G J MacRae Foundation Repair

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470 Winston Churchill Blvd Oakville ON L6J 7X2
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Margaret in Oakville in Oakville
Margaret in Oakville in Oakville
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Foundation Crack Repairs

Any concerns I had about having a foundation crack repair done were alleviated by the focussed customer service and hard working crew on the job. Dean provnded good information, including instructive videos, prior to contract signing, liaised with the landscaper and returned to review the site after completion.

Digging in heavy clay soil can't be easy, but the crew met the challenge efficiently and expeditiously, completing the job in two days on the Easter weekend. The crew started early morning both days, giving me the option of start time on Sunday morning, which was a surprise. The site was left clean and tidy. Even the downspouts were reconnected.

It's a relief to have the job completed in a caring and respectful manner.

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Good Morning Margaret:
I cannot thank you enough for sharing your experience here with GJ MacRae for others' to see. Yes, crack repair can be tricky and I'm glad we met your expectations. I will be sure to let Dean and his crew know that their efforts have not gone unnoticed. Thank you again.
Noreen, GJ MacRae Foundation Repair, www.wetbasements.com

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

concrete porch repair, waterproofing

My concrete porch was cracked, and the front of my house needed waterproofing. Dean and Devon explained everything and took care of it. The whole crew were quick and professional. Excellent work.

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Good Afternoon Grayson:
Thank you for posting your experience here on Homestars. Your review helps others' looking for a foundation repair; basement waterproofing contractor that they can be confident in contacting. Most of our business comes from referrals and you are confirming that here online. Dean and Devon send their appreciation.

Noreen
G J MacRae Foundation Repair - Since 1975
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON
Toll Free: 1 800 361 3108

Scott in Mississauga
Scott in Mississauga
4 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Highly recommended

The project had unforeseeable issues but they kept their price the same. In fact they were so honest that they deducted money because they didn't end up having to do work that was in the original quote.

Their crew came back at 11 pm and stayed until after 1am to fix an issue. I don't know of any contractors who would have been that responsive.

They also were the only company that would put back our patio stones, which they did like artists. Milan and his crew did a great job of putting things back.

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Scott:
I apologize for the delay in responding to your review. Thank you for sharing your experience with G J MacRae here on Homestars. You are helping others who need foundation repair work, on their basement, narrow their search so they can make an informed choice when hiring a foundation repair / waterproofing company.

The heavy rain in April / May 2017 called for preventative measures to ensure no water got into a job already in progress; namely your property. Dean knows that and is very particular and aware. Flooding conditions can be tricky and preventative action is always the best way to proceed.

Thank you
Noreen
G J MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

Bill from Toronto
Bill from Toronto
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Foundation Parging

Thanks to Dean, Memet and Jose for doing a solid, professional job in every way, from customer service, quote, parging and clean-up.

The foundation (from 1924) had a couple of deep gouges in it (5 inches deep and about 4 feet X 5 feet (vertical/horizontal), likely from a neighbour's leaky downspout. The surface was loose along the whole side so they scraped down till they found solid and then built it back up with layers.

Cosmetically it looks very good while it adds strength and leak-prevention to the wall.

I have NO problem recommending this company. You can't take chances with a foundation.

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Good Afternoon Bill:

Thank you for taking time to share your experience with us here at G J MacRae. It is so important for others to know who they can call for information on basement repair. Dean, Mehmet and Jose will be very pleased to know you were satisfied with their work. Feedback for their efforts and recognition for their excellent work ethic is very rewarding and important. I will be sure to bring your comments to their attention.

Noreen
G J MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com

Caroline
Caroline
3 reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

Foundation Leak

Moved into my house to find a small flood in the basement every time it rained. I called GJ MacRae and was greeted warmly by Noreen. Dean came out the next day to conduct an . Normally I get a few quotes before deciding on who is best for the job, but Dean instilled an immediate sense of trust. No pushy sales or scare tactics. The work was done in less time than estimated and the crew even fixed up some other parts of my concrete floor that needed adjusting - a couple of holes and a large hump in the ground that they jackhammered out and smoothed with new concrete. Thanks to everyone, I now have a dry basement! Highly recommended - efficient, thorough, professional.

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Zeljka:

By posting your experience with G J MacRae here on Homestars, you are helping others make a more informed choice when they require foundation repair work in their home. Generally, people just don't know who to call and we all know it can be a jungle out there for homeowners' navigating in an industry they are just not familiar with. Our objective is to do the job right the first time. Most of our business comes from referrals and we are very proud of that! On behalf of Dean and myself, thank you very much for taking the time. Noreen, G J MacRae Foundation Repair 905 824 2557, Mississauga, ON

MJSmith
MJSmith
2 reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

Shy's Place Restaurant, Dundas

Hardest working trade onsite. Thorough work. Discussed everything in detail in real time. Offered great professional advice.
Water proofing an 1896 stone foundation is no easy feat, although they made it look easy. Great guys, great crew extremely happy with outcome. Having them back to do more as there is no one else I trust with our foundation.
Highly recommend.

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Good Afternoon Morgan:

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with G J MacRae Foundation Repair here for others to see. Knowledge, Integrity, Longevity is what we bring to every foundation repair job we do. Yes, stone and rubble foundations of old can be tricky. However, we have many years experience repairing all types of foundations.

Morgan, by leaving your review you have helped others make an informed choice when looking for a basement waterproofing / structural foundation repair professional. It is important people make the right choice the first time!

Dean, Magnus and I are glad to hear you are extremely happy with your outcome.

Noreen
G J MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON
Toll Free: 1 800 361 3108
Since 1975 - The original full service foundation repair people.

Maja
Maja
1 review Burlington, ON
10/10

Foundation repair, underpinning, waterproofing and new weeping tiles

Work started with an assessment from Dean - very knowledgeable and took the time to explain what was required and answer any questions. Work began within a week, as scheduled. Can't say enough about Magnus and his crew. They exceeded our expectations:) They were polite, respectful of your property, and left the worksite clean, orderly and safe at the end of each day. These guys are focused and know what they are doing! Couldn't believe how much work they were able to accomplish every day!! During the process, they discovered they did not actually need to do as much work as originally thought - as a result the final bill came in less than originally quoted. We would absolutely recommend Dean, Magnus and his crew. You will not find a better team for this type of job!!

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We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a thoughtful review of G J MacRae and we are very happy the work met with your approval.

Mark
Mark
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

Foundation Reparging

GJMacRae (Milan) did a phenomenol job reparging our foundation and repairing an indoor basement wall crack. He has got an exemplary work ethic ....a true perfectionist !!!! He did an excellent job !!!!!! Always very reliable and kept all commitments re this job!!!A very positive 1st experience with GJ MacRae....would definitely recommend this company!!!!!!

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We truly appreciate you hiring GJ MacRae and are very happy to hear of your satisfaction. It can be very stressful to have this type of issue in your home so we continue to drive a positive experience for all homeowners. Thank you for taking the time to post this review.

Katherine
Katherine
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

Waterproof leaky basement

I had several companies assess the leaky basement, none offered me an estimate just described crazy repairs that would need to be done with no clear understanding of what needed to be done. They dug up the front of the house, replaced the weeping tile, fixed a crack and fixed the whole that was from the water main not being installed properly and fastened a waterproof membrane (I forget what it's called). My quote was very detailed and anyone I read the quote to was very happy with it.

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Thanks for detailing your experience with G J MacCrae Katherine. We know how challenging this type of homeowner problem can be. It is very important to outline the process since it can be very scary. Thank you for putting our knowledge and experience to work for you. Noreen, G J MacRae Foundation Repair, 905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON.

Private User
Private User
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Foundation repair

Prompt service by Dean for a quote, on a Saturday. Always kept us apprised of work being done and answered any and all questions about the job. The wro was done for my mother and she also had good comments about quality of work and the workmanship.

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It was a pleasure to do the job for you and see your satisfaction. Thanks for taking the time to post a review on HomeStars our company really appreciates it! Noreen, G J MacRae Foundation Repair, 905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

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More about G J MacRae Foundation Repair

GJ MacRae Foundation Repair is the original crack repair, weeping tile system, waterproofing and underpinning specialist in the GTA. Fully licensed and bonded with over half a century of combined experience. Home of the original transferable warranty, the most reliable and honored warranty in the business. Family owned and operated since 1975.

CATEGORIES
Waterproofing and Foundations
SERVICES
Waterproofing and Structural Foundation Repair Specialists
SPECIALITIES
Basement Waterproofing, Structural Foundation Repair, Owner invented Vibropak Underpinning System
WEBSITE
http://www.wetbasements.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1975
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
0
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque
LICENSES
Yes
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Home of the Transferable Warranty
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