Wilkens Contracting Inc

Chimney Build & Repair
Toronto ON M4G 1L3
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Masonry Repair

Every once in a while the masonry of my 1939 house needs some TLC. My first call has always been to Wilkens Contracting. And like their most recent November 2023 visit, Ive always been very pleased. From the office team to the onsite team they consistently delivery prompt, professional service. Wilkens Contracting really knows their stuff!

Approximate cost of services:
$960.00
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Company Response

Hi!

Thanks so much for the wonderful review, we're so happy to hear you chose to come back to us for work and we're pleased with the masonry!

All the best from the Wilkens team!

Best,
Wilkens Contracting Inc

robin1porter in Toronto
robin1porter in Toronto
1 review Old Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney repair

I contacted Wilkens after someone else had done a poor repair on my chimney that created problems with the draw.

They responded very quickly, sent someone within a week to assess the issues and provide a quote.

Repair date was scheduled soon after. When they were doing the work, it was discovered that there were larger problems to deal with. They went to get the right materials and fixed everything perfectly. And, the quote was still the same (amazingly).

We will be reaching back to Richard and Bill to look at some brick pointing. They are honest and skilled.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,200.00
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Company Response

Hi Robin!

Thank you so much for the review! We're so glad to hear you're satisfied with the chimney repair and masonry work, as well as the team! We look forward to working with you in spring, happy holidays and see you in the new year!

Best,

Wilkens Contracting Inc

A. Da Mota
A. Da Mota
1 review Old Toronto, ON
10/10

Window enlargement and brick work

We needed a kitchen window enlarged and shortened, an old stove vent bricked over, and an exterior supporting pillar repaired.

Wikens was extremely professional throughout every aspect of this job. An assessor came to our home to look at the areas that needed work, assess the scope of the work and the time it would take to complete it. We were given a detailed, itemized quote within 24 hours. When I agreed to proceed with the work, I spoke to the mason who explained how long the job would take and he informed me when the work could be started. He was able to reuse the old brick so that the window looked as if it had always been there. We are extremely happy with our new window opening, the brickwork and repair of the damaged pillar.
Wilkens is a family owned business and each person I had contact with was extremely Skilled, professional, cheerful, and helpful. I would highly recommend their company and workmanship. Before and after photos are below.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,700.00
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Company Response

Hello!

Thank you so much for the review! We're so happy to hear you were pleased with the service, brick repair/masonry work and the whole team here at Wilkens! Thank you for your business and reach out if you need anything.

Best,
Wilkens Contracting Inc.

Rob in North Toronto
Rob in North Toronto
4 reviews North York, ON
10/10

Chimney rebuild and brick replacement

Crumbling bricks were falling inside the chimney and bricks were decaying by the front steps.
Wilkens was the lower of two quotes and I'm so glad I went with Wilkens. Their work was terrific and the new bricks matched the old ones beautifully. They were very professional and you get the benefit of many years of experience.
Definitely would recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$9,000.00
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Company Response

Hi Rob!

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a positive review! We're very happy to hear you're pleased with chimney repair, brick repair, and our service!

Wilkens Contracting inc

Mike in Toronto
Mike in Toronto
0 reviews Old Toronto, ON
10/10

Tuckpointing

Richard and the team at Wilkens did a great job from the quoting process right through the finished work. Richard was very honest and informative with his advice, and likely saved us thousands of dollars on work we didn't need to do. The crew did a great job matching the colour with the existing mortar, and the work (tuckpointing on 2 walls) was done within a day. We'll be calling them back next year to get some chimney work done. Highly recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,200.00
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Company Response

Hi Mike!

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! So happy to hear you were satisfied with the pointing and masonry repair. Looking forward to helping you with any chimney repair work needed!

Best,
Wilkens Contracting Inc

Jocelyn
Jocelyn
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Pillar brick repair

Wilkens did a great job repairing the brickwork on our pillar and completing tuckpointing repair on some other cracks that had emerged in our house. Allan and Les were efficient, professional, and we were so happy with the work. The price we paid was exactly what was quoted with no extra add-ons.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,100.00
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Company Response

Hi Jocelyn!

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! So happy to hear you're satisfied with pointing repair and masonry work done!

Best,
Wilkens Contracting Inc

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

tuckpointing on brick work

Very professional and efficient work! The crew arrived on time, actually a bit early which was great, and the work was impeccable. Showed me everything that was done and it looks brand new! It was a lot of work as there were areas all over the house on both storeys where mortar was missing. Highly recommend this company.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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Company Response

Hello! Thank you for the review! Glad to hear you were happy with the pointing work!

We appreciate your business, reach if you need anything!

Wilkens Contracting Inc

Peter
Peter
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Brick restoration

Recently purchased a 100 year old home in east Toronto. One portion of the brick was crumbling and needed replacing. Jake came by promptly to discuss and give me a quote. The work was done quickly, professionally, and on budget. The repair looks great and is barely distinguishable from the old surrounding brick.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,000.00
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Company Response

Hi Peter,

Thank you so much for the review, we're so happy to hear you were pleased with the brick replacement and masonry repair! Wishing you the best for the rest of the year from the Wilkens team.

Wilkens Contracting Inc.

Rich Ohanlon in Toronto
Rich Ohanlon in Toronto
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Deeply knowledgeable in chimney & fireplaces

I have an older Beach home with a wood burning fireplace that had stopped working properly. Our issues were more than cosmetic and it was hard to find anyone who could talk intelligently about what was happening, or why. We had numerous quotes from guys who wanted to simply rip out and replace what we had, but Wilkens were the only firm interested in helping us to find the issue. It turns out that our new windows and doors have made our house much more air tight, so the fireplace wasn't drawing air properly. Their solution included an air vent that they built into a newly poured hearth, and now the problem is solved. The work itself started and finished exactly as their estimate detailed, with no surprises. This was a big undertaking for us, and it wasn't something that we want to 'redo'. It was a good feeling to know that we hired the right guys the first time.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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Company Response

Hi Rich!

Thank you for taking the time for the review! We're so happy to hear you satisfied with the fireplace and masonry work!

Best,
Wilkens Contracting Inc

Rob
Rob
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

limestone sills for new door and window

Richard arrived for the assessment and quote. He doesn't rush you while you describe the issue. He has great observational and analytical skills. and carefully explained the options and his recommendations. He can explain anything you might want to know about sills! There was absolutely no over-selling whatsoever. Very comfortable and informative meeting.
Jake arrived for the installation. Equally informed and knowledgable about the work. It was done efficneitnly and quickly. A wonderful product and a pleasurable experience. This is the epitome of customer service and the first time I've done a Homestead review! Kudos to Wilkins(and I'm not even related!!).

Approximate cost of services:
$1,500.00
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Company Response

Hi Rob!

Thank you for taking the time for the review! We're so happy to hear you satisfied with masonry work and team!

Best,
Wilkens Contracting Inc

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More about Wilkens Contracting Inc

Wilkens Contracting Inc. has provided personalized service to Toronto homeowners for over 45 years. Our specialties include tuckpointing and repointing, building & repairing chimneys, and building & repairing fireplaces, parging and many other masonry restoration services. Our team of qualified trades people will assess your needs and carry out the job in a timely and thorough manner. We'll treat your home like it's our own. As a family owned company, we are proud of our quality and being built on referrals for almost half a century.

CATEGORIES
Tuck Pointing, Fireplaces, and Chimney Build & Repair
PRODUCTS
We proudly service Toronto, Etobicoke, East York, North York, Burlington and Hamilton, ON
SERVICES
masonry repairs, tuck pointing, chimney repairs, brick fireplace repairs, chimney rebuilds, brick fireplaces, brick replacement, parging
SPECIALITIES
Tuckpointing, Brick Replacement, Chimney Rebuilds, Chimney Repairs, Fireplace Renovations, and Fireplace Repairs, Parging
WEBSITE
http://www.wilkens.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1977
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Money Order, e-transfer
LICENSES
Metro Lic. B7071
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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