Green Side Up Contracting

formerly Green Side Up Property Maintenance, Landscape Design & Build
Landscape Contractors & Designers
POOLS, INTERLOCKING, CONCRETE, RETAINING STRUCTURES, PLANTINGS, DECKS, FENCES, & MUCH MORE!! Greater Toronto Area ON
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9.8 10 (218 reviews)

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Jackie in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Green Side Up team have done an excellent job. I asked for a quote for a front yard wooden fence (closer into the property). They gave a good price as compared to the other companies. I really like the design of the fence. Zach did a great job. The fence was built in a few days. The front yard was very clean. There wasn't any mess from building the new fence. Thanks!

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Hi Jackie,

Thank you very much for your positive feedback, for your business, and most of all, thank you for putting your trust in Green Side Up Contracting.

Please let us know if we can be of further assistance to you.

Regards,

Jay Saveall
905-503-7123
[email protected]
www.greensideupcontracting.com

Landscape Design & Build,
Pool Installations, Commercial Property
Maintenance, Home Renovations

K in Mississauga
1 review Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

We were scheduled with Jay in spring to have work done early to mid August. Due to weather, they were behind, but somehow, they caught up and started my job as per original time line. Jay and his staff were courteous and easy to communicate with. His staff worked hard to find interlock bricks to match my decade old ones that are discontinued and did a great job. Overall, it was a good experience.

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Hi Karen,

Thank you so very much for your business, for your support and for putting your trust into Green Side Up Contracting.

Please keep us in mind if you require any further assistance,

Regards,

Jay
905-503-7123
[email protected]

www.greensideupcontracting.com

Wayne  in Brampton
1 review Vaughan, ON
10/10

A fantastic company to deal with. Jay advised we use Margarita ,a landscape architect , who drew scale plans for us. Tarah the customer care contact kept us informed all along re scheduling of our project. Matt the crew foreman and his team were amazing, neat , professional and cleaned up each day on our property and the road in front of our house. Upon completion, we noticed a few areas of concern, so we e-mailed Tarah and within a week Matt came by and adjusted the areas of our concern. Jay is hands on , coming by many times to check as the work was being done, as well as once completed.
We highly recommend Jay and GreenSideUp!!!

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Hi Wayne,

You and Sheryl were an absolute pleasure to work with. Thank you so very much for your support for your business, for referring us to your friend and most of all, thank you so much for putting your trust in Green Side Up Contracting.

A video of you project can be found on our YouTube page: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KmAKYZgDvkY

On behalf of the entire team thank you!!

All the best,

Jay

Rosslyn from Old Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Great job! Very happy with the work...the team went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with the project and the final outcome! Would definitely recommend this company for hardscaping work.

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Hi Rosslyn,

Thank you very much for your business, for your support, and for putting your trust into Green Side Up Contracting. You were a pleasure to deal with and we look forward to you having us back next year.

On behalf of Zach, Jay and the entire team, thank you very much!

Tarah Mosleh
Customer Care
[email protected]
905-503-7123

Norman
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Overall Jay and his team provided excellent service and delivered quality workmanship. My family and I are really satisfied with our entirely new built backyard deck.

Green Side Up Contracting was our top choice among a short list of highly reputable firms:
- Jay and his team were responsive and transparent and kept us up to date throughout the project.
- They took to time to educate us and provide design ideas on our project. We previously had no deck.
- The builders were meticulous and kept the job site clean.
- Jay QAs the entire project and rebuilds anything that is not up to company standards.

I would highly recommend Green Side Up Contracting and will definitely hire them to rebuild my aging front porch.

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Hi Mr. Norman,

Thank you so much for your business, your patience while we worked through a wet spring, for your kind words, for your continued business and most of all, for putting your trust into Green Side Up Contracting.

We look forward to continuing to work with you on your front porch!

Thanks again to you and your brothers for being such great people to work for.

Talk soon,

Jay Saveall
O) 905-503-7123
C) 905-392-7123

www.greensideupcontracting.com

Landscape Design & Build,
Residential & Commercial Property
Maintenance, Home Renovations

Jonathan from East York
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

We hired Green Side Up to complete the wooden fencing in our backyard. Jay came over to discuss the project scope and other projects on our wishlist; he's a great sounding board and very easy to work with. Thanks to all the rainy weather it took longer than expected to get the work done, but Tarah in Customer Care checked in with us regularly to update us on their schedule. When our turn came Zach completed the job quickly and efficiently - just a couple of days - and fully cleaned up after himself. Jay followed up a few days later, and quickly resolved a small issue we had due to warping wood. Overall the workmanship was excellent, and we're very satisfied with Green Side Up!

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Hi Jonathan,

We are committed to keeping our clients up to date at all times through effective communication. We are also committed to providing top quality workmanship and immediately correcting any and all concerns that arise during and after each and every project that we complete.

Thank you so much for putting your trust in Green Side Up!

On behalf of Jay and the entire team, we greatly appreciate your support.

Tarah Mosleh
Customer Care
905-503-7123
[email protected]

nvera in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Zach did all of our work and his work ethic was excellent. He was quick and he always left the work site tidy at the end of each day. His suggestions and input throughout the entire project were amazing. He is a hard worker and he was a pleasure to work with. Request that Zach do all the work you need and you will not be disappointed!

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Hi Natalie,

We are very fortunate to have a entire team of talented tradesmen / woman who have great work ethic, who keep the site clean and tidy, who are creative, approachable and just all around good people.

Thank you so very much for your kind words, your business and for putting your trust in Green Side Up Contracting.

Please keep us in mind if we can be of further assistance to you.

Regards,

Jay Saveall
O) 905-503-7123
C) 905-392-7123

www.greensideupcontracting.com

Landscape Design & Build,
Residential & Commercial Property
Maintenance, Home Renovations

Diane in Newmarket
1 review Newmarket, ON
10/10

Jay and his team were amazing. They were helpful in providing suggestions, responsive to any questions that came up, and quick to get the job done. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a high quality contractor.

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Hi Diane

You were a pleasure to deal with. You took my advise and engaged with our architect who was a big help with the design and allowed us to accurately look at the entire scope of the project.

We look forward to continuing to work with you to complete this project for you in the spring. Maybe you'll be able to talk your husband into having us install the pool for you ;-)

Thank you so very much for your kind words, your support and most of all that you for putting your trust in Green Side Up Contracting.

Regards,

Jay Saveall
O) 905-503-7123
C) 905-392-7123

www.greensideupcontracting.com

Landscape Design & Build,
Residential & Commercial Property
Maintenance, Home Renovations

Clement from Toronto
3 reviews Aurora, ON
10/10

Green Side Up came as promised and fully replaced my fence just as quoted. There were no issues and they completed the job within 3 days, even with a bit of rain.

Zach was the foreman and was very considerate with my lawn during the process and did everything without me asking.

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Hi Clement,

On behalf of the entire team, thank you very much for putting your trust in Green Side Up Contracting. We greatly appriciate your business and your support.

Please keep us in mind if we can help you with any other project in the future.

Regards,

Jay

Henry from Vaughan
5 reviews Georgina, ON
1/10

The numerous positive reviews have convinced me to hire this contractor last year to build the driveway borders, interlock walkway, patio and install the armour stone culvert support, overall a fairly large project.
In a couple of days, seeing how the work proceeds, I started developing an uncertain feeling about the quality of work. We’ve noticed that this team of students were cutting the corners in many occasions but unfortunately it was too late to retreat. As an example, when the interlock edging was missed at the patio and I was told that the dirt would hold the stone I have finally realized that it had been a gross mistake hiring this contractor. Plus, at some locations, they left the unfilled gaps between pavers, so I had to fill them himself.
As anticipated, the first winter has brought unpleasant results. Because of the improperly built base water has lifted and displaced the half of the walkway pavers. The armour stone, which was installed to support the culvert, started moving aside affecting the newly paved asphalt and the whole structure looked rather ugly (although it wasn’t pretty in the first place). As to the written warranty, we didn’t have a chance to experience it but, with their attitude and lack of skills and resourcefulness, I wouldn’t trust this contractor to fix things anyway.
However one thing, which this contractor is doing effectively, is selling.
One full star is given in this review, as the patio and borders still hold.
To compare, four years ago, we completed the similar project at the previous house and the quality of work was exemplary while the price was lower.
Update: after one year, the grass starts growing between interlock pavers of the driveway borders one more time telling about the "quality" of work.

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When I did the site visit in the spring Henry I recommended installing a weeping tile which would take the trapped water away from the walkway and house.

I explained that a small section of your walkway that heaved was caused by water pooling in between the walkway, the house and the raised garden that you built. Subsequently the trapped water freezing and thawing has heaved the area.

Unless the weeper is installed you will have this problem every year. If we were notified of this excessive water when we built your walkway, we would have installed a weeper.

There is nothing wrong with the base. If there was the entire walkway would have shifted - not four pavers. It was a simple fix and not a costly one but you declined.

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More about Green Side Up Contracting

Green Side Up Contracting is a member of Landscape Ontario and we have established our self within the Condominium Property Maintenance and Landscape Construction industries as an honest and reputable contractor.

Jay Saveall has earned this reputation by shaping the company around his values – honesty, integrity and quality of workmanship. As the president of Green Side Up Contracting and a board member of the Toronto Chapter of Landscape Ontario, Jay believes in adding value and protecting our client’s investments.

We appreciate our existing loyal customers for their business and support and we always welcome new relationships.

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers, Fences & Gates, Interlocking Stone, Carpenters, and Decks
PRODUCTS
Green Side Up Contracting has carefully chosen reputable suppliers who have not only proven to provide THE highest quality products but who also know their product lines inside and out.
SERVICES
Year round condominium property maintenance. Landscape construction, including decks and fencing.
SPECIALITIES
Year round condominium property maintenance. Landscape construction, including decks and fencing.
WEBSITE
http://www.greensideupcontracting.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2000
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
12
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, E-transfer, Visa & Mastercard
LICENSES
Pesticide & Herbicide
MEMBERSHIPS
Smart about Salt, A.C.M.O., Home Builder Association, Smart About Salt, Landscape Ontario, Aurora Ch
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
one year
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