Straight Up Masonry

Masonry & Bricklaying
19 Midburn Ave Toronto ON M4C 2C8
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Rebuilt chimney

Straight Up removed our old 4-flue chimney to the roofline and rebuilt it using new bricks (that reasonably matched the house), a pre-cast concrete cap, new clay flues and rain caps. They used their own scaffolding for safety. The cost was very competitive, the workmanship excellent, the crew pleasant, with work and clean-up completed on time and on budget. Recommended without hesitation.

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Thanks for the great review and we are happy to of service.
Tony and Crystal.

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

Satisfied
Satisfied
18 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

parging back wall of main floor around patio door and replacing bricks

Put in a new patio door so we had to replace bricks removed for installation of the header and additional old bricks that were disintegrating, and parge back wall. (Parging preferred over stucco as it is thinner). Also had to deal with problems with corner of home where stone veneer met brick. They cut back the veneer to give a clean corner and better stabilize the stone veneer along the side of the house ( loose in spots).

Wall looks great, great guys to work with, and would highly recommend.

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Happy to work with you on this project.
Thanks again.

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

Kim in Toronto
Kim in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

BEST COMPANY if you are looking for a mason!!

I feel compelled to write this review! I was desperately looking for a mason to fix cracks in the bricks and mortar and caulking of my windows which were causing water leaks in my house. After researching all the companies on Homestars and reading reviews, I decided to go with Straight Up Masonry. They were able to quote on both the bricks and mortar and the windows. They were AMAZING!!! Each person was easy to deal with and extremely pleasant!! And I felt that they went above and beyond. I would highly recommend them over any other company!!!

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Kim,
Thank you for your very enthusiastic review ;)
It was a pleasure working with you!

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

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

Rebuilt Chimney

The job was well done and to our satisfaction. Two young men were courteous and knew exactly what they were doing. They came on time and left the site clean when they left. They did not waste any time when at the job. I would recommend them and the company to anyone.

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Thank you for the review. Happy to help.
Tony and Crystal

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

Private User
Private User
2 reviews 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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Company Response

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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Company Response

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

-Crystal and Tony

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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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