Land Escapes Durham

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Geoffrey and Susanne in Ajax
Geoffrey and Susanne in Ajax
0 reviews Ajax, ON
10/10

Backyard Patio and Retaining Wall

We used Land Escapes Durham for our Backyard Patio and Retaining Wall project, we couldn't have made a better decision. First we met with Chris who helped us design our new Patio, select the stone and presented us with three estimates. That's how we picked Ryan and Matt at Land Escapes Durham. Chris was in constant communication with us before, during and after the project completion. We could get in touch with Chris and Ryan at any time day or night and they would always answer our question right away. Ryan and Matt's attention to detail and the exceptional quality of workmanship was far more than we expected. Both take tremendous pride in their work and it shows throughout the project. Ryan and Matt worked 10 hour days and never did we see them take breaks. They were very respectful of our property and cleaned up the site at the end of each day. It was an absolute pleasure having Ryan and Matt work for us.
We used to look at our backyard and found excuses not to go out there but Ryan and Matt transformed our backyard into a new living space. Now we use it every time we get a chance and we added to the resale value of our house. We highly recommend Land Escapes Durham and we will be using them for any work we need done in the future.
Thank you Chris, Ryan and Matt

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Geoff and Susanne,
Thank you for taking the time to write this review.
We take pride in our craftsmanship, attention to detail and cleanliness on every job and it is really nice when we get feedback like this. We treat your home as if it were our own.
Your patio and wall look fantastic and we look forward to completing your front yard at a later date.
Thank you very much for your hospitality and the gifts at the end of the job. Much appreciated!
Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham

trafficmancanada
trafficmancanada
5 reviews Ajax, ON
10/10

Front steps, path, driveway interlock, and sod

Ryan and Matt showed great care and attention to detail from beginning to end. Ryan did a great design (drawing first, so we could see what things would look like), helped us pick the steps and stones best suited for what we wanted, and did a great job excavating, leveling, and laying the stonework, steps, and sod with minimal waste. They cleaned up thoroughly at the end of each day, and we are thrilled with the final result. Highly recommend!

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We really appreciate you taking the time to write this review. We are very happy with the transformation of your front yard. We look forward to working with you again in the future!
Matt and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

M&M in Whitby
M&M in Whitby
1 review Whitby, ON
10/10

Highly Recommended

Ryan and Matt did an excellent job on our front landscaping. They were easy to work with, patient and friendly. Their work site was clean and safe. Ryan had some great design ideas, always paying attention to detail. Fair value for a high level of craftsmanship. We have already recommended them to family and friends who would agree with the same!

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Thank you very much for a great review. We really appreciate you recommending us to your family and friends. We look forward to completing your backyard project!
Matt and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

Jennifer in Toronto
Jennifer in Toronto
1 review Oshawa, ON
10/10

Incredible job! couldn't be more thrilled!

Our project was a large undertaking. I must have asked a million questions and Ryan patiently answered all of them. They did a incredible job. Professional, prompt, hardworking and always pleasant.

We have had a non stop stream of neighbors stopping in front of the house to admire their work and ask for Ryan and Matt's company information.

We will be hiring them to do the back yard next summer as well. We couldn't be more pleased. Please note in final photos driveway has not yet been paved, we chose to wait until spring, after house renos are done so heavy equipment and dumpsters wouldn't damage it.

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It was a pleasure to transform your front yard into a welcoming place to come home. Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to your backyard project next year!
All the best.
Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham

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

Happy customers

We had great experience with this company. Our project wasn't a big one-2 days only, but it was treated with respect,knowledge, excellent craftsmanship, and in a timely manner.
We had interlock done around our new porch and back door. Our leaking basement problem was addressed as well during installation as well as a blocked drain pipe.
Part of the lawn leveled up and new sod installed.
Our front steps leveled. Matt came with some design ideas I didn't think of. And outcome was great.
If we ever have to do any landscaping in the future this is the company we will go with. No more shopping around.
Thank you Ryan and Matt.

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Big or small, we strive to treat every project we complete as if it were our own home. Your backyard looks fantastic. We really appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Enjoy your new outdoor space!
Ryan and Matt Darling,
Land Escapes Durham

Aminda from Ajax
Aminda from Ajax
1 review Ajax, ON
10/10

Modern Contemporary Backyard

We felt very comfortable with Matt from the first time we spoke to him. He listened to our ideas, patiently revised the backyard design several times and always had our best interests at heart. The work started on time, the workmanship and quality is exceptional.
The backyard turned out to be exactly what we wanted, modern, simplistic, clean and neat. The pergola, Stone patio, artificial grass and the flower bed looks amazing and we can’t wait to use this backyard next summer.
Thanks again Matt and Ryan

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Thanks so much for the kind words Aminda. It was a pleasure to work with you. We hope you enjoy your low maintenance landscape for many years! Thanks for taking the time to write a review.
Matt Darling and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

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

Backyard landscaping

I am a difficult person to please as I expect quality work and professionalism and don't accept much less.

Land Escapes met all my expectations and did exactly what they said they were going to do. They were on time, clean and professional throughout the job.

It seems it's harder these days to find honest, knowledgable, hard working people. Matt and Ryan are exactly that.

They show pride in their work and have an invested interest in their business.

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Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad we could meet your expectations and the job turned out fantastic. It was a pleasure meeting you both and thanks for the hospitality while we were there.
Matt and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

Michelle
Michelle
5 reviews Oshawa, ON
10/10

Very happy customers!

We hired Land Escapes Durham to widen our driveway and add a retaining wall. We were very happy with the timeliness and quality of the work and the level of professionalism. They were quick to provide a quote and respond to any inquiries throughout the project. The work was finished sooner than expected! We would definitely recommend Land Escapes Durham and would happily hire them again.

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Thank you very much for the compliments. It is great to hear we exceeded all of your expectations. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we look forward to working with you again in the future!
Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham

Landscaping in Oshawa
Landscaping in Oshawa
1 review Oshawa, ON
10/10

Landscaping Project

We recently hired Land Escapes to complete a very large landscaping project. Ryan & Matt were very professional & went to great lengths to resolved various detailed issues & recommend solutions.
We are very pleased with the overall project & would highly recommend
them.

Debbie & Jim

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Thank you very much for writing a review. Your project was a challenge that is for sure! We love the way it turned out. We hope you enjoy it for years to come!
Take care.
Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham.

Nelson in Oshawa
Nelson in Oshawa
1 review Newcastle, ON
10/10

Front walkway, driveway widening, landscaping

We are very lucky that we chose Land Escapes Durham to do our landscaping. Their price was more than reasonable but what sold us was Matt's design and explanation of a grading issue that we otherwise would have been unaware of. Matt and Ryan worked quietly and efficiently (my toddler never woke up from his nap despite his window being right above the work area) and I was impressed by how patient and thorough they were prepping the base for our interlock. No short cuts taken and we love the final product. It was the final piece to make our house a home and we would 100% recommend them to anyone looking to have work done.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Thanks so much for the kind words! We are very happy with the outcome of your project as well.
As parents, we understand all too well how important nap time is! Glad we weren't too disruptive.
Thanks again for your business, we hope to see you around your neighbourhood next season!
Best regards,
Matt Darling and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

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More about Land Escapes Durham

At Land Escapes Durham, creativity, craftsmanship and customer satisfaction are the tenets of our business. We strive to set ourselves apart by creating beautiful outdoor living spaces that are built better, and last longer. When you choose Land Escapes Durham, your project will be completed start to finish by landscape professionals with over 30 years experience in the Durham Region, not summer students or hired help. Whether you need to spruce up the front yard for added curb appeal, or to create a backyard escape for entertaining or relaxing, we would love to work with you on any of the following projects :

Interlocking walkways, driveways, patios
Retaining walls, armour stone walls
Natural stone/flagstone
Gardens/planting
Grading/sodding/drainage
Waterfalls/water features
Indoor and outdoor stone masonry
Decks
Outdoor living features (kitchens, fireplaces etc..)

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers
SERVICES
Build Custom Arbor, Pergola, or Trellis Landscape Architect Brick and Stone Flatwork Repair Brick and Stone Stairs, Walks and Patios Landscape Designs Major Grading Excavation Landscaping for Yard or Garden Install Synthetic Grass for Putting Greens, Play Areas, etc. Minor Grading or Resloping Install Landscape Curbing Install Lawn Sprinkler System Repair Lawn Sprinkler System Build Outdoor Kitchen Outdoor Lighting Install Outdoor Lighting Repair Playground Equipment Install Sod Build Concrete Swimming Pool Install Vinyl or PVC Fence Install Fountian or Waterfall Install Pond or Water Feature Install Wood Fence Install Wrought Iron Fence
WEBSITE
http://www.facebook.com/LED.LandEscapesDurham/
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Cash and e-transfer
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Humber College Horticultural Technicians
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 years on Workmanship
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