Doug Hipkiss Stone Mason

Masonry & Bricklaying
205-267 10th Street East North Vancouver BC V7L 2E1
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YVONNE
YVONNE
2 reviews North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Tearing down chimney

We had a leaning chimney, and we really weren't sure what to do with it> Doug and the team came by for an evaluation - and noted that it is caused by the root of a huge tree that is growing into the foundation. Based on our budget and timeline, he and Stefan is able to get it tear down quickly and with a smile. Doug went the extra mile and gave a lot of valuable input on how I should think about the fireplace that remains in the house and what I can do to salvage it. They also left the place very tidy when the job is finished, which we are very pleased with.
We highly recommend Doug to any stone /masonry work and we would love to work with the team again on our next project!

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Hi Yvonne, thank you so very much for your kind review, it was a pleasure to carry out your project. You and your family are such wonderful people and I am so happy your situation is now fixed. God bless. Hope to see you again in the future.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Chimneys

Doug and Stefan are very nice
Slow to start w delays (weather, finishing other jobs). Guess that’s part of the bizz
All done on a hand shake (Covid friendly- of course)
Job was well done... clean up was excellent as well. Even left the choice of bricks to Doug and he got it all right.
Honest and sincere
Paperwork may not be his strongpoint- but he delivers and that’s what counts

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Thank you and your wife so very much for choosing us to carry out your project. The kind gifts of snacks were a welcome incentive lol. I look forward to seeing you both on the next one. God bless you both and thank you once again.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Ajax, ON

First Review

9/10

Repointing Front Steps

Doug and his helper did a great job with repointing our stone steps. They were very clear about the process, followed through as promised and came back in a very timely manner to deal with some minor concerns that I had. They clearly care about doing the job right and take pride in their work.

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Thank you so very much for choosing us to carry out your project Eric, it's been a pleasure. Thank you for the very kind words in your review, we thoroughly enjoyed repairing your stone stair cases.

Ken in Toronto
Ken in Toronto
0 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Wood burning oven and stone patio project

I had the pleasure of having Doug work on two separate projects for me. The first one was rebuilding a wood burning brick pizza oven and the other was restoring a backyard stone patio. Doug does very good work and takes great attention to detail. The first project was restoring a custom brick oven that had cracked due to cold winter weather and was falling apart. Doug rebuilt the oven and we've happily enjoyed it with family and friends for five years ever since. He did a beautiful job with the oven. The restoration of the backyard stone patio took place this summer and my wife and I are thrilled with the results. It ended up being better than we even imagined it and the stone looks great. I highly recommend Doug for any stone mason project that you may have.

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Thank you Ken, for choosing me to restore you Pizza oven and then inviting me back to restore your stone patio, both you and your wife are such wonderful people and it has been a pleasure to be able to help you to enjoy your garden patio with your pizza oven for many years to come, god bless you and your family.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews North Vancouver, BC
8/10

Chimney repair and leaky roof V7l3C1

Had a leak on my upper floor ceiling.
My roofing company came and referred me to Doug as two chimneys needed repair and was also causing the leak.
Due to Covid19 and rainy weather it took awhile for the repair to be done. Despite a longer time frame the job was well done and Doug takes great pride in his work. Photos were taken before and after job.
He definitely has excellent masonary experience.
Would recommend him and his team.

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Thank you so very much for the great review Joy, it was an absolute pleasure rebuilding both your chimneys. Thank you for choosing us and especially thank you for taking good care with tea and cake while the work was being done. All the very best for the future.

James in Vancouver
James in Vancouver
0 reviews North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Chimney work

Our roof was leaking and it was determined that the leak was due to a chimney that needed repair work. Doug Hipkiss was recommended to us by our roofing company. Doug is very passionate about his work and very committed to doing a thorough and professional job. Our chimney looks wonderful and our leak is fixed! We were very pleased that we used Doug and would definitely use him again should we need other masonry work done.

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I would like to thank both you and your wife for choosing me to repair your Chimney's. It was a pleasure meeting you and your family and most of all, it gives me great satisfaction to know you don't have to worry about any further problems concerning your chimney and leaking.
I look forward to seeing you again in the future, if and when you should require the services of a Stone Mason.

alan in
alan in
1 review Surrey, BC
10/10

Great guy, great work!!!

I had Doug come out and repair some of the brick work on the exterior of my house. He arrived on time and made accurate recommendations. The job was done promptly and he cleaned up after he was done. I would definitely recommend Doug and will definitely use him again!!!

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Thank you Alan, it was a pleasure. You and your family made me feel so welcome too. I look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Chimney repair

Doug repaired my chimney after I lifted my house. It was tricky to match the hundred-year-old brick on the chimney as it was a distinct purple color. Doug managed to find the brick against all odds and matched up perfectly. I am very happy with Doug‘s work

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Thank you for the very kind review. It was great to see the finished job. I look forward to seeing you again on future projects.

PIC in Vancouver
PIC in Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Brick work around HLL lifeline

I live in a 12 story condominium building. We needed to install two concrete anchors to support a horizontal lifeline, and it was necessary to remove portions of the brick veneer in order to access the concrete. We needed someone who would respond quickly to do the brick work, since it had to be coordinated with the work done by the anchor installers. It was a delicate job, since the bases for the anchors and their retaining bolts cut into the space where the bricks would be reinstalled. We found Doug in Craigslist, and so naturally I was a little anxious at first. However, it was clear as soon as he started working that he is a serious craftsman. He removed the necessary bricks efficiently and expeditiously, and after the the anchors were installed he replaced the bricks perfectly. He cut the bricks where they needed to be cut and positioned them perfectly around the anchors, making a perfect water-proof seal around the anchors which were now protruding though the brick wall. So, the finished job looked great and was exactly what we had hoped for. What else can one say?

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Thank you very much for the great review. It was a tricky job but, I'm very pleased your happy with the finished job. Please don't hesitate if you should require a mason in the future.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Kingston, ON
10/10

Fireplace Insert

We needed to prepare an old fireplace space for gas insert fireplace. Doug kindly squeezed our work in his busy schedule. Professional and easy to work with. Doug finished the work on time and on budget.
We will definitely go back to him for any stone work in the future.

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Thank you for the kind review. It was a pleasure working on your fireplace and meeting you and your family.

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More about Doug Hipkiss Stone Mason

CATEGORIES
Masonry & Bricklaying and Chimney Build & Repair
WEBSITE
https://homestars.com/companies/2853685-doug-hipkiss-stone-mason
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2008
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque & E-Transfer
LICENSES
City & Giles of the London Institute Certification
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Yes, kindly ask for further information
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