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General Masonry Construction is a masonry contractor providing brick, concrete, and stone services for residential and commercial customers. Located in Northbrook, IL, this company serves Chicago and the northern suburbs, including Wilmette, Winnetka, Evanston, Lake Forest, Deerfield, Highland Park, Glenview, Wheeling, Riverwoods, Prospect Heights, Lincolnshire, Bannockburn, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Highwood, Des Plaines, Skokie, and Morton Grove. The company has been in business since 2003 and has been voted the best masonry contractor in the area five years in a row. Commercial projects completed include Export Fitness, King Spa, Elston Plaza, Advance Auto Parts, Palwaulkee Airport, and the Deerfield Public Library. Owner Annie Szulakiewicz is present in all meetings for any aspect of the company and has been honored by the National Association of Professional & Executive Women of Excellence, as well as by Who is Who.

This company provides masonry contracting for both commercial and residential customers, including new construction and remodeling projects. Services include masonry restoration and renovation, chimney repair and rebuilding, tuckpointing, repointing work, fireplace construction and redesign work, staircase construction and redesign work, driveway construction and redesign work, brick and stone masonry work, lintel replacement, waterproofing services, exterior elevation brick and stone work, elevator and concrete block work, design and construction of stone surrounds on fountains and water features, and patio walkways and driveways. This company uses blue stone and Unilock pavers.

Visit the website for General Masonry Construction to learn more about the services available by this company, read biographies of staff members, and contact the company to discuss a masonry or brickwork project.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that General Masonry Construction meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for General Masonry Construction include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on General Masonry Construction
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 2
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 12, 2007 Business started: 01/22/2003 Business started locally: 01/22/2003 Business incorporated 01/22/2003 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Aneta Szulakiewicz, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Aneta Szulakiewicz, Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

Mason Contractors Walkway Design Hardscapes Patio Design Paving Contractors Brick Pavers Stucco & Exterior Coating Contractors Tuck Pointing Building Maintenance Ovens - Brick Pizza Paving Stones Building Materials Concrete Blocks & Shapes Concrete - Stamped & Decorative Fireplaces Exterior Designers Driveway Installation, Paving & Repair Stone Setting Stone Setting - Interlocking Pavers Stone - Natural Building Construction Consultants Building Restoration & Preservation Historical Structure Preservation Building Envelope Restoration Chimney Builders & Repair Concrete Contractors Concrete - Custom Concrete - Restoration, Sealing & Cleaning Contractors - General Masonry Contractors (NAICS: 238140)

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

General Masonry Construction has received 5 out of 5 stars based on 2 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.