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Kitchen Remodelling

A large portion of your time is spent in the kitchen, it is by far one of the most important areas in your home. The perfect kitchen must be efficient with regards to the location of appliances, sufficient storage and counter space and fully equipped with outlets and lights.

Our Service

We offer a complete one stop construction service for your kitchen remodelling or kitchen addition/extension project. from planning and design to a finished product.
Your project will be completed on time, budget and to your full satisfaction.

Some of the popular kitchen remodelling services we offer:

  • Complete kitchen remodelling
  • Kitchen extension/addition
  • Kitchen cabinets re-facing
  • Kitchen cabinets re-finishing
  • Countertop replacement
  • And more
  • Our Advice

    Kitchen remodelling & renovations in Toronto is likely one of the largest and most rewarding home improvement projects that you can take on. Just imagine yourself in your newly redesigned kitchen, surrounded by new cabinets, countertops, and work areas.

    As a home owner, your likely concerned as to how you can take your kitchen remodelling ideas and turn them into reality, on time, and on budget, Aureus Contracting will work with you every step of the way, from planning your renovations to the day you cook your first meal in your beautiful new kitchen.
     
    We can work with you on your project which can range from as simple as installing new cabinets and as challenging as combining several rooms to turn a small kitchen into a chef's paradise. We can help you as you begin the process of taking your ideas and designing your new room.

    To start, we need to find out what you want in your new kitchen. Is it more storage space, larger countertops, an island work area, or a place where family and friends can gather while you prepare a meal?  We can help by showing you examples of designs and plans and introduce you to some of the newest design trends from high-quality suppliers. We will also ask about your budget which must be taken into consideration as we plan the renovation. There are many factors involved in determining the bottom line cost of your kitchen renovation.

    Plan the Smartest Kitchen Layout 

    We can save you time and money by avoiding potential problems up front. We can assist you to maximize storage and offer smart options and substitutions in high-end materials. To begin with we need to know a few things from you as follows:

    1. An architectural rendering or to-scale drawing of your existing kitchen, showing the location of windows, doors, heating, plumbing lines, and electrical outlets. Your architect, designer, or contractor can do this for you.

    2. A detailed kitchen wish list organized by priority, indicating your goals for the remodelling or renovation project, by example, do you want more space, more storage, or you want style?

    3. A kitchen idea folder containing pictures of architectural details that appeal to you including adjoining rooms, products, materials and more. You should take notes on what you like and dislike about your own kitchen and/ or that of your friend, and general concepts translated from other areas of your lifestyle. Tell us if you prefer sleek glass-front cabinets in the kitchen, or full faced doors that conceal clutter.

    Two Triangles are Better Than One: The Best Layouts for Busy Kitchens

    The kitchen triangle, a three-sided connection between the stove, sink, and refrigerator is practically sacrosanct in kitchen design manuals, however in many residential kitchens, often one triangle isn't enough.

    Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes

    In a perfect world, everything starts on time, without hitches and is quick and easy. The real world does not function so orderly. Use a contractor that you feel will do the job right, on time and on budget and avoid some of the common pitfalls that follow:

    1. Trying to be your own General Contractor.
    This is a project that can be time consuming, costly and requires expertise. A renovation or remodelling project is one of the most costly, complicated, and time-consuming projects that you can get into. Hire a professional, do not do it yourself.

    2. Hiring the wrong General Contractor. Never hire a contractor who makes you uncomfortable, or who you cannot trust, no matter how highly recommended or how low the estimate.

    3. Putting the job out for bid without clear specs. Unless you specify every detail of the project up front, you cannot compare the bids of different contractors. You will have to specify a flooring type, countertop material, lighting, cabinet hardware, etc. Failure to do so may result in one contractor pricing low end materials and another pricing higher end materials which will result in costly decisions. In order to avoid these pitfalls, ask for and give job specific information.

    4. Paying in advance. Never pay more than 40 to 50 percent of the total job cost up front which will typically cover start up materials, and work out a progress payment schedule for the balance of payments based on the completion of phases of the job.

    5. Getting distracted from your ultimate goal. In kitchen remodelling there are so many options available and costs can get out of control. Establish a wish list and budget and keep to it.

    6. Do not spend on appliances and structure that is not useful. Plan a kitchen that will accommodate your needs and keep to a reasonable budget. By example, a conventional stove may serve you better than an induction range, you can always upgrade appliances later.

    7. Settling for a cookie-cutter kitchen. Build the kitchen that works for you, looks great and suits your budget. Put some thought into the planning, but be careful not to over customize, think of the resale value. The next owners of your house will want to rip out your fantasy kitchen as soon as they move in. What's perfect for you today may prove limiting tomorrow.

    8. Ignoring what you can't see. Everyone worries about the cabinet faces, but if the sides and hardware aren't made of sturdy enough stuff, the doors will be crooked in no time or if your gorgeous countertops crack because they were not installed on a strong, level base. Don't be seduced by surfaces: It's what's behind the walls and under the floors that really counts.

    9. Avoid Changing your mind, Time is money with regrets. Reordering will lead to delays, changed work orders, over extended budgets and tests the patience of your contractor, who's got another job lined up after this one.

    10. Do not try to live with a dysfunctional space because remodelling is a hassle, think, with a little time and effort, you could have the kitchen you've always wanted.

    Let us assist you in your renovation, remodelling or new build project.