Walter Townshend & Son Inc.

Chimney Build & Repair
2011 Lawrence Ave West Toronto ON M9N 1H4
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Alice G from Etobicoke
Alice G from Etobicoke
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney Rebuild

Our chimney was in need of repair and we shopped around and got several quotes. Not only was Walter Townshend & Son competitive in terms of cost, they live in the neighbourhood and were the only providers who agreed to meet with me face to face (the others just left a quote in the mailbox). They came when they said they would, took down the old chimney right to the roof and did the rebuild. They did a fantastic job and, because of that, we also had them replace several feet of brick around our garage and then additional work on the piping from our water heater to the chimney. Now I found out they also do fireplace inserts and I wouldn't look anywhere else. They are reliable, honest and competitive. Having a local owner and his two sons do the work was great. I highly recommend them.

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

Chimney liner & repair to top of chimney

We were introduced to Ron Townshend when Enercare came to install a new hot water tank and told us our chimney liner was non-existent. Ron came exactly when he said he would come. He was professional, courteous and personable. He completed the job as he said he would. There was more of a problem than he had originally suspected bit he did the work, was up front with what was happening and was fair in terms of the final price we paid. He cleaned everything up inside and outside which was appreciated. I would recommend him to all of my family and friends.

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Alex from East York
Alex from East York
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New chimney liner

These guys did a small job for me: they pulled out the old chimney liner, installed a new one, and also repaired the masonry a bit around the chimney pipe on the roof and in the basement. They were efficient, the wait time was about 3 days (also because of my schedule, which they accommodated at their best). I think that their price to quality ratio must be the very satisfactory!

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

chimney repair

My chimney was pulling away from my house, leaving a gap, and most of the mortar around the bricks (below roof level) was falling out. I was afraid of water damage to the inside of my house. I have used Walter Townsend and Sons before at my former house, and was really pleased with the quality of work. I am please with this project as well. They brought my chimney down to the roof, capped it in concrete and repaired all of the brick and mortar problems. They were fast, and left everything so clean, you would not know they had been there. Highly recommend.

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

Gas fireplace installation

My wife and I consulted Ronnie Townshend about a project to convert our existing wood burning fireplace to gas. The service and communication was excellent throughout the process. Ronnie gave us plenty of ideas to consider and showed us pictures of previous work he had done with similar homes. The installation was done promptly and the work was flawless. Everything was taken care of for us and done with utmost professionalism. The finished product was better than we had envisioned and the fireplace is now, without a doubt the centerpiece of our living room. We couldn't have been more pleased with our experience and would recommend to others!

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

Remove blown insulation from chimney & repair chimney

Belyea Bros. Ltd., our furnace maintenance company, attended our home on an emergency basis during a snow storm. Their technician determined that the problem with our furnace & hot water tank was the result of a blown insulation blockage in our chimney. For safety reasons, our gas supply was immediately turned off leaving us without heat or hot water. Belyea Bros. contacted Walter Townshend & Son Inc. who arrived within a few hours. They discovered that the chimney within our internal walls was apart. Mr. Townshend and his crew removed the blown insulation blockage and made the necessary repairs. They were very professional, courteous and tidy. The best surprise was that the invoice that followed was less than we had anticipated. We would definitely recommend Walter Townshend & Son Inc. for any chimney issues. A great experience!

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Paul
Paul
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney Liner

My house needed a chimney liner to be installed so I called Walter Townshend & Son. My phone call was returned right away and Walter (the owner) came out and gave us a free estimate. We hired Walter’s company right away and next day the 3 men crew came showed up on time and got the job done efficiently. The chimney liner was installed in a very professional time manner. Walter Townshend & Son is a great company and I strongly recommend them so if you need any chimney liner done or any other chimney related repairs give them a call and they will get the job done.

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David in Etobicoke
David in Etobicoke
5 reviews Etobicoke, ON
10/10

Water Heater to Chimney Ventilation

The ventilation that connects my water heater to the chimney was improperly sloped and could be a cause for carbon monoxide to flow back into the house. I called Walter, and he was at the house within 2 hours. He assessed the issue, and scheduled his son Ron to come and correct the issue in the afternoon of the same day. The quality of work was outstanding, and the service amazing. Both Walter and Ron are very professional, polite, and my wife and I were thoroughly impressed with their service. I would recommend them without hesitation, and we can't thank them enough for their expertise and professionalism.

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Andy Decepida from Toronto
Andy Decepida from Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Gas Furnace Liner Replacement

After Direct Energy did a scheduled cleaning service call of our gas furnace, they attached a tag for a TSSA 8.12 2 violation — the liner was over-sized and needed to be replaced properly. Direct Energy actually recommended Walter Townshend & Son so we called and made an appointment. The service was on time, very reasonably priced and courteous. My highest commendations to a superb company.

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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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