When the bones are there.


Should you build or remodel? Is it out with the old and in with the new? While this decision can sometimes be difficult to answer, we work with you to help determine what will be best in your situation. There are many variables to consider, but Gilbert + Burke’s expertise will find you a simple and understandable solution.

Remodel projects take into consideration convenience and step-by-step involvement. We build around our clients. While the remodel is underway, our clients may still be able to live and function at home, depending on the extent of the remodel. As a part of our daily routine, our remodel specialists complete extensive clean up each day and keep our clients up to date on all the progress of their project so they have a detailed understanding of the work being completed, and what more must be done. 

Our Design Services can be included in any extensive remodel project, lending hands-on expertise and input from our design team. Remodel projects also have the possibility of employing our build services. If the project size requires extended involvement, the processes of both our remodelling services and our build services flow seamlessly together, maintaining the same involvement and convenience.



Rather than leaving the property you love, expand your home or cottage with an addition. Our addition projects take the same process as our remodel projects, utilizing the expertise of our team to not only design and build a new space, but plan how the new space will flow with your existing space. We consider how these additions will be used, what they are needed for, and how can the old space can be reimagined to fit with a new one.  

The Ultimate Home Renovation Guide


Now available for download. We’ve drawn from our years of experience and building Renovationships™ to bring homeowners a professional perspective and insider guide to home remodelling.

In this guide, we cover the most common types of home renovations—starting at the entryway, moving through the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, basement, and even room additions. We provide an outlook on the design and build process, common pitfalls, and give practical design tips along the way.


Remodelling Your Vintage Cottage


The investment for a renovation of an aging or vintage cottage can be substantial. Design-Build professionals that specialize in old cottage remodelling projects know what it takes to create your perfect cottage vision, suitable for years of enjoyment as a family retreat or retirement destination.

From an investment standpoint, to design considerations and maximizing an existing location and character—this ebook looks at the realities of how a successful renovation can make an old cottage, new again.