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Testimonials

I'm a design professional and used Ponce Construction Pools and Landscaping for a very large project. I was extremely pleased with his professionalism, the pristine work site, and the fact that he personally supervised this project every day. His drawings were beautifully executed and I actually think he may actually be a bit of a genius in his creative space planning and his vision of the finished project. Our finished project was beautiful. I have recommended him many times and will continue to do so. Excellent job, Sean!

Claudine Barnett


Ponce Construction has recently transformed my front yard (if you can just call it a yard at this point, it is more a work of art - especially if you compare it to what I had before - talk about night and day...). Sean has answered more questions for me than most would ask, advised me in things that most would not even tell you, etc. This was my first real construction project and I was scared of all of the known and unknown things that can happen, as well as being influenced by all of the rumors about contractors in general. When I originally called to speak to him, I told his wife I needed a "Mom and Pop shop that once the work started became a machine". I hate having things tore apart for very long and I knew this would stretch my comfort level. The project is being finished up now and I'll say you can't go wrong with Ponce Construction; this is a passion for him and his customer's satisfaction and the beauty he leaves behind in his life's calling.

Kimberly Turner


I highly recommend Sean Ponce and his work crew. He designed my pool, spa and landscaping and everything turned out beautiful. I feel like I am at a resort when in my backyard. He and his workers were always dependable and very meticulous in their work. Sean was easy to talk to and work with. He is very dependable and goes the extra mile to make things right.

Samantha and Ava


To whom it may concern,

We highly recommend Ponce Construction for a landscape contracting. Sean Ponce contracted our soft and hard landscaping at our Orange County Residence.

We feel that Sean's commitment to excellence in his work is exceptional. He is dedicated to quality working toward a standard, not working toward a deadline. His attention to detail is excellent and he executes designs to a high standard.

Our Design called for walls, steps, colored concerte, latticed canopy, etc. He was able to meet all these exacting requirements to our satisfaction.

We had a fountain and barbecue installed and Sean handled all permits for them. Sean's crew was very pleasant to work with and worked on our projecct to completion without delays.

Allce and Jim Sweet


Dear Sean,

Just rhought I'd drop you a note to let you know how happy we are with the landscape job you did for us. Our hardscape has become the envy of our neighborhood, from the flagstone pilasters, to our granite barbecue (which, by the way, we use several times a week, and have even mastered the skill of barbecuing in the rain!)

Working in a creative field, I've come to appreeciate the work of artists in other fields, and I feel that you truly are an artist. My wife and I can drive through a neighborhood and spot your hardscapes, because they are more unique and attractive than most others. "That's a Ponce", we would say to each other as we passed, and we would joke that you really ought to sign your name somewhere in the concrete before it dries, because as you your work becomes more and more well known, your landscape may well appreciate faster than the house!

As you mal recall, when you were putting in our hardscape, I was working on a short story collection, and was inspired by your work to write a story called "Retaining Walls", about a stone mason who passes on his skills, and respect for the craft to his teenage son. The collection, entitled MindQuakes has recently been published -- and in fact just last week won an American Library Association award!

Thanks, and keep up your extraordinary work!

Best Regards,

Neal Shusterman


To whom it may concern,

We are pleased to write a letter of recommendationfor Shawn Ponce and Ponce Construction. This firm handled the entire landscaping project for our new house. This included design, installation of hardscape and softscape and construction of the patio, patio cover and outdoor gas grill.

The project was completed on time and the workmanship was tio quality. Shawn and the crew were at all times responsive, reliable and professional. We will certainly use them again if the need arises.

Sincerely,

Pamela M. Palmer


To whom it may concern,

It is with great pleasure that we write this letter of recommendation for Mr. Sean Ponce and his construction company.

Mr. Ponce was hired after we interviewed several other landscape contractors. We knew from observing his work habits from another job site that we were definitely interested in meeting with him to develop a built-in barbecue, patio cover, spa boulderscape, softscape and hardscape.

Mr. Ponce was dependabl, trustworthy and always exhibited great pride in his work. He was always willing to give his advice, however he was sensitive to the needs and desires of his client.

We highly recommend Sean Ponce and his Construction Company for all landscape jobs

Sincerely,

David and Arlene Mottershead


It is approaching the one year anniversary of your completion of the landscaping of our home in Coto de Caza and I thought that I would give you some feedback on the outcome -- one year later.

For the typical new home owner, there are a mind boggling number of decisions and choices that need to be made in choosing a landscape firm. Fortunately, in going into this project, we had a very clear picture of what we wanted and how it should look when it was finished. With this plan in hand, we interviewed several companies and each one offered a lot of input as to their vision of our plan. There was only one company that was able to grasp our vision and execute our plan -- Ponce Construction.

Sean, your professionalism and that of your construction and landscaping crew, set you apart from the competition.You were very honest and realistic when setting the schedule and forecasting a completion date. You offered constructive criticism of our plan and we factored that into the equation. When we made some changes during the process, you didn't miss a beat. You made the process easy and we appreciate the effort.

The results of your efforts will be appreciated for years to come. We thoroughly enjoy the landscape as an extension of our living space. Now that the plants and trees maturing, they truly complement the informal nature of the hardscape construction. Everything has come together exactly as we knew it would.

Sean, you have done a great job on our landscaping project! If you ever need a reference, you should know that we are your biggest supporters.

Sincerely,

Gilbert and Danielle Hooper


Dear Sean,

Although this letter of appreciation is long over due, it is no less sincere. John and I have thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful landscape you created for us. Specifically, we are most fond of our fountain. The craftsmanship is ecvellent, the quality of work is superb and the professionalism in which you and your crew worked was greatly appreciated. All of this has provided us with a beautiful outdoor setting. Thank you!

Sincerely,

Deborah L. Harrington


I highly recommend Sean and his crew (Ponce Construction & Landscape) . Sean was there every step of the way in designing my backyard with a gorgeous pool and spa and beautiful landscaping. Everything turned out even more beautiful than my wildest dreams. Sean explained step by step the process. His professionalism and experience shows in his work which is top notch.

Barbara M.


We contracted with Sean and Ponce Construction to perform a complete remodel of our backyard and pool. The outcome was spectacular. Those that see our backyard for the first time stand in utter amazement and needless to say our backyard parties are now the "hot ticket".

We originally asked Sean to bid on a design we already had but Sean convinced us to let him provide a different concept. Once we saw Sean's drawings, we actually threw away our originals. Sean is clearly a master of design and space utilization. After just over two years, I would not change a thing. The quality of the work was (is) great, we kept on schedule and within our budget. There were no big surprises.

If we ever purchase another home, Sean and Company will design our outdoor living.

K Rogers | View Completed Video
Lake Forest


Sean did a great job taking a our plain backyard and turning it into a resort-type paradise. We were impressed that he not only drew up the plans but was there every step of the way. He was on the job site everyday making sure everything was done to perfection. We enjoyed working with Ponce Construction and would highly recommend him to anyone that wants a quality job.

ccdegraw | View Completed Video


25 years ago we contracted with Sean to design and build the hardscape and landscape on our new home. We were ecstatic with the work he did.

Twelve years later we added a pool and a pergola to compliment our family's lifestyle. We used a different contractor. Within one year we realized we were not happy with overall quality this contractor provided.

Here we are thirteen years down the road and once again we want to change our front and backyard to accommodate our current lifestyle. This time we returned to Ponce Construction and Landscape only to receive even better service and quality than we obtained 25 years earlier.

Sean is an outstanding designer and the most knowledgeable contractor I know. And the best part is the way he works with his clients. He listens, professionally advises and gently guides his clients so they are optimally satisfied with the final product.

We will never use a different contractor for our landscape and hardscape needs. Thank you Sean!



tcarson53


Sean Ponce took a pool with a concrete backyard and created a design that seemed just too good to be true. We took the plunge. Sean, his extremely hardworking, professional, and meticulous crews delivered a pool, spa and backyard that were beyond our expectations. We can't thank them enough for making our dreams a reality.

Nrpt50


I have used Ponce Construction Pools & Landscape for several of my clients' landscaping needs. Sean Ponce's vision and ability to use space to its greatest potential is remarkable. He has true passion and each aspect of the job was completed beautifully. My clients were extremely happy with the beautiful finished product and that made me look good as well. His crew was efficient, and Sean was on the job each day - making sure at the end of the day the job site was clean of excess debris. He gave great attention to detail and the project moved along quickly and on schedule. I would highly recommend this company and will use them whenever I have the opportunity.

Claudine B


Ponce Construction was very professional and easy to work with. Their attention to detail was outstanding and their crew was very neat and professional. I used Ponce Construction on one other house I owned to just update our old backyard and the project turned out absolutely spectacular! We were so happy with how that project turned out that we decided to use them for our second home. Ponce Construction maintained a clean work site, used high-quality material, and was always on time. Ponce is honest, fair, hard working, and produces the best workmanship. We would highly recommend Ponce Construction to anyone who is looking to remodel their yard.

starmanishere


Great experience – They took responsibility for the whole project, were extremely professional, had great ideas and really cared about my satisfaction in the end result.

desouzadani


Sean is exceptional at design and optimum use of space. He and his crews are knowledgeable, professional, timely, courteous and are some of the hardest working individuals I have experienced.

hotgolfer


I have worked with many contractors in the past, and the quality of the work performed by this company surpasses any of the other companies I have worked with in the past 15 years. If your looking for top notch work, you can't go wrong with Ponce Construction!

Victor Herrera
President
A Omega Termite & Construction Corp.


Ponce construction has been one of the few contractors that has always delivered on time, and beautiful jobs. I will always use him for my landscaping projects. They are professionals through and through.

genesis2008


I've known Sean of Ponce Construction for over 8yrs. He's an excellent designer and finisher. His works speaks volume, I would not hesitate to hire Ponce Construction, his dedication to detail he shows up on time and his crew clean up after themselves.. He always deliver what he promise and some time going above and beyond the cope of the job. Thanks you Sean.

Clive Burnett


Sean Ponce and the associates of Ponce Construction hold themselves and their work to such a high level of professionalism. What a relief to have found a company that follows through with what they say, and is with you every step of the way.

Michael Freuler


Not only only is Ponce Construction a leader today, but 21 years ago Ponce did all my hardscape on my home in Foothill Ranch. I can attest to the fact that all that concrete and masonry still looks great. Their service and attention to detail was top notch-NO CALLBACKS!. If you want an outfit that knows how to deal with homeowners and businesses, Ponce is a great choice!

jbshull


Sean Ponce and Ponce construction goes beyond the average contractor in all facets of making your home look beautiful at a reasonable cost. I would describe his work as an art form (pleasing to the eye - aesthetically perfect - a thing of beauty). His expertise in all areas (especially landscaping) speak from years of satisfied clients. I have known him to be trustworthy, kind, punctual, dependable and easy to work with. His clients always are not only happy with their outcome, but surprised at how much the improvement there is and ask themselves "Why didn't I do this sooner". I will always come back to Ponce construction knowing the job will be done right and on time.

Larry H.


I personally know Sean from being one of his sub contractors for the past seven years. He wants to be the best at what he does and only utilizes subs that are experts in their respective fields. Additionally he insists that all his subs carry full liability and workers comp insurance and will not hire anyone that doesn't have the proper insurances. He spends an enormous amount of time on his jobs supervising to insure that the his projects meet his stringent standards. Sean is a very honest businessman with high integrity. I wouldn't hesitate recommending his company to anyone that is looking for a builder that will give 150% to insure that your project meets his high standards and comes in within the established budget. Larry Long, President of Long Swimming Pool Steel, Inc. specializing in excavation, steel reinforcing, plumbing and electrical for swimming pools.

Larry L.


Sean designed and delivered an incredible concept for our backyard based on our thoughts and desires. He was onsite everyday from demo to finish work and he and his crew kept to a very tight schedule. Everyone we know LOVES the pool, spa, living area and outdoor kitchen he created for us.
Scott D
Principal - Executive VP Operations and Strategy at Hodges Mace


Ponce Construction did two large hard scape, pool, and land scape projects for us. Sean did an excellent job in all respects
Jon K
Chief Product Officer at 8thBridge


Sean H. Ponce is a visionary when it comes to conceptualizing, designing and building pools, spas, fountains, waterfalls, outdoor fireplaces, etc. Sean gives personal attention to every detail from the site plan, material selection, finishes, equipment installation and post construction follow up. His hands on approach, competitive pricing, integrity and amazing results.
Dave B
CEO, Alpha Omega Web Host


Sean is a very detail oriented professional with great artistic vision as well as hands on technical skill.
Randy M
Pastor at The Crossing


Sean Ponce is an excellent contractor with very high standards of quality. We have used him several times for work on hardscape, outdoor drains, electrical work and other types of landscape design and construction. He is a very creative designer and he and his crews perform high quality work in a timely way and within budget. I highly recommend him for any outdoor projects.
Sean B
President at Sean M. Burke, APC