Land Escapes Durham

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KrisP
KrisP
1 review Pickering, ON
10/10

Patio and retaining wall

Ryan and Matt did an amazing job and exceeded our expectations. They were punctual, honest and just overall nice guys. I think the thing that stood out the most to me was their honesty. During the estimation, Ryan had come up with a number of options and suggested with going with the most cost-effective approach as he felt the more costly ones would not be worth it to me as a homeowner. There was a change to the design that was required and Ryan was trying to figure out a way to adjust for this without spending any more money. I also found their quality of work to be better than I was expecting. On occasion, I would look through the window and see what they were doing. I caught them making the most minor adjustments to ensure the interlocking fit correctly even though I thought it looked good without the adjustments. So, that was nice to see how meticulous they were. I will definitely be calling them back if we need work done again!

Approximate cost of services:
$14,000.00
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Kim and Kris,
Thank you very much for the compliments. Honesty builds long lasting client relationships that we hope will last for years. We are always very pleased to hear we exceeded your expectations, that's what it's all about! Enjoy your new practical landscape and we hope to see you in the future! Thank you for taking the time to write a review!

Matt and Ryan Darling,
Land Escapes Durham.

J B.
J B.
5 reviews Whitby, ON
10/10

Backyard landscaping

We are so pleased with the work Land Escapes Durham did on this project!! Their price was excellent, they started the job when promised, worked steadily on the project and finished when they said they would. We even added a couple of extras along the way and they happily complied. They are extremely skilled at their craft and everyday they left our yard tidy. The design was all theirs ... consulting us about preferences.....we love it! They stone product they used from Unilock compliments the brick work of our house. It is very modern look with a wide range of complimentary stones. Unilock is the way to go for sure!! Land Escapes Durham were very considerate of our neighbors, inconveniencing others as little as possible and always making time to explain the project along the way. Their professionalism, attention to detail, excellent customer service is the reason I would happily recommend them for your project. Our backyard is now our happy place....we find ourselves out there each day....just relaxing and breathing and enjoying the wonderful change. It was an easy project!! Thank you to Ryan and Matt and their crew.

Approximate cost of services:
$55,000.00
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Wow. Thank you for the great review. We are extremely happy with the outcome of your project. Our goal is to exceed your every expectation and it sounds like we nailed it!Thank you to you guys for the hospitality, comments and input. Let us know how the short game improves and I hope you enjoy more R+R now that you don't have to cut the grass.
Thank you for choosing Land Escapes Durham.

Take care!

Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham

Lynda in
Lynda in
1 review , ON
10/10

I love my Patio!

Matt and Ryan were tasked with relaying our flagstone patio which had heaved and sunk. The steps from the house onto the patio was too steep. Matt and Ryan lifted each flag stone and relaid making sure each stone was was level and straight. The old step was replaced with graduating steps which are safer and look smarter. Matt and Ryan were punctual. They worked quickly getting the job finished on time. The yard was kept as neat as possible. They cleaned up the worksite when finished. Thanks Matt and Ryan I love the patio and steps.

Approximate cost of services:
$4,000.00
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Thank you very much Lynda and Paul.
We were thrilled with the outcome of your patio repair. Thank you for choosing Land Escapes Durham and we hope to work with you again in the future.

Sincerely,
Ryan and Matt Darling

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

Front Walkway Replacement & Drainage Solution

Matt and Ryan were a pleasure to deal with. They made the job easy for me - supplying quotes, ideas, samples in a timely fashion. They got the job done when, and as promised; the worksite was kept clean and orderly, and the final product looked great. I would not hesitate to recommend them.

Approximate cost of services:
$3,500.00
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Hi Lynn,
Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad you love the result! It was a pleasure working with you and we'd love to hear from you if you have any more landscaping needs in the future.
Thanks again for your business, all the best,
Matt Darling and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

Sue
Sue
1 review Bowmanville, ON
10/10

Backyard patio

Excellent work by excellent people. On time, tidy and created exactly what i wanted. Will definitely use their services again.

Approximate cost of services:
$17,000.00
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Suzanne,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure working with you. We appreciate you noticing our efforts to be clean and punctual. I hope you get lots of R&R on the new patio and deck this season. We look forward to installing plant material in your gardens this spring.
All the best!
Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham

jennifer.helmer2
jennifer.helmer2
1 review Bowmanville, ON
10/10

Patio

Regraded, designed and completed patio! Very professional and clean. Very personable and respectful of our neighbours.

Approximate cost of services:
$15,000.00
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Company Response

Thank you Jenn! Your backyard looks fabulous and we were happy to take care of the drainage issues you were having. We look forward to hearing from you when you are ready to transform your front yard. Until then, take care and thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Ryan and Matt Darling
Land Escapes Durham

de.hall
de.hall
1 review , ON
10/10

Patio and walkway

Matt and Ryan of Land Escapes Durham were amazing!! The finished design was exactly what we were expecting - it was done on time, on budget and the quality of their work was impeccable. I would not hesitate to recommend them or use their services again.

Approximate cost of services:
$16,000.00
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Company Response

Thanks so much for the review and all the kind words Denise! We're sure your outdoor living space will be somewhere to relax and to entertain for many years. Your hospitality while we were working was second to none, so a big thanks to yourself and Pat
Hope to hear from you soon,
Matt and Ryan Darling
Land Escapes Durham

JGreen in Port Perry
JGreen in Port Perry
1 review Port Perry, ON
10/10

Bricking Basement walls

The boys came by, priced the job, were flexible on the price. They began as said - when they said they would. Communicated all the way meeting every commitment. Did an amazing job, cleaned thoroughly and split. They turned a big messy job into a quick manageable project. Highly recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$12.00
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Company Response

Thanks so much for the kind review! Yours was a project that excited us, it's not everyday you get to transform a basement into an "English pub"! The job went smoothly for everyone involved, and you and your family were a pleasure to work for!
Thanks again,
Matt and Ryan Darling, Land Escapes Durham

John in Courtice
John in Courtice
1 review Courtice, ON
10/10

Front yard project

We are very pleased with the work done by Ryan and Matt. We appreciate their design help and their punctuality and the quality of their work. They were very good at cleaning up each night. They went above and beyond in their service and we would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone.

Approximate cost of services:
$15,000.00
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John and Rosalie,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your front yard looks beautiful. Thank you for all of the ice cold water, it really helped us get through those hot days. We hope to hear from you again in the future.

All the best,

Matt and Ryan Darling

J B.
J B.
5 reviews Whitby, ON
10/10

Front of house interlock, paving and garden design

Very professional, prompt and finished project on time. Results are higher than my expectations. Has added BIG value to our home and looks so great!!! This company delivers! They are organized, highly skilled at their trade and really nice people! Call them when you want to add curb appeal to your home!

Approximate cost of services:
$30.00
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Thank you very much for your review. Our goal is to exceed your every expectation. We are extremely happy with the outcome of your landscaping and enjoyed transforming your front yard to be the envy of the neighbourhood. We look forward to serving
all of your landscape needs in the future.

Sincerely

Ryan and Matt Darling

Land Escapes Durham

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More about Land Escapes Durham

At Land Escapes Durham, creativity, craftsmanship and customer satisfaction are the tenets of our business. We strive to set ourselves apart by creating beautiful outdoor living spaces that are built better, and last longer. When you choose Land Escapes Durham, your project will be completed start to finish by landscape professionals with over 30 years experience in the Durham Region, not summer students or hired help. Whether you need to spruce up the front yard for added curb appeal, or to create a backyard escape for entertaining or relaxing, we would love to work with you on any of the following projects :

Interlocking walkways, driveways, patios
Retaining walls, armour stone walls
Natural stone/flagstone
Gardens/planting
Grading/sodding/drainage
Waterfalls/water features
Indoor and outdoor stone masonry
Decks
Outdoor living features (kitchens, fireplaces etc..)

CATEGORIES
Landscape Contractors & Designers
SERVICES
Build Custom Arbor, Pergola, or Trellis Landscape Architect Brick and Stone Flatwork Repair Brick and Stone Stairs, Walks and Patios Landscape Designs Major Grading Excavation Landscaping for Yard or Garden Install Synthetic Grass for Putting Greens, Play Areas, etc. Minor Grading or Resloping Install Landscape Curbing Install Lawn Sprinkler System Repair Lawn Sprinkler System Build Outdoor Kitchen Outdoor Lighting Install Outdoor Lighting Repair Playground Equipment Install Sod Build Concrete Swimming Pool Install Vinyl or PVC Fence Install Fountian or Waterfall Install Pond or Water Feature Install Wood Fence Install Wrought Iron Fence
WEBSITE
http://www.facebook.com/LED.LandEscapesDurham/
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Cash and e-transfer
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Humber College Horticultural Technicians
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 years on Workmanship
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