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Questions to Ask in Your Next Home, Bedroom, Bathroom, Kitchen Renovation Contractor

Finding the right contractor for your next major or minor home renovation project is a high factor in the outcome of the space you are changing. You need to make sure to ask around using word of mouth, do your research, collect information on whether they are licensed and creditable, call the company to invite them to look at the place, and of course, ask questions. You want to know when the project is expected to be completed, the budget, who they have renovated before – reviews, what skills they offer, the timeline, where they need to set up, how they handle delays, and more. It is important to find the right contractor that has you and your home in mind.

The following guide will look at some of those important questions to ask for the bathroom, basement, kitchen, and outdoor renovations. For more information on where to begin in your home renovation project, you can visit the Avalon Suites Guide: Where To Start in Your Next Home Renovations Project.


Bathroom Questions

Bathroom renovations are a common part of the house that is changed or made better for maximum efficiency over time – as well as adds value to your home for when you decide to sell. The bathroom renovations can include adding a sit-down space in the shower,

  • May I see past examples of your previous bathroom remodeling work and customer reviews?

  • How many bathrooms and other space remodeling projects do you take on at one time? Do you have different teams of people with specialization?

  • Who will be working in my home? What are the dates and timing?

  • How do you work? What do you plan to do for set up to tear down, protecting furniture, hardwood floors, pets, etc.?

  • How have you resolved differences and conflicts in the past? Due to miscommunication, timing, or budget issues?


Basement Questions

Basement renovations are exciting when you have an unfurnished basement and want to make it an extra living room, children’s playroom, or second home for guests or to rent out. Below are some questions you can ask your basement renovator.

  • How long have you been in the basement renovation business and how many basements have you renovated?

  • Can you finish my basement with my current budget?

  • How long is the timeline to finish my basement?

  • How often will we communicate about the progress of my basement and through which medium?

  • What are some energy-saving electronics or features we can add to my basement?


Kitchen Questions

The kitchen in your home is where you make your first cup of coffee in the morning, and meals with your family at the end of the day. It’s important to have an efficient place to cook healthy meals and here are some questions for your kitchen home renovator.

  • What is the maximum storage space you can renovate for my kitchen?

  • How long will this kind of kitchen renovation take for you and your employees?

  • Will I be able to use my kitchen while it is being renovated?

  • Will someone be in my home kitchen every day to work on the renovations.

  • Will you be able to match the kitchen renovation to my current home architecture and structure?


Outdoor Questions

Outdoor spaces like your home porch or backyard patio may be looking like it’s time for an upgrade to make the exterior of your home look more presentable to potential home buyers. The following are some outdoor space home renovator questions you can ask.

  • Can I see some past porch or backyard work you have done in the past, and customer reviews?

  • How long will this outdoor space – backyard or porch – renovation take to complete?

  • Will you be supplying the grass as well after the project is finished?

  • What are your limitations on what you can do? Pools? Ponds? Patios?

  • Are you planning on using subcontractors – who will be at my home?

For more on Avalon Suites Guide for home renovations and everything to know from contractors to different spaces projects, look at our blog: Everything to Know about Home Renovations Short-term Stay in Toronto.


Short-Term Rental

If you are looking to have your home bathroom, basement, kitchen, and outdoor space renovated or remodeled this time of year, look for a short-term rental with Avalon Suites Yorkville. A booking with Avalon Suites Yorkville will ensure you have 2x the space compared to a typical hotel room, a quiet home office space to work during the day, an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer, and a fully equipped for cooking comforting homemade meals. As well as access to a fitness center and gym, conference space, 24/7 concierge services, smart tv in the suite, complimentary wi-fi and more. Avalon Suites Location is also conveniently located within walking distance to Wholefoods, high-end shopping, art galleries, and restaurants to make your stay a staycation while your home is being redone.


Avalon Suites Yorkville

More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness center and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.

Located within walking distance to Wholefoods, Avalon Suites is perfect for your employee corporate relocation. You can make grocery shopping trips and cook up meals in your kitchen just like if you were at home. If you are not in the mood to cook, Yorkville is surrounded by several takeouts and dine-in restaurants, check out our blog Best Restaurants for Takeout Near our Short-term Rentals for more. And looking for an experience while you are in Toronto and want to explore? Look at our blog Things to do Around Bloor-Yorkville for local tourist destinations to visit on your days off.

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