Mason Restoration

Masonry & Bricklaying
Scarborough ON M1B1W5
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Schelley
Schelley
0 reviews Ajax, ON
10/10

Windowsill replacement, tuck pointing, parging and brick replacement

Very happy to have worked with Steve and his team. Very professional crew. It took some time to book them in but the results were definitely worth the wait. The old brick windowsills had worn away due to age and elements. Two bricks had also cracked and needed to be replaced. Tuck pointing and caulking on the surrounding bricks also needed to be done. Some parging around the house and garage also needed to be done. Steve came out and provided a very competitive quote, and once he did an assessment. He was also very honest and did not accept work that I felt should have been done from the recommendation of another contractor but he did not see the need. They were very respectful of the job and even rescheduled based on weather forecast. While on-site they were professional, answered any questions I had and cleaned up the site when the job was done. Will definitely be working with them again for another project once I have some more savings.

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thanks schelly it was a pleasure working with you

Carey in Toronto
Carey in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Wood Burning Fireplace Filling And Sealing

Steve and his son were very professional and experienced. From booking the initial review of the job to scheduling the actual work - I was extremely impressed by their customer service. They were very affordable and I would happily work with them again !!

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it was a pleasure working with you

Andrzej in Toronto
Andrzej in Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Replaced bricks and window sills

Forgot to leave a review after the job was completed, so I'll write one now.

I chose this company because Steve gave me the best quote. Very happy I did because Steve's experience was invaluable in fixing a crack in the brick wall on the side of my almost 100-year-old home. In addition, they replaced some bricks and two window sills (brick ones replaced with limestone). They were also kind enough to seal the gap between the wall and foundation. It's been almost a year and one harsh winter later everything looks solid.

Very professional and courteous - showed up on time, finished in a day, had a nice chat about the life of a stone mason in Toronto.
Very happy overall, would definitely hire Steve again.

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thank you it was a pleasure doing business with you

The best retiree in Scarborough
The best retiree in Scarborough
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Concrete step repair and patching

Excellent work excellent service and a great father-son team I highly recommend them to everyone
I just found out that in addition to concrete work they do many other things for which I will use in the future

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Thank You. It was a pleasure working with you.

Heather in Richmond Hill North
Heather in Richmond Hill North
10 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Tuck pointing of brick up the side of our house

Steve gave us a competitive quote and was detailed in his description of what the job would entail to repair our masonry. He and his son came out one Saturday morning in June to repair a couple of large cracks that ran up the side and across the front of the brick/stone on the exterior of our house. In a short time, it was looking like brand new! He even kindly offered to put some caulking that we had on hand up along a small space at the top of our porch roof where we had a wasp next last year to help us avoid another wasp issue while he was up there. Thanks for a job well done! I would definitely recommend Steve to anyone (and already have done so).

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Thank You for your time in writing this review Heather. I appreciate your recomendations. Steve.

BWALKER in Ajax
BWALKER in Ajax
1 review Ajax, ON
10/10

Front Steps

We had front steps that were crumbling and a vestibule with cracked tile,Steve came and examined everything and made some suggestions, and we decided to take his advice, we had some delay because of the heat and then rain, but we now have a front entrance to be proud of, thank you to Steve and Tyler.

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thank you very much for the review. it was a pleasure. steve

Kimberly
Kimberly
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Concrete front steps

I called Steve in the spring to replace our crumbling front steps. Once the weather improved and he was able to demolish the old steps, the construction of the form and pouring of the concrete went very quickly. Now it's July and we have very nice-looking, permanent steps that we are happy with.

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Thank You, Kim. It was a pleasure working with you. Steve

Trevor at Kennedy Road
Trevor at Kennedy Road
9 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

Spalding and flaking bricks

I needed to replace some spalding and flaking bricks and some brick window sills with precast concrete as they don't deteriorate like brick.
Steve did an excellent job. It is obvious he has many years of experience in the area of masonry. He can also provide good recommendations on how to proceed. He is also reliable. If you hire Steve you will not regret it.

Trevor from Scarborough

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Thank You Trevor. It was a pleasure working with you. Thank You for your business. Steve

Kevin Chan from Richmond Hill
Kevin Chan from Richmond Hill
2 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Garage Brick Replacement & Cement Repair

We have a patio on top of our garage that caused quite a bit of problems over the years. Water would go into our garage and get trapped between the drywall and brick layer. Essentially over time, brick just started to crumble. Due to the moisture, it created a provide ground for a bunch of carpenter ants to create their colonies. We got rid of the ants last year by removing all the drywall.

Long story short, Steve and Taylor came repair all the damaged bricks. As he started pulling the bricks down, he noticed that the joist (part of the frame) was completed rotten due to moisture and ants building their colonies. He was able to help replace the rotten joist, find the source of the leak and replace all the crumble bricks! Throughout the process, he kept in touch letting us know what's going on.

Additionally, we've looked at 5 different masonry on Homestars. He's the only one that provided a reasonable quote. I would definitely recommend him to all my friends.

Thanks Steve. Really appreciate the work.

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That would be awesome. Thanks Kevin...

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Brampton, ON
0/10

No-Showed Twice (with No Explanation) for Small Job

Arranged to be home (at the date and time requested by Mason Restoration) for a small job on our front steps, but they never showed up and never gave an explanation. After we rescheduled and they still failed to show up I asked if they weren't interested or if something had come up, but never heard back from anyone. Weirdly unprofessional - maybe they just blow off small jobs? Very disappointing.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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dont know who you are .must have me mixed up with someone else

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More about Mason Restoration

24 years in business & specializing in....
door/window repositioning & fill-ins
brick/block installation
brick replacement - tuck pointing
chimney repairs - rebuilds
natural/flag stone
concrete repairs/finishing
concrete walkways
parging

(Home renovation)
- Painting
- Drywall
- Carpentry
- Tile Installation
- Window/Door Installation
- Trim Installation

Worked in the distillery district for 10 plus years.

CATEGORIES
Masonry & Bricklaying, Bathroom Renovation, Fireplaces, and Kitchen Planning & Renovation
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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