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Rated The 5 Best Masonry Contractors in Johannesburg

Rated: The 5 Best Masonry Contractors in Johannesburg

Character and background – We made sure that the companies we selected have a strong reputation as a business and are a team of credible and experienced stone masonry contractors.

Availability – We also looked at their reliability when it comes to working on scheduled projects and attending to service calls.

Quality of work – The quality of these contractors’ workmanship is one of our top priorities. We prefer companies that are consistent and deliver superb-quality work.

Pricing – Excellence comes at a price, but it doesn’t have to be exorbitant. The companies we chose have reasonable rates for their services. 

1. Arcstone Property Maintenance (Pty) Ltd

Arcstone Property Maintenance (Pty) Ltd Homepage


Address:  1 The Avenue, corner Henrietta Rd, Norwood, Johannesburg, 2090, South Africa

Contact Details: +27 11 440 8939

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Google reviews score4.9/5 reviews score5/5
Total reviews5/5
Score consistency4.5/5
Character and background4.6/5
Quality of work4.6/5


  • Well-staffed with highly-skilled contractors
  • Multi-awarded company
  • Impressive portfolio of completed projects
  • One-stop shop for construction, renovation, and paving needs


  • Busy
  • More focused on commercial projects

Arcstone Property Maintenance (Pty) Ltd is a young, but a well-grounded business that was established in 2015. They started out as a paving company and decided to expand their services and get involved in general construction and property maintenance. 

Since their foundation, we’re impressed to hear that the company has completed over 500 projects, both big and small, for commercial and residential clients. 

Arcstone also has an impressive performance history. They have worked with many popular businesses in and around Johannesburg, including Vancesony and Whitefields.

On top of their achievements, Arcstone is also a multi-awarded company and is part of a wide network of like-minded businesses and distinguished associations like the National Home Builders Registration and the Master Builders Association North.

Another thing we like about this company is they’re very well-staffed with highly-skilled contractors. Currently, they have around 65 subcontractors appointed to their teams.

We love that they have qualified people for construction, renovation, and paving projects. In fact, one of the reasons why we included Arcstone on our list is its versatility as a business.

We think their being a one-stop shop is a strong asset and a convenience for many clients.

However, consider that as Arcstone is more focused on working on more complex commercial projects rather than smaller residential jobs, their schedule is often jampacked. 

2. SA Damp

SA Damp Homepage


Address: 172 9th Ave, Orange Grove, Johannesburg, 2192, South Africa

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Google reviews score5/5 reviews score5/5
Total reviews3.5/5
Score consistency5/5
Character and background4.5/5
Quality of work4.5/5


  • Has 20 years’ worth of experience
  • Does work under guarantee
  • Affordable


  • Limited feedback from clients
  • Can be unresponsive

SA Damp is one of Johannesburg’s hidden gems. They mostly work on damp proofing, painting, and waterproofing, but they also offer their services for building renovation and maintenance, including masonry.

They cater to residential, domestic and commercial clients in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. SA Damp is highly-sought after for their credibility and a strong team of talented contractors.

SA Damp has 20 years’ worth of experience and has completed hundreds of projects for families and other businesses. The company is also considered one of the leading local professionals in their field.

One of the features we appreciate about this company is they’re very serious about quality. 

First, all their contractors are all trained and experienced. Also, they give out a guarantee to all their clients for all the projects they take on, which we commend as it reflects their confidence in their workmanship.

Second, SA Damp guarantees to only use high-quality and cost-effective materials for all their projects. They’re also partnered with several accredited suppliers for all construction and proofing needs.

Clients also commend the company’s top-notch services at an affordable price. They give out free quotes, which you can request via their website.

We hope they’re more active in attending to requests from their site as there are a number of minor complaints regarding SA Damp’s unresponsiveness towards inquiries sent via social media platforms and emails.

3. Coprox International (Pty) Ltd

Coprox International (Pty) Ltd Homepage


Address: 48 Galaxy Ave, Linbro Business Park, Sandton, 2065, South Africa

Contact Details:  +27 11 579 4300

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Google reviews score4.7/5 reviews score4/5
Total reviews4.3/5
Score consistency4.5/5
Character and background4.7/5
Quality of work4.5/5


  • 70 years in the business
  • Offers a wide range of services in construction and renovation
  • Competitive pricing


  • Located outside the city
  • Focused on masonry waterproofing

Coprox International (Pty) Ltd is one of the leading companies in waterproofing construction. Their company pioneered in 1949, and throughout their 70 years in business, they were able to build a name for themselves.

One of the things this company is proud of is its people. Their team of contractors is lauded by previous clients for being highly trained and knowledgeable.

Previous clients compliment them for their professionalism and urgency in finishing projects, without sacrificing quality. The company’s contractors are more than just familiar with the best products and give great advice to clients, which is a plus for us.

They specialise in preventative, remedial and decorative waterproofing, which is an important factor, especially for brick masonry. 

Take note, though, that their contractors are usually hired along with a team designated to build the foundation and Coprox’s people are more focused on waterproofing it.

Coprox International (Pty) Ltd makes sure that all the products they use to complete their projects are durable and cost-effective, which we commend. At the same time, the company is dedicated to beat market pricing and align with the client’s budget.

It’s also a plus for us that they sell excellent and affordable waterproofing products, including those for masonry. This way, materials are more accessible and clients can save costs.

4. Landscape Guru

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Address: Club Street Extension Sandringham, Sandringham, 2196, South Africa

Contact Details: +27 82 777 7963

Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Google reviews score5/5
Facebook reviews score5/5
Total reviews4/5
Score consistency5/5
Character and background4.5/5
Quality of work4.6/5


  • Has been in business for over 30 years
  • Experts in a wide range of gardening and landscaping services


  • Small team
  • Has inactive customer representatives

The team from Landscape Guru are a popular choice when it comes to landscape maintenance. Clients are impressed with their skills, team chemistry, and versatility.

The business was established by David Trope over 30 years ago. He’s one of the first landscaping stars in Johannesburg, quite known for his works in several types of unique garden designs like zen, formal, contemporary, and more.

One thing clients look for in hiring masonry contractors is credibility and Landscape Guru is strong in that area. The company has a solid track record of successfully completed projects and a long trail of happy customers.

Their contractors also learned from the landscape guru himself. The owner personally trained his assistants and exposed them to big and small, simple and complex projects alike.

Landscape Guru offers a long list of gardening and landscaping services, including design and installation, which also covers masonry work. Their contractors are highly commended by previous clients for their meticulous workmanship.

Clients also appreciate that they’re strict with their timelines. Also, they work according to the agreed budget, which we think shows mindfulness.

On the other hand, one of our concerns is Landscape Guru’s lean team. While each of their contractors is very capable, the company is very in demand and might not have enough resources to commit to several projects at once.

Also, there are minor complaints from previous, as well as prospective clients, about how much of a challenge it is to reach out to Landscape Guru’s representatives, which can be discouraging.

Earthlink Landscaping Homepage


Address: 11 Blyton Ave, Savoy Estate, Sandton, 2090, South Africa

Contact Details: +27 82 777 7963

Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Google reviews score5/5 reviews score5/5
Total reviews3/5
Score consistency5/5
Character and background4.5/5
Quality of work4.5/5


  • Long operational hours
  • Specialises in masonry work for gardens and landscapes
  • Has over two decades of experience


  • Small team
  • Limited to small projects only

If you’re looking for concrete masonry professionals to improve your landscape, Earthlink Landscaping might be an excellent option for you. They’re experts in landscape design and maintenance, as well as the installation of units for your garden.

Earthlink Landscaping is quite popular for its impressive track record of completed projects. The company is run by a small team of highly-skilled and trained landscapers and contractors.

Their team is preferred for their efficiency, always finishing job orders ahead of time. Clients also love how these contractors always work within the agreed budget. 

Another feature we love about Earthlink Landscaping is its long operational hours. Unlike other companies on our list, they’re open even on weekends. Previous clients are also satisfied with the company’s prompt response to service calls.

The company deals with both residential and commercial clients, however, they are limited to landscape and garden work. This means that they only accept small masonry projects too, and only particularly for gardens.

Nonetheless, Earthlink Landscaping has substantial experience working with masonry walls and focal elements that require masonry and construction. 

Lastly, their contractors’ quality of work is also one of their strongest assets. Earthlink Landscaping’s team members are often complimented for their keen eye for detail and are valued for being hardworking.

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