Oborne Contracting Inc.

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Richmond Hill ON L4C 6Y8
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Nick
Nick
2 reviews North York, ON
10/10

Structural Work & Exterior Repairs

Exceptional service! We worked with Oborne Contracting to correct structural & other miscellaneous issues made by a previous contractor during a whole home renovation, and their expertise was very apparent.

John Oborne's initial site visit showed his professionalism & attention to detail as he quoted for our business. He not only took the time to explain (in detail) the work we wanted completed, but also walked our house showing us areas of concern he thought we should address. But at no time did we ever feel pressured, we felt (and continue to feel) that John truly wanted the best outcomes for us.

Oborne also provided a detailed welcome package (and long list of references) so we could get to know the company & their policies before signing. And after completing many reference checks we felt very confident signing with John and team

As work began we were very impressed by the quality of the work & the team. The work quotes were precise, detailed, and they delivered in line to the initial scope of work (we actually contracted for additional work to be done while they were on site given the great experience we were having.)

Communication was top-notch; they laid out clear timelines and were always available for any questions. The crew was professional, incredibly polite and punctual, explaining their work thoroughly. Despite having work completed over a three week period we never felt out of place in our own home! The team made for a very relaxed experience.

Their dedication to a clean workspace was also impressive, minimizing dust & garbage and ensuring our home remained livable despite the structural work being done.

Overall, a fantastic experience; they prioritized our needs, delivering a professional yet caring service throughout. Highly recommended!

And a special shout-out to Jeff, Yassir, Jordan, and Vito. Thank you for everything.

Approximate cost of services:
$25,000.00
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Hello Nick,

Working for and with you and your wife was a genuine pleasure, ensuring you received the service and work quality you rightly deserved and should have experienced from the outset of your renovation project from the previous contractor. It's unfortunate, though not surprising, to field sales calls for repairs or takeovers of projects gone awry. It's disheartening to note that the frequency of requests for correcting work or taking over projects has surpassed what one might typically imagine. This surge is fueled by the unfortunate combination of poor workmanship, inexperienced constructors, lack of pride and the presence of fraudsters, all contributing to a troubling epidemic that seems to have intensified over the past several years.
Your definitly not alone in falling victim to this trend, and fortunately, your situation, while challenging, did not escalate to an unbearable scale. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to assisting you with any future renovation needs you may have.

Kind regards,
The Oborne Team

Chris Altuna in Toronto
Chris Altuna in Toronto
0 reviews Newmarket, ON
10/10

Basement transformation

We recently hired Oborne Contracting to complete our basement, and overall, we are pleased with the results. We believe they did a very good job considering the complexities involved.

The team at Oborne Contracting demonstrated professionalism throughout the entire process. They were responsive to our questions and concerns, and their communication was clear and timely. The project manager kept us informed about the progress and any unexpected issues that arose.

The quality of the workmanship was commendable and the attention to detail is evident in the finishing touches The team made every effort to ensure that the completed space met our specifications and preferences. The project was completed within a reasonable timeframe, and the entire team was respectful of our home during the construction process.

While no project is without its challenges, there were a few minor hiccups along the way, but the team addressed them promptly, demonstrating a commitment to customer satisfaction. It's this dedication to resolving issues that made us happy we hired them.

In terms of areas for improvement, there were a couple of instances where the timeline was slightly delayed. However, it's important to note that these delays were a result of unforeseen issues and our extra work requests not captured in the original scope of work and did not significantly impact the overall project.

In conclusion, we would recommend Oborne Contracting for any basement completion projects. Their commitment to quality work and customer satisfaction is commendable. If you're looking for a reliable contractor with a good balance of skill and professionalism, Oborne Contracting is a solid choice.

Approximate cost of services:
$150,000.00
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Hey Chris thanks for the kind words, really glad you’re happy but I don’t think you’re half as happy as my family is with the landscape work you completed our home this past summer, its outstanding!
Cheers to us for doing things right!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

Thank you Oborne Contracting !

The collaboration with Oborne Contracting has been an outstanding journey from the beginning to the end. Our initial connection with the company was facilitated by a strong recommendation from a dear friend. Upon our meeting with John, the company owner, we were thoroughly impressed by his extensive knowledge and experience in the construction field. John not only listened attentively to our ideas and needs but also contributed many of his own for transforming our space, this set him apart from others. His commitment to excellence was evident in his meticulous site documentation, reinforcing our confidence in the quality of his work.

Despite exploring two other highly recommended online contractors, none provided the level of attention and dedication that John did. Although John's estimate was slightly higher than others, we were confident that the value he offered, along with the extra care and quality we desired, justified the investment. John suggested a Cost-Plus Contract to optimize costs, a decision we agreed upon before promptly hiring Oborne Contracting.

We relied on Oborne Contracting to handle all the permit requirements and that went without a hitch. We also took advantage of the interior design and décor consultation services provided by Georgia Oborne Interiors, an essential component of the Oborne Contracting team. Georgia's charming demeanor and exceptional attention to detail went above and beyond our expectations. The synergy between John and Georgia played a pivotal role in streamlining the entire process, surpassing what we initially anticipated.

Our main floor and primary bedroom and bathroom now exude a stunning aesthetic, making us feel like we're living in a home décor magazine every day.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to John, Georgia, and the entire Oborne Contracting team for turning our vision into a reality and recommend them to everyone.

Approximate cost of services:
$300,000.00
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Company Response

We deeply appreciate your thoughtful and candid review. Working with you was truly enjoyable, and we're pleased to have earned and sustained your trust throughout the project. Having Georgia Oborne Interiors as your design consultant was instrumental in streamlining various aspects of the project. We sincerely hope that the renovations bring you enduring joy for many years to come.

Regards John

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews East York, ON
10/10

superior service and outcome

Great partner for our kitchen reno during a very busy time - helped us navigate design, demolition, build and finishing - navigated material delays/supply chain issues, labor scarcity and appliance selection.

Highly available, responsive and service oriented. Final product was outstanding.

Approximate cost of services:
$120,000.00
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Thank you so much J and C,

Absolutely loved working for you and absolutely loved the beautiful outcome, you have great taste! Hope you and your family enjoy the newly renovated space for many years to come.

Regards
John

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

Basement

John and his team are terrific. There were two modest jobs to do in our basement. They assessed the jobs with precision and completed them with excellence. Communication and scheduling between us, the team leads and the trades was clear and comfortable. I found them to be a very professional organization.

Approximate cost of services:
$450,000.00
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Thank you for taking the time to provide a review it means a lot to the entire Oborne Team. We enjoyed completing this work for you and look forward to helping you with future renovations.

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

Consistently good work and good referrals.

Oborne has been our first phone call for over a decade now, both for the big jobs that need a general contractor and for reliable referrals for trades on smaller jobs.

Most recently, we asked for a referral for an electrician to install an EV charger, and their recommendation - Rehoboth Electrical Services - was great. Rehoboth gave us a reasonable estimate, showed up on time, worked safely, answered some questions I had, finished the one-day job in one day and left the job site clean, pretty much everything you want from a contractor.

Working with Oborne and anyone they've referred us to are always kind, consistent, drama-free professionals, and it's quite reassuring to feel like that class of tradespeople are one email away.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,000.00
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Company Response

Hello M & D
Always a pleasure to help. We are happy to provide referrals to our clients as we trust our trades. Not every project requires trades to go through the General Contractor, and if we can help our clients save money we will. Thank you for being loyal clients throughout the years.

Regards
John

Peter in Toronto
Peter in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
9/10

Bathroom Reno

We were very pleased with the results of our project. We gutted the existing bathroom, including the removal of a linen cupboard and converted a bathtub into a walk-in shower. The Oborne team were very reliable, punctual, polite and did a good job keeping the workspace clean. They did a great job with the tiling, making an extra effort to ensure the patterns flowed well across the wall and in the shower. The job did take longer than estimated, but the results were worth the wait.

Approximate cost of services:
$50,000.00
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Hello Peter

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review about your recent experience with our services. We greatly value your feedback and appreciate your honesty.

We are sorry to hear that you felt the job took longer than you had anticipated. We understand that your time is precious, and we always aim to complete projects efficiently while adhering to the timelines set out in our contracts without ever compromizing the quality. While construction projects always feel like they drag on (and many do), we assure you that we were able to stay with-in the time frame laid out in the contract for your project and that was inclusive of all change directives required/requested.

However if you have any concerns or if you feel there was any misunderstanding about the project timeline, please don't hesitate to reach out to us directly. We want to ensure that all our clients are satisfied with our services and have a clear understanding of our processes.

All feedback is essential to our companies continued sucsess, and we use it to continually improve our communication and service delivery. We appreciate your business and hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the future.

Thank you for choosing Oborne Contracting, and please feel free to contact us with any further questions or comments.

Sincerely,

John Oborne

Johnny
Johnny
2 reviews Aurora, ON
10/10

Bathroom Reno

I had the pleasure of engaging with John, the owner of Oborne Contracting, for construction consultation service on a second-floor reconfiguration project that would include 2 bathrooms in my home that I was considering. I couldn't be more satisfied with the experience. First and foremost, John's knowledge of construction and renovation is outstanding he displayed a level of professionalism and expertise that helped me understand the costs involved, the process and the time requirements for the potential renovation. During the consultation, he took the time to thoroughly understand my vision and needs for the project. He listened attentively to my ideas and offered valuable suggestions and insights that I hadn't even considered. I wholeheartedly recommend Oborne Contracting for construction consultation service. They've earned my trust and appreciation

Approximate cost of services:
$10,000.00
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Very happy to have helped you.

Jacob in Scarborough
Jacob in Scarborough
0 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

2 floor renovation

 I recently had the pleasure of working with Oborne Contracting and its owner, John, for a complete two-floor house renovation, including three bathrooms and a kitchen. Let me start by saying that I met with five other general contractors before making the final decision, and Oborne Contracting truly stood out from the rest.
 
Though they were not the cheapest option, it was evident from the beginning that their pricing was fair and competitive. From the very first meeting, John took the time to listen to all my ideas, understand my vision, while providing his own ideas and offer valuable insights. His knowledge and experience were very apparent, making me feel confident that my project was in capable hands.
 
The estimate provided by Oborne Contracting was exceptionally detailed, clear, and even highlighted potential unexpected costs, leaving no room for ambiguity. This transparency was highly appreciated, as it allowed me to plan and budget accordingly. It should be noted that John also provided me his company information package that I felt was extremely helpful in the hiring process.
 
Throughout the renovation process, the Oborne team led by Vito displayed an unmatched level of professionalism. The staffs punctuality was never an issue, as they consistently arrived in a timely fashion, ready to tackle the day's tasks. Everyone was very had a friendly and courteous demeanor making the entire experience pleasant and stress-free. It was evident that they cared deeply about the quality of their work, and it showed in the end results.
 
The transformation of my home was nothing short of remarkable, exceeding my expectations in every way. John's team left no stone unturned, ensuring that every aspect of the project was completed to the highest standard.
 
In conclusion, working with Oborne Contracting and John was an absolute delight. If you're looking for a good general contractor who combines competitive pricing, extensive knowledge, and a commitment to excellence, look no further. They have proven to me to be a reliable and trustworthy company, and I wholeheartedly recommend them for any renovation project. Thank you, John, and the entire team at Oborne Contracting, for making my house feel like a dream home!

Approximate cost of services:
$300,000.00
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Company Response

Thank you Jacob, this is a very kind review. This job was not without its unanticipated challenges and your understanding of the process and decisiveness helped move the project forward seamlessly. Many time homes have hidden secrets that are only exposed once the walls/floors/ceilings are peeled back. You were well prepared with a healthy contingency fund to cover the unexpected scope creep costs allowing the job to flow freely to completion even with the extra work requirements. The Oboren Team appreciates you

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

Bathroom

I had the pleasure of working with Oborne Contracting for a bathroom renovation. John and his team were highly professional, responsive, and skilled. I am thrilled with the outcome and would not hesitate to hire them again for future projects.

Approximate cost of services:
$3,000,000.00
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Thanks for the kind words, it was our pleaseure to work with you.

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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, Kitchen Planning & Renovation, and Bathroom Renovation
PRODUCTS
All
SERVICES
Everything Residential Construction/Design Design and build, Home Additions, Home Renovation, Restoration, Kitchens , Bathrooms, Basement underpinning and Finishing, Decks, Fences, Waterproofing, Custom Cabinetry, Exterior Finishings, plus much much more!
BRANDS
All
STYLES
All
SPECIALITIES
Project Managment/ Additions/ Home Renovations/ Kitchens/ Bathrooms/ Basements underpinning and finishing General
WEBSITE
https://obornecontracting.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1995
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque, E-transfer, Wire-transfer
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
PROJECT RATE
Firm Price or Time and Material Contract Options
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Construction Performance Guidelines as set out by the Tarion Warranty Program
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