Wilkens Contracting Inc

Tuck Pointing
30 Canvarco Rd, Unit 5 Toronto ON M4G 1L3
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Diane from Toronto-5516
Diane from Toronto-5516
2 reviews Toronto, ON
8/10

Tuckpointing

Sure, the office staff was kind, but I had to track them down to find out when they were coming, and the workers took an very relaxed approach to the job, broke some of my property and then didn't do more than tell my child about it. When I called to ask for Mr. Wilkens to come see, I never heard from them again.The price quote was the same as others. I picked Wilkens because of the reviews here.

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The reviewer wrote in as follows: "I have told many friends about your website. It's a wonderful example of the connections fostered by the internet.

And, I am happy to report that I have been contacted by Wilkens contracting as a result of my posting, and they are fixing the broken steps gratis. The ratings for this review have been upgraded from the original posting.

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I don't know about the "track them down" part as autumn is our busiest time of the year. The "relaxed approach" to me seems a positive attitude. The "broken property" was a step made of particle board that was rotten and broke simply by stepping on it. By the time I returned to check out the problem, another step had been broken. I replaced them both personally with proper material at my own expense, not because it was my job but because I was held hostage by her misuse of this site and publishing bad postings. I thought, minimally, she could have withdrawn the covertly hostile remarks from her first posting in appreciation my help.

Jane from Riverdale
Jane from Riverdale
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Rebuilt chimney and installed animal screens.

Most impressed with the pride Wilkens Contracting Inc. took in its work. We now have the best-looking chimney in the neighbourhood at a price that was very competitive. The estimate and work were done when promised, all material was cleaned-up, the crew returned to remove old bricks lodged in the chimney without additional charge, and each person we dealt with was courteous and knowledgeable.

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Christopher from Toronto
Christopher from Toronto
7 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney Repairs

Wilkens was recommended to me by word of mouth and I can now add my own recommendation. Our fireplace chimney started shedding bits and pieces of brick near the top. One chimney contractor advised me that we needed to rebuild the chimney up from the roofline. A sceptical friend of mine suggested I get another opinion. Wilkens took a look and offered to fix the problem for just a third of the first estimate. Their work appears to be excellent and it was a breeze dealing with them. In fact, all the arrangements were made verbally over the phone: I never had to wait around for an estimator, the work was done while I was away on vacation, and the bill didn't arrive until a gentlemanly ten days later! Can't be too many businesses still left that operate in such a civilized way.

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Joan from Etobicoke-727
Joan from Etobicoke-727
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

outside brick pointing

The experience of dealing with Wilkens Contracting was such a pleasant surprise. From the first contact by phone with Dave to the quote from Mr. Wilkens to the actual quality work - was just excellent. I would highly recommend them.

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Laura from North Toronto
Laura from North Toronto
11 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Tuck Pointing

Five years ago when we bought our house, our home inspector told us we needed some tuck pointing. I finally got around to getting a quote. What a happy surprise to hear from Mr. Wilkens that we didn't need any tuckpointing! He could have made some money off us but didn't. Wow, I was impressed!

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Alies in the West Bend
Alies in the West Bend
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Brick pointing

We were very pleased with the quality of the work and the matching of the grout/cement to the existing so that the repairs blended in. Ernie came himself to review the work and gave us great advice regarding the the dryer vent and came back later to patch the holes.

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Steph from Moore Park
Steph from Moore Park
5 reviews Toronto, ON

First Review

9.8/10

Quote on rebuilding a fireplace

I was really impressed by Ernie's honesty, knowledge and patience in explaining the firecode and the options in fixing the fireplace. We were looking for a second quote for extending our fireplace and fixing a damper problem. Ernie recommended that we not extend the fireplace for astetic and structural reasons and recommended a solution that we could do ourselves for very little money despite the potential for him to earn $4,000 in making the changes we were looking for. Thanks again Ernie

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Alex from High Park
Alex from High Park
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney Repair

They reconstructed an old chimney and did a fabulous brick work job. Very clean and efficient.

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More about Wilkens Contracting Inc

Wilkens Contracting Inc. has provided personalized service to Toronto homeowners for over 30 years. Our specialties include tuckpointing, building & repairing chimneys, and building & repairing fireplaces. We also repair concrete, stone work, sidewalks, and wet basements. 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.

CATEGORIES
Tuck Pointing, Fireplaces, and Chimney Build & Repair
PRODUCTS
We proudly service Toronto, Etobicoke, East York, and North York, 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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