Creative Outdoors

4.75 | 104 Verified Ratings
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Creative Outdoors

4.75 | 104 Verified Ratings
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Erwin St
Tarzana, CA 91335
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Creative Outdoors

It's not possible to find all that we offer for a better price.

Creative Outdoors is a family owned and operated company, committed to quality, service and reasonable prices. We believe that every project deserves the attention to detail and quality of craftsmanship that we would expect for our own homes. While other contractors send out crews to do the work and show up when it�s time for payment, we have been praised by our clientele for our hands on approach and involvement in all projects large and small. Call us today and see for yourself why we are certified Service Magic professionals with a rare five star rating that we have proudly achieved and maintained throughout our Service Magic tenure.


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Service Area

  • Van Nuys
  • Canoga Park
  • Northridge
  • Sherman Oaks
  • Encino
  • Woodland Hills
  • North Hollywood
  • San Fernando
  • Tarzana
  • West Hills
  • Mission Hills
  • Winnetka
  • Reseda
  • Granada Hills
  • Chatsworth
  • Valley Village
  • Porter Ranch
  • Universal City
  • Studio City
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Services Offered

  • Wood Fence Install
  • Vinyl or PVC Fence Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood and Vinyl Fencing, Decks, and Patio Cover Installations
  • Major Home Repairs

Product Brands Used

  • Enduris & Duramax vinyl fencing

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Materials
  • Warranty Description: Installation guarantee
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 2003
  • Basilio Mario Hinojosa has been given the ServiceMagic certified award for superior customer satisfaction!
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Have donated labor and equipment for installation of elderly and youth safety and sports equipment

How We Got Started

I love working in The San Fernando Valley because I grew up here.

We started in this industry in 1984.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Creative Outdoors

My Work
11 Projects
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Creative Outdoors

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4.5   |  
Review by in Sherman Oaks, CA
I had a fence that had fallen down repaired by installing new posts. The workman did a good job.
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4.5   |  
Mario was honest and upfront about the cost and timeline of my project. I had a short 20' section of dilapidated wooden fence replaced with a 7' vinyl fence with a gate. As he told me initially, it took two partial days, the first was 1/2 day to set the posts and 2-3 hours the following day to erect the fence and attach the gate. He was fast, friendly and helpful in answering any questions. He immediately asked for my input when there was a decision to be made due to a small elevation difference on each side of the fence that affected the swing of the gate. I would highly recommend Creative Outdoors. Realistic expectations, above average customer service, and good communication resulted in a quality outcome with no misunderstandings.

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0.5   |  11-02-2016
Review by Dakota D. in Woodland Hills, CA
When Mario comes back to correct and complete the fence, I will possibly re-write my review. At this time, I guess you get what you pay for.
Response by Creative Outdoors: As is evident by our dozens upon dozens of Five Star ratings & reviews from over more than a decade of using Home Advisor as a referral service we have proven that we are very thorough in the details of or work from initial contact through to project completion. We apologize for any misunderstandings on the property owners behalf in assuming that additional materials & labor could be added at no additional cost and without additional approval from both sides. We will use this as a learning tool to better serve our future clients so that there are never any future misunderstandings.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Woodland Hills, CA
Mario did everything he said he was going to do when he said he was going to do it, you can't ask for more.
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Review by in Reseda, CA
Amazing Job! Great value! Stellar Work ethic! Already have given Mario's name to several friends. On time, responds to calls and emails in a timely manner:)
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5.0   |  
Mario was excellent, his crew was on time, courteous and did a great job!
Response by Creative Outdoors: Property owner was a pleasure to work for.
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2.0   |  
Review by in Reseda, CA
received estimate for board on board fence and gate installation but what was installed was a side by side fence and gate. I should have noticed the change in wording on the contact I signed but I didn't. My mistake. However, when I pointed this out to Mr Hinojosa he said he does many estimates and thought my estimate was for the side by side fence. Since the difference in price for board on board vs side by side fencing is at least $200.00 I think Mr Hinojosa should have offered me a $200.00 refund since I paid for the more expensive board on board fence that was specified in the written estimate. Instead I was not offered anything. The quality of the work was good.
Response by Creative Outdoors: Unfortunately the homeowner is mistaken. We also had this conversation when we completed the project, he was sent two estimates, one for side by side and another for board on board. He told me he would be going with the most cost effective option since he would not receive help from his neighbor. I then sent Mr (Customer name withheld per their request) a contract for side by side that matched the estimate for side by side. He also had the paperwork for weeks before signing it and returning it to me leaving plenty of time for him to ask any questions or confirm specifics before the work was to be started.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Winnetka, CA
I am very happy with the vinyl fences that Mario and his dad installed and they did a great job. They were very professional, any questions were addressed before they did the work.
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5.0   |  
We were SO pleased with the professional, efficient, and wonderful completion of the installation of two white vinyl gates and fence extension project. It was a pleasure to have both Mario and his father on the job for us, and the completed project garnered rave reviews from our dear neighbors, and our neighbor across the street even hired Mario to install a gate for her. It is wonderful in this world of people who don't keep their word to deal with Mario, who like us was raised "old school" to be a man of your word and give an honest day's work for an honest day's pay! Thanks again for such a wonderful experience and we would certainly recommend Mario to anyone who might need his excellent service!
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Review by in Woodland Hills, CA
Mario was professional and will to work with me to fit my needs. the work came out the way I hoped. I would definitely recommend this company
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