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"These guys are awesome! Arrived on time, in the rain and cold! They babied the 200 year old oak, trimmed branches off of cable wires. Trimmed and removed trees around" my 2 acres, cut the oak into fireplace size, removed ALL limbs, leaves, mess, & made sure I was happy! Can't say enough about
who came out for the estimate, and the crew on site. I highly recommend them.

-Jack G.

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-Julie T.

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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 Sumter

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the owner was very nice, came and evaluated the work and then gave us a time frame in which he would show up. the only issue was that he did not give us a lot of prior notice do to weather but he did all the trimming to our satisfaction including removal as the job was small.
- Yocheved S.
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was right on time and runs a tight ship. He and his crew went right to work and were done the same day on our huge Birch. They also cleaned up the area when they were done. Very professional. Also it is nice to have someone who is a certified Arborist when dealing with trees that are large in the landscape.

- SEAN D.
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showed up same day as my call to give me a quote. Very personable and explained everything clearly. The quys (6) and their equipment showed up as scheduled, and began working after one last walk through. The Liquid Amber was in a corner overlooking 3 other yards. Not one branch was allowed to fall in neighbors yards. They had grinders to handle the stumps and big roots. Clean-up was satisfactory. Was very happy with overall experience. Am probably using them again on another property.
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- Vicki H.
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Because of work, I got tied up and couldn't make it home to meet with Mr.
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still showed up on time, and inspected all the trees in my yard (have some mature oaks and a
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tree that I was convinced had a fungus issue). Mr.
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then called me and informed me that our oaks were doing well and that our
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wasn't sick. Our mangnolia had just suffered from a very bad pruning several years prior (and maybe the drought conditions of a couple years back) and that it would never fully recover to be as beautiful as mangolia trees can be. Mr.
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answered all my questions over the phone and even game me advice on how I could rehabilitate my
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. He seemed very knowledgable and extremely personable. When I hung up, I told him my mom who takes care of our son would pay him. My mom apparently did not have any change (just several $20 bills), and Mr.
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accepted $40 instead of his quoted $45 inspection fee. I was extremely grateful when I heard this. Competence and concern for the customer are just so rare these days. I will be mailing in the $5 I owe and he has more than earned my future business. I wish Fosters continued success. Very impressed with Mr.
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- Edmundo D.
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I was very impressed with
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and Sons. They arrived when agreed to give an estimate and then were right on time to do the work.
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Drake, one of the sons in the company was the head of the crew, which consisted of about 6 young men. They went right to work minutes after arriving and were very efficient.
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was very concerned that they trimmed the trees exactly as I wanted them. He asked me many times about various specific limbs, the shape of the canopy, etc. etc. His workers were very skilled in the trees, it was actually fun watching them work. The crew all seemed to like each other, got along well, and
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was clearly in charge. The clean up was excellent....they were careful to pick up every bit of debris.
Excellent, very professional company! I will definitely use them again for any
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- David H.
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These guys are the best.
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who runs the operation is extremely efficient as is their field crews.
Highly recommend
- James P.
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and his assistants --
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, did an awesome job. They were professional, courteous and very efficient.
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educated us on the care, watering and feeding of our trees. One could tell that
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"loves his trees" (his words) and it is obvious. So happy he was able to fit us in his schedule. The clean-up was very thorough. Very, very happy to have found his company.
- EDWARD M & Somer O.
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They did a great job and I thought the price was reasonable. Prompt, professional and very helpful. I was extremely pleased with the service I received.
- Stephanie D.

All Tree Services in Sumter, SC

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A Notch Above Tree & Lawn Care

1245 Warwick Dr
Sumter

Arborworks Tree Company LLC

407 W Richardson Cir
Hartsville

Benton's Landscape Maintenance

437 Millstone Rd
Florence

COLLINS TREE SVC

5610 EDGEHILL RD
Sumter

EAGER BEAVER TREE SVC

2146 TANGLEWOOD RD
Sumter

Gerber Tree Service

9979 State Route H

HAYCO TREE CO INC

220 LAWRENCE ST
Sumter

Innovative Landscape Design

2027 W Rosedale St
Florence

J&B Remodel Homes

5348 rush rd
Conway

J,G & C Lawn Care

4260 Zachary Rd
Sumter

Outdoor Appearance

1781 Peach Orchard Rd
Sumter

PO BOY'S TREE SVC

1725 N MAIN ST
Sumter

RECESSION'S LAWN CARE

10614 W Pima St

Rooks Lawn Service

420 E Foxworth Mill Rd
Sumter

Shanes Tree & Landscaping

2420 Twin Church Rd.

SMITH'S TREE SVC

1806 PALMENTO ST
Sumter

State Tree Service

3025 Coronet Dr
Dalzell

State Tree Services

852 S Guignard Dr
Sumter

SUMTER REFORESTATION-MOBILE

425 W MARK BLVD
Sumter

Wood Duck LLC

PO Box 982
Hartsville

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