The Brick and Stone Guys

Masonry & Bricklaying
Toronto ON
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Average customer rating:
9.8 10 (37 reviews)

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Etobicoke, ON
10/10

Chimney repair

Very professional, great work. They did tge job that was needed and cleaned up after. Will highly recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,800.00
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Thank you :)

Diyansh
Diyansh
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Bad Bricks Repair

I am very pleased with their job. Contacted them for an emergency repair and very thankful for the quick turn around. I would strongly recommend them and will be definitely using them for future repairs in my house.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,050.00
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Thank you :)

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

Tuck pointing and brick replacing

Good quality of workmanship.
Excellent price
Done in a timely manner
Very polite and respectful crew.
Would definitely hire him again.

Approximate cost of services:
$3,400.00
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Thank you :)

The Raum Project
The Raum Project
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Great friendly masons who care about the quality of their work.

Hired to install natural stone on interior walls and breeze blocks on terrace. Great work, strived to make sure I was happy with the work, took time to make sure the job was done right. Great communication, great attitude, honest, fair pricing. I highly recommend the team, and will be using them for future projects

Approximate cost of services:
$12,000.00
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Thank you Nick, it was a lot of fun :)

Private User
Private User
6 reviews Toronto, ON
9/10

Coping Stones on Chimneys, Minor Attic Wall Repair & Tuckpointing

For clarify, the 'coping stones' were pre-cast concrete chimney 'caps', but for two partially-exposed, non-functional chimney stacks that ended below the roofline (1/2 inside the interior wall, 1/2 outside). Incline and drip-edge on the stones allows water to fall clear from the wall below, better protecting the mortar from eroding. (this is what Shams had to tuckpoint, showing the need for a coping stone).

I should also say that 9/10 is pretty good for me. 10/10 would have to be a 'chef's kiss' job.

Shams was professional and courteous throughout our dealings, and while the job was straightforward, it was not easy, requiring minor work in a hot attic and maneuvering around a chimney stack only 3 inches away from a neighbouring chimney. Additionally, Shams found himself as the 'clean-up' contractor after the previous one botched part of the job.

Shams presented a clear, detailed scope of work with a reasonable price. He used scaffolding where he could fit it (this is not a given with contractors, unfortunately), and kept communication high through his two days with us, including a number of pictures, which are so important in communicating problems and solutions. He made a point of using a tie-off, ladder anchoring, gloves, mask etc., Shows he takes safety more seriously than many of his competitors and makes you feel more assured that someone won't be seriously injured at your house. He is clear on his marketing that he is registered with the Better Business Bureau, which is a great sign. No reviews yet, but also no complaints. He also added a tint to his mortar for tuckpointing to better match the mortar of our old house, which was a nice touch.

Shams was diplomatic in proposing some better ways of doing the work and honoured what he could in terms of adding customer requests such as slope, a bit of insulation, and closing unexpected holes in the masonry. These may seem like minor things but money is tight for most people now and fixing things right is more important than ever. He didn't seem overly rushed either, taking the time to ensure the next contractor (fascia) can do their work.

On the constructive side, he did leave a few new bricks behind and some demo'd material around including fragments in the attic, but not a lot. I think he just forgot the new bricks (they are still here if you are reading this Shams).

Approximate cost of services:
$2,850.00
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Thank you :)

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

Brick replacement and repointing

We needed several patches of decaying brick replaced on the side of our house. We have an older home with old brick we knew would be hard to match but it ended up blending in perfectly! They did a great job!!

Approximate cost of services:
$2,850.00
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Thank you :)

Deborah
Deborah
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

stone steps repair

Shams Alam replied promptly to my request for an estimate for repairs to my front stone steps. He was very professional, very friendly. Shams listened to what I wanted to be done, made helpful suggestions, and noticed that there were other issues that needed to be looked after. He sent a detailed quote outlining the work to be done. It was completed in a timely fashion under adverse weather conditions. It looks great! I highly recommend Shams and his team.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,725.00
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Thank you :)

Andrea in Toronto
Andrea in Toronto
1 review Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Brick and mortar repair

Shams and his team do amazing work. The work done was to repair two window sills and cracks on the brick around a garage. Not only was that work done to an incredibly high quality but he and his team went out of their way to find other cracks requiring attention and repaired them as part of this job. I didnt have to ask or bring him back because he went above and beyond.

This attention to detail and quality work gives me great comfort. What is most important to me is that Shams is someone you can actually trust to do high quality work. He will educate you, what you should repair now and will also tell you when you can save money or even hold off on repairs.

The work done is beautiful and looks as if it has been restored to the original build with matching brick.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,300.00
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Thank you very much :)

luigi
luigi
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney restoration

They did a great job repairing my chimney. As everyone knows, it's so hard to find someone today who does great work. We've all heard the horror stories, but these guys are diligent and reasonably priced. They show up, are respectful and clean up when they are done. I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking for brick work.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,000.00
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Thank you very much for the kind words :)

Francesca
Francesca
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney Repair

I was happy with Shams work and staff. He was thorough , punctual, and respectful to the care of my surroundings.
Yes, i would recommend this company. For any type of masonry work that you need done, Shams and his team would do a great job.
Thank you!
F

Approximate cost of services:
$1,600.00
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Thank you very much for the kind words.

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More about The Brick and Stone Guys

Chimney Build & Repair, Brick/Stone/Blocks repair, Tuckpointing & Parging

CATEGORIES
Masonry & Bricklaying, Chimney Build & Repair, and Tuck Pointing
SERVICES
Chimney Build & Repair, Brick/Stone/Blocks repair, Tuckpointing, Parging & New masonry openings
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2017
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque, Email money transfer or Visa/Mastercard
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
300
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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