Dan's Home Improvements

Handyman Services
Toronto ON M9M 1G8
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K.J. in Toronto
K.J. in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Several repairs and improvements

I highly recommend Dan's Home improvements. It was the 2nd time we hired Dan for some work a couple of weeks ago. If you talk to him about issues related to your house, you will see he knows what he is doing. What we really like about him is that he is very honest. There is nothing much that he can’t do, but he will tell you if he can’t. Even though he can make more money if he replaces something, he tells you that he can simply fix it. We saved quite a bit of money thanks to him (Another company quoted to replace). He also is accommodating of our needs and suggestions.
Another thing is that he is way better than any other pest control company. A lot of people hire pest control companies for mouse issues. What those companies really do is tell you where the entry might be, put a lot of poison, and leave. It’s a band-aid fix and never permanently solves the problem. On the other hand, Dan knows where the entry is from outside and he fixes it.
Dan also patiently answered all my silly questions and concerns.
We are so happy that we know Dan. Just call him and you will know what I mean!

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Thankyou for the review.

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

Amazing work

Dan was very responsive and quick with getting back to me right from the start. He can to do a measure and to chat about what I was looking for and he had some of his own ideas after seeing the deck.
It took a few days and I am so happy with the results. It turned out better then I envisioned.

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Glad you trusted me, the design turned out good with the curved cement face. It did need two steps, not one.

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

Small drywall hole repair

Dan was very quick to respond to my request and efficiently repaired a hole from a leak in my ceiling (repaired with drywall and painted it to match the rest of the ceiling). It looks great! Thank you for all your help Dan!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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And you were just getting used to the new ceiling look, but that had to pass. We're all glad it's repaired.

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

Basement drywall and painting

Dan did a wonderful job drywalling, taping, sanding and painting our basement. He was punctual, worked full days, and got the job done quickly. He also left the basement very clean when the job was done. I would definitely hire Dan again.

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It was a pleasure finishing the drywall work for you. I was able to get in and out as needed and the easy access allowed me to not track in your living area. Thanks for all the water, hydrating me during the heat.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Deck repair

Professional, timely, with attention to detail. Great work, will be hiring Dan again. Fair value for quality work. Job was completed without issue or oversight. would recommend to friends and family.

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Thankful for the completed deck for your mother. Its unfortunate that the huge deck glass and PVC lattice was so badly supported and wavy. Trust the added gate gives quick access.

Kevin in Toronto
Kevin in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
8/10

Fence Post Repairs

Dan and Thomas replaced 2 posts of the fence that had rotted through and broken. They dug out the existing ones and replaced the concrete and posts without sacrificing any of the existing boards. They also tightened up all the joints along the fence that had been loosened in the wind due to the broken posts movement.

It was good to meet both of them and I was happy with the results.

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Glad to be of help and meet you Kevin

filtolentino
filtolentino
1 review Vaughan, ON
8/10

Painting, laminate flooring and stairs

We contracted Dan for our renovations for our house in December and January. His work is professional and prompt, he priced fairly and was very accommodating. Would definitely recommend again for future projects.

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A great project for new years, and glad Jon came to complete those threads we ordered. You got a bargain with oil painted stipple ceilings.

R.Mi from Etobicoke
R.Mi from Etobicoke
10 reviews Toronto, ON
2/10

Particle Drywall reno

Dan was asked to remove an old l-shaped bulkhead and half of 2 kitchen walls, to be redone for a new kitchen install. He worked the entire day by himself. The first issue came up a few hours in, after spending the first hr on a personal call. He accidentally severed an electrical wire that he was able to see in plain view. He stated he would have had to cut a wire anyways because of 2x4s frames that were getting in the way, frames that were going to be removed, it didn't occur to him that he could just cut wood instead of a wire??!!

Around 5 pm he informed us that he was done. We gave him lots of time and space as not to get in his way, so when we went in to see his final work we were shocked. Even though the walls would be covered with cabinets, everything was rough and uneven. The drywall tape was sparse, and most joints had no tape or mud on them at all. I had to ask him to tape up all the joints and make it actually look 'finished'. He was tired and really didn't want to, but he spent another 1-2 hr taping and mudding. It was late and we were all tired and pretty unhappy with the 2nd effort. The mud was not flattened out, I guess he didn't have a trowel with him or something?? that's the only thing I could think of why someone would leave it looking so bad. It was very amateur looking and not at all like something an experienced professional would do. The tape and mud were once again sparse, like he wanted to save on his material. When we paid him he said he should have charged $900 because of the extra work with the wiring!!!!! We paid him $850 and he left.

Soon after, I texted him back asking him to return to address a corner wall that was chewed up and just plain wrong. A backsplash is going to be a part of the corner and there is no way anything will adhere flat to the surface the way he left it. He came 4 days later, after cancelling once. His first response to the corner was "just ask the tile people to fix it". I explained I was hoping to do the backsplash myself and would appreciate the wall being flat or sanded out, not to mention that he was paid for the work. Unfortunately because of some other reno happening in the kitchen at that very moment, Dan could not get access to the area, nor was he willing to wait. As he walked out of the kitchen he mumbles something about "wow that kitchen looks like 15K, and.... 1K for me" or something I couldn't understand him. I think he was complaining about nickel and diming him. He left us with a corner bead to fix the corner, nails and mud for us to fix ourselves.

We still have more work to do in the kitchen that I thought we would hire Dan for, but not after this experience. He totally did not care about doing anything right.

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Thankyou for choosing our services. While I try my best, some work is not foreseen and behind walls, or here, laid wires aren't expected in the bulkhead or drywall considerations met. It was brought up frequently beforehand in calls and prices were actually reduced, and you satisfied the extra drywall costs. Even a bat of insulation was spared. If someone works in my schedule and space it should be noted prior to coming too that my small work demands are not frustrated. Your backsplash will turn out well, as your cabinates show well hiding all the needed preparation.

Toronto
Toronto
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Wooden Fence Repair

From the time I entered my request in HomeStars until the work was completed was a week. Three companies replied to my request but Dan was the only one who answered all my questions and gave a firm date / time and showed up to review the required work! Good quality work. My only suggestion is to confirm the cost estimate. I would use Dan's Home Improvements again.

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Thanks, a genuine review. Re-drilling out the old post for a new one is a tough one to estimate but will do better to confirm.

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

new handrail, remove/repair rotting wood, painting, etc.

Dan did a bunch of minor jobs at my house. He came within 1 week of me contacting him. He's very hard working and efficient. An honest, good guy who did a great job!

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Thanks for the work and having us work so freely in and around the home.

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More about Dan's Home Improvements

Dan's Home Improvements focuses on small jobs, they have been working in the painting and handyman industry for over 40 years. Dan Postman offers interior and exterior painting, pressure washing, tiling, flooring, carpet cleaning, decks, fences, and complete home renovations. Contact me today to discuss your project!

CATEGORIES
Handyman Services and Drywall Contractors
SERVICES
We offer interior and exterior painting, pressure washing, tiling, flooring, carpet cleaning, decks, fences, your complete home renovations, and more!
WEBSITE
http://danpostman.homestars.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1970
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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