Worked with Denise from Genesis after a recommendation from a friend. My husband just retired after a long career as a marine master. I wanted our kitchen renovation to reflect our mutual love of local west coast waters (we're in Vancouver, BC) and Genesis more than delivered! I new exactly how I wanted the kitchen to make me FEEL but had a hard time defining what that would exactly look like. Enter Denise - who's greatest skill may be interpreting my vague criteria into exactly what I wanted but couldn't actually describe. I originally described my vision as "West Coast nautical" and yet somehow Denise knew exactly what I meant. First thing was a change of kitchen layout that I hadn't even considered but now cant imagine otherwise. All the other suggestions from Denise and her team on finishes and details were brilliant. In the end we truly couldn't be happier with the functionality and the look - and there is no way we could have got the perfect result without Denise and the Genesis Kitchens team!

- client - Houzz

My husband and i decided to renovate our kitchen and we were feeling overwhelmed after talking to a couple different contractors....then I was referred to Genesis by a friend....it became alot easier and not as overwhelming because they supported us all the way through.. I am thankful for their professionalism and expertise! And we love our kitchen!!! Could not be happier!!

- kopchiamia123 - Houzz

In 2010, Denise McIntosh, Owner/Kitchen Designer of Genesis Kitchens, designed the layout for our new kitchen in our home. Denise was knowledgeable, professional and very easy to work with. She had many excellent suggestions, and worked with our contractor every step of the way. Our dream kitchen became a reality.
In 2013 we purchased a condo and we were fortunate to have Denise work with us again. This time, Denise was involved in the plan layout to fully renovate our 1350 sq. ft. condo. Walls and doors were removed, counters were extended and the kitchen nook was redesigned to incorporate a pantry and cupboards. Combinations of counter top and backsplash samples for the kitchen and bathrooms made it easy for us to make our decisions. We were extremely happy with our newly renovated condo and we have had many people remark on how amazing it looks.
We would definitely recommend using Denise and her team for any renovation projects. It was a pleasure working with them

- heritagewoods - Houzz

We did the major renovation in our 22 year old house from Jan. till May, 2015.
Denise McIntosh, Owner/ Kitchen Designer, helped us design our new kitchen, 2 bathrooms, and a powder room. She was easy to work with, professional, and creative.
We're very happy with the transformation of our house that was completed on time and I'd certainly recommend Denise and her team for any kitchen/ bathroom reno.

- maciejl - Houzz

Denise McIntosh, Owner of Genesis Kitchens, and her team of designers did an excellent job of designing our main kitchen and bathroom as well as a beautiful basement suite. Denise was genuinely interested in listening to our needs and helping us decide on the plan layout, choice of materials and colours, and she helped at every step with great ideas and solutions. Denise was very calm and patient with us and we never felt rushed to make a decision. Her insights and advice gave us confidence in our decisions. This was the first major renovation project for us and we couldn't have been happier with the results.
Thank you Denise and everyone at Genesis Kitchens & Design!

- ma418x - Houzz

Over the past few years we have had plans to renovate our 3 existing bathrooms in our 27-year old home to make them bright, stylish and spa-like. Earlier this year we contacted Denise at Genesis Kitchens and Design. We described our vision of the completed renovations and she and her team helped us clearly define the scope of the project and assisted with the installation of cabinetry work and countertops. We now have this project completed and are thrilled with the results! The Genesis Kitchens and Design team brings years of experience to the table and we look forward to working with them on future projects. In fact, our kitchen renovation project is now in its early stages and Genesis Kitchens and Design has been involved in this project as well since the onset. Finding the right partner is key on these home renovation projects and Denise’s team at Genesis Kitchens and Design has proven to be a great match.

- michael_sauve - Houzz

We are extremely happy with our new renovated kitchen. We went with an open concept layout and removed the wall between the kitchen and dining room. It is really functional and the materials are easy to keep clean. Denise with Genesis Kitchens was amazing, from our initial meeting with her to the design, layout and finishings of our kitchen. She was a pleasure to work with! We were very impressed with the quality of the materials and construction team. The kitchen renovation was completed quickly and looks stunning.

- dfkrd - Houzz

We were very happy with Denise at Genesis Kitchen & Design. She was very helpful in helping us choose the right products and design for our new kitchen.

- barb50_2009 - Houzz

I had the pleasure of working with Denise McIntosh (owner of Genesis Kitchens and Design) and colleagues in April of this year when we renovated our 20 year old kitchen. Denise was very professional and took all the time necessary to explain the process to us - enough so that we felt confident that she would oversee everything while we traveled to Australia and Bali. From recommendations made by Denise, we hired a contractor to coordinate and complete the electrical, plumbing, carpentry and floor installation parts of the job. Denise worked closely with our contractor while we were away to ensure that everything was done according to plans and on budget. Although we had been advised that everything may not be completed by the time we returned home, we were pleasantly surprised to find that our kitchen was ready to use upon our return. Like any other renovation, we encountered glitches along the way, but Denise responded quickly and decisively to ensure that we were not inconvenienced and that our kitchen renovation was of the highest standards. We love our new kitchen and Denise and colleagues made what could have been an ordeal, a relatively pleasant experience.

- luckylucie - Houzz

We were very fortunate to have found Genesis Kitchens, Denise and her staffs are amazing! We were in the middle of extensive renovations and needed cabinets for our whole house. Unfortunately the cabinet place which we first chose did not follow through with the contract and left us with nothing, which postponed the whole project. We found Genesis Kitchens and Denise was so understanding and assured us that they would help us get our house completed. Genesis Kitchens was able to give us exactly what we were looking for and Denise is truly an expert in design. Denise was there every step of the way from coming out to measure, working with our contractor and helping us right down to the finishing touches. We are so pleased with the cabinets in our home and Genesis Kitchens helped us achieve our dream. It was a pleasure dealing with such a caring and trustworthy company and we are so thankful for everything that Denise and her staff did for us. We will never forget how Genesis Kitchens helped us when we were in a bind and we would recommend them to anyone.

- Luisa and Paolo Perazzo

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you and your staff for your help in making our house a home.

We downsized to a smaller newly constructed home and upon the house completion were abe lto contract sup trade to upgrade and complete empty spaces not included in our negotiated final pricing with our contractor

Fortunately someone had suggested your company even though Genesis Kitchens did not seem to fit the job description for the work we needed i.e. bedroom storage and shelving, office shelving and storage and extended cabinet finished doors and shelving in dining and lving areas and cabinets off the kitchen, multiple shelving and storage surrounding a large TV in the (man cave) area of the basement.

The contract negotiating was very simple as we had several quotes to do the same work- your installer arrived as per agreed time= completed their initial work – returned to finalize (as a lot of fitting was required) leaving all work areas very clean.

We have had no reason to contact you to repair any completed work.

We have had many complements on the products and colours used and in many cases suggestions you and your staff have volunteered in conjunction with our requests. In many cases. Imagination acquired from experience was needed to utilize limited space.

We would have no problem in recommending Genesis Kitchens for price, products and great staff to work with.


- Laurel and Orland Kurtenbach

I had the good fortune of finding Denise during a search for kitchen cabinets. We had our bathroom cabinets done, and I wanted better quality products, so I searched for a new cabinet company in the Tri-Cities. Upon entering her showroom, I was impressed with the excellent design sense she possessed as you could see by the style of cabinets she had chosen. I wanted a kitchen that was going to have that “wow factor". She had great examples of features we could add to the kitchen, many that I knew nothing about. It was all easy to see with examples throughout the showroom.

She was so concerned that all our requests be met that she visited the cabinet company in order to find the exact shade of stain colour and design. The decision process was nearly complete, but we struggled with a range hood style, and she custom designed one that impresses me to this day.

She recommended a contractor for construction as the renovation was taken completely down to the studs with many previous issues resolved, such as gas lines moved and electrical additions. Her recommendations for both the contractor and cabinet installer were excellent. She assisted in keeping to timelines, and was the liaison between the contractor and us when we were away on holidays. As the project was lengthy, I called on her for day-to-day help with appliances, fixtures, backsplash, custom glass doors, electrical and lighting. She was always available to give feedback and many a picture was emailed on the spot for decisions that needed to be made.

She has a great creative open mind and she added so much more than we expected. I consider her to be one of the best in Vancouver. I still am amazed at the results of my new kitchen.

- Simone Deplaedt

We would just like to thank Denise and her staff for doing an amazing job on our new kitchen. There were a few bumps in the road with the renovation process, but Denise dealt with them in a very professional manner. Denise and her staff really take pride in their work, and they definitely put the "customer first". Not only did we get the kitchen we wanted, but we also were able to get their designing expertise in picking out all the details that go along with a kitchen renovation, such as back splash, paint color, and even appliances. We definitely will recommend Genesis Kitchens to all our friends and family.

Thanks again!

- Lydia and Rick

To the Family of Genesis Kitchens and Design:

Thank you so very much for the help and expertise you provided during our kitchen renovation. Your enthusiasm made this huge project exciting, and the result is stunning. The wonderful craftsmanship of Nickels cabinets, the care and respect shown to my home by the installers and yourselves-- Genesis Kitchens, as well as the superb work of reg Harder—you’ve created a beautiful space in my home and it has enhanced the feel and versatility of the entire house. I love my kitchen.

- Cathy Ward (Coquitlam, BC)

As a renovation contractor I have used Genesis Kitchens for a number of my clients. As a client, our own kitchen renovation turned into our dream kitchen. Genesis... Read More

- mjforce - Houzz

We had Genesis Kitchen & Design help us with our kitchen/ dining room renovation. It involved taking down a wall ,moving a few windows ,and electrical. Read More

- beverlytina - Houzz

Genesis was very proffessional in there knowallage of products and time line of delivery.they where able to help with colour and tile selection to compliment th... Read More

- craven10 - Houzz

Great Design Ideas! They provided friendly service while having a solid selection of materials and designs. Stop by and check it out for yourself. Read More

- The AXFORDS - Houzz

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