Planning & Design

Chief Architect 3D Viewer Can Help Visualize Your Renovation In Toronto

Using Chief Architect’s 3D Viewer is part of Ashton Renovations’ planning and design process. This interactive model can be viewed on a phone, tablet, or webpage and is a great way to really see what your finished project will look like. Chief Architect is the leading software designer for the Kitchen & Bath Industry and…

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Chief Architect 3D Bathroom Renderings

Ashton Renovations can offer you a full perspective of your new bathroom renovation, beyond your typical floor plan using Chief Architect, the industry standard for 3D Architectural Renderings. Now you can see your dreams realized, in detail.   Elevations along with floor plans are also useful documents to visualize height measurements and better assist with…

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Choosing A Colour The Easier Way For Your Renovation

  For many years, the typical way colours have been chosen for you home are as follows: go to the store, look at swatches, imagine what they might look like in your room, and then hope for the best that you like it once your space is painted. If you are lucky, sometimes swatches are…

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Ashton Renovations Winner of 2016 NKBA Best Small Bathroom

Mark Ashton, AKBD, B.A., B.A.S. of Ashton Renovations in Toronto has won the 1st place prize for best small bathroom from the National Kitchen And Bath Association. The award was given at the NKBA awards Gala on April 9th. The bathroom was completed in the fall of 2015 in Rosedale Toronto and features a traditional…

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10 Tips for Bathroom Renovations in Toronto

1. USE QUALITY PRODUCTS No matter how good the craftsman, if they don’t have quality materials to work with, it’s impossible to construct a functioning, durable, and eye pleasing bathroom. Products for your bathroom should be well constructed, designed properly, suitable for the intended use, and all work well together. Make sure styles and finishes…

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Ashton Renovations Toronto Pool Deck 3D Rendering

This photo truly represents what you can really do with Chief Architect. Another job that is going to look great using TREX! This program will allow us to create any type of project you can imagine, whether it is a bathroom, kitchen, or whole house interior, we can create it! Exactly as described, is exactly…

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Mark Ashton Now Certified Toronto Kitchen & Bath Designer

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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The Weirdest House Renovation I’ve Ever Seen in Toronto

There is a lot of modern home renovations going on in Toronto right now. Some of them look pretty amazing, although they may not be in keeping with the neighbourhood. Standing out too much may lead to issues later.  It’s always a good idea to build your home, or do any renovation, with recognized styles…

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NKBA Bathroom Planning Guidlines

  Did you know there are 27 Bathroom Planning Guidelines available to ensure that your bathroom is constructed to code and designed to function. Is your shower big enough? Is your toilet too close to the tub? Is your vanity too far from the wall? There are actually very specific answers to these questions and…

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10 Things To Consider When Renovating Your Home

1. Setting The Budget – Starting a renovation project without deciding on a budget, can be the single biggest mistake a homeowner can make. Only you know how much you want to spend, and when you come up with this figure you can find out exactly what you can get. Without setting a budget you…

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Modern Kitchen And Bath Design Elements

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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