Avanti Landscaping And Construction

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53 Observatory Lane Richmond Hill ON L4C 8K9
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Average customer rating:
9.8 10 (188 reviews)

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

Deck and Patio Construction

Avanti responded promptly to our request for a quote. The costs and materials to be used were listed clearly in the quote. Peter, Dimitri and the team were great to work with. Their suggestions throughout the project were helpful. The quality of the work is excellent! We have been receiving a lot of compliments from our friends and family when we had them over to enjoy our new deck and patio. Many thanks to Avanti!

Approximate cost of services:
$50,000.00
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating. We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future.

Judith
Judith
1 review Toronto, ON
5/10

Good work, but questionable ethics and business practices

Eduard completed a large driveway renovation for me as well as other hardscape projects on my property. Overall, the job was well done and looks good. My issue is with his over-charges and refusal to return materials that I had paid for.
I hired Avanti on the basis of their good reviews and competitive quote. When the job was done and the final payment due, Eduard added about $4000 to the price, saying that he had to order more palettes of pavers than he expected to, even though I had made no changes to the product or to the design. We compromised on a reduced amount, but it was still more than I had contracted to pay.
Because of the extra palettes, there were large piles of leftover pavers, all of which were removed by Eduard. One of the main reasons that I changed my driveway from asphalt to pavers is so that I could replace damaged areas in the future, should they occur, which cannot be done with asphalt. So I asked Eduard to return a few of the pavers in case they were needed in the future. This is not an unreasonable request - especially since I had paid extra for them.
It has been over three months since the job was completed, and I have reminded Eduard about this several times. At first he responded to me that he would look for them, (???) but then he stopped responding at all, essentially ghosting me!
These are beautiful pavers and there are easily enough of them for Eduard to use for another small project. This is what I suspect has happened. Otherwise, it makes no sense at all for him not to have returned just a few of them to me. Unfortunately, this episode has soured my opinion of the whole job.
If Eduard actually returns my property to me, I will be happy to revise this review.

Approximate cost of services:
$90,000.00
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Tim in Toronto
Tim in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Cedar fence intallation

Avanti was efficient, friendly, started and finished on time, came in as estimated cost and did excellent work. I would highly recommend them.

Approximate cost of services:
$8,900.00
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating. We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future.

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

Patio and deck

Great guys! Avanti completed the job in September, so that we can enjoy our next backyard was a mess. Now we have a brand-new composite deck, patio and new grass. Super happy with the work and their customer service

Approximate cost of services:
$32,000.00
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating. We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future.

David
David
1 review Toronto, ON
4/10

Backyard renovation

Avanti completed a backyard renovation in April 2022. The scope of working included the following:

- New fence around the perimeter of the backyard
- Techo Block Aberdeen Pavers
- Rymar Pet Pro Grass
- A base for a pre-fabricated shed, levelling and black mulch
- New stairs from the backdoor down to the patio.
- Feature wall design to cover a lot of exposed brick from my next door neighbours house.

Quick summary of my experience- Some things were done well, some things were done very poorly. As a result there are a few mistakes that I've asked them to return and fix, based on the two year warranty the claim to have. I've, at this point, written off that they will ever come. The account manager is no longer responding to my follow ups over several weeks. I wanted to give them an opportunity to fix issues, that they clearly rushed during the implementation, before writing this review but unfortunately it has now been too long and I have little confidence that issues I have identified will be resolved.

I worked with Peter, the Account Manager, during the design phase and he was kind and quick to respond. He responded to my questions and we had an overall positive dialogue about the design, timelines and general expectations. He provided some good recommendations and assured me with any concerns that I had. I would, however, stress that there is room for improvement however on their general process. I didn't receive a visual rendering of the work that was to be completed until the first day of the project and it was incorrect. For the price that I had paid I would have expected a detailed rendering that would be reviewed with me. As a result, on the day of the job there was a lot that needed to be discussed with the lead foreman and the approach I quickly realised was to detail everything out in one conversation and expect the foreman to remember. This made me a bit uneasy. Luckily I am working from home, during the implementation of the project I had to go over things that I had previously discussed with Peter to ensure it was completed as designed. The project manager only showed up the first day of the project and didn't come back until the last day and only engaged with me in passing. It was a poor experience, with the cost that I was charged it was very unorganized and not clearly planned out.

What was done well:

- Tommy was the lead foreman and he was truly fantastic. He worked extremely hard to ensure the project was completed as I had designed.

- The fences were installed to near perfection, no complaints about the perimeter fences - they did recommend 6 ft posts, probably not needed but they do look really nice.

- The Aberdeen Pavers were installed pretty well, a 2% gradual grade was completed and I have had no buildup of water, it now runs down to the artificial turf.

- The back of the yard was very uneven, they did a nice job level the back where the shed was to go. They put down a ~5x5 base for the shed, overall it was done well.

What was done that did not meet my expectations:

- When the polymeric sand was applied to the pavers, it was done in the rain. There are several clumps of sand still stuck to my pavers. That's after I spent several hours removing polymeric sand buildup in hard to reach places, however, there are some spots that I cannot remove the sand from. I did some quick reading on how to apply polymeric sand and the first things it mentions is to ensure it is dry and that it would rain for at least 24 hours.

- Several paver joints were not filled completely with polymeric sand. The outer perimeter paver joints are about half filled at best, I will have to fill in the rest at a later time. They left me a bag of polymeric sand.

- They did not think about how they were putting down the Rymar grass - i.e. which was the grain of the grass was to go. It was done the opposite way I would have liked. Visually it makes a huge difference. In Rymars installation guide it very clearly states that you should plan for the direction of the grass grain. A stepped missed. I had to put down several layers of Zeolit to get the direction of the grass upright, it's still not great. They left me a couple of bags of Zeolite to apply.

- There is a section of grass that does not meet the direction of grain on the large section of grass. It looks horrible, the grass grain is pointed one way on the large section and another way on a smaller section. I asked for this to be fixed.

- When the custom stairs were built they did not consider the 2% gradual grade so they are not level. I asked for this to be fixed.

- This is kind of out of their control but there are some Aberdeen Pavers that need to be replaced. We had Aberdeen Rock Garden Brown installed. Some have been stained white with discoloration. I asked for this to be fixed.

Overall, the work did not meet my expectations. There were, in my opinion, several missed steps and a lack of attention to detail. I would have scored 'how likely I am to recommend' higher if they were to come and resolve the issues I have identified and commented on in this review.

Approximate cost of services:
$30,000.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Amazing

Great guys! Avanti completed the job
in September, so that we can enjoy
our summer of 2022. Our backyard
was a mess. Now we have a brand-
new composite deck, patio and new
grass. Super happy with the work
and their customer service.

Approximate cost of services:
$32,000.00
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Company Response

We really appreciate you taking the time to share your rating with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon

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

New grass

Initially we called avanti to redo our grass and clean up the garden. Once dimitry came he helped us to redesign the garden as well, add more plants and incorporate lights into the design. Now its looks super and complete

Approximate cost of services:
$9,500.00
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating. We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future.

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

new driveway

Denys and the crew were amazing , nice communication , attention to detail and efficiency. I will hired avanti for future projects and I recommend their services to my family

Approximate cost of services:
$21,483.00
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We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us and the community!

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

New Lawn


Enjoy our beautiful green lawn. We were super happy with Peter quick response to our inquiry. Our front yard lawn was destroyed after 1 year renovation. Peter gave us a quick assessment and the work was completed the following week. Fast and Clean.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,500.00
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We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us and the community!

Carlos in Toronto
Carlos in Toronto
0 reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

New Driveway and Porch

Wow and wow! The whole process from design to execution was smooth. Our backyard now is a very modern outdoor living space that we are enjoying. Greatly recommend Avanti

Approximate cost of services:
$7,800.00
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We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us and the community!

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More about Avanti Landscaping And Construction

Avanti Landscaping is a Rapidly growing construction company who specializes in landscape construction. We have been proudly serving GTA for over 10 years and have left hundreds of satisfied costumers.

Our approach is very simple: we work hard to keep our clients happy. We have a unique relationship with each client as needs vary.

Our crews are highly experienced and work in a professional and safe manner.

Although our journey began with basic landscaping and interlocking projects, we have added multiple services throughout years.

As of today our services include but not limited to:
-landscape design
-interlocking paver driveways and walkways
-custom decks, pergolas and fences
-asphalt,interlock and wood repair work
-deck and driveways rehabilitation services
-concrete work
-asphalt paving
-sodding and planting
-irrigation and lighting systems
-natural stone work
-excavation, demolition and grading services
-foundation repair services
-additions

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers, Fences & Gates, Interlocking Stone, and Decks
SERVICES
-landscape design -interlocking paver driveways and walkways -custom decks, pergolas and fences -asphalt,interlock and wood repair work -deck and driveways rehabilitation services -concrete work -asphalt paving -sodding and planting -irrigation and lighting systems -natural stone work -excavation, demolition and grading services -foundation repair services -additions -waterproofing
WEBSITE
http://avantilandscaping.ca
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
25
PAYMENT METHOD
cash, credit cards, cheques
LICENSES
yes
MEMBERSHIPS
yes
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
up to 5 years
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