Carpentry At Its Best

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Toronto ON M4C 2Z1
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Mark
Mark
8 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Steps in Condo

I contacted Niall to install a step in my condo and he did a fantastic job. Used real wood and made the step seamless with my floors. After about a year, the steps separated a bit due to the humidity in my condo. Niall came back and fixed the separation without hesitation. I would contact Niall for any carpentry work needed.

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{jeff} from Toronto
{jeff} from Toronto
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

One of the Good Ones

After being burned by bad contractors in the past, we probably had close to 20 different companies come to quote on our project - so let me save you all that trouble and time right now - we ultimately picked Niall for a reason (price, timeline, his genuine attitude and straight-shooting personality) and we were not disappointed!

We opened up our front enclosed porch and insulated it, added a new front and a new rear door, re-floored the entire house, completely gutted and renovated the kitchen, added a new staircase, painted, smoothed out the upstairs ceiling, and added built-in cabinetry, closets, and an entertainment unit.

It really pays to have your general contractor be a skilled carpenter himself - which showed throughout the many little (and big!) details in the finished product. Niall custom-matched our old baseboard moulding by making it all himself! He also added things we never discussed in our original scope of work, small quality of life improvements throughout the house, which he simply added and never charged extra for: new door stoppers, new electrical outlets in our basement that saved us from having to continue using extension cords, and new motion-sensing LED lighting in all the closets, for example.

Niall was responsive and communicative throughout the project, was transparent about our budget, and finished the project on time based on his original estimate.

Niall, Billy, and all his sub-trades (floorers, painters, electricians, and his preferred kitchen contractor) did excellent work, were responsive and open to correcting minor issues to my high and exacting standards, and more importantly, Niall built-in plenty of time ahead of the project to make sure all the necessary suppliers could deliver on time even during COVID, lockdowns, and manufacturer/wood shortages.

I've already recommended Carpentry At Its Best to friends and would hire Niall again for any future work in our house.

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

Terrific Carpentry

I was looking for a carpenter to rebuild a set of stairs. I was having trouble getting a callbacks, as the job was fairly small.

Niall called me back right away and provided a quote over the phone.

The stairs were rebuilt beautifully. He stands by his work.

I will hire him for any future carpentry.

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Nadine - Maple
Nadine - Maple
1 review Vaughan, ON
10/10

Basement Project

I originally put in a request to build a door frame with double doors to block off a hall in the basement that was open. Niall and his team responded to my request immediately and kept us informed as to when the project could get started. Their workmanship was impeccable! We're very pleased with the outcome of our project... I have already discussed my next project with Niall! Thank you for a spectacular job well done!!

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CaitlinC in North York
CaitlinC in North York
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Deck construction and general contracting

Over the last couple of years Niall has spearheaded a number of projects for us, the most recent being an upper level deck. He was very patient with us as we navigated a complicated timeline of municipal permit processes and made several design revisions. The end result is beautiful and we're very happy with our new deck!

Niall is always very responsive, communicative, and transparent with his recommendations, costing and overall advice. He's honest and reliable, and we trust him to always have our best case scenario in mind as we're weighing options. I always feel like I can ask him anything, no matter how simple the question is.

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10/10

Added a bathroom to the main floor of our house

We hired Niall through a referral to add a bathroom to our main floor extension in our old house. Niall and his team were extremely great to work with and very friendly and considerate of the mess etc. Niall was open to my feedback on some changes to the glass shower to add more detail and had it finished the next day. The work and craftmanship of his team is high quality and you can see it in the result. Niall is responsive and follows up to ensure his clients are happy. Niall and his team are coming to renovate our full basement in January as our next project. Would recommend Niall and his team to anyone looking for a quality and trusted contractor and team.

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

Basement Rebuild

Complete rebuild of previously finished basement that required a total rebuild due to sewer backup problem in January 2020. Work was started in March/20 but decision was to stop construction after 2 weeks due to Convid concerns. Work resumed in July/20 and was completed in 4 weeks. Niall, Bill and Steve did an outstanding job ... they added a new bathroom and laundry room along with a bedroom, tv room and storage room. An electric fireplace was also installed. Quality of the work was very good and we are very happy with the results.

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Riyaz
Riyaz
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Carport and Veranda Wood Posts Replacement

We recently hired Niall and team to repair a number of wood posts in our carport and veranda that were starting to show signs of rot. Niall was highly responsive, immediately returning my calls and keeping me informed on the status of material delivery and work timelines. He took the time to explain things and answer my questions. This was a relatively small job compared to other projects his company does, but he still treated me like any other client and provided high quality customer service.

The design of the original posts were quite intricate, but Niall spent the time researching and calling around to find a vendor that could replicate the design so the new posts closely matched the original posts. Niall visited multiple times to make sure he had all the necessary and correct measurements before ordering the posts. He takes pride in his work.

When it came time to install the wood posts, Niall and team were highly professional. They arrived on time and cleaned up at the end of each day. The team even went above and beyond by replacing a few rotting pieces of wood on the veranda railings using leftover wood pieces at no charge.

I would recommend Niall and team to others and would hire them again for any future carpentry work.

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Ewan Goligher from Toronto
Ewan Goligher from Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

Carpentry at its Best renovated our kitchen and main floor area. The project involved removal of walls and complete reconstruction of the kitchen. Niall and his team were consummate craftsmen, incredibly pleasant and responsive, and often provided invaluable design advice. Niall is extremely conscientious and is passionate about achieving a very high quality result. You will not be disappointed. We have recommended Niall and team to all our neighbours and friends and we will be going back to them in future when additional projects are planned.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Gary in Toronto
Gary in Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Deck replacement

Our cedar deck was rotting and needed to be completely rebuilt.

We obtained three quotes via HomeStars and went with Carpentry At Its Best because of the outstanding quality of their work.

The team did a great job of building the new deck over a couple of days and taking away the old one, leaving no debris at all.

We should have had Niall's crew do the work years ago. Excellent!

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More about Carpentry At Its Best

Carpentry At It's Best offers the best quality of work at the most affordable rates. No job is too big or small. We provide free estimates.

We specialize in custom homes, renovations, framing,decks and fine trim work i.e. doors, baseboards, stairs and crown moulding.

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Carpenters, General Contractors, Framing, and Moldings / Mouldings
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