Lighthouse Renovations has accumulating hundreds of satisfied clients along the way. I moved from Ottawa, ON to Edmonton, AB (July/2016) I am not a General Contractor. I am not a handyman service. I do most of the work myself and only subcontract necessary portions to satisfy permit obligations. I've been involved in different aspect read more...
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Craig was friendly at first and the quality of his work seemed good. As he progressed into the project his work became sloppy and he was rude with my other contractors. Craig didn’t do good job with my Renovations and kept demanding money even though he didn’t complete what was in the contract and I wasn’t happy with the work. He hasn’t honoured his warranties and refuses to answer my calls. I would never recommend him, huge disappointment with my kitchen and I spent a lot of money on his project.
I cant say that I'm surprised at this review as Linda came into this business relationship almost 2 yrs. ago with a very dishonest intent. She asked me for an all inclusive price and then decided to use some of her own hand picked contractors. When it came time to produce invoices so I could make the appropriate deductions, she purposely attempted to hide returns of items I had purchased and withheld other invoices for long periods of time. The job turned out wonderful. She was also running a dayhome during the project. I kept my moral concerns to myself, although it weighed heavy on me at times, I finished the project in a timely manner, charging nothing for extra work and delays caused by other contractor tartyness. I'm not concerned at all about this review as future clients can draw their own conclusions about who was the problem in this transaction based on my review history.
Craig is great.
Services included for the basement remodel include relocating bathroom, rebuilding walls for a bedroom, bathroom, family room with subfloor, insulation etc. Also, installing bathroom fixtures, fireplace, mantel, upgrading plumbing and hot water tank (through a subcontractor) and finishing (sanding, priming and painting).
On top of all of that - he was extremely helpful in the planning process, giving knowledgeable advice on decisions that came up throughout, including anything from plumbing fixtures, finishing materials, paint, floor, colours and others.
Craig showed up everyday during the project as needed until it was complete. Although started a bit behind schedule (due to complications on a previous job), this was forgiven due to the benefits of having great work done.
Other than a great contractor - Craig is personable with family and pets. He took his time explaining and conversing with my father in law, which is worth mentioning.
I have an early 1970s bi-level with 1 1/2 bathrooms. The downstairs sink and toilet was cornered in a small area without much wiggle room. Also there was terrible rot under the floor. With a surprisingly modest quote Craig was able to borrow room from an adjacent bedroom to install a beautiful shower stall. I now have 2 bathrooms and I am very happy.
Carpentry, electrical and plumbing was all handled without subcontracting.
Craig was great! Always friendly, on time and professional. The work was completed for what was quoted and he made the whole process as easy on us as possible. Would definitely use Lighthouse again for any home project.
Lighthouse Renovations has a TrustScore™ of 4.1. The average TrustScore™ for other businesses providing similar services in Edmonton and the surrounding areas is 3. For detailed information on how TrustScore is calculated, click here.
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|Posted Workers Compensation||Yes|
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|In Business Since||2004|
|Member of TrustedPros Since||2016|
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Give your old, outdated, bathroom a fresh updated look, reconfigure and modernize your fixtures. Bathrooms are the number two rated best return room in your home. Tubs, Showers, toilets, cabinetry, countertops, floor and wall tiles, mirrors, and lighting will re-invent your outdated bathrooms.
Your Kitchen is the number one room for return on your investment in your home. From cabinetry, countertops, fixtures, and tile can make your old, run down kitchen into a beautiful room you want to be in.
Re-develope your unfinished basement into usable living space and create a rec room, kids play area or guest bedroom, bathroom area. Basements give a return on your investment.
Turn your empty backyard into a great summertime entertaining space by adding a cooking, dining and sitting area with a new treated wood or composite deck. Start enjoying your backyard space and stop dreading the chore of mowing.
Get rid of those old stained, buckled, dusty carpets and give your floor a new, easy to clean modern surface with solid wood hardwood or laminate flooring,
Foundation Slab up construction of garages. Framing, windows and doors, garage doors and openers and exterior and interior finishings.
Picking the correct cabinet color, style, quality can make all the difference in your completed project.
Lighthouse Renovations has accumulating hundreds of satisfied clients along the way. I moved from Ottawa, ON to Edmonton, AB (July/2016) I am not a General Contractor. I am not a handyman service. I do most of the work myself and only subcontract necessary portions to satisfy permit obligations. I've been involved in different aspects of construction since 1988, beginning my career in my birth province of Nova Scotia. This has given me extensive knowledge in many aspects of new construction and renovations. My specialties included Kitchen Renos, Bathrooms Renos, Basement Renos, Flooring, Trim and Mouldings, Painting, Drywall, Plumbing, and Decks. My quotes (Not Estimates) are always in a written detailed, legally binding, service contract form. Initial deposits range from 15%-30% depending on your project. I dedicate 100% of my time to your project until it is finished. I do not skip around from project to project dragging out your timeline like a lot of other renovators. Free consultations and quotes are also offered. These are personal visits to your home to discuss your renovation plans, timeline expectations and to answer any questions you may have about the process. Please check my Facebook page for scheduling information. Accepted forms of payments are cash, e-transfer, POS Interac Debit, Major Credit cards with 2.5% premium.
Lighthouse Renovations was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2018 for Basement Renovations, Bathroom Renovations and Flooring in Edmonton.
Lighthouse Renovations was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2016 for Basement Renovations, Bathroom Renovations and Carpentry in Edmonton.
|Main contact(s)||Craig Hirtle|
|Listed with TrustedPros since:||2016|
|Warranty||13 months after completion of project for breakdowns or failures of products and labor provided by Lighthouse Renovations and its sub contractors.|
|Accepts credit cards||Yes|
|24 Hour emergency service||No|
|Legal structure||Sole Proprietor|
|Licensing information||Contact Lighthouse Renovations to request licensing info.|
|Insurance information||Contact Lighthouse Renovations to request insurance details.|
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