Eric's Concrete And Foundation Repair

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3332 McCarthy Road Ottawa ON K1V 0M6
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Lee-Anne and Paul from Ottawa
Lee-Anne and Paul from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation replacement and repair

When we first had a flood in our basement last summer and discovered that the foundation of our nearly 100 year old home was on its last legs, we were distraught with the news. Then we met Eric - and everything changes. He had come highly recommended from neighbours who had worked with him in the past. With his reassuring manner, his in-depth knowledge and extensive experience, he examined our foundation and explained in layman's terms the scope of the work to be done - a completely new foundation for the most damaged of the original river stone foundation and a repair of the remaining foundation, along with the necessary waterproofing.

The work began ahead of schedule and came in on budget and on time. Eric's team of extremely professional and competent experts ‎worked everyday for three weeks at our house to get the job done. At the end of each day, they cleaned the worksite - even washing the sidewalk, so that our house and property were spotless, despite the messy nature of the work. Eric was always willing to answer any questions that we had and was always reachable by phone. He dealt with all aspects of the work, including dealing with the City of Ottawa inspectors and all the permitting that was necessary.

We can unequivocally recommend Eric's Concrete for any foundation work you may have. In fact, we have already recommended them to our neighbours, many of whom walked by our house during and after the construction and noticed the quality job his team accomplished.

Hiring Eric's Concrete was the best decision we could have made to ensure the continued well-being of our home. We can sleep in peace knowing that our foundation is solid and we will never have to worry about it again.

Thank you Eric!

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Hello Lee-Anne and Paul, thank you so much for taking the time to provide such a thorough review. I am happy to hear that you are satisfied with the work we provided on repairing and replacing your foundation. It was a pleasure for my team to provide you with our professional service, and we always strive to leave a clean worksite.

I wish you all the best with your safe, and strong foundation, and without great and happy customers like yourselves, there would be no reason for me to be in business. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Sharon Davidson from Ottawa
Sharon Davidson from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Garage floor

It was a pleasure to deal with Eric from start to finish. He is reliable, punctual and his company did an excellent job. The work site was left clean. Thanks for a fantastic job well done, Eric

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Hello Sharon, I appreciate your kind words on the level of service and work we provided. My team always pride ourselves on being on time, and performing quickly. We were more than happy to put in old fashioned hard work for a quality job. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Michelle Platt from Ottawa
Michelle Platt from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation repair

We have finally found a contractor true to his word. Eric and his team repaired and waterproofed our foundation last month. We had seen his work last year when a similar repair was completed at a neighbour's home and were quite impressed with his work and professionalism. Further to this, we contracted our work to Eric.

We are extremely satisfied with all aspects of the job as with the results and the performance of the work by his team.

This is the first time in years a repair or renovation to our home has caused us absolutely no stress.
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We do not hesitate in highly recommending Eric's firm.

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Hello Michelle, thank you very much for your favourable review. It was an absolute pleasure working with you to ensure the best quality of work we could on your foundation. I wish you all the best, and I am sure you will enjoy your leak free home. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Paul from Ottawa
Paul from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Basement waterproofing and foundation structural repair

Last winter we discovered water coming into our basement. We had a number of contractors come through and received a range of suggested fixes. Due to the wide ranging comments, I decided to pay for an independent structural engineer to give me their assessment so I could compare similar solutions.

Turns out of all the quotes I received, and comments on the potential problem, Eric was the only one who assessed the full scope of the problem and the same solution in advance of the engineers report. So had I gone with another contractor without the engineers report in order to save money, I would have experienced a hefty surprise once they exposed the foundation and discovered the problem which Eric had previously identified and included in his base and final quote.

With respect to the work itself, Eric and his team leave you feeling confident that the job is in good hands. His team arrives when they say they will, and they keep an efficient and clean job site. It is clear that they know what they are doing and we have been very content with the work. Eric is always very professional to deal with, and is quick to respond to any questions you may have, even if, like me, you have a lot.

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Hello Paul, I very much appreciate your kind comments, and would like to thank you for your professionalism in return. I am glad that the work my team performed left you feeling confident, and your experience shows that if you take care and commitment in doing the job right the first time, you can catch the important details and save yourself expenses and hassle down the road. I wish you the best. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Peter M from Ottawa
Peter M from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation repair

Eric displayed exemplary integrity recently when I required documents on work he performed on a property I sold. I required a copy of the warranty for work he did in 2008. He quickly responded to my request and provided this info in less than a day. Despite being an extremely busy person, he was very polite and concerned to help me. His work on my house and his customer care, even years later, were proven to be excellent. That's integrity! Thanks Eric!

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Hello Peter, I am very glad to hear that I could help you with your request. I do a very careful job of filing my paperwork in case of situations like this one! As always, I work to keep my clients satisfied and was very happy to work with you to make sure I helped where I could. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

David and Alexis Griller from Ottawa
David and Alexis Griller from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Complete Upgrade of Foundation

Eric just completed a second major project for us, and we cannot speak highly enough of him. He worked on an office building three years ago and recently on the foundation of an old house. Eric and his men are efficient, trustworthy, thorough, and a real pleasure to work with. You can feel really comfortable that he will do exactly what he says he will do, for a fair price and that the work will be of top rate quality. If Eric promises that you will have a dry basement, you will have a dry basement when he has completed the work. He comes when he says he will, does the work, his team cleans up at the end of every day and they ensure that there is minor disruption. You can have a worry free experience because you are in good hands. If only all contractors were like him!

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Company Response

Hi David and Alexis, it has always been a pleasure working with you. Thank you for your kind words about my team and our work, and we will always maintain to deliver top rate service at fair prices. If ever you foresee any jobs in the future requiring our expertise, we would be more than happy to work with you. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Kathy from Ottawa
Kathy from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home Foundation repair

I chose Eric's Concrete and Masonry Services to repair my home foundation, after meeting with several contractors, because I felt the most confident with Eric that the work would be completed well and within the budget. Eric's was the only company that would provide an estimate only after completing some test holes and soil tests. This meant that he provided a price under contract rather than what felt like a minimum estimate provided by most companies. Even when unexpected issues arose, Eric stuck to the original contract. The work involved underpinning, installation of a waterproof membrane, exterior insulation, window wells, and a weeping tile and sump system on three of the four sides of my home. Eric arranged for all permits and inspections by private and Ottawa city engineers at the appropriate stages of the project. The company works on one job at a time, so they were here every day, rain or shine, and sometimes worked in terrible wet and muddy conditions. His team is well-oiled machine that clearly has worked together for many years. They were very respectful of neighbouring properties and cleaned up at the end of each day. I can't say enough good about Eric's Concrete Service; their timeliness, care and professionalism was impressive. I am very pleased that I chose this company for this expensive, but essential, work to preserve my home.

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Hi Kathy, I would like to give you a wholehearted thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our company. My team and I are dedicated to providing quality work on each and every job we perform, so I am very happy to see it shows, and when we make a contract we honour it. We wish you all the best. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Valerie
Valerie
1 review Gloucester, ON
10/10

Foundation Assessment

During last Tuesday's monsoon I had two significant leaks in my basement largely because my eaves troughs were plugged. Given the breach in the foundation, I was sure we needed work. Eric came by, assessed the situation and indicated it was likely a one-off event and that the changes I had already made (on the eaves troughs) and the changes planned (re-sloping the driveway) were likely good enough. No charge for the visit or advice. Great professional. H

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Thanks for your review Valerie, even if we didn't end up doing business with you per se! Honesty and integrity are very important to us, so we won't try to sell you something that is not needed. Thank you for appreciating that and sharing your experience here. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Malcolm from Ottawa
Malcolm from Ottawa
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation restoration

5 years ago water was leaking into my basement during any decent rainfall. After acquiring 3 estimates I chose Eric for a couple of reasons. Firstly a trusted friend highly recommended his work and secondly Eric gave a no holds barred assessment of the scope of the problem. He wouldn't give a final quote until he did further testing. The other contractors gave quotes based on a best case scenario and I was very wary of how costs might escalate as problems arose. Eric guaranteed his price once he was certain of the work required. He absolutely refused to do anything less than a complete job. The man proved to have great integrity. The job involved an underpinning of the entire foundation increasing both the depth and width of the footings. Weeping tile was put in place (there had been none previously) and sump pump installed. In the end the job required a 4 man crew for 1 full week. The crew arrived on time every day, were very friendly and respectful and every single step was explained. 5 years later and not a single drop of water has entered since. Amazing given that the house is in the Rideau River flood plain. I am so glad I chose Eric for this very important and expensive work.

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Hi Malcolm, thank you very much for this detailed and appreciative review of our service to your home. Integrity is a core 'foundation' to our business, and we always wish to be as accurate in our pricing as possible - even if that means waiting to conduct further tests to determine the scope of work. All the best to you and your newly waterproofed home. Sincerely, Eric Pietryka, Owner.

Pam  from Ottawa
Pam from Ottawa
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Replacement of garage floor

I found this company to provide excellent hands-on service, meticulous workmanship, punctuality, and was the lowest bid for this project. It has been a pleasure to deal with them and I would not hesitate to recommend them.

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Hi Pam, thank you for sharing your experience with our company here. It was of course a pleasure working with you as well.

A sincere thank you for any future referrals, Eric Pietryka, Owner

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More about Eric's Concrete And Foundation Repair

Your house is your home, and it deserves a strong foundation.

Eric’s Concrete offers structural repair and stabilization, foundation wall replacement, underpinning, water proofing and crack repair

WHY CHOOSE US
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- We follow all legal and provincial regulations with city permits.

- We use an upfront approach with honest pricing based on our evaluation.

- You pay when the job is done and you are completely satisfied.

- We are always on time and on budget.

- We respect your home, neighborhood and environment.

- No sub-contractors - only our team of skilled, trained and experienced workers.

- All jobs inspected regularly by senior engineers.

CATEGORIES
Foundations
SERVICES
- Structural foundation repairs - Foundation replacement. - Foundation leveling. - Foundation restoration. - Foundation evaluations (pre-sale for buyers or sellers). - Crack repairs and concrete resurfacing. - New basement construction. - Foundation & wet basement waterproofing. - General concrete & masonry services - Garage floor replacement / crack repair
SPECIALITIES
At Eric's Concrete, we specialize in structural foundation repairs to homes in Ottawa. We always ensure our solutions are based on the industry's best practices. We can help in all areas of home foundations: - Structural integrity and stabilization - Waterproofing and exterior foundation drainage - Concrete restoration and garage/basement floors - Walkouts, additions, porches, walkways and other improvements - Masonry repairs and installation
WEBSITE
http://ericsconcrete.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1989
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
8
PAYMENT METHOD
Upon job completion
MEMBERSHIPS
BBB A+
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Minimum 10 Year Guarantee
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