Mark Goger Stone Work

Landscape Contractors & Designers
Toronto ON
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Elaine in Toronto
Elaine in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Front and back patio

Mark and Ray did an incredible job on both my front and back patios. Mark had great suggestions with regards to colour and design of the flag stones. He and Ray both went above and beyond and were so pleasant to deal with. I have already recommended them to several friends and will do so in the future.
Elaine Byres

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Sarah & Peter in Toronto
Sarah & Peter in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Flagstone Steps

We would highly recommend Mark for any stonework needed. Mark took a simple approach to the design and had great ideas about possible solutions. The stone looked very natural and was a great addition to the front of our house.

Mark was meticulous and detailed about the planning and building of the steps. Everything fit nicely and came together really well.

We're extremely happy with the finished product!

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Thanks very much Sarah and Peter. Your own close attention to detail helped in our finding a good solution for your unique situation. It was a pleasure working with you.

Casey
Casey
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

stone work

Mark provided an extensive consultation to explore our vision for the backyard. He is absolutely detail oriented, complimented with a creative lens which resulted in an end product that exceeded our expectations. Mark installed a beautiful semi-circular patio, stone bench and walkway. The detail involved in some of the angles is remarkable. We are thrilled with the work and would certainly use Mark again.

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Thank you for your review, Casey. It is much appreciated - as was all the effort and design work you put in to the achievement of your goals. Your help made it easy - in spite of the weather! I am so happy that you are satisfied with what we (!) have accomplished.

Bob in Ottawa
Bob in Ottawa
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Projects (addition, porch, patio, walkway, fountain)

Over the past 20 years we have hired Mark for numerous projects. He installed the exterior stone work for an addition to our family home, repaired our front and back porch and built a flagstone walkway and patio. Most recently he was instrumental in the design and execution of a basalt fountain, the highlight of the backyard. I consider Mark to be a master in stone, highly reliable and a pleasure to work with.

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Thanks very much, Bob. It is always a pleasure to hear from you and see what kind of interesting project you, and your family, have masterminded now. I appreciate your loyalty, friendship, and creative ideas! Looking forward to the next time should the opportunity arise.

Mr. B. in Whitby
Mr. B. in Whitby
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Stone work done professionally

Mark's scope included new stone finish for our old concrete front stair, lifting and relaying interlocking pavers on our walkway, building a new retaining wall and connected steps in our backyard. Mark pre-ordered all required material, the work was started and completed as scheduled. Mark explained his proposed solution at each workphase to us in detail. The finished product looks excellent. Thanks Mark!

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Thank you, Mr. B! The parameters were certainly tight for your project, but with your help as well as your wife's, we were able to make it come together quite well. Thanks again for taking the time to write this review!

Aron Dunn from Toronto
Aron Dunn from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Backyard Landscaping D

My partner and I worked with Mark to excavate and landscape our backyard in the summer of 2018. The previous summer we removed an old fence that effectively doubled the space of the yard. We needed the design and implementation of Mark's stonework to accommodate living, parking and utility spaces in a narrow downtown backyard. Mark was wonderful to work with. He had great ideas about design and materials while being very collaborative and accommodating of our ideas and needs for the space. He was very professional and efficient. He helped craft a solution that worked with our budget. He and his crew executed the design swiftly and effectively. We're so happy with our new back yard. I'd definitely hire Mark again to do work on other parts of our property.

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Thanks very much for that, Aron. I admit that I enjoy working small backyard city spaces like yours. There is no room for non-functional ideas! So, yeah, efficiency and elegance are what matter. This applies everywhere in my view, but your willingness to collaborate and rationally address the space helped bring this view to fruition in your backyard. See you around the neighbourhood . . . !

Ben in Toronto
Ben in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Astonishing Front Walkway

Mark created our new flagstone walkway, and the rockery edging that blends into the existing interlock driveway.

We really appreciate Mark's distinctive layout style that creates pleasant flowing lines and interesting colour combinations.

There are some nice details, especially the elegantly shaped step out to the driveway, and where the flagstones meet up with existing hardscaping such as the interlocking and the concrete steps.

Mark was really great to work with, and came with plenty of solutions on how to deal with fit and integration issues specific to our job.

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Thank you, Ben. Your openness, and your appreciation of the aesthetic possibilities that come with some old-fashioned random flagstone led to, I think, a very pleasing result. Finding the right stone for the right place is key. It takes time, but leads to harmony and flow - and little saw cutting or wastage! It was good to work with you!

Bob & Marney in Scarborough
Bob & Marney in Scarborough
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

New Patio

We googled several companies that specialized in stonework to replace a 50 year old 538 sq. ft. patio plus a section at the back of the garage. We chose Mark strictly because of the complimentary reviews given by previous happy customers and pictures of his work. Mark & his assistants did not disappoint. They proved to be everything their customers said of them, warm, easy to work with, good price and paid meticulous attention to detail leaving the job site clean at the end of the day. Mark also stepped out of his comfort zone working with stone to take on another project for us which turned out to be equally satisfying.
We would highly recommend Mark to anyone looking for excellent workmanship. I would call him again in a heart beat. He does not disappoint.

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Trish in Toronto
Trish in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Backyard walkway and sitting area

Mark did such a beautiful job on my backyard, plus he’s a really nice guy.
He’s an artist and craftsman who takes great pride in his work. It was a true collaboration, as he listened to what I had in mind, but was also able to advise me on design aspects that I was unsure about. A real professional, and a mensch to boot.

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Thanks, Trish. I do find that collaboration helps ensure that the best solutions are found and that good things gets done. You helped make it easy - and a pleasure!

C. Wendt in Toronto
C. Wendt in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Stone entrance-walkway

We recently had the pleasure of working with Mr. Mark Goger.
We contacted Mark for an estimate to install a natural stone front walkway.
He responded the same day was able to promptly provide us a clear and fair estimate… that in itself was a welcome change from other contractor experiences. The dedication and artistry in his approach was most refreshing.
He also worked cleanly and fast… and always with a sense of humour. It was this refreshing work ethic and the excellent quality of the finished project that we really appreciated.
We highly recommend him “officially” on Homestars… and have unofficially recommended him to all of our neighbours who’ve complimented the work as they pass by our house.
Thank you again, Mark.
Cathy & Adam, Toronto

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Thanks so much for your review, Cathy and Adam. It was great working with you. Your attention to detail, your appreciation of the beauty of the stone and how it can be worked, and your helpful input made the circumstances ideal. Thank you for having me!

The reviews on this page are the subjective opinion of the Author and not of HomeStars Inc.

More about Mark Goger Stone Work

Since 1991 Mark has been honing his skills working with natural stone in a landscaping setting. Mark's traditional approach to flagstone patios and walkways, steps and retaining walls means that the tools of choice are chisel and hammer.

This means a dramatic reduction in noise and stone-dust when compared to saw heavy work, but it also means a deeper understanding of the quality and nature of stone and of the character of the space it is designed to inhabit.

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers
SERVICES
natural stone installation
SPECIALITIES
flagstone walks and patios natural stone walls
WEBSITE
http://markgogerstonework.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1991
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