What satisfied clients are saying

The following are extracts from some of the many client reference letters we have received. If you would like to read more from any one of these clients, please contact us.

Extracts from reference letters for RJW Stonemasons

  • Fournier Gersovitz Moss Drolet et Associés Architectes | May 27, 2011
    • “RJW was responsible for the stone restoration which included many varied and complex operations such as cleaning (nebulization and spot chemical cleaning) dismantling and rebuilding (large stone elements), surface repairs (Dutchmen inserts, plastic repairs, lime injection, etc.), stone replacement (RJW shaped and finished using traditional methods in their shop) and installing Cintec and other anchor systems.”
    • “RJW rose to the challenge and provided excellent service. Their team was highly skilled and committed to delivering high level quality. Even with the significant additional scope, they were able to provide the added ingenuity and manpower to promptly deal with issues as they arose.”
    • “Based on our Mappin Wing façade restoration experience, we strongly recommend that you consider RJW Stonemasons for your project.”
  • John G Cooke & Associates Ltd. | Consulting Engineers | March 3, 2005
    • “We have retained Mr. Bobby Watt for consultation on the design of stone monuments, due to his recognized experience in stone, and in stone masonry construction.”
    • “On all our projects, we have found the experience provided by RJW Stonemasons to be beyond reproach.”
    • “Our firm would not hesitate in recommending RJW Stonemasons to take on any stone or brick restoration project.”
    • “Mr. Watt…is a well respected member of the restoration community for his knowledge and expertise.”
  • Public Works and Government Services Canada | Heritage Conservation Program | February 8, 1999
    • “It was a pleasure to work with the experienced masons from RJW Stonemasons. The work was completed to the standard and schedule required on this demanding project.”
    • “We appreciated the consistent expertise of RJW’s staff assigned to the project.”
    • “The original stone carvings …were meticulously investigated and documented to design the new work in the same carving style.”
    • “The same dedication and craftsmanship was seen in their on site work.”
    • “The pride and confidence in their work were evident during the implementation of their work and on review.”
  • UMA Engineering Ltd | Martin Weaver Conservation Consultant Inc. | June 2, 1998
    • “I believe that it can safely be said that Mr. Watt is Canada’s leading master stonemason.”
  • Scott Hackney | Marenakos Rock Centre, Preston, Washington | November 2, 2011
    • “Mr. Watt is a sensational instructor and trusted professional the world over.”
  • Alexandra Morosko | Northwest Stone Sculptors Association, Seattle, Washington | November 3, 2011
    • “I was mesmerized at his rare dedication and passion for the long tradition, art, and knowledge that stands behind the trade of stonemasonry.”
    • “A voice of inspiration where hard work, tradition and art meet.”
    • “Mr. Watt is fiercely dedicated to education and to the handing down of the trade.”
    • “This man and his company are a living example of sustainable heritage and would bring a great gift to the community or city in which they build.”

Extracts from reference letters for Gem Campbell

  • Joseph Schembri, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. | April 5, 2001
    • “..the efforts of your employees, the teamwork with other trades / contractors and your cooperation with OLGC’s construction group made it happen.”
  • James Trak, Brookfield Properties Corporation | October 21, 2004
    • “Gem Campbell excels at customer service.”
    • “The quality of construction, professionalism and attention to detail is without parallel.”
    • “The employees and tradesmen working for Gem Campbell are, in our opinion, among the very best in a very small industry.”
  • Robert Harrison, O&Y Properties Inc. | October 24, 2004
    • “They have achieved this status because of their expertise in working with all types of stone material and in performing to a high degree of customer satisfaction.”
  • Bryan Arnold, Eastern Construction Company Ltd. | June 27, 2006
    • “Our experience with them has always been positive and professional.”
    • “... supervisors and staff are knowledgeable in their fields and the mechanics display a high quality of workmanship...”
    • “... sensitive to project schedules and perform their work in an organized manner.”
  • Tom Valente, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. | June 27, 2006
    • “... Gem Campbell brought to the table the expertise and attention to detail that was worthy of such projects.”
    • “Gem Campbell brings a team of extremely experienced and competent personnel in every faction of their work.”
    • “Their commitment to servicing their client is unsurpassed in the industry.”
  • Dave Stroz, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. | September 15, 2011
    • “I have no hesitation recommending them for work...”
    • “For me they represent what is right about our industry and the relationships in it.”
    • “They take immense pride in the quality of product they turn out and don’t have to be asked to fix it if it isn’t right.”
  • Stan Cheer, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. | October 24, 2011
    • “GEM has demonstrated exceptionally high performance, consistently meeting or exceeding their contractual obligations overall.”
    • “Their quality of work, performance, safety procedures, and responsiveness to project requirements are noteworthy.”