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Stone and Landscape

Professional and Stonescape and Landscape Design & Installation services for all commercial and residential applications. Full follow-up and maintenance. All work is guaranteed and insured.

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Customer Satisfaction

Thanks for a great job on my front stairs and drainage area. I've already recommended you to other people. It's a pleasure to work with a quality team of people who deliver what they promise. #1 Stonescaping is aces.

— Paul Ehmann

We could not be happier with our new patio from #1 Stonescaping! Dave is amazing to work with and helped us figure out the best plan for our vision and budget. His crew is the epitome of professional - very nice guys that do amazing work. Their operation is completely...

— Kristen Curran

I am very happy that I chose #1 Stonescaping for my landscaping project. David was very easy to work with and designed a limerock retaining wall and walkway that was exactly what I wanted. The plantings are beautiful too. My husband and I were so happy with how the work...

— Mary Archer-Smith

Dave and his crew did a beautiful job at my apartment complex, The Eleftheria, on South Allen Street in Albany. Professional, knowledgeable and their attention to detail was excellent. They placed "stone gardens" and park benches around the rear parking area. Beautiful! I have received so many compliments from tenants...

— Jim Googas

Dave and his team are great - They Rock! They landscaped both my front and back yards. I love their use of rocks - large pebbles instead of mulch in my back yard and one huge rock in my front. I love my ancient quarried rock.

— Mary Kelly

Dave, Chuck and the gang turned our old deck into an awesome new backyard hangout space. They put in a patio and fire pit as well as a fantastic outdoor bar. They were a great team to work with. Their professionalism and attention to detail were beyond my expectations. We...

— Kevin Donlon

#1 Stonescaping created a patio and fire pit that transformed our outside living space beyond our dreams. Their industry experience is priceless! From the beginning to completion of the project, Dave, Chuck and Tom were extremely professional, punctual and truly a pleasure to work with. At the end...

— Terry and Carol Ratigan

Dave and Chuck were great to work with. They met with us to discuss our needs and propose possibilities. They listened to what we wanted and then provided us with a wonderful design that we are absolutely thrilled with. They worked thru the nasty weather in April,...

— Kevin Ryan

David and his team did an outstanding job on our patio. We needed various repairs and a new fire pit built. Everything came out great. The team was fast, flexible and reasonably priced. I will definitely be recommending them to friends and family!

— Rob Retajczyk

David and his entire team are the most professional and efficient people I have had the privilege of working with to beautify my home. They are prompt, neat, courteous and expert at their craft. I look forward to working with them again to install a back patio.

— Maureen Topping

We are so pleased with our new patio. We chose #1Stonescaping after seeing our neighbor's patio that they had constructed a few years ago. David met with us to discuss plans. He gave advice and ideas to make the most out of this backyard space. He told us it would...

— Nancy Farrell

Our commercial property in the heart of a revitalized downtown Schenectady is a unique property in that it features a large private courtyard. When we purchased the property 13 years ago the courtyard materials were already worn and dated. (pressure treated wood landscape timbers and concrete pavers) We spent two...

— OBAN Associates, LLC

In Fall 2017 we had #1 Stonescaping take out a cement patio in our backyard and replace it with a new stone patio complete with a fire pit and seating area. Chuck and the team were exceptional - prompt and professional. They never left for the night without making sure...

— Ken and Kathie Ziobrowski

We are so happy with our new patio. Dave and Chuck and their team were so easy to work with. They had great ideas about how to incorporate our old space with our new space. They really went out of their way to make sure we could see their "vision"...

— Jill Richardson

These guys were great to work with - Dave and Chuck are experts in the industry and take pride in what they do. They are extremely knowledgeable and full of a lot of great ideas. They listened to my general ideas/thoughts and ran with them, creating our dream backyard we...

— Jed G.

Dave is a man with a professional work ethic and corresponding work crew. I am pleased to say that there still exists craftsmanship in our time. Thank you for creating "curb appeal " to our property and then doubled down with a great rear yard patio.

— Richard Lenihan

I originally had Dave and his crew do landscaping of my front yard including a curved stone walk 25 years ago. The walk has stayed the way it was laid, with no shifting of the stone even through winters. I just had Dave back (takes me a while to...

— Marilyn Eberle

Thank you to Dave and his team for a fantastic job of turning a nightmare of a stone field into a beautiful backyard! From the first meeting through completion of the job, Dave and his team were the utmost professionals with consistent focus on delivering top quality results. ...

— Cindy O'Connor

We enjoyed working with #1Stonescaping. We contacted Dave early Spring. He came out to our house to view the backyard and listened to our ideas. He took our basic concepts and suggested very helpful options. Dave and Chuck came back out and outlined the various areas in white spray...

— Sharon and Jerry Trant

We are very pleased with our patio built by #1 Stonescaping, and would definitely recommend them. I had a design in mind, and Dave worked with me to create a detailed estimate. He didn't try to "sell" us on extras, allowing us to comfortably stay within our budget. Chuck &...

— Shea & Brian Carr

What a great experience it was to have such a professional, caring team work to make an idea come to life at our home. Dave, Chuck, Augie and the team were wonderful to work with...prompt, timely, talented and so pleasant whether it was discussing plans, scheduling and all that goes...

— Elizabeth Shields

Once again I must write a testimonial to Dave and Chuck and the wonderful crew. After having Dave update all our landscaping and front patio and walkway we could not get enough! This year we added a beautiful new patio to our backyard which completes our dreams. It is truly...

— John and Trudy Arena

We couldn't be happier with our amazing walkway and patio from Dave and Chuck and the rest of the #1 Stonescaping team. They brought experience and knowledge and most of all ideas to make our dream become a reality. We quickly established a wonderful rapport and communication was easy. #1's...

— Jenelle and Jeff Cardone

Dave and his team did an amazing job redesigning the platform around the flagpole and turned it into a show piece on the CBA Campus. It was a pleasure working with Dave, a CBA Alumnus, because he put his heart and soul into the job and created something...

— Colleen Ward
Director of Institutional Advancement
Christian Brothers Academy

We own a raised ranch and our landscaping was dated and overgrown. After a consult with Dave, I decided to leave it in his hands since his vision for our property was right on point. The crew came in and removed bushes, up old roots, removed old unsightly cement areas,...

— John and Trudy Arena

This is the second job I used Dave, first a front porch and then a patio. I am very satisfied with the workmanship and the clean up and would recommend him to anyone.

— Fred Ruff

Dave did a fantastic job on our front walkway. Beautiful color stone and beautiful design. Absolutely love the work and highly recommend Dave's company to anyone. He came when he said he was available to start the work and finished before scheduled date.

— Suzanne and Brian McCarthy

In late Fall of 2015 Dave's crew did both a patio and landscaping in our yard. His three workman, Chuck, Dan and August were exceptional. The patio consisted of intricate pavers with 2 seating walls and LED accent lighting in the walls and stairs attached to the porch. Their workmanship...

— Dave & Gail Barton

Last year Dave and his crew rebuilt one side of the blue stone retaining wall next to our driveway using the existing stones. Dave told me it would look like a piece of art. I did not understand what he meant until the job had been completed. ...

— Michael Tateo

David Lawler and his team rebuilt our bluestone porch, stairs and wall - everything turned out great! David kept us up to date at each step in the process and the job came in right on budget. Excellent workmanship! Clean job site! I would only call...

— Heather Bennett

I had a small sidewalk put in by Dave, Chuck and Dan. I was very pleased with the job. They were always there when they said they would be. They were very pleasant to deal with and everything was cleaned up when they finished. Chuck very gently convinced me to...

— Leona Morin

Our stonescape and landscaping project was beautifully designed by Dave and his team. We are thoroughly enjoying the layout and beautiful aesthetic of our patio and walkway!

— Kelly Nisiewicz

#1 Stonescaping did a beautiful job in laying out and putting in our new patio and walkway. They are craftsmen at their work. We would easily recommend them others.

— Dan & Tracy Morra

We needed new front steps and a new sidewalk, and Dave and his crew did a great job. Dave's design ideas opened up terrific new possibilities for our garden, and his recommendations brought a whole new look to the front of the property. It was a pleasure to work with...

— Bill Walker

We have been customers of #1 for many years. They maintain our home and business property. We have been very satisfied with their expertise and work ethics. Recently we had stone work done at our business. We met with Dave as we wanted to eliminate steps and tie the new...

— Mark and Jane Levine

We had a beautiful red brick walkway put in front of our house and people are slowing down and stopping to admire it! These guys are THE BEST! Dave, Chuck and Dan did an amazing job! It is truly an art and they are not only professional but...

— Tim and Cathy Eckhardt

Within a few minutes I felt like Dave would be the person that I would hire to design and build our patio. He was very professional, insightful, and maybe best of all, seemingly honest and down to earth. Dave was very patient with our decision making process and the...

— Ed Baskerville

Dave and his crew are extremely talented and professional. Their work is beautiful, pricing is very fair and as an Architect it's a beautiful thing to see such good craftsmen show up on time, when they say they will and keep their work site clean and safe. I have more...

— Dennis Ross

Dave and crew did a superb landscaping job. Dave was also excellent in helping us design the project. We will us them again.

— John Black

We hired #1 Stonescaping to do a patio around an in-ground pool we recently installed. Not only were Dave and Chuck a pleasure to work with, they were extremely professional and always cleaned up after themselves everyday and took extra care to make sure their vehicles and tools didn't...

— C. Del Giudice

Dave and his crew, Chuck and Johnny, rebuilt a stone wall for me last year. Dave discussed redoing the landscaping behind the wall. This spring the boys pulled up all the old yews and prepared the area. Last week they returned and planted a variety of colorful plantings...

— Michael Tateo

We asked Dave to create some gardens that looked different from the others in the neighborhood. Dave listened and worked hard to find plantings that would accomplish this. We are very pleased and looking forward to enjoying the color and textures he put together for us.

— Jo and Chip Ashworth

Dave and his team did an excellent job building our gas fire pit. The pit came out great and his crew were professional. Will definitely use them for any future outdoor space needs.

— George Wolf

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dave and his staff for designing and transforming an large landscaping project at our apartment complex into something that our residents are proud to call home! Dave and his staff were professional and courteous at all times. There meticulous attention to...

— Debbie Trinci

Master craftsmen!!! When my family purchased a home that needed extensive work, we were lucky to have a referral to Dave. From the planning phase to execution, professional and kind would be the experience. The whole team worked to transform our home into a beautiful showpiece that is completely functional. The...

— Timothy Lynch

I had procrastinated about repairing a retaining wall near the driveway. When I finally decided to move forward I contacted #1Stonescaping and spoke to Dave Lawler to get an estimate. I was expecting him to tell me that it was too late in the season to do the job, but...

— Mike Tateo

It goes without saying that the service provided throughout my Hardscape project was unprecedented. As an Engineer the attention to detail is always critical, the level and attention to detail applied during my project was impeccable. The Communication between Chuck, the crew, and I thru every phase of the...

— Jim Crouch

Dave and his guys just completed a redesign of a large area of our backyard using cobblestone and focal stone accent pieces. Not only are we delighted by the result but the work ethic of the group was clear to see and the price was reasonable. Dave had his...

— John and Gloria Bramley

#1 Stonescaping transformed our ho-hum back yard into a bi-level patio and fire pit area worthy of a spread in Better Homes and Gardens or HGTV! From our first planning meeting months before breaking ground, to the gorgeous patio(s) we enjoy today, David's crew was masterful at creating the outdoor...

— Jayne S. & Dave W.

We were very pleased with the work done. Dave and his crew were very professional and got the job done in a couple of days. The garden has never looked so good. We have already received many nice comments from neighbors and friends on how beautiful it looks....

— Stephen and Joanne Cadalso

Dave, Chuck, and Johnny, I wanted to take the time and thank you for the wonderful job you did on our Patio at our Best Fire Hearth & Patio showroom in Colonie. When someone has the word PATIO in their own name, you better make sure your own patio lives up...

— Sincerely,
Lucas Stritsman
President, Best Fire Hearth & Patio

I'm calling Dave the next time I need some stone landscaping done. Dave and crew did the work at my previous home where I had specific plans in my head for a front walk, rear patio, and stone retaining wall. Dave's work ethic and level headed, no-nonsense demeanor was evident...

— John Love

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"..Dave and his team did an amazing job  redesigning the platform around the flagpole and turned it into a show piece on the CBA Campus.  It was a pleasure working with Dave, a CBA Alumnus, because he put his heart and soul into the job and created something way beyond our expectations.  It will be a source of pride on our campus for years to come."

Colleen Ward
Director of Institutional Advancement - Christian Brothers Academy