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Home Renovations

Renovate To Create your Perfect Family Home

interior home renovation

Interior home renovations are the best way to add value to residential properties and personalize family homes. Eastview designs and builds cost-effective home additions, kitchen and bathrooms and offers a variety of basement renovation solutions that improve our clients' lives. Our commitment to quality, unparalleled communication and rigid scheduling are some of the ways we set ourselves apart. Decades of beautiful results have firmly established our good reputation.

Exterior home renovations add comfort and curb appeal to make properties stand out in residential neighbourhoods. Let's refinish the exterior of your house with all-natural wood siding, or design and build a new front portico with stone steps. Or we could make the house more comfortable by adding a rear deck and patio with additional storage underneath. Don't stop there, let's erect a sturdy fence and install an outdoor fireplace to add warmth on chilly nights.

Eastview Homes is a design & build contractor and residential construction company renown for completing projects on time, and on budget with help from a vast friend-network of insiders, materials suppliers and skilled tradespeople

Investment - Design and build improvements that improve with age and increase in value over time. Communication - Eastview Homes is always available, before, during and after the project is completed. Triple checking permits

Home Renovation is a Puzzle to Add Space and Comfort by Designing & Building Cost-Effective Solutions that Raise Property Values.

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Just what is required to transform a mid-century suburban house into a million-dollar family home?

An auteur contractor directing experts is the best way to renovate a house so profitably and prettily it raises the property values of every other house in the neighbourhood. The auteur home renovator is a highly experienced professional who envisions cost-effective remodeling solutions and who manages suppliers and skilled tradespeople as they work together to construct his or her vision. To support this individual, a construction company is formed to provide flawless administration, reputable architects, engineers and a wide array of specialized trades. Everyone gets bundled together and becomes an effective business entity. One step beyond other construction companies, Eastview Homes is a property owner’s passport to prosperity, comfort and style.

Eastview has a signature approach to renovating and remodeling houses; our designs improve the livability of homes by adding comfort and convenience. We do this by hiding appliances, removing walls, adding islands and making dual function rooms to maximize floor space and let sunlight flow through the building. Renovate bathrooms with glass block and marble vanities, move and add shelves and cupboards. Windows are positioned to afford the best views and capture the most daylight and fresh air.

Eastview's home renovation experts get inspired by the future they're building. In our first walk-through of the property we note the angle of the sun and how the house is situated, and what it says to the world. Inside older buildings, we're like gem-cutters seeking flaws and dull facets that are awkward and need brightening. In our first survey we'll conceive improvements which become schematics to improve the comfort and value of the property's interior and exterior space. Our efficiency experts move stairways, delete walls, double doors, raise ceilings, and add kitchen islands which are ideal for parents supervising after-school homework. Gutters, grading, and roof slope may sound boring when there are chandeliers to place, but Eastview Homes builds sound family envelopes.

Side-split houses with bedrooms over the garage and stairs in the center of the home were constructed all across Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga in the 1950's and 60's, and these awkward small-box structures are steadily being remodeled today. They're usually expanded with home additions and renovated to modernize their interiors. Like diamonds-in-the-rough, their faded vinyl sides or red brick exteriors are resurfaced with all-natural wood siding, stylish wooden columns and comfortable front porches. Each house gains curb appeal and becomes more attractive among the tall trees of what are now mature neighbourhoods. Watch our construction manager tour the site of a second story addition in Burlington.

How To Begin a Home Renovation? Outline the Process

Sketch your own designs of the renovation and remodeling solution you desire and agree on the vision when you present your ideas to contractors. Make sure you have the funding required to match your dreams. If you can provide an intelligible outline of your ideas to your building contractor, they will find the best-suited architects and engineers. The construction process that follows begins by securing the foundation. We fortify load-bearing beams and add structural supports for the demolition that always precedes major construction. We'll add steel beams to support more weight upstairs, and then move walls, add windows, or increase the footprint of the house by making a rear addition, or raise the roof with a second story addition. Then we'll construct new walls complete with new electrical, plumbing and HVAC.  We'll insulate and drywall these new surfaces, and then paint and finish the new rooms. Then comes the fine carpentry for the baseboards, molding, and trim around windows and doors.  Our finish carpenters can also create built-in elements like bookcases and breakfast nooks. Last is the final floor, a laminate or solid hardwood surface, (or tile or engineered wood) that's laid down at the end of the project for obvious reasons.

Is it cheaper to rebuild or remodel?

It’s always cheaper to remodel.  Even a wide-ranging whole-house remodel will still be cheaper than tearing down and building a new structure on the property. Developers who do tear down existing buildings have given up on trying to solve the profitability puzzle. The question: what parts of the old house can be saved and what must be deleted to make way for new additions? is an expensive conundrum. The venture ranks high among the greatest gambles most people ever make.

Do I need an architect to remodel my house?

Architects and engineers are not required for small scale projects like installing countertops, flooring, ceilings or for any elements that do not change the structure of the house. But generally speaking, Eastview Homes tackles bigger jobs which do require Architectural Design experts and structural engineers to approve their work. We employ professional drafts people and rank this among our core strengths.

What's the difference between renovating and remodeling?

The words renovate and remodel are often used interchangeably when it comes to home improvement but there's a big difference between the two concepts. Renovation is done to 'refresh' something old and make it new again. The word comes from the Latin renovatio which means renewal.  Remodeling by comparison is more elaborate.  Remodeling requires a design change. The dictionary defines remodeling as, 1. to model again, and 2. to reconstruct; make over.  So at first glance it seems apparent that re-modeling is the more complicated task, as it requires new schematics be created, which implies the participation of architects and engineers, or at the very least skilled design-build contractors.  Renovation is less complicated on the other hand is less complicated and oftentimes can be done by the property owners themselves without building permits or even schematics.

This note is just a small thank you in comparison to the job you did for us in our newly renovated home. We are so pleased with the quality of your work and that it was done in the scheduled time frame. With a young family an the both of us working we knew that any type of renovation was going to be challenging in our home. 

M. Scott

From the very beginning of our renovation experience with Eastview Homes, the communication was great! It was very reassuring to know that Keith was there to answer any of our questions. Keith worked hard with us to find the best cost effective solutions, and made sure we were promptly updated with any changes.

Erica

I have worked with Keith over the past several years on numerous homes and additions, but never on my own home. As an architect, attention to detail is paramount. We contracted Eastview Homes to build a rear addition and kitchen to replicate the existing Arts and Crafts era character of the original house. The work was executed remarkably well in a timely fashion.

Frank B

Rerouting laundry into the basement to expand the mudroom in the garage entry. Keith's team is stellar, everyone was very friendly and professional. They made me feel very comfortable throughout the process. The quality of the job was top notch and we are very satisfied with the job.

Cindy

We wanted to open up our main floor to create an open concept feel in the kitchen/living room. Keith suggested we put a flush mount beam in the ceiling to open the space up and also to have a seamless transition between the two rooms. I couldn't be happier with the finished product and we are excited to be moving back into our new home!

Randy

The communication of schedules and on going work made it easy for our family to continue to live in our home during construction without any disruptions. From quotation to design to final product, Eastview Homes  should be your only choice. We plan on working with them again in the near future on another project.

Graham

Our plan was to redo the kitchen and both of the bathrooms in the house. Keith suggested we remove the load bearing wall between the living room and the kitchen to give the war time house an open concept feel. Glad we did, Keith and his crew showed up when they said they would  and were very thorough with their work at every stage of the process. 

Rebecca

We hired Keith and Eastview Homes to renovate our entire main floor. When Keith came over he had such amazing ideas. We were so impressed  by the entire team's professionalism. They cleaned up each night which was a wonderful surprise. We couldn't be more happy with the results and it's as if we are living in a brand new house!

Anna

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