Straight Up Masonry

Masonry & Bricklaying
19 Midburn Ave Toronto ON M4C 2C8
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LH from Scarborough
LH from Scarborough
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney rebuild

The team from Straight up Masonry are currently here working on our chimney. Job is almost complete. So far it looks amazing! The two members here working on our chimney have been extremely pleasant. Most importantly they did a fantastic clean up job yesterday which was complimented by our neighbours who are frequently critical of contractors that come by in the neighbourhood.
Hopefully we can get something figured out for our porch as well.
Thank you.

L&M

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Thank you for the review... probably the first time we have got one while still on site... glad the neighbours are pleased... we like to try and keep everyone happy which is not always easy.
Thanks
Tony and Crystal.

Straight Up Masonry Ltd
https://www.straightupmasonry.com/
416-884-5666

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

Exterior brickwork / chimney repair

Straight Up did an excellent job on all fronts. Their estimate was competitive which included a site visit where they took detailed pics to hi-light all the work they would do which they included in the estimate so there were no surprises or miscommunications. They even found some additional trouble spots that weren’t in my request. The crew that did the work were fast and friendly and finished ahead of original schedule. Totally satisfied customer here.

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Thank you for the review Brian. The clearer we make the estimates the easier it is for all parties involved.
Glad you are pleased with the work.
Tony and Crystal.

Ross, satisfied customer in East York
Ross, satisfied customer in East York
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney repair

In order for our chimney to be repaired and pointed the workers were not allowed to walk on our permanent, lightweight aluminum roof.
Three estimates were received. The first estimate amounted to $4000 to repair four rows of brick and $8000 for scaffolding. The second estimate of $9,000 was based on using a pair of binoculars to examine the chimney while sitting in his car. His claimed the chimney needed complete replacement due to an unstable base. Both these estimates were outrageous with no satisfaction about roof protection!
However the last estimate, from Straight Up Masonry was excellent - with roof assurances, needed repairs and cost! Using a custom built scaffolding, Tony replaced the corbeling along with a new chimney cap and pointed all necessary surfaces. Their work was superb!

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Thanks for great review.
It was not the easiest of scaffold set up's but that doesn't mean the price has to be outrageous. All it took was some planning and the right people and we got it done no problem.
Thanks for opportunity to work on this one.
Tony, Crystal and the team.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Markham, ON
10/10

chimney rebuild

Just want to say that I am very satisfied with our chimney rebuild by Straight Up Masonry. The process was very simple and straight-forward, and for someone without much time it was very helpful to have a responsive team at Straight Up to get back to me quickly. They were up front about what was required, the timeline, etc. and when they completed the job everything was cleaned up afterward as if there was no construction done!
Fantastic service all around and I'd be happy to recommend anytime. Thanks,

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Thanks for the review and the referrals.
Tony and Crystal

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

Replacing Front Porch and regrading walkway

Straight Up was a professional team, quality of workmanship was excellent, communications and follow-up was great with the whole team.
We were thrilled with the results. Congrats to Toni, Crystal, Declan and Moe.

Thanks, Norma

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From all the crew here at Straight Up Masonry we thank you for the business and we are pleased you are happy with the work. Decky and Moe really are a great team.
Thanks

Tony and Crystal.
Straight Up Masonry Ltd
https://www.straightupmasonry.com/
416-884-5666

Iona in East York
Iona in East York
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney Work

Straight Up says it all. Highly professional, very courteous. Responded quickly when I had to revise the scope of my work to match my budget. I will absolutely use them again when needed.

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Thank you! We look forward to working with you for any masonry projects you may have in the future.

-Crystal and Tony

K - Toronto
K - Toronto
10 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Amazing work. Great service. Definitely recommend.

The brick column supporting the front porch of my house was on a lean when I bought the house, with the wood beam on the opposite lean supporting the porch roof. It was pretty precarious, to say the least.

I hired StraightUp Masonry to dig out the column, put in a footer and rebuild it to match the original bricking. They also installed 2 limestone slabs and new cedar posts on both columns. Tony and his crew were absolutely amazing. Very courteous, cleaned up everything afterward, and even repointed some of the brickwork above my front door. Definitely recommend these guys.

Photo below of new brick column going in.

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Thanks for the review K,
We appreciate the business. Look forward to future projects together.
Tony and Crystal.

Cheryl Clark in East York
Cheryl Clark in East York
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Brick repair

For some time, every time we had a heavy rain, I would find wap vvter in my basement, but not on the floor. We spent a lot of time trying to figure out where the water was coming from. We have also had some brick damage to the south side of our house, but this winter the damage looked to be severe. We heard about Straight Up Masonry through a few recommendations on FaceBook and called for an estimate. The contractor came to our house within a couple of days and explained exactly what needed to be done and also that these repairs would stop the mysterious water in the house. We received an estimate the next day, and within the next 10 days, the workmen arrived and the job was done in less than a day. The work looks great and all the people we dealt with from the office to the jobsite were friendly, knowledgable and professional. I would recommend these folks to anyone needing this kind of repair.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Thank you, Cheryl! It was a pleasure working with you.

Best,
Crystal

Richard in East York
Richard in East York
4 reviews Toronto, ON
8/10

Tuck pointing

Estimate sent with highlighted photos of repair areas being quoted. Work done ahead of schedule. Great crew. Good natured about my dog eating part of a crew member's lunch :)

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Thanks for the review Richard.
Tony

bell.mel
bell.mel
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Chimney removal

We were very happy with our recent experience working with Straight Up Masonry. We needed to have an old chimney removed that ran through the middle of our house within the walls. Tony and his team were able to work with the other contractors we were using to accomodate us at the time we needed the work done. They were very efficient and were careful not to damage any of the contents of our house. The team members were all pleasent to have around and they carefully cleaned up after themselves and left the work area safe and clean for our young children to be around. We will definitely have them back again for any other masonry jobs we have. They were true to their quote (which was very reasonable) and the service was excellent.

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Thanks Guys for not only the business but allowing us to come on short notice to get this done.
Best of luck with the rest of the Reno
Thanks
Tony and Crystal.

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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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