Fairney And Sons Ltd

Waterproofing
Toronto ON M1E 3N5
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Joanne - The Danforth
Joanne - The Danforth
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

A beautiful basement!

Bill and his team just finished transforming our concrete, cold, scary basement to a beautiful space. We now have a playroom for my kids, gorgeous bathroom and office for my husband, along with a laundry room I actually like being in.
Working with Bill and his team was so easy. They had great ideas and were so open with communication about progress, timing and finances. The quality of the work that that was done, from carpentry, plumbing, electrical, flooring, drywall, tiles, etc., was fabulous. Special shout out to Grant, it was a pleasure to know him and have him walk us through the process on a pretty much daily basis. My family had never been through a renovation before and it was such a relief that it wasn't anything like the nightmare stories people warned me about.
Thanks to all the extra space, we'll be able to stay in our home for much longer. I wouldn't hesitate to hire Fairney & Sons again.

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Lucy
Lucy
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Home repairs, Fire code and Soundproof

Now we are returning customers. All the good words on Bill remain the same: Excellent craftsmanship, hard-work, honest, easy to work with, knowledgeable, AAA customer services PLUS, he really cares for the customer and stand behind their work. Due to the COVID restrictions, a minor default in the previous project was left behind in spring. Because of all the craziness of 2020, I didn't bother to call Bill until I need the new quote. Guess what, not only did Bill remember that minor default, but he also remember a few things I consulted with him last time. Eventually when the team were on site for the new project, they restored whatever needed to be restored, and double check the few things I raised, ensure sure everything is fine.

It's a easy decision to go with Bill's team. The team - Bill, Pat, Jenifer, Chris, Jeff - are terrific to work with. Professional, polite and personal. They know what needs to be done and were very respectful, helped move furniture and protected the floor/our belongings. Through this job, I lived in the house and am working from home. The team always assure minimum interruption, in cases like the main floor needs to be power off when they work with the electricity outlets. At the end of each day, the team did a decent job cleaning the site, left no mess.

Most of the time Pat was the team lead on site. Like Bill, I just can't say enough good words about Pat. He is absolutely amazing to work with. Few things I definitely would like to highlight:

#1、Excellent "Can-Do" attitude.
The house is a challenging one with limited space, narrow entries and so on. A good example of how challenging it is - a couple years ago there was a well-rated company came for a quote, the gentleman didn't even bother to knock our door, instead he left a polite note saying sorry his team won't be able to handle such case. With Pat, Bill & team, never heard one single complain on how difficult thing is. They work with excellent "Can-Do" attitude. Take any challenges/on-site findings, figure out the options, being very transparent, communicate well when needed - what can be done and whether extra cost required, and keep things moving.

Another great example is due to COVID (again), there was definitely extra complexity in terms of getting all the correct supplies. There were days when Pat had to do extra research, spent extra time traveling far away, to get the correct pieces matching with current settings. Even with such delay, which was not the team's fault, Pat still worked late into the night, to finish the days' work. Both his can-do attitude and hardworking is much appreciated.

#2、Excellent communication at different levels.
As homeowner, I am always curious about how things get done. However, there were days I had 10 meetings and didn't want to hear any more problems. On days I prefer short conversations, Pat just keep me "worry free", provide brief updates on what's done and what's next. On days I was curiously looking at the high quality materials they use, and ask related or maybe stupid questions, Pat was always generous with his deep knowledge and time, sharing details, thoughts and insights that you most likely can only hear from people with extensive hands-on experience, not from Google.

#3、Proactive, go above and beyond.
Like the previous experience, the team are always proactive, go above and beyond, and even help with things that we didn't think about. During the project, Pat noticed there was sewer smell in our basement bathroom. The problem happened before and did go away, so we don't even bother. The next day Bill came checked, quickly confirmed the cause and shared a easy solution which fixed the problem in no time. This is just one example.

In one word, I am definitely looking forward to working with Bill, Pat and the team again, on my future project.

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Mireille in Toronto
Mireille in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

General Upgrade

We got possession of our first home in November 2020 and were looking for a contractor to do some renos before we moved in (replacing flooring, taking down prt of a wall, installing potlights and other fixtures, repair plaster, etc.). Bill was quick to respond to our request for a quote and keen to see the house with Grant and John. They were happy to let us buy our own flooring and didn’t insist on going through them. They were also willing to let us remove wallpaper (and then fix it) and do painting ourselves to save $$$, which was great.

They started demo the day after we got possession. We mainly dealt with Grant during the reno. He is a super nice guy and was happy to answer our questions and tell us about the process. He and John were also did small things that went beyond the reno like set up our mailbox and move things around our house. They also always left their workspace tidy at the end of the day.

Bill and Grant were also respectful of our budget and didn’t push unnecessary upgrades or additional work. They discussed additional expenses before incurring them and willing to move things around to make it work.

We are especially pleased that Bill, Grant and John were respectful to us as women and never made us feel like they wished they were dealing with a man.

Looking forward to working with them on future projects (kitchen, closets, doors, ...)!

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Louna Venis
Louna Venis
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Waterproofing & basement renovation

We hired Fairney & Son's based on Homestars reviews and their work around the neighborhood. The project involved waterproofing, installing a washroom and finishing the basement. The job was done professionally to the highest standards. All work was explained beforehand everything proceeded based on what we wanted. The project was finished on time, on budget and we could not be happier with the end result. We will certainly hire Fairney & Son's again.

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

Front porch

The scope of our front porch included working with the engineer as well as the city inspector; demoing our old porch; building new brick pillars as well as new carpentry. The project took about 8 weeks to complete in total. Bill, Mike, Peter and Trudy were a pleasure to work with and we look forward to working with the team again in the Spring on our back deck.

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YoDan12 in Old Toronto
YoDan12 in Old Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Back addition

What started as a simple waterproofing job, turned into a complete gut and rebuild of our back addition. Bill and his team did an amazing job from start to finish!

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Siriphone
Siriphone
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Exterior

Bill and his team care greatly about the quality of work and meeting timelines. They kept us informed every step of the way and also provided guidance on what was required. We are incredibly happy with their work and are getting several compliments from our neighbors. We would definitely use them again.

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

Waterproofing

Bill and the team did great work waterproofing our semi and I appreciated the quick communication. The workers were kind, thorough and cleaned up perfectly. I will definitely hire them in the future!

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

Parging - Excellent work, great communication, and very fast

Bill and his team did a fantastic job of redoing the parging along the side of our old East York semi. The work looks fantastic, there was great communication throughout, and the work was done very quickly. I'm thrilled and will certainly be coming to Bill for any future renovation projects.

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

New Deck

Our experience with Bill and his team was fantastic. We hired them to replace our back deck and couldn't be happier with the results. The team was knowledgeable and friendly, and they went about their work with genuine care. Timing was delayed due to supply issues and there were a couple unexpected costs; however, Bill's communication was great throughout and we were ultimately happy to have these issues identified and fixed vs. just papering over them to get the job done faster. Would 100% hire again and recommend for others without reservation.

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More about Fairney And Sons Ltd

Fairney & Sons offers a wide range of home improvement and general contracting services that can make your dream home into a reality. Family operated since 1971 and with a full arsenal of licensed professionals on staff, we can tackle any home improvement or renovating ideas.

Our Specialties Include:

Waterproofing, Eaves-troughs & Siding, Roofing, Interlocking, Masonry/ Concrete work, Windows & Doors, Decks & Fences, Home Repair

CATEGORIES
Waterproofing
SERVICES
Our Specialties Include: Waterproofing Interior / Exterior Weeper Brae Skin Aqua Bloc Roofing Shingles and Flats Eavestroughs & Siding 5" & 6" Seamless Eaves trough Aluminum Siding (All types) Vinyl Siding (All types) Concrete Work Sidewalks / Driveways / Patios Finished Floors Masonry and Concrete Brickwork Driveways Blockwork Chimneys Tuck Pointing Parging Interlocking Walkways Garden Walls Retaining Walls Driveway Patios Windows & Doors Decks & Fences Home Repair
WEBSITE
http://www.fairneyandsons.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1971
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
20
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
100% labour
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