Gemael Kitchens

Formerly Counter Measures
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
2-6045 Netherhart Rd Mississauga ON L5T 1B7
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Ian P. from Etobicoke
Ian P. from Etobicoke
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Walk-In Closet Built Ins

We engaged Elie to design and install built in cabinetry for a walk in closet and the results exceeded our expectations. His design advice was practical and knowledgable and his attention to detail resulted in a very high quality installation. It is also worth noting that his customer service is exemplary. He was on time for every appointment, kept us updated on the status of work regularly and kept the work area clean and tidy at all times. Eli is very pleasant and professional to work with and we would absolutely recommend him. In fact, we will be bring him back to do some other projects.

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Hi Ian. Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure building this walk in closet for you and your family. I look forward to seeing you all soon. All the best!
Elie

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
9/10

kitchen Renovation

As many others, my husband & I had spent a couple of years trying to figure out how to best renovate our main floor space which included the kitchen. When we met Elie of Counter Measures, he was very knowledgeable, accommodating and punctual to answering our phone calls, emails, etc. He also arranged with previous clients (2018) for us to see his work in their kitchens before we signed on; many thanks again to those clients for trusting us in your homes.
Due to structural concerns and our own indecisiveness, our kitchen
design took much longer than Elie or ourselves anticipated. Elie was patient and went above and beyond with several designs & changes until it was all figured out and we were completely satisfied. I will be honest, there were a few very frustrating conversations along the way, but that was understandable due to the scope of our project and yet we always worked out any differences and continued forward. We truly came to understand one another and today we have a beautiful and much more functional kitchen.
In this entire design there was only one flaw that we discovered after the fact; the spice drawer with a tray insert doesn’t quite function the way we hoped and unfortunately due to the height of the tray, many standard store bought jars prevent the drawer from closing, therefore having me to buy small reusable jars. Besides this height miscalculation Elie did a wonderful job! we are very pleased and love our new kitchen.
Thanks Elie

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Company Response

Thank you for your review and kind words. It's unfortunate that the spice drawer is not functioning the way you intended it to. In fact most spice tray that get inserted into a standard top drawer may require some spice bottle reconfiguration. Luckily, this is only an insert and can be replaced in the future if you decide to do so very easily and I'd be happy to assist you with that. I also want to thank you for considering us for designing and building your new media centre cabinetry, we very much look forward to working with you in the near future on that project.
Best,
Elie

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

Kitchen reno

Everything about working with Elie and Counter Measures was an exceptional experience. Elie is the most responsive contractor we've ever worked with -- replying quickly to all texts, emails and calls. He proactively communicated his process and was extremely flexible with our requests and schedules. The final product exceeded our expectations. He is a perfectionist and is shows in every detail of our new kitchen. HIGHLY RECOMMEND working with him!!

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Thank you very much for your kind review Shelley. It was a pleasure building your new kitchen. The transformation from what used to be there is amazing. Congrats on your new space. We are here to serve you in the future should you need our help.
Best,
Elie

Brent
Brent
7 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen and bathroom custom cabinets

Elie partnered with our designer - @davidjdesigns - to completely transform the kitchen and main bathroom of our Victorian home. Not only did Elie create a beautiful custom bar and island in our kitchen, he also re-faced our existing cabinets making them look like new (and MUCH improved). As a true perfectionist, no detail was left unfinished and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Counter Measures to anyone looking to remodel or create a new space from plan.

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Hi Brent,
Thank you for your kind review. It was an absolute pleasure building your kitchen and vanity. Congratulations on your new home and many thanks again for your business. It looks amazing. We look forward to serving you again in the future. All the best.
Elie

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

Kitchen and other cabinetry

I can't believe how great my kitchen looks! From the design to fabrication and installation, Elie worked with us diligently and exceed our expectations. Counter Measures also did our vanities, pantry, laundry room and other cabinetry. Elie delivered on time, was meticulous and respected our budget. Would highly recommend!

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Company Response

It was an absolute pleasure designing and building your fine Millwork. Congratulations on your new home, it looks spectacular. We are here to serve you in the future should you need anything from us. All the best to you and your family!
Elie Gemael

Nat
Nat
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

kitchen

From our initial meeting with Eli of Counter Measures, there were signs we had found someone who would work well with our plans. Eli took the time to meet the family (all 5 of us) and to explain in detail what the process would involve. He listened to us, to our ideas and our concerns and answered every question with the confidence that reflected his experience . As the work progressed he handled every problem that happened to come up with inventive and satisfying solutions. It became very clear to us that Eli is incredibly passionate about what he does and this is evident in every detail of his Company's work. At every stage he was always sure to confirm that the work that was being done met with our satisfaction. While a kitchen renovation is always a difficult project, the current Covid crisis make this even more of a complicated process. Eli and his team made sure that at every step, every precaution was taken to make sure that our family was safe and that any possibility of contamination was eliminated; they sanitized, wore masks at all times and maintained a safe distance. Everyone on the team was efficient and polite and turned something that could have been very stressful, into quite a gratifying experience. They were punctual and consistently in good spirits. Eli and Counter Measures brought our dream kitchen from the drawing board into reality and we really can’t thank them enough for their work, dedication and the resulting experience!

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Company Response

Thank you for your very kind words Nat. It was an absolute pleasure designing and building your kitchen and helping you every step of the way. Enjoy your beautiful new home and please do not hesitate to contact us in the future.
Elie Gemael

pb in Toronto
pb in Toronto
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Built-in bookcases

Elie was great! We're really happy with the final product, especially given our old home doesn't really have a square corner in it! Great customer service and great work!

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Hi Patrick it was great working with you guys. Congratulations on the new wall unit it looks great. Let us know if there's anything we can help you with in the future. Best,
Elie Gemael

Martha
Martha
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen renovation

My husband and I spent years trying to decide how best to renovate our kitchen. We looked at everything and spoke to many people. We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have met Elie at Counter Measures. Elie responded promptly to our email request for a quote, listened to what we wanted to accomplish, presented a well thought out design, kept us informed of the process in terms of timelines and budget and was responsive whenever we needed to get in touch or have a question answered. The preparation and installation went seamlessly and any hurdles we faced were cleared with intelligent problem solving skills. The custom cabinets and crown molding are simply gorgeous. The workspace was kept clean and we always felt that we were in good hands. The project was finished quickly and we are now enjoying our dream kitchen.

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Hi Martha. It was our pleasure to plan and build your kitchen. More importantly it was a pleasure meeting you and your family and working with such pleasant and accommodating people. We are here to serve you in the future should you have any questions or future projects.
Best,
Elie
Counter Measures Kitchen Design Studio

Amal I.
Amal I.
0 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Kitchen renovation

I had an old, ugly kitchen. It was small and inconvenient. Elie designed my dream kitchen. He designed the space in a way to meet my needs. I now have lots of storage and counter space and the lay out is confortable. I love my new kitchen, the colour, the counter and perfect hight. I cannot thank him enough for the great job he did and all within my budget.

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Company Response

Hi Amal,
It was our pleasure renovating your new kitchen. It looks spectacular. Congrats on your new kitchen :)
Elie

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More about Gemael Kitchens

Personalized service and quality craftsmanship is what defines us at Gemael Kitchens. Family owned and operated, we have been designing and building fine custom cabinetry in the Greater Toronto Area for over 20 years.Our creative designers are tasteful and meticulous and are always mindful of the eventual installation process. Our product stands alone. Our cabinet and door materials are locally sourced and manufactured using the best construction methods.

Among the finest at their craft, our installers are professional, courteous and always proud to showcase their work. With competitive pricing and sustainability in mind, we strive to look ahead and build a lasting product that will be enjoyed for years to come. We look forward to helping you transform your home.

Some of our services but not limited to are:

Custom Cabinetry, custom cabinets, CAD designs, computer designs, modern kitchens, custom kitchens, vanities, closet organizers, built in closets, entertainment centres, wall units, bookshelves, general contracting, kitchen refacing, counters, quartz, granite

CATEGORIES
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
PRODUCTS
Custom Cabinetry, custom cabinets, CAD designs, computer designs, modern kitchens, custom kitchens, vanities, closet organizers, built in closets, entertainment centres, wall units, bookshelves, general contracting, kitchen refacing, counters, quartz, granite
SERVICES
Custom Cabinetry, custom cabinets, CAD designs, computer designs, modern kitchens, custom kitchens, vanities, closet organizers, built in closets, entertainment centres, wall units, bookshelves, general contracting, kitchen refacing, counters, quartz, granite, transitional kitchens, European kitchens
BRANDS
Hettich, Blum, Caesarstone, Blanco, Riobel, Cambria, Grass, Hanstone and Silestone.
STYLES
contemporary, transitional and traditional.
SPECIALITIES
Custom Cabinetry, custom cabinets, CAD designs, computer designs, modern kitchens, custom kitchens, vanities, closet organizers, built in closets, entertainment centres, wall units, bookshelves, general contracting, kitchen refacing, counters, quartz, granite, European kitchens
WEBSITE
https://gemaelkitchens.ca/index.html
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2001
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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