Simcoe Masonry Centre | Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have showrooms?
Yes! We have large showrooms available at our Barrie (Tiffin Street) and Collingwood locations as well as mini showrooms and a selection of samples at all of our Simcoe Building Centre locations. We are open to the public to come and take a look at all the stone, brick and block for yourself.
Can you help me with my landscape design idea?
Of course! Bring in your inspiration pictures and ideas. We can help you find the correct products to achieve the landscape design style that you are looking for. Can't make it in to see us? No worries. Head over to the Estimates and Consultations page and fill in your information, one of our specialists will get back to you.
What is the cost to have my materials delivered?
Charges vary due to the following:
Material being delivered;
Type of delivery required: Curbside, Boom up or Ground drop;
Location of delivery;
Distance from the Simcoe location where the delivery will originate from and
Contact us to review your Delivery Requirements and let us work out a quote for you. And check out Our Fleet to for an in-depth look at our amazing delivery services.
Can manufactured stone, natural stone and brick be used on interior projects?
Lots of stone can be used for both interior and exterior masonry projects. However, it is best to review your project with a professional to ensure you're using the correct product for your project.
Do you manufacture your own block?
Yes. Simcoe Masonry Centre manufactures architectural block, and concrete masonry units.
Is your concrete block used only for foundations?
No. Simcoe Masonry Centre's concrete block is used for landscaping and above grade industrial buildings.
How do I calculate how many blocks I will need for my project?
Reference Sheet Standard Block.pdf
What is the difference between a lightweight block and concrete block?
Lightweight blocks have a higher fire rating and sound barrier.
What size of block do you carry?
Reference Sheet Standard Block.pdf & Coursing Table
Do you have installers for my project?
We have a trade list that we can offer recommendations.
Note: Simcoe Block (1979) Limited and affiliated divisions are not responsible for any work completed by trades given as a recommendation. It is the responsibility of the hiring party to do their do diligence prior to hiring a recommended trade to complete any work required.
Do you carry precast concrete steps?
Will you take away my old steps when you deliver my new ones?