Straight Up Masonry

Masonry & Bricklaying
19 Midburn Ave Toronto ON M4C 2C8
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9.9 10 (357 reviews)

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Levto
Levto
29 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Good work, nice people

Great job from start to finish. Tony quoted my job with a detailed estimate of cost and scope, almost as quickly as I reached out him. I didn't have to explain what was needed, there was no complicated shop talk or up-selling, just the 'straight up' details on what needed: pointing, replacing and parging.

The estimate even included photos of all the work they would do so there were no hidden costs.

The workers finished in two days and were polite, professional and skilled. They took the time to cover my property while they worked and cleaned up when they were done.

I’m very happy with the work that was completed and highly recommend using Straight Up Masonry.

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Company Response

Thank you for your wonderful feedback.
We're happy that we could get this project completed for you! Have a safe Summer!

~Crystal and Tony
Straight Up Masonry Ltd.
Www.straightupmasonry.com

HomeStars in Toronto
HomeStars in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Quick and Effective!

Tony was amazing to work with and so was his team!
They were able to squeeze us in as we need their help to finish our deck. They did an amazing job and were friendly and efficient.
We had received quotes from 4 others vendors and they were also the best deal we could get!
Finally, after a couple of weeks and having some work done on the deck, we saw few bricks that were previoulsy hiden needing some work. I called Tony and the falling day his team came to fix everything during their lunch break!
Amazing service, thank you and I highly recommend them.

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Company Response

Thank you for the review.
Glad we could get this done so your project could stay on schedule.

Thanks
Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry Ltd.
Office: 416 884-5666
Web: www.straightupmasonry.com

M
M
3 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

Cement Chimney Shoulder Cap

The brick was crumbling at the top of the chimney shoulder for our gas fireplace. Straight Up removed the crumbling brick and replaced it with a cement cap. They came and did the job and cleaned up while we were at work, and it looks fantastic. I would definitely recommend this company.

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Company Response

Thank you! We're so happy that you're pleased with the work.

Stay safe and well,

Crystal and Tony

Straight Up Masonry Ltd.
Phone: 416 884-5666 Web: www.straightupmasonry.com

Jherriott
Jherriott
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney re-pointing, chimney removal and brick repair

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend! Very polite, conscientious, clean and capable! I had one chimney completely removed and capped, one chimney re-pointed and repaired, and some other brickwork repaired on my garage. 2 days, done!

I had other companies tell me I had to completely rebuild my chimney just because I had paint on it and the mortar wouldn't stick! Ridiculous! Of course these guys just grinded the paint off where needed and the chimney is good for another 50 years!

Crystal was also very prompt and courteous in corresponding and scheduling. Especially during this Covid craziness!

Thanks again Straight Up Masonry!

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Company Response

Thanks J for the review...glad to be of service and thanks for your patience during the rescheduling caused by COVID -19.
The job went great. Crystal has been managing the upheavals caused by COVID -19 like a champ.
Thanks for sticking with us and we hope you and your family stay safe.
Tony and Crystal.

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

Masonry work: Pointing

I had pointing done on two areas of the exterior walls of my house and I am very impressed with the service provided from start to finish!
The communication with the office for scheduling and estimates was prompt and responsive. The masonry work by Tony’s team looks absolutely great!! The mortar matches perfectly, the team showed up when promised; they were very courteous; maintained social distancing and cleaned up the work area really well upon completion. Thrilled with the service and very appreciative of the level of professionalism—would highly recommend!

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Company Response

Hi Deb,
Thanks for the very nice review, Tyler and Jordan are extremely skilled and it shows in their work.
Thanks for the business.
Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry Ltd.
Office: 416 884-5666
Web: www.straightupmasonry.com

Customer24 in Armonk
Customer24 in Armonk
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Basement renovation

Tony and his team were fantastic! When Tony came for the original quote he was very knowledgeable and professional. He also provided some excellent advice to keep costs to a minimum.
The crew arrived on time and started working right away. We needed 2 windows bricked in, one blocked in and a new window cut. Everything was completed within a day and a half. They worked well with our general contractor (he's keeping their name on file for future jobs). At the end of both days the crew cleaned up and kept the site as clean as possible even when they were working. The final cost was actually lower than their original quote!

They also took Covid 19 precautions and social distancing into account. Very important at this time! I highly recommend Straight Up Masonry.

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Company Response

Thanks you for the review.
Glad we could help in these difficult times. We are taking this very seriously so we thank you for limiting the trades on site while we where there.
I believe if the scope of work changes either way then the price should also do so.
Thanks Again
Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry LTD.
416-884-5666
www.straightupmasonry.com

renee.maccarthy
renee.maccarthy
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Repair masonry in older home

I contacted Straight Up masonry after researching companies on Line after my home Inspector recommended I needed a fix up . They had a reputable on line presence and were a well known and busy company. I made the right choice. They got back to me quickly and helped me identify what I needed done. they came out to my home without me even having to be there, and described to me in detail using photographs exactly what was in disrepair. The quote was reasonable and we set a date to do the work. The mason came to the house and was completely self sufficient- I just said hello and he went to work. The job was terrific and I’m happy that I thank ok the time to do the necessary repairs to my home. Thank you Straight Up!

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Company Response

Thank you for the very kind review.
Anything we can do to make the process and smooth and easy as possible is what we try and do.
Thanks
Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry Ltd.
Office: 416 884-5666
Web: www.straightupmasonry.com

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

Excellent

We used this company to fix about three areas outside our house that needed repair (mortar / tuck pointing)
They were efficient responsive and very professional.
They worked for a reasonable price.
Highly recommended.

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Company Response

Thanks for the review.
Appreciate the business.
Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry Ltd.
Office: 416 884-5666
Web: www.straightupmasonry.com

RDVJ
RDVJ
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Parging

The parging on our foundation was cracked and falling off. Straight Up Masonry came in and removed the old parging and reparged the foundation.
Price was very reasonable and work was carried out quickly on the date given.
Would definitely recommend!

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Company Response

Thank you the review.
Happy to help.
Thanks
Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry LTD.
416-884-5666
www.straightupmasonry.com

djlw57
djlw57
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Walkout from basement; blocking a new cold room; fixing up brick work; parging

Straight Up was extremely fast, clean and produced high quality results. The crew was really friendly as well!

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Company Response

Thanks for the review... I will be sure to pass it on to the guys.
Thanks
Tony and Crystal
Straight Up Masonry LTD.
416-884-5666
www.straightupmasonry.com

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More about Straight Up Masonry

Straight Up Masonry Ltd. are the Masonry Specialists for all types of brick and block work. Chimney repairs and rebuilds. Window sills, house pillars, door and window repositioning. Additions, Foundations, Tuckpointing. Fireplace and firebrick installation and repair. New and Restoration brickwork. Free Estimates.

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CATEGORIES
Masonry & Bricklaying, Chimney Build & Repair, Tuck Pointing, and Historical Restoration
SERVICES
Chimney Rebuild Specialist, Chimney repair, Brick replacement Specialist, Block work, Additions, Brickwork repair, Parging, Cultured stone, Natural stone, Foundation repair, Door and window repositioning, Window sills replacement, Tuckpointing and spotpointing, Brick arches, Basement floors, House pillars, Porch pillars, Driveway pillars. Window and door fill ins. Milk box fill ins, Chimney removal, Refacing of homes.
SPECIALITIES
Chimneys Brick Replacement Tuckpointing/Spotpointing Porch Pillars Door and Window Repositioning
WEBSITE
https://www.straightupmasonry.com/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2010
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheques, Cash
LICENSES
Chimney repairman licence T85-4177256 W.H.M.I.S (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Construction Industry Training Board/City and Guilds NVQ level 1,2,3 in Bricklaying and Masonry wor
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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