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Apart from custom kitchens we also offer a wide range of services at every step of your kitchen renovation. Whether you're looking for a complete solution or just custom cabinets, you can choose the option that best suits your needs. 

Our service range includes everything from kitchen design and planning to full project management at 25% rate.


Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel In GTA

The average cost of a kitchen remodel can vary widely depending on a number of factors, such as the size of the kitchen, the materials used, and the extent of the renovation. However, average cost of a kitchen remodel is approximately $200-250  per sqft.  This includes some basic  construction materials and  labor:

  • Flooring

  • Demolish and dispopal fees

  • Drywall 

  • Painting

  • Trim

  • Lighting

  • Plumbing fixtures and labor

  • Electrical work

  • Design and planning fees

It's important to keep in mind that this is just an average cost, and your actual costs could be higher or lower depending on your specific needs and preferences. It's always a good idea to get multiple quotes from reputable contractors and to have a clear understanding of the scope of the project before starting any work.



  • Cabinets and hardware  - $25,000-75,000

  • Countertops -$5,000-$20,000

  • Appliances - $15,000-50,000

Or more for luxury items

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What Are the Steps in a Kitchen Renovation?

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Overall Cost of a Kitchen Renovation

The overall cost of a kitchen renovation can vary widely depending on several factors, such as the size of the kitchen, the scope of the renovation, the quality of materials used, and your location.

As a rough estimate, a minor kitchen renovation that includes refacing or replacing cabinets, countertops, and appliances can cost between $25,000 to $50,000. A mid-range renovation that involves custom cabinetry, higher-end appliances, and more extensive remodeling can cost between $50,000 to $100,000. And a high-end renovation that includes top-of-the-line materials, custom-built features, and luxury appliances can cost $100,000 or more.

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How much does it cost to do a Kitchen renovation in Toronto

Planning to update your kitchen? I think that the first question you would ask is how much does it cost. There are many variables - same like buying a car. Therefore it is always best to determine how much you would like to spend - you aren't going  to a dealer who sells $20K cars if you are looking for a $50K car and vice versa.

Average Kitchen Renovation Cost in Toronto

 The average renovation cost of a mid sized kitchen with mid-level finishes ranges between $50,000 to $75,000. That's includes custom cabinetry with quartz countertops and basic repairs like HVAC, drywall, minor plumbing and electrical, and project management fees (around 25-30% of the total budget).

Approximate budget pricing for a kitchen reno:

Custom cabinetry: $30,000-$40,000

Countertops and backsplash: $5,000-$20,000 

Construction Labour for a remodeling project is around $150-200 SQFT (gut job)

With some breakdown as follows:

Plumbing and electrical: $2,500-$5,000

Demolition and disposal:  $1,500-5,000

Floors: $10-$20 SQFT

Drywall/paint $2000-$5000

Project management fees: all of the above + 25%

If you are planning a more complex remodel with wall removals and high-end finishes it could go as  high as $100,000 and more.

Permits usually cost around $10,000 but depending on the complexity could be more.

There is no fixed price for kitchen renovation because there are many variations  from protect to project. But the two main things that affect the price are size  (and height! ) of the kitchen  and desired finishes (doors, cabinetry, countertops, etc) - check here for some cabinet features to consider.

Kitchen countertops and backsplash

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 Stone countertops and backsplash  would be a big part of the your budget. Depending on the stone - it could be around $100-200 per square foot with fabrication and installation. 

There are many important factors like edge profile, total SQFTage, complexity of the installation and fabrication, etc

What Are the Steps in a Kitchen Renovation?

1 - Decide what you would like to do

Think what rooms you want to renovate and what exactly you would like to do . Consider budgeting an extra 10 to 20 percent for unexpected costs that might arise. 

2 - Design stage

This is the most exciting step in the whole process for the customers.

When you just starting your research, check Houzz for design ideas - there are plenty. Check our ideabooks. Make sure you have the time and budget needed to get the work done.

  • The design stage is a crucial part of a kitchen renovation project as it sets the foundation for the rest of the project. Here are some key steps to consider during the design stage:

  • Determine your budget: Before you start any design work, you need to have a budget in mind. This will help you make decisions on what features and materials you can afford.

  • Assess your needs: Think about how you use your kitchen and what features you need to make it functional for your lifestyle. Consider factors such as the number of people who use the kitchen, how often you cook, and how much storage space you need.

  • Measure the space: Measure the dimensions of the kitchen, including the height, width, and depth. This information will be crucial for creating a layout that maximizes the space.

  • Create a layout: With the measurements in hand, create a layout that includes the location of appliances, cabinets, and other features. Consider the work triangle, which is the space between the stove, sink, and refrigerator, and how it can be optimized for efficiency.

  • Choose materials: Select materials that fit your budget and design style. Consider the durability, ease of maintenance, and aesthetics of different options.

  • Plan lighting and electrical: Think about the lighting needs of your kitchen and plan for fixtures that will provide ample light in all areas. Plan for electrical outlets and switches in convenient locations.

  • Consider the overall style: Choose a design style that fits your personal taste and complements the rest of your home's decor.

  • By taking the time to carefully plan and design your kitchen renovation, you can ensure that the end result is both functional and beautiful.

3 - Hire a Contractor

  • Hiring a contractor for a project can be a daunting task, but by following a few key steps you can make sure you find the right person for the job. Here are some steps to follow when hiring a contractor:

  • Determine your project requirements: Before you start looking for a contractor, you should have a clear idea of what you want the project to achieve. This includes things like project scope, budget, timeline, and any specific requirements you may have.

  • Ask for referrals: Ask friends, family, and colleagues if they have any recommendations for contractors they have worked with in the past. You can also search online for reviews and ratings of local contractors.

  • Check credentials: Once you have a list of potential contractors, check their credentials. Make sure they are licensed, insured, and bonded, and that they have the appropriate certifications for the type of work you need done.

  • Get multiple quotes: Contact several contractors and ask for quotes. Be sure to ask for a detailed breakdown of costs and a timeline for completion of the project.

  • Check references: Before making a final decision, ask for references from each contractor and contact them to get feedback on their experience working with the contractor.

  • Sign a contract: Once you have chosen a contractor, make sure to sign a contract that outlines the project details, costs, timeline, and any other important information.

  • Communicate regularly: Throughout the project, maintain regular communication with the contractor to ensure everything is on track and to address any concerns or issues that may arise.

  • By following these steps, you can find a contractor who is qualified, reliable, and capable of completing your project to your satisfaction.

4 - Obtain Permits 

Depending on the work you are planning to do it might be required to get a  building permit  or management approval when renovating  a condo.  Building permits for a kitchen renovation cost around $5,000-15,000 including an engineer drafting a proposed plan and building permit applications and approval

5 - Demolition

Regardless of how big your kitchen upgrade is, there will be demolition involved. Typical demolition will involve removing old countertops,cabinets, and tiles. Depending on the project, walls, popcorn ceiling, bulkhead, or drop ceiling might be removed next.   

Demolition is often necessary when remodeling a kitchen, as it allows for the removal of existing fixtures, appliances, and surfaces that are being replaced. However, it is important to approach demolition with care to ensure the safety of the workers and the structural integrity of the building. Here are some steps to follow when demolishing a kitchen for remodeling:

  • Turn off utilities: Before beginning demolition, turn off the electricity, gas, and water supply to the kitchen to prevent accidents.

  • Protect surrounding areas: Cover floors and furniture in nearby rooms with plastic sheets or drop cloths to protect them from dust and debris.

  • Remove fixtures: Start by removing any fixtures, such as cabinets, countertops, and appliances, that will be replaced. Use a pry bar, hammer, and screwdriver to carefully remove them from the wall and floor.

  • Remove flooring: If the flooring is being replaced, remove it next. Depending on the type of flooring, this may involve using a hammer and chisel or a floor scraper.

  • Remove walls: If walls are being removed or relocated, use a sledgehammer and pry bar to carefully demolish them. Be sure to check with a contractor or structural engineer to ensure that the walls you plan to remove are not load-bearing and do not support the structure of the house.

  • Clean up: Once the demolition is complete, sweep up debris and dispose of it properly. If you plan to reuse any materials, such as cabinets or countertops, carefully remove them from the demolition site and store them in a safe place.

6 - Work Behind the Walls

Now, it is the time for work behind walls, under floors, and above ceilings — mainly electrical and plumbing. Add wires for new outlets, switches, appliances, and relocating plumbing pipes if needed.  Next, patch, hang drywall, tape and sand for smooth exterior surfaces.

Remodeling a kitchen can be an exciting project, but it can also be a significant undertaking. One of the essential aspects of remodeling a kitchen is the work that needs to be done behind the walls. Here are some key things to consider when it comes to the work behind the walls when remodeling a kitchen:

  • Electrical Wiring: Updating the electrical wiring in your kitchen is crucial to ensure the safety and functionality of your space. You may need to install new wiring or upgrade your current wiring to support new appliances or lighting fixtures.

  • Plumbing: Updating or replacing plumbing is also an important aspect of remodeling a kitchen. This can include moving pipes to accommodate new sink or appliance placement, installing new pipes for a dishwasher or ice maker, or replacing old or damaged pipes.

  • Insulation: Insulation is important in a kitchen to help regulate temperature and reduce noise. You may need to add or replace insulation behind the walls if your kitchen is drafty or noisy.

  • Structural Changes: If you plan to make any structural changes to your kitchen, such as removing or adding walls or changing the layout, it's important to work with a professional to ensure the changes are safe and up to code.

  • Drywall: Once any necessary electrical, plumbing, and insulation work is done, you'll need to install new drywall or repair any existing drywall. This is important to ensure a smooth, even surface for painting or tiling.

  • Overall, the work behind the walls is an essential aspect of remodeling a kitchen. Working with professionals to ensure the work is done safely and up to code is crucial to the success of your project.

6 - Drywall 

This dusty stage might take a wile. We will install drywall, tape and sand for smooth exterior finish. After or during that stage we could also fix the existing sub-floor or install new one. 

Drywall work is often necessary when remodeling a kitchen, particularly if you are making significant changes to the layout or removing walls. Here are some key steps to follow when completing drywall work during a kitchen remodel:

  • Remove old drywall: If you are removing old drywall, use a utility knife to cut through the paper backing and separate it from the studs. Once the old drywall is removed, inspect the studs to ensure they are in good condition.

  • Measure and cut new drywall: Measure the area where you need to install new drywall and cut the pieces to size using a drywall saw or utility knife.

  • Install new drywall: Hang the new drywall sheets onto the studs using drywall screws or nails. Be sure to leave a 1/8-inch gap between the sheets to allow for expansion.

  • Tape and mud the seams: Once the drywall is installed, apply drywall joint tape to the seams and cover them with a layer of joint compound. Let the compound dry and sand it smooth.

  • Finish the drywall: Apply a second layer of joint compound and sand it smooth. Repeat this process as needed until the surface is even and smooth.

7 - Painting

Its always better to prime and paint before doing the floor because is very easy to damage and very hard to fix. 

When remodeling a kitchen, painting can be an excellent way to update and refresh the look of the space. Here are some things to consider when it comes to painting your kitchen:

  • Choose the right type of paint: Kitchens can be high-traffic areas, so it's important to choose a durable paint that can stand up to the wear and tear of daily use. Look for a paint that is specifically designed for kitchens or bathrooms, as these are formulated to resist moisture and stains.

  • Pick the right color: The color you choose for your kitchen can have a big impact on the overall look and feel of the space. Consider the other colors and materials in the room when choosing a paint color, and think about the mood you want to create in the space.

  • Prepare the surfaces: Before you start painting, make sure to clean and prep the surfaces you'll be painting. This means filling in any cracks or holes, sanding down rough spots, and washing the walls or cabinets to remove any dirt or grease.

  • Protect your floors and countertops: Painting can be messy, so be sure to protect your floors and countertops from drips and spills. Cover your floors with drop cloths or plastic sheeting, and use painter's tape to protect countertops and other surfaces.

  • Take your time and be patient: Painting can be a time-consuming process, but it's important to take your time and do it right. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for the paint you're using, and be patient as you wait for coats to dry before applying additional coats or touch-ups.

  • By following these tips, you can achieve a beautiful and long-lasting paint job in your newly remodeled kitchen.

8 - Install Flooring

When all the dirty work is done, its time to do the flooring. The most preferred type  is hardwood or tiles as they last longer and give the kitchen designer look.

Changing the flooring when remodeling a kitchen is a great way to give the space a fresh, new look. Here are some things to consider when choosing a new kitchen flooring:

  • Durability: Since the kitchen is a high-traffic area, it's important to choose a flooring material that can withstand heavy foot traffic, spills, and stains. Some durable options include porcelain or ceramic tile, vinyl, and hardwood.

  • Style: The flooring you choose should complement the overall style of your kitchen. If you have a modern kitchen, you might want to consider a sleek tile or hardwood flooring. For a more traditional kitchen, hardwood or stone flooring might be a better fit.

  • Cost: The cost of flooring can vary greatly depending on the material you choose. While hardwood flooring is often more expensive, it can add value to your home. Vinyl and laminate flooring are more affordable options, but they may not last as long as other materials.

  • Maintenance: Different flooring materials require different levels of maintenance. For example, hardwood flooring requires regular cleaning and refinishing, while vinyl flooring is easy to clean with just a damp mop.

  • Installation: flooring materials require professional installation, Be sure to consider the cost of installation when choosing your flooring material.

Overall, changing the flooring when remodeling a kitchen is a great way to refresh the space and give it a new look. Consider your budget, style, and maintenance needs when choosing the right flooring for your kitchen

9 - Install Cabinets

Now when walls and floors are done, cabinets are typically installed next, with upper cabinets going in before lower ones. This step the major part of the kitchen renovation and take the most of the money out of the budget for entire project.

Installing cabinets is an important part of remodeling a kitchen. Here is a general process for installing cabinets:

  • Measure and plan: Measure the dimensions of the kitchen to plan the placement of the new cabinets. Make sure the cabinets will fit properly and that there is enough space for appliances, such as the refrigerator and stove.

  • Install upper cabinets: Begin by installing the upper cabinets first. Start in the corner and work your way out, attaching the cabinets to the wall using a combination of screws and brackets. Use a level to ensure that the cabinets are straight.

  • Install base cabinets: Once the upper cabinets are installed, move on to the base cabinets. Again, start in the corner and work your way out. Use shims to level the cabinets and secure them to the wall.

  • Install hardware and accessories: Once the cabinets and countertops are in place, it's time to install hardware such as knobs and handles, and any accessories such as pull-out drawers or lazy susans.

  • Finish the installation: Finally, make any necessary adjustments, such as adjusting the doors or drawers to ensure they open and close properly. Once everything is in place, clean up any debris and enjoy your newly remodeled kitchen!

It's important to note that the process may vary depending on the specific cabinets being installed and the layout of the kitchen. It's always a good idea to consult the manufacturer's instructions for specific installation guidelines. Additionally, if you're not comfortable with installing cabinets yourself, it's always best to hire a professional.

After cabinets are installed, we can do a template for a countertop, fabricate it, and than install. Its usually takes 3-5 days as countertops have to be custom made and cut for your cabinetry and sink space. 

When choosing stone countertops for your kitchen, it's important to consider your budget, the overall 

When remodeling a kitchen, installing new countertops can completely transform the look and feel of the space. Here are the basic steps to follow when installing countertops:

  • Measure the area: Measure the area where the countertop will be installed to determine the amount of material needed.

  • Choose the material: Select the material you want for your countertop, such as granite, quartz, laminate, or solid surface. Consider the durability, maintenance, and cost of each option.

  • Order the countertop: Order the countertop from a supplier, making sure to include any necessary cutouts for sinks or other fixtures.

  • Prepare the area: Remove the old countertop and any debris. Make sure the area is level and clean.

  • Install the countertop: Place the countertop on the base cabinets and secure it in place using screws or adhesive. Attach any fixtures or appliances, such as sinks or cooktops.

  • Finish the edges: If necessary, finish the edges of the countertop with a trim or molding.

  • Seal the countertop: Apply a sealant to the countertop to protect it from water damage and stains.

It's important to note that countertop installation can be a complex process, so it's often best to hire a professional installer to ensure the job is done correctly.

11 - Kitchen Appliances cost

The cost of built-in kitchen appliances can vary widely depending on the brand, model, size, and features of the appliance. Here are some estimated price ranges for commonly used built-in kitchen appliances in Toronto:

  • Built-in Refrigerator: $7,500 to $15,000

  • Built-in Oven: $3,000 to $7,000

  • Built-in Microwave: $700 to $2,500

  • Built-in Dishwasher: $500 to $2,000

  • Built-in Cooktop: $700 to $5,500

However, it's important to note that these are just estimated price ranges and actual costs may vary depending on factors such as the retailer, location, and availability. Additionally, high-end brands or models with advanced features can cost significantly more than the above ranges.

12 - Cost of Plumbing Work in the kitchen reno

The cost of plumbing works in a kitchen remodel can vary depending on a number of factors such as the extent of the remodel, the location of the kitchen, and the type of plumbing work needed. Here are some common plumbing works that may be needed in a kitchen remodel and their estimated costs:

  1. Moving or installing sink: If you need to move or install a new sink, the cost can range from $300 to $1,500 depending on the complexity of the job and the location of the sink.

  2. Installing new faucet: Installing a new faucet can cost between $150 to $400, depending on the type of faucet and the complexity of the installation.

  3. Replacing or installing garbage disposal: The cost of replacing or installing a garbage disposal can range from $200 to $600, depending on the type and brand of the disposal and the complexity of the installation.

  4. Installing dishwasher: Installing a new dishwasher can cost between $400 to $1,000, depending on the complexity of the installation and the type of dishwasher.

  5. Replacing or installing water supply lines: The cost of replacing or installing new water supply lines can range from $250 to $1,000 depending on the location of the lines and the complexity of the installation.

Keep in mind that these are just estimates and the actual cost of plumbing works in a kitchen remodel may vary depending on your specific needs and the location of your kitchen.

13 - Kitchen Backsplash cost

Kitchen tile backsplashes are a popular way to add both style and functionality to a kitchen. They are typically made of ceramic, porcelain, or glass tiles, and are installed on the wall behind the kitchen countertop and stove area.

There are many different types of tile backsplashes available, from simple subway tiles to intricate mosaics. Some popular styles include herringbone patterns, chevron patterns, and hexagonal tiles.

In addition to adding visual interest to a kitchen, tile backsplashes also serve a practical purpose by protecting the wall from food splatters and spills. They are also easy to clean and maintain, making them a great choice for a busy kitchen.

When choosing a tile backsplash, it's important to consider factors such as the style and color of the tiles, as well as the overall design of the kitchen. It's also important to choose tiles that are durable and easy to clean, as they will be exposed to moisture and heat on a regular basis.

Overall, a kitchen tile backsplash is a great way to add both style and functionality to your kitchen, and can help to create a space that is both beautiful and practical.

The cost of a kitchen tile backsplash can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors such as the type of tile chosen, the size of the area to be tiled, and the complexity of the installation.

On average, the cost of a tile backsplash installation can range from $800 to $2,500. This cost includes the price of the tiles themselves, the cost of installation labor, and any necessary materials such as grout and adhesive.

However, it's important to note that the cost can vary widely based on the factors mentioned above. For example, high-end tiles such as ceramic or porcelain can cost more than cheaper options like vinyl or peel-and-stick tiles. Additionally, larger areas or more complex installations may require additional labor and materials, which can drive up the cost.

14 - Lighting

Our electrician will install new light fixtures, outlets, sockets, and undercabinet lights. Everything is almost done.

Lighting is an essential aspect to consider when remodeling a kitchen. Proper lighting can enhance the overall design of the space, improve functionality, and create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. Here are some tips on lighting for a kitchen remodel:

  • Plan the lighting design: Start by creating a lighting plan that takes into account the different tasks that are performed in the kitchen, such as food preparation, cooking, and dining. Identify the areas that need task lighting and those that require ambient lighting.

  • Use multiple light sources: Incorporate a variety of light sources to create a layered lighting scheme. This could include overhead lighting, under-cabinet lighting, and pendant lights.

  • Choose energy-efficient lighting: Consider using LED lights, which are energy-efficient and have a long lifespan. They are also available in a range of colors and can be dimmed to create different moods.

  • Consider the color temperature: The color temperature of the lighting can impact the overall feel of the kitchen. Warm light (2700K-3000K) can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere, while cool light (5000K-6500K) can provide a brighter and more focused light.

  • Install dimmer switches: Dimmer switches allow you to adjust the brightness of the lighting, creating different moods and ambiance for different occasions.

  • Don't forget about natural light: Maximize natural light by installing windows, skylights, or a glass door. Natural light can improve the mood and productivity in the kitchen.

By considering these tips, you can create a well-lit and functional kitchen that is comfortable and inviting.

15 - Finishing Touches

After final painting, hardware installation,other touch-ups, and clean-up, you will be able to move in into your new place! Very exiting moment :)

Congratulations on finishing your kitchen remodeling project! Here are some final steps you can take to complete the project:

  • Clean up: After all the work is done, it's time to clean up the mess. Sweep or vacuum the floors, wipe down the counters, and clean any appliances or fixtures that may have collected dust or debris during the renovation.

  • Organize: Now that your kitchen is complete, take some time to organize your cabinets, drawers, and pantry. Sort through your cookware, dishes, and utensils, and donate or discard any items you no longer need or use.

  • Decorate: Add some finishing touches to your kitchen by decorating it with artwork, plants, or other decor items. Hang up a piece of art on the walls, add some fresh flowers or greenery, or install some new light fixtures to enhance the space.

  • Test everything: Before you start cooking up a storm, make sure everything in your new kitchen works properly. Test all appliances, including the stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave. Check for any leaks or issues with plumbing and make sure all electrical outlets are working correctly.

  • Celebrate: Take a moment to celebrate your hard work and enjoy your new kitchen. Invite friends or family over for a meal and show off your new space.

Are you ready to renovate your space? Call us now.

A kitchen renovation can be a major undertaking, but it can also transform your home and add value to your property. Here are the general steps you can expect in a kitchen renovation project:

  1. Planning: Begin by defining your goals for the renovation, setting a budget, and gathering ideas and inspiration. Consider the overall layout of the kitchen, the type of appliances and materials you want to use, and any unique features you would like to include.

  2. Design: Create a detailed plan for the renovation, including measurements, layouts, and materials. This may include hiring a professional designer or architect to help with the process.

  3. Demolition: Remove any old cabinets, appliances, countertops, or flooring that will be replaced in the renovation. This can be a messy and time-consuming process, so be sure to take necessary precautions and consider hiring professionals.

  4. Rough-in: Make any necessary structural changes, such as moving walls or plumbing and electrical lines. This should be done by licensed professionals.

  5. Installation: Install new cabinets, appliances, countertops, and flooring. This is typically done in stages to ensure that everything fits properly and is installed correctly.

  6. Finishing: Install backsplashes, trim, and other finishing touches to complete the renovation.

  7. Cleaning: Clean up the space thoroughly and ensure that all appliances and fixtures are functioning properly.

  8. Final inspection: Have a final inspection to ensure that everything is up to code and meets safety standards.

  9. Enjoy: Once the renovation is complete, enjoy your new kitchen space!

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