Tar And Chip Ottawa

Paving Contractors
Ottawa ON K1H 8A9
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7.6 10 (14 reviews)

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

Bad installation, bad service, bad warranty

Installed last summer. Had steps and walkway done. Service was great up until I complained that the stairs looked completely awful. False sales pitch that they knew what they were doing. The installation was shawdy. Used a rubber edging that would come off with first shoveling, could see screws, uneven. Just awful. Had them remove the steps work and battled for a refund. Kept the walkway bse it looked good.
Now its post winter and we see soil and salt stains on the walkway so we pull out the pressure washer just as they told us and a lo and behold....no difference. Still soil and salt marks. I email them....no reply!

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Vaughan, ON
8/10

Pure pave driveway replacement

I had my driveway replaced late in the fall of 2020. Service was good from both the sales end as well as the crew. People often stop and look at the driveway and I feel that it definitely increases curb appeal.

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Bex in Ottawa
Bex in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Old Ottawa South Driveway

Tar and Chip Ottawa came highly recommended and delivered a great product and excellent service. Alan and Sanad were very knowledgeable and went the extra mile to make sure everything was properly applied and graded on our shared and challenging lot.
I am an architect and will definitely be looking for opportunities to use both the product and team again!

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Michèle in Brampton
Michèle in Brampton
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Paving driveway and front walk

We highly recommend Tar and Chip Ottawa, our driveway and front walk were completely redone and also extended in October 2020 and we are extremely pleased. We were looking for an alternative to asphalt paving which cracks, heaves, needs yearly sealing and interlocking stones which tend to heave and attracts weeds. The multi-red granite “Purepave” paving looks superb and is porous, anti-slip and does not heave or crack. It is maintenance free and comes with a 10 yr warranty. Many of our neighbours stopped by and told us how beautiful our new driveway looked. I wish to thank Alan Sainsbury for his exact estimate and recommendations, Teresa Dubé for her quick reply to emails and their crew for a great job.

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Glenn McDougall from Gloucester
Glenn McDougall from Gloucester
3 reviews Ottawa, ON
9/10

Driveway Replacement

Professionalism, Quality, Congenial Communication

We contracted with TAC Ottawa to redo our driveway with their revolutionary new PurePave technology. The product utilizes an environmentally friendly material that drains water effectively. The surface is comes in many different colours, will not crack from the thaw/freeze cycle in Canadian winters and the curb appeal is fantastic. Strongly recommend this product and TAC Ottawa to install it for you..

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Serge in Toronto
Serge in Toronto
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
5/10

Warranty not favored

After a year a few cracks appeared on the driveway and also stones started to be missing from the surface after winter. All this should be covered with warranty. I was promised repairs in fall 2018, however, the season ended early, so they moved me to spring 2019. Now it's September 2019 and they never came back. They no longer respond to emails or return the calls

Edit: the repairs finally took place in October 2019. They also put a new layer of finish to protect the stones from falling out from the surface, which were quite noticeable after 3-4 years of having the driveway. Now the driveway looks much better.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Fsteh in Ottawa
Fsteh in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
8/10

Tar and Chip Ottawa

I would have given 5 stars but the schedule of installation was delayed and the communication with Tar and Chip was very difficult.

Promises to return phone calls were never kept.

The driveway is the talk of the neighbour hood and we have had numerous positive comments and have spent hours explaining the
product and procedure of the install.

I would recommend this product as an alternative to interlock as the price is comparable.

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Janice, A Touch of Design in Calabogie
Janice, A Touch of Design in Calabogie
2 reviews Calabogie, ON

First Review

6/10

Problems at this point

We had our driveway done last Fall. TAC Ottawa did a nice job. We were assured it would stand up to snowplowing and normal wear and tear. Unfortunately, the new lawn we had seeded last Fall now is scattered with loose stones from our snowblower this past Winter, and there are several ruts in the driveway as well as collapsed edges, both from a delivery of top soil last week, as well as from normal driving of our vehicles into the garage. We sent an email hoping to get a response to our problem 9 days ago, but so far no word back. I'll be happy to update my review if more positive results are forthcoming and lasting.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Maarten Bakker in Ottawa
Maarten Bakker in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

New Gemstone Driveway

Well I just got a new driveway from TAC Ottawa. Called Gemstone it looks great and is a conversation piece in the neighbourhood. Gemstone allows a personized approach to various colour offerings for your driveway to coordinate with your house brick and surroundings. When researching this novel driveway covering I had to get reassurance from the company that it would stand up to snow removal in the winter with a blower. Plough probably will be too damaging. And being impatient I was not always that understanding of weather related delays. Nevertheless, TAC Ottawa did show up on the days they said they would to do the work. An additional selling feature is the company’s 2 year proactive warranty which provides assurance of any required aftercare if necessary.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Ottawa, ON
8/10

driveway and walkway

TAC surfaced our driveway and also a walkway and patio. The driveway is the standard TAC black, the other two surfaces are the more decorative stone finish. They were courteous and responsive. They helped us solve tricky design problems, and the finished project looks great. We would recommend this company.

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