Utes

Structural Engineering
Richmond Hill ON L4C 6E1
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Average customer rating:
9.9 10 (24 reviews)

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Jason
Jason
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Structural Wall Assessment

I bought an older bungalow built in the 1960s with a non conventional home structure. I reached out to Arash to help determine if certain walls were structural because I wanted to break it down to create open concept environment.

Arash came TWICE to check to make sure assessment was accurate.

Approximate cost of services:
$550.00
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Salman
Salman
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Great Service for Structural Inspection of Home

We required a structural assessment of our house. We called Utes. They were polite and courteous. The assessment was scheduled at a convenient time.

Overall the service was professional and the structural assessment was thorough. I would recommend Utes for structural assessments.

Thanks

Approximate cost of services:
$450.00
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Company Response

Hi Salman,

Thank you for your review. Happy to see that your requirements are met! It was great working with you on this. Please let me know if you need any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

Dave
Dave
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Structural Engineer

We hired Arash to put together some drawings with the intent of updating the layout of our 60-year old home. This included removing load bearing walls to open up the space and adding a powder room and ensuite bathroom. Arash was knowledgeable and available to help answer any of our questions along the way. We'd use him again without question.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,900.00
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Company Response

Hi Dave,

Thank you for your review. Happy to see that your requirements for the design process are met! It was great working with you on this. Please let me know if you need any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

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

Structural, HVAC, Architectural Drawings

I hired Utes to provide structural and HVAC drawings with some architectural support.
Arash and his team did an amazing job, they listened and executed. The price was reasonable and the work was professionally completed. I will definitely hire Utes for my next project from start to finish.
I'll also be referring my friends and family to Utes.
Thanks guys for a job well done!!!!
I highly recommend this company.

Approximate cost of services:
$6,000.00
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Company Response

Thank you for your review. Happy to see that your requirements for the Building Permit process are met! It was great working with you on this. Please let me know if you need any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Whitchurch Stouffville, ON
10/10

Exceptional Professional

Arash and Utes did an excellent job helping us with drawings and obtaining permits from the city.
I think it would have taken us twice as long to obtain permits if it wasnt for Arash and his persistence and professionalism.

Thanks so much!!

Approximate cost of services:
$2,000.00
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Company Response

Hi Sabrina,

Thank you for your review. Happy to see that your requirements for the Building Permit process are met! It was great working with you on this. Please let me know if you need any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON
10/10

Wall Removal Assessment

We reached out to Utes to help with assessing feasibility of removing one of the walls in our home. They were quick to respond and come out. The assessment was very thorough and the engineer was very helpful. Highly recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$550.00
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Company Response

Hi John,

Happy to see that your requirements for the assessment are met! It was great working with you on this. Please let me know if you need any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

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

Structural Assessment

Arash came to inspect our +100 year old home in the Fall related to some questions that had arisen about structural issues. Communication was prompt and reliable the whole way through the process. On site we found Arash to be professional, diligent and thorough as well as an exceptional communicator - sharing and explaining what he was finding and would be looking for as part of the assessment. He answered questions thoroughly and provided recommendations. He encouraged us to contact him again if we were doing construction work that exposed the footing and wished him to consult; when that happened this spring he responded promptly and with the professionalism previously described. I recommend Arash from Utes without hesitation.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,000.00
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Company Response

Thank you for your review Hilary. It was great working with you on your project and happy to see your requirements are met.

Please do not hesitate to contact if you need any further assistance.

Thanks,
Arash

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

Weight capacity survey for second floor of home and rooftop deck

Arash was great to work with. Will certainly be getting back in touch with him for any future projects.
Very responsive and professional. I would highly recommend Arash / Utes to anyone.

Approximate cost of services:
$550.00
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Company Response

Thank you Sean for your review. It was great working with you on your house assessment.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need any further assistance on your project.

Thank you,
Arash

Ashley
Ashley
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

3 beams for Open Concept in a 100 year old house

From day 1 Arash was super helpful. Super responsive, came to the house in the evening, delivered on all promises, and didn't mind answering all of my husbands questions along the way. Highly recommend - he was superb.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Company Response

Hi Ashley,

It was great working with you and Nick on your project. We hare glad to see your satisfaction on the services provided for your project.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you need any further assistance on this as well as your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

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

Help with permitting process for an existing carport

Utes Inc. helped us get unblocked in a complicated permitting process with the city. After the city spent months going back and forth between our architect, Arash was able to inspect and address the structural questions for the city quickly, with minimal fuss and cost and get our permit got approved within a week.

Would highly recommend!

Approximate cost of services:
$800.00
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Company Response

Hi Steve,

Happy to see that your requirements for the Building Permit process are met! It was great working with you on this. Please let me know if you need any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Thanks,
Arash

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More about Utes

We are an Engineering, Architectural and Municipal Planning services firm based in Greater Toronto Area. Working closely with developers, builders and home owners in conjunction with municipalities and regions across the GTA for years achieving our clients goals to produce quality design and plans and obtain building permits and approvals covering major and minor buildings and site plan requirements including but not limited to:

Design permit drawings and approvals for new builds

Extension, modifications, basement entrance, wall removal, deck, etc. permit drawings and approvals

Site Plan approvals

Civil drawings including site servicing, grading, erosion & sediment control plan, etc.

Zoning by-law amendments

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STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Full structural design services for residential, commercial and industrials;

Structural wall removal;

Basement entrance & walkouts;

Extensions & modifications;

Deck structures;

Second story addition;

Foundation & footing design;

Temporary structures

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PERMITS, APPROVALS & PLANNING SERVICES
Site Plan Application

Building Permit

Structural Walls Removal Permit

Basement Entrance Permit

Second Floor Permit

Extension Permit

Swimming Pool Permit

Zoning By-law Amendments

Official Plans

Servicing Permit

CATEGORIES
Structural Engineering and Architects
SERVICES
Architects, Design/Build, Home Additions, Structural, Basement Renovation
SPECIALITIES
New build, renovation, alteration, basement, home addition
WEBSITE
https://www.utes.ca/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2020
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
4
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Certified Cheque, E Transfer
LICENSES
Certificate of Authorization by Professional Engineers Ontario
MEMBERSHIPS
Professional Engineers Ontario
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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