendly, came and left when they said they would, and left the space tidy at the end of the day. They were timely and their quality of work was perfect - paying attention to detail, leaving us with a professional looking finish. We will definitely hire them again for our next kitchen reno.

Thanks again!

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen cabinet and counter install

Had a great experience with great service. These guys were punctual, knowledgeable, good workmanship. They were very easy to talk to and accommodated any changes necessary. Would definitely recommend Lee.

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Kristyisty
Kristyisty
4 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Dream kitchen

This is the second time we have hired Lee to renovate a kitchen, and both times he delivered on time and on budget.
This latest project was a complete demo to create our dream kitchen.
From the first appointment, he had good ideas on the design of our kitchen, including recommending to not go open concept and build big pantries for extra storage as well as remove bulkheads, portions of the wall to open it up instead. He also recommended a company to replace and brick over a side door -- and they provided a very good price to do that work.
As part of the project, Lee laid vinyl flooring in the whole main floor, including the dining room and living room, painted and replaced all the baseboards. He and Martin did an excellent job. It is very obvious that they take a lot of pride in their work. Lee and Martin are both hardworking, tidy, kind and very personable. I actually miss having them here to chat with -- absolute pleasure to have around -- they are like family! My kids love them too.
Any additional changes and questions, Lee was very patient, accommodating and flexible.
We wanted our kitchen done before Christmas and he made it happen, sometimes working into the evening or weekend.
Thank you very, very much Lee and Martin! We love our new kitchen. It is a complete transformation.

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HomeStars in Toronto
HomeStars in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Very happy with Lee's work

Lee provided seamless kitchen installation from start until finish. From the moment we had a consultation with Lee we knew that we would choose him to install our Ikea kitchen.

Though you can certainly install an Ikea kitchen on your own, Lee and his team makes the kitchen look as good if not better than the ones you see in the showroom. We were impressed by the detail they put into the work. Impressed especially how they filled the gap at the top of the cabinets to make it look as though there was a crown moulding on top.

At the end of each day they would clean up the work space quite throughly and would fold the packaging from the cabinets nice and neat . The cherry on top was them finishing ahead of schedule!

Thank you Lee and team! We will definitely use you again in the future.

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Company Response

Thank you for the review. For LS SOLUTIONS is important to hear your experience with our services, this helps us to improve and try to provide the best service possible. You are correct IKEA kitchens can be installed by home owners, the difference is that we have a lot of experience twenty six thousand hours to be precise.

This experience has helped me to think outside the box pushing me to find different solutions. The other thing is that I like my job and I enjoy working with different people and creating something that will provide you happiness/ joy/ work space/ family space/ food/ memories. The kitchen is the heart of the house and the room in which we spend a lot of time. One of my goals as a professional is to provide you the best design, the best installation possible and peace of mind.

LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

HomeStars in Toronto
HomeStars in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

Lee and team were amazing - on time and on budget! I would highly recommend them! They were also very kind and helpful with ideas! We have since used Lee on other projects!

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Company Response

Thank you for writing this review, also thank you for letting us be part of your kitchen project, just contact us if you need any more work at your house We will be happy to work for you again. We provide the best service possible to meet your expectations and our work is guaranty so you will get a peace of mind and enjoy your house a bit more.

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Michelle from Oshawa
Michelle from Oshawa
3 reviews Oshawa, ON
10/10

So Happy!!

Lee is the best!! From start to finish, all of the suggestions were fantastic and we couldn’t be happier. We were not able to change the footprint of our layout but Lee made sure to make the finish product as custom looking as possible down to the detail of the trim work. Always open for questions and gave great input on hardware design. Martin worked with Lee and worked hard and was very polite. We had a great experience and would highly recommend Lee and his team.

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Company Response

Hi Michelle, thank you for your nice review, and for sheering your experience with every body that will read this review, as you thank me for the job we did for you I will like to thank you for all the accommodations you made for us, your hospitality, you were always ready to get me any product that I need from IKEA, all this help for a project to run smoothly.
All the custom work done in your kitchen was just a creation between your needs and my suggestions together we create your kitchen. Now is time for you to enjoy the kitchen and enjoy the holidays in a brand new kitchen.

LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

Erminia
Erminia
1 review Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

An Amazing Kitchen Renovation

I had just about given up on doing the kitchen renovating until a meet Lee, he made it happen I have my dream kitchen!
He definitely delivered well above our expectations!
He is approachable, trustworthy, listens and gives his professional advice, very creative and can customize your ideas extremely knowledgeable with the IKEA systems and above all takes pride in his work. I must say the reviews are very accurate!

He also took care of electrical, plumbing and back-splash installation.
Lee and his entire team are very likeable and a joy to have on your project, very clean, fast extremely organized and professional.
Highly recommend and I would hiring Lee again FOR SURE!

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Company Response

Hi Erminia, thank you for taking some time to write this review, I think your kitchen look amazing thank you for letting me offer you suggestions and by you trusting my ideas We create a beautiful kitchen for you and your family to enjoy for many years. Also I hope your enjoying you new bathroom vanity.

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NN in Toronto
NN in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

Lee was terrific. Highly reliable. Right on time. The condo was kept neat during the whole process. He was also very helpful in problem solving when questions arose during the renovation. I would highly recommend L.S. Solutions.

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Thank You NN for your kind words it was an small kitchen full of challenges but it help that you knew exactly what you want and I just put together your vision. Thank you for letting us be part of your kitchen project and see you in January to renovate your bathroom.

LS SOLUTION TEAM

gt
gt
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

Lee was great. He walked us through all the steps, laid out a kitchen for us based on our expectations, was always asking useful questions, and he made helpful suggestions along the way to make sure we were going to be happy with our new kitchen cabinets. He also let me take care of the stuff I wanted to take care of, and was easy to work with, flexible within reason, and a nice guy to boot. Lee and his team kept our place very clean and he left the work-site organized and tidy every night. Really pleased with his work - I feel like I lucked out by picking him to work on our kitchen reno.

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Thank you GT, for your great review, I feel very emotional that my work and my team work it please and reach your expectations.
Looking forward to work in other projects.

LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

Jeff in Toronto
Jeff in Toronto
21 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Extremely happy with our new kitchen

My wife and I are extremely pleased with the new kitchen Lee and his team built for us leveraging the Ikea 'Hittarp' product. From the moment we met Lee during the measuring process, to the last day of the install, his entire team was extremely professional, very friendly, and easy to chat with. The kitchen was completed in about 3 weeks which included removing existing kitchen cabinets, adding potlights & venting, building and installing new cabinets, and updating the plumbing.

Aprox cost includes demo, build, install, with Lee. Countertop costs included but purchased and installed by a 3rd party. Does not include cost of cabinets or new appliances. My wife and I will install our own backsplash.

Advice for those hiring Lee & team: Make sure you get all of your questions answered before work is scheduled as it might be difficult to make modifications. Also, if any work or 'cutting' is to occur in your garage, make sure you cover & protect all of your belongings. While the inside of our house was covered and protected, some wood cutting had to occur in the garage where items were personal items were not covered/protected. I was required to complete an extensive cleaning afterwards.

Before and after photos are included in my review.

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Company Response

Thank you so much for such a fantastic review. I am pleased to hear that you're wife and you like the kitchen. I am very sorry that your garage got covered in wood. Hope you have a great day and we hear from you soon.

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More about Ls Kitchen Specialist

LS Kitchen Specialist was established as a response to the needs of the market. Its founder, Lee Sanchez a former IKEA kitchen planner (2001-2005), felt the market needed a company that would offer a service that would be friendly, efficient and detailed.

If you are 100% confident that you want to use an IKEA kitchen. I will like to offer you our IKEA kitchen consultation service. The IKEA kitchen consultation is the basis of your project, It provides IKEA 3D design/ solutions/ itemize estimate/ and guidance of all the steps your project needs.

The concept of the consultation service is to go through your ideas and provide you an IKEA 3D design that will work for your project. In my tool box I have a portfolio of pictures that will help you visualize the final product.
After 6 business days from the consultation day I will provide an IKEA 3D design and an itemize estimate for the kitchen installation / renovation.

The consultation service fee is $250.00 + tax.(outside Toronto is a different fee) If you hire us will deduct $100.00 from the consultation service + $100.00 discount.* If you are interest to book a consultation service please send your address to set a day.

I just want to be clear I do not have a free estimate service. I like to explain to all my clients that consultation service is an investment for you. There is no a set price for your project it all depends of the amount of custom work or services your project needs. The consultation is necessary to provide you an accurate an itemize estimate and you need an IKEA 3D design to order all the IKEA materials

WHAT THE CONSULTATION SERVICE WILL PROVIDE YOU?

-After 6 business days from the consultation day I will provide an accurate estimate by email.
-If you hire us will deduct the consultation service fee, form the kitchen project estimate fee.
-Go through all the services needed for your kitchen project.
-Cover all the questions that you have regarding the kitchen project.
-After 6 business days you will get your 3D IKEA design.

IF YOU HIRE US WHAT DO WE PROVIDE YOU?

-Guide you trough start to finish**
-Make sure you order the correct amount of building materials** and the correct IKEA kitchen materials
-Suggest to purchase materials from my personal recommend manufactures like; counter tops/ sink/ faucet/ tiles/ under cabinet light/ etc. (Usually working whit my recommend manufactures make the project smother, no hick ups, no last minute changes and save some $$$)
-Specific details of your responsibilities and my responsibilities
-Work schedule and a payment schedule.
-I work like a Swiss watch I am very meticulous to make sure all the jobs get done on time and whit accuracy.
-I do must of the jobs, however I use a license plumber and license electrician, to make sure this jobs are done to code and meet all the safety regulations.
-I offer at front service I do not hide surprises or services I am at front from the beginning to the end.***

There is a few services that I do not provide removing load bearing walls/ gas connections/ hardwood floor (however I can recommend some contractors for those services)
If you will like to hire us to do your renovation project you must be flexible whit the starting day my availability changes by the minute.

*The extra $100.00 discount apply only if project is more then $2500.00
**Only for the services that we will provide you
***We will provide you an accurate estimate based on what we can see, if there is extra work once we take walls down or something is in the way we will let you know and I will provide you a price for any extra work
Contact us lee@lskitchenspecialist.com

CATEGORIES
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
PRODUCTS
We are welcome to recommend manufactures like; counter tops/ sink/ faucet/ tiles/ under cabinet light/ etc. (Usually working whit my recommend manufactures make the project smother, no hick ups, no last minute changes and save some $$$)
SERVICES
Our company offers installation of Ikea kitchens as well as, full kitchen renovation: tear outs, flooring, drywall, plumbing and electrical work. Aside from Ikea kitchen installation, we offer installation of Ikea Pax units if requested by customer. Also we offer a consultation service include in home measurements/ IKEA 3D design/ estimate.
SPECIALITIES
*IKEA kitchen consultation service *Assemble and install IKEA kitchens *Kitchen project management *Stress free service *100% satisfaction guaranty
WEBSITE
http://www.lskitchenspecialist.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2005
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, INTERAC e-transfer
LICENSES
Electrical/Plumbing/Gas
MEMBERSHIPS
HomeStars
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
No minimum
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
All work is guaranteed for 1 year.
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