GW Kitchen

Details: Some areas just require a different layout! The old kitchen was a simple “U” shaped kitchen with outdated cabinets. We flipped the script and built an “L” shaped kitchen with a beautiful island. We added a custom built wine cabinet in an otherwise useless cavity. All new tile, trim, lighting and a ship lap…

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Inglewood Exterior

Details: This project started with adding a covered porch addition to the home and upgrading the sliding door systems. The covered porch was topped with a DuraDek waterproof membrane and black flashing. Underneath, we built out the walls to accept exterior grade MDF, cladded all the beams and posts and trimmed them in for that…

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Platinum Deck

Details: In this backyard oasis, a large wrap around deck was designed and built. To help protect from the elements, a flat covered roof was built over a portion of the deck with DuraDek waterproof membrane installed on top. 3 access points were built so you can enter the deck from anywhere on the lawn.

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Post Luxury Bathroom

Details: Laying back relaxing in a large soaker tub was the inspiration behind the master ensuite renovation. So began a complete gut and renovation. With much attention to detail and planning, every aspect came together seamlessly. In the master ensuite, we added a standing shower with rainfall head and handheld wand, double vanity, and a…

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Twenty Rd Basement

Details: Dreaming of a useful, functional space? How about letting us design your new basement? With a blank slate, so many options are available. In this basement project, we added several functional spaces. There is a 3 piece bathroom, bedroom, den, living room with a cozy fireplace to sit and relax around, kitchen with walk-in…

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JJ Cook Coffered Ceilings

Size of Project: Small Duration of Project: 3 days Cost: $7,300 Details: In this residential remodel in Hamilton features a custom built coffered ceiling. Building Dreams Contracting upgraded the homes living room with a 12 box custom design.  The crown moulding is a traditional profile used in many homes around the Hamilton, Burlington and Ancaster area.…

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Inglewood

Details: This residential project only took a couple of days. The now grand opening that welcomes you to the living room from the front entrance was once a separating wall.  Our home improvement work included shoring the floor above, demolish what was being removed, patched floors and installed a structural beam to pick up the load from…

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King James Project

Size of Project: Large Duration of Project: 1.5 years Project Size: Over 5,000 Sq, Ft. Cost: $300,000 Details: Over the course of 1.5yrs, our team completed structural demolition, shoring, restructuring, framing out units, installed 30′ douglas fir structural/exposed beams, window installation, facade build out, restored tin ceilings, and T&G cedar planks for a stunning lobby entrance. This Hamilton…

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Liveli Studios

Web: Liveli Studios Size of Project: Medium Duration of Project: Less than 3 weeks Project Size: Less than 2,000 Sq, Ft. Cost: $17,000 Details: When Liveli Studios had a vision, they had a grand vision.  Their newly renovated space was once a woodworkers garage shop.  This weathered oil stained space had drywall falling off the walls and an…

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The Templar Flats

Templar Flats wins for wood-frame construction Downtown Hamilton site is first six-storey wood-frame building in the province NEWS Dec 13, 2016 by Molly Hayes Hamilton Spectator Templar Flats on King William at Hughson. – Gary Yokoyama,The Hamilton Spectator   Hamilton’s Templar Flats has been recognized as the first six-storey wood-frame building in the province. The…

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Barn Doors Designs

Size of Project: Small Duration of Project: 2 days Cost: $1,000 Details: Building Dreams Contractors works on these custom barn yard doors to add a rustic look to this room entrance. An easy and cost effective addition to any home. Looking to add some unique elements to your home layout? Give us a call today.

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Baby Gets the Upgrade!

Size of Project: Small Duration of Project: 1 day Cost: $1,300 Details: In this babies bedroom, we installed a classic poplar crown moulding and created a very nice wall treatment. Building Dreams made this families dreams come true with offering a unique and luxurious baby room upgrade. Plus it only took us 1 day to…

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Progreston Project

Size of Project: 1,000 sq. ft. Duration of Project: 3.25 months Cost: $245,000 Details: Forever home dreamed up, designed and built!  This was a 1000sqft 1960’s bungalow.  We took the entire home down to the studs, removed and moved walls, took the roof system off and then began putting it back together.   Everything was replaced. …

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Showcase Dr. Project

Size of Project: Small Duration of Project: 2 days Cost: $5,800 Details: This brand-new home came with a tray ceiling above the dining room.  The best option for an upgrade is to install a coffered ceiling within.  This coffered ceiling had a two piece crown installed to provide more shadow lines within the boxes.  We…

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Custom Framing

Size of Project: Varies in size Duration of Project: Dependent on size Details: We have very experienced framers on our team.  We have built anything from brand new customs, basement framing, restaurants, office buildings (steel stud) and restoration projects in 100+yr old buildings.  We know what we are doing when it comes to framing!

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Concession 4 Project

Size of Project: Full house renovation Duration of Project: 2 months Cost: $185,000 Details: In this dream home renovation, we went in and completely gutted the main floor and then refreshed the second level and basement.  We removed walls, relocated a bathroom to a totally different side of the home, raised a ceiling in the…

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House of Laurentide

Size of Project: 750 Linear ft of Crown + 18 box coffered ceiling Duration of Project: 5 days Cost: $8,600 Details: In this absolute stunning home, we upgraded the ceilings on the main floor living room/dining room with 18 boxes to create a coffered ceiling.  We used a combination of poplar and MDF material to…

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Berkeley North Restaurant

Size of Project: Full restaurant build Duration of Project: 3 months Details: Berkeley North is a West-coast inspired kitchen.  Berkeley North was built on the main level of the newly built Templar Flats building in Hamilton, ON.  Berkeley North has two levels. The main floor has shiplap wall features, faux pine beams and herringbone hostess…

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Burro Restaurants

Size of Project: Small Duration of Project: 3 days Cost: $4,500 Details: Burro had all new custom banquettes built to increase the seating capability while looking great.  We built the frame from regular SPF lumber and closed it up with pine boards. Website: www.burrotacos.com

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Custom Entertainment

Size of Project: Small Duration of Project: 4 days Cost: $13,000 Details: This custom entertainment space was built with functionality in mind.  We had custom cabinets built to fit the sides, wired up 4 L.E.D lights in the top cabinets, and had T.V to cabinet pre-wired for an entertainment system.  The 42” fireplace has a…

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Custom Decks

Size of Project: Large Duration of Projects: 1 – 3 weeks Cost: $10,000 – $60,000 Details: Our custom decks have it all!  Tons of room for seating, wrap around poolside deck, built in hot tub, barbeque kitchen, table top bar, a 500sqft flat roof and two entry points.  Every deck board end was routered for a factory…

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The Textile Building

Size of Project: Large Duration of Project: 3 months Project Size: 10,000+ Sq, Ft. Details: Once the home for the E. Van Allen & Co. Shirt Company, this four storey building has been renovated into a contemporary office building with a variety of office spaces ranging from 200-10,000 square feet. At the centre of the building is a…

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