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Ottawa's Home Renovations Experts
Your Dream Home Made Possible with Granstone Home Renovations
With over 11 years of experience and countless satisfied customers, you can rest assured that we have the know-how to get things done with style, on time and on budget. Our designer and construction crew are all in-house and together will work with you to create some of the most beautiful renovations you will ever see.
See below for more information on our kitchen, bathroom or basement renovations.
Some Examples of Our Home Renovation Work
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Planning Your Home Renovation Project
1. Initial Meeting
First, contact our designer or sales staff via phone or email or visit our showroom.
The first meeting will serve as an introduction to the type of project you have in mind, the style and the budget you have set aside. This initial contact will help us understand your vision so that we can turn it into your dream project.
2. Design & Proposal
We begin every project with careful planning and attention to details.
From double checking measurements to letting you choose all the specifics of your project, our preliminary measurements help us get an accurate understanding of what we’re working with. We produce an initial design as well as 3D renderings with a detailed phase-by-phase budget. We only consider our design and proposal final once you’ve signed off on it.
3. Detailed Project Plan
This is an exciting part of a new renovation , you select and choose the materials that fits your vision.
We will produce a very detailed project plan and schedule; so that you can see what steps are involved in the project and in what time frame. This is when we will begin ordering all your material for the renovation project and getting the appropriate permits for the job.
4. Project Implementation
At this stage, your custom renovation has been carefully planned and ready for build.
Demolition will be the first phase of the project, followed by construction, finishing and clean-up. Any necessary inspections will be scheduled as needed. We will keep you updated throughout the project of changes and new suggestions. Our expert crews will make sure that everything is completed as per the plans and to your utmost satisfaction.
5. Final walkthrough
Your new renovation has been completed and looking breath-taking, just about ready to enjoy!
Finally, our designer and crew will take you through a final walkthrough of the project to ensure that you are entirely satisfied before we leave the site for the last time. For us, this is by far the most rewarding part of our job and love seeing
Bathroom: the average cost of a bathroom renovation is about $15,000 to $20,000 but it depends on the size of the room and the type of finishes you use. It can be as little as $9,000 but can go up to $40,000
Kitchen: most kitchens cost between $100 to $250 per square foot for renovations. Like bathrooms, the total cost will depend on the quality of the finishes, if you are changing appliances and light fixtures or just changing cabinets and countertops.
Basement: renovations can be as little as $10,000 to $70,000, depending on if your basement is unfinished, if you want to put in a kitchen or bathroom, or run wiring for a state-of-the-art sound system.
Project length is dependent on the scope of work involved, availability of our trades as well as availability of material and supplies. We will prepare a project schedule to give you an estimate of the time line.
Yes, Granstone is a fully registered company with $2 million liability insurance.
It is also registered with WSIB. Granstone is also fully licensed to do renovation work in the Gatineau/Hull area.
Granstone’s master electricians are ESA-certified and are unionized.
The first step is to figure out what rooms need to be renovated and what you want these renovations to accomplish
After that, it is really important to develop a budget so that you can understand the type of finishes you want.
Plan for a contingency. Even though renovation companies are good at estimating the cost of renovations, once you open walls, you can discover things that were not expected and planned
You may also want to visit our “plan a project” section to get a detailed step by step of our countertop and home renovation projects.
Yes, having a clear idea of your budget allows us to design within clear parameters.
If we overestimate your budget, time is wasted by proposing something that you cannot afford, while underestimating your budget leads to a proposed project that may not live up to the potential of what could otherwise be made.
Our designs and plans are customized for you in accordance with your budget.
Planning is the most important factor for a successful completion of the project.
If the project is launched on the right foot, issues and corrective measures will be reduced during the demolition and construction phases.
No matter what, stressful situations will arise in a renovation project. With the right planning in place, this stress will be minimized.
We will only go forward with the project when you are fully on board with the design.
We will also keep you informed at all the key steps in the project so that there are never any surprises.