Cummins Restorations

Tuck Pointing
Toronto ON M5R 2E2
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Evan from Toronto
Evan from Toronto
10 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Block up Windows

We had two windows in our basement that were placed in areas that were not very useful. Brian removed both of them, blocked them up with brick and mortar, and finally parged the wall. We're very happy with his work and he kept the area very clean after he was done. This isn't the first time Brian was recommended to us, we've had other fellow contractors in the GTA give us his name for other work.

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Thank you Evan!

Tracey in Orangeville
Tracey in Orangeville
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Highly recommended!

Brian came to give us a quote on some brick replacement work we have been putting off. His quote wasn’t the cheapest but based on the solutions offered by competitors bids, we felt that his recommendation made the most sense and would be a permanent solution so we went with him. His team was prompt and courteous and cleaned up the site at the end of each day and patiently answered any questions we had. They did an excellent job and we are so happy we made to decision to hire Cummins Restorations.

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Thank you so much!

scott in Toronto, Ontario Canada M5R2E2
scott in Toronto, Ontario Canada M5R2E2
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Repair flagstone front porch and window planter

Brian gave a detailed quote and reassured me that he could repair missing mortar and gaps in our front porch stonework. He did a thorough and excellent job of repairing the stonework. Brian told me when he could come, arrived on time and cleaned up the site very well. Cummins restoration worked at our home 6 years ago, and I highly recommend Brian as a trusted contractor.

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Thank you Scott!

Sam C.
Sam C.
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Tuck Pointing

Brian did a great job matching the colour and repairing all the cracked mortar on various parts of my house. He was recommended to me by another company and did the work in a timely and professional manor. I would recommend him to anyone needing this type of work done. Good price, honest guy, well done!

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Thank you, Sam!

Gsgray1
Gsgray1
0 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Brick Replacement at my Home

Brian did excellent brick replacement work on my home. Provided a fair quote, showed up on time and was very pleasant to deal with. Very courteous and did an excellent job cleaning up when he was finished. Highly recommend. A++

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Thanks again, Gary !!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Brick repairs

We contacted Brian to repair a large number of cracked bricks in one of the front corners of the house. The damage stemmed from freeze-thaw cycles of water spreading and penetrating between the bricks from the ground over the years. One potential challenge identified by Brian was the unavailability of bricks that matched the original size and color of bricks on the house. Replacement components would be thicker and darker. Brian proposed to meet the challenge by locating bricks that matched the original color as closely as possible and shave off material from the brick sides to adjust for thickness and width. In addition he offered to stain the new bricks to match the wall color as closely as possible. We were very impressed with Brian’s commitment to high workmanship and his elevated sense of artistic finish. His quote was highly competitive. The completed repair work turned out outstanding. In view of Brian’s high professional standards and the high quality of the completed repair, we are unequivocal in recommending Cummins Restoration for any category of brick repair work.

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Thank you so much , Roland !!

Marty in Toronto
Marty in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Masonry repair

I hired a contractor to fix a crumbling curb on the side of my house. It started disintegrating in 6 months. They came back and allegedly fixed it, but it fell apart again and they wouldn't do anything about it. Brian Cummins analyzed my issue right away and did an impeccable job not only repairing the damaged curb but advising me how to prevent damage in future. I found his quote to be very fair for the time, effort, and knowledge applied to the project since had to Jackhammer off the old damaged corner and down the side of the house and rebuild it. I highly recommend Cummins Restoration and will certainly hire this company again should I have the need. Now all I need to do is get some downspout extensions.

I should note that the pictures don't adequately show they work that he had to do on the side of the house between the driveway and the curb.

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Thanks again Marty!
I'm loving the coffee too !

Naomi in Innisfil
Naomi in Innisfil
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Tuck Pointing

We had water leaking due to some mortar erosion, Brian was very efficient to schedule us in to help prevent more water leaking into our house. Tight work and a wonderful individual to work with. Very reasonable rate! Would hire again and recommend to friends.

Matt and Naomi

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Thanks again you guys!

E.B. from Scarborough
E.B. from Scarborough
9 reviews Toronto, ON
1/10

Complete Lack of Workmanship

We have trusted Homestars to find professionals to perform our home projects for over a decade. The 10 out of 10 reviews for Cummins Restorations are incredibly deceptive, when you see the work that was done for us. The work itself is unsightly and unprofessional and the job sites were left unkempt, as seen in the pictures. We trusted the initial job description/quote for the cement post supports from Brian but ended with an incredibly disappointing result, which left us with posts of varying shapes and sizes! We also requested the chimney be removed, and as you can observe in the photos, cracks are appearing, one week after completion. We were refunded a portion of the cost of the cement posts , but did not receive any response for the chimney issue, which will require a new company to repair it properly. As far as cleaning up, broken concrete pieces remained on the lawn as well as on the roof and eavestroughs. Overall, this was an incredibly disappointing experience which has left us with further costs to repair all the faulty work.

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These two people are completely dishonest.

They took complete advantage of my good nature.

Here is exactly the sequence of events that occurred:

I gave them an incredibly competitive price.

I spent three days doing this work.

On the last day of the work I had to redo one aspect of the job three times before these two women were satisfied. They said everything looked great and they were happy and they paid me.

The next day one of the women emailed me to tell me that she's now not happy.

At that point I knew that I was dealing with someone who was never going to be satisfied and who was only trying to take advantage of my good nature.

At this point I just wanted to get these two women as far away from me as possible.

I offered them almost half of their money back.

She immediately agreed and took my money.

The next day these two women decided that they wanted all of their money back.

It's just unfortunate that there are people out there who will happily take advantage of decent honest hardworking people .
Disgusting.

They then decided to change their minds the next day and decided they didn't like it.

Earlier in the day I had actually done aspects

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Lintel & more

The lintel above our garage door was rusting, sagging and threatening to drop the brickwork it supported.
The Cummins crew did a fine job replacing it. They also did some nice and neat tuck pointing here and there. All in all, highly recommended.

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Thank you so much!!!!
Really appreciate it !

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More about Cummins Restorations

Masonry and Tuck Pointing

We are a family-owned and operated business working all over the Greater Toronto Area since 1992. We are fully licensed and insured.

Our goal is to ensure you are fully satisfied with your masonry restoration project. Whether it's your chimney that needs rebuilding or repair, a brick wall that needs brick replacement, tuckpointing (filling in mortar between the bricks where it has eroded), or brick cleaning to enhance the appearance or parging (re-veneering a surface with cement).

CATEGORIES
Tuck Pointing
SERVICES
Masonry, Tuck Pointing, Parging, Chimneys, Brick Replacement, Concrete Pads & Walkways, Porches
SPECIALITIES
Colour & Texture-matched Tuckpointing, Brick Replacement
WEBSITE
http://www.cumminsrestorations.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
20
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
5
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque , Email interac
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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