Ideas & Solutions

4.67 | 13 Verified Ratings

Ideas & Solutions

4.67 | 13 Verified Ratings


247 East 33rd Street - Suite 1C
New York, NY 10016
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Ideas & Solutions

Since 1984 - CALL 212-532-7174

We are experts in assuring your project success from design through installation Since 1984 - including building permissions, licensing and insurance. A full turn-key service to get your project completed to your ultimate satisfaction. See our ratings, then let's discuss your needs. No obligation.


Service Area

  • New York

Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Custom Cabinets
  • Pre-Made Cabinets - Install
Designers & Decorators
  • Kitchen Designer

Areas of Expertise

  • Apartment and Home Design
  • Space Optimization and Efficiency Solutions
  • Kitchen - Bathrooms - Custom Furnishings
  • Planning - Visualization
  • Building Permissions and Submissions

Product Brands Used

  • All leading brands represented. We share our trade pricing with you.
  • Cambria
  • Ceasarstone
  • Kraftmaid
  • Omega - Mullet LeVant
  • Always quality conscious and economically driven on behalf of our customers.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Offered
  • Warranty Description: Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 1984
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
  • Association of Professional Design Firms (APDF)
  • National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
  • Graphic Artists Guild
Green Certifications
  • - Home Performance with energy Star
  • Member ASID
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Involved sponsorships.

Help build and maintain public use spaces.

Provide promotional services for special events and exhibits.

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because It's the most creative way to help people with thier homes.

We started in this industry in 1984.

We describe our business as Well established

Do you make custom components?

Yes. We design and fabricate unique furnishings in wood, metal, glass, concrete and stone


Ideas & Solutions

My Work
13 Projects
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5.0   |  
Review by in New York, NY
We had an incredible experience working with Paul Turzio and his staff in converting a hallway closet into a home office. Paul's master craftsman, Juan, custom built a black walnut bookcase, desk and vertical file folder drawer set. The quality and craftsmanship are out of this world! Paul will take good care of you.
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5.0   |  
Review by in New York, NY
Great experience working with Paul Turzio and his staff. Cabinets look amazing. Paul designed the cabinets and I trusted his ideas and I am very happy I did. The Installation was done perfectly and very neatly. Overall very satisfied
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0.5   |  04-27-2015
Review by a homeowner in New Yok, NY
We felt that Paul Turzio was unprofessional and abrasive. Working with Paul was a very stressful and unpleasant experience. The only positive was that Paul is very responsive and does keep the lines of communication open. For example, Paul agreed to provide a design rendering of our project in exchange for the $1,500 deposit, but we were unsatisfied with the rendering and, in our opinion, it added no value. Part of the $1,500 initial deposit was to also help guide us with our design and accessory choices. We had to seek Home Depot�s help for all of our choices because we felt that Paul was not knowledgeable and generally unhelpful. My husband spent 4 hours at Home Depot trying to find a microwave. As another example, we were very clear that we needed Paul's crew's help in moving our furniture for the job before even hiring Paul; Paul said no problem initially, but then later on said he couldn't do it and we felt that he made it into a huge issue before finally agreeing to it. We also indicated from the beginning that we wanted Marble tiles in our bathroom (despite the extra cost in materials), but Paul told us that the labor costs for installing Marble tiles would be more expensive than Ceramic. We spoke to several other contractors, and all of the contractors that we spoke to told us that the labor costs for installing Ceramic vs Marble is the same. In addition to, in our opinion, Paul's lack of professionalism, below are additional reasons why we were unsatisfied with Paul: 1) We provided Paul with a copy of our co-op contract and our insurance requirements well in advance of the project and asked him if he had concerns -- he indicated that there would not be an issue with respect to the contract. However, when it came time for him to sign the contract (after we had already signed the initial agreement and after paying him the initial deposit), he then said that he had serious concerns about signing the contract. 2) Paul told my husband (who is a lawyer) that he should draft Paul a legal agreement (hold harmless) that would be between us and Paul. We were never told in advance that we would have to draft an agreement for Paul, and it seems unfair that we (as clients) would have to write an agreement for a contractor that we were hiring. Overall, we were extremely disappointed with Paul Turzio. We ended up hiring another contractor who offered us more innovative ideas and designs and delivered an amazing final product that was well within our budget. We would not recommend hiring Paul Turzio
Response by Ideas & Solutions: We can't sign contracts with clients who insist on circumventing laws and city building codes, so we back off. Our 10 step process assures safe and sound installation. We never move forward until all parties are comfortable with the process. No others offer a full design and build program for $1500 inclusive of technical measurements, plans, product specification, procurement, color render and management. These clients took advantage thinking anything they decided was a part of the cost. They were disappointed after we heard about their practices from another GC. They used our work to discount design / plan fees with others who don't do it.

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5.0   |  
Review by in New York, NY
Paul and his crew were exceptional. From design throughout the project, everything was finished exactly as planned. There is a need to follow their process, but results usually exceeded expectations. Paul works hard to provide better solutions to the plan, and he is informative when it comes to making selections and decisions. Their service is complete with plans, purchasing items and fixtures and communications. They make custom furniture too and this was helpful as we wanted to convert a closet into a wet bar. Paul can be persistent, but I found it was always with my best interest and budget at heart. I will hire them again for my closets and office.
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Review by in New York, NY
Paul totally remodeled the kitchen in an apartment I own in West Greenwich Village while we communicated via e-mail and phone from California. The old kitchen was totally gutted to the studs and Paul helped me with a new design and picking out cabinets, flooring, counter top stone and splashes as well as new appliances, fixtures and lighting. He was a pleasure to work with: polite, full of design ideas yet respectful of mine, always returned my e-mail and phone questions, budget minded and finished on schedule. The results were spectacular with attention to detail and finish. The BEST ever!
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5.0   |  
Review by in New York, NY
Paul was very attentive to our needs for our tiny kitchen remodel, which many contractors were not interested in doing or were more interested in padding with extra costs. It turned out beautifully and looks so much better now -- and works so much better too, thanks to his plumbing and electrical work
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Review by in New York, NY
From the first consultation about our project (designing, manufacturing and installing cabinets for a "tiny" laundry room) until the final check was paid, this has been an efficient, courteous, knowledgeable team of professionals. My home was treated respectfully as was my "building"& my family. Each day after finishing,the crew vacuumed and cleaned up whatever debris remained. Communication was very important. I found our designer returning e-mails & phone messages promptly & courteously with the information that I required as well as checking on the work as it progressed or required adjustments. Quality results; quality teamwork.
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Review by in New York, NY
Paul Turzio and his team were contracted to remodel the bathroom in my New York City apartment earlier this year. He was our primary resource for all steps of the process, including design, demolition and construction, and he also did practically all of the legwork in terms of dealing with logistical issues. At every stage of the project Paul was available to answer our questions regarding cost, timeframes and materials. Paul completed the full project within a tight budget and mostly on schedule. He delivered an excellent product as there have been no quality issues on our end to report.
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4.67   |  
Review by in New York, NY
Project was a custom wall unit, from floor to ceiling used for storage. Pros: beautifully made, looks exactly like what was discussed and what Paul drew up. Cons: installation was supposed to be a full day process but turned out to be one full day and 3 half days due to carpenter not having an extra hand to help him assemble unit, and Paul having to bring in a different crew to finish what was started.
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Review by in New York, NY
They were very good and showed up on time. They did qualtiy work and I was very pleased with their work.
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