Talo's Masonry

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17 Barrington Lane
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Talo's Masonry

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Service Area

  • Waterbury
  • West Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Wallingford
  • Farmington
  • New Haven
  • Cheshire
  • Washington
  • Seymour
  • Milford
  • Meriden
  • Watertown
  • Torrington
  • Wolcott
  • Winchester Center
  • Oakville
  • Taconic
  • West Haven
  • Woodbury
  • Colebrook
  • Goshen
  • Sharon
  • Naugatuck
  • Roxbury
  • Pine Meadow
  • Bethlehem
  • Bantam
  • North Branford
  • South Glastonbury
  • Gaylordsville
  • South Kent
  • West Cornwall
  • New Milford
  • Branford
  • Northfield
  • Guilford
  • Northford
  • Riverton
  • Madison
  • Salisbury
  • Pequabuck
  • Lakeville
  • East Haven
  • Canaan
  • Southbury
  • Ashford
  • Ansonia
  • New Hartford
  • Falls Village
  • Beacon Falls
  • North Haven
  • Terryville
  • Oxford
  • Prospect
  • Bridgewater
  • Norfolk
  • South Britain
  • Woodbridge
  • New Preston Marble Dale
  • Harwinton
  • Litchfield
  • East Canaan
  • Kent
  • Bethany
  • Lakeside
  • Plymouth
  • Derby
  • Barkhamsted
  • Cornwall Bridge
  • Orange
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Services Offered

Brick & Stone
  • Brick and Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps - Install
  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall Install
  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall Repair
  • Brick & Stone Flatwork Repair
  • Brick and Stone Driveways & Floors - Install
  • Retaining Wall Install
  • Interlocking Pavers for Patios, Walks and Steps - Install
  • Pavers for Driveways and Floors - Install
  • Landscape Curbing Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Retaining Wall - Install
  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall - Install
  • Brick or Stone Fireplace (Non-Gas) - Repair
  • Brick or Stone Siding: Repair or Partially Replace

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 2003
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement
License #: HIC.0579096
Expiration: 11-30-2019
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5.0   |  
Review by in Milford, CT
John and his team are excellent. I would highly recommend them and look forward to working with them again. Our project involved replacing an old (leaning) retaining wall that had two (crooked) sets of steps as well as a walkway to the front steps of our house. They also removed (and hauled away) some overgrown bushes that were in the way once we changed the placement of one set of steps. As we discussed my ideas for an old fashioned stone wall and a brick walkway, John gave me very helpful input on the plans as well as when the progress progressed. Communication was great with John and his team and they came on time, were fast and efficient and completed the job quickly and ahead of schedule, despite a couple of days of bad weather. I was delighted with the result, as was my family, including my dad who said it brought to mind an Irish stone wall.
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5.0   |  
As other reviews have mentioned, John Talo and his team are talented; and John was a pleasure to deal with. John helped us envision the majestic and artistic stone steps (easily 50 feet long) to our front door. As well as the stone patio and 2 foot granite sitting wall off the back of our house. I highly recommend him and his team. The only problem I had, and it was not a big one, is that they left random shovel fulls of left over stone dust/stones in discrete places around my yard. Not a nice surprise; and wished that he had asked where to discard it.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Farmington, CT
I hired Talo's Masonary to build retaining wall in my front yard which was sloping down. The project also included removing the juniper and brush in the yard, filling the yard in the front and back with top soil and seeding. The work was started 3 days later than scheduled, but when John's crew of 4 came on Tuesday 8/28, they finished the project in 4 days. They did a great job, the grass has already come and I am very happy with the work. I would recommend Talo's masonary for stone work and landscaping.
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Review by in Bethlehem, CT
John was honest with his time times when the would be compled. He explained things to me that I was unsure of.
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5.0   |  
John Talo is an extremely likable, experienced, talented and trustworthy guy. When dealing with contractors, integrity is everything to me. He keeps his word and aims to please. I hired John Talo to put in a 20 X 20 patio with two sidewalks in my back yard. Being retired, I was able to sit and watch him and his crew work harder than anyone I have ever seen. The prep work right to the finish was done with accuracy and finesse, producing exactly what I wanted, a stunning patio. The best part is when they were finished it looked the patio had been surgically dropped into position without any damage to my house or property. Clean-up afterwards was meticulous. John as well as the rest of his crew demonstrate a strong and unwavering solid work ethic. Even his work crew are kind, patient, and dependable men, making sure the customer is pleased. And I am a hard person to please!!!
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4.5   |  
Review by in Meriden, CT
Talo's Masonry just completed a stone retaining wall along our property line, and we could not be happier. The quoted price was fair, the project completed on time, and the quality of work was outstanding.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Waterbury, CT
John and his crew were the most professional, honest, and hardworking men we have ever worked with. He works with his customers to accommodate their project and preferences, and will always give his honest opinion. Not only was John a pleasure to work with, but the work itself is extremely high quality. We could not be more satisfied with our new driveway. Highly recommend his services.
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0.5   |  05-14-2018
Review by Ryan C. in West Haven, CT
Johnny came to my house and we discussed the project that needed to be done and that it was a time sensitive project. He told me if I put a deposit down he would start that following week, so I did. It's been two months and I haven't seen or heard from Johnny since. He might do nice work but he's also a thief. Be careful when dealing with Talos.
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5.0   |  
Great company ! Could not be happier with thier work. We added on to the original contract and they still were able to accommodate us. As with any good company once they get busy you will have to wait. We waited and it was worth it. Thanks John!
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5.0   |  
John and his crew were great, from start to finish. They removed an old brick patio, and replaced it with 1.5" Pennsylvania bluestone. In addition to replacing the existing patio, they expanded it to include 3 offshoot walkways (plus my garbage can area & 2 drywalls to bury my gutter lines). At John's suggestion, the entire bluestone work was bordered by granite blocks. He took the time to source from my local granite quarry, so that the borders would match existing stonework around my home (from that same quarry). I thought that doing a granite border would be overdoing it, as I'd never seen this done before. I was wrong. This is how it's done properly. Most importantly, John and his crew were honest, good people, and easy to work with (though at times his crew's English was an impediment - but we worked through it). Regardless, like I said, they were all good people, and very hard workers. At the end of the project (on the last day), there was actually a turn/curve in the main walkway that I thought could be done better. I wasn't happy with this one detail, but you could say it was my fault, as I hadn't previously said anything about it. True to form, and as advertised, John and his crew dug it out and fixed it/re-did it. And he was nice about it to boot. Top notch service. Highly, highly recommended.
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