Utes

Structural Engineering
Richmond Hill ON L4C 6E1
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Average customer rating:
9.9 10 (20 reviews)

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
8/10

Structural assessment

Arash was able to determine if my 2 storey house could bear the load of adding a 3rd floor. He provided me with several options for optimizing how I could increase the square footage density while minimizing possible objections from the committee of adjustment. He also demonstrated flexibility in combining elements of the various options so that I could consider moving forward with a solution that best met my particular needs.

Approximate cost of services:
$450.00
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Company Response

Hi Regan,

It was a pleasure working with you on your project and glad to see that your requirements have been full filled.

Please call us if you require any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

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

Engineer/Architecture Drawings & Permit Submission

We hired Utes to design, architect and engineer drawings for a new Garage we were building, as well as submit & guide these documents through the Toronto Committee of Adjustments & building permit process. Throughout the whole process, Arash was extremely professional, courteous & very responsive. Every time I had a question or needed some clarity on anything, Arash was there to help and did so in the most professional way.
Highly recommend Utes for any structure engineering work, and will definitely go back for any future work. Thank you Arash.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,400.00
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Company Response

Hi Kevin,

It was a pleasure working with you on your project and glad to see that your permit requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please call us if you require any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

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

Excellent professional assessment and advice

We contacted Utes to provide a structural assessment of our east Toronto, semi-detached home’s 34 year old, 2nd storey extension. The Utes structural engineer promptly scheduled an appointment, conducted a thorough, on-site assessment of the extension including both its interior and exterior condition with particular attention to the foundation footings. Utes provided a preliminary verbal opinion at the time of the visit and followed up with an excellent, detailed, written report that included
recommendations and professional stamp within a week of the on-site visit. Before finalizing the report Utes provided us with a draft for comment. Utes was completely
professional in their conduct, observed all COVID19 protocols, and were friendly, open and polite. Payment was easily made in two instalments by eTransfer. We highly recommend Utes.

Approximate cost of services:
$620.00
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Company Response

Hello Hugh,

It was a pleasure working with you on your assessment project and glad to see that your requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please call us if you require any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

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

Structural review

Arash was very prompt and clear with his scope of work and provided a full breakdown of costs and options.
He was on time and did the review as indicated.
Definitely recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$300.00
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Company Response

Hello Nick,

It was a pleasure working with you on your assessment project and glad to see that your requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please call us if you require any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

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

Good service

Quick to respond and set appointment, arrived promptly. Was efficient, professional, and friendly. I would use again.

Approximate cost of services:
$350.00
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Company Response

Hi Lorne,

It was a pleasure working with you on your structural assessment work and glad to see that your requirements have been full filled.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you required any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

Paul in Toronto
Paul in Toronto
2 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Structural Enginner to Review Plans, Certify and Procur City Permit

We had a small-ish residential job. Not a new build. We needed a city permit hence required a structural engineer to review plans and certify. We recieved 3 Quotes from Homestars recommended providers for a Structural Engineer. We hired Utes simply because Utes was very responsive, honoured his time committments and was an excellent communicator. We appreciated his professonalism and the fact that he honored his time committments. Always on time. Always on schedule. He made the process to obtain a City Permit effortless. A true pleasure to work with.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,000.00
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Company Response

Hi Paul,

It was a pleasure working with you on your renovation project and glad to see that your permit requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you required any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

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

Home renovation of concrete and walkways

Arash was professional and courteous from the outset of our home renovation project. We ran into issues with the Urban Forestry department in the city and Arash was able to help us navigate the obstacles to get the project back on track. Great engineering firm we will definitely consult again for future projects. Highly recommend UTES for drawings, permits and knowledge in the overall process.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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Company Response

Hi Mark,

It was a pleasure working with you on your project and glad to see that your permit requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you required any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Structural plans consulting

Utes Engineering was a pleasure to work with - Arash responded and coordinated a site visit very quickly and was responsive throughout the process. The job relates to removal of a structural post on main floor of a two story house - preliminary plans had been drawn up by the contractor and Arash was open to working in a complimentary way and to providing insightful alternative solutions as necessary. Highly recommend these services for a residential structural job

Approximate cost of services:
$450.00
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Company Response

Hi Andrew,

It was a pleasure working with you on your project and glad to see that your requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you required any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

jedmonds26 from Toronto
jedmonds26 from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Providing specs for a revision of joists supports

I needed Ontario building code requirements for some floor joist modifications in an existing structure. Arash, with the Utes company, gave me a rapid response, and carefully and detailed specifications, that fully satisfied my requirements.
I was very pleased with his performance and would recommend him to other customers.

Approximate cost of services:
$350.00
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Company Response

Hi John,

It was a pleasure working with you on your project and glad to see that your Building Code requirements/specifications have been full filled.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you required any further assistance on this project or your future ones.

Much appreciated,

Arash

alex.josiah74 in Toronto
alex.josiah74 in Toronto
1 review Aurora, ON

First Review

10/10

Structural wall removal drawings and stamp

I renovated my house in May 2019, there was a structural wall between the kitchen and living room area; I wanted to remove the wall under the direction of an engineer as well as a building permit to ensure of the safety/quality of the work. Arash was helpful during the process including the structural review, permit drawings preparation, submission to the City, interaction with the City to clear the reviewer comments and getting the final permit.

I enjoyed working with Utes as they are responsive, on time, quick and providing high quality engineering and permit services.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,800.00
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Company Response

Hi Alex,

Thank you for your kind review regarding your remodeling project. We hare glad to see your satisfaction on the services provided for your project.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you need any further assistance on your future projects.

Thanks,
Arash

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More about Utes

We are an Engineering, Architectural and Municipal Planning services firm based in Greater Toronto Area. Working closely with developers, builders and home owners in conjunction with municipalities and regions across the GTA for years achieving our clients goals to produce quality design and plans and obtain building permits and approvals covering major and minor buildings and site plan requirements including but not limited to:

Design permit drawings and approvals for new builds

Extension, modifications, basement entrance, wall removal, deck, etc. permit drawings and approvals

Site Plan approvals

Civil drawings including site servicing, grading, erosion & sediment control plan, etc.

Zoning by-law amendments

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STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Full structural design services for residential, commercial and industrials;

Structural wall removal;

Basement entrance & walkouts;

Extensions & modifications;

Deck structures;

Second story addition;

Foundation & footing design;

Temporary structures

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PERMITS, APPROVALS & PLANNING SERVICES
Site Plan Application

Building Permit

Structural Walls Removal Permit

Basement Entrance Permit

Second Floor Permit

Extension Permit

Swimming Pool Permit

Zoning By-law Amendments

Official Plans

Servicing Permit

CATEGORIES
Structural Engineering and Architects
SERVICES
Architects, Design/Build, Home Additions, Structural, Basement Renovation
SPECIALITIES
New build, renovation, alteration, basement, home addition
WEBSITE
https://www.utes.ca/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2020
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
4
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Certified Cheque, E Transfer
LICENSES
Certificate of Authorization by Professional Engineers Ontario
MEMBERSHIPS
Professional Engineers Ontario
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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