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"The crew was very prompt and professional.
called me and scheduled to do the job the next day. When I pulled up I was shocked at home many" people and vehicles they had to do the job. My kids enjoyed seeing the guys in the trees and loved the machine that chopped up the limbs.
also quoted prices for other trees we were considering getting rid of. I would both recommend AND use them in the future!

-Gineen G.

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"A five man crew showed up at approximately 9am and spent the next four hours pruning 4 trees and removing a further three. My wife was very pleased with their professionalism" and the owner was on site, Mr
Florida. I was impressed with his knowledge and insight into the trees around my house and what was best. He was not trying to sell me on removing any trees that were healthy, instead, advising on ways to help the trees through proper pruning and selection. I would highly recommend him and his company and my neighbor will be using the tree service next week. I still have several trees that need a bit of care, but nothing that can't wait, allowing me to decide when it would be best.

-Mark R.

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I would strongly suggest sending your neighbors a certified letter stating that, per your earlier conversation, you consider this tree to be a hazard due to its proximity to the power lines.  Then, when and if something bad does happen, you will have a record of having informed them of it and they won't be able to say "we didn't know."

You say the county has told you it is the neighbor's problem.  Did you contact the local electric company?  They should care very much about the situation.

I would also recommend taking lots of pictures showing the proximity of the tree to the wires and that it is obviously dead.

Dead trees do sometimes stay vertical for a very long time, but it sounds like a tense situation for you.  I understand your desire to not inflame the situation, but it doesn't sound like there is anything more you can do that won't have the potential to do so.  So it becomes your responsibility to look after your own interests in the most reasonable way possible.

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For my money, never ? I do a walk-around yearly in the summer (when easy to work on and before the heavy fall winds in our area) and look for trees with dead crowns, losing branches everywhere but at the crown, brown branches (evergreens) or leafless branches, leaning trees, trees with visible rot, trees with major bark loss, trees with seriously damaged or eroded away roots, etc. If none of those symptoms, then I call our 100 or so trees good for the year.

Of course, the bigger the trees and the likelihood of house damageor powerline loss (especially in winter) if there is a major branch or tree fall comes into play also. I trim and cut my own trees when needed regardless of size, so my level of confidence in being able to handle anything comes into it.

If you are worried about one or more trees, call an arborist to check them out - then I would say unless there is evidence of damage - ESPECIALLY leaning trees or major branches not leafing like the rest of the tree - I would not worry having them looked at more frequently than every 10 years or so.

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Tree Service reviews in Madison

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Contact Arbor and left message looking for an estimate for a tree to be trimmed and another cut down. Never received a return call
- Brian S.
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I've used a lot of tree services in the past. This firm was on A's List with good recommendations so I took a
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. I was amazed at the quality of the work especially the cleanup - WOW it was more than I would do in my own yard. Well worth the cost.
- Gerald C.
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We had a lot of trees that need to be trimmed. Some were accessable using the cherry picker and others required climbing.
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estimated the job. He showed up on time and was very professional. I had shopped around quite a bit and found the quote to be very reasonable. The office sent the insurance certificates of liability before the job as promised. The crew was also very professional and did an exceptional job. Frankly they even did more than I expected. They worked constantly for the 4 hours they were on site and were very responsive to any request I made during the job. They were also very conscientious, making sure that branches were tied up and there was no damage to the fences, deck and sheds that were directly under the trees to be trimmed. Clean-up was thorough.
One minor point. They were not able to show up on the initially scheduled date. I understand that in this line of work you can run into jobs that take longer than expected, but they did not even call to let me know there was a problem until I called the office hours after they should have arrived. They then called back to re-schedule the work for the next day. The next day both the office and the crew chief called to confirm the second appointment 30 minutes before arriving. It was clear that they had listened to my complaint on the previous day and taken steps to make sure it didn't happen again.
To summarize, I am very pleased with their work and would definitely recommend this company to anyone who is looking for a professional quality tree trimming job that is reasonably priced.
- John S.
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I am happy to write a full review once the job is completed. Both
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and his colleague were friendly and helpful in talking us through what needed to be done and we chose their service based on their estimate which included free spraying and removal of ivy some time in May. We are still waiting for them to complete the job in accordance with the written estimate.
- Andrea C.
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The guys doing the work were terrific and very thorough. We did not understand that the original deal was only for 4 hours (at $200/hr) so we discussed before they even started that we would need to purchase 2 additional hours. When it came time to settle up, they added $99. in tax on top of the deal (6 hours x 0.0825%). We were never informed there would be tax added on. We have never been asked to pay the tax on any Angie's deals for services before. This needs to be explained clearly in the deal, if that is going to be tacked on at the time of service. In the end, they didn't charge us because we were so adamant that this was not part of the deal.
- Susan W.
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Other than the sadness of losing such a magnificent tree that we planted 28 years ago, it was an outstanding experience. From the initial contact (a friend suggested we call
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), we were impressed. He was extremely professional: prompt, detailed in his estimate, and provided documentation of his insurance. Our poor live oak tree was next to our house (approximately 9' away from our bedroom window), at the
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of the septic drain field, and in a heavily landscaped yard. The crew climbed and roped the entire tree, limb by limb. Because of the location hey were not able use heavy equipment and were very careful not to damage the driveway or landscaping.
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assured us that they would leave everything as they found it - minus the tree - and he was a man of his word!
We will DEFINITELY have him do any future tree work! We have used numerous folks in the past, but all have had to use heavy equipment. Because of the professionalism, extremely fair price (we got three estimates) and particularly because of their ability to climb and rope, we will have
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do all of our tree work in the future.
- Lynda R.
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On 5/25/15 we accepted a bid for services from
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representing
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. We agreed to pay $1775.00 in exchange for cutting and removal of one large maple tree, 5 pine trees, grinding 3 stumps and removing all wood, brush and debris associated from this work. On the same day we gave
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a deposit of $700.00 so he could begin the work.
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began the work on June 4 at which time he requested his next payment so that he could "meet payroll". We paid another $575.00 at this time to keep the work in progress.
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called a day or two prior to 6/11/15 to say that he would be back to finish the work, but needed additional money to keep the job going. I advised that we would not be home that day to give him a check but I could mail one to him. He asked if I could leave it in the mailbox for him. When I replied that we don't have a mailbox he suggested that I could leave it in the grill on our back deck to which I agreed. Expecting that he would be able to finish the job in a day, I unfortunately gave him a check for the remaining balance, $500.00 in good faith. This turned out to be a mistake as we never heard from him again and he never returned to complete the job. On June 26 I left him a voice mail message stating that if I did not hear from him by the end of the day with the date that he would be coming back to finish the job I would pursue any avenue available to me including reports to the BBB and Angie's list and up to taking him to small claims court if necessary to get remedy.
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called me that night, and offered as a defense to his failure to show up or call to keep us updated that "he was doing me a favor" with this job since he is an acquaintance of my father and that "he isn't the kind of person who doesn't meet his commitments". I reminded him that this was a business transaction, not a favor - we told him what work we needed done, he bid on the job, we both agreed on the work to be done and the price. We paid the agreed upon price in full, yet the work remains undone until this day.
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then told me a story about not being able to gain access to a stump grinder, I advised that they are available for rent in many places in the local area if he did not own one, but he bid on and accepted a job that included stump grinding so it is his responsibility to have the required equipment. I asked if he felt he would be able to get the job done by Tuesday, June 30 and he agreed. We have still not seen or heard from him and have now had to contract another person to complete the work. I have tried to make a report to the BBB however they cannot find an address to contact this business at. Although his advertising claims that he is "fully licensed and insured" I have been able to find no publicly available information confirming a license in either his name or in the name of the business.
- Debi G.
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I used his company because I wanted an arborist. I would have given him a "A" except for one thing. It is true that on the phone he said the word consultation and I said ok, thinking like nearly all business that if you hire them they put it towards the bill. This turned out not to be the case. He said he could do it the next day and I was in a hurry because of other yard word that had to be done. When he wrote out the invoice he put down the $75 consultation fee. While he was looking at the roots I went out and looked at his truck and there in big letters is says "free estimates". When I asked him about this, he said that I had agreed to a consultation and he would not remove the fee. Also, I did not realize until later that he gives a 5% senior fee and I clearly look like a senior and he never mentioned it. An estimate would have provided the same results. So beware with this company and choose your words carefully.
- desiree P.

Tree Services in Madison, AL

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A & A Sprinkler Systems

207 Plantation Dr
Meridianville

A Beautiful Tree By Jackson Inc

1455 Hwy 231 S
Laceys Spring

ACE Tree Service

4213 1st Ave N
Birmingham

ALABAMA LAWN MASTERS, INC

PO Box 1648
Huntsville

All Star Tree Service

213 Grove Ave
Huntsville

Allison Tree Service & Stump Removal

54 River Dale Dr.
Laceys Spring

BAMA Lawncare & Landscaping

111 Hastings Rd.
Athens

Banzai Tree Service

3111 Gayhart Dr
Huntsville

Berryman Tree Service

3303 Ohara Rd
Huntsville

BEST AFFORDABLE TREE SVC

117 SHADY OAK LN
Madison

Big Wood Outdoor Service

1061 Honeycomb Rd
Grant

BP Services & BP Turf

1602 Brownsferry St
Athens

Chris Tree Service

1209 Carter Grove Rd
Hazel Green

Coy's Enterprise

7288 County Road 87
Moulton

Crew Cut Lawn Pros, LLC

104 Oxford Drive
Meridianville

CrossTek - Remodeling, Roofing, Realty

7108 Criner Road
Huntsville

Cutting Edge Lawn Service

5986 Vinemont Dr NW
Huntsville

Dale Webster's Landscaping & Drainage

912 MOUNTAIN GAP RD SE
Huntsville

Diamond Tree Service

14726 Evans Rd
Athens

Eager Beavers Tree Service

13917 Dupree Worthey Rd
Harvest

Earthman Inc

914 Maysville rd Ne

Eco Tree Service

Huntsville

ESBS Tree Services

319 Wall Road
Huntsville

Fairway Lawns

1847 Keats Dr NW
Huntsville

Gary'z Lawn Service

180 Ariel Dr
Harvest

Gerber Tree Service

9979 State Route H

Green Matters Landscaping

3735 Hwy 31 South
Decatur

Gutter Cleaning Pros

1325 Kirkland Road

Huber Tree Service

3665 Union Hill Rd
Laceys Spring

Hunt's Tree Service LLC

160 Manchester Dr
Guntersville

Ikard Septic Tank Installations

5600 Highway 53
Harvest

Integrity Landscaping, LLC

P.O. Box 212
Hazel Green

James Guyse Construction

315 Oak St NE
Decatur

Jeff Hines Tree Service

19912 Turner Ln
Toney

JET & SONS TREE SVC

1629 SCOTT RD
Hazel Green

Joe Webster Tree Care Inc

2401 1st Street SW
Huntsville

Jones Outdoor Service Inc

Danville Alabama 35619
Danville

Kelos Services

2919 Holiday Dr SW
Huntsville

Laughlin Tree Co

2743 Slate Dr SW
Huntsville

Law Tree Care

2008 Burlingame Dr SE
Huntsville

Ledford's Landscaping Inc

3305 Westmill Dr
Huntsville

Lee Company

331 Mallory Station Rd.

LOADER CONNECTION

123 CASTLE DR
Madison

Luna's Lawn Care

207 Waxmyrtle Dr.

Manley Landscaping

214 Knotty Walls Rd SE
Owens Cross Roads

Mark's Tree Services & Stump Removal

284 Wilhite Rd
Falkville

Melrose Ground Service

11002 Louis Dr. SE
Huntsville

MJ's Tree Service

402 Wildwood Circle
Decatur

Music Row Lawn Care

2247 Toll Gate Rd NE Apt D
Huntsville

Nitro Green

7762 Wall Triana Hwy
Harvest

OLD TOWN TREE

PO BOX 10001
Huntsville

Paul Bunyan Tree Service

99 Weatherly Rd SE
Huntsville

Perfection Tree Experts llc

1427 bulls head rd

Rodney's Tree Service

765 Old Horton Road
Albertville

STAFFORD DEVELOPMENT & CONSTR

366 MARTIN LN
Guntersville

The Greenery

210 CAMP GROUND ROAD
Brownsboro

The Happy Landscaper

13092 Hermosa Dr
Huntsville

THOMPSON LANDSCAPE GROUP

410 JORDAN LANE NW
Huntsville

Tiny's Tree Service

226 McKee Rd
Harvest

Tip Top-Tree Service

1046 Butler Rd
New Market

Top Notch Tree Service

111 Champagne Dr.
Huntsville

Tree Techs

6324 Whitesburg Dr S
Huntsville

Trim Masters Tree Service

297 Briar Fork Dr
Huntsville

UNIVERSAL PAINTING & RESTORATION

6323 Maywick Dr NW
Huntsville

Valley View Tree Service

4004 Gunnison Lane
Huntsville

WARE TREE CO

113 GRAYSON AVE
Madison

Waynes

2183 Parkway Lake Dr
Birmingham

WEBSTER SERVICES

PO BOX 19072
Huntsville

White Shovel Landscapes

5657 Norris Mill Rd
Hartselle

Wood Movers, Inc.

707-B Randolph Ave., S.E.
Huntsville

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