Pittsburgh Lawn Services

in Pittsburgh, PA

Lawn And Yard Work Reviews in Pittsburgh

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I found this provider on the Angies List site and called for an estimate. They responded promptly and professionally and
came out to look at the area and give me an estimate. I had originally asked for the planting bed to be cleared out and for an estimate for having the grass cut biweekly.
got back to me quickly with an estimate and let me know that they would not be able to do the grass cutting for me however she did provide me with two names of people who they recommended who may be able to help me with that. It took about a month from the estimate to the time that they were able to get to me to do the work (I thought this was a perfectly reasonable amount of time given the time of year). When the men came they were professional, quick, and did a great job. I was able to plant vegetables in the area that afternoon! I would recommend this company to anyone with landscape needs.
- R. S.
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At the time I paid for service (Sept. 2013), I inquired if the contract would take care of yard care up through the following September, 2014 and was told YES. I thought $365 was a bit steep for a season, but it seemed OK if it included all the things I needed for a whole year. I was also told it would include an special services I needed--whatever might be necessary to keep my lawn looking good for a year. (I was now a "preferred customer." )
In May of 2014, I noticed some bare spots and called to request some extra grass seed. TruGreen was very nice over the phone and said they could do that. The technician who came out to do the next application did not remember the grass seed. I called a couple weeks later and they said someone would come out, but it would have to be a manager. The manager never called back. Meanwhile, I got a bill for the regular service performed by the technician for $20.
When I called to ask about the bill, they said my account "ran out" of money. Apparently, the initial contract was not explained correctly and it was really only good for 5 applications plus the initial seeding, aeration and grub control. After speaking to customer service, they took the $20 off my account and were "nice" over the phone but would have to charge me for a new year if I wanted to continue service. I tried to speak to the service manager and customer service a couple more times-- but got the same story: It was NOT a year contract, but a "seasonal" contract and the balance ran out (as they subtracted each $42 lawn application). I canceled my service instead of continuing with a new contract since I think that is too expensive and the communication was very misleading.
- Felicia T.

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Lawn And Yard Work reviews in Pittsburgh

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started doing my lawn at the end of the season last year without any issues. This season we had some discussion about him cutting when it was too wet or at least bagging the long grass . I am asthmatic and allergic to cut grass. I always left cold drinks for his workers and he was paid immediately in cash. Then he cut on June 3rd. I was scheduled for cancer surgery on the 5th....I received a message that he had broken a solar lawn light and would replace it. Then he just refused to show up or answer his phone. I have tried to contact him for 4 weeks..he left me stranded...no call, and would not even return a call to the landscaper that sold him my lawn! I caught him leaving a bill for one of the neighbors and tried to take his license plate number off his truck, but he ran. He left a post op cancer patient stranded in a borough that fines for long grass! I will take him to court if I can find him and catch him when he shows to do the neighbors yards!
- Patricia K.
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I have been using
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for lawn care for several years. They are very dependable, and do a nice job. We have a number of slopes on our property, and our previous lawn service tore the slopes up with their equipment, but
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does not do that. I plan to continue to use them and to ask them to take on some other projects.
- Gary H.
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We first had them come out last year for an estimate, and when we went to go forward this year the owner,
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, told us that the estimate was wrong and the old employee only did an estimate that covered part of the wall while we wanted the whole wall replaced, so we were a little annoyed from the beginning. Considering this is a project we needed to budget thousands of dollars for we needed to know rough numbers in advance.
After a lot of back and forth we finally got a contract signed, and then I realized that if we were going to get a permit (which we're required to do by Pittsburgh building code), they wanted us to get it ourselves. It was a huge hassle and involved hiring an independent engineer to do drawings, multiple trips to the building office, etc. When I asked if they might do the application process for us, I never got a response to the question.
We finally got the permit, and work started. Day 1 they realized that the wall was far more substantial than they initially suspected. They had to stop work for a day to get an additional piece of equipment that could tear down the wall. Then after they resumed work they told us they could only do half of the wall because the wall shared a property line with our neighbor's structurally questionable garage. They either needed to bulldoze the garage, get our neighbors to sign a liability waiver, or they could only do the part that didn't border the garage. At this point my husband got really angry and said that this should have been figured out before we signed a contract with them or started the project. We ended up not being able to get our neighbors to agree and had to just cut the project down to half of the wall.
The initial projection for the whole wall was 8-10 days, and doing half the wall ending up taking about that time. We had made it clear that we would be leaving for vacation on a certain date and that everything needed to be finished before we left or we wouldn't pay the balance. We got the final invoice on Saturday with a note that if it wasn't paid in a week we would get a 10% surcharge, and were leaving Monday. Meanwhile our yard still had one of their tarps, several pieces of rebar and other large pieces of metal. I had to email multiple times and finally call while we were sitting in
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on a layover flight. They ended up having to take pictures of the cleanup so that I could pay by credit card while I was out of the country.
As a rundown, the work quality was excellent. We're really happy with the final product, but the customer service left something to be desired. I will say that
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agreed to extend a coupon for 15% off work done in March or April to our project in May because of how long it took to get a final estimate, sign the contract and get the permits which we definitely appreciated. The cleanup was terrible and we're still finding pieces of scrap and geogrid that were left behind in the weeds on the hill. If they had done some more advance planning, handled the permitting and had done a good cleanup job I would have given them a B or possibly even an A, but these issues got them the C rating.
We would probably still use them on another project, but only if the expectations were made crystal clear from the beginning. If you use them make sure everything is spelled out in your contract and do a final review before you settle the account to make sure everything is how it's supposed to be.
- Erin S.
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Arrived right on time and performed all services as specified in the estimate. They did an excellent job, kept the yard very neat, and disposed of all the yard waste. I would definitely use them again.
- Lisa H.
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They were very friendly and prompt in giving us an estimate, but their prices were just too high. My husband ended up doing the work himself for a fraction of the cost.
- Stefanie S.
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came out and was very thorough in understanding what we wanted done and such. she broke up our estimate into work 'chunks' to make it more cost effective for us.
we have not scheduled our service yet, but we will...very impressed.
- alan B.
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came with 3 yards of mulch to spread. He had difficulty getting confirmation from Angies list that I had paid for this service. Between phone calls by myself and
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to Angies list we got the error corrected, and he came and completed the job today. He was originally going to come in the morning, but the confusion from Angies list to confirm that I paid delayed his departure.
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and his helper placed premium triple shredded mulch in my flower beds and transformed their appearance to one of a beautifully landscaped yard.
- William L.
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The 2 guys that came were professional, reviewed my work request and cleaned up all debris. This was an Angie's list special.
- Carolyn R.
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