Hofstetter Landscaping

Interlocking Stone
6 Benroyal Crescent Toronto ON M1H1L5
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G N.
G N.
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Landscaping- new retaining wall and stairs

Removal of old railway tie retaining wall / steps and interlocking brick and replacement with new engineered stone retaining wall and stairs.
Incredibly fast and efficient work- 1 day removal and 1 day build. The crew was very neat, the job was excellent and the disruption to neighbours was minimal.
This was the second job Rick and Ron did for us- the first is still looking good 10 years later. Comforting to know that Hofstetter landscaping is not a 'flash in the pan' but a company with years of experience.
The quote was exact.
I highly recommend Hofstetter Landscaping.

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Thank you for the great review!
It's always a pleasure to work with our previous clients, and to also hear that work we did ten years ago still looks good.
Our crews work diligently to ensure the work we do only has to be done once!
Rick is a perfectionist, therefore all our jobs have the seal of approval from both Rick and Ron when each job is complete.
Have a wonderful summer, and enjoy the transformation of your front!
It truly looks amazing!

Best Regards
Rick and Ashleigh

Aron in Toronto
Aron in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Front walkway and steps.

We called Rick and his wife for a quote. We needed a rebuild/levelling of our front entrance walkway and steps. Rick came out promptly and got his hands dirty with digging, before giving a real informative quote. We had 4 other contractors also quote, but the fact that he was so detailed and energetic, gave us confidence and we are not disappointed a year later. They replaced the sod and did a little asphalt work to link to the driveway. Work was done in 1 afternoon, big crew and very fast turnaround. Try them.

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Thank you for the wonderful review!
Customer service, our quality of workmanship are first and foremost with our company.
From your initial call, to the completion of your project we do our best to ensure your needs are met.
It was a pleasure working with you, and we look forward to assisting in any future projects.

Have a wonderful summer!
Rick and Ashleigh

Lisa
Lisa
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Front walkway

Very accommodating, ensured it was what we had in mind. Quick and beautiful work. Real

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We were happy to get your job done expeditiously!
Our crews work independently, with the guidance of our Foreman Ron.
We appreciate your review, and look forward to working with you both again!
Happy Summer!

Best Regards
Rick and Ashleigh

steveandnancy
steveandnancy
2 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

Replaced walkway and drivway

Great service, very knowledgeable, crew shows up when scheduled, stands behind their workmanship. Warranty work is no problem if required, always willing to assist.

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Thank you Steve and Nancy for taking the time to provide us with such a great review!
It was a pleasure meeting you both, and we look forward to working with you in the future with any of your landscape projects.
Have a wonderful summer!

Best Regards
Rick and Ashleigh

Leslie/York M.
Leslie/York M.
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Landscape and retaining wall

Solid people. Honoured their quote, their timing and their delivery. Couldn't be more impressed
If you get other quotes. Be mindful that Hofstetter takes a bit more time putting the quote together, but that's because they insure that what they quote is available. That's the right thing to do !! Thank you. Truly.

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Thank you Devra
It has been a pleasure working with you!
More often than not we get referrals from family and friends, in your case, we did your Mom's job 22 years ago.
Our reputation and quality of work is second to none, as is our guarantee.
We look forward to working with you again!
Best Regards
Rick and Ashleigh

Oliver
Oliver
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Driveway, Retaining Walls and Deck

I had my driveway and adjacent retaining walls redone already last year (2016). However my story starts as early as 2014 when I had a first contact with Rick to discuss this project. Of course I had several contractors to look at the project and provide a quote. Rick was the only one who took the time to make an actual 3D model of the proposed changes and invited me over to the little show room they have to explain everything in detail.
Financing aspects dictated that I had to postpone the project but finally last year I could go ahead. The concept was modified to fit my budget and again Rick spend extensive time to take measurements and advise on colors and which type of bricks to use.

Once the work started it was done very professionally according to the best practices (just as one example: there is a weeping tile behind the retaining wall, as well as gravel to avoid problems by freezing water in the winter which had "killed" my previous retaining walls).
Also work was done "in one shot" meaning once the work had started there were no interruptions or work on other projects in between etc.

An additional project was a wooden deck that was built behind the house. Also here the planning took into consideration my specific situation, needs and budget. The work was done in parallel to the work on the driveway. The deck is very solid and now going into the 2nd year I can't see any issues with it.

All in all I can really recommend Hofstetter Landscaping and I would (and most likely will) use them again.

Two things you should be aware of:
1) You get what you pay for. So Hofstetter is most likely not the cheapest landscaper you can find but you get a thorough planning, good quality materials and excellent work.
2) It is - like with all good contractors - a challenge to get an appointment for the initial planning sessions and then to schedule the actual work. So if you have a very urgent job, then it might be difficult. However a project my size is not something you come up with over night. So I personally rather wait a bit longer to get a good result than having it done quickly and regret it later.

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Thank you Oliver!
This was a job in progress for the past couple of years.
Our 3 D drawing was the vision you and Rick created together, and the outcome was incredible!
We are pleased you are so happy, and look forward to working with you again!
Best Regards
Rick and Ashleigh Hofstetter

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

Landscaping

The detail planning and execution of project was absolutely amazing. The complete transformation was done right with excellent results. Adding value and curb appeal. Still have people commenting on how nice everything looks

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Thank you Brian!
We pride ourselves in the best customer service we can provide, from your initial call with Ashleigh to the completion of your job with Ron and his crew.
We are pleased that you are still happy with this project, and have invited us back to complete another phase.
We appreciate your input by writing this review!
Best Regards
Rick and Ashleigh

jasmin
jasmin
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

One of the most honest person we have met. Rick Hofstetter

Two weeks ago we had this torrential rain and the water was coming out of my retaining walls like a falls. I wrote to Houzz asking for help.
They gave our information to three contractors. The only contractor who even responded was Hofstetter Landscaping. Rick showed up on time and went through the whole house and told us we did not
need to do anything. Talk about honesty and decency. |Thank you Hofstetter for your honesty and professionalism. Your honesty and professionalism goes a long way. Thank you Houzz for recommending us such a wonderful company.

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Wow Jasmin I know you said you were pleased and would put in a review, most people will say that but never do. I really appreciate you doing that. One thing about us is our honesty, I feel that honesty is the only way to go. I will never provide or charge for a service that is not needed.I just wish there was some way for me to convince more clients that we are the right company to do their work. I've been doing this for 28 years now and I truly know what i'm doing and I also love what we do. Each and everyday I quote multiple clients who shop with their wallet and not with their brains and everyday I see substandard work being provided to people who are so worried about getting the cheapest price that they buy the worst job money can buy. I am so pleased that you were able see honesty in me and I thank you so much for your wonderful compliment.

s45 in Toronto
s45 in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Interlocking walkway, landscaping, porch repair

Hofstetter Landscaping were some of the best contractors I have dealt with. They were punctual, hard-working, and flexible to customize my front yard according to my preferences. They were always respectful of the neighbours and provided great customer service. The result was well built and looks beautiful as it fits in nicely with the rest of my neighbourhood. This team cares about what they do and it shows. Highly recommend.

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Thank you so much for your kind compliments, I know the boys will be pleased to hear that their hard work and respect for the neighbours did not go unnoticed, We have always stressed how important it is to take care of the neighbours who live nearby. We always leave a neighbourhood cleaner when we leave, than it was when we arrived. You probably noticed that we blow down the neighbours yards, two properties to the right and two properties to the left, just so there are no complaints for you our valued customers. I am so pleased that you are happy with the project we built for you and that it fits in nicely with your neighbourhood. Thank you so much, your kind words are greatly appreciated...Rick

Annie in North York
Annie in North York
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Front yard landscaping

My family and I recently had our walkway and front landing replaced by Hofstetter Landscaping. We contacted a company that sells the bricks we were interested in using and they suggested Hofstetter. After receiving a total of 3 quotes we went with Hofstetter due to their impressive portfolio and overall confidence. We agreed to start the work about a month later, in September, and they arrived bright and early on the agreed date. The entire job took no more than 3 days. The gentlemen were extremely professional, receptive and friendly. The end result was far better than I imagined. Just beautiful! My neighbours still stop me to compliment the workmanship. Not only do I recommend Hofstetter, I plan on using them for all my landscaping projects in the future. If I figure out how to add a picture to my review I will do so ASAP.

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Hi Annie, Thank you for leaving your kind note, I know that Ron and the crew will be pleased to see what you have written here. Ron is my younger brother and he truly cares about our clients and we are thrilled to hear that they were extremely professional, receptive and friendly. It really feels good to hear that your neighbours are complimenting you on our work. We look forward to working with you on future projects, and once again, Thank You.....Rick

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More about Hofstetter Landscaping

Landscaping Contractors & Designers, Interlocking Stone.

OWNERSHIP AND CREDENTIALS
Hofstetter Landscaping is owned and operated by Rick and Ashleigh Hofstetter. Our “baby” was born in 1989 and is now 23 years old. (In case you’re wondering how old we are...suffices to say we are evergreens. :-) Did we tell you we are a landscaping company?)
From the beginning, we have always endeavoured to do the best quality work possible for our clients. We specialize in landscaping and that’s one of the reasons our “baby” has no siblings—no sister companies, no associates, no partners, no branches. Landscaping is what we do and we do it really well.

A TORONTO LANDSCAPING COMPANY WITH A DIFFERENCE
Ever since we started, and even more so now, we find the market exploding with Toronto landscaping companies that make a big noise about “cheap, cheap”. Now, if they were selling birds, it would be okay, but they are not, right? And yet, we often lose a job to a cheap company that “specializes” in being a “Jack-of-all-trades”. Do we want to compete with them? No. But does that mean we are frightfully expensive? Not at all! In fact, our goal is always to ensure that our customers get the best value for money and a landscape that makes them the envy of the neighbourhood without breaking the bank.

As we come across customers who do their due diligence by comparing quotes, we are very mindful and respectful of the fact that one needs to be price conscious. It’s when we are told about a competitive quote that implies “the other guy” can get the job done for less than it costs us to buy quality materials, the alarm bells go off. He needs a hefty deposit from you to pay his guys for the last job done, and of course, there is always that famous curbside taillight guarantee!

We would like to go on and tell you what we have learned and found out in these past 23 years but you wouldn't be able to read it all...

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE TO ENGAGE OUR LANDSCAPING SERVICES IN TORONTO

All we want to say is this—we do top quality work with a guarantee you can count on, every single time. If it’s not to your liking we'll do what it takes to make it right. We'll be there in years to come, particularly if the weather has given the work a beating.

• We are fully covered with 5 million liability insurance and WSIB approved.
• Our crew is safety certified or they don't work for us.
• Our business has City of Toronto licensing.
• Each team member has government ID.
• We pay our taxes and are an ethical, honest, law-abiding enterprise.

Yes, you will find cheaper Toronto landscaping companies out there. Will you find one better than us in terms of reputation for quality work and customer references? Not likely.

Please visit our website (www.HofstetterLandscaping.com) or call us today at 647-955-8382 to book a free, no obligation landscaping consultation in Toronto.

CATEGORIES
Interlocking Stone and Landscape Contractors & Designers
SERVICES
Interlocking, Decks, Pool Deck, Gazebos, Fences, Pergola, Patios, Walkways, Porch, Steps, retaining Walls, Driveways, Irrigation, planting of flowers, trees, shrubs, sodding of lawns, outdoor kitchens, and water features,
BRANDS
Unilock
SPECIALITIES
Creating a one-of-a-kind landscape that's a reflection of your impeccable tastes.
WEBSITE
http://www.hofstetterlandscaping.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1989
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
9
PAYMENT METHOD
cheques
LICENSES
Yes
MEMBERSHIPS
BBB, Reno Contractors, Landscape Ontario, CNLA,
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
5 million Liability Insurance
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