Ottawa Building & Foundation Repair

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874 Boyd Ave Ottawa ON K2A 2E1
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Travis in Toronto
Travis in Toronto
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Front Entrance Cement Step Repair

My wife and I had a terrific experience with Ottawa Building & Foundation Repair. Working with Nathan and his team was a pleasure from the initial quotation through to final review and payment.

The scope of the project was to repair the very weathered and failing concrete of our front steps. Significant amounts of cement needed to be removed and the steps reinforced with steel mesh before refinishing. The project began even earlier than hoped, and the team was punctual, hardworking, accommodating and extremely polite throughout. Salim took great care to explain the work performed, and how some unexpected obstacles were successfully overcome. The jobsite was orderly and tidy on all three days.

The end result exceeded our highest expectations, and I am certain that with the preventative maintenance tips provided by Nathan, Salim and Brian, the life of our front entranceway has been extended by many years.

Though a very small project compared to many of their engagements, Ottawa Building & Foundation Repair really came through for us. I am happy to recommend their services without reservation.

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Thank you Travis for your kind review. Glad everything worked out.

See you this winter!

Nathan

delaney in Ottawa
delaney in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

foundation repair

I am very satisfied with the work done with this company. Nathan was excellent in giving me a quote beforehand and the complete job was done as stated in the contract. Amel and his team worked everyday from 0800 to 1700 with down time only for lunch break which they spent on site. The whole team was very easy to approach and always answered every question and explained what was being done. They always checked with me if there was any adjustments that needed to be done.

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Thank you Kathleen for your review and kind words. The guys mentioned to me you looked after them really well too with Pizza and coffees.

All the best,

Nathan

Alain M. in Ottawa
Alain M. in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Basement excavation and foundation underpinning

This company undertook the difficult task of excavating an extra metre of depth in our basement and underpinning a 19th century stone foundation to allow us to create a basement apartment. We are very happy with the workmanship, professionalism, knowledge and helpfulness of the company president Nathan Sally and his entire crew who were on site for about 10 weeks and carried out the work on time and on budget. Their after-work customer service was also of high standard. I have no hesitation in recommending this company.

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Thank you Alain,

You were a pleasure to work for as well. The guys were all proud of the project when it was done.

All the best,

Nathan

Gib in Ottawa
Gib in Ottawa
9 reviews Ottawa, ON

First Review

10/10

Leaky basement

Having water leaking into your basement is a pain (and a few other adjectives) so i wanted it fixed right. I had a number of companies provide estimates and went with Ottawa Building & Foundation for a few reasons. They all had good reviews and i am sure would be fine, however, during the inspection, Nathan noticed several things that i hadn't seen nor any of the other estimators did as well, so it was with this initial review gave me confidence. Partnered with the great warranty, i knew it would be fixed right. My repair was quite a challenge for the team (a few cave ins), but they were always positive, hardworking and good representatives of the company. They kept my property clean and i am very satisfied with the results, and would recommend Ottawa Building & Foundation without any hesitation.

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Thanks Dave,

We appreciated your patience during the project. As well as after dealing with some follow up work.

All the best,

Nathan

Des in Ottawa
Des in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation under garage

Very satisfied with Nathan and the workers on the project. My foundation under the garage was re-done. Finished product was great. We will recommend this contractor to our friends. Thank you.
Des and Marilyn

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Thank you Des & Marilyn,

Your project presented some challenges but we were very satisfied also with the final results. Of course the structural work was necessary but the garage floor looks great now too!

All the best,

Nathan

Centretown 140yr property in Ottawa
Centretown 140yr property in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation repair

Received quotes from three Ottawa companies. This company took the time to carefully evaluate the job before submitting a quote. One company came for 10 min and sent me a quote higher than Ottawa Building & Foundation Repair. They gave me confidence and did not disappoint. They requested a small deposit i.e. 2% and payment (3) after each phase was completed. The crews were polite, hard working and knowledgeable. The left the property immaculate.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to review our work.

All the best!

Nathan

The Pakemans in Ottawa
The Pakemans in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation repairs

We had the Ottawa Building and Repair company do some work for us this summer. The team was very professional and understood exactly what needed to be done, certainly more so than we did. They took their time to do the job properly, no rushing with this team. We are very happy with the work and would not hesitate to recommend them to friends or neighbours.
Nathan, general manager, sent pictures as my camera was unavailable at the time. They even made a separate trip back to help us move a very large, heavy rock to another spot on the property. That is way above and beyond the call of duty. We will be having them back next year to do some more work for us.
They were all very good people to work with and did a great job of clean up as the work progressed. Thanks guys, see you next year.

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Thank you very much Michael & Evonne! It was a pleasure working with you.

See you next year!

Nathan

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation repair and waterproofing

We used the service of Ottawa Building and Foundation Repair Inc. for foundation repair and waterproofing. We had a very positive experience with the company.

1) The General Manager (Nathan Sally) provided a lot of useful insights during the estimate process. Nathan explained our options, their pros and cons, and how the work would be carried out. The estimate he provided was clear and accurate.

2) The crew was professional and friendly. They took some time to tell us about the progress of the work and what the next steps were. They worked very hard to minimize the impact their work had on the rest of the house. They also did a great clean up job at the end.

3) Throughout the project, we received regular updates from Nathan on how things were going.

4) After the job was completed, we received an e-mail containing a receipt and a written warranty.

I would not hesitate the recommend the services of this company.

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Thank you for taking the time to review our work.

Sonia & Philippe Robaey in
Sonia & Philippe Robaey in
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Stone foundation repair

We had humidity in one of the foundation walls at the end of the winter. The foundation is more than 100 years old and the area that was to be waterproofed was around 40 feet long in total. We called more than one company and Ottawa Building & Foundation repair gave us the best price. The work was done diligently, on time and with little impact on us or on our neighbours. The workers were highly skilled. The cleanup was fantastic. The company's owner was easy to reach and to communicate with throughout the whole process and he knows his craft well. We highly recommend this company.

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Thank you Sonia & Philippe for taking the time to review our work. I will pass your compliments along to the crew.

All the best,

Nathan

Derek
Derek
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation Repair

I highly recommend Ottawa Building and Foundation Repair Inc.

We were in the process of buying a house that needed work on the foundation - moldy wood paneling in the basement was a sure sign that the block concrete had cracks in it (house was built in 1940s or 50s).

Nathan came to look at the house and gave us an estimate. He was great - honest, not alarmist, friendly and knowledgeable. He gave us a very detailed quote which allowed to us to show the sellers of the house the work that needed to be done for easier negotiations.

We bought the house! And decided to go with Nathan's company based on the professionalism and detail that went into his quote and also just the general feel that he was a good guy (and the other Homestar ratings too).

The work was done to our complete satisfaction - excavated around the three original block concrete foundation walls, patched all the cracks (of which there were many), new weeping tile, water membrane, removing and reinstalled back steps/deck, repaving part of the driveway, replanting a tree (twice! because we wanted it "a little to the left" and they couldn't have been nicer about it), etc.

We had removed the moldy wood paneling before Nathan and his crew (great guys, super friendly) started and had revealed an old chimney hole for an old wood stove that was patched up oddly (someone way back in the day had stuck a rock in there and then just put insulation? like why?) and some other holes and Nathan had his guys fix that all up for us.

They also were going to install a new sump pump but the one that came with the house was in fine working order so they kept it and knocked off some of the price (honest company) but professionally re-did the sump pit (it was just like a makeshift hole in the corner but now is a real sump pit with a plastic drum and cover).

Anyway, quite the novel here but all this to say that Nathan was great to do business with and I highly recommend him and his company.

Thanks!

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Thanks Derek for taking the time to review our work.

All the best,

Nathan

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More about Ottawa Building & Foundation Repair

Visit us at www.ottawafoundationrepair.ca and fill out an estimate request form.

We are the Ottawa area experts in foundation waterproofing and structural repairs, underpinning, benching and basement lowering. We offer a full range of service ranging from sump pump installations to paving your laneway or parking lot after the foundation repairs have been completed.

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CATEGORIES
Foundations
SERVICES
Underpinning, waterproofing, paving, sump pumps, concrete slabs, concrete repairs, structural repairs, aggregate deliveries
WEBSITE
https://www.ottawafoundationrepair.ca/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2009
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Etransfer, Credit Card
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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