Better Flooring for Less: Transform Your Home!

Hardwood Installation: Magic in Action

If you own a home or a condo, one of the greatest investments you can make is hardwood installation. It is highly durable, easy to clean, and aesthetically pleasing to virtually everyone on the planet.

Removing old, flat and drab carpets while putting down hardwood will revitalize any room, breathing new life into your home and bringing joy to all of its occupants.

Hardwood installation is enough to make any space feel larger and more modern. Furthermore, it drastically raises the value of your home. Fill out our online booking form and you won’t have to wait long before one of our teams upgrades your flooring.

Professional Tiling – Witness the Magic!

Professional Tiling – Witness the Magic!

Take a look at some of our professional tiling team’s recent conquests!

One of the many things that makes Odd Job different is that we have specialized teams of handymen for each type of project. When you book with us, our office staff will ‘match’ you with licensed, insured, bonded and identity-and-background-checked professionals.

Our professional tiling contractors will be happy to repair, replace and install your tiled floors – ceramic, porcelain, glass and more.

Restoration

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As you can see, replacing the tiles isn’t always necessary. In many cases, we’ll simply need to replace the adhesive or selectively target wet or dry areas or replace the grout.

Our professional tiling contractors aren’t like many others in that they’ll be as happy to complete small-scale repairs as they will be to take on larger installations.

Installation

Subway Tiles

Why do we receive hundreds of service requests for tiled backsplashes every year? Why have tiles been a staple of interior design since the beginning of human civilization?

Because they’re easy to maintain, they’re gorgeous, and they allow the homeowner to capture a vibration that is simply indescribable. Our team has decades of experience installing tiles for residential and commercial clients all over the city.

Book or call today, and our professional tiling contractors will ensure that you witness the magic in your home. 

Remodeling a Small Bathroom: New Tiles, Shower Stall & Paint

Remodeling a Small Bathroom – Odd Job Style

This project took six days, and because we didn’t change the position of the bathroom fixtures we didn’t need a permit. Great!

I love this new bathroom, from the clear glass tub doors, to the small brick pattern on the tile surround that is carried onto the floor.  Using this patterns makes the room seem larger while tying every thing together cohesive.  The walls are painted a dark taupe that is carried into the grout on the floor.

Moulding: Installed Beautifully and with Professional Skill

We can install new interior trim, moulding, crown moulding, baseboards in any room you desire, and with beautiful results.

We can also build cornices, decorative columns, faux ceiling beams and beautiful coffered ceilings.

Many installations take just a day!

Our professional installers also adhere to a strict installation method that virtually guarantee’s great results that last and last.  Unlike most budget installers we don’t skimp on the important parts of the job, we nail a cleat behind all moulding’s to ensure perfect results and glue all seams and joints to ensure that they don’t return for a visit in the future.

Finally we caulk all the seams and paint out the installed moulding with any paint the client desires.

Be proud to show off your moulding for years and years, choose Odd Job to get you there.

Call us about our rates. We’d be happy to talk to you.

Remodeling the Basement: New Lighting, Painting and Flooring

From start to finish Oddjob can help with even those bigger jobs on your mind.

We leveled the floor, added a water proofing membrane, a new sub floor and then beautiful new flooring in this new great multi purpose room.  New drywall, paint, lighting and baseboard and this room was complete!

The Amazing Work of the Ikea Hackers

As hands-on, creative people, we love Ikea Hackers – a blog dedicated to customizing and making the most of the “Build-it-Yourself” furniture.

Ikea hackers use a shoe rack to hang a flat screen TV.

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Ikea Hackers turn bookshelves into a fab bar.

Have you been inspired by Ikea Hackers but don’t have the skills to pull off the “hack” yourself? Give us a call at 416-520-1161 to discuss the project, or just use our super-simple online “book-a-handyman” form.

What a Tiled Backsplash did for this Kitchen

Our client had just moved in and wanted to do a few upgrades to her kitchen. We tiled the backsplash. What do you think?

 

Before and After: Basement Stairs

The basement stairwell of this house had seen better days, and it was time to patch up some holes, add a railing and give the steps a rich new finish.

Before: Patching Staircase Walls

Our first job was to repair and paint the stairway. There was a lot of damage to smooth out in the stairwell to get ready for painting.

With the wall fixed up, a railing was installed for added safety.

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You should always have a handrail in your stairwell, so we’ve installed one here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Staining the Stairs

Finally, we taped up all the walls to protect our hard work, and gave the steps a rich new finish.

Like the result? Check out what we were able to do for another homeowner’s stairwell with some paint and a carpet runner, and don’t forget to take a look at our service list for halls and stairways if you’d like to know what we’ll do for your stairwell!

Installing Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything, right? And all it took to give this house an awesome facelift was a new door and a fresh coat of paint!

The old door was muted and drafty – it had to go. The home owners wanted us to repaint the stairs as well – this colour draws too much attention.

Before: Worn door and porch

This old door will come out, and the steps will no longer be the focal point.

With a draft-stopping new door in place and the steps painted out in beige, this house looks 20 years younger, don’t you think?

After: New Door

Browse through more exterior home projects in our gallery, or if you are a Real Estate agent looking an occasional handyman to work with your home owners, give us a call at 416-520-1161.

Before and After: Carpeted Stair Runner

Wooden floors are beautiful, but wooden stairs can be slippery and dangerous. Adding a carpet runner is an easy way to add comfort and safety to your home.

First, we’ll sand down the steps so they can be primed and painted.

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Plain wooden stairs, ready for a makeover.

Now, this plush carpet runner will ensure that these stairs are safer and nicer on the feet, and the new paint job will ensure it stays beautiful for a long time!

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After: Painted and Carpet Installed

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Instead of steep and slippery, it’s the comfort of carpet.

Here are some other examples of what Odd Job has done for our clients’ halls, stairways and landings. Be sure to check out our service list for hallways and stairs, and remember, it only takes a minute to book an Odd Job handyman!

Backyard Clubhouse – Handyman Style

Backyard Clubhouse: Handyman Style

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A backyard clubhouse isn’t nearly as cool as it should be when the roof is leaking.

The Smitherson family learned this the hard way when their daughter Nancy began complaining about the conditions in her outdoor hideaway. She and her friends were being rudely interrupted by spring showers.

Upon our arrival, we immediately knew what to do. We removed the worn cedar shingles and gave the roof a full update. Rain will no longer interrupt the tea parties at this clubhouse!

We offer a wide range of exterior home improvement services. Whether you need a backyard clubhouse or a shed, gazebo or even a playground,  Give us a call at (416) 520-1161 or book our team online.

Before and After: Repairing Drywall in a Flooded Basement

Basement flooding not only ruins whatever belongings you might have stored downstairs, but it also can cause rot and decay in the drywall, insulation and wood that make up the walls. That’s what we found inside the walls at this house when we came to replace the drywall of a guest bedroom.

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Gutting the mould and rot from the basement bedroom walls.

Fully Insulated Walls

The walls have been repair, insulated, and taped back up. Ready for drywalling.

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Floor cleaned up and good as new.

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The seam is invisible where we repaired the lower half of these walls. Painted and trimmed out.

Check out more photos of our basement adventures, and take a look at our service list for basements and garages. Fill out our online “book-a-handyman” form and we will help you with all of your downstairs projects.

Before and After: Adding Mosaic Tiles in the Kitchen

The property owner at the Egencia Agency was so impressed with the work we did, they called us back to do some tiling at an adjacent residential property.

In the kitchen, they wanted to add some drama to this small space by tiling it. Here we are preparing the space.

Preparing to Tile Wall

The soon-to-be feature wall in the Kitchen.

We installed a mosaic feature wall made up of glass, ceramic and marble tiles.

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After: The finished feature wall

A border of the same tiled mosaic was added to the rest of the kitchen to tie it in.

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Tiled Border in the Kitchen.

Check out some of our past kitchen projects and read our service list for kitchens. If we can help you, then take a minute or two to fill out our online “book-a-handyman” form and our team will be mobilized to transform your kitchen!

Before and After: A Room is Born

Wondering if you can squeeze an extra room out of that sunny landing? That’s what one of our clients thought when he called Odd Job about creating a new wall and doorway on the second floor.

This space is perfect for a small office or hobby room – all it needs is a bit of privacy.

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Before: An Open Space

Here, we’ve hung all the studs to frame out the new wall and entryway.

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Framed out the wall with a new doorway.

The glass in this door will still allow light into the hall, but now there’s a bit more privacy and functionality to this space.

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Privacy acheived with this new wall and door.

There are other ways we might help you repair or refresh your halls and common rooms. Book us today!

Before and After: Ceramic Tile Repair in a Shower Stall

1) First, we removed all of the cracked and broken tiles, and all the old grout in the floor of the shower.

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Removal of grout and broken tiles.

2) Here, we’ve replaced tiles and are caulking the shower stall.

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New tiles are down and caulked

3) And here’s the repaired shower stall – practically new!

Completed Repair of Shower Tiles

A beautiful repair job!

Here are more photos featuring Odd Job’s bathroom renovations. Would you like us to spruce up your bathroom? Take a look at our bathroom service list and see what we can do for you.