IKEA Kitchen Planning The first step to planning out your IKEA kitchen is to select the style. All that’s required here is to decide on the door/drawer style. After that IKEA has an online planner, where you can design your kitchen, or you can call us. We have over 20 years experience designing and ordering…

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Chief Architect/3D Max Using the technology of design software to create a visual interpretation of your kitchen and bathroom helps EVERYBODY, including the trades who require a set of drawings/instructions. Specifications are much needed sources of information, but what better way to communicate your vision that an actual image of the finished product. Almost ANY…

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In Shelbyville, Ohio, Josephine Garis Cochran was the first person to build a working dishwasher. Tired of her chipped china, she began working in her shed putting together a frame to hold dishes, cups, and saucers. These were then placed on a wheel and would circulate using a motor while soapy water squirted up. On…

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  Over the years we have renovated many kitchens in the Toronto area. This featured kitchen in Parkview Hills, is pretty much a representation of the typical layout seen in the older homes on the Danforth. Original footprints usually have a dividing wall between the kitchen and dining room at the back of the house,…

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  Ashton Renovations is excited to offer exceptionally made cabinetry from Concore in Markham. Concore offers stock cabinetry available in 3 colours at exceptional prices to contractors. As they are a stock item, there are no long order delays usually associated with other types of similar cabinets.     Features of this cabinetry line that…

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  The Galley Workstation is probably the most versatile kitchen upgrade you can make. What makes this sink so unique are the integrated accessories that allow you set them into the sink and slide them over and under each other without having to remove them. They include a cutting board, colander, bowl, and drying rack, which…

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Ashton Renovations is proud to announce that we have access to suppliers who provide retrofit solutions for IKEA Akurum and Sektion drawers and doors. These retrofit solutions will guarantee a custom look for your kitchen whether it’s modern, or classy. Our suppliers can customize almost every single style of their five-piece doors, or slab style…

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The objective of this Toronto Renovation was to create a main floor open concept family area. The growing family of this home wanted contemporary design with aspects of traditional elements, which were present. Some of the design challenges involved the original structure, which required support including the opening of a masonry wall through to the…

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Mark Ashton earlier this fall attained the designation of Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer from the National Kitchen and Bath Association. This designation, which is recognized across Canada and the United States, will allow Ashton Renovations in Toronto to provide design services. Our in house estimating will be available with planning and design using Chief…

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Ashton Renovations can work in a variety of styles, whether traditional, contemporary, or modern. For many years traditional styles in kitchens and bathrooms was a popular and safe style, but today modern design is emerging more and more as a popular choice. Surprisingly, even in older homes with many traditional elements, modern designs are integrated…

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There are numerous products available from Schluter, but the most common used in residential is the Kerdi waterproofing membrane for tiled showers. Ashton Renovations is a certified installer of all their products and has installed them in numerous bathroom renovations around Toronto for years without any failures. The kit shown above requires numerous steps to install…

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This summer we were approached by a condo owner who was looking to finish up his kitchen. It had been renovated by a local contractor, but there were still things not quite done, and some fine tuning required to finish off the job nicely. Most of us renovators shy away from projects like these; coming…

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