Walter Townshend & Son Inc.

Chimney Build & Repair
2011 Lawrence Ave West Toronto ON M9N 1H4
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Ryan
Ryan
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney repair, new gas lines, masonry work, furnace exhaust - these guys do it all..!

Bought an older house in Etobicoke that needed some significant fixes. Got referred to Ronnie and he did not disappoint.

Gave us honest advice, helped us with pricing, and suggested a couple solutions that saved us money and made improvements too!

Cut down our rotten chimney, re-bricked and capped it nicely. Installed 2 gas fireplaces plus new manifold and backyard BBQ line (got us fantastic deals on the hardware too). In the process, even re-routed the poorly planned furnace exhaust to take strain off the blower (and avoid blowing on the rear patio!)

Can’t say enough great things about this crew. You should chat with Ronnie before making any decisions. Highly recommend.

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Asko in Toronto
Asko in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Inspect Flue for Water Heater Replacement

Walter and his guys are fast efficient and courteous.
They do great work and are very helpful and knowledgeable.
I highly recommend them for all your chimney and fireplace needs.
They also follow all the proper health protocols!
Be safe be well be happy.
Asko
Professional Engineer
Etobicoke

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mary.krawchuk2
mary.krawchuk2
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney repair, removal and brick work

I have used Walter Townshend on a number of occasions. They met with me prior to completing the work so I knew exactly what will be done. They show up when they say they will and complete the job within the expected time frame. They take pride in the work that they do and it shows in the results of each job. This is the only company that I would contact to do work on my home.

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catefoley
catefoley
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Gas fireplace and chimney repairs

I had a gas fireplace installed and Walter Townsend and Son were extremely professional from the initial consultation until completion of the job. The installation team was great and guided me through choosing of the appropriate unit for my house and options for the hearth and surround.
They also fixed some chimney issues for me in a timely manner. I have used the company before and would certainly recommend them to others.

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Sandra Stewart from Toronto
Sandra Stewart from Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Fireplace Installation from Wood Burning to Gas and Chimney Repair

I just had my sixty year old wood burning fireplace converted to a new gas fireplace. Walter Townshend was my initial contact and responded immediately to my inquiry about converting. He explained everything and gave me some great options to choose from for the gas fireplace. His son Ron was my next point of contact who came and did all of the measurements and talked to me about my needed chimney repair. I had shopped around and felt their price to be very fair. Ron and his team did a great installation and the chimney will now outlast my lifetime. They were all very professional and went out of their way to make sure I was happy and understood how my new fireplace operates. I have been enjoying it since it seems that our warm weather is not appearing anytime soon! I would highly recommend Walter Townshend and Sons!

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jlzyn
jlzyn
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

An unequivocal recommendation!

If your list of requirements include profound professionalism, honesty, reliability and tactical proficiency, you’ve found your squad.

Walter, his sons and their team tackled a very high priority for me, incredibly well and incredibly quickly - and they threw in a few good laughs.

What are you waiting for? Call him.

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SMiller in York
SMiller in York
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Vent and Duct Services

I am so thankful I found Walter and his company. He came to my home the same day to check and confirm that my chimney and dryer vent were working properly. He was very kind and professional! I would highly recommend him in the future for work on your house as an honest and reliable contractor.

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Dave in the six
Dave in the six
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Still the best for Chimney repairs

We've dealt with Townshend and Son for about 19 years.
Still great service... fast, polite.. and the price is good.
Fair price for the work.
Responded within a day and work was done a few days after . ( got Chimney repaired).
Offered good advice on the work and really felt we were treated fair.
I wish all businesses were like this!

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Sarah
Sarah
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Gas Fireplace Installation

Ron and his team were fantastic to deal with and I am so happy we chose this company to do our gas fireplace installation. We live in an older home with a small wood burning fireplace that was falling apart. They went above and beyond to install a larger gas fireplace. Ron helped us chose the unit that would work best for our home and needs. They installed it on time and were a pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend this company for any fireplace or chimney needs.

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Scott from Etobicoke
Scott from Etobicoke
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney crown work and new cap installed

A FIRST CLASS Chimney/Masonry Company!

Walter promptly provided us with a fair quote and timeframe for completion. It was a pleasure dealing with him.

Ron and his assistant arrived, assessed, and completed the job in a professional/efficient manner. Ron took the time to walk me through each step of the repair prior to leaving.

Thank you Ron et al.!

I highly recommend Walter Townshend & Sons Inc.

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More about Walter Townshend & Son Inc.

Walter Townshend & Sons Chimneys is in its 5th generation of service serving the GTA. For well over 80 years the name Walter Townshend & Sons Chimneys have become well known and associated with honest business practice. We take care of all your Chimney and Fireplace needs.

CATEGORIES
Chimney Build & Repair and Fireplaces
PRODUCTS
Chimney Repairs, Chimney Rebuilds, Chimney Sweeping, Fireplace Inspections, Tuck Pointing, Chimney Liners, Gas Fireplaces & Wood Burning Fireplaces
SERVICES
Chimney Repairs, Chimney Rebuilds, Chimney Sweeping, Fireplace Inspections, Tuck Pointing, Chimney Liners, Gas Fireplaces, & Wood Burning Fireplace
STYLES
From New Homes to Older Victorian homes we do it all !
SPECIALITIES
Chimney Repairs, Chimney Rebuilds, Chimney Sweeping, Fireplace Inspections, Tuck Pointing, & Chimney Liners, Gas Fireplaces. Wood Burning Fireplaces.
WEBSITE
http://www.townshendchimneys.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1925
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Cash, Visa
LICENSES
B1 Building Licences, WETT Certified, TSSA, City of Toronto Chimney License, Gas Fitters License, C
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
WETT Certified, Gas Fitters License, Master Chimney Sweep
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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