Groundscape Construction Inc.

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Toronto ON M5R 2E2
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Jen in Edison
Jen in Edison
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Backyard landscaping

Groundscape is incredible. Let us save you the trouble of all the research. You will not be disappointed. We ‘interviewed’ numerous contractors when we were considering landscaping our backyard. As soon as Sal came by to discuss what we might want, we knew right away this was the team we need. We were somewhat clueless as to what we wanted exactly but Sal was able to give us lots of ideas with no bias and was comfortable answering the numerous questions we had lined up for him. When the time came the crew showed up on time 6 days a week until the job was complete. It was a fantastic group to work with and a special thank you to Sal, Mike, Mike, Jordan and Robert who worked so hard every day to give us the backyard of our dreams. They really are perfectionists which made us so comfortable in every aspect of the job. Even in the time of Covid and social distancing the guys kept their distance and wore face masks throughout. Everything was taken care of by the crew and they were all on site (including the owner and foreman) every single day. I can’t wait until we landscape the front yard because we truly look forward to working with Groundscape in the future.
Thank you guys!
Jen and Herb

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Interlock walkways, stone steps and small patio

Beautiful work exceeded my expectations. Job entailed replacing old walkways with Interlock, building a small patio area for BBQ, and covering front steps with stone. Sal (business owner) designed Interlock patterns, coordinated all aspects of the project, worked with the team and remained on the job throughout. Great attention to detail and meticulous. Highly skilled, professional, hardworking crew, and polite. Superior cleanup daily. Job completed on time to high standards. Highly recommend.

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Dan_S in Old Toronto
Dan_S in Old Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Landscape entire front yard

We first encountered Sal walking our then-newborn son past a project they were completing in our neighbourhood. The diligence and friendless of the Groundscape crew stuck with us, so a year later when it came time to look for a landscaper to overhaul our front yard we reached out to Sal, and we are very thankful we did. From our first meeting it was clear Sal was an experienced contractor who took a personal interest in all his projects and clients, and that showed throughout the entire process which included several unforeseen developments and frustrations as the project went along. At every twist and turn Sal worked tirelessly to find a solution that fit our vision. In particular, we appreciated how equally flexible Sal was pushing us in a few design choices (that worked out spectacularly) and letting us guide some material choice which I think he would agree turned out great as well. The only reason I would hesitate recommending Groundscape would be to make sure they are available for any future work we need! 

I highly recommend Groundscape for all your landscaping needs, big or small.

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Thank you so much for the fantastic review Dan!
It was such a pleasure working with you and your family on this exciting front yard project. The new flagstone steps and porch are such a elegant touch and the new raised garden walls are stunning and truly compliment your beautiful home. We cant wait to see all the beautiful plants in the spring!

E Tao from Toronto
E Tao from Toronto
5 reviews Toronto, ON
9/10

Backyard reno

Sal and his crew were such a pleasure to work with. From the beginning quotation process to the completion of the project, they were always courteous and professional. The crew came early each day and were hard at work the whole day. We can't wait to make use of our new back yard! I would definitely recommend them if you're considering a landscaping project.

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Thank you so much for the amazing review Eva. We are truly thankful that you chose our company to work on your amazing backyard project in the beaches. It was so much fun creating such a oasis in the city in your backyard and we hope your family truly enjoys summers in the backyard for years to come!

ggolea0420 in Mississauga
ggolea0420 in Mississauga
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Excellent Customer Service, Quality Work, Awesome Experience!

We needed to refresh and add more curb appeal to our front steps and walkway as they had not been touched in over 25 years. From our initital meeting with Sal LaVerde, we knew Groundscape Construction was for us. Even though our project was small by construction company standards, Sal was very responsive to our needs, taking time to explain every phase of work that would be done, answering our questions and providing us with honest recommendations. Sal's crew was also amazing--courteous, professional, and attentive to detail. When the work was completed, they left things neat and orderly. We couldn't be happier with the finished project! A special shout out goes to Papa LaVerde--Sal's dad--whom we also had the pleasure of meeting during the construction phase of our project! It was very obvious from where Sal gets his strong work ethic. Based on our very positive experience, we highly recommend Groundscape Construction!

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Thank you so much for the incredible review Tony!
We truly appreciate all the kind words and we are so happy that you chose our company to give you the perfect front yard and entrance. The new stone walkway truly compliments your home and creates such a inviting wow factor!

Debbie P.  in Old Toronto
Debbie P. in Old Toronto
0 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Setting the Standard for Excellence

When I receive exceptional customer service in this day and age, I have to shout it from the roof tops.

Groundscape Construction Inc. truly sets the standard for excellence in landscaping! The quality, efficiency, professionalism and timeliness is simply outstanding.

I've attached a picture of the before and after - my neighbors are in shock (and a little jealous). :0)

I want to thank Sal La Verde, Mike, Mike, Jr and Mr. La Verde, for their hard work and passion.

Sal, don't ever doubt it - God has blessed you, my friend!

Wishing you and your team continued health and success!

Sincerely,
Debbie Patterson

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such an amazing review Debbie.
It was such a pleasure working with you throughout your backyard transformation. Your backyard is now an oasis for you to enjoy those summer days and evenings with family and friends. We love the way your new patio looks and the raised garden pots add the perfect touch!

Andy in Etobicoke
Andy in Etobicoke
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Dream Home Landscape Realized

Sal and his crew were amazing and we couldn't be happier with the finished project! From the initial meeting, to concept, to construction and completion, Sal was so easy to deal with, incredibly responsive, honest and easy to talk to. The professionalism and attention to detail of the entire crew was very impressive and they all made their best efforts to accommodate our needs and wishes as best they could. They were always open and suggestive of ideas in order to create our dream landscape with keeping our budget in mind. Most importantly, everyone that worked on our project from the crew to the contractors were all good people which is just a reflection of the standards that Sal upholds. We highly recommend Groundscape for any landscape work as we had an extremely positive and collaborative experience.

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Thank you so much for the amazing review Andy!
This project was a very difficult project which took a lot of planning and thinking outside the box. In the end your backyard was transformed into the most incredible backyard oasis with the "WOW" factor every time you enter the backyard. The new composite deck gives you the feeling like you are at the cottage and the backyard patio and walkways along with the stone garden walls and makes the space comfortable and inviting. The landscape lighting throughout the backyard looks incredible. We hope you and your family enjoy your new backyard for many years to come.

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

Backyard patio and driveway.

Sal and his credit a fantastic job building the patio of our dreams. Suggestions for improvement and attention to detail exceeded our expectations. Workers were polite and professional at all times, did an excellent job cleaning up every day and were respectful of neighbors. We worked together towards achieving a final product that is beyond what we envisioned. Would highly recommend Groundscape and their team!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such an amazing review Robert!
We still to this day talk about your show stopping landscape project. When people say their backyard is too small to landscape we show them your masterpiece and they quickly change their minds. Your stunning backyard is the perfect example of the ultimate small backyard oasis in the city. Every detail that went into this incredible backyard shocks each person who enters. The custom cedar pergola along with the large detailed patio and raised garden walls makes the space look so large. The lush landscaping makes you feel as if you are visiting your cottage in the summer. The new stone driveway will have cars stopping all day to admire. We are truly proud of what we created for your beautiful home.

anna
anna
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Porch Steps and Backyard patio

Sal and his team is absolutely fantastic. We did roughly around 7 quotes to have our front steps, along the house and patio redone. Even though Sal's quote was not the cheapest, i would say medium range, we decided to go with him. His professionalism, wealth of knowledge, creative approach and attention to details made me stand out. As with any project, there were some unanticipated issues that were surfacing and Sal went over and beyond to recommend the best approach and was very nice to even a big discount for something that we did not plan to do but he said that he would better give discount to make it right and beautiful then to make it cheaper. Thank you. Sal and his team worked very hard to have the job done properly and did not rush to make it faster. Very respectful team. Cleaned the area every day after work. We enjoyed having this team work at our house. We now recommend Sal to everyone. Thank you for your great service. Anna

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Thank you for the amazing review Anna. We are so happy that you chose our company to work on your landscape project. We are so happy that our design worked so well to compliment your beautiful home. The stone walkways & backyard patio create such a inviting space for you and your family to enjoy and the front flagstone porch and stairs are the perfect elegant touch needed to compliment your beautiful home.

GaryK in Brampton
GaryK in Brampton
2 reviews Brampton, ON
10/10

Backyard Enhancement

Sal and his team Mike, Vito, David and Jordan were absolutely amazing and produced a product we will be proud of for years to come. It started with the visit to discuss our ideas, every home owner desires the Taj Mahal but the reality is quite different. Sal worked with us to produce a concept which met our vision without breaking the bank. The attention to detail from selection and recommendation of materials, subsurface preparation, the extensive weeping tile system, organizing of their trailer, delivery and storage of material down to the final cleaning after completion was truly impressive and appreciated resulting in the confidence that Sal and his team knew what they were doing and the final product would be built to last. Access was their greatest challenge as the fence was already in place (only 4’ clearance), which meant they had to wheel barrow materials in and out up a ravine (these guys are truly workhorses). Despite these challenges the pace at which they worked was much faster than expected. The hardscaping in particular; patio, stepping stone and the masterpiece steps have exceeded expectations, could not be happier. There is no hesitation is recommending Sal and his team, the final product will be well worth it. Quality is always in demand; I would strongly advise contacting at least the Fall before in order to ensure a spot can be booked the following Spring/Summer. Thank you once again Sal, Mike, Vito, David and Jordan.

Gary & Shanti

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Thank you so much for this incredible review Gary & Shanti.
Your project was so much fun and we truly enjoyed creating your backyard oasis!
We look forward to working with you again in the future!
Thank you once again.

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More about Groundscape Construction Inc.

GroundScape Construction Inc. is a Award Winning Landscape Company servicing the GTA since 1999. We specialize in all aspects of Landscaping with many years of experience accompanied with a very talented team which will make sure your home will stand out from the rest. Weather you are looking for a elegant front entrance or dream backyard we will guide you through a smooth process working together with you to ensure your landscaping needs and wants are achieved with the highest quality possible.

Services Include:

Complete Landscape Projects
Landscape Design and Re-Design
Garden Design & Installations
Landscape/Outdoor Lighting
Building & Construction
Landscaping/Grading/Excavation
Retaining Walls/Stone Feature Walls, Stone Columns
Interlocking Driveways,Patios, Pool Surrounds & Walkways
Stonework
Flagstone Porches, Walkways, Patios & Pool Surrounds
Water Features
Fencing
Decks
Pergolas/Pavilions/Custom Sheds/Pool Cabanas
Concrete Work
Steps
Rock Features...and more!

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers, Concrete Contractors, Interlocking Stone, and Landscape Architects
PRODUCTS
Interlock, Flagstone, Armour Stone, Concrete, Sod, Plants/Trees, irrigation systems, Landscape Lighting.
SERVICES
Landscape Design & Construction: Patios, Walkways, Driveways, Steps, Decks, Fences, Wood Structures, Pergolas, Pavilions, Sheds, Flagstone Porches, Flagstone Walkways, Flagstone Patios, Pools, pool Surrounds, Natural Stone, Sodding, Garden Design, Planting Trees/Shrubs/Perennials, Retaining Walls, Outdoor Fireplaces, Stone BBQ's, Landscape Lighting (12v LED), Excavation Services.
BRANDS
Unilock, Permacon, Oaks, Techo-Bloc, Banas Stone, Oakville Stone, In-Lite,Linzel.
SPECIALITIES
Interlocking, Flagstone, Wood Structures, Landscape Lighting, Pergolas, Pavilions, Cabanas, Decks.
WEBSITE
http://www.groundscape.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1999
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
6
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque or cash
MEMBERSHIPS
Landscape Ontario, Better Business Bureau, Brampton Board of Trade, Trustedpros.ca
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
$5,000
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 Year Workmanship Warranty
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