Masstone Landscape Construction, Inc.

4.76 | 103 Verified Ratings
Write a Review


47 Gates Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Your use of our services is governed by our Terms & Conditions

Masstone Landscape Construction, Inc.

Masstone Landscape Construction, Inc., is a newer company in the area but we are no strangers to landscaping. Offering over a decade or experience and several references, you will be glad you called!


Learn how HomeAdvisor screens and approves their pros.

Service Area

  • Newton
  • Boston
  • Waltham
  • Framingham
  • Brookline
  • Woburn
  • Acton
  • Arlington
  • Somerville
  • Wellesley
  • Watertown
  • Worcester
  • Lexington
  • Ayer
  • Burlington
  • Dedham
  • Southborough
  • Shrewsbury
  • Needham
  • Bedford
  • Hudson
  • Wellesley Hills
  • Upton
  • Dover
  • Medway
  • Norwood
  • Westborough
  • North Grafton
  • Chestnut Hill
  • West Boylston
  • Woodville
  • Blackstone
  • South Lancaster
  • Natick
  • Belmont
  • Newton Upper Falls
  • Foxboro
  • Milton
  • Mendon
  • Ashland
  • Hopkinton
  • Grafton
  • Sudbury
  • Medfield
  • Berlin
  • Hopedale
  • Maynard
  • Clinton
  • Sherborn
  • Boxborough
  • Hanscom AFB
  • South Walpole
  • Babson Park
  • Northborough
  • Wrentham
  • Boylston
  • Holliston
  • Norfolk
  • Brighton
  • Franklin
  • Still River
  • Whitinsville
  • Milford
  • Arlington Heights
  • Chelsea
  • Quincy
  • Newton Highlands
  • Ashby
  • Newton Lower Falls
  • Uxbridge
  • Waban
  • Westford
  • East Walpole
  • Charlestown
  • Newton Center
  • Wayland
  • South Grafton
  • Millis
  • Harvard
  • Weston
  • Winchester
  • Needham Heights
  • Bolton
  • Fayville
  • West Newton
  • Concord
  • Bellingham
  • North Uxbridge
  • Auburndale
  • Brookline Village
  • Marlborough
  • Nonantum
  • Northbridge
  • Westwood
  • See All >

Services Offered

Brick & Stone
  • Brick or Stone Siding Install
  • Brick, Stone or Block Wall Install
  • Brick and Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps - Install
  • Interlocking Pavers for Patios, Walks and Steps - Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Concrete & Masonry
  • We are a fully insured company. Providing over 10 years of residential and commercial landscaping experience. Proudly serving Framingham and the surrounding areas since 2006.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
(Please call to confirm)
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Warranty Description: Typically a 3 year
  • Retaining Walls
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 2006
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 165109
Expiration: 01-13-2020
HomeAdvisor Screened. View Details

HomeAdvisor allows Service Professionals to post information about themselves and their business on their profile. HomeAdvisor does not review or verify the information or representations set forth in those profiles, as they are self-reported by the Service Professional.

HomeAdvisor verifies state-level licensing where applicable - note: some states require local or county level licensing and you should verify whether or not your pro is properly licensed.
HomeAdvisor: The nation's largest network of screened and rated pros.

Ratings & Reviews
Masstone Landscape Construction, Inc.

Real feedback from real homeowners.
Learn more about this pro by reading the ratings and reviews below.
Write a Review
Showing 1-10 of 103
  Page 1 of 11
Sort by newest   Date ▼   Rating  
5.0   |  
Was this review helpful?  
5.0   |  
Review by in Newtonville, MA
Project: Install Brick or Stone Patios, Walks, and Steps
Renato is very professional and we are extremely happy with our new patio. The work was done in a very timely fashion, within 2 weeks.
Was this review helpful?  
5.0   |  
Quality of work was great. Price was a bit high but Mass Stone was always clear with me about anticipated costs associated with my project
Was this review helpful?  
5.0   |  
Renato was responsive and his crew did a wonderful job on my double patio and walkway in my back yard in 8 days . Their price was very competitive. I am very happy with the results and would recommend them with out hesitation.
Was this review helpful?  
5.0   |  
efficient and professional; best price out of three quotes. would recommend them to everyone
Was this review helpful?  
5.0   |  
Good service & quality work would recommend them
Was this review helpful?  
2.0   |  
I hired them to build stone steps and a paver walkway. Unfortunately I had difficulty getting them to understand exactly what I wanted the finished result to look like. They will blame this on me (and they did, at the end of the job), but still I'm frustrated that the result did not come out the way that I THOUGHT that I had explained it to them. This was partly due to communication issues. The bosses were not on site during most of the project and it was difficult to communicate with the workers. They also added additional costs at the end which I did not expect, saying that the proposal was made with various assumptions (such as a limited number of steps) which they did NOT mention up front in the contract. Furthermore, they made a complete mess of my lawn and driveway and did a poor job of cleaning up after the job. After I complained about that, they came back to clean up, but spent barely 15 minutes doing a half-hearted job of it. Even after they "cleaned up", I had to spend many days doing the cleanup myself picking up scattered stone chips from rock cutting, gravel, sand, rocks, bits of concrete, etc. all over the place, which is ugly, difficult to get up off the lawn, and poses a risk of flying debris when mowing the lawn. Also, large areas of damaged lawn (killed grass due to being buried under piles of construction material for a long time), as well as torn up turf from driving and turning the excavator across the lawn (that was 20-30 feet away from where the work was taking place; I don't know why they had to drive the tractor way over there). If you go into your project with an expectation that there will be a significant amount of additional time and expense required (for top soil, grass seed, etc) after the job is "done", then maybe the need for this extra work won't bother you. But just be prepared for it. The completed steps and walk look fine (although as mentioned, not exactly what I envisioned), so just for the aesthetic appearance of finished work, they do a good job. They just fell short of my expectations though for all the reasons described above.
Was this review helpful?  
3.0   |  
Clear details not given prior to completion of project. Customer is not the expert. The company is. So we would have believed that all options would have been discussed. Once example is while discussing project, it was stated that customer has bad knees and stuggles on stairs. Then when project is on its way to completion, it turns out there is one less stair than before project. Company stated in email that we would have put another step had you asked. Pitiful. Also, the surrounding landscaping was left messy with parts destroyed. We will state also though that the work was very nice. Just be careful to understand exactly what you are getting. Sincerely
Was this review helpful?  
5.0   |  
MassStone did a beautiful job building a new paver walkway from the driveway to the side door. I needed a wheelchair accessible curb cut, and Mass Stone took the time to explore several alternative designs with me. The work crew knew their jobs, and worked through bad weather to get the job done. The resulting walkway is beautiful....passers by have stopped to compliment it several times. I would recommend Mass Stone wholeheartedly to anyone looking to get a stone pathway!
Was this review helpful?  
3.0   |  
I have a gorgeous patio that looks long as it is not raining. Nilto Goncalves, the son of the owner, came out and gave me a fair estimate and an agreeable install start time. I emphasized that the size of the yard (small) and the grade (sloping slightly toward house) and existing walkway and concrete slab would make setting the grade challenging. Based on their stellar reviews on Home Advisor, I hired them. On the day of the install, Renato Goncalves, the owner, came out on site. I emphasized that getting the grade right was going to be tricky. He stated that he was installing a patio and "didn't want me to end up with a swimming pool". We even eliminated part of the project when Renato told me that if we added that section, we would have to install a French drain. I agreed to just keep the patio and skip the addition along the existing slab. Nothing further was discussed about adding additional drainage just pitching the patio to keep water away from the house. As the guys worked, I expressed concern about where the water would end up. But they seemed to know what they were doing. I expressed this concern in an email to Renato as the work was underway, but deferred to their experience and his assurance that I would not end up with a swimming pool. Guess what? I ended up with a swimming pool. The water sheets off the patio and ends up pooling against the stairs and house. High tide is 3-4 inches which has to be broomed away to get it dry. When I called Renato about this problem, his only solution was to install a dry well. He agreed to do it "at cost" but it was still going to cost $800+ to get it installed - and I would end up with the very thing I was trying to avoid when I agreed to eliminate part of the job. The landscaper I hired separately to complete the grading and sodding told me that where Renato wanted to install the drywell would not take care of the bulk of the runoff - I would still have the pool. He showed me exactly where the water was pitching from and worked with me on swaling and pitching the yard to slough water away - work that we were not planning on doing but now had no choice. Pros: Great looking patio that has gotten compliments (in dry weather). Nice crew of hard working guys. Cons: I had to hire a landscaper to come in and completely regrade the yard and - ultimately add a drainage swale because the patio is just plain pitched wrong. Follow up calls with Renato were along the lines of "I told you you were going to have to install drainage." I would have had that quoted as part of the job and not had you come back and dig up the yard a second time. Also, the two other quotes I got never mentioned having to add a dry well for drainage. Bottom line: didn't want a swimming pool, ended up with a swimming pool, had to spend $$$ to try and make the swimming pool go away - and I am still not sure we have eradicated the problem. If the patio had been pitched the
Was this review helpful?  
Showing 1-10 of 103
  Page 1 of 11

Seal of Approval

What is the screening process that Service Professionals go through in order to become members of the HomeAdvisor network?

  1. Verify Trade License
    HomeAdvisor checks to see if the business carries the appropriate state-level license.
  2. Verify Insurance
    As a part of our screening process, we encourage professionals to carry general liability insurance. We require coverage for hundreds of services.
  3. Verification of State Business Filings
    For business types that require a Secretary of State filing, we confirm that the business is in good standing in the state in which it is located.
  4. Criminal Records Search
    HomeAdvisor uses 3rd party data sources to conduct a criminal search for any relevant criminal activity associated with the owner/principal of the business.
  5. Sex Offender Search
    We confirm that the owner/principal is not listed on the official state Sex Offender web site in the state in which the owner/principal of the company is located.
  6. Bankruptcy Search
    We use 3rd party data sources to check the history of the principal/owner of the business for bankruptcy filings by or against them.
  7. Legal Search for Civil Judgments
    We use 3rd party data sources to check the principal/owner of the business for state level civil legal judgments entered against them.
  8. Liens Search
    We use 3rd party data sources to check the principal/owner of the business for liens placed against them.
  9. Identity Verification (SSN)
    HomeAdvisor verifies the social security number(s) of the owner/principal for identity check purposes. This check applies primarily to smaller business entities.
  10. Identity Verification (Reverse Phone Lookup)
    We conduct a reverse business phone lookup to identify records matching the phone number information provided by the business.

NOTE: Member service professional information confirmed as described above may change or expire over time; while HomeAdvisor attempts to maintain accurate and up-to-date information, and confirms changes when notified, we cannot guarantee that profile and screening information is accurate. Therefore, we recommend that before working with a service professional you verify that information presented is still current and/or acceptable to you.
Please see HomeAdvisor's Terms and Conditions for a full description of how we screen Service Professionals

**Only for U.S. service professionals

Final Step - Confirm Your Appointment:

Confirm your appointment with on , - Change