Gala Renovations

Formerly Gala Kitchens And Bath
Kitchen Planning & Renovation
ON
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Johanne in Toronto
Johanne in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom renovation

We had two full bathrooms fully renovated in our condo and some other smaller work done (flooring, cabinets and painting in the laundry room as well as painting in other areas). Scott and his team were professional, considerate and respectful. They asked all the right questions, offered design options and provided honest responses. Scott is great to deal with, extremely knowledgeable, very calm, understanding and accommodating. Great attention to detail. Will definitely hire Scott again should we need more renovations and would refer him to others.

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Thank you very much for writing this review for you bathroom renovations. I hope you enjoy your new shower and bathroom for many years. It was enjoyable to work with you.

Sam in Toronto
Sam in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Two bathroom renovations, new plumbing and structural work

After uncovering problems in a new home from a poorly completed renovation, we hired Gala Renovations to help us correct the issues and rebuild several spaces. This included two new bathrooms, reconstructing most of the plumbing systems from the basement to the second floor and correcting a structural issue. Scott and his team were a pleasure to work with from beginning to end. Their craftsmanship was exceptional which was especially important to us given the circumstances. We uncovered several new issues while working together and Scott leaned into each one with urgency and care. There was never a job too big, small or strange. He was on site everyday to oversee the work and was very hands on which we appreciated. I can't say enough great things; he's a strong communicator, provides valuable design input, is flexible in his approach and transparent in his pricing, and overall a great person and pleasure to be around everyday. I would trust Gala Renovations with any future work. 

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Thank you so much for taking the time write a detailed review. It was a pleasure working with you as we navigated the issues that arose during the renovation. I would be more than happy to work with you again. Thank you.

L.G.
L.G.
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen and first-floor renovation

Scott and his team did a full renovation of our main floor, including kitchen, new floors, new layout, new window, all lighting, built-in closets and shelving.... everything! His site manager, Shaun, was on site every day for a period of over 6 months. The work he did was spectacular in terms of communication, craftsmanship and attention to detail. Plus, he was always considerate of our family's needs, and great to be around. There were some surprises along the way that delayed our project, but Scott and Shaun handled them with urgency and professionalism — and always tried to find a solution that met our priorities. Overall, we are extremely satisfied with the renovation and love our new space. We would highly recommend Gala Kitchens

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Thank you so much for your detailed review! Shaun and I both enjoyed working with you. I appreciate you patience with the delays and hope that you enjoy your new space.

Helen
Helen
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

complete bathroom reno - DVP

Scott was always extremely professional and very knowledgeable from our very first meeting. The project was on a budget and he gave many cost effective ideas and options for tile, fixtures, vanities etc. All work was done in a timely manner and his crews were always courteous and hard working. As the project started right before Christmas, it wasn't guaranteed to be finished in time, however, Jim came in the entire weekend before to complete the bathroom!! Any changes to the original quote were discussed (pros

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Helen, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. It was a pleasure working with you and I'm delighted that you are happy with the new bathroom.

C Smyth in Toronto
C Smyth in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom - solid work and value

We highly recommend Gala Kitchens & Bath, and would use them again on future projects.

We had multiple quotes on a bathroom renovation, Scott and Mike were professional and provided timely, detailed, and realistic cost estimates.

The work included removing the old fixtures, extending the bathroom, new plumbing fixtures, tiled floor and a tiled shower, as well as electrical.

In the process of estimating the job, they made suggestions based on their experience (turn old exhaust vent into a window, lower the shower floor) which had minor costs but definitely improved the final result.

During the project, any questions or wrinkles that came up were addressed quickly, and to our satisfaction.

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Thank you taking the time to post your thorough review of our work to renovate your bathroom. We both enjoyed working with you.

sam.thomas
sam.thomas
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom

Gala’s work was top quality and very professional. Scott was great to work with as he was very responsive and had great design insight.

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Thanks for taking the time to create a review for us. I hope you enjoy your updated bathroom.

Brad from Etobicoke
Brad from Etobicoke
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom reno

I just want to follow up on a review I posted last year for Gala's work on our bathroom. I called Scott this week to ask him about some black mold that had started to grow around the base of our shower - just to get his advice and see if he could take a look. Not only did he come out and take a look the next day, but cleaned the mold out and re-sealed the tiling. He didn't have to do that - apparently it was just surface mold caused more by summer humidity and the fact that we weren't using the bathroom fan when we should have been doing so. And he didn't charge for this extra work. Scott is the best.

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Thank you very much for your review. It was a surprise to see this, as I was simply trying to help out. It is thoughtful of you and I appreciate it.

Nadia and Daniel
Nadia and Daniel
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

We Love Our Kitchen!

WE LOVE OUR NEW KITCHEN!!!! After much searching and with our own designs ready to go, we brought the full gutting and renovation of our galley kitchen to Scott and Gala Kitchens. We were impressed with his thoughtful, calm approach and his creative solution to our design and "old house" problems. Scott took the time to meet us at the cabinet maker. He willingly adjusted schedules when our back splash order was delayed. When issues arose, as issues always arise in a reno, he was easy to approach and promptly addressed our concerns. In addition to the kitchen reno, we had a heated floor installed in our mudroom creating a whole new living space and Sean, one of Scott's gifted craftsmen, built us a removable oak railing - a feat many said could not be done! The project came in within budget. We would highly recommend Scott and Gala Kitchen for your home renovation projects!

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I'm delighted to hear that you love your new kitchen. And I enjoyed working with you throughout the project. Glad to hear you like the railing too; Shaun is a remarkable, creative tradesman with whom I am fortunate to work with.

Mika
Mika
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Two bathroom renovations

We found Gala Kitchen & Baths through HomeStars. They renovated two of our bathrooms. One was a powder room: the sink and toilet were downsized, and a rain head shower put in. The whole room was tiled, including the floor which slanted toward a drain (no separated partition). A rail system shower curtain was put in, which tucks in nicely in the corner. The room has now a lot of space, with the shower being a subtle addition (it is nice to have a second shower in the house).

The other was our main full bathroom. EVERYTHING was replaced and re-done, including a window replacement. This job was almost complete when there was an issue with the bathtub not being leveled. This meant removal of some of the tiles, and cutting a hole through the downstairs bathroom in order to lift and level the tub. In addition, there was a large gash in the tub which had been concealed prior to the re-leveling. Though this delay was not optimal, we were most impressed with Scott’s actions. He pro-actively moved forward with the repair without hesitation. Those repairs were also done very well. For example, the person he brought in to repair the gash in the tub was fantastic.

Scott was very communicative and quick to respond i.e. my initial queries, and any questions that followed. He was also very communicative about timelines and scheduling: Scott and his team always ensured if it was OK to work on evenings, and weekends. Scott also communicated if visits were to be late, or had to be changed at the last minute. Scott also provided a detailed estimate prior to work, and asked thoughtful questions throughout his assessment. His estimate matched well with the actual costs. Scott was also well connected with respect to the retailers, and equipment and supply options.

We would definitely use Gala Kitchen & Baths again, and recommend them highly.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for the work we did in your home. It was wonderful to work with you on the project and you were always clear with decisions, which makes the project run smoothly. I thought the powder room conversion to a three piece bath worked out well and the rail system you found worked very well. And I feel good about getting everything right in your main bathroom. It was certainly worth the extra effort.

PF a.
PF a.
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

Scott and his team did a brilliant job working with a very tight timeline. We were moving into our condo at the end of May, so that only gave them a month to fabricate kitchen cabinets and install. Thankfully, they were able to give us a functioning kitchen in that time. To properly finish the kitchen took a while longer, but this was fine given that we could use it. There was one detail involving the kitchen range hood that didn't quite work out, though they were great in adjusting this to more adequately fit the look we were going for. Scott was great at addressing any problems that arose and the final product is absolutely beautiful. We now have a very high end kitchen that serves our needs much better than the subpar builder's standard kitchen we tore out. Having lived with it for over a month now, it is practical, durable and gorgeous! Definitely the best kitchen we have ever had and we will come back to Scott and his team in the future.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for the work we did for you. I'm very pleased to hear you enjoyed the process of working with us and that you are happy with your beautiful new kitchen. I was a pleasure to work with you on this project.

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More about Gala Renovations

Gala Renovations was founded with the concept born out of two sound principles: client-centred design and impeccable customer service. Whether your space is wide open with room to imagine, or small and cozy where we have to be creative, we will work with you to ensure that your renovation is completed exactly the way you want it. Our process starts with the ideas and vision you have for your home and moves to our team who will create plans that will guide our craftsmen to build the home of your dreams.

We specialize in complete home, ground and second floor renovations but we also take on other projects like basements, attics, custom kitchens, bathrooms, wall units, and storage solutions. We are flexible and collaborative in our approach and we care about the details that will ultimately beautify your home. At Gala, we leave no stone unturned in the journey from concept to reality. Our passion and knowledge paired with your dwelling and vision, will culminate in a one-of-a kind, unique space that you can proudly call home!

CATEGORIES
Kitchen Planning & Renovation, Bathroom Renovation, and General Contractors
PRODUCTS
Custom kitchens and cabinetry, vanities, wall units, fireplace mantels, built-in cabinets, libraries, wine cellars.
SERVICES
Design, custom installation, finishing, renovation.
STYLES
Contemporary, modern, transitional, traditional, framed or frameless.
SPECIALITIES
Custom cabinetry, residential & commercial.
WEBSITE
http://www.galarenovations.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2012
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
8
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque or Cash
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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