Solocrete General Contracting Ltd

Concrete Contractors
4045 Mayfield Road Brampton ON L6Z 0A1
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Jason from Bolton
Jason from Bolton
4 reviews Bolton, ON
10/10

Removal of old cement & replaced with stamped concrete

If I could give John and his team a grade higher than 10 I would. My project started when I purchased my home about a year ago, the back yard was about 80% cemented in, which I wouldn't have minded if it had been done properly. Unfortunately the existing cement was all cracked and sloping back towards the house which was obviously a huge concern. Understanding I likely had no options other than tearing it all out and starting from scratch, I started reaching out to various contractors for quotes. I was looking to remove the existing cement and replace it with stamped concrete. Considering how bad the existing cement was, many contractors either said outright that they did not want to take the job on or demanded an obscene amount of money simply to remove the old cement. After I read the many positive reviews for Solocrete, I met with John who was very honest with me in that the removal was going to be a lot of work but he was willing to do it. Overall for the removal and the new stamped concrete, Solocrete provided the best price I could find after speaking to dozens of contractors. When the job started John and his team were very professional, friendly and worked very quickly; the old cement was removed within a couple of days. They were cognizant of my existing stamped concrete driveway and they worked very cautiously to ensure they did not cause any damage to the already finished area. Now that the project is officially complete, I could not be happier with the finished product. They successfully laid down the new cement, stamped it, parged around the entire house and cut the cement without chipping any corners and sealed it to a spectacular finish! The job was only completed a few weeks ago but the quality is so great that I already have friends and family reaching out to Solocrete to help them with their projects. A huge thank you to John, Adella and their entire team for the fantastic work they did. Thanks to them, my wife and I can finally start enjoying our backyard!

Approximate cost of services:
$15,000.00
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Thank you for taking the time to write this review and share your experience. It is great to see before and after pictures of the back patio. We were also very happy with the finished product. It looks great! All of us at Solocrete appreciate the trust you put into our company to do your project. We are also grateful for all of your kind words and recommendations. It was a pleasure doing work for you and your family. We wish you many years of enjoyment in your new back yard. All the best - John

raj from Toronto
raj from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

1100 st. ft of Stamped Concrete - Porch, Driveway, side of house

I had 6 reputable companies give me a quote, and Solocrete was not the cheapest, or not the most expensive - they were right in the middle. So to make my decision I asked for references, one was down the street from me which was an immaculate job from 2 years ago, and another i saw was 8 yrs old - again great condition. So I was sold. Once they started the job, they came on-time, and did a lot each time. I am pretty picky with details, and they never hesitated to satisfy my need for perfection (as they also want) - so now i have a great looking job done and all my neighbors envy the work. (they all have concrete work done too from other contractors -- but not to this caliber.). Thank to the SOLOCRETE team, Excellent service, Excellent work. Highly Recommended! -- Thanks Raj Patel July 2013

Approximate cost of services:
$12,000.00
What could this company do to improve their services?
Nothing - it was excellent.
Any advice to offer fellow homeowners facing a similar project?
Ask questions - best thing.
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Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for choosing Solocrete to do your project. We are very happy that you are satisfied with the work we did for you. Your recommendations are greatly appreciated. All the best -John

Aamna in Brampton
Aamna in Brampton
4 reviews BRAMPTON, ON
10/10

Stamped concrete border redone & driveway sealing

When we purchased our home a few years ago, there was already a wide stamped concrete driveway. We ran into trouble last year as there is a man who drives around Brampton and reports about 40 houses to the city every month if he thinks their driveways are too wide. We received a notice from the city that ours was too wide and that we needed to have it corrected. If it wasn't corrected on time, they would fine us up to $25,000. I contacted about 10 companies and only Solocrete was willing to come out and discuss the issue with us. Other companies did not want to work on a driveway that was not their original work nor did they want a project as small as ours. We received a reasonable quote from Solocrete and they cut the excess driveway off, redid the border, filled cracks, and sealed the entire driveway and walkway. There was one mistake made during the job but it was quickly corrected and everything surpassed our expectations. Thank you so much for your help!

Approximate cost of services:
$0.00
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Thank you for the time to write this review and sharing your story.
My heart goes out to you and your family for what you went through. I was impressed by your composure under such a stressful situation. Solocrete was happy that we were able to help you with this unfair situation. Thank you for your patience and understanding, it was a pleasure doing work for you. Please know that we always here, do not hesitate to call. All the best -- John

John from Old Toronto
John from Old Toronto
1 review Old Toronto, ON
10/10

Patio Stamped Concrete

To give you some background, this was over 2000 sq feet of work. I spoke to many different contractors and selected Solocrete - John left a great impression when we met giving me the confidence that the job would be done right. I was thoroughly impressed with the workmanship and speed. The backyard looks great - the coping around the pool was done exceptionally well. I definetly recommend solocrete for any cement work.

Approximate cost of services:
$20.00
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Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review and we want to thank you also for putting your confidence in our company. The crew at Solocrete appreciate your positive comments and recommendations. It was a pleasure doing work for you, and we wish you and your family many years of enjoyment in your new back yard. All the best - John

David from Mississauga
David from Mississauga
5 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Decorative Concrete

We are extremely impressed with Joe, John and the entire team at Solocrete. When we first met with Joe we wern't sure what we wanted. After walking the property and taking a few measurements Joe invited us up to his show room in Brampton and showed us an amazing plan. It was everything we were looking for and the attention to detail and functionality of what he designed was more than we could ask for. Solocrete put in a new front porch, front and rear steps, a driveway (5 feet wider than the existing one), a side walkway, two rear patios plus a 5 sided shed pad. It was a big job and I was a little nervous that they would be able to start and finish on time but they did it all in one week. These guys work hard. We take a lot of pride in our home and we wanted to make sure we received a quality job - and these guys delivered. It wasn't the lowest quote, it wasn't the highest quote, but similar to other reviews here I think we got a fair price and a beautiful job. We took a look at several of Solocrete's jobs before we signed on and they were all very impressive. Joe did my parents property as well as our former neighbours - nothing but quality work. Would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for concrete work! They are easy to work with, timely, and make sure you are happy with the finished product. Thanks Solocrete - we love our new property!

Approximate cost of services:
$24,000.00
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First of all, thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. All of us at Solocrete appreciate you, your kind words and the trust you gave us to do your project. It was truly a pleasure to do work for you, your family and friends. We are glad that you are happy with our work and grateful for all of your recommendations. All the best - John

Sharon Buzzelli from Toronto
Sharon Buzzelli from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Decorative Concrete: verandah, driveway, front steps, walkway

Excellent workmanship with elegant and sophisticated results. John from Solocrete extensively modernized our back-split by adding decorative concrete on the verandah, extending the six steps, widening the driveway and walkway to the back of the house. I'm glad we listened to his suggestion about repouring the garage floor on out 33 year old house. Best thing we did!

The work was done in June 2011 and to this date (October 2012) there are no cracks. We are so impressed with John's professionalism that we have commissioned him to add jewelstone on our 25 year old back patio and shed floor (800 sq. feet).

We first met John in 2010 when he did a driveway and walkway for our neighbour. Confident with our neighbour's attention to detail and workmanship, we hired John to work his magic with our house a year later. My son, impressed with the work on both our houses, commissioned John to do extensive work on his driveway and front/back of his Oakville home this past summer 2012.

We understand our responsibility for proper maintenance in using plastic snow shovels and sealing the concrete work regularly.

We have received many compliments from friends and neighbours. Strangers drive up and compliment us on John's work. Without hesitation and reservation we have recommended Solocrete to them.

Thank you John for taking care of our home.

Sharon and Tony

Approximate cost of services:
$20,000.00
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Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. I greatly appreciate all of your kind words and your continued recommendations. It was a pleasure doing work for you and your family members. We at Solocrete are grateful that you understand your responsibility for proper maintenance and the important role that plays in keeping the concrete looking its best for many years to come. Thanks again and all the best. - John

Ann in Mississauga
Ann in Mississauga
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

stamped concrete patio

We contracted Solocrete in April to put in a stamped concrete patio in our backyard back by end of May. From the first consultation visit by Jose to the finishing of the job, everything went seamlessly. Jose was helpful and professional when assisting us with the design and in giving a reasonable quote. The crew started and finished the project on time, and all the crew members were very friendly and professional. We didn't like how one of the steps had a sharp corner and it was promptly remedied after we mentioned it. Since the patio has been put in place, we've had several bbq parties and got tons of compliment on it. If we ever decide to get the front porch and the driveway done in the future, we'll definitely have Solocrete to do the job for us again.

Approximate cost of services:
$0.00
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Thank you for taking the time to write this review. All of us here at Solocrete greatly appreciate all of your kind words. We are glad that you are happy with the work. It was a pleasure doing work for you. We look forward to hearing from you in the future.-All the best, John

Joe D. in Bolton
Joe D. in Bolton
1 review BOLTON, ON
10/10

Decorative Concrete curbs, walkway & patio

We were very inpressed with the great work and high level of service provided by Solocrete. They came referred to us by a family friend and we are so thankful that we decided to move forward with them. They work very hard to keep their customers happy and they were very accomodating to all of our questions and ideas. Every member of John's crew was professional and displayed a strong passion and interest in what they do. Idala at head office is always available and if not she returns your call within 30 minutes (even if it's 9pm)...who else does that??? One of the best contractors we've ever hired and I would strongly suggest that you give them a call to quote you on any concrete work. I don't think you'll be disappointed. Thank you John and team Solocrete for a beautiful patio, walkway, curbs and flowerbed...we can't wait to put everything to good use. Obrigado! Joe - Bolton

Approximate cost of services:
$10.00
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Company Response

We at Solocrete want to thank you for choosing our company. Thank you very much for your many compliments, thoughtful review and taking the time to include photos. It was truly a pleasure doing work for you and I am glad that you are happy with the job we have done for you. All the best - John

John Penfold in Mississauga
John Penfold in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Stamped concrete

Solocrete is not interested in decorative concrete projects smaller than 500 square feet. They contacted me to ask how big the area was, and then did not want to quote the job.
They should probably put this up front in their information.

Approximate cost of services:
$0.00
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Thank you for your interest in our company. This is a good suggestion. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. All the best - John

John Fernades in Mississauga
John Fernades in Mississauga
1 review MISSISSAUGA, ON
10/10

Stamped Concrete Driveway

41Last year we awarded Solocrete to have our driveway and walkways done with stamped concrete. We were glad that we chose the right company after an extensive research. the owner John Goncalves took great pride in the work that he did and surpassed my expectations in terms of job quality finishing. immediately six of my neighbors signed up with him to get their drive ways done. Amazing work everyone was happy and satisfied. Great quality, Workmanship and Excellent customer service.
Thanks to Solocrete we have a great driveway.
John Fernandes, CMA
941, White Clover Way
Mississauga,

Approximate cost of services:
$0.00
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First of all, I want to thank you for all of your kind words. I am glad that you and your neighbours are happy with our work. It was a pleasure doing work for you. All the best - John

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More about Solocrete General Contracting Ltd

Solocrete General Contracting Ltd. believes that quality, customer service and satisfaction are very important requirements to achieve the highest reputation and trust in this business. We are constantly upgrading in order to give our customers the very best selection and quality in: stamp concrete, regular white concrete, coloured concrete, and aggregate/exposed concrete. We also offer the specialized overlay of jewel stone. Our products are ideal for driveways, walkways, curbs, gardening curbs, back patios, around pools, steps, pillars and overlays on porches. Unique to Solocrete are the french curbs and the smooth and rough finishes of bull nosing on steps.
Give your house a new look … Let Solocrete create it!

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Concrete Contractors
WEBSITE
http://www.solocrete.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1998
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
0
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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