We offer waterproofing and Channel Drain installations here in Vancouver. I have a large stock on hand and can sell to you any model right to your door. We love our fireplace projects as well and these two aspects of building keep us very busy. Call me if you want to learn how to build a better bathroom. I offer free training and anyone can use my a read more...
John is one of the top ten experts in steam showers in North America. I'm not saying that lightly. He did an excellent job guiding me through an entire end-to-end DIY steam shower build (I live in Ohio, he lives in Vancouver). He explained each step in detail and the theory behind it, his consulting fee was fair, he even drew up colored pictures to walk me through it. The way I found him was by researching a lot of builders online and then I reached out to John directly.
Most of the contractors out there just use regular (kerdi) products and build for a standard home, but John takes the best materials and basically builds commercial products into a home. He did a lot of research himself over the years - he bought all kinds of materials, tested them himself and came up with a list of the best combination that will last and worked with the manufacturers to make sure the combinations are covered under warranty. He is detail oriented, and I've seen a lot of pictures of his work. If I had to complain about anything I'd say it was tough for me to get up to speed on the terms and it was tough for him to slow it down to my pace (sort of like asking a college physics professor for help with a subtraction problem!). This meant I had to ask the same questions a couple of times, and that increased the duration.
If I wanted the absolute best steam shower that could be built, that would absolutely not leak or have future water issues, I'd have John do the work - no question. If you are looking for a shower builder in VC, or a consultant, then hire John and don't look back.
John is an outstanding contractor! We first hired John to renovate 2 bathrooms in our 45 year old house. Both rooms were stripped down to studs and joists, and John completely rebuilt them. I couldn't have asked for a better job... his attention to detail is incredible! And he had great advice along the way.
Since then John has also installed a fireplace in our rec room along with cultured stone around the fireplace. Once again his attention to detail was incredible. He obviously knew what he was doing.
Next up, the kitchen. No need to get competitive quotes because we already know we'll be hiring John.
I can't speak highly enough of John and his work and would recommend him without any hesitation (something you can't say about most contractors!). He is a standout as a contractor because he submits a highly detailed budget and is extremely committed to any project he undertakes. As well, he is very pleasant to work with, very fastidious and meticulous, and ethical and fair.
John's work ethic is exceptional: he collaborates with the client and the other trades and always places the client's wishes first. You will never hear the words "Can't be done" from John, who always seeks to find solutions and views problems as a challenge. With our bathroom reno, the result is exactly the one I wished for; John came up with many innovative ideas in order to achieve the custom curbless shower, the wall-hung toilet, and the custom lighted vanity. The quality of his work is exceptional.
I used John Whipple's services a little over 4 years ago to build a gas fireplace and he did a superb job in the handling of all the details. His 'people skills' are excellent-friendly courteous and excellent in his communications.
John Whipple - By Any Design Ltd. has a TrustScore™ of 3.6. The average TrustScore™ for other businesses providing similar services in North Vancouver and the surrounding areas is 3.2. For detailed information on how TrustScore is calculated, click here.
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Basement Renovations, Bathroom Renovations, Cabinetry and Millwork, Carpentry, Caulking, Countertops, Demolition Work, Design Build, Drywalling, Fireplaces, Floor Heating, Foundation Repairs, Foundations, General Contracting, Handyman Services, Home Inspection, Home Restoration, Insulation, Kitchen Renovations, Mold Removal, Non Slip Treatments, Painting, Plumbing, Property Maintenance, Roofing, Sewer Services, Tiling, Windows and Doors
We offer waterproofing and Channel Drain installations here in Vancouver. I have a large stock on hand and can sell to you any model right to your door.
We love our fireplace projects as well and these two aspects of building keep us very busy.
Call me if you want to learn how to build a better bathroom. I offer free training and anyone can use my accounts at Centanni Tile and Fontile for their private purchases. I ask that you help me train more people and recycle your left over tile, water proofing and thin sets back to me for retraining and those in need.
Let's build that Bathroom or fireplace!
Send me an email - I'd love to help.
By Any Design Ltd.
604 506 6792
|Main contact(s):||John Whipple|
|Alternate Phone Numbers:||604-506-6792, 604-984-6792|
|Listed with TrustedPros since:||2009|
|Accepts credit cards:||No|
|24 Hour emergency service:||Yes|
|Licensing information:||Contact John Whipple - By Any Design Ltd. to request licensing info.|
|Insurance information:||Contact John Whipple - By Any Design Ltd. to request insurance details.|
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