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David from York
David from York
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Complete Basement Transformation

Underpinning a 100 year old Toronto home from 5’6” to 8’ ceilings is a daunting project for any contractor. Our project consisted of underpinning, waterproofing, sump pump and sewage ejector installation, increasing our city water service to 3/4” copper piping, as well as additional plumbing work. With any major project we undertake, we conduct extensive due diligence. For this particular project, we obtained no less than seven complete job proposals. Vlad and Bohdana, of Umbrella, set the tone right from our very first interaction all the way through to the end of the job and many follow up discussions thereafter. Umbrella’s quotation was clear and complete with Vlad answering many questions, providing references and recommending a superb structural design firm. Work started on time and the actual project duration was less than their competitors said the project would take. Umbrella’s trades people were clean, considerate and responsive and Vlad and Bohdana never hesitated to answer the phone or promptly return messages to provide status updates or take instructions. Umbrella’s work passed all city inspections and when the city had questions on one inspection, Vlad promptly provided all required clarifications. I unreservedly recommend Umbrella Waterproofing, Drains and Plumbing Solutions for your basement project.

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fatimabenzie
fatimabenzie
10 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

waterproofing

Vlad, Bohdana and his workers were fantastic. They answered all of our questions and were very professional. Our waterproofing wasnn't a small job and they finished it flawlessly and in 3 days! We are so happy with everything and would use them again. Definitely a company we would recommend.

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Company Response

Thank you, thank you a million times, Fatima. It's so kind of you. Your feedback on this platform is very much appreciated by us.
All the best,
from the Team of Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions

Ron MacDonald in Richmond Hill
Ron MacDonald in Richmond Hill
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Basement Waterproofing

I had my basement done seven years ago and it is still bone dry today.
We are now selling our home. So, I recently called Vlad and Bodhana to get the warranty transferred and I was reminded of how attentive and helpful they were.
I highly recommend this company.

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Company Response

Dear Ron, we are thankful for your kind review and most importantly for putting your trust in us. This means a great deal to us. Thank you again for choosing us.
Best wishes,
Bohdana from Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions

Matvey in Boston
Matvey in Boston
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Drain repair in North York

Amazing service and a contractor. Very diligent and very professional. Nothing but the highest praise for their teams work. I will be sure to continue working with Vladimir and the good people working at Unbrella! 10/10 hands down

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Company Response

Thank you for choosing us Matvey!
Sincerely,
Vlad from Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions

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

Emergency blocked sewer drain repair; waterproofing and window well

I live in Ottawa. Yet I have several properties in Toronto. It can be a challenge to trust any contractor when it comes to these properties while I am all the way in capital city. The first time I dealt with Vlad from umbrella waterproofing was in 2013. The sewer drain at one of the rentals backed up that year due to sime tree roots. I found this company online and after contacting it amongst several trades Umbrella was a clear choice for me. Then in 2014 my other house in Toronto needed some exterior waterproofing and a window well repair. I called umbrella again. They did not disappoint this time either. Since, I keep Vlad's number on my speed dial for all plumbing related emergencies be it blocked drain, clogged toilet, leaky foundation or water in the basement. I know I can trust this contractor - Vlad (and surely the team) as he has not let me down.

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Company Response

Thank you for being a loyal customer, Pier. Your business means a lot to us.
Sincerely,
Vlad from Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions

L McCaul in Toronto
L McCaul in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Undergeround drain repair and back water valve installation

Dear Vlad and the team,
Thank you very much for your hard work and outstanding professionalism. I am very happy to report that our home has been free of any main drain back ups or sewer smell since your team installed the back water valve and replaced a section of the main drain in August. To anyone reading this or dealing with a simular problem we have had sparatic toilet and drain back ups for the last year. We have had it snaked each time by different contractors until one day our neighbour told us that Vlad from Umbrella (whom he used as well) would help us resolve drain issue for good. After Vlad came out to our property and checked the drain with the camera equipment he gave us a few options from the low budget one to a complete drain replacement to consider. His recommendations were excellent and very helpful. A few stays later we called umbrella back to hire them for the job. As a result we got the drain problem resolved by umbrella's team, and a generous subsidy from the city of Toronto for the back water valve also installed by umbrella. Lots of praise again to everyone from umbrella who assisted us with our problem. Have a successful year of 2017

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Company Response

Thank you Mrs McCaul for your kind words and for the wishes.
Sincerely,
from Vlad & Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions team

Gavin in Etobicoke
Gavin in Etobicoke
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Waterproofing - amazing job!

I couldn't possibly be happier with the work that Vlad and the team at Umbrella Waterproofing did. Vlad came in and gave us a clear, easy-to-understand assessment of the issues we were facing, and a very competitive price quote. Bohdana's communications were top-notch and she was extremely pleasant and responsive to every question I had regarding scheduling, payment, and what we needed to do on our end. The team that did the work, what a great group of guys! They worked hard through poor conditions and never complained once. They did a terrific job, cleaned everything up perfectly and were very respectful of our property. I would happily recommend Umbrella Waterproofing to anyone looking for any waterproofing or plumbing work. They were absolutely great to us. Vlad and Bohdana are so incredibly nice. Without a doubt, Umbrella Waterproofing is the best company we've dealt with. I will happily work with them again in the future.

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Company Response

Thank you very much for choosing us and for your kind words, Gavin! It was our pleasure working for you. All the best to you from our entire team!
Sincerely,
Bohdana from Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions

S in Toronto
S in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Superb work, diligent, expert level skill, honest, fair prices, professional and really nice people.

Stop your search because this is The plumbing company to use! I am so grateful that I chose Vlad and his team from Umbrella Waterproofing, Drain and Plumbing Solutions! My main interior sewer drain needed to be dug up and replaced as roots broke through and severely blocked the original drain. Prior to calling Umbrella, I had another, more large and established company investigate the problem. I thought the other company's quote was excessively high and they were abrupt, bordering on rude and seemed impatient when I would ask questions. I therefore called the home inspector I used in the past who I continue to rely upon for advise when it comes to renovations (Terry from Guardian Home Inspectors) and he told me to call Vlad from Umbrella Waterproofing, Drains and Plumbing Solutions. I am so grateful that I did!!! After running his camera through my drain, Vlad showed me why I only required half the work (and therefore half the price) that the other company recommended. Furthermore, Vlad’s crews, who spent three days in my home, worked so diligently and hard non-stop, in such a calm, polite, professional and friendly manner. They deserve enormous credit. They are so skilled, creative problem-solvers and true professionals. They took time to answer all my questions and explained what they were doing along the way. I could not praise them any higher. They were amazing in all they did which included installing drop sheets to protect my property, jackhammering the basement floor to excavate down to the original plumbing that needed to be removed and replaced, putting together a new main sanitary drain with all the supports and back fill, re-cementing the floor and cleaning up afterward. In addition, they installed a main-line back water valve and helped me apply to the city for a rebate. I was so grateful and impressed by their work that I looked around to find other work for them to do, i.e. installing a new shut off valve, a new outdoor hose bib, and a toilet. I couldn’t be happier with Umbrella, the owner (Vlad,) his absolutely amazing crews and very helpful office manager (Bodhana.) I highly recommend this company!

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

Basement Interior Waterproofing

My house in the west end of Toronto developed a water leak into the basement at a specific spot near an old exit door some years ago. It seemed to have started after I had a new deck built but I couldn't be sure. I tried some exterior fixes as before the deck, but they did not work. For 3 years, I talked to several waterproofing "specialist" companies. None of them offered a clear explanation of what was going on but they all recommended very expensive interior waterproofing procedures instead of the obvious solution I asked for.
Then I found the Umbrella on Homestars! Vlad was the first to give me a clear and sensible explanation of what had happened: the deck builders had dug too close to the house and damaged the exterior membrane. Vlad looked very carefully at the situation both outside and inside. He identified the problem on a completely different wall than the other people I had consulted. He explained three different solutions, an exterior one and two interior ones, the first using the existing drain and the other a new sump pump and clearly explained the pros and cons of each. The interior solutions only half the price other companies had tried to get.
Together we decided to use the sump pump to avoid overloading the old municipal drain, but Vlad did a camera investigation anyhow to ensure that it was in good condition.
The Umbrella installation team was excellent. They arrived promptly, were extremely tidy and efficient and by mid-afternoon everything was completed. I waited for two good thunderstorms before posting this review. Everything worked flawlessly!
My sincere thanks to Vlad, Bohdana in the office who answered all my questions quickly and clearly, and the installation team. I cannot recommend Umbrella too highly to all my friends!
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Jim McBride in Newmarket
Jim McBride in Newmarket
3 reviews Newmarket, ON
10/10

Basement Wall - Leak Repair/Waterproofing/Drainage

Just wanted to say a long overdue "Thank You" to everyone at Umbrella for such a great job! Vlad and his team really are experts in the science of managing water. And trust me, those skills are very hard to find. But beyond their knowledge and experience, they are honest, extremely hard-working and a pleasure to deal with. They worked through bitter-cold weather, even when the job ended-up being more involved than we all expected. They were very flexible with scheduling, and extremely fair and reasonable about cost. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone without hesitation.

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Company Response

Thank you ever so much Jim for your kind words and for choosing us to work on your home. Your business and your feedback truly mean a lot to us. Thank you for recommending us!
Sincerely,
Vlad from Umbrella Waterproofing & Plumbing Solutions

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CALL US TODAY! 647-408-3262

We are reputable plumbing and waterproofing company that offers top services and affordable prices that help you save money and guarantee quality results. We guarantee you Peace of Mind.

We are family based business that works on independent basis therefore we are able to compete in prices and offer our customers non-beatable quotes. No high prices, no aggressive sales, no commission based contractors, and no pressure – it is our policy.

Our company is an expert in all areas of plumbing (residential, high-end commercial & industrial), waterproofing (exterior & interior waterproofing), all foundation repairs, drain repairs, underpinning and basement lowering. Our wide range of services includes thorough diagnostics, camera inspections & no dig technologies – air lining pipe bursting, which save your landscape and provide clean results.
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We run our business with integrity and treat our customers with respect.

We GUARANTEE YOU PEACE OF MIND at a fraction of the cost.

CATEGORIES
Waterproofing, Drain Services, and Plumbing
PRODUCTS
We are the EXCLUSIVE carrier and the ONLY distributor of the top of the line newest technology moisture meters (designed and manufactured in Europe) - deep probing, non destructive and accurate; which we use to detect and to measure the amount of moisture in concrete and other building materials. When you are purchasing a house or you are concerned about dampness and moisture in the walls (especially basement), contact us to inspect the walls with one of our meters! 100% Accurate! No faulty results! This will save your money!
SERVICES
Umbrella Waterproofing, Plumbing & Drains offers: All plumbing repairs and installations; Exterior Waterproofing; Interior Waterproofing; Full Drain Services; Underpinning; Basement floor lowering; Concrete floor installation; Emergency Services: drain cleaning, building drain replacement, water pipe burst repairs, video inspection of drains & snake cleaning; High Pressure Water Jetting; Sum pump installation; Back flow prevention; Backwater valve installation; Sewer Ejector installation; Trench-less Technology; Weeping tile systems; 4 layer waterproofing technology; Underground waterline upgrade; No digging technologies (air lining pipe bursting) - save your landscape!
SPECIALITIES
We offer the newest technologies and use powerful machinery: Power Flushing; Trench-less technology; Moisture measurement in walls (most building materials); No digging technologies
WEBSITE
http://www.yourumbrella.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2001
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Cash, Visa, MasterCard
LICENSES
P License: 1256
MEMBERSHIPS
Better Business Bureau
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
PROJECT RATE
We provide you with free estimates and prices upfront before we start.
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
25 Years Transferable Warranty on All Workmanship
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