Grady's Painting Plastering/Construction

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2222 Dickinson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
 
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Grady's Painting Plastering/Construction


WE SPECIALIZE IN THE HISTORICAL REPAIR AND RESTORATIONS FOR INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR. WE WORK THE WHOLE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, MARYLAND, WASHINGTON DC, CONNECTICUT, VIRGINA AND MASSACHUSETTS. WE ARE LICENSED AND INSURED IN ALL STATES. WE ARE WILLING TO TRAVEL, ANY JOB SMALL OR LARGE. WE WILL BEAT ANY WRITTEN ESTIMATES BY ONE / 3 FOR ALL REPAIR WORK !! WINDOW REPAIR. PLASTER REPAIRS. AND ALL MASONRY REPAIRS

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Service Area

  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland
  • Hartford
  • Albany
  • Richmond
  • Brooklyn
  • Columbus
  • Buffalo
  • Dayton
  • Roanoke
  • Rochester
  • New Haven
  • Toledo
  • Flushing
  • Jamaica
  • Syracuse
  • Akron
  • Arlington
  • Trenton
  • Harrisburg
  • Erie
  • Bronx
  • Norfolk
  • Alexandria
  • Canton
  • Newark
  • Virginia Beach
  • Waterbury
  • Wilkes Barre
  • Paterson
  • Stamford
  • Scranton
  • Youngstown
  • Hampton
  • Staten Island
  • Lancaster
  • Jersey City
  • Fairfax
  • Reading
  • Schenectady
  • Henrico
  • Herndon
  • Charlottesville
  • Springfield
  • Bridgeport
  • Newport News
  • Yonkers
  • Norwalk
  • Fredericksburg
  • York
  • Lima
  • Johnstown
  • Lynchburg
  • Chesapeake
  • West Hartford
  • White Plains
  • Norristown
  • McLean
  • Allentown
  • Portsmouth
  • Far Rockaway
  • Suffolk
  • Long Island City
  • Great Neck
  • Valley Forge
  • Warren
  • Mansfield
  • Reston
  • Vienna
  • Etna
  • New Brunswick
  • Manassas
  • Astoria
  • Hamilton
  • Springfield
  • Danbury
  • Dulles
  • Falls Church
  • Port Washington
  • New Castle
  • Edison
  • Utica
  • Bethlehem
  • West Chester
  • Elmira
  • Bristol
  • Red Bank
  • Hanover
  • Levittown
  • Binghamton
  • Warren
  • Niagara Falls
  • Sterling
  • Newburgh
  • Plainfield
  • Williamsburg
  • McKeesport
  • See All >

Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Multiple Room Renovation - For Business
  • Bathroom Remodel - For Business
  • Kitchen Remodel - For Business
  • Build an Addition - For Business
Brick & Stone
  • Brick or Stone Siding Repair- For Business
  • Brick and Stone Driveways & Floors - Install - For Business
  • Brick & Stone Flatwork Repair- For Business
  • Brick and Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps - Install - For Business
  • Brick or Stone Siding Install - For Business
  • Brick or Stone Tuck-Point - For Business
Cabinets
  • Cabinet Repair
Carpenters
  • Interior Trim & Moldings Repair
  • Wood Stairs & Railings Repair
Ceilings
  • Acoustic Ceiling Repair
Cleaning & Maid Services
  • Maid Service
  • Clean Gutters & Downspouts
  • Clean Walls & Ceilings
  • One Time Maid Service
Concrete
  • Concrete Flatwork Repair- For Business
  • Interlocking Pavers for Patios, Walks and Steps - Install- For Business
  • Concrete Patios, Walks & Steps Install- For Business
Decks
  • Deck or Porch Repair - For Business
  • Clean & Seal Deck, Fence, Patio or Porch - For Business
  • Deck or Porch Build or Replace- For Business
Designers & Decorators
  • Interior Decorating
  • Bathroom Designer
  • Kitchen Designer
Doors
  • Door Repair
Drywall & Plaster
  • Plaster Install - For Business
  • Drywall Install - For Business
  • Drywall Repair - For Business
  • Plaster Repair - For Business
Fences
  • Wrought Iron Fence Repair - For Business
  • Wood Fence Repair - For Business
Gutters
  • Wood Gutter Repair- For Business
Handyman Services
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects- For Business
Painting
  • Specialty Texture Painting - For Business
  • Interior Paint or Stain- For Business
  • Paint or Stain Small Projects - For Business
  • Exterior Paint or Stain - For Business
  • Mural or Trompe Loeil Painting - For Business
  • Faux Finish Painting - For Business
Plumbing
  • Shower Install or Replace - For Business
  • Plumbing for Home Addition - For Business
Power Washing
  • Powerwash Exterior Surface
  • Clean Roof
Sandblasting Service
  • Sandblast Exterior Surface - For Business
Sheds & Enclosures
  • Gazebo Install - For Business
  • Greenhouse Build - For Business
Siding
  • Traditional Stucco Siding Repair- For Business
  • Spray-on Siding Apply - For Business
  • Traditional Stucco Siding Install- For Business
Skylights
  • Skylight Repair - For Business
Stained Glass
  • Stained / Specialty Glass Repair - For Business
  • Stained / Specialty Glass Install - For Business
Tile
  • Ceramic & Porcelain Tile Repair
  • Clean Tile & Grout
  • Stone & Marble Polishing
  • Grout Replace or Repair
Window Coverings
  • Indoor Shutters Repair

Areas of Expertise

  • Specialize in HISTORICAL RESTORATIONS ,
  • PLASTER, REPAIR, SMALL JOBS OR LARGE WE WORK A 685 MILE RADIUS FROM STROUDSBURG PA.
  • Mansions ALL INTERIOR REPAIR WORK AND EXTERIOR REPAIR.
  • Painting INTERIOR, AND EXTERIOR WE WORK A 685 MILE RADIUS FROM STROUDSBURG PA.
  • Churches ALL REPAIRS INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PLASTER REPAIR .PAINTING.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Materials
  • Trip Charge
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Warranty Description: Manufacturing warranty on all products
  • Bilingual

Credentials

In Business Since: 1969
Memberships & Affiliations
  • EPA Certified
  • EPA Training: Lead Renovater Initial Certification # R-I-I8499-11-E0001; Completion Date - 2-22-2011; Expiration Date - 2-22-2016
State Licensing
Trade: Concrete Contracting (CEM)
License #: 2705080305
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Trade: Painting and Wallcovering Contracting (PTC)
License #: 2705080305
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Trade: Class C Contractor
License #: 2705080305
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 13VH03095900
Expiration: 03-31-2018
Trade: Home Improvement Contracting (HIC)
License #: 2705080305
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Trade: Commercial Improvement Contracting (CIC)
License #: 2705080305
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: PA050461
Expiration: 10-24-2019
Trade: Masonry Contracting (BRK)
License #: 2705080305
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Green Certifications
  • Lead Paint Certified.
Insurance
Type: General Liability
Amount: $2,000,000
Expiration: 07-27-2018
Awards
  • New York Times
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Civil War Era Homes

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CHURCH OF ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA 980 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY.

FAIR HAVEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. HANCE ROAD FAIR HAVEN, NJ

ST.BERNADETTE CHURCH MORGAN CITY,LA. LUZERNE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH 649 BENNETT STREET LUZERNE PA.

 
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I had a small but complicated, hard to access, and structurally essential repair job on a 60-year-old concrete deck attached to my 280-year-old Pennsylvania limestone farmhouse. I contacted several masons listed for my area on Home Advisor, and included Mr. Grady as a long shot -- I read about his expertise with historical structures and wished I had access to such an expert craftsman, but I didn't think he'd be interested in my teeny job and assumed I wouldn't be able to afford him anyway. He was the first one to return my call and to look at the job, and I thought his price was fair. I believe now it was way more than fair, considering the time he spent. He did extensive research, going over a structural engineer's report I had done previously on the deck and even examining the original architectural drawings and materials invoices from 1959. He showed up at least three times to complete the repair in stages, and has been back a half a dozen times since then to check the job -- and my location is not exactly in his neighborhood. He accepted only enough payment in advance to pay for lodging for himself and his assistant when they stayed nearby one night in order to be there early the next morning. He gave and continues to give free advice about preserving my stone house and patio. If you prod him a little, he might even share some of his personal philosophy, earned over a lifetime of work that is clearly more of an art form than a job to him. Overall, I'd say you can hire one of many competent contractors and get an adequate job, or you can hire Mr. Grady and get superior work by someone who cares about your property as much as you do.

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Review by in Havertown, PA
They were very quick in responding to request and when doing the quick. They also cleaned up and left everything in great shape.

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They only charge $1,000 for the entire roof of my garage, and it was a good deal. This included removal of all the old shingles, and hauling all of the used material off the property to the dump. -Debra Castrinos

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Excellent Work

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Review by in Hudson, NY
Project: Brick or Stone Tuck-Pointing
Grady did not take a dime until he was done. His estimates were accurate. He performed the job quickly and when he said he would. Grady is a rare specialist in old houses - there were few people i could turn to when i needed to repoint the basement foundation of my Brooklyn brownstone from 1880. Grady knew the historic mortar mix that was appropriate to use (Virginia limeworks lime and sand) and he cares as much about my house as I do - promises to return once in the summer and again in the fall to make sure the mortar is curing properly. Great job Grady! You are a straight guy, easy to work with, and very very knowledgeable.

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Review by in Cortland, NY
Project: Repair Plaster - For Business
Grady has done a wonderful job on repairs to our cemetery chapel. We had significant damage to the ceiling in the chapel which was built in1922 using the old methods with horsehair and pig bristle. Grady's repairs look exactly like the original ceiling's plaster work. I will recommend Mr. Grady's craftsmanship to everyone. Excellent work. Bob Morris VP Trustee Cortland Rural Cemetery

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Review by in Philadelphia, PA
Project: Repair Plaster
Grady was very professional and showed well knowledge in what he does. He went leaps and bounds above his normal duties, and also showed a real concern for our buildings problem. He was super fair on pricing and very detail oriented in his findings.

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Review by in Hackettstown, NJ
Project: Repair Plaster
Grady is very friendly and does a great job. He is honest. He didn't ask for any money until well into the job, almost done. Then the balance due at the completion of the job. He is true to his word.

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Review by in Philadelphia, PA
Project: Repair Window Frames
It is with deep satisfaction that I recommend Grady�s Painting and Plastering & Construction. Mr. George Grady is a skilled craftsman. He was hired to correct long neglected and extensive masonry and window issues on a large, beautiful Presbyterian Church built in the Civil War era in Philadelphia. The property was neglected with only minimal maintenance performed over the last 40+ years. The building was in severe decline and in need of stabilization and restoration on many fronts. Cracked ledge plates were chipped out and reestablished, internal walls damaged by leakage were broken out and repaired, brickwork was repointed and in severe cases reestablished to original strength and beauty. Leaks around the base of the building were addressed to stabilize deterioration of the foundation. Large rotted window sills under beautiful stained glass windows were restored after significant masonry reestablishment due to water damage under the rotted out sills. Broken and missing stained glass windows are in the process of repair and replacement. The process started with new metal frames cast by Mr. Grady. The new frames will hold clear painted replications of the original stained glass, also crafted by Mr. Grady. Regular windows all around the church and manse were also repaired and restored. Roof leaks were accurately identified and repaired. A sagging plaster ceiling has been torn out and restored. All this work was done by Mr. Grady alone or with an occasional helper. He worked with care, expertise and respect for the original structure. The results far exceeded our expectations and have injected new life into a building on the brink. This building, owned by the Presbytery of Philadelphia, now houses a new urban ministry in a newly gentrifying area of the city. We are happy to have had the good fortune to be connected to Grady�s Painting and Plastering & Construction by Service Magic.

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Project: Install Plaster
It is with deep satisfaction that I recommend Grady?s Painting and Plastering & Construction. Mr. George Grady is a skilled craftsman. He was hired to correct long neglected and extensive masonry and window issues on a large, beautiful Presbyterian Church built in the Civil War era in Philadelphia. The property was neglected with only minimal maintenance performed over the last 40+ years. The building was in severe decline and in need of stabilization and restoration on many fronts. Cracked ledge plates were chipped out and reestablished, internal walls damaged by leakage were broken out and repaired, brickwork was repointed and in severe cases reestablished to original strength and beauty. Leaks around the base of the building were addressed to stabilize deterioration of the foundation. Large rotted window sills under beautiful stained glass windows were restored after significant masonry reestablishment due to water damage under the rotted out sills. Broken and missing stained glass windows are in the process of repair and replacement. The process started with new metal frames cast by Mr. Grady. The new frames will hold clear painted replications of the original stained glass, also crafted by Mr. Grady. Regular windows all around the church and manse were also repaired and restored. Roof leaks were accurately identified and repaired. A sagging plaster ceiling has been torn out and restored. All this work was done by Mr. Grady alone or with an occasional helper. He worked with care, expertise and respect for the original structure. The results far exceeded our expectations and have injected new life into a building on the brink. This building, owned by the Presbytery of Philadelphia, now houses a new urban ministry in a newly gentrifying area of the city. We are happy to have had the good fortune to be connected to Grady's Painting and Plastering & Construction
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