1BENMU Custom Millwork

Kitchen Renovation Contractors ✔️ Toronto & GTA

Discover the best kitchen renovation company in Toronto. From modern upgrades to complete kitchen remodeling, we create kitchens tailored to your needs.

Kitchen renovation involves updating and improving the kitchen area, including cabinetry, countertops, flooring, and appliances. It aims to enhance functionality, efficiency, and aesthetics, transforming the kitchen into a more enjoyable and efficient space for cooking, dining, and socializing. An updated kitchen can better accommodate your lifestyle and preferences, making it a more pleasant place to spend time, while also modernizing outdated designs, and increasing the overall value of your home.

Choosing 1BENMU for your kitchen renovation company in Toronto ensures you receive expert craftsmanship, in-house kitchen fabrication, personalized service, and high-quality materials. From the initial consultation to project completion, we work closely with interior designers, architects or individual homeowners to understand their vision and goals, striving to exceed expectations. 

Our Kitchen Renovation Services in Toronto

Design Consultation

Our kitchen experts in Toronto will guide you through every step of the kitchen renovation process

Custom Cabinetry

We leverage CNC machinery and engineering software to create custom cabinets in our shop.

Countertop Installation

We install a wide range of countertops, including solid wood, granite, quartz, and marble.

Appliance Installation

We install the kitchen appliances, ensuring they are integrated seamlessly into your design.

Electrical & Plumbing

Our licensed contractors manage all electrical and plumbing work and systems installation in your kitchen.

Flooring Installation

We provide installation for various kitchen flooring options, including tile, hardwood, and laminate.

Custom Lighting Design

Our specialists design and install lighting to enhance your kitchen’s functionality and ambiance.

Backsplash Installation

We offer a variety of backsplash options to add a stylish & functional element to your kitchen walls.

Why Choose 1BENMU Kitchen Renovation Services?

Our key advantage is that we both design and produce your kitchen cabinets in-house. Unlike other kitchen renovation companies that may outsource the cabinet production, we handle the entire process in-house. Also, with our extensive experience in millwork, we design spaces with a deep understanding of both aesthetics and practicality, ensuring that every element is both functional and elegant.

Utilizing advanced CNC machinery and engineering software, we ensure that every cabinet is crafted to precision, perfectly tailored to your kitchen’s specifications. This control over the production process allows us to maintain the highest quality standards and deliver exceptional results.

By managing the design and custom kitchen cabinet fabrication internally, we also keep costs down, providing you with competitive pricing without compromising on quality. Our streamlined operations mean fewer delays and more efficient project completion. Choosing our home renovation company means you benefit from our expertise, precise craftsmanship, and cost-effective solutions, ensuring your kitchen renovation meets your expectations in every way.

Our Kitchen Renovation Projects across the Greater Toronto Area

custom grey and walnut kitchen
Yellow Kitchen Company
Custom Wabi Sabi Kitchen Design Company
Round Kitchen Cabinet Design
Open Concept Renovation Contractors
Custom Walnut Kitchen Cabinets

Reasons to Renovate Your Kitchen

Enhances Functionality and Efficiency: A kitchen renovation allows you to redesign the layout for optimal workflow, ensuring that every inch of space is utilized effectively. Also adding more counter space can transform your kitchen into a more functional and efficient workspace, making cooking  more enjoyable and less time-consuming.

Improves Aesthetics and Modernizes the Space: Updating your kitchen’s design can transform it from outdated to stylish and inviting. Whether you prefer a sleek, modern look or a cozy, traditional feel, renovating allows you to choose new colors, materials, and finishes that reflect your personal style. 

Increases Home Value: Renovating your kitchen can significantly boost your home’s market value. A modern, updated kitchen is a key selling point for potential buyers, making your property more appealing and competitive in the real estate market. High-quality materials, new appliances, and contemporary designs contribute to a higher return on investment.

Designer & Architects We Have Worked With

Steps in the Kitchen Renovation Process

Initial Consultation and Assessment: The first step in a kitchen renovation is an initial consultation and assessment. This involves meeting with a renovation expert to discuss your ideas, needs, and budget. The expert will evaluate the current state of your kitchen, taking measurements and identifying potential challenges and opportunities.

Design and Planning: Once the assessment is complete, the next step is design and planning. This phase includes creating detailed layouts and choosing materials, finishes, and appliances. Working closely with a designer, you’ll finalize the plans to ensure the new kitchen meets your functional requirements and aesthetic preferences.

Demolition and Preparation: After the design is finalized, the renovation process begins with demolition and preparation. This involves removing old cabinets, countertops, appliances, and any other outdated elements. The space is then prepared for the new installation, which may include updating plumbing and electrical systems.

Installation: The installation phase is where the new kitchen starts to take shape. Cabinets, countertops, appliances, and fixtures are installed according to the design plan. This step requires precise craftsmanship to ensure everything fits perfectly and functions properly.

Finishing Touches: The final step in the renovation is adding the finishing touches. This includes installing hardware, lighting fixtures, and any additional decorative elements. After a thorough cleaning, the renovated kitchen is ready for use, looking beautiful and functioning efficiently.

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1BENMU: Toronto's Premier Kitchen Renovation Experts

Everything You Need to Know About Your Kitchen Renovations

Popular kitchen styles include modern, traditional, farmhouse, industrial, and transitional.

  • Modern kitchens often feature sleek, minimalist designs with clean lines, flat surfaces, and high-tech appliances. Materials like stainless steel, glass, and concrete are common.
  • Traditional kitchens offer a timeless look with ornate details, raised-panel cabinets, and classic materials like wood and stone. They often include decorative elements such as crown molding and antique finishes.
  • Farmhouse kitchens emphasize a cozy, rustic charm with open shelving, farmhouse sinks, and reclaimed wood. Shaker-style cabinets and vintage-inspired fixtures are typical features.
  • Industrial kitchens draw inspiration from urban lofts and factories, featuring exposed beams, brick walls, and metal accents. Stainless steel countertops and Edison bulb lighting are common elements.
  • Transitional kitchens blend elements of both traditional and modern styles, offering a balanced, versatile design. They might feature a mix of materials and textures, such as a sleek marble countertop paired with classic wood cabinets.

The duration of a kitchen renovation can vary widely depending on the project’s scope and complexity. A typical kitchen renovation takes about 6 to 12 weeks, but several phases contribute to the overall timeline, including 

Initial Consultation and Design: This phase involves meeting with a designer, discussing your needs and preferences, and finalizing the design plan. 

Permitting and Ordering: Depending on your location, you might need permits for structural changes, electrical work, or plumbing. Obtaining these permits and ordering custom materials and appliances can take several weeks.

Demolition: Once all preparations are complete, the demolition phase begins. 

Structural Work and Rough-ins: Any necessary structural changes, such as moving walls or modifying the layout, occur during this phase. Additionally, rough-in work for plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems is completed.

Installation: This is the most extensive phase, where new cabinets, countertops, flooring, appliances, and fixtures are installed. 

Finishing Touches and Inspection: The final phase includes installing hardware, painting, and adding any decorative elements. A thorough inspection ensures everything meets quality standards and complies with local building codes.

Several factors can significantly influence the cost of a kitchen renovation:

Scope of Work: The extent of the renovation—whether it’s a minor update, a mid-range remodel, or a complete overhaul—plays a major role in the overall cost. Full-scale renovations that include structural changes, new layouts, and extensive custom work will be more expensive.

Quality of Materials: The choice of materials for countertops, cabinetry, flooring, and appliances can dramatically impact the budget. High-end materials like marble, custom cabinets, and premium appliances will increase costs, while more affordable options like laminate countertops and stock cabinets can help manage expenses.

Labor Costs: Labor costs vary based on the complexity of the work, local market rates, and the expertise required. Hiring skilled professionals for electrical, plumbing, and custom carpentry work will add to the overall expense.

Location: The cost of living and local market conditions can affect renovation costs. Urban areas with higher costs of living typically have higher labor and material costs compared to rural areas.

Design and Customization: Custom-designed elements, such as bespoke cabinetry, unique layouts, and specialized fixtures, contribute to higher costs. Stock or semi-custom options are generally more budget-friendly.

Unforeseen Issues: Hidden problems, such as outdated wiring, plumbing issues, or structural deficiencies discovered during demolition, can lead to additional expenses. It’s wise to allocate a contingency budget for unexpected surprises.

Permits and Inspections: Obtaining necessary permits and passing inspections can add to the overall cost. Permit fees vary by location and the extent of the work being done.

Maximizing storage space in your kitchen involves strategic planning and utilizing smart storage solutions:

Custom Cabinetry: Opt for custom or semi-custom cabinets that fit your kitchen’s specific dimensions and needs. Include features like deep drawers, pull-out shelves, and built-in organizers to maximize every inch of space.

Vertical Space: Take advantage of vertical space by installing tall cabinets that extend to the ceiling. Use the upper sections for less frequently used items and add a rolling ladder for easy access.

Pull-Out Shelves and Drawers: Incorporate pull-out shelves and drawers in base cabinets to improve accessibility and organization. These allow you to reach items at the back of the cabinet without having to bend or stretch.

Corner Solutions: Utilize corner spaces with solutions like lazy Susans, corner drawers, or pull-out shelves specifically designed for corner cabinets. These help make use of otherwise wasted space.

Pegboards and Hooks: Install pegboards and hooks on walls or inside cabinet doors to store pots, pans, and utensils. This keeps frequently used items within reach and frees up cabinet space.

Appliance Garages: Create dedicated spaces for small appliances with appliance garages. These keep your countertop clutter-free and appliances easily accessible.

Pantry Solutions: If you have a pantry, use adjustable shelving, clear containers, and door-mounted racks to organize food items efficiently and maximize storage.

Drawer Dividers and Inserts: Use dividers and inserts in drawers to organize cutlery, utensils, and small kitchen gadgets. These keep items neatly arranged and easily accessible.

Pull-Out Pantry: Consider a pull-out pantry if you have a narrow space. These tall, slender cabinets can store a significant amount of food and supplies while taking up minimal floor space.

Multi-functional Furniture: Opt for kitchen islands or tables with built-in storage. Islands with drawers, shelves, or cabinets provide additional space for cookware, utensils, and even pantry items.

We provide our kitchen renovation, remodeling and improvement services all across Toronto & the GTA and our service areas include but are not limited to:

Toronto & GTA

  • Ajax
  • Aurora
  • Brampton
  • Bridle Path
  • Casa Loma
  • Don Mills
  • East York
  • Etobicoke
  • Forest Hill
  • Golden Mile
  • Hoggs Hollow
  • Kingsway South
  • Lawrence Park South
  • Leaside
  • Lytton Park
  • Markham
  • Milton
  • Mississauga
  • Newmarket
  • North York
  • Nortown
  • Oakville
  • Oshawa
  • Pickering
  • Richmond Hill
  • Rosedale
  • Scarborough
  • St. Andrew
  • Stouffville
  • Summerhill
  • The Beaches
  • Thornhill
  • Vaughan
  • Willowdale
  • Woodbridge
  • Yonge-Eglinton
  • Yonge-St. Clair
  • York Mills
  • Yorkville
 

Outside the Greater Toronto Area (depending on the project)

  • Acton
  • Alliston
  • Angus
  • Barrie
  • Bolton
  • Bradford
  • Burlington
  • Caledon
  • Cambridge
  • East Gwillimbury
  • Georgetown
  • Georgina
  • Guelph
  • Hamilton
  • Innisfil
  • King City
  • Kitchener
  • London
  • New Tecumseth
  • Nobleton
  • Orangeville
  • Schomberg
  • Uxbridge
  • Waterloo

While the average kitchen renovation costs in Toronto ranges from $25,000 to $60,000, high-end renovations typically range from $45,000 to $100,000 or more. For larger kitchens or luxury projects, costs can easily exceed $70,000 and may even surpass $100,000 for top-of-the-line renovations.

Key factors contributing to these higher costs include:

  1. Size: Large kitchens (200+ sq. ft.) often cost between $40,000 to $78,000 to renovate, with some projects exceeding $100,000.
  2. High-quality materials: Custom cabinetry, premium countertops (like marble or high-end quartz), and designer fixtures significantly increase costs.
  3. High-end appliances: Luxury brands and professional-grade appliances can add substantial costs to the renovation.
  4. Structural changes: Moving walls, plumbing, or electrical systems to create an open concept or change the layout adds to the expense.
  5. Custom features: Wine fridges, built-in coffee stations, or smart home technology integration can drive up costs.

 

It’s important to note that these high-end renovations often include top-quality materials, custom designs, and superior craftsmanship. While expensive, they can significantly increase home value and provide a luxurious, highly functional kitchen space.