Fram Construction & Design and Fram commercial Development Corp have been in business since 1981. I have built over thirty large additions to homes of various sizes and designs. Countless basement finishings. About twenty kitchen renovations and countless bathroom reno's. We renovate and improve any area in the home. We also finish trim and add crown mo read more...
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We contracted James to do a complete overhaul of a rental cottage we purchased in Niagara on the Lake. After interviewing other contractors - we felt that James was the perfect choice for our project. Even at the qualification stage; he showed more interest and spent more time than the others evaluating the scope of requirements. He offered constructive and in many cases cost saving options to complete the work. He kept in constant communication throughout the job and his work was meticulous. He was accommodating, flexible and an absolute pleasure to work with.
He turned our little "diamond in the rough" into a real gem!
Several of our guests have provided positive feed back on how beautiful the place looks.
Thank you James
I have never meet James prior to my hiring him. I found James Fram very honest with his pricing and work ethic. James was very acceptable to changes as the work went along and was very meticulous with all his work. My project lasted for 10 weeks to complete and James was at our door step everyday to get the job done putting in a full days work. I'm very happy with the work that was done and would recommend Fram construction for any future projects.
We have used Fram Construction on numerous occasions and have always been pleased with the results. Jamie is reliable and trustworthy. Jamie is a perfectionist, he pays great attention to detail. Jamie is also creative and has made design recommendations. We recommended him to our neighbours, he renovated their kitchen, retiled floors and installed hardwood, they were also extremely pleased with the quality of his work.
We were absolutely delighted with Fram, and the care they took to lay stone on our porch. So much so that we hired them for the basement, and then later our master bath.
Super conscientious, courteous, and trustworthy as well. Starts with a great vision, wonderful ideas, and even helped with colour choices. Firm construction, excellent materials, and an amazing eye for detail.
Quite the perfectionist!
May take a little longer than expected because of this detailing.
Would hire again in a flash!!!
Fram Construction & Design Ltd has a TrustScore™ of 4.2. The average TrustScore™ for other businesses providing similar services in Niagara Falls and the surrounding areas is 3.4. For detailed information on how TrustScore is calculated, click here.
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|Posted Liability Insurance||Yes|
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|In Business Since||1982|
|Member of TrustedPros Since||2012|
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I have acted as a general contractor on every renovation, addition and new build I have completed over the past twenty plus years. I use sub contractors in many area's. I have plumbers I trust. As well electrical contractors. Gas fitters, and A heating/ air conditioning company I have dealt with.
I will sit down with you and help design any project you have in mind. When we have the features and basic structural design you are happy with I will then sit down with an engineer and architect I work with and produce the drawings necessary for the municipality you live in to approve the project.
We have been doing our own framing for renovations, basements, additions and new construction for years. I have roof trusses and systems built at the plant and we install on site.
We handle all hard landscape projects. Decks Gazebos, fences of all kinds, Patios (concrete and natural stone), And all plantings, gardens and lawns associated with the project. We do not install interlock products. All of our work is installed with 4' deep sono tube and concrete bases. It lasts.
We have worked with natural stone and concrete for over twenty years. We pour four to six inches of 3500PSI concrete all set with 4' deep sono tubes, and then cement random or square/rectangular flagstone on it. The work is all high end, and lasts for decades. Gardens walls, waterfalls and more.
We do complete kitchen design, tear out and construction. We have been renovating, adding additions and new builds for over twenty years. I can build anything you can dream of, and your budget can handle. I have three different cabinet companies I work with, as well as counter top suppliers.
We have been building cedar decks for over twenty years. Any design, any finish. We always build on four foot deep sono tubes with high quality concrete pours. We build with P.T., Natural cedar, or new composit's. My Patios are built with 3500 P.S.I concrete. And covered with natural stone.
We have finished many game room area's over the years. most are basement area's. We provide endless finishes and features. And spend a great deal of time on proper lighting. We also finish bedroom suites in basements with beautiful onsuite baths. We change windows and add walkouts if necessary.
We have created many single and two story additions over the years. The average size is 800sq' to 1000sq'. However we have built up to1800sq' as a second story and side addition. All work is proffessionaly designed and approved by the municipality. If you can dream it, I can build it.
I have renovated close to two hundred bathrooms and built at least sixty new in additions we have built over the years. We can design and build anything you imagination and budget can concieve of. But every one has the same basic structure, plumbing and base to work from. We believe in quality.
We have been finishing all of our own trim and finished carpentry on our renovations, basement completions and additions for twenty years. All types of trim and finishes. We also install crown moldings up to ten inches wide. We can custom manufacture any style of trim or baseboard you desire.
We have installed all pre finished hardwood flooring for over twenty years. And laminate flooring for the past decade. We also prep the sub floor properly so it can accept the new flooring and seat itself as it should. We then finish all baseboard and trim work as well.
In addition to building and finishing alll renovations, additions and new builds. I spend time with my clients and help int he design of each area and room. Design and finish of the trims, crowns and cabinets. Right down to the flooring and color on the walls.
We have rebuilt many garage areas in the downtown areas of the GTA. As well as built new single and double car garages. We have even lifted and moved a double car garage on a property to make way for an addition we were going to build. We can handle your job.
We provide in floor radiant heating systems.
Fram Construction & Design and Fram commercial Development Corp have been in business since 1981. I have built over thirty large additions to homes of various sizes and designs. Countless basement finishings. About twenty kitchen renovations and countless bathroom reno's. We renovate and improve any area in the home. We also finish trim and add crown moldings. Install hardwood and laminate flooring.
I will sit down with you and design and plan the job. we provide full and accurate quotes. And our budgets are clear. If any changes are required durring the project, we will go over these in detail as well. We will provide you with whatever finish your budget permits. I emphasise, my crew and I do quality work. As do the sub trades I use.
Our exterior hard landscaping is second to none. Stone patios, walkways, driveways. Waterfalls. Exterior fireplaces. rock retaing wall systems and garden rocks. We also build custom cedar decks and fences. Pool houses. Outdoor bars and entertainment area's. All of our structures are built on solid concrete bases. All the base structures are built with 4' deep sono tubes filled with 3500 PSI concrete and steel bars run from these, through the concrete base. We then cement natural stone to these bases if building patios and walkways. Or we use this base structure to build fireplaces, bars, pool houses etc on top. What we build...lasts.
My commercial business has worked for many big name companies such as Dominion grocery stores and I finished the interiors of all the Franklin printing stores in Canada. Many small retail store construction projects as well as day care construction. We have built a six classroom facility in Mississauga, with a full playground facility as well.
I can say with all honesty, I have had nothing but happy clients throughout my bussines life.
I have relied on nothing but word of mouth for over fifteen years. We have moved to the Niagara area from Mississauga this past February, and this is a new market for me. So this is my new form of advertising. I look forward to hearing from you and I greatly look forword to building your project.
|Main contact(s)||James Fram|
|Alternate Phone Numbers||289-968-8422, 289-968-8422|
|Listed with TrustedPros since:||2012|
|Warranty||All work performed is covered by a one year warranty by Fram Construction and design ltd. Sub contractors such as roofing companies, plumbers etc have their own warranties. These can be discussed as necessary.|
|Accepts credit cards||No|
|24 Hour emergency service||No|
|Legal structure||Sole Proprietor|
|Licensing information||Business does not require a trade license|
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