GJ MacRae Foundation Repair

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470 Winston Churchill Blvd. Oakville ON L6J 7X2
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Average customer rating:
9.8 10 (80 reviews)

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gcharles
gcharles
1 review Milton, ON
10/10

Waterproofing

We've been using Gavin and Noreen for years and the MacRae's work has always been amazing. Gavin knows his stuff and is more than happy to give you different ideas or recommendations to help resolve the problem. He is always personable, respectful and professional. The team was very flexible with their schedule given the challenges we had co-ordinating permits. They did a fantastic job, as usual. I recommend Gavin to anyone who has foundation issues - you won't regret the choice.

Approximate cost of services:
$30,000.00
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Hello GC: Feedback is very important; thank you for taking the time. Other homeowners' needing basement waterproofing and or structural foundation repair, will now have an opportunity to contact Gavin or myself for assistance with their leaky, wet basement, with confidence.

Thank you.
Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

Tip: Prevent basement leaks! Clean and maintain your eaves trough & downspouts twice yearly!

Michael
Michael
0 reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

Foundation wall replacement

GJ MacRae replaced a major part of the foundation in a century home I purchased. I was very happy with their initiative, communication, speed, and quality of the work done. They took the initiative of arranging the contract with the listing agent when the seller was dragging their feet. Due to the late start date, we didn't think a job of that size could possibly get done before closing, but they pulled it off. A few weeks later, I noticed a small leak after a major rainstorm, they assessed, repaired, and installed an interior weeping tile within a day. They do great work and they stand by it. Highly recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$32,000.00
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Hello Michael:
I so appreciate you taking the time to write this review. As I communicated with you, Gavin is very particular about the outcome of his work and I am very proud of that. Century homes are one of his specialties, as we live in a century home ourselves. All the best to you and your family moving forward.

Thank you again.
Sincerely

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

R&S
R&S
3 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Basement foundation repair

In 2007, I contacted GJ Macrae to estimate work for a basement leak. We decided to fix the single crack from the outside wall.
Years later we noticed a very minor leak from that same wall. I called them with my concern and with no hesitations the son came by, checked it out. He was very honourable and fixed it right away. It has been a few years now with quite a few heavy downpours, and it has held up perfectly.
Thank you to GJ Macrae Repairs
Stephanie

Approximate cost of services:
$1,200.00
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Thank you Stephanie for sharing your experience with GJ MacRae here on Homestars; confirming we stand behind our work and our warranty. Foundation Repair can be tricky so it's very important others' choose the right waterproofing / foundation repair company for their basement repairs.

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

KE in London
KE in London
0 reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

Foundation Repair

The crew was very professional, they went above and beyond and we're very happy with the end result. I would highly recommend GJ MacRae Foundation Repair to anyone in need of their service

Approximate cost of services:
$30,000.00
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Good Morning KE:
Thank you for sharing your experience here on Homestars for other homeowners' needing their basement waterproofed or repaired. Basement waterproofing and structural foundation repair is our specialty; this is what we do; daily. You have directed another family receive a positive outcome the first time, when they choose GJ MacRae Foundation Repair for their basement waterproofing or underpin project.

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

Aries1957
Aries1957
0 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Basement foundation

We had a crumbling foundation at the finished finished the house where the previous owners had put on an addition. This was also causing the floor above to become uunstable. We contacted Gavin at MacRae Foundation Repair, they gave us a quote and a time frame for the work to be completed. They were very professional, they finished within the time frame and did everything they said. They left the area completely clean. We were very happy with the work that they performed and would highly recommend them, and would use them again if the need ever arose.

Approximate cost of services:
$30,000.00
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Good Afternoon Aries1957:

Thank you for sharing your experience with us here on Homestars. It is important for other homeowners, with the same issue, know who to call to have their crumbling foundation repaired and any structural foundation issues addressed properly; the first time. Gavin and his crew are very experienced with structural support repairs and work all year; in all kinds of weather. GJ MacRae Foundation Repair are specialists in basement waterproofing and structural foundation repair including underpinning. (increasing the height of your basement.)

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

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

WaterProofing and Foundation Repair

When we bought our100 year old house, the basement had been waterproofed- sort of, Perhaps in the 1990s. We were having other work done when the contractor noticed a leak in the basement. When we inspected it, the so called waterproofing was a single layer with gaps. At least one wall (the side with the back porch) had not been waterproofed at all.

We elected to re-do the waterproofing completely as this was holding up other renovation plans. The MacRae folks did a very good job. This including waterproofing one wall from the inside rather than talking off the rear two story porch, We recommended them to our neighbours for their waterproofing needs and I understand that they were happy. We did experience some issues caused by the rubble foundation, the MacRae folks came out right away and fixed the matter.

As lick would have it, the exterior stairwell into the basement started to crumble... the was an area not included in the original work. We have to rebuild this. This required gearing a permit and an engineer's recommendation. The MacRae folks recommended an engineer. Once we had the permit - which took a while – the work was done quickly and well.

Approximate cost of services:
$85,000.00
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Old rubble, stone foundations are our specialty and I'm very happy you have outlined your experience here on Homestars pertaining to your repair. Actually our family home is an old Victorian, built in 1888 with an old stone, rubble foundation. The character and comfort of an old home is worth the initial repairs that may be needed. Your review above will direct other homeowners' looking to have their waterproofing, foundation repair or underpinning work done right the first time! Thank you for putting our knowledge, experience and longevity to work for you.

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair - Since 1975
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

Tip:
Spring is just around the corner. As the weather changes prevent basement leaks by clearing the snow that's up against your exterior foundation wall and ensure your eaves trough and downspouts are pointed away from your foundation wall. You want the ice melt to drain away from your foundation! An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! (Old saying)

Adam in Mississauga
Adam in Mississauga
0 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

1890s Underpin in Leslieville

We had GJ Macrae underpin our 1890s house in Leslieville over the summer. The team showed up on time every day, the project moved so smoothly. I wish I had another basement for them to underpin.

Highly recommend GJ Macrae for any basement or underpinning work. The final result looks fantastic, we have a beautiful basement, with nice tall ceilings!

The whole team was a pleasure to work with! 5 stars!

Approximate cost of services:
$130,000.00
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Thank you Adam for sharing your experience here working with Gavin and his crew on your 1890's underpin in Leslieville, Toronto last summer 2020. It's so important for other homeowners' to know who to call to create a beautiful basement living space; done right the first time. Underpinning is Gavin's specialty!

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

Simon & Paula in Burlington
Simon & Paula in Burlington
3 reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Garage floor repair

Dean & team were very professional - very happy with the result.
Jackhammer to remove existing garage floor, and new pour concrete floor completed within 48 hours. Site was left in a neat and tidy state.

Approximate cost of services:
$10,000.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Foundation Leak

Leak in my back basement. When called, they came, promptly estimated my work. Started as soon as location services completed. Worked steadily and hard (by hand!) until job completed. Cleaned up well including a remarkable quantity of stones that they had to remove hidden by the builder in the 70s. Very satidfied.

Approximate cost of services:
$9,200.00
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Good Morning:
Thank you for sharing your experience with us, GJ MacRae Foundation Repair, here on Homestars. Other homeowners' benefit because your testimonial helps them to choose the right waterproofing, foundation repair contractor based on your experience.

We appreciate you taking the time.

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
wwww.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

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

Foundation repair and parging

1. On the outside of my house, parging was completed, as well as fixes to the external foundation structure.
2. On the inside of the basement, all the walls were crumbling, and the team repaired and then parged.

Everything went well, and the project leader, Dean, was especially helpful with recommendations and co-ordination.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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Good Morning:
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us here online. Dean is always happy to get feedback and it's important other homeowners' know who to call should they need a foundation repair or their basement waterproofed. Your input has really made a positive difference.

Noreen
GJ MacRae Foundation Repair
www.wetbasements.com
905 824 2557 Mississauga, ON

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More about GJ MacRae Foundation Repair

GJ MacRae Foundation Repair is the original crack repair, weeping tile system, waterproofing and underpinning specialist in the GTA. Fully licensed and bonded with over half a century of combined experience. Home of the original transferable warranty, the most reliable and honored warranty in the business. Family owned and operated since 1975.

CATEGORIES
Waterproofing and Foundations
SERVICES
Waterproofing and Structural Foundation Repair Specialists
SPECIALITIES
Basement Waterproofing, Structural Foundation Repair, Owner invented Vibropak Underpinning System
WEBSITE
http://www.wetbasements.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1975
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
0
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque
LICENSES
Yes
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Home of the Transferable Warranty
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