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"These trees were close to the house and some leaning toward it. Acorn came in with a quote lower than other companies, provided great customer service, and delivered" excellent work. The crew worked efficiently and completed the project very quickly. There was little if any impact to the grass or surrounding bushes and trees. They were very careful to protect our lawn and you couldn't notice that their equipment had been there. Acorn definitely lived up to the promise. We will refer Acorn to our friends and neighbors and call on them them for any additional work we may have.

-Jerry M.

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"It went perfect, he priced the job, had his insurance sent to me immediately and started on the scheduled day at the 8AM starting time using very skilled employees.

-Thomas P.

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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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Unless the contract stated they were to remove the neighbor's portion at the neighbor's expense it's your bill.  You simply stated they were to remove the portion on the neighbor's side also, not who would pay for it by what I'm reading, even if that was your intention.

Another route to take:  Technically you should be able to file a claim with your neighbor's insurance for the damage done by the tree and possibly for the removal of the tree including the portion not affecting you.  They may deny the second part but if they pay for damages in addition to the coverage by your insurance you've been reimbursed.  Don't take more than the $650 and keep all records so you aren't accused of insurance fraud.  Unless the bill was broken into 2 parts stating which amount was for the removal on your side and which side was theirs their insurance probably won't argue much about only paying part of the bill.  Talk to your agent about how to best approach this.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
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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 Baton Rouge,

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-Showed up for the estimation appointment on time -Was knowledgeable about the various trees I have on my property -Provided written estimate -Was able to quickly email me company insurance information -The team that showed up were very friendly, cautious and left the property cleaner than it was prior to their visit -Total ...More price of project matched the quote
Prior to connecting with we had 4 other tree companies visit. 's was one of the more competitively priced companies and from the start their promptness was excellent which helped influence our decision.

- gregory K.
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good they did great job cut my tree down great service they are so nice i would refer my friends and family
- Katherine L.
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responded promptly to my request for an estimate. He came to the house within days and spent time evaluating the trees on the property that needed removal. He displayed a high level of knowledge about trees and pointed out some issues we werent aware of such as disease characteristics he noticed, insect infestation, etc. In addition ...More to his obvious extensive knowledge about trees, Mr. is personable and professional. He and his impressive crew arrived on time and worked super hard to complete all work and cleanup prior to the days end. We could not have been more satisfied with the responsiveness, value, quality, and professional job provided by Mr. and his crew. We will continue to use for any/all future tree removal. Excellent company; quality work.
- Annette M.
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they did a fabulous job!1 They did exactly what they said they would do and cleaned up after themselves constantly. It was a dangerous tree to remove and they had great heavy truck and equipment and did the job carefully and meticulously. I would never have anyone else and can't say enough good things about them. The boss is on site the whole ...More time working with the workers. Every neighbor around us commented on what a great job they did!!!! don't' use anyone else. Out of 3 estimates they were the least expensive. I give them 5 full stars!
- John F.
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Everything went very well. In addition to the service I contracted for they blew the leaves off the roof, cleaned up both the front and back yards. Hauled off some yard debris that had nothing to do with the tree removal. They went over and above what I expected. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
- Shelia P.
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Had Tree Care do some tree work (thin out the canopy and remove some dead branches on very large trees) in October 2015. Very happy with Zefferino and his crew. Zefferino was very quick to respond to my request for a quote and answered all of my questions regarding the health of my trees, how best to thin out the canopy to increase ...More sunlight to my property without damaging the integrate of my large trees, and suggesting different options to keep costs within my budget. The day of the work, his crew was very efficient and made sure to clean-up all of their work - I actually had them chip the wood on-site and then leave the woodchips for me to use in my garden beds. Zefferino was not on-site during the work (he arrived with his crew, walked through the work to be done with his staff, answered all of my questions and then had to leave), but he made sure to call me that evening to make sure that the work was completed to my satisfaction. I received quotes for a few other tree companies and Tree Care's price was competitive with the others. I would highly recommend.
- Kevin M.
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Setting up the appt went well. I used Angie's list to contact them. Someone communicated back right away. I then had two telephone conversations with the office ladies who reassured me that I was in their service area - no mention of $$ for travel to my home. They were responsive and very nice. they were able to set up the appt quickly. Both ...More of the times I spoke with the ladies in the office they both asked for a a list of things that I needed done and i told them (taking down one pine tree, pruning trees front and back, pruning large cypress hedge, advice on why three trees were dying, etc. ). I have a lot of trees on the property. Gentleman who came out was friendly. He was parked in the front so we started talking about what i needed in the front. He told me pretty quickly that they would need to charge me for a service call (??~100.00) b/c of where I lived and then he told me that it had taken him over an hour to get to my home. I said "okay". Then I started to talk about things and he seemed disinterested in them: my large hedge, the pine tree, the cherry tree, the four lilac trees, and the dying trees. he looked around while i was talking to him and then asked if i had anything 'bigger.' ?Bigger? Apparently cutting down something bigger would help to save me money - something about the travel/service fee... Knowing how much it costs to cut down a large tree it seemed to me it was about making it more worth their while - versus saving me money. Unfortunately, he hadn't even set foot in the back yard. and he had no idea how much money i was willing to spend to have the work done. I felt minimized, inadequate, and underestimated
I knew i wouldn't use their services so i ended the estimated.
if there are travel charges I would ask that this be disclosed up front. Also, the services provided on the Angie's listing are not limited to cutting down big trees. i found this confusing when the gentleman asked if I had anything 'bigger' to cut down and especially after telling them twice before the estimate what I needed to have done.

- Karen K.
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He did cut down the trees overhanging the house. He also said that he would cut some branches off the red oak but that was not done. However, I was rather satisfied with the work and price. Possibly I would use him again in the future. It is not easy finding reliable contractors but I think this could be a good one
- john P.

Tree Services in Baton Rouge,, LA

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A & E FLOORS & MORE

9153 REDMAN LAKE DR
Baton Rouge

ABATTOIR ENTERPRISES

37180 WEISS RD
Denham Springs

ABC TREE CO.

8024 Oakview Dr.
Baton Rouge

Anthony's Lawn Service LLC

14604 Colonel Allen Ct
Baton Rouge

Arbor Tech Tree Service Inc

3769 Sholar Ct
Baton Rouge

Arbor Vision Tree Experts

28977 Walker South, Suite E
Walker

Arbor Vitae Tree Service

622 Castle Kirk Dr
Baton Rouge

B & H CONSTRUCTION

PO BOX 1930
Prairieville

B.D. (Pokey) Herring Tree Care

30296 Milton Rd
Walker

Baton Rouge Arbor Tree Care

Assistant Project Manager
Baton Rouge

Bayou Tree Service

264 Industrial Ave
New Orleans

Biggz Professional Tree Care LLC

548 Kenmore Ave
Baton Rouge

Bofinger Tree Service

Po Box 82301
Baton Rouge

BOULANGER TREE SVC

2811 SARPY AVE
Baton Rouge

Butler's Tree Preservation

7485 Elliot Rd.
Baton Rouge

CAPITAL CITY LAWN PRO

11903 n oak hills pkwy
Baton Rouge

Capital City Tree LLC

941 Carriage Way
Baton Rouge

Cat Tree Service

125 B Burton Rd

Chop Chop Tree Care Baton Rouge

17475 Opportunity Ave
Baton Rouge

Fischer Environmental Svc

1980 Surgi Drive
Mandeville

Gonzales Lawn Service

PO BOX 345
Gonzales

Green Escapes Nursery Inc

40482 Abby James Road
Prairieville

GreenSeasons

14461 Frenchtown Rd
Greenwell Springs

Gregalls Tree Service

9555 Foster Rd.
Baton Rouge

GTS Tree Service

14355 S Harrells Ferry Rd Apt 220
Baton Rouge

Harbin Stump Grinding

721 Government Street
Baton Rouge

Hayes Tree Svc

4857 Fairfields Ave
Baton Rouge

Honey Do Repair & Remodel LLC

3735 Derbigny St
Metairie

La Terre

22503 Hwy 1088
Mandeville

LaGreen Landscape

Baton Rouge

LeBlanc's Tree & Stump Removal Inc

2920 Myrtle Ave
Baton Rouge

Lightning Tree Service Co

11307 Stanley Aubin Ln
Baton Rouge

Louisiana Tree Service

3239 Morning Glory Ave
Baton Rouge

MACK ARBOR TREE SVC

1352 SHERWOOD FOREST BLVD
Baton Rouge

MIKE'S TREE SERVICE, INC

8028 PECUE LN
Baton Rouge

MIKE'S TREE SVC

4500 SHERWOOD COMMON BLVD
Baton Rouge

Mullin Landscape Associates

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New Orleans

Murphy's Landscape LLC

629 Saint Landry St
Baton Rouge

NEWCHURCH TREE

2769 N Stevendale Rd
Baton Rouge

Oasis Tree Care

1305 E Hwy 30
Gonzales

Overgrown Lawn Care Services LLC

5235 Paducah Ct
Baton Rouge

Pepper and Company Contractors

236 Linda Ave
Baton Rouge

QUALITY TREE SVC

1020 HANCOCK ST
Gretna

R & D Tree Services

SouthDowns, Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge

ROBIN'S TREE SVC

6027 HICKORY RIDGE BLVD
Baton Rouge

ROBINS BROTHERS TREE SERVICE

9663 GREAT SMOKEY AVE
Baton Rouge

RYAN'S TREE SERVICE & STUMP GRINDING

PO Box 84452
Baton Rouge

SavATree

5330 Port Royal Road

Semper Fi Tree Service LLC

370 Seyburn Drive
Baton Rouge

Spring-Green Lawn Care

P.O. Box 41666
Baton Rouge

The Stump Company, LLC

Germany Rd
Gonzales

THE TREE MEN

7164 COLFAX DR
Baker

Toro Tree Service

15242 Riverdale Ave
Baton Rouge

Total Tire & Service

13950 Coursey Blvd
Baton Rouge

TREE SURGERY BY RICKY VINCENT

5010 Mancuso Lane,
Baton Rouge

TruGreen Midsouth

37266 Commerce Ln
Prairieville

VISTA LANDSCAPING

5590 CANAL BLVD
New Orleans

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