Client Comments On Our Work

It has been an absolute privilege and pleasure to have Ron and his team breathe new life into my home.

The reno involved major infrastructure updates, some remodelling and building a new over-height garage. Ron’s vision, vast-ranging expertise, attention to detail and relationships with his team and sub-trades were priceless. His communication style is exceptional, from the explanations of pros and cons of various options and how things work to the day-to-day updates and accounting. Every question was answered promptly and completely; he was never rushed, always available and refreshingly honest and trustworthy. Ron’s design elements and guidance were innovative and invaluable; his ability to figure out the root cause of issues in the original house build and devise corrections and improvements was ingenious. The work ethic and congeniality of the whole team made every visit positive, educational and comfortable. The site was always neatly organized and the crew happy, respectful and considerate of the neighbours and community. They were all committed to excellence, having a pride in their craft and desire to get things just right for me.

The Besley Design and Build experience has been simply superlative and enjoyable in every respect. I give them my strongest recommendation without reservation…indeed, I will be seeking their services again for a future project.

Sarah Denny
North Saanich, BC

White House with blue sky
Ron Besley built us an amazing quality home. He has good attention to detail, and his team showed up everyday ready to work. We dealt with supply shortages and Ron was able to find work arounds. He was on top of ordering materials early to keep the job running. He is very kind and respectful. I would recommend Besley Design and Build for your new home or renovation!

Victoria, B.C.

I’ve worked with many contractors over the past 30 years and I would place Ron as the best. He’s got great vision, an incredible work ethic and does not seem to be intimidated by any challenges, I would be pleased to show you around the work that Ron has completed.

Susan Miller
North Sannich, Victoria, B.C.

We found Besley Design & Build to be an honest and knowledgeable Contractor. Ron is easy to work with, always available, keeps a clean and tidy site and brings a good depth of knowledge and design ideas. We are very pleased with the result and receive constant praise about the house from the neighbours and passersby.

M. Williams
Brentwood Bay

Before and after M. Williams' home renovation.

Our renovation was complicated because we removed an old covered porch and added 4 feet of width to one side of our house, thereby extending three rooms of our home on the second story.  

Ron was able to design the complex integration of the existing roof and foundation with the new construction.  His carpentry is top notch.  He did a fabulous job of replacing our old plywood soffits all around our house, with cedar.  He also completely renovated our kitchen and bathroom. 

The crew were professional, hard working, and they tidied up at the end of each day.  We now have a sunny dining room, our house is better insulated, and we have a modern kitchen and bathroom.

OAK BAY, Victoria, B.C.

We really enjoy teaming up with Besley Design Build on challenging projects. They have a well-staffed crew that keeps the jobsites moving in amongst the changes that tend to occur in major renovations.

They are well tuned to what works and when to take a step back and solve the best way forward before rushing ahead in the wrong direction. This keeps the quality up and saves time in the long run. Communication is great, we are well informed of the progress and called in at the right times to make structural design decisions. There is a felt respect amongst the crew towards each other and to visitors on the site.

Coming on to a major construction site that is kept clean and is adhering the use of safety regulations gives a good feel of assurance that the people working and the property being built are all well taken care of.

Chris bowness
spar consultants structural engineers

We moved to a house that was a bit small and needed a lot of renovations including the addition of a new dining room and a redesign of the roof layout. The work also included the redesign of a utility room, two bathrooms, walls, windows, deck, all crawling space, and a new wood shed.

During the work Ron managed to accommodate us in the most convenient manner. Ron's estimates were reasonable and the work was completed in a very professional manner. We are quite happy with the final results. No hesitation in hiring Ron again.

Alberto & Cecelia Parry 
Salt spring island, B.C.

On behalf of St.John's United Church, and the volunteers of the Thrift Store, I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks for the concrete work recently completed by you and your team, in front of the church shed. Having already experienced the quality of your work and your professional work ethic, I was thrilled that you brought those same qualities to our small job. Although to you it may have seemed like a minor thing, for us the benefits are immediate and substantial.

Our team wishes you the very best in the future. Thank you again.

Barbara Rider, On behalf of st. john's thrift store team 
North Sannich, Victoria, B.C.

Ron and his crew were a pleasure to have in my home. They are friendly, happy and productive - and they tidy up every night before leaving! I would (and have!) recommended Besley Design and Build with full confidence.

Ron has an incredible depth of knowledge spanning client relations, design, construction, and project management that show off his experience and enthusiasm for doing what he loves. He presents himself promptly, professionally, and personably.

He can walk into a situation and see its potential to be something better. Ron has the ability to see and assess a problem, come up with alternatives to fix and improve, that take into account the homeowners sense of style and budget, that leave you admiring the end results going ‘Wow, I would never have thought of that!’

kathy Shearer 
Salt spring island, B.C.


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Your dream home starts here.

Contact us to discuss how we can help you build your dream home or custom renovation.