Boston Brick and Stone

Located in Pasadena, Boston Brick & Stone is LA's most trusted contractor for all chimney and fireplace restorations and repairs, as well as driveways, patios, built-in outdoor BBQ's, outdoor kitchens, outdoor fireplaces, outdoor steps, walkways and paths, retaining walls, and driveways. Virtually all masonry and stonework.

Boston Brick & Stone is a fully licensed and bonded contractor, specializing in work that involves brick, stone and concrete. We do construction, restoration, repair, maintenance and inspection work for residents in the Greater Los Angeles region.

As a family owned business – run by Dave and Karen Laverdiere – Boston Brick & Stone prides itself of the quality of work and service provided. Recognized as one of the top names in chimney construction, repair, restoration, inspection and cleaning, the team from Boston Brick & Stone has received several awards for their outstanding service.

The awards received by us include multiple years where we were named the Angie's List Super Service Award for chimney repair, Best of Pasadena for chimney contractors in 2008 and the Best of LA for chimney contractors.

We are recognized as one of the best and most accomplished companies for brick, stone and concrete in the region. Being a leader in the industry, Dave Laverdiere is the author of The Chimney Specialists Code of Ethics, a 17-point guide for professionals in the chimney and fireplace industry. This guide sets down a code of ethics and professionalism that are intended to improve standards in the industry.

If you need work on your chimney, driveway, patio or any other project that involves brick, stone or concrete, Boston Brick & Stone is the top choice for homeowners and businesses in the Los Angeles area.

Angie's List Super Service Award

Boston Brick & Stone has been awarded the Angie's List Super Service Award for Chimney Repair on multiple occasions.

Best of Pasadena – Chimney Contractors

Boston Brick and Stone was awarded Best Chimney Contractor in Pasadena by the US Local Business Association.

Best of LA®: Best Chimney Restoration

Awarded best Chimney Restoration in the city, after being recommended by the Pasadena Heritage and West Adams Heritage associations

Top Ten in Home Decor – Mountain Views News

Awarded best Chimney Restoration in the city, after being recommended by the Pasadena Heritage and West Adams Heritage associations.

Dave Laverdiere


Dave Laverdiere is also the author of The Chimney Specialist's Code of Ethics, which is a 17-point reference for the chimney and fireplace industry. The document details a uniform standard of professional chimney and fireplace ethical practices regarding quality, safety and pricing. It is also the foundation upon which all Boston Brick & Stone masons operate. Click to read The Chimney Specialist's Code of Ethics.

Our History

How we evolved into the top fireplace, chimney and restoration company in Los Angeles.


See what Los Angeles customers and businesses say about our services.

Press and Awards

News coverage, rewards from the city, HGTV coverage about Boston Brick & Stone.


Frequently asked questions about masonry and chimney services

Our Blog

News and Tips on fireplaces/chimneys, masonry, outdoor living and more.

Boston Brick & Stone Mission

“To design and operate our organization so that every one of our customers is comfortable with their decision to use us.”

We accomplish this daily by ensuring that every member of Boston Brick & Stone assigns the highest priority to the following points:

  • Exceed the customer's expectations
  • Be honest at all times
  • Deliver what we promise
  • Take responsibility for our mistakes
  • Keep and be on time for all appointments
  • Return all communication promptly

We strongly believe in communication and we will never lose sight of the fact we are working on a person's home.

What our clients say

"Thanks to Boston Brick & Stone's EXCELLENT inspections of the chimney/fireplace and the foundation, I was able to make an informed decision about a home purchase. The pictures and diagram included in my report spoke a thousand words and perhaps, literally, may have saved my life."

- D.B

"I would give Boston Brick & Stone something better than an A. They were the best company that I ever dealt with for anything. They took care of everything. They came according to my schedules. Golden Angie's list and golden golden company."

- J.M

"They included rebar which was not incorporated in the original construction. Brilliant craftsmen! Responded promptly, Gave an estimate and stuck to it. Continued to work in a rainstorm by placing a plastic tent over the work area. I would use them again and recommend them to anyone who will listen."

- S.W

"Nancy and I would like to thank you and the whole team at Boston Brick & Stone for our new chimney and front walkway. This was an exceptionally positive experience for us. Your company's professionalism and focus on detail and workmanship is refreshing and appreciated. "

- J. & N.G

"I was quite pleased with the work Boston Brick and Stone did in my garage and of my driveway. I was taken to their shop and got to meet everyone. I had changed my mind several times on trying to decide somethings during the processes and they were more that willing to adjust to suit my needs. I would recommend them for your home improvement projects anytime."

- E.S

"I had been in the process of buying a new home and was told by our home inspector that it would be advisable to receive a chimney inspection. So, I called Boston Brick & Stone and they were able to send someone out the very next day. The inspector was very courteous and professional he answered all my questions, I was very happy with this service."

- L.K

"The work on our two chimneys was an extensive job that we were not looking forward to. But the company's service was thorough, and the work crew was excellent. Always on time and courteous, they kept the work sites shockingly clean. A pleasant surprise!"

- N.R

"Boston Brick rebuilt the fire box in our fireplace and made some repairs to the chimney. During the job, they took care to minimize the mess they created. They cleaned up carefully afterward. All their dealings with us were polite and professional. The work itself looks solid. I would use them again. "

- D.H.B

"They were always here on time. They took our basic idea of what we thought needed to be done and turned it into just a wonderful, wonderful project that was more than what we had expected"

- A.B. | Homeowner

"My wife and I couldn't be more pleased with the work that was done to our new patio. It looks far better than we envisioned. The attention to detail, especially around the steps, is simply amazing. Boston Brick & Stone showed expertise in their field, beyond others. Its a new flagstone patio that we are in love with. The workers were diligent and cleaned up completely at the end of the job. Highly recommended. "

- A.N

Some of Our customers