Oborne Contracting Inc.

Basement Renovation
101 Windermere Cres. Richmond Hill ON L4C6Y8
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Burnsi from Toronto
Burnsi from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Reno & Home Inspections

We have been working with John and the Oborne team for almost ten years at two previous homes. More recently we have been working with John on inspections of prospective home purchases, and that is because we trust him and his team to tell us the good, the bad, and the ugly.

The team is exceptionally professional, prompt and we always receive open and honest communication about our projects, even prospective ones. All works are done with exhaustive attention to detail, and they always ensured a clean worksite, so we could continue to live in the house while renovations were underway. John's estimates have also been very accurate, and complete. We had previously used other contractors for in-home renovations, and no one can hold a candle to Oborne.

We would highly recommend Oborne to any and everyone!

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Scarborough
Scarborough
4 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

This was our second project with Oborne. Again it was an amazing job. As before, John’s detailed estimate and plan for the project was very thorough and covered all aspects and options. We had considered a few different layouts and John’s input was instrumental in making our vision a reality! Jeff and Tim are fantastic and worked at our home daily - they were incredibly skilled in all areas of the project. They were always available and approachable and involved us with details and trouble shooting every step of the way. Jeff and Tim are incredibly conscientious about their worksite and kept it so clean, organized and safe. The project was completed within the predicted time frame , and on budget. Tim and Jeff were very flexible working around the timelines of all the different parts of the project according to a well laid out plan from start to finish. They are also so pleasant and professional which made the 3 month project so smooth and seamless that it didn’t feel like a huge impact on our home life! We love our new kitchen and open concept living area.

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Joe D.
Joe D.
3 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Window Repair

In all of my dealings with General Contractors / Trades Professionals, I can honestly say that John is the most genuine, honest and knowledgeable I have ever met. He is truly a consummate professional.

He came to my home to diagnose a leak that I was having with one my windows. After taking a closer look, he said that a repair wasn't required and that the leak was being caused by the condensation forming on the interior window due to high humidity in the home. He provided his expert advice on how to resolve this issue (along with other tips and tricks for the home) and then was on his way....without asking for anything for his time / consultation.

A few days later, he called me to see if the window had stopped leaking (which it had) which caught me by complete surprise. In this day and age, the kind of care and service John provides is second to none. Although I didn't give him any business this time around, I will not think twice on who to call when I need a renovation / home repair done.

Regards,
Joe Di Blasi

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Company Response

Thanks for the kind words Joe. Sometimes estimates appointments turn into consultations when repairs or work really isn't required. To many in this industry will just look for and sell you a problem to line their pockets when a problem doesn't exist. I am always happy to answer peoples questions about their home during my visits.

Robyn
Robyn
1 review Vaughan, ON
10/10

Master Bathroom Remodel

Oborne Contracting did a fabulous job on our master bathroom. Not only did every member of their team provide excellent workmanship, but their expertise helped to derive a plan that exceeded our expectations. Oborne Contracting stands proudly behind their work, as they should, for they deliver quality work, and answer to the highest industry standards. Thanks again to each team member who contributed to our master bathroom, we absolutely love it!

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Had a wonderful time working for such an amazing family. Top tear clients.

Craig
Craig
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

High Quality, great communication

I needed to replace a decorative post on my older home's front deck, supporting a roof, and was having a hard time getting anyone to pay attention to what was a relatively small job. I was very pleased to connect with John and the gang at Oborne.

They were able to source a great match for the existing column and get me all set up, as well as square away a small painting job inside the house. I was very pleased with the quality of their work, cleanup, and communication as we moved through the process.

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Company Response

Thanks Craig, we were happy we could help you with this project, we don't feel we're to big for the small jobs. Looking forward to helping you with your future projects

Tamara from Toronto
Tamara from Toronto
14 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Post-reno follow up

We worked with Oborne on a modest addition almost five years ago. The locking mechanism recently went on a sliding door that had been part of the reno. We reached out to John to see how to deal with it and he was in touch immediately and provided us with all of the help and information we needed. John proves that it's not just the reno itself that counts, it's also what happens after the reno, and we were not disappointed...thanks!

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Company Response

Thanks Tamara, if there's every anyway we can help we will.

melissa prokopy
melissa prokopy
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

An A+ experience from start to finish!

We met John, the owner of Oborne contracting, in February 2017. We had spent the previous summer interviewing various contractors, and after becoming disenfranchised about it all, took a 6 month break before we met John.

From our first meeting, we knew that Oborne was a good fit for us. We were looking to do a main floor total gut renovation, so we knew the contractor we chose would be in our lives for a substantial period of time. John was upfront about the fact that he was interviewing us as much as we were interviewing him, what our respective roles and responsibilities and next steps would be, and that he didn't want us to waste our time if we didn't think the relationship would work.

Soon there after, we were also introduced to Georgia, who's design expertise and non-pushy approach was exactly what we were after. What we really appreciated was her desire to get to know "us" to assist her in designing features and picking fixtures and finishes that would suit our lifestyle.

We were brave enough to live at our house during our 6 month renovation, which we expected to be horrendous balancing two young kids, two jobs, a dog, and contractors constantly in our space. Our site supervisor Kevin Myers and his team, including Kiak and Sonny, as well as their recommended subtrades went above and beyond in every regard - they were friendly, professional, courteous, dependable, patient, and the cleanest contractors we have ever seen. Kevin really became like part of our family, the kids knew Kevin would be here when they woke up and were disappointed if he wasn't here when they came home from school.

One morning, Sonny pulled Ben aside and wanted to show him (discretely) in the backyard that a baby raccoon had died - he was worried that the kids would come out back so he moved it off to the side, shielded it with some boxes, and called 311. Clearly not his job but one of the many many examples of how Oborne went above and beyond.

Reflecting on our entire renovation, we are hard pressed to say that there is anything we would change. When others ask about our renovation "experience" they are always surprised to hear how relatively smooth and painless it was. While there were definitely some set backs and bumps along the road, there was never a moment where we felt as though John, Georgia or Kevin didn't have our best interests at heart.

We've already asked John to come back and quote us to renovate our upstairs bathroom.

Thanks for making our first renovation experience one for the memory book!

The Prokopys
Ben, Melissa, Ruby and Clark

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Oborne Contracting was so happy to complete this renovation project for this beautiful family. Not all clients are created equal, thats for sure. Thank you for the kind words.

Shannon in Mississauga
Shannon in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Dish-washer Installation: very professional

The company is very professional I am very happy with the work and after 3 month now i haven't found any problem so far. I strongly recommend them. Very professional company

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Thank you Shannon, happy we could help you.

John in Toronto
John in Toronto
3 reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

Dining Room & Basement Renovations

We hired John and his crew for some renovations including floors, walls and painting.
John was very professional and easy to work with. He was very receptive to any ideas or concerns we had about the work.
Kiak's and Ken's work was very precise, and they left the house very clean afterwards.
Very happy with the overall results and would definitely recommend Oborne Contracting to anyone looking to complete some home renovations.

Gianluca from Maple

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A pleasure work for a great client.

Oreostallion in the Bluffs
Oreostallion in the Bluffs
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Replacing pad and insulating footings in garage (in Scarborough Bluffs)

This was the second time I used Oborne Contracting. The team was quick to diagnose and offer solutions for an issue with my garage. John and his team were prompt, attentive and were very clean as they worked. While I was not thrilled to need the work done, I was very happy to have someone I could trust to do the job right. I am very much looking forward to the third time we use John, which will be a more personally satisfying reno project.

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More about Oborne Contracting Inc.

Home Additions Builders Basement Renovation Kitchen Planning & Renovation General Contractors

At Oborne Contracting we pride ourselves on customer service. We specialize in additions, kitchens, bathrooms, basements, and all other home renovation and remodeling needs. Our team is courteous, skilled, conscientious and determined to ensure each project is completed on time and on budget. Our longstanding trades are reliable professionals who are committed to their work and quality. We are confident that you will find at Oborne Contracting we conduct ourselves on a highly professional level, assuring your complete satisfaction is our key to success.Oborne Contracting Inc. has been servicing Toronto and surrounding area home owners for over 20 years. We specialize in custom home building, general contracting, home repairs, design and build, home remodeling and restoration, home additions and basement renovations.
We take pride in attending to every detail of any project we take on, from the initial meeting with the discerning home owner until after the job is completed. After working with our professional staff you will understand why Oborne Contracting Inc. will be your first choice for all of your home upgrades, renovations and new constructions.

Each home remodeling project is unique in the level of complexity and requirements. This demands a level of experience to design a broad plan and turn any project into a functional and livable home upgrade, addition or custom design. We build our client’s trust by understanding their needs, budgets, time frames, while supervising every step of the construction process. No question is ever left unanswered.

CATEGORIES
Basement Renovation, General Contractors, Home Additions, and Kitchen Planning & Renovation
PRODUCTS
All
SERVICES
Design and build, Home Additions, Home Renovation, Restoration, Kitchen Renovation, Bathrooms , Basement lowering and Renovation, Decks and Waterproofing, Custom Cabinetry, Exterior Finishings, plus much more!
BRANDS
All
STYLES
All
SPECIALITIES
Project Managment/ Additions/ Home Renovations
WEBSITE
http://www.obornecontracting.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1995
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque,
LICENSES
Metro Lic.
MEMBERSHIPS
CARAHS (Canadian Association of Renovators and Home Services)BBB (Better Business Bureau)
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
No job to big, no job to small. We do it all!
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Construction Performance Guidelines as set out by the Tarion Warranty Program
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