Universal House Improvement

Bathroom Renovation
1269 White Oaks Blvd Oakville ON L6H 2N6
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Helen in Oakville
Helen in Oakville
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Bathroom Renovation

I found Universal Home Improvements through Homestars as well as a few other companies. When I emailed to get a quote, Yuriy came that very same day. He was amazing to work with. Our bathroom was awful. Yuriy simply told me yes no problem with a fair price. He made suggestions that I never thought of and I gave him some crazy things to do.
I am very picky but He never complained. He did such a fantastic job. He was always on time, answered all my questions via text or phone call and stayed late to get this completed. 4 days to gut and redo a whole bathroom.
He is a wonderful person and words can't express how
thankful I am. The bathroom turned out better than I imagined. I look forward to working with him again!

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Thank you very much Helen! It was a pleasure

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

Bathroom Renovation

We first came across Yuriy and Universal House Improvement on HomeStars website while preparing for an upcoming bathroom renovation. While doing our homework by browsing through the pictures of Yuriy’s finished projects, we’ve noticed attention to details, creativity and a very high level of craftsmanship. Fantastic reviews from the homeowners Yuriy completed projects in the past further solidified our decision to approach him.

After a couple of meetings and calls, we decided to proceed with Yuriy and his crew. His overall approach and the results did not disappoint!

While preparing for a reno, Yuri walked us through the project plan, associated timelines and costs. After reviewing our ‘must be nice to have’ ideas, he pointed out some pros and cons and also offered his suggestions. To be quite honest, we went with the majority of Yuriy’s suggestions as they were in balance with the dimensions of the bathroom area we were limited to and within our budget. Our ‘headache’ was just picking up the materials and selecting colors and Yuriy was very professional in offering his contacts as well.

During renovations, Yuriy and his crew were always on time, efficient, neat, extremely professional and approachable for any impromptu questions we had. If any unexpected challenges (uneven surfaces, pipes, etc.), Yuriy was always presenting multiple options available and offering his solutions. Also important to mention, Yuri was (and still is) ALWAYS available for a quick call or a sitdown.

When finished, Yuriy personally inspected the final product and ensured everything was in place and functioned properly.

In summary:

PROs: Cost, Timelines, Professionalism, Skills, Craftsmanship

CONs: None

We are very happy with how our outdated bathroom got transformed into a mini spa and will be hiring Yuriy to do further renovations in our place. We are already recommending Yuriy to our friends and colleagues.

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Thank you, for such a nice and detailed review. It's the longest one I've ever had;)

Laundry Room Renovation in Oakville
Laundry Room Renovation in Oakville
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Laundry Room Renovation

We had Universal Home Improvement renovate our laundry room. The original layout in the room was inefficient and felt crowded. A laundry tub was placed between the washer and dryer in an L-shaped layout, causing difficulty to access the sink.
We met with Yuriy to discuss some ideas and options. Yuriy came up with a creative solution that allowed us to save some money by re-using our existing washer and dryer. Since our appliances were not stackable, he proposed to build a structure that would support the dryer above the washer. Yuriy also came up with an excellent solution for ventilation of the dryer, without losing any storage or floor space. We are very happy with the end result and would recommend Universal Home Improvement.

This is the second time we have hired Universal Home Improvement. Two years ago, we had Yuriy renovate our bathrooms and they still look newly renovated.

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Thank you for the great review.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Bathroom update...

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We had previously used Yurli to work on converting part of our laundry room into a brand new shower. That was a year ago. We were so pleased with the finished result and the very competitive price, that we decided to employ him again to update our bathroom. I never usually make recommendations, but we recommended him to a friend of ours. That friend recommended him in turn to a friend of his, and the feedback was that that friend was delighted with the job Yurli did.

At this time we do not need any work done, but if we did we would be calling Yurli. He is professional, dependable and reasonably priced. We did have a minor adjustment that needed to be made to our shower door, and Yurli returned within a day to make the adjustment - I think such follow-up support is essential when employing someone. Great job again Yurli, thanks.

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Thank you Ed for such kind words, welcome!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Bathroom Renovation

Our master bathroom was completely renovated. Features are a curb-less shower with glass partition, a hydro heated floor and a heated towel rack. The floor and walls were fully tiled as well as the ceiling above the shower.
Work was completed to a very high standard and the bathroom was finished in an extremely timely manner considering all that had to be accomplished. We are very happy with our new bathroom and hope to have Yuriy and Milan back to do further renovations.

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Thank you for a great review!

Dave in Burlington
Dave in Burlington
9 reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Ensuite Bathroom Reno

The last room in our home that needed to updated (after 20+ years) was our master bedroom ensuite. It had originally been carpeted, had a tiny shower, empty bulkheads etc. This had to change. We found Yuriy and Universal House Improvement on HomeStars. After a number of quotes, we took on Yuriy, he was professional, provided good ideas and was flexible. We set a date to start.

Yuriy gave us good contacts to shop for tiles, paint, fixtures etc. We purchased our stuff and Yuriy and Milan went to work. They were polite, timely, clean and caused as little disruption to our home as anyone could have.

All in all, Yuriy removed our old 72" vanity and installed a new one, with sinks, tap, mirror etc. Installed pot lights and painted the whole room. He removed the carpet (!) and installed our floor tile. Removed our old tub and shower, moved the toilet from one side of the room to the other, removed the bulkhead and installed a beautiful ceramic shower (approx. 25 sq ft) with a window, rain head fixtures, a large niche and arranged for a glass wall/door into the bathroom.

Everything is just beautiful, we are thrilled with our new bathroom. Yuriy and Milan have a terrific worth ethic and are highly skilled. Everything was done to perfection (see the attached pictures). Our only issue now is that the most beautiful room in our house is a bathroom!!

My wife and I are happily making referrals to Yuriy for our friends, who get the tour of our new ensuite. Well priced, beautifully done and all at the quoted price. I will happily endorse Yuriy to one and all.

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Thank you Dave for so detailed! review, it was a pleasure to work with you.

win in Mississauga
win in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
9/10

Bathrooms renovation

Yuri (the owner) did 2 of our washrooms (family and master bedroom). The project took around 7 weeks to complete + 2 weeks to wait for our countertop and shower glass.

Over the entire project, Yuri was very professional.

Starting from the quote, he was able to provide us with a quote on the spot unlike other contactors that required 2 weeks (and a lot of follow ups). Before we even started the project and before any deposits, he spent over 4 hours with us discussing designs, options and even providing us with tips that ended up saving thousands. The final cost was exactly as discussed prior to the start of the project although we had made minor alterations and additions as we went along.

We were very pleased that work on our bathroom started and completed on time (within 1~2 days).

To give a sense of the magnitude of work: we ripped out tiles, tubs, walls; moved plumbing, toilets and electrical; installed new vents, heated floors, heated towel rack, standing shower (drops from ceiling) and a free standing tub. The quality of work was excellent (not perfect but very close).

I really appreciated that Yuri did not hesitate to suggest designs that would require more work for him (with no cost increase). He never pressured us to pick materials that would be easier to install. Simple told us to pick what we liked.

Overall, we are very happy with our bathrooms to the point that I miss my bathroom when I travel.

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Thank you for review Win.
But why is it not 10?

Greg on Ping
Greg on Ping
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen renovation

We've used Yuriy and his team for multiple renovaitons over the past few years. We are always impressed with Yuriy's professionalism, quality of work, and attention to detail. Yuriy has always treated our home as if it was his own, and is clean, respectful, and organized.

On this job, Yuriy and his team removed an old kitchen, took out a wall, and installed new cabinets and backsplash throughout. We love our new kitchen!

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Thank you for the great review

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Ensuite bath reno

Choosing Yuriy, Alex, and Max to handle our renovation was an excellent decision. Very professional and efficient with the challenge to customize our shower. The finish was perfect and done on time.
They had created what we had envisioned.
If you appreciate quality workmanship and excellent customer service, I would highly recommend you give Yuriy a call.

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Thank you for the great review

DFitzpatrick from Burlington
DFitzpatrick from Burlington
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Main floor Bathroom Reno

We are So happy and pleased with the work done by Yuriy and his crew.
Yuriy knows his stuff and is very professional. They were clean and productive every day they were here and very respectful. We had them totally gut the bathroom and put in a custom steam shower. We feel very very lucky to have found Universal Home Improvement on Home Stars. We also called several companies for estimates but in all honesty I knew once we met Yuriy, that he was the only person we wanted for the job. Do Not hesitate to contact them if you are looking for an honest company to help you with your Reno needs. I highly recommend them to you.

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Thank you Debbie, it was a pleasure!

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More about Universal House Improvement

Universal House Improvements offers quality renovations and remodelling, specializing in complete bathroom renovatioбn including custom glass showers, Schluter system, steam showers etc; kitchen with load bearing walls removal, custom kitchen cabinetry, custom vanities and other cabinetry, creating opening or open concept, basement and over house renovations, all that with incredible speed not affecting the quality. Check us at www.universalimprovement.ca, our 15+ years of construction and renovation experience was brought from Europe in 2008, since that we successfully work to combine European quality and Canadian standards.
We have managed to combine speed and quality for all we do for competitive price and great quality. We are using best suitable materials for project to make it done right. We actually perform the work that gives us to keep our price competitive and carry Civil Engineer degree that guaranty professional and quality work.
We are a fully insured company located in Oakville with a wide range of experience, our main serving areas: Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga but we work in all GTA too

CATEGORIES
Bathroom Renovation and Kitchen Planning & Renovation
PRODUCTS
Schluter System, tempered glass fixtures like hinges, handles etc., tempered glass for showers, electric and hydronic floor heating. Custom kitchen cabinets
SERVICES
Bathroom design and renovation, basement finishing, design and renovation. Custom kitchen cabinets design and make. Creation of open concept spaces like kitchen with removing of load bearing walls or make any opening or relocation. Custom showers and steam showers. Tile and stone installation of any complexity. Electric and hydronic floor heating.
BRANDS
Schluter, CRL
STYLES
Modern, classic
SPECIALITIES
Bathrooms, Basements, Kitchens, Stone/tile installations
WEBSITE
http://www.universalimprovement.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2008
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Credit Card
DIPLOMAS
Construction Engineer
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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