Home Improvement People Inc.

General Contractors
1120 Castlefield Avenue Toronto ON M6B 1E9
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olga toronto
olga toronto
1 review Toronto, ON

Basement and Electrical

We had the Home Improvement People come in to finish our basement.

The job was done within the timelines Dan initially estimated. The crews arrived when they were supposed to and stayed until the job was done. Nick and his crew were AMAZING as they really paid attention to detail and quality of workmanship. The tilers did a fantastic job, especially considering the uneven surface they had to work with. The crews cleaned up after themselves each day. Everyone was friendly and respectful of our house. Larry was right on top of things and extremely responsive. This combination made our experience an excellent one! We have had many contractors come through our house as we have been renovating floor by floor. The Home Improvement were the best by far. We wish we’d used them from the beginning! And, their rates are very competitive! We love our finished basement and are very grateful to The Home Improvement People!!!! We would tell anyone looking to do any type of reno that with The Home Improvement People you will definitely get a quality end result and will actually enjoy the experience! How many renovators can deliver that!!!!!!
Olga & Chris

Forgot to mention the electricians...see, too many good things to say!

The electricians that wired the entire basement were excellent. They came up with great lighting solutions for us and really helped us highlight the right things while also ensuring the light controls were convenient & functional!
Ok, that’s it from us!
Bye...O & C

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Thank you Olga! We love this review.

Ben & Dan

Muriel Wilde - Markham
Muriel Wilde - Markham
1 review Markham, ON

Basement Reno

Dear Danny & Mike
I want to express my appreciation to you and your staff for the renovations done at my home throughout June 2009. The workmen arrived punctually each day and conducted themselves in respect and professional manner at all times. The quality of the materials and the skill of the workmanship were exemplary and I am quite delighted with the results. I have proudly shown my new basement to family and friends, all of whom have been impressed. Their comments are filled with praises which echo my sentiments exactly.

Please convey my gratitude to everyone involved for making experience positive and thank you once again for exceeding my expectations.
Muriel Wilde

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Thank you so much Muriel. You were amazing to work for.

Ben & San

Angela Woodruff - North York
Angela Woodruff - North York
2 reviews Toronto, ON


I heard of The Home Improvement People through the ads by Dan Berkovits on CFRB.
When we made the decision to renovate the basement, they were the first contractors we called. To my surprise, Dan was actually the one who came to meet with us and then came back again to write up the contract. The contract was perfect - it detailed all the work to be done and included the payment schedule. When the work began, I soon realized that specialized crew were handling each step of the renovation. We had framers, drywallers, tilers, painters, electrical, plumbing … all were very professional, knowledgeable and paid attention to detail. The laminate floor is fabulous! Special thanks to the plumber John for helping us decide about the shower. After speaking with him, we decided to ask for a custom built shower and Elia and his crew did an amazing job building it on short notice. We were so satisfied with all the work, that when the renovations were almost complete, we decided to have them install a new suspended ceiling. Elia was again very supportive and had his crew in there to get the job done.

Elia did an amazing job coordinating the transformation of our basement into a beautiful living space. Although we added a few items to the original contract, The Home Improvement People did everything they said they would... and more ... on schedule!

A couple more items – the receptionist (Haydee) is great to deal with and special thanks to Elia for always taking my calls!

Thank you!
Angela & Vince Woodruff

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Thank you Angela for this amazing review!

JoBlo, Etobicoke
JoBlo, Etobicoke
15 reviews Toronto, ON

Bathroom renovation

Heavy radio advertiser promising a team of craftsmen & adherence to quoted price. Even though quote was high we thought we would be getting better quality workmanship. We were completely conned by the hired gun radio announcer that did the commercial. The "Team" consisted of one single very good handyman, but not a craftsmen by a long shot, and when demolition took longer they increased the price by $1,000 as if it were our fault! Handyman couldn't install bathtub or cabinets so we had to hire other contractors to perform these tasks at additional cost. Handyman did not install ceiling fan to code, just connected it to roof vent. We got a decent overall job but very poor value for money. I don't know who I would recommend but I sure know who I wouldn't!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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We are sorry we disappointed you Joblo. Although we don't know who you are - please reach out to is directly and we will do everything in our power to make you happy.

Ben @ Dan

Barbara in Etobicoke
Barbara in Etobicoke
1 review Etobicoke, ON

First Review


kitchen renovation

My 1960's kitchen was completely replaced by The Home Improvement People. Their excellent project manager provided everything and everybody on time. The "crew" included demoliton, gas fitters, plumbers, electrians, hardwood installers, custom cabinet maker, and painters. The company only seems to employ the most congenial of trades people. My kitchen renovation was a complete success.

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Thank you so muc!

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More about Home Improvement People Inc.

The Home Improvement People have completed literally thousands of renovations since our inception. We are a unique award winning contracting company, consulted by various media as industry experts.
Please view our website at homeimprovementpeople.com to view images of some of our projects.
For our clients' convenience, we've implemented progress billing as well as financing.
Regardless of scope, we approach every single home renovation with a foundation of strong design aesthetics, comprehensive product options, sound project management, and a commitment to craftsmanship.

Our projects range from remodelled bathrooms and kitchens, to rear additions, hardwood flooring, basements, second story additions and other extensive renovations. We undertake work in all budget ranges.

Choosing a reputable contractor is the most important decision you will make regarding your renovation. From plans and permits, to last little finishing details, The Home Improvement People is committed to completing your renovations and home improvements in a professional manner and to your complete satisfaction.
We take pride in our personalized service and our high quality workmanship.
Call us for quality, insured work - completed on time, and on budget.

General Contractors, Design/Build, Basement Renovation, Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design, Kitchen Planning & Renovation, Condominium Renovations, Bathroom Renovation, Builders, Cabinetry & Millwork, Home Additions, and Design/Project Management
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