Who we are

3 Stones Custom Homes was founded in 2010 by Chris Lawrence, licensed carpenter/contractor, and Bill Crilly, P. Eng. (structural). Chris draws upon his more than 20 years of construction experience to effectively manage projects including scope, schedule, quality, and cost control. Chris' expertise in managing tradespeople to meet client expectations is evidenced in every home he renovates. Bill has held a professional engineering license for the past 20 years and has managed large scale local and international projects. He is responsible for leading the building permit process including structural design and coordinating project administration. Together they bring a unique combination of skills and knowledge to every project having purchased, renovated, and sold a large number of homes in downtown Toronto.

3 Stones Custom Homes is powered by the expertise of our skilled trades people and our dedication to our clients in providing high quality results in a timely manner at a reasonable cost.
3 Stones Custom Homes
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About Us

3 Stones Custom Homes is a design-build construction and general contracting company operating in downtown Toronto. 3 Stones was founded to bring our design and construction expertise to homeowners who desire a better living space at a reasonable cost in a predictable time frame. We provide start-to-finish interior and architectural design, building permit assistance, and construction services on every size of project. Our company has purchased, renovated, and sold many homes in downtown Toronto so we understand the importance of a renovation dollar when adding value to your home. By focusing on the 3 'cornerstones' of project execution: quality, cost, and schedule we consistently deliver to our client's exacting standards.

  • Quality: our measure of quality and ultimately our success as a company, is our relentless drive to meet and exceed our client's expectations. We are passionate about creating beautiful living spaces for the enjoyment of our clients.

  • Cost: by establishing a transparent and achievable budget, passing along our contractor discount from suppliers, and by effectively managing our core team of qualified tradespeople, 3 Stones consistently delivers on budget without sacrificing quality.

  • Schedule: we know home renovations can be stressful and disruptive, which is why we work with our clients to establish a realistic timeline that meets their needs. We provide detailed construction schedules, then work diligently to complete within the agreed timeline.

What makes 3 Stones successful is our attention to detail and our demonstration of care in everything we do. We offer complete project delivery services and we stand behind our warranty on all of our work. Our services include: project consultation, scope/budget development, interior design, architectural drawings, permitting applications (including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and structural), underpinning and foundations, concrete work, framing, roofing, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, windows, drywall, trim, custom millwork, flooring, tiling, and painting. We are fully licensed and insured.

One of the offerings that sets 3 Stones apart from other builders is our 'open-book project delivery' service and our focus on client communication. By offering a true open-book project delivery, our clients have full visibility on budget development and actual cost tracking throughout their project. We conduct weekly progress meetings, deliver weekly progress reports, and bi-weekly cost reports to provide full visibility on all of our projects. 

17 Reviews
Michael Takasaki
Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2016

I would recommend 3 Stones without hesitation. Bill and Chris possess a truly remarkable combination of craft, attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and most importantly, dedication. Our pro...Read More

Mara McSweeny
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2016

We were delighted with the entire renovation process with 3 Stones Custom Homes. This was our first major renovation, and Bill and Chris took the time to explain (in great detail) the entire process ...Read More

Erwin Tumangday
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2016

After meeting with several potential local builders we decided to hire the 3 Stones Custom Homes team to plan and renovate our two bathrooms. From the outset, Billy and Chris were amazing. We were ...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2016

Chris and his team are incredible. They renovated both our Master and Kids bathroom the first time then 10months later we called on them again to re-do our hardwood floors, install wainscotting and pa...Read More

Michael Wacholtz
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Apr 2015

With 3 Stones, it doesn't matter the size of your project. They approach each job with care and handle it all with professionalism, efficiency, honesty and integrity. Their attention to detail is one ...Read More

Ali Haider
Relationship: Bought house from themProject Date: Sep 2015

We recently purchased a newly "flipped" home that was renovated by 3 Stones Custom Homes, and have nothing but positive things to say about our entire experience with the company. In particular, we ha...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2014

3Stones built a 3rd story addition to our home on time and budget. Their high level of communication, respect, and high level of workmanship made for the perfect job. I would highly recommend 3Stones ...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2014

I have a century home downtown Toronto and specifically chose 3 Stones Custom Homes to do my home renovation based on a friend’s recommendation and their reputation in my neighbourhood. I was not disa...Read More

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