Iron Owl Design + Build

Formerly JM Landscapes
Decks
Calgary AB T2V 5H9
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Mark in Calgary
Mark in Calgary
0 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Backyard Composite Deck

We first contacted Justin at Iron Owl to get a quote on a stone paver pathway for the side of the house in Fall of 2019 but he made such a good first impression that we proceeded to significantly expand our project to include a new backyard composite deck. From getting the estimate to completing the job, Justin was super professional, easy to communicate with, and meticulous for details.

He provided a nice visual of computer-generated 3D image to help get feel for the look of the deck, outlined the differences and costs of the various composite products, provided his own personal experience with them, and what would work better for our south-facing, high-sun exposure backyard. Throughout the project, he listened to our ideas, suggested design modifications, and updated the costs in writing to reflect these changes. Any potential challenges with the weather forecast and timelines were also always communicated to us.

Justin is a true craftsman and he and his team were hard workers that were very respectful of our property by always keeping an organized worksite and cleaning it up after every day. He is passionate about his work, always willing to explain how and why he is completing the construction in a certain manner. This passion in the attention to detail which we were able to witness first-hand on a day-to-day basis because we were working from home during the summer. He was also more than willing to share his knowledge and tips with my neighbour who was re-doing his backyard composite deck.

We now have a functional pathway along the side of the house that drains properly and a beautiful new deck and bar that makes spending time in our backyard more enjoyable – especially since we do not have to see paint flaking all the time. We also have confidence and peace of mind knowing we have a high-quality new deck and not have to worry for as long as we own the house. I would highly recommend Justin to anyone looking to improve their outdoor space.

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review Mark! it was such a pleasure working with you and Pascale to create your new space!

Brian & Pat
Brian & Pat
0 reviews Millarville, AB
10/10

Acreage Deck and Patio Project

We recently had a unique three level deck designed and installed by Iron Owl. We cannot say enough positive things about Justin’s professionalism, detailed craftsmanship, and genuine desire to produce a work of art. From the screw piles to the base structure, to the actual decking itself, Justin cut no corners and created a solid, beautiful structure that we will enjoy for years to come. He also redesigned our front walkway making it more interesting, welcoming and yet durable enough to withstand country living. We appreciated his well designed contract with no hidden extra expenses. From start to finish it has been a true pleasure to work with Justin.

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Thank you so much for your review Pat and Brian! It was such a pleasure working with you to design and build your new space.

John and Rhonda
John and Rhonda
2 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Dream project

We started the deck project by having IronOwl design the layout. The proposed layout included 2 decks and a patio setting. Once we reviewed the design, we chose the deck and patio materials based on IronOwls recommendations. From start to finish, every step of the way, we were impressed with the quality of workmanship and communication during the project. The frame for the deck is superbly built and the patio prep work of gravel underlay and tamping was top notch. Details like steps, corners, water proofing, angles and patio curves, were all
executed flawlessly. We were so impressed, were planning another phase to expand the project!

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Thank you so much for your review John and Rhonda. It was such a pleasure working with you to create your space. We cant wait to start on Phase 2!

Fencing Project
Fencing Project
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Fencing Project

My wife and I are extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with Justin of Iron Owl Stone & Woodwork. We needed a high-quality fence and Justin and his team made that happen. Justin created the plan as well as the schedule and everything he said he was going to do, he did with exceptional workmanship, attention to detail, on time and with precision. Justin and his team were very punctual, extremely hardworking and the end result was one of the nicest fences I have ever seen and everyone that walks by says “Nice Fence”, which speaks volumes. We found Justin extremely honorable and his skills set him apart in the industry! If you are looking for high quality workmanship, look no further than Justin of Iron Owl Stone & Woodwork and his team.

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Thank you so much for the review Cody. It was a pleasure working with you on your project.

Steve.R.
Steve.R.
0 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Deck

We're so lucky we received an IRON OWL flyer. Justin, Sara, & Logan are total professionals in transforming your ideas into reality. The entire process was handled with patience, creativity, communication, & care. We're now like many in Calgary, part of this unique group of proud IRON OWL clients, who love their new addition to their homes. I wish I had good photos to show off their creation, but not having landscaping too match their work would be a shame. So in 2020 we'll be fixing that. We've never really used our backyard, but now it'll be a great area to entertain & relax. Thanks Justin , & IRON OWL.

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Thank you so much for your review Steve! We can't wait to work with you again on the next phase of your yard!

Cindy CK in Calgary
Cindy CK in Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

New deck with privacy screens and lighting

We’re very pleased with our new back deck and the amazing privacy screens and lighting that Justin installed for us. We had an idea of what we wanted and Justin listened, offered great suggestions, and delivered beyond our expectations. Very professional from start to end; everything was explained and meticulously executed. Thanks again, Justin and Logan. Looking forward to finishing the backyard in the spring!

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Thank you so much for the review Cindy! It was such a pleasure working with you both to create your new space.

WendyMFar
WendyMFar
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Deck & Stone patio with Landscaping

Thank you Iron Owl for building me the deck of my dreams!! After having many renovations done to my house, this was by far the smoothest experience.
Upon meeting Justin, everything was explained in detail, from the tear-down to the build. Throughout the process, any ideas I shared were incorporated with ease and patience. Justin himself thought of many ideas that elevated the design.
The build went absolutely perfect and even my neighbours were impressed with the job done (and how tidy the site was kept each day!)
I highly recommend Iron Owl and I look forward to planning more projects with them in the future.

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Thank you so much for your review Wendy! We are so happy that you're enjoying your new deck and patio - it was a pleasure to work in your beautiful yard. We had so much fun planning and creating your deck with you!

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

New deck and patio

We wanted a bit of a Las Vegas pool vibe in our back yard. Iron Owl delivered! Justin listened to our ideas, explained our material options, and gave us a detailed estimate which was in line with the other estimates we received. The difference was that Iron Owl appeared to have a higher level of attention to detail and craftsmanship. It didn't take long to realize our hunch was correct. They always showed up on time and kept our yard tidy when they left. The quality of workmanship was high on the large and small details; I even saw them use a square to line up deck screws! I feel like the deck is basically indestructible, and we could park a car on our patio. We wished we would have hired them sooner; they couldn't start until August, and as fast as they completed the project summer was about over. 2020 summer can't come fast enough.

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Thank you so much for your review Luke, we really appreciate it! We're so happy you're enjoying your new deck and patio. We hope summer comes early next year so you can enjoy your beautiful yard again soon!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Back yard deck

We are thrilled with our new deck. The planning process with Justin was very corroborative. We weren't exactly certain of the vision of what we wanted so Justin provided guidance and suggestions to coach us along as we worked through the process. The finished product is larger than our previous deck yet it also opens up the backyard at the same time. Justin is hands on with the construction and takes extreme pride in his work and is very meticulous and precise ensuring that everything is top notch. Iron Owl is a first class family business we'd be please to work with again.

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Thank you very much for your kind words Marc! We're so happy your family is enjoying the new deck.

Paul and Ingrid
Paul and Ingrid
0 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Front yard patio

Thank you, Justin and Logan, for the nice patio you built for us. From the moment we met Justin we knew he is the right guy for our project. His attention to details and care for our yard won our trust. The project was very well planned and the execution was perfect. The quality of work and professionalism is what we appreciated at Iron Owl. You can see the difference when a contractor owns the company and cares about his clients. We are very happy with the result and we can’t wait to enjoy our new patio this summer.

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Thank you so much for your kind words Paul and Ingrid! It was such a pleasure working for you, we really enjoyed bringing your vision for your yard to life. We are so happy you're enjoying your new patio in your beautiful yard!

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More about Iron Owl Design + Build

We help homeowners enhance the beauty of their yards with beautiful stone and wood features. Iron Owl delivers superior craftsmanship and the dedicated service of a local, family owned and operated business. We specialize in the design and construction of premier-quality decks, pergolas, gates, fences, interlocking stone driveways and patios.

CATEGORIES
Decks
PRODUCTS
South Calgary: -3D Design - Low-Maintenance Composite + PVC Decks - Cedar + Natural Wood Decks - Aluminum, Glass, Composite + Wood Railings - Pergolas + Arbors - Privacy Screens + Walls - Cedar Gates - Interlocking Paving Stone Patios + Custom Installations
SERVICES
South Calgary Outdoor Living Space Builder
BRANDS
- Deckorators Composite Decking - Azek PVC Decking - Gtape Adhesive Membrane (used to waterproof deck framing and joists) - Belgard + Expocrete Paving Stone -Techo-Bloc Paving Stone _Inlite Design Lighting
SPECIALITIES
Premium-quality custom deck & patio building and design in South Calgary
WEBSITE
https://www.ironowl.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2012
PAYMENT METHOD
Personal Cheque, Bank Transfer, Cash, Drafts, Credit Card (fees may apply)
LICENSES
AB Prepaid Contractor Licence # 341771, Calgary Business Licence # BL189752
MEMBERSHIPS
BBB of Southern Alberta
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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