Handy Renovations

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Handy Renovations Basements New or Remodel A fully finished basement in just a few weeks If you are looking for a way to convert your unfinished basement into a beautiful space for your entire family, Handy Renovations is the answer. Whether you have a solid vision for your basement or are looking for ideas, Joe Golka will transform the spac  read more...

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226-581-3851 |Website 139 Hespeler Road, Cambridge ON N1R 3G9

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Rating of 4.9 / 5 from 7 Reviews

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Handy Renovations began operations in 2000 and has received 7 reviews for an overall customer rating of 4.9. The average rating for businesses providing similar services in the Cambridge area is 4.4. Write a review

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Quality of Work Quality 5.0
Timeliness Timeliness 4.9
Cleanliness Cleanliness 4.7
Budget Budget 4.9
Communication Communication 4.9
Courteous Courteous 5.0

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In Business Since 2000
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Main Services Offered

Basement Renovations

Complete renovations from floor plan to paint and finish carpentry. The space can be for entertainment or for rent. I offer consultation for both.

Bathroom Renovations

Either a new bathroom in the basement or replacing , remodeling and updating I do all with all finishes.


Closets and bulkheads in any location. Finishing with baseboards and molding. Install new doors and hardware.

Other Services Offered


I do lite electrical, installing light fixtures etc. I also work with a licensed electrician to do those large basement reno's. Panel update or replacement.

Demolition Work

I generally include demolition and haulage with most of my job sites to control the mess. Dust control is always used to minimize the drama.


I do light plumbing jobs(change a tap set) or I use my licensed plumber to tackle those bigger jobs . Like a new basement bathroom.


I can help you choose the right tile for the job. Once that is done I always use the Schluter system to make the best job possible.


I normally do small repairs but my plaster guy can handle the bigger jobs like popcorn removal or new California Ceilings.

Home Theaters

Complete construction from framing to installing the sound system. Consultation for design to meet your needs and budget.


From boarding, taping to primer I do it all. Proper backing is always used to get the strongest joints.

Handyman Services

General Repairs, light electrical, light plumbing, drywall patching, tile replacement etc.


Weather its for sound proofing or have the right R valve are usually included in my full reno's


Quoted by the sq. ft. weather you buy the paint or not. I provide good painting for a good rate


All carpentry for basements reno's. Installing stairs. Installing portioning walls.


You pick your flooring and I can install for you. Laminate wood or vinyl plank.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Working with my hvac technician all concerns are looked over by a professional

Windows and Doors

Generally windows and door replacement or added to all my renovations.

Trash Removal

Generally trash is removed from the job site daily to keep it safe.

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Handy Renovations Basements New or Remodel

A fully finished basement in just a few weeks

If you are looking for a way to convert your unfinished basement into a beautiful space for your entire family, Handy Renovations is the answer. Whether you have a solid vision for your basement or are looking for ideas, Joe Golka will transform the space into something far better than you could ever have imagined. We know that once you have decided to finish your basement, you will be anxious to see the finished space as fast as possible. You will not want your family s life to be disrupted for too long while we do the work. That is why I am proud to guarantee completion within a few weeks. Before you know it, you will have a brand new basement to enjoy. Guaranteed quality when you have just gone to the expense of finishing your basement, the last thing you want is to discover faulty materials or poor workmanship. At Handy Renovations , I stand behind my designs, and I only use products and materials of the highest quality. I have many satisfied customers and beautiful basements I have done over the years of experience.

Once I have finished the work there will be no need to see me again unless, of course, you need another renovation! A cost you can afford Many people are put off from finishing their basements because they fear the cost. The people at Handy Renovations believe that people shouldn t have to pay a fortune to be able to use their own homes. My prices can be up to 30% lower than those of our competitors without any impact to quality. If you show me quotes from other companies, I will even do my best to price match them.

Contact me today whether you want space for living, working or entertaining, come to Handy Renovations and see what I can offer you.

During our FREE consultations I will find the design that is right for your New Basement or remodel, no matter your needs or budget!

Schedule a FREE Estimate or Call Us Now: 519 802 4115

Best of TrustedPros Awards

Best of TrustedPros 2020

Handy Renovations was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2020 for in Cambridge.

Additional Information

Main contact(s) Joe Golka
Alternate Phone Numbers 226-581-3851,
Listed with TrustedPros since: 2018
Residential work Yes
Commercial work No
Warranty Warranty with Handy Renovations is after completion of work the project is done to the costumers satisfaction.
Accepts credit cards No
Year established 2000
Offers financing No
24 Hour emergency service No
Legal structure Sole Proprietor
Licensing information Business does not require a trade license
Insurance information Insurance information available upon request

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