Gala Services, Inc.

4.79 |90 Verified Ratings
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Gala Services, Inc.

4.79 | 90 Verified Ratings
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PO Box 301659
Escondido, CA 92030
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Gala Services, Inc.

Pretty, green and clean.

Established in 2002, Gala Services, Inc., is a family owned and operated company that is committed to customer satisfaction. Our specialties include landscape installation, renovation, and maintenance. Services are provided from our two branches: Rancho Bernardo and Chula Vista. Other services: Installation of concrete sidewalks, pavers and flagstone as well as complete irrigation system installation and repair. Residential and commercial services.


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Service Area

  • San Diego
  • Escondido
  • Carlsbad
  • La Mesa
  • San Marcos
  • El Cajon
  • Poway
  • Encinitas
  • Santee

Services Offered

Brick & Stone
  • Brick and Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps - Install
  • Interlocking Pavers for Patios, Walks and Steps - Install
  • Landscaping for Yard or Garden Install
  • Synthetic Grass for Play Area Install
  • Sod Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Foundation Drainage - Install or Replace
  • Landscape - Install Landscaping for Yard or Garden - For Business
  • Lawn Care - Fall / Spring Clean Up
  • Lawn Care - Fall / Spring Clean Up - For Business
  • Lawn and Garden Sprinkler System - Repair - For Business

Product Brands Used

  • Hunter
  • Rain Bird
  • Toro
  • Weathermatic

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Warranty Description: 12 months in new installs
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Retaining Walls
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 2002
Memberships & Affiliations
  • California Association of Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA)
State Licensing
Trade: C-27 Landscape
License #: 948869
Expiration: 02-28-2022
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because Love being outdoors.

I love working in Southern California because Weather, friendly people, lots of plants..

We started in this industry in 2002.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Gala Services, Inc.

My Work
11 Projects
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Review by in Santee, CA
Rafael was nice, thorough and delivered as promised. I have been recommending him to several people and chose him over 7 other bids I got. Fair price, quality work and outstanding customer service with quick response times. Once the project started it was continuously worked on until done. I have neighbors who have a day or 2 of work and then nobody shows up for a couple weeks as they tend to other projects. Not the case with Rafael and his team. Very happy!!!
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Review by in Escondido, CA
Rafael is a true professional, has great customer service skills, knows his plants and has good design ideas. His team was always on time, cleaned up each day and also were professional and pleasant to deal with. We changed our mind on design a couple of times, Rafael was patient and had good suggestions and wanted to make sure we were going to be satisfied with the end result. Having seen the finished product and heard my experiences along the way, my neighbor has already requested Rafael s name and number for work on their yard.
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Review by in Escondido, CA
Project: Install Sod
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Rafael was very prompt in responding for my request, and provided an itemized estimate for my project. He was very pleasant and professional. Rafael provided suggestions for plants that would blend nicely with my existing plants. The workers were polite, professional, hard working, and efficient My backyard landscaping was completed in a timely manner and looks beautiful.
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Project: Install Sod
Rafael and his team installed sod and lighting on my property. Rafael was extremely pleasant to deal with. He listened and spent time with me going over the project. His pricing is fair and competitive. His team is very friendly and professional.
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Review by in El Cajon, CA
Project: Install Sod
I paid a premium price for the gopher mesh and new sod installation. Had gophers twice try to test edges of mesh and new sod. It would have been better to put mesh under cement decorative border for lawn which would have eliminated this issue. But two applications of gopher pellets and problem now resolved. Lawn before was pocked marked with many gopher holes and dead grass that gardener could not handle. It looked terrible,more dirt than lawn. After more than five years attempting to handle on my own with my gardener, I decided to finally have a professional take care of it. I researched many professionals. I chose a different company first, based on cost, but the deal fell through when they would not guarantee to perform work to industry best practices. I thus decided that if I was going to do this project I might as well do it right, even if it cost more which Gala certainly did. Gala advertises that it uses best practices. It personally agreed to perform the project using best practices and memorialized same in our contract. So I decided to go with them. I am very glad I paid the extra amount, about $1,000 more, because I definitely received the services I paid for. Gala came in and smoothed the ground, hauled away old dirt and placed new dirt before placing the gopher mesh and laying down the new sod in Feb-Mar 2020. It's now May 2020 and I again have the lawn I desire, especially since it is used more now due to Covid-19. Good investment re property value. Finally, Raphael was very responsive and even personally came to home in Horizon Hills/Mt Helix area twice for follow-up evaluation despite lock down. He arrived with mask and we maintained social distancing. He is reliable and highly trustworthy. I strongly recommend him and his company.
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Review by in Poway, CA
Rafael's team did a phenomenal job from start to finish. We hired Rafael to completely redo our backyard, which involved demolition of existing structures and walkways, prepping the various areas, leveling, installing sod and irrigation, installing pavers, wood mulch, rubber mulch and a wood pergola. each step of the way Rafael communicated very clearly his crew's status, what was coming next, answering any questions we had, and addressing anything that we felt was needed. he didn't try to upsell us, but rather tried to make the project more affordable by trimming costs in appropriate areas. we interviewed 7 or 8 contractors, and hands down after meeting him and receiving his bid, we knew he'd have our business in the end. Rafael shows a great amount of professionalism, a keen eye for landscaping design and aesthetic, and dedication to his customers' satisfaction. my wife and I can wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone pursuing a backyard project.
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Review by in Poway, CA
They show that they care about the outcome of your project
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Rafael and crew of Gala Services were efficient, friendly and well informed. Rafael was always available to answer questions and meet at the site. We ended up doing a concrete patio with wall and steps that turned out great. They were always flexible when additional work was requested. Our project was a makeover success and I would highly recommend Gala Services to my friends and family. I will be using them again for a future project,
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Review by in La Mesa, CA
Project: Install Sod
Rafael and his crew were professional, prompt and hardworking. They were flexible when an unexpected home repair resulted in some additional work on the project and helped coordinate the needed changes. Communication was great and the end result is really beautiful. Highly recommend them and will use again for any future projects
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