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JK Landscape Construction, LLC

(320) 980-2710909 Isabella Ave, ClearwaterMN 55320-1643 Send email to JK Landscape Construction, LLC

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 11/30/2007

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised JK Landscape Construction, LLC's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service1
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews Customer Reviews on JK Landscape Construction, LLC

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience
Neutral Experience
Negative Experience
Total Customer Reviews 0 Customer Reviews

Complaint Breakdown by Resolution

Complaint Resolution Log (1)BBB Closure Definitions
11/14/2014Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

JK Landscape provided a service last fall at my residence. They were paid in full. Throughout the year the service they provided failed.
Last fall I contacted ***** from JK Landscape located in Clearwater, MN. His company came out and installed downspout drains into a drainage ditch which they installed at my residence. I paid him 2500.00 in full last fall. Throughout the year I asked him for a diagram, and questions on drainage issues. The pipes were always full and not draining due to his installation. I made two phone calls throughout the summer for inquiries. JK landscape called me back and I told him that I would like him to take a look at the "pop up emitters' he installed. They were not working properly as they held water in. I have a yard sump approximately 30 feet away that has been bone dry since the beginning of July. My concern is that they would freeze up and water could back up into my basement. He agreed that since he had another job in the area he would come out and take a look at the job. He told me that it sounded like he would get rid of the pop up emitters and daylight the ends of the drain pipe out. I work night shift and he told me he would be around in the afternoon. I was not at my residence when he came but did recieve a text message he was on his way around 1230. I did not recieve any phone calls or text messages from him in regards to any work he would provide or ask permission to start any job. His intent was to fix the problem from the first job he completed last year. I came home the next day and my wife did not recieve any information from him as well. I walked out and saw he regraded a section of my lawn and tore out drain pipes. Nothing was reseeded and flattened out. The pipes I paid for were gone and not left anywhere. I recieved a bill in the mail a couple days later for 500.00. I had no estimate to begin this job and no terms were agreed upon prior to this bill being sent. JK landscape has been unprofessional in dealing with me in this matter. I had to ask for an itemized bill after the fact. I am trying to work with the company in resolving the issues. After repeated text messages with JK Landscape he finally called me and told me that I have no right making these complaints and it is only 500.00. He asked what my occupation was and threatened to enter my property to fill in the job he did without me at my residence. JK landscape agreed to do the original job last year at a reduced rate. I originally recieved a grant from the Veterans Affairs to complete this. I believe he saw this opportunity to recoup money back that he thought he missed out on from previous job. I am requesting that JK landscape follows through with there original intent of coming out to my property. They were supposed to come out and figure out a resolution to there first mistake and additionally charge without my written consent. JK landscape provides poor service to its customers and seems to think it is alright to charge additional costs when they do not take responsibility for there actions.

Desired Settlement
I believe the work he provided was work to fix his original installation malfuction. I paid him 2500.00 last year and recieved a poor product. I should not have been billed the additional charges and JK landscape took pipes and equipment I had originally paid for off my property.

Business Response
I talked to ****** this morning to reach an agreement with him.
I think we have this matter resolved. Hopefully by early next week he will get back with you to withdraw this complaint.

Industry Comparison| Chart

Landscape Contractors, Landscape Designers, Landscape Architects

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 11/30/2007Business started: 01/01/2006
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Minnesota Board of Architecture
85 7th Pl E Ste 160
Saint Paul, MN55101-2197
(651) 296-2388

Minnesota Department of Agriculture
625 Robert St N
Saint Paul, MN55155-2538
(651) 201-6000

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietor

Contact Information
Principal: Jerry Konz (Owner)
Business Category

Landscape Contractors, Landscape Designers, Landscape Architects

Products & Services

According to the information provided by JK Landscape Construction , this company offers residential homes landscaping services.

If you choose to do business with JK Landscape Construction, LLC, please let them know that you contacted BBB for a Business Review.

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for JK Landscape Construction, LLC

909 Isabella Ave

Clearwater, MN 55320-1643

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1 Locations

  • 909 Isabella Ave 

    Clearwater, MN 55320-1643(320) 980-2710

Industry Comparison ChartX

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*JK Landscape Construction, LLC is in this range.


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