Kitchen Renovations: 2016 Trends

Posted on: March 23, 2016

If you’re thinking of updating your home, the kitchen is a great place to start – especially if you’re thinking of selling in the near future. The ROI on home improvements when selling is highest when you focus on common areas and functional rooms such as the kitchen or bathrooms. Here are the top trends for kitchens in 2016. 1. Neutral Kitchen Colours, Natural Materials and Bright Accents Minimalism is in, which is great if you plan on selling in the future. Neutral kitchen colours like grey, whites and beige’s with a pop of colour are the current trend. According [Read More]


Renovations & Relationships

Posted on: March 16, 2016

We definitely aren’t in the business of offering any type of relationship advice but we do understand the stress a major renovation can have on your relationship. We thought it would be interesting to share these statistics and findings from Houzz.com’s Remodelling and Relationships Survey of Canadian Users. If you’re considering a renovation, this also adds to the many reasons why you should hire a professional and spare your marriage during a renovation. 46 percent of respondents said the remodeling and redecorating process with their significant other was collaborative. 46 percent also found the experience frustrating. 12 percent admitted to [Read More]


Nominated: Hamilton Home Improvement Company of the Year

Posted on: March 10, 2016

It has been a great year for JD Restoration & Construction and what better way to close out 2015 than to be nominated in THREE categories for The Hamilton Spectators Readers Choice Awards. We truly believe we have the best clients – from our corporate clients to our neighbours, we thank you for trusting us with your business. 2016 is already shaping up to be a very busy year for us and we have the overwhelming amount of referrals from previous clients to thank for that. If you have a spare moment, please click the links below to nominate John [Read More]


The Difference Between the Best Price and the Cheapest Price

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Why should you hire a professional to handle all major renovations? A simple google search of “DIY Renovation projects gone wrong” and you’ll understand. Or, consider this fact from settlement.org: “Complaints about home renovations are the second most common complaint at the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Most involve unfinished work, quality of work and warranties.” We understand that seeing an estimate for a basement or kitchen renovation usually comes in higher than anticipated. However, what people don’t realize is that you’re not only paying for quality of products but a certain level of experience and service.  All too often [Read More]


The Name and Experience Behind JD Restoration & Construction

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Restoration and renovation have been in the family for years. After a decade spent working for Canadian Fire Restoration, owned by his father-in-law, John decided to flip to the other side of things and make a name for himself in the insurance industry. Here, John learned firsthand the sensitivity of the restoration business as insurance claims are seldom happy times for the client. John meticulously crafted a compassionate approach to his customer service package which he then brought back over to the renovation world over a decade later. Residential renovations are a huge part of who we are and we [Read More]