Groundscape Construction Inc.

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neetu.manwani in Toronto
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Sal completely transformed our front yard into something out of a magazine! Throughout the planning, designing and construction process he was always available to answer our questions and provide opinions and feedback. He was so patient with us while we made our decisions. He truly has a vision for design and he brought out dream to life. We couldn't have imagined a more beautiful front yard. Sal, Mimo and his crew really went above and beyond for us. Sal clearly has great attention to detail and is very conscientious about his work, making sure very little aspect of the project was completed to perfection. His crew are all so respectful and gracious and a pleasure to work with. We can't wait to have them back in the spring to finish planting our plants and to begin planning our back yard with him. Thanks Sal!

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review Neetu.

We are so happy that you gave us the opportunity to work with you on this amazing project.
Your home truly looks stunning with your new driveway, walkways and stone feature wall!

We are so excited to see you again in the spring to install all of the plants listed in the landscape supply. Its going to look incredible!

Thanks again for the great review....We truly appreciate it!

SamuelY in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

We were very pleased with the outcome of our backyard project. Sal was very easy to talk to and communicate with to set everything up. Even when we were out of town he kept in touch when anything came up. Sal is very conscientious about the satisfaction and happiness of his customers and that showed in his attention to detail. Aaron and his crew for the deck were awesome and even when changes were made, were very accommodating to ensure we were happy with the outcome. Sal, Charlie and the rest of the crew were always here on time, worked tirelessly paying attention to the smallest of details. Sal and his team went above and beyond to make sure that we were happy with our backyard space and we are so happy with it. They made sure that it's a backyard that will look good for years to come!

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Thank you so much for the fantastic review Yasmin.

We are so happy with the outcome of your backyard Landscape Project. What a transformation!!!!

The new deck, seating wall & interlock stone patios now allow for great entertaining for your friends and family. The new garden beds & ornamental grasses soften up the backyard which makes it feel like a true retreat.

It was such a pleasure working with you on this project and we hope to work with you again in the future!

RSookhoo in Brampton
2 reviews Brampton, ON
10/10

I'm thrilled with the work done to our front and side yards by Groundscape. The communication by Sal kept us informed of everything from timelines, payment schedules, tweaks along the way, and to our finishing options.
They stayed on budget throughout the project and I was always made aware of the hours the guys would be at my house. They stayed on track and completed the project in the time they said they would.
The job site was cleaned at the end of each day. Sal did an excellent job taking ownership of the project and coordinating other subcontractors not under his scope. His follow-up was amazing to ensure sure we were happy.
The workmanship of our newly completed outdoor oasis is amazing. It was a pleasure to work with Sal. The guys were always friendly, courteous and kind. I'd recommend Groundscape to anyone who is looking for a trustworthy contractor, with great attention to detail and communication.

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Thank you so much for the amazing review Ryan.

I am so happy that you chose our company to highlight your beautiful home with such a stunning landscape design. Your home now stands out from the rest and has the most beautiful curb appeal especially at night with all the Landscape Lighting.

It was such a pleasure working with you on this project from start to finish and the results are shocking.

We hope to work with you again in the future!

David soberano in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

I Recommend Groundscape highly to all my clients and friends. I'm in the Real estate Business and see many landscapes on a Daily bases, not only they did a professional job , but are a pleasure to deal with extremely hard working, trust worthy and reliable. They did a amazing job on my place. My hats off to the Sal team!!!

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review David.

We truly enjoyed working with you and your family on your Landscape Project. Your new backyard looks amazing!

I love the way your new flagstone front porch & steps flow with the new interlock stone driveway. It truly looks like a real showpiece and ads great curb appeal to your home.

We hope you and your family enjoy your new outdoor space!

Lazare Design in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

As an interior designer, Im often asked by clients to recommend a reputable landscaper. Over the years, I hadn't come across any one company which I would add to my list of recommended exterior contractors. That was until last year...one of my design clients hired Groundscape to design and landscape their exterior front and backyards. Sal
and his staff were so well-mannered and professional. My clients and I were truly impressed with the entire process. The end result was spectacular! Groundscape is now my go-to landscaping company. I've had several clients hire them for exterior projects, and the feedback has been remarkable.
This summer, my husband and I had the pleasure of working with Sal on our own property. Sal listened to our requirements, and mapped out a plan for phase 1 which worked really well for us. The process was quick and the results were impressive! As soon as the work was completed, Sal came by the same evening, at our convenience, and spent the time going through thorough instructions for care and maintenance of our new garden. It was a very positive experience, and we plan to use Sal on phase 2 next summer.

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Thank you so much for the amazing review Tracey. Thanks to you we have had the opportunity to work with some amazing clients of yours. I am so happy that we now had the opportunity to make your landscaping at your home beautiful.

It really does look beautiful with all of the new flowers, plants & trees. We can't wait to work on phase 2 of your Landscape project!

Robert & Sara in Etobicoke
1 review Simcoe County, ON
10/10

Before deciding on using Groundscape, we had several other landscaping companies come to our property to assess what we wanted and how to accomplish it. There was a fair bit of variety in terms of suggestions for drainage, removing things etc… Compared to some of the other companies that came by, Sal Laverde from Groundscape was by far the most professional and knowledgeable, coming prepared with the equipment necessary for taking measurements, notes, as well as providing suggestions and sample booklets for stone work. Despite changing our minds a few times regarding some details of the project we wanted done, Sal always returned our phone calls within 24 hours and returned several times to take additional measurements and provided us revised formal quotes for the work. He provided us with several recommended options that would be beneficial for our individual situation without trying to push additional jobs on us, and he was proactive at explaining possible problems that might arise for each options.

On the first day of the project, the Groundscape crew arrived on time as promised. Throughout the project, Sal and his team were very friendly, professional, and courteous. They had to work in extremely hot conditions and they took very few breaks, showing up on time every day ensuring we would get our project done on schedule. Sal provided us regular updates on the project progress and advised us if there were any problems. When some problems came up from a separate project Sal stepped in to offer to fix problems at no extra cost.

Sal also coordinated with the sprinkler company to ensure they knew which day to come and got everything ready for them ahead of time to avoid any delays in the project. Sal delivered on all his promises including thoroughly cleaning the property (including the street in front of property) once the project was done and leaving everything as they found it (if not cleaner) prior to start of project.

Thank you again Sal for your hard work and professionalism. You went above and beyond to ensure our satisfaction, and made this a pleasant experience for us - we will definitely be recommending you and Groundscape to anyone looking for a reliable landscaping company. Count on us to be in touch with you the next time we need a project done!

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Thank you so much for the thoughtful review!

It was a absolute pleasure Sara working with you and Robert on your landscape project. You now have so much more usable space for your family to enjoy. The finish product looks fantastic and it goes really well with your home.

We can't wait to work with you on the front of your home when you are ready!

Keren Morales in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

I want to start off by saying that we (My husband & I) are the most difficult people to impress. Perhaps, to put things in better perspective, the most difficult to deal with, when it comes to spending our hard earned money. Our expectations are high, and throughout a major project we tend to get inherently nervous over things such as quality and craftsmanship.

A little history about ourselves, we spent over five years seeking not just for “A” contractor but the “BEST” contractor to deliver the backyard we always dreamt of, which was certainly not an easy task. We held off, simply because we would not settle. Then one day, along came Sal. I invited him into our home for a quote, just like I did with the 10-15 other contractors I interviewed in the past. From the minute he stepped into our backyard, he painted us a picturesque of what our backyard could look like. We immediately fell in love with his ideas. Sal is certainly gifted. His passion was contagious, so much that we wanted our backyard landscape completed that same week. Of course an impossible task, because we were mid winter. Without delay, or hesitation we signed the contract with him.

Were we disappointed? Did Sal and his team deliver on what they promised? Or was it just another contractor selling us on ideas that they could not deliver on? Well, we use to criticize people that wrote long reviews, but writing this review was well worth our time and effort.

If I could invite “you” the reader into my home, to be a witness of the spectacular work Sal and his team did, I would. There are just some things, that words do not do justice. Our backyard is the envy of the neighborhood. Almost every day, I receive compliments. The quality of the work was extraordinary, and I am confident that we received way more than what we paid for. Just like any project, we ran into technical issues, but Sal being the creative genius he is, always found a solution. What really struck me the most, was that Sal always answered our calls and texts, to address our concerns - It didn’t matter if it was late at night or a Sunday. Your concern, becomes his concern.

Sal’s team are very hard working, trustworthy, polite, and genuine. They put their heart in their work, it’s as if they are working on “their” home. You can tell they are hand selected, as Sal take’s pride in what he does. Sal’s dad, I would say was my favourite, he was sweet and personable, and also possessed strong convictions of top quality work.

There is so much to say about Sal and his team. One thing is for sure, I would never risk my reputation to render a good review without merit, even if the contractor offered a discount. Great work needs to be recognized, and set apart. As homeowners we shop for contractors that will add character and value to our home, and Groundscape Construction Inc. did just that.

Thank you Sal, for bringing to life, the backyard we always dreamed of.

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Thank you so much for the incredible review you posted Keren. It was such a pleasure working with you and Rob on your backyard retreat. It is truly amazing how much more space you now gained in the backyard which now makes it such a beautiful entertaining space for you and family/friends to enjoy.

As you can tell we do love a challenge and your backyard was a big one but the results are unbelievable!

I hope you and your family truly enjoy your new backyard oasis!

Tony M. in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Groundscape was a pleasure to deal with. The project they did exceeded my expectations! These days you are lucky to find a company that does great work with no short-cuts. Thanks Guys!

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Thank you so much for the fantastic review Tony. Your new front Landscape looks amazing and really compliments your beautiful home! It was a pleasure working with you on your project.

michael in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Sal and his team transformed what used to be an unusable space into our dream backyard. They laid down fresh sod so perfectly that our grass now looks like a golf course. We couldn't be happier with all the work they did. Our garden now gets so many complements from all our friends and family that come and visit. Cant wait to have them come next year when they build our deck!

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Thank you so much for the great review Mike.

We had a lot of fun working on your project. The transformation is amazing and now you have a fantastic backyard to enjoy the beautiful summer season.

The new garden design and plants now compliment your beautiful home and make it feel very lush and inviting.

Thanks again for giving us the opportunity to work with you on your landscape project!

Shelagh from Mississauga
3 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Groundscape Construction Inc. did a big job for us this past spring. Last year they came and removed our old deck very quickly. It was totally rotted so we had to wait until the spring to rebuild. First they came in and removed a large concrete patio. It took three painful days of removing this mess we had by hand. Access to our yard was almost impossible but Sal made it happen. The previous concrete job was a joke and every time we looked at it we cringed. The guys were very tired at the end of this but alas now the beautiful job was to come. Sal had a deck company called www.mysticksandstones.ca come in and the 4 fellows that put up the deck did a simply wonderful job. They each seemed to be specialists in a certain area and they really paid attention to the smallest details. The outcome was a deck to die for. After that came Sal's turn. We had been talking about this job since last fall and we knew we would be one of the first jobs this year. So much planning went into this. Sal keep coming up with design ideas and types of interlock we should use. He brought us catalogues, and samples to pour over, and that I did, most of the winter.
Everything seemed to run like clockwork. Sal is an amazing organizer. I watched from beginning to the end the way he handled his team. A great company is only as good as its leader and that is definetly what Sal is. (I guess he leared what hard work was from his Dad Charlie)
This type of work is very heavy and Sal's team were here on time everyday, worked hard all day and cleaned up what they could before leaving each day. They did not stop until the work was done. The team seemed to be enjoying the work for the most part, laughing and joking around while they worked. When they all left on the last day, I was sad they would not be back again but that is OK, as now we have a most amazing staircase and patio and one kickass deck up above. Many of the neighbours have stopped by and said they were very impressed. It is truly beautiful. Now I have to get busy and replant some of the plants that were moved in order to do the work. I love to do that so I did not have Sal do this part. I am sure we will be busy with that for the rest of this summer.
The back will now be know as party central.
Thank you Sal for all the hard work, all the planning, and friendship we have made. Such a pleasure.

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Thank you so much for the wonderful detailed review Shelagh.

We had such a great experience working with you & Chris on your beautiful backyard retreat. Your project was a challenge but the results are absolutely stunning.

You now have so many different seating areas with unique elements throughout your backyard for you and your family to enjoy. I hope you truly enjoy your new backyard oasis!

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More about Groundscape Construction Inc.

GroundScape Construction Inc. is a multifaceted company offering a variety of services for all of your landscaping and construction needs. GroundScape offers complete landscape services, with free estimates, and fully guaranteed work with over 15 years of experience.

Services Include:

Complete Landscape Projects
Landscape Design and Re-Design
Garden Design & Installations
Landscape/Outdoor Lighting
Building & Construction
Landscaping/Grading/Excavation
Retaining Walls/Stone Feature Walls
Interlocking Driveways,Patios, Pool Surrounds & Walkways
Stonework
Flagstone Porches, Walkways, Patios & Pool Surrounds
Water Features
Fencing
Decks
Pergolas/Cabanas
Concrete Work
Steps
Rock Features...and more!

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers, Interlocking Stone, Concrete Contractors, and Landscape Architects
SERVICES
Landscape Design & Construction: Patios, Walkways, Driveways, Steps, Decks, Fences, Wood Structures, Pergolas, Flagstone Porches, Flagstone Walkways, Flagstone Patios, Pool Surrounds, Natural Stone, Sodding, Garden Design, Planting Trees/Shrubs/Perennials, Retaining Walls, Outdoor Fireplaces, Stone BBQ's, Landscape Lighting (12v LED), Excavation Services.
BRANDS
Unilock, Permacon, Oaks, Techo-Bloc, Navascape, Banas Stone, Oakville Stone.
SPECIALITIES
Interlocking, Flagstone, Wood Structures, Landscape Lighting, Pergolas, Cabanas, Decks.
WEBSITE
http://www.groundscape.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1999
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
6
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque or cash
MEMBERSHIPS
Landscape Ontario, Better Business Bureau, Brampton Board of Trade, Trustedpros.ca
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
$5,000
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 Year Workmanship Warranty
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