Classic Pools & Landscaping Inc.

Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs
Pickering ON L1V 3M9
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Private User
Private User reviews Whitby, ON
10/10

Backyard / Pool Reno

Greg and Dave did a wonderful job transforming our backyard. We bought our house 6 years ago and the backyard has been a pain point since we moved in - hadn’t been touched in 20 or so years. They made our vision a reality. The backyard has now become an extension of our home where we spend the majority of our time. The work started in late October and was immediately impacted by an early snowfall. I was impressed to see their dedication in working through all types of weather. Given the winter hiatus in the project, it finished just in time for us to enjoy this summer and during a pandemic, it’s pretty nice to have this backyard to enjoy. Would definitely recommend their services - like any large project, just be prepared for some minor inconveniences along the way. Clearly the renovation cost more than $1.00 but prefer not to disclose that here.

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Hi Dave & Jessie, when I first saw the existing pool, it was obvious that the Full-L was not the best fit. Transforming it to a Rectangle with stairs across the width of the shallow end, made all the difference. It was a pleasure working with you. Enjoy this exceptional summer! Cheers, Greg, Dave & Crew.

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Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
4/10

Swimming pool and interlocking stones around pool

Not impressed or very satisfied with this company at all. Pool built five years ago and opened four years ago. Initially we were sold on this company by a very charming saleslady and we had high hopes on getting the pool
built by a professional company. Everythingg seemed like a hassle to get done. Company acted as if they were doing us a favour by building us a pool and taking our money. When foundation wall was exposed, when digging ditch for re routing Hydro line, we enquired if they could waterproof exposed brick. We were told that they could and would, but to our disappointment, the job they did was shoddy, not properly sealed but a piece of rubber laid against the wall and propped up by sand! If they could not waterproof wall they should have said so and we would have hired someone else to do the waterproofing , as the ditch was open for a few weeks. Interlocking stones never properly installed. Granted Hydro line had to be re- routed, and some sinking would occur.
They came back the following year to complete interlocking but to this day we are still having problems with sinking, uneven interlocking stones.
Very disappointed and would not recommend this company.

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Hello Anonymous, we cannot respond as we don't know who you are.

Shawn Pollock in Pickering
Shawn Pollock in Pickering
3 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

Pool and backyard oasis

I chose Greg, Dave and crew because of their previous work and the decades in the business. This size of investment demands a due diligence in choosing a great vendor!

Before starting the work, Greg presented an amazing drawing of what he had in mind for our backyard. Needless to say, we couldn't have imagined it better. The work started late due to a delayed and very wet spring but once started, it was 3 weeks from nothing to fully finished! Our kids love the pool and we've had some great pool parties. Im looking forward to years more of the same.

Their work ethic, professionalism and attention to detail was first class.

Choose Classic Pools and Landscaping if you want peace of mind and an expectation of first class service.

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Hi Shawn & Paula, Thanks for your kind words. We enjoyed working on your project, using the different stone and materials you chose. Looks awesome. Turn on the sunshine, and get your pool party started!
Cheers, Greg, Dave & crew

Keri
Keri
0 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

Front Yard

We had Classic Pools recently landscape our front yard. They did our backyard and pool 3 years ago and we were very happy with that job, so we had them come do our front. Classic pools is a one stop shop... design, build and plant which makes it very convenient and they focus on one job at a tIme. The crew is great and super easy to deal with. I would highly recommend!

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Hi Keri & Tom,
Well here we are again, 3 years later... (:)
It was a joy working with you both!
Your property looks grand and inviting with the addition of the wide brick border along the driveway, as well as the raised garden, 3 gorgeous Japanese Katsura Trees and plantings. Cheers, Greg, Dave & crew.

SC in Etobicoke
SC in Etobicoke
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Backyard renovation

We had a great experience with Classic Pools & Landscaping and would recommend them without hesitation. The project completed was a significant yard renovation (land clearing, new fence, pool installation, stonework and complete landscaping). The entire team was a pleasure to work with, friendly, courteous and highly professional. They were quick to respond to our questions and readily spent time explaining various components of the work if we raised any concerns or had additional questions. The project timeline was adhered to and the final product delivered within days of what was promised. They are quick to stand behind their promise of quality work and have returned to address minor deficiencies (warped cedar board that kept the new gate from closing correctly). The pool was completed last summer (2018) and as new pool owners, we continue to be impressed with the work and Greg’s responsiveness to our questions and issues. We are thrilled with the work completed and the look and ambiance of the backyard they created.

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Hello Sonja & Darcy, You are right, it is quite the transformation from your original backyard to your fabulous new 'Resort'! It was a pleasure working with you and we love the results. Cheers, Greg Dave & crew.

Claudia in Thornhill
Claudia in Thornhill
3 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Backyard and swimming pool makeover

We selected Classic Pools for two main reasons: it was an all-in package (full pool reno, building a fence and retaining wall, laying pavers, landscaping), but most importantly, because from the first meeting, we really liked Greg and we felt that we could trust him. We also liked the fact that we were dealing with a small company, and we expected them to take pride in their work and perform it at very high standards. We were right!! High marks to Dave and his two guys for their workmanship. They were always respectful, courteous and professional in their management and execution of all the tasks. It was a lot of work, and the team managed to do it in the timeframe they said they would do it.

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Hi Claudia & Ovis, Your choice of materials and finishes really looks grand. The plantings were the perfect finishing touch. It was a pleasure working with you to create your private oasis.
Cheers, Greg, Dave & crew.

Gasper in Pickering
Gasper in Pickering
0 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

Complete Backyard Makeover

A big thank you to Greg, Dave and Connor for transforming our backyard into a summer oasis. Right from our first meeting with Greg to the daily work carried out by Dave and Connor to the last day the crew was on the job, these guys were top notch. Before hiring Classic Pools to install our pool and complete our landscaping I knew nothing about pools and/or pool companies in the Toronto Area. We decided to move ahead with Classic Pools because they knew exactly what we wanted and they were knowledgeable about pool installations and landscaping in general. Classic Pools completed our job on time and on budget (which is a rare occurrence for any contractor you hire these days) and worked with us to ensure that our family received what we envisioned. We have been using the pool the entire summer and we are loving every minute of it. The service Greg and Dave provide is excellent and doesn't end after they leave the job as Greg is always willing and ready to answer the typical pool questions that pool owners have after the job is complete. I based this hire off of reviews and reference checks and we are more than happy with how this process went. I would highly recommend the Classic Pools team for your backyard renovation!! A big thank you again to Greg, Dave and Connor for a job well done!

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Hi Gasper & Christina, it was a pleasure to create your vision! Much appreciate your kind words.
Merci beaucoup! Greg, Dave and the crew.

Peter P.
Peter P.
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Pool and Backyard Landscaping

Greg, Dave, and their crew did a fantastic job with our backyard renovation. We only had a 25' deep lot to work with, but Greg helped design a beautiful 14 x 28' rectangular pool and seating area. Previously we had an issue with poor sloping and water ponding in certain areas of the backyard, and between the retaining wall, re-grading, and new interlocking, that is no longer a problem. Classic Pools and Landscaping performed the work on time and within our budget. Dave's team was very neat, courteous, and professional - they know their stuff. They turned our "blah" backyard into a beautiful Oasis. I would strongly recommend them for those considering adding a pool and landscaping.

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Hello Peter and Frache, We much appreciate your review. The black natural stone coping and the sheer descent waterfalls add a soothing element and really makes your outdoor space unique. Enjoy!
Greg, Dave & the crew.

Lorraine G.
Lorraine G.
7 reviews Whitby, ON
10/10

The classic pool I always wanted

I had quotes with a few companies but I loved the pics of Classic Pools' previous work and I knew they could build exactly what I needed. Plus I talked with other homeowners and they had no issues with their pools. It's not easy trusting your dreams to someone else but in the end Greg, Dave and their team made it happen. Every time I come home, every time I go in my backyard - I simply love it. Dave was onsite everyday and was amazing with my questions, comments, and concerns. He always put my mind at ease, and understood my focus on details. The retaining wall is just awesome and now our backyard is so much bigger. In a small space like ours, it was entirely worth it and we use our yard year round. And I have the confidence that Greg and his team are only a phone call away should I ever have a question. I like that! Thank you all!!

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Hello Lorraine, much appreciate your kind words. The unique natural stone retaining wall with sheer descent waterfalls add wonderful sound and create the perfect finishing touch.
Enjoy!
Greg, Dave & the crew.

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

New Pool and Outdoor Living Space

Greg and his crew did an amazing job in transforming our backyard into an outdoor oasis. Greg and Martine listened very carefully to what we wanted and never said that it could not be done! Even the inground built in stairs! The landscaping along with the stonework were also completed by them and everything was done on time without delays! Would definitely recommend them!
Sivan and Chris

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Hello Sivan and Chris,
Your project was unique as it involved creating stairs across the entire width of the pool, the clean lines of the pool and landscaping showcasing modern aesthetics. Further, the outdoor fireplace with natural stone surround looks stunning.
Have a wonderful summer!
Greg, Dave, Martine & the crew.

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More about Classic Pools & Landscaping Inc.

We have been building, renovating and landscaping in Durham Region and the Greater Toronto area for over 20 years. We design and build the entire project including full plantings to complement your stonework. We create stunning waterfalls.

We are an in-ground pool builder and landscaper offering complete landscape design and construction services including; interlocking brick and natural stone patios, terraces, and retaining walls. We also provide plantings to complement your hardscape.

As the surrounding landscape can adversely affect the integrity of the pool structure we prefer to complete the entire project. Although this limits the number of pools we can build it ensures the longevity of our work and our reputation.

CATEGORIES
Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs
PRODUCTS
In-ground Swimming pools, Water features, Waterfalls, Plants & trees, Interlock pavers, Natural stone, Patios, Terraces, Retaining walls
SERVICES
In-ground swimming pool design & construction. Landscape design and construction. Full service design & plant.
BRANDS
Hayward
SPECIALITIES
Difficult access, Water falls, Full plantings & Landscaping, Natural Stone work, Interlocking stone & Pavers, Retaining Walls
WEBSITE
http://www.classicpools.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
25
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
5
RETURN POLICY
Cheque
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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