A design-build, construction project management and renovation firm, Sierra Gate Homes is proud to have won the 2016 Ottawa Citizen People's Choice Award (Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association Housing Design Awards). We have twenty-five years of experience in residential construction. We are a licensed and registered builder wi read more...
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I first became aware of Angus Ravanelli and the wonderful staff at Sierra Gate Homes in July 2015. This company was offered to me as a referral from a plumber who had previously assisted me in setting up our commercial kitchen. We had inquired (with a sense of urgency) to see if he knew of someone who was first and foremost reliable and trustworthy. Also, it was paramount that we find someone who could get a job done on-time and on-budget.
The reason for our urgency was that we were testing a retail concept at a local mall. We had signed a lease and had a 6-week turnaround time on renovating the space and we had a limited budget with which to work.
I called the number I was given for Sierra Gate Homes and left a message. The call was promptly returned within the hour by Angus Ravanelli. In what was to be the standard for our interactions he was polite, understanding and accommodating. He agreed to meet the next business day on-site to review to details first-hand. Within 24 hours I had a formal quote - one that was very reasonable. We gave the go ahead immediately and by the end of the week the renovation was underway.
Throughout the process we received intelligent and well-written updates about the progress on the space. The team at Sierra Gate Homes kept us apprised of the condition of the space as they progressed and advised us of any decisions that needed to be made that might not have been addressed initially. They offered simple, straightforward and cost-effective solutions that we easy to implement.
In the end we charged exactly as quoted. The workmanship was professional. The work was completed on-time. We were so happy with the work we invited Angus and his team to join us at the Grand Opening which they kindly attended.
It is without reservation that I recommend Angus Ravanelli and his team at Sierra Gate Homes for all your construction and design projects.
John Lavergne, CEO
Totally Squared Baking Incorporated
John and Vanessa, it was truly a privilege working with you to renovate your commercial space at Carlingwood Mall! Totally Squared makes a phenomenal product - your squares are out of this world!! We wish you every success at Carlingwood.
My organization (which is a social housing provider in Ottawa) has been using Sierra Gate Homes since 2014. I originally contacted Angus to complete a rather large project at one of our five properties.
This property needed a roof replacement, new eavestroughs, soffit and fascia replacement, as well as a complete removal and construction of a front porch and a second floor porch. All required immediate attention. Angus and his staff worked tirelessly even throughout the winter to ensure this project was completed when other contractors would not work.
The house where this project was located is in a historic downtown area and was built in the early 1900â€™s. Angus and his staff (Bruce, his right hand man) did an incredible job. They were able to mirror the original characteristics of this property, and added many extras without further costs. The residence looks just like it would have when it was originally constructed.
Projects that Sierra Gate competed for us have been: an office renovation, fire code updates at two of our properties, and complete removal and construction of a porch at another early 1900 home. Sierra Gate will soon be returning to this property to remove another upper and lower porch, and an old fire escape. They will be constructing new porches, custom steel fire escape, and adding a wheel chair ramp.
As the Property Manager for my organization, I keep a short list of trusted contractors that I call on regularly to complete minor and large projects. Angus is the first one that I contact for any projects.
Angus has always provided a fair quote, and has never gone over budget on any projects. As some contractors do by providing a lower quote, but then will come back with "problems" needing more money.
Angus and his staff are very professional, friendly, are hardworking, produce excellent results, and take great pride in their work. All of our residents at the homes where they have done work have enjoyed having them there and have never reported any issues. We have taken on Sierra Gate to complete many other projects and will continue to call upon them.
I would highly recommend Sierra Gate to complete any projects no matter the size and scope. If you would like to speak to me personally please feel free to contact me through Angus.
Mike, we sincerely appreciate your positive review! Daybreak is an excellent organisation doing extremely important work in our community. It is a privilege for Sierra Gate Homes to assist you in making sure that your properties are well maintained for the residents. We look forward to working with Daybreak on future projects!
1.The work was conducted in a very professional manner. The initial contract was very clear and outlined with me, the client, in advance. 2. The contractor maintained contact via email re start dates, delays, if any, and reasons for them. 3. The contractor was very responsive to any questions and suggestions as well as to anything that might need reworking. 4. The finished produce is good quality, well installed and durable,
Thank you very much, Frances! We have enjoyed working with you on different renovation projects at your home over the past two years.
I contacted Angus Ravanelli from Sierra Gate homes to do the fit up for Not Your Father's Barber on Murray Street in the Byward Market because he came highly recommended to me from the building owner. I'm very grateful that I did. Never having opened a small business in a retail space before, I had a lot of questions and concerns about permits, building code and inspections and Angus was always available to me to not only answer these questions for me but to intervene on my behalf with inspectors regarding certain aspects of the fit up. He not only saved me money on the job, which was already reasonably priced, he also saved me stress and gave me peace of mind that the job was being done to spec and therefore there would be no issues come inspection time. And he was right, inspectors were very impressed with the work that was done and the shop passed easily and quickly.
Sierra Gate arranged permit drawings, electrical upgrades, plumbing installation as well as finishing work related to the plumbing venting and baseboard work after painting. The subcontractors were punctual, professional and obviously very skilled in their individual trades. Not only did Angus arrange these contractors, he was present at least once, often more, every day that work was being performed. He was very hands on, available for questions and oversaw the work the way a General Contractor should. He took responsibility for every bit of work that was done in the shop and made sure everything was done to my satisfaction.
Angus and Andrea were one of the best decisions I made during the planning process of opening my business. I know 100% that if I do ever run into any issues with the work done in the shop that they will stand by their work and I've very happy with their guarantee. Angus and Andrea have checked in more than one time since our opening in early July to check in on the work, the business and me personally to see if I need anything. Amazing people, amazing work and a reasonable price. Everything I was looking for in a general contractor and I've found one for my next project whenever that may be.
If you're considering a contractor, look no further than Sierra Gate Homes.
Thank you very much, Aaron! It was a pleasure working with you on this renovation project. Thanks to your vision, Not Your Father's Barber is an inviting establishment with a very professional look!
Sierra Gate Homes has a TrustScore™ of 4.6. The average TrustScore™ for other businesses providing similar services in Ottawa and the surrounding areas is 2.9. 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||2011|
|Member of TrustedPros Since||2013|
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Sierra Gate Homes has the expertise to guide you through every step in the process of building your new home, adding an addition or renovating an existing property. As a general contractor, we use only the highest quality materials and we stand behind the work we do.
Renovations and additions enhance your home and its value. At Sierra Gate Homes, we work closely with you to ensure that your project makes your vision a reality, and that it is completed efficiently, on time and on budget.
More than twenty years of experience in residential construction gives Sierra Gate Homes the expertise to guide you through every step in the process of building your new home.
In your first meeting with Sierra Gate Homes, you describe your project in detail. We listen carefully to your ideas and develop a clear understanding of your lifestyle needs. Using the information that you provide to us, we design and build a home that meets or surpasses your expectations.
At Sierra Gate Homes, we work closely with you to ensure that your bathroom renovation makes your vision a reality, and that it is completed efficiently, on time and on budget. We bring the same high standards to our bathroom renovations that we bring to our custom home projects.
A finished basement enhances your home by adding extra living space. A renovated basement with a separate entrance can be rented out for extra income. Sierra Gate Homes has the expertise to guide you through your basement renovation project. Call us to discuss options and ideas!
We work closely with you to ensure that your project makes your vision a reality, and that it is completed efficiently, on time and on budget. We bring the same high standards to our renovations and additions that we bring to our custom home projects.
With more than twenty years of experience in residential construction, Sierra Gate Homes has the expertise to guide you through every step in the process of building your new home, adding an addition or renovating an existing property.
As a design-build firm, Sierra Gate Homes provides you with a comprehensive range of design and construction services. We work with you from project conception until the final inspection of your home. We stand behind the work we do.
Sierra Gate Homes will work closely with you to ensure that your kitchen renovation makes your vision a reality. We bring the same high standards to our kitchen renovations that we bring to our custom home projects.
Sierra Gate Homes is a family business. We are committed to providing our home restoration clientele with a personal approach. We have exacting standards and our attention to detail is unparalleled.
Sierra Gate Homes will work with you to design and build a garage that suits your needs. We stand behind the work we do. This means you can expect courteous and professional service.
Adding a sunroom, conservatory, patio room or skywall can enhance your home and its value. At Sierra Gate Homes, we have a range of options to suit your lifestyle needs.
Sierra Gate Homes has more than twenty years of experience in residential construction. We have the expertise to guide you through every step in your backyard project.
The siding team at Sierra Gate Homes is highly skilled and committed to excellence. They take great pride in providing premier quality workmanship.
Accessibility, Basement Lowering, Cabinetry and Millwork, Carpeting, Ceiling, Closet and Storage, Commercial Renovations, Countertops, Drafting Service, Drywalling, Floor Heating, Floor Refinishing, Flooring, Foundations, Framing, Home Theaters, Hot Tubs, Insulation, Interior Design, Non Slip Treatments, Painting, Plastering, Shed Construction, Tiling, Wallpapering
A design-build, construction project management and renovation firm, Sierra Gate Homes is proud to have won the 2016 Ottawa Citizen People's Choice Award (Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association Housing Design Awards). We have twenty-five years of experience in residential construction. We are a licensed and registered builder with Tarion, and a member of the Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association.
At Sierra Gate Homes, we take great pride in the quality of our workmanship. Our involvement, our suppliers and our trades set us apart from the competition. Our clients receive hands-on customer service from the owner of the company. And our commitment to our clients does not end upon completion of their project. We stand behind the work we do. This means that you can expect courteous and professional ongoing service from Sierra Gate Homes.
|Main contact(s)||Angus Ravanelli , Andrea Ravanelli|
|Alternate Phone Numbers||613-407-0697,|
|Listed with TrustedPros since:||2013|
|Warranty||All Sierra Gate Homes projects are backed by our one-year warranty. In addition, our custom home construction projects are covered by Tarion's seven-year warranty.|
|Accepts credit cards||Yes|
|24 Hour emergency service||Yes|
|Licensing information||Contact Sierra Gate Homes to request licensing info.|
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