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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I invest in a custom-built kitchen?

The kitchen serves as the central hub of any home, making it essential to have a space that reflects your unique preferences and needs. By being actively involved in the design process, you can enhance the functionality of your kitchen and ensure it perfectly suits your lifestyle. 


Opting for a customized kitchen can significantly increase the value of your home. Potential buyers are often drawn to the allure of a tailor-made kitchen, appreciating the attention to detail and craftsmanship that goes into every aspect. A custom-built kitchen demonstrates a commitment to quality and personalization, setting your home apart from others on the market.

What makes a Valleau kitchen unique?

A Valleau kitchen stands out due to the personalized and collaborative approach taken by John himself. From the beginning to the end of the process, our staff works closely with each customer, ensuring that their vision and requirements are fully understood and incorporated into the design. This level of involvement allows for a truly customized product that is tailored to meet the customer's specific needs and preferences. With Valleau Custom Carpentry, the customer becomes an active partner in the creation of their dream kitchen, resulting in a unique and bespoke space that is both functional and visually stunning.

Do you work with designers?

Yes, Valleau Custom Cabinetry has worked with several designers. The designer will assist you with making many decisions such as cabinet style, colours, counter tops, flooring choice, lighting and appliance choices. If you choose to hire a designer, we would be more than happy to work with them to design the cabinet portion of the job.     

What budget is required?

The benefit of designing your own custom kitchen means that it can be tailored to fit your budget. Valleau Custom Cabinetry provides options tailored to keep your project within budget. 

Do you make your own cabinet doors?

Yes, we make all our own cabinet doors from start to finish in our shop.

 Do you install the kitchen or do you hire subcontractors in?

Valleau Custom Cabinetry installs each and every cabinet job from start to finish. This ensures the best fit and finish of the final product.

Who coordinates the different trades?

Typically the coordination of the trades is done by a general contractor or sometimes a designer. We can offer referrals to help you find the right contractor for your project.  

How do we determine the project cost? 

Valleau Custom Cabinetry will provide you with a preliminary quote after the initial consultation.  As the design process evolves and the drawings are finalized a second more exact quote will be provided.  

What features are standard and included in your price?

Valleau Custom Cabinetry offers standard details such as Blum soft-close hinges, full-extension soft-close drawer slides, solid cabinet construction using ¾ inch materials, panelled gable ends matching cabinet doors, large crown molding, light valance trim, and a post-catalyzed lacquer finish.

Are you insured?

Yes, we are fully insured. All of our employees are covered by Worker's Compensation, and we carry construction liability coverage.

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