Ls Kitchen Specialist

Formerly Ikea kitchen specialist
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
373 Marlee Avenue P O BOX 40034 Toronto ON M6B 1V0
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Lisa F. from Toronto
Lisa F. from Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Lee is the BEST! Don't bother with the rest!

I just popped in here to find Lee's phone number, and realized I didn't write a review after the first job he did for me! Lee and his guys did a complete kitchen gut/reno for me about 8 years ago, and I still smile every time I look at it. I have referred him to several people, and they are all extremely happy too. He is brilliant when it comes to kitchen design and planning, and his work is stellar. He is an amazing problem-solver, and is most concerned that the client sees their vision come to fruition -- because he takes such pride in his work. I called him an 'artiste'! He also took the confusion and overwhelm out of it for me. He said there is no problem that doesn't have a solution -- and he very creatively solved a couple of them for me. He put me totally at ease, and took all the stress out of the situation. The job was also done within budget and time-frame. Don't think twice ... just call Lee!

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

Laundry Room Cabinets

Lee was kind, professional and prompt. He did a wonderful job installing our laundry room cabinets and made sure all the details were carefully looked after! Would certainly recommend and would hire again.

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Wern
Wern
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen & Laundry Room Cabinets

This is the third time in 6 years that we have hired Lee to do a full kitchen installation as I do not trust anyone else with my kitchen. Lee is very meticulous with the details and his work is very precise which makes the kitchen look custom made. He does not rush with the installation and spends the time to make sure everything is done right. He is also willing to spend the time to problem solve tricky installations. Case in point, he managed to install my custom kitchen range hood in a very tight space which other contractors I asked had refused to due to the complexity of the installation. Lee is a very easy person to talk to and work with and I would not hesitate to hire him again for our next project.

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

Frustrated and Disappointed

I went to Homestars website to see if I can find a reputable contractor for my Kitchen reno and LS Kitchens responded quickly. At first the communication was amicable and it seems they were trustworthy and dedicated. But after I paid the deposit, things went quickly sour. They did not want to answer questions or consult me on any decisions in the design of the cabinets. I was told that clients normally leave everything with them and they move out of their home. After a series of frustrating conversations, I decided to end the relationship. The last straw was when the cabinet company contacted me to say they were ready to move forward with the construction but I was never consulted with the final design.

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Company Response

Dear,

Thank you for taking the time to write your version of the facts. We at LS SOLUTIONS take pride in the work that we do because we abide by our core values. One of them being client satisfaction. From the instant that we start our consultation we are committed to listening to our client, understanding their perspective and going above and beyond to make their dream kitchen a reality. We move forward with an installation/renovation ONLY when the client has agreed to every phase of the project. The truth is in all the happy customers who have kindly and graciously taken the time to give us positive feedback. One thing that is really important to acknowledge is that there are boundaries that need to be respected by the client. Those boundaries can not be crossed. We don't operate 24 hrs a day 7 days a week and have many, many, many, clients to tend to that we can't offer personal support.

David in Toronto
David in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Clean, efficient, professional

Lee completed our kitchen installation flawlessly. He was communicated well, did the work efficiently, professionally, on-time and the final result was perfect.

Lee was head and shoulders better than other contractors who we've hired for similar jobs. I would love to have him do work for us in the future.

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Company Response

David,

It was a pleasure working on your project. Your positive attitude and understanding of the process made the whole project run smoothly. We'd be more than happy to help you with your next project. Thank you for kind words.

Jolanta S.
Jolanta S.
1 review London, ON
10/10

Excellent Work

We found Lee after meeting with many other contractors and he was clearly outstanding, being exceptionally clear, fair and knowledgeable about the work we asked him to do: two bathrooms.

What’s more, upon completion, we’re happy to report that the execution proceeded similarly well, and that we’re know very happy with your two beautiful new bathrooms. We highly recommend Lee and will be hiring him again for future work.

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Company Response

Jolanta, taking on your project was a great experience. The fact that you decided to move out during the construction helped us to work steadily without distractions. We were able to meet important deadlines. Thank you for your trust. We look forward to tackling your next project.

Ed S.
Ed S.
0 reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

Kitchen Reno

Installed kitchen cabinets, tiles, hood. Quick, professional and trust worthy. Would recommend. Does good work.

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Company Response

Ed, thank you for taking the time to give our services a review. You have a kitchen to enjoy for a very long time.

2bmking1 in Toronto
2bmking1 in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

basement kitchen and laundry room

This is the second time I've used Lee as the first experience was so good
Lee is very detailed and informative and has a good eye for design
This won't be the last time I use his services and will highly recommend him to friends

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Company Response

Hello there, It's always a pleasure working with you. I look forward to the next project. Thank you.

Jacob W.
Jacob W.
1 review , ON
10/10

Outstanding Quality & Service

Underscoring high praise for Lee and his team. They helped us plan and executed an outstanding kitchen renovation. Quite impressive what they did and how well they did it. Stayed on budget and also followed-up with some minor fixes post completion. Highly recommended.

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Company Response

Thank you so much Jacob for this review! It was a pleasure working with you and I'm glad I left you impressed!

Thank You for the great review.
LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

C NC
C NC
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

complete kitchen renovation - outstanding results!!

Working with Lee was the best decision we could have made for our kitchen renovation. Our project was a big one – complete gut and redesign in a 100 year old house. Lee was fantastic to work with and exceeded our expectations on all fronts, from the initial design phase, demolition, renovation and right through to the final details. He is extremely knowledgeable and experienced and was able to anticipate potential challenges, accurately budget the project, execute perfectly according to schedule and keep us informed throughout the whole project. His attention to detail is impeccable – the final product looks like a completely custom kitchen, no one can believe it is Ikea. Lee took down a partition wall to open up the back of the kitchen, removed a drop ceiling, made custom pull outs underneath the cabinets for baking sheets, customized the cabinets around our fridge and microwave so they look built in, installed under cabinet lighting, built a full pantry, and worked with all the imperfections of an old house to make sure everything is perfectly level. We are thrilled with the final results, and a few months later the excitement still hasn’t worn off. His partner Danny, and the subcontractors he brought in were all excellent. In addition to the kitchen, we also hired Lee to do custom drawers underneath our stairs for extra storage, which turned out beautifully. A big factor in making the experience so positive for us was Lee’s personality. Renovations can be extremely stressful and Lee’s patience, kindness, honesty and optimism were invaluable to us.

We would highly recommend Lee and look forward to working with him again in the future.

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Company Response

Hi C NC, I will like to thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review, it was a pleasure to help improving your house and taking all the tasks requested and delivering the best results that LS SOLUTIONS can provide you.

LS SOLUTIONS takes all their customers with respect and listens to all their requests, with different options and solutions the end result is just speechless.

Thank You for the great review.
LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

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More about Ls Kitchen Specialist

LS Kitchen Specialist was established as a response to the needs of the market. Its founder, Lee Sanchez a former IKEA kitchen planner (2001-2005), felt the market needed a company that would offer a service that would be friendly, efficient and detailed.

If you are 100% confident that you want to use an IKEA kitchen. I will like to offer you our IKEA kitchen consultation service. The IKEA kitchen consultation is the basis of your project, It provides IKEA 3D design/ solutions/ itemize estimate/ and guidance of all the steps your project needs.

The concept of the consultation service is to go through your ideas and provide you an IKEA 3D design that will work for your project. In my tool box I have a portfolio of pictures that will help you visualize the final product.
After 6 business days from the consultation day I will provide an IKEA 3D design and an itemize estimate for the kitchen installation / renovation.

The consultation service fee is $250.00 + tax.(outside Toronto is a different fee) If you hire us will deduct $100.00 from the consultation service + $100.00 discount.* If you are interest to book a consultation service please send your address to set a day.

I just want to be clear I do not have a free estimate service. I like to explain to all my clients that consultation service is an investment for you. There is no a set price for your project it all depends of the amount of custom work or services your project needs. The consultation is necessary to provide you an accurate an itemize estimate and you need an IKEA 3D design to order all the IKEA materials

WHAT THE CONSULTATION SERVICE WILL PROVIDE YOU?

-After 6 business days from the consultation day I will provide an accurate estimate by email.
-If you hire us will deduct the consultation service fee, form the kitchen project estimate fee.
-Go through all the services needed for your kitchen project.
-Cover all the questions that you have regarding the kitchen project.
-After 6 business days you will get your 3D IKEA design.

IF YOU HIRE US WHAT DO WE PROVIDE YOU?

-Guide you trough start to finish**
-Make sure you order the correct amount of building materials** and the correct IKEA kitchen materials
-Suggest to purchase materials from my personal recommend manufactures like; counter tops/ sink/ faucet/ tiles/ under cabinet light/ etc. (Usually working whit my recommend manufactures make the project smother, no hick ups, no last minute changes and save some $$$)
-Specific details of your responsibilities and my responsibilities
-Work schedule and a payment schedule.
-I work like a Swiss watch I am very meticulous to make sure all the jobs get done on time and whit accuracy.
-I do must of the jobs, however I use a license plumber and license electrician, to make sure this jobs are done to code and meet all the safety regulations.
-I offer at front service I do not hide surprises or services I am at front from the beginning to the end.***

There is a few services that I do not provide removing load bearing walls/ gas connections/ hardwood floor (however I can recommend some contractors for those services)
If you will like to hire us to do your renovation project you must be flexible whit the starting day my availability changes by the minute.

*The extra $100.00 discount apply only if project is more then $2500.00
**Only for the services that we will provide you
***We will provide you an accurate estimate based on what we can see, if there is extra work once we take walls down or something is in the way we will let you know and I will provide you a price for any extra work
Contact us lee@lskitchenspecialist.com

CATEGORIES
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
PRODUCTS
We are welcome to recommend manufactures like; counter tops/ sink/ faucet/ tiles/ under cabinet light/ etc. (Usually working whit my recommend manufactures make the project smother, no hick ups, no last minute changes and save some $$$)
SERVICES
Our company offers installation of Ikea kitchens as well as, full kitchen renovation: tear outs, flooring, drywall, plumbing and electrical work. Aside from Ikea kitchen installation, we offer installation of Ikea Pax units if requested by customer. Also we offer a consultation service include in home measurements/ IKEA 3D design/ estimate.
SPECIALITIES
*IKEA kitchen consultation service *Assemble and install IKEA kitchens *Kitchen project management *Stress free service *100% satisfaction guaranty
WEBSITE
http://www.lskitchenspecialist.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2005
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, INTERAC e-transfer
LICENSES
Electrical/Plumbing/Gas
MEMBERSHIPS
HomeStars
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
No minimum
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
All work is guaranteed for 1 year.
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