Burke Lakefront Landscaping Articles

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They scheduled a date, they arrived as scheduled, worked hard and long to complete the job ahead of schedule. Every technical question was addressed quickly and professionally. I would recommend them to others. I actually recommend them to a canal neighbor last week. The only issue I had was is with backfill that was placed without compaction which has resulted in holes in yard.
- dennis H.
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This is probably the worst experience I have ever had with a residential contractor!
Key points, according to
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Energy Lake Services' representative:
-
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has been removed from
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's list of approved contractors, because they do not adhere to
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's rules for construction on the lake. don't use them if your project is on Lake
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or other
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lake!
- The type of seawall
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builds - an "A" shaped wall of rip-rap with filter fabric and soil fill behind it - is not permitted by
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on their lakes.

Chronology:
The contract was signed and 50% deposit check was given on 03.25.14 - "to hold the price of the rock."
After several inquiries, on Saturday, 05.24.14 (week 8) I received a phone call out of the blue that a truck with the first load of rock would arrive in about 5 minutes. One or 2 truckloads per day of rock or dirt were delivered over a number of days..
On Tuesday, 06.04.14 (week 10) two men and a backhoe arrived (unannounced) to start the work. They worked half a day.
Work continued, 2 or 3 days a week typically for 2 to 4 hours a day, though 06.27.14 (week 13).
On Friday, 06.20.14, Mecklenburg Water Quality representatives arrived by boat and told
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' men to stop work because they did not have the required permits. On Monday, 06.23.14 (week 13), a Mecklenburg Water Quality representative came to my door to tell me that I could be required to do some $15,000 in remediation, since my shoreline was disturbed without permits.
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' men were working, even though they had been directed not to. Since they were here, I got them and the Water Quality man together and asked them to work out a solution that would not stop the work for a month or more (the time it takes to get the permits) and would not require the remediation. After an hour of phone calls back and forth, it was agreed that
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could finish their work, remediation would not be required, and
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would immediately apply for the permits.
On Monday, 06.23.14,
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said they would be finished on Friday 06.27.14 (week 13) and wanted the final check. I walked the job with the foreman on that Friday and pointed out several substantial areas that were not finished. On Saturday 06.28.14, I received a virulent, ranting voice message from
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, to which I replied with a text message correcting his stated "facts" and objecting to the unprofessional attitude of his voice message. On Tuesday, 07.01.14 (week 14)
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called in a much more sane frame of mind and said they would finish the work the next day. They came and did a little work. I again noted the areas that were incomplete, but they insisted they would do no more work.
The rock seawall itself appears to be well built, but there are substantial deficiencies that remain:
- The soil used to fill behind the seawall is full of chunks of rock, many as large as softballs, that would severely damage a lawnmower blade. I spent one very hot day raking the areas to try to remove the worst of the rocks before seeding, but more keep floating to the surface.
- The "finish" grading is irregular, with several areas that pond, etc. The "before" grading sloped gradually down to the seawall. Now it slopes down and then back up to the seawall.
- The soil used is of such poor quality that grass will not grow in it After 6 weeks, the grass I had planted is less than 1/2 inch high, even with daily watering. My budget is depleted for now, but I hope to be able to have a
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of topsoil spread over the area, graded to the proper slopes.
- The north end of the seawall terminates at a beach. The seawall termination was to match that of my neighbor, which
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built many years ago. It doesn't.
An overriding problem with
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is
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' refusal to communicate with his customers. He has serious anger management issues. He completely failed to keep this client informed of what was going on - trucks, workers and equipment came and went at random times, and didn't showup for days on end. They said they would be finished "tomorrow" and then didn't show up for days. The standard excuse was always the weather, which was usually bogus. The workers were easy to get along with and seemed to know what they were doing, but I don't believe
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has set foot on the property since we signed the contract. According to his reputation (and Angies' List reviews) he knows how to build seawalls, but I believe his motorsports business is his first priority. His slipshod management and unprofessional conduct make working with him frustratingly difficult.
On Thursday 08.21.14 (week 21), a representative of
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Energy Lake Services showed up at my door, saying he was reviewing "my" permit application and needed to see the project. He showed me the application, which I had not seen before, and I noted that my signature had been forged twice. He said the project would not have been approved if
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had applied for the permit before construction, but since it was now complete,
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would not require me to remove it. I told him that
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had refused to apply for the permit before starting, and now I knew why.
I am disappointed, to put it mildly, that this project turned out so badly in view of the all-A reviews on Angie's List. I note that the last review was almost 2 years ago, so I can only suppose that Mr.
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has run things into the ground over that time period.


- Michael W.
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Liberty was great. Very punctual both at the time of the estimate and service. I requested to have the wall in prior to August and
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made it happen. The wall came out great. Not only did he suggest to run a drainage pipe (which some other landscapers tried avoiding) but leveled off the rest of my patio so that the
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of the patio met the earth and reseeded all disturbed areas. I'll
be calling them in the spring for my front yard. I usually forget to leave feedback, but they did such a terrific job, I had to make sure I followed up with a positive one. Can't recommend enough.
- Anthony B.
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does a great job with cutting the lawn and weekly cleanup. They are professional, reliable and conscientious. They are however a bit expensive, but I file this under "you get what you pay for". We have had cheaper service providers with problems.
- Richard H.
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Their guy (
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) came out and was very nice and did a good job listening to what I wanted done, but their price was double what I received from other companies. The driveway was quoted at about $28,000 from Kings. I have a quote from a brick paver co for $15,000. Another quote from someone else was $13,900. They were all using unilock pavers. I sent an email and thanked
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for his time and told him his quote was almost double. He emailed back to say that was unusual but he couldn't do anything about the cost. I wouldn't use them again just because of their prices.
- Louis C.
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Set up an appointment date and kept it. Said that he would get back to us with an estimate in a couple days and he did just that. Very nice guy, professional, and answered all our questions. Even offered his opinions and advice on the project which were all great.
- Steve P.
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I have an estimate for a full sea wall replacement with this company.
But I called them back to do some repairs in the meantime until I sell
real estate up north. He looked at job, we discussed, I gave the green
light. Never heard back. I've called them at least twice since and
they don't call back or show any interest in working on my seawall. I
have no idea if they do good work, but NO work is inexcusable. What's
up with that?
- ALLEN D.
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This is a copy of the letter I sent to
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Hi
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and
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We
thought about completing a new seawall and dock for a long time and want
to let you know how glad we are to have chosen
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.. There
were so many restrictions placed on construction of a seawall by the
County that at one point we worried we would not be able to put in a
seawall. The Rip-Rap wall that you put in not only looks great, is an
environmentally friendly way to protect against erosion, and I am happy
to say we no longer worry about seeing a gator under our bird feeders.
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, I knew that as soon as I reached you with any questions or
messages, I knew you would follow through. As far as the dock,
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you were great and so patient to work with as I kept adding more to the
project, like the extra step and the railing on two sides so
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would
have something to hold onto when we were out on the dock. Even the
County inspector who came out afterwards remarked on the quality of the
work and materials.
We are really happy with this investment we made to our
property. I would and do recommend you to anyone who is thinking of a
seawall or dock.
Sincerely,
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&
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3058
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Palm Harbor, FL 24684
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- CAROL W.
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did an outstanding job, beings careful with the existing landscaping around the ponds. They removed the landscaping plants as necessary And replanted them when they finished.
They are so busy that it took them three months to get to me but it was well worth the wait.
They cleaned up after themselves and left the area looking like they hadn't been there.
I would highly recommend them to either build a new pond water feature and rebuild an existing one.
- Ronald K.
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The initial contact went well. we set up and appointment, meet with
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in early September and received an estimate. Decided to go with
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and sent in a deposit. A few weeks to a month passed and my husband contacted them to find out where we were in their schedule. Apparently the employee that received the deposit never told anybody and we slipped through the cracks, we were told that the employee had been let go. Okay, stuff happens but by the time they could fit us on the schedule it was
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and they were only able to do the basecoat of the asphalt, spread the dirt pile from our addition and install the compacted base for the patio. They said we could live with driveway basecoat over the winter and they would come back in the spring to complete the job. It would give us an opportunity to live with the driveway layout and we could make any adjustments in the spring. Sounded great to us. Spring arrived, I called
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and he came right out. We needed stairs for our back entrance and
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and I had an extensive conversation on how we needed to first determine the height and layout of the stairs as it would determine grading of the path to the patio and the rest of the landscape. He left saying he would make mock up of the stairs so we could see what would work and then move on from there with the rest of the landscape project. We also discussed a couple of changes to the driveway and finished look. We never heard another word. We were very disappointed at having the project stall out again.
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is a nIce guy, his people do decent work but lack customer service resulting in no follow-up or follow through. Would not recommend
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landscaping due to a lack of dependability.
- Sandra A.
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Above All Landscaping & Tree Service

5324 Qualey Place
Woodbridge, VA

Alexander's Construction Company

13127 oreole drive
Beltsville, MD

American Remodeling LLC

Monument Dr
Fairfax, VA

Andre's Technology Empire

1200 Delaware Avenue SW Suite 303
Washington, DC

Antique Floors & Restoration LLC

37736 Hyatt Lane
Purcellville, VA

Antonio Landscaping, LLC

6316 S Kings Hwy
Alexander, VA

Anytime Handyman Services

14356 Northbrook Ln.
Gainesville, VA

Aquatic Artisan

911 Nichols Dr
Laurel, MD

Archiquest Inc

5412 Woodway Dr
Alexandria, VA

Arrowwood Landscape Design

10817 Stacy Run
Fredericksburg, VA

Avanza Landscaping & Maintenance

1440 S. Greenbrier St.
Arlington, VA

B & G Tree And Lawn Care

1285 Carl D. Silver Parkway
Fredricksburg, VA

B.K. Services

504 kibler circle
Vienna, VA

Backyard Ponds, LLC

PO BOX 1802
Beltsville, MD

BART CONSTRUCTION

1936 BEAVER LN
Mc Lean, VA

Beltway Blinds

6301 Ivy Ln
Greenbelt, MD

Better Lawn Service, Inc.

P.O. Box 5256
Arlington, VA

Bill's Handyman Service

14713 Crenshaw Dr
Centreville, VA

BILL'S LANDSCAPING

Madison, VA

BMC Group Inc

9824 Sudley Manor Dr
Manassas, VA

Brad4Cad LLC

5657 Utrecht Rd
Baltimore, MD

Brews Landscaping

Manassas, Va

Brian Sandberg Construction Co. Inc.

P.O. Box 3674
Frederick, MD

Bright Construction Group Inc

PO Box 2038
Merrifield, VA

Burnsy Scapes LLC

15119 Jupiter Hills Lane
Haymarket, VA

Campbell Landscaping LLC

PO Box 729
Herndon, VA

Chesapeake Landscape & Design

1300 Defense Hwy
Gambrills, MD

Chick Landscaping, Inc.

4512 Sandy Spring Rd
Burtonsville, MD

Classic Stonescaping & Gardens LLC

3259 Slade Dr
Falls Church, VA

creative concepts landscaping

26213 lafayette dr
Rhoadesville, VA

Crescent Design & Construction Inc

2933 West Ox Rd.
Herndon, VA

Custom Stonescaping LLC

2755 Greenway blvd.
Falls Church, VA

D. B. Rankin General Contractor Inc

9504 Nandina Dr
Henrico, VA

Dailan Services, LLC

Alexandria, VA

David L Sisk Landscape & Home Services

182 Kenney Store Ln
Reva, VA

DesignscapesVA, LLC

14002B Grumble Jones Ct.
Centreville, VA

Drainage & Erosion Solutions LLC

1889 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA

Eco-Friendly Lawn and Landscaping, LLC

4704 Korvett Dr
Woodbridge, VA

Envision Lawn & Landscape

902 Wrigley Place
Fort Washington, MD

EP Mowing & Landscaping Inc

8801 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA

EVERGREEN LANDSCAPING

Brookeville, MD

EYECATCHERS SCAPES & STRUCTURE

4709 ELMER DERR RD
Frederick, MD

Fairfax Fence

10921 Wild Ginger Circle
Fairfax, VA

FastTrack Commercial and Home Services

10121 Hampton Road
Fairfax Station, VA

Feature Construction LLC

3831 S George Mason Dr
Falls Church, VA

FEATURE DESIGN INC

6361 VERDE CT
Alexandria, VA

Fine Earth Landscape Inc

16815 Budd Road
Poolesville, MD

Franklin Construction LLC

10377 Green Holly Ter
Silver Spring, MD

FRONTIER LAWN CARE & LANDSCAPING

42134 John Mosby Highway
Aldie, VA

Full Sun Landscapes

PO Box 128
Centreville, VA

Garner Exteriors, LLC

PO Box 420
Dunkirk, MD

Geotek

2320 Dulles Station Blvd
Herndon, VA

Graham Restoration LLC

11271 James Madison highway
Bealeton, va

Great American Landscapes Inc

14310 Comus Rd
Clarksburg, MD

Green Foot Landscaping ,LLc

Po Box 60541
Potomac, MD

GREEN MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPING INC

PO Box 600
Damascus, MD

Green Solutions Landscape Management

16800 Beverly Mill Drive
Broad Run, VA

Green Team Inc

10307 Piper Ln.
Manassas, VA

Greensward, LLC

PO Box 177
Culpeper, VA

GREENWAY VISTA LANDSCAPES AND DESIGN

15159 LORD FAIRFAX HWY
White Post, VA

GRIGG DESIGN INC

8193A EUCLID CT
Manassas, VA

GroundWorX LLC

Marshall, VA

GrowServ

4938 Hampden Ln
Bethesda, MD

HAZEL RIVER CO

15225 RYLAND CHAPEL RD
Rixeyville, VA

HENRY CONSTRUCTION

822 viers mill rd
Rockville, MD

I S ENTERPRISES

1324 H STREET NE
Washington, DC

Iris Design Associates

12709 Marsh Rd
Bealeton, VA

J & J Landscape Management, Inc

PO Box 2477
Alexandria, VA

J-MARK CONSTRUCTION

4393 Kevin Walker Drive
Mount Clair, VA

J.J. Handyman Services

3022 Javier Road
Fairfax, VA

J.R Remodeling Inc

1485 Eden Drive
Frederick, MD

JC&P General Contractor

5500 Lakewhite Ct
Fairfax, VA

JL Affordable Landscaping

Po Box 145
Dumfries, VA

JL Tree Service Inc

3301 Old Pickett Rd
Fairfax, VA

JOHNSON'S TREE & LANDSCAPING

1103 Westover st.
Culpeper, VA

KC General Contracting

1023 Cypresstree Dr
Capitol Heights, MD

Keith and Son Landscaping

11701 Prices Distillery RD
Damascus, MD

Keller Lawn Services

5695 Robeys Meadow Ln
Fairfax, VA

KIARAS LANDSCAPING

9440 HORIZON RUN RD
Montgomery Village, MD

KOONTS LANDSCAPING INC

7194 Mosby Dr
Warrenton, VA

LA+A studio, llc

4423 Underwood St
University Park, MD

Land And Water Industries

8407 Wesley Stinnett Blvd
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Landscape Lighting Designers Plus

11418 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD

Lee Highway Nursery, LLC

7159 Burke Ln
Warrenton, VA

Lee's Tree Service

16105 Morrow Rd
Poolesville, MD

Limitless Design & Build, LLC.

12587 Fair Lakes Cir #263
Fairfax, VA

Lissa's Landscape Company

5597 Seminary Rd
Falls Church, VA

Little's Landscaping

8104 Cherry Tree Dr.
Fredericksburg, VA

Living Gardens

6 Merritt House Rd Apt 10
Orrs Island, ME

Luchts Inc.

8113 Idylwood Rd.
Dunn Loring, VA

M & M LAWN CARE INC

23720 Overland Dr
Sterling, VA

M&M Professional Landscaping Inc

23720 Overland Drive
Sterling, VA

MA Landscape and design

83 inkberry circle
Gaithersburg, MD

Magee Design

21438 Steptoe Hill Rd
Middleburg, VA

Main Street Landscape, Inc.

2402 James Madison Hwy
Haymarket, VA

Maintenance Lawn Services

13809 new hampshire ave
Silver Spring, MD

Marshall's Lawn & Snow Removal

9116 Ridgewood Drive
Fort Washington, MD

Martinez Irrigation

12138 Central Ave
Bowie, MD

Mason's Lawn & Landscape

PO Box 424
Nokesville, VA

McHale Landscape Design

911 W St
Annapolis, MD

McHale Landscape Design

6212 Leapley Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD

Meadows Farms Nurseries Chantilly

42461 John Mosby Hwy
Chantilly, VA

Michael & Son Services Inc

5740 General Washington Dr
Alexandria, VA

Montclair Lawn & Landscaping

PO Box 7896
Woodbridge,

Moody Landscape Architecture

631B Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC

MY LANDSCAPER

303 FALLSTONE PL
Dumfries, VA

M² BUILDING AND DESIGN

7407 ALBERMARLE DR
Manassas, VA

Neville Interiors LLC.

3523 Napier St
Silver Spring, MD

New Horizons Lawn & Landscaping

PO Box 25211
Arlington, VA

Nicorock King

8621 Arlington Blvd
Arlington, VA

Novak Lawn Services

PO Box 6897
Silver Spring, MD

Oj Landscaping

4679 Kassel Circle
Woodbridge, VA

OldeTowne Historic Landscape

2 N. East Street
Frederick, MD

Opportunity Homes Inc.

10213 Helena Ter
Spotsylvania, VA

Optimum Construction LLC

2 Millard Ct
Sterling, VA

Outdoor Solutions

P.O. Box 683
Centreville, VA

paradiselawnscaping llc

P.O Box 786
Waldorf, MD

PERFECT LANDSCAPES LLC

21625 Cascades Parkway
Sterling, VA

PETRO DESIGN/BUILD

PO Box 1668
Bowie, MD

Pleasant Valley Landscapes, Inc.

24050 Youngwood Ln
Aldie, VA

Potomac Pile Driver

103 Randolph Road
Fredericksburg, VA

Presidential Custom Contracting

PO 83326
Gaithersburg, MD

Price Enterprises Inc.

2004 Cantata Ct
Vienna, VA

Pristine Acres

PO Box 811
Arlington, VA

Professional Grounds Inc

7955 Angleton Court
Lorton, VA

PROSCAPES of Virginia, LLC

PO Box 222
Gainesville, VA

R D M Landscaping Services Inc

11430 Rosedale Ln
Beltsville, MD

RC 4 Construction, Inc

5504 Peppercorn Drive
Burke, VA

Rock Water Farm

P.O. Box 351
Aldie, VA

Rock, Stone & Sand Yard, Inc.

9824 Richmond Highway
Lorton, VA

Ryan's Landscaping Inc

PO Box 5504
Springfield, VA

savoy's construction

Indian Head, md

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL

Shanholtz Landscaping

1170 Reston av
Herndon, va

Sharpe Construction

10606 Sawdust Circle
Rockville, MD

Simpson & Company Landscape Design Inc

7800 Shreve Rd.
Falls Church, VA

SISSON LANDSCAPES INC

10120 COLVIN RUN RD
Great Falls, VA

SNF Landscaping

14720 Bristow Rd
Manassas, VA

SOPRO Construction & Landscapes

26212 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD

Staples Electric LLC

4227 Summit Manor Ct Apt 301
Fairfax, VA

STATE OF THE ART LANDSCAPE

22611 MARKEY CT
Sterling, VA

Superior Contracting

Upper Marlboro, MD

Superior Landscaping, Inc.

16701 Cedar Post Court
Centreville, VA

Superior Turf and Landscaping

P.O. Box 428
Haymarket, VA

SURROUNDS INC

21580 Blackwood Ct
Sterling, VA

Sylvester Landscaping

11600 Channing Dr
Silver Spring, MD

Taproots Lawn & Garden Llc

7800 Solari Court
Pasadena, MD

The Grounds Guys of Reston

11654 Plaza America Drive,
Herndon, VA

Triton Design Group,Inc

6312 Seven Corners Center #362
Falls Church, VA

True custom painting

12613 Grace max st
Rockville, MD

Tyler's Landscaping & Junk Removel

5028 Croydon Ter
Frederick, MD

U.S Lawn Care Plus

2300 Pimmit Dr
Falls Church, VA

Universal Maintenance

65173 Seventh Road
Washington, DC

Valley Landscapes

12960 travilah rd
Potomac, MD

Vanguard Construction & Landscaping, LLC

6950 Runnymeade Trail
Fredericksburg, VA

Villanuevas Landscaping

3507 Rolling Hills Ave
Alexandria, VA

VirginiaRemodelings.com

Remodel for less by Rick
Ashburn, VA

W H Boyer Inc

2945 Georgia Ave
Glenwood, MD

Weiler's Lawn & Landscape Inc

138 R W Jefferson St
Falls Church, VA

Wonderland Pros

10112 statesboro ct
Manassas,
Burke Zip Codes

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