Men At Work Design Build
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The traditional design-bid-build approach to major home construction projects allows there to be more room for errors, in an already stressful and expensive undertaking. Design-bid-build require homeowners to find an architect and designer, pay a lot of money to develop plans (with no promise from anyone of what they might actually cost to build), enter a bidding war to secure a qualified, reliable, and reasonable contractor to actually complete the job, then manage communication between the designer and contractor.

Finding responsive professional contractors proves to be much more difficult than you might expect. It usually ends up taking a lot longer and costing a lot more than you’d budgeted. It requires more of your time and effort to manage relationships with multiple partners, who are unfamiliar with each other to begin with, and conflict is virtually assured. It’s a stressful experience, and, since there’s no single party responsible for your satisfaction from start to finish, your expectations are unlikely to be met without countless headaches.

Since 1989, Men At Work has specialized in integrated design/build services that renew and expand older homes in Toronto neighbourhoods. Our passion has lead us to become experts in managing the challenges of renovating sensitive, old buildings into beautiful, functional, comfortable living spaces. Our award-winning team works with homeowners to help solves space issues, and deliver fine craftsmanship and beautiful and functional home design.

Services Provided
Attic Conversion, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Bathroom Remodeling, Building Design, Custom Home Bars, Demolition, Floor Leveling, Floor Plans, Flooring Installation, Garage Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Gym Design & Construction, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Site Planning, Space Planning, Staircase Design, Structural Engineering, Custom Cabinets

Areas Served
Toronto, Baldwin Village, Bedford Park, Brockton Village, Corso Italia, Deer Park, Discovery District, Earlscourt, Etobicoke, Harbord Village, Humber Valley Village, Humberwoods, Kensington Market, Kingsview Village, Leaside, Liberty Village, Little Italy, Little Portugal, Long Branch, Midtown Toronto, North York, Parkdale, Rosedale, St. Lawrence, Swansea, The Kingsway, The Village, Trinity Bellwoods Park, Wychwood Park, Yorkville, Cabbagetown, Casa Loma, Centennial Park, Davenport, Davisville Village, Garden District, Grange Park, Lawrence Park, Moore Park, New Toronto, Old Toronto, Runnymede, Junction, Annex, Roncesvalles, York, Queen West Village, High Park, Beaches

Certifications and Awards
2012 BILD-RenoMark Renovator of the Year
Member of BILD (Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association)
Accredited RenoMark Renovator
Certified Green Renovator
Metro Toronto Contractor's License # B-18073
Featured in House & Home, Style at Home, Reno & Decor, The Globe & Mail
Greater Toronto's Experienced Design Build Firm | Best of Houzz 2017

Contact: Paul Gallop
Location: Toronto, Ontario M9A 3V8
Business Registration #: B-18073
Commented: Love this room! What kind of stone was used on the fireplace? Hi Matt, Thanks for the question! The fireplace was actually new, not part of the original house. It’s located in what is a stone addition we added to the original smaller stone building dating from...
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Commented: Fireplace wall Hi Maria, Thanks for the question! It is a tile, however we don't have the type or supplier on file anymore, as this project was done quite a few years ago. Thanks! The Men At Work Team
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Commented: Wallpaper Hello! Thanks for reaching out to us. Unfortunately in this instance the homeowners sourced the wallpaper themselves, so we are unsure of the name or manufacturer. However, a great resource to check o...
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Commented: Is the wood grain siding metal or vinyl? or Real wood? Hi Alan, It’s real wood called Ipe. Hope this helps! The Men At Work team.
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Commented: What are the Island and Kitchen dimensions? Hi Ana! I am unsure of the exact dimensions of the kitchen, but I do know that the island is 10' long. Sorry I couldn't be better help. Thanks for your interest!
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Commented: Table Hi Ana! Thanks for the kind words. Unfortunately this was a piece that the home owners had sourced well before we did any work for them. There is a similar harvest table at Eq3. But check out CB2 as w...
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