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On Monday I wrote to schedule an estimate. Our main concerns were some things that the
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wanted done on our yard. He dropped by the next day. We did a really brief run through, and I think this is where our troubles started. There wasn't a clear statement on what he would be doing for us. He was also a bit pushy but said he'd make us happy! We actually wanted to go with another company, but
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called On Wednesday saying that he'd beat the other guy by 2~3 hundred and he could start very soon. Again he mentioned he'd be sure that we were happy! So we decided to go with
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(trusting his rating and other reviews on Angie's List!).
He told me that he would come to the house on Thursday or Friday, but that he'd call before he came. There wasn't a call later that day (or the morning after), so I thought he was coming on Friday. At around 9AMish I looked out my backyard window and saw
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and his workers drop off tools in the backyard!! He said that he left his phone at his gf's place and so he didn't call us before he came. So they started working starting in the backyard pulling a lot of the weed and other things we wanted out. Some of the workers seems to be a bit inexperienced as one of them dripped some gasoline trying to put it in the power tools and
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had to coach/do some of that work himself.
We went out to drop off the kids and to see if we can get some stuff to plant in the areas where we were pulling out weeds and stuff.
We came back at around 12PMish, and
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wasn't there. So we figured he went to lunch and so we went back to Home depot to pick up some small plants.
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casually mentioned that he wanted some extra money for planting them (and for removing the spruce). But he'd be okay with not getting it. He had his workers dig a hole for it, and told us that the area had bad soil and wouldn't support what we bought. My wife wanted the area to be edged with rocks, but
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strongly pushed for bark arguing that edging with rocks would make it hard to pull weeds out.
The workers were pulling more weeds out of the front yard brown areas.
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's team also removed an
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Spruce that was half dying. I didn't see
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anywhere for part of the afternoon.
At around 2PM~3PMish,
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started trimming the hedges and lower parts of some of the trees. At around 3:30PMish, he said he was basically done and said something to the effect of "You should be happy!". I felt a bit pushed at being happy, especially since I know my wife wasn't going to be. He made a point to say that he did two things (which he said he didn't have to do), including removing the
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Spruce and some plants out front.
At around 3:20~30ish,
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declared that he was about done. I called my wife, and she asked whether the trees were all trimmed. I told her that the upper parts weren't.
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basically said that he couldn't go up on the roof so he couldn't trim that part. She was at a fuel stop so she couldn't talk to me further. I mentioned the grass (because of the weeds in it) and he just replied that I should call up the lawn service to get it fertilized. I also mentioned the hedges in the backyard, and he said we didn't have to trim those. He asked repeatedly whether we were happy and whether we'd leave a good feedback on Angie's List. When it seemed that we might not, he told us not to write a review at all if our review wasn't going to be good. Then I paid him and they left.
Then my wife came home at around 5PM and was very mad that
* The lawn wasn't weeded at all
* The dug up areas in the backyard wasn't spread out with bark (and is bare)
* The tree growing over the roof wasn't trimmed completely.
We mentioned these things to
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, and he said
* He doesn't weed lawns (ever since 1987) and so we should just take the savings and contact a lawn company to get the fertilization done.
* He's not insured to go on the roof
* He never said he would spread bark in the back yard so he didn't.
* We should feel happy that he spread a bit of our mulch in the front yard as well as having removed the Spruce for free(?).
Overall experience is that
* He pushed through everything in a big hurry. He didn't give a written description of what he would do for us, which meant that there were issues with expectations.
* He tries really hard to get us to give him good reviews.
* Although he kept mentioning that he would make us really happy, he couldn't (didn't) resolve the issues that we were VERY unhappy with at the end.
* So in the end we felt that we didn't get value out the $1500 that we paid him and remain very dissatisfied (and losing trust in Angie's List reviews).


- Uhyon C.
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These guys are amazing! We had a nightmare of a yard, with exceptionally poor drainage, and old, rotting sod. They were able to diagnose the issue, give options for its resolution, and then do it quickly and with great professionalism. In a matter of days we had the old smelly yard removed, French drains installed, and everything set to rights with a combination of different landscaping materials. Now, 6 weeks later, we have a gorgeous, fully functional yard that is an absolute pleasure to be in. I cannot recommend them enough. SUCH a fantastic experience!
- Tara L.
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I had asked specifically if it would be possible to have the work done by a certain date, as we wanted to have the patio for a graduation party we were having for our daughters over the Father's Day Weekend. Rocky was upfront with me and told me how busy their company was, but promised that he would go back to the office and look at the books and give me a call right away to schedule for the first available opening, and that he may even be able to shift around some jobs to get our work done by our deadline. He asked me to go ahead and purchase the Big Deal for 1499.00, which I did while he was writing up our proposal. I have heard nothing from the company since. I have attempted to contact, with no luck. I am disheartened that this didn't work out as the price was fair for the work we needed done, and the photos and reviews speak highly of the final product this company provides. I just wish communication would have been better. I may have decided to keep my Big Deal and proceed with the work even after our deadline if communication had been better.
- Kelly D.
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Excellent service. Timely and professional. Workman ship and quality of product was great. Was very accommodating and getting the pressure washing completed the same day as the new sod was being placed (last minute request!). Will keep doing business with
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- Jerry H.
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contacted me and we discussed what I needed. He then came out and we walked the property and he gave me a firm quote.
The workers and material arrived as scheduled and the work was done very well with no residual mess. I will definitely use them again.
- Michael S.
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called me back within 1 day of receiving my voice mail.
We were originally only going to do the front yard because we thought it would be cost prohibitive to do both right now. I gave him a basic idea of what we were looking to do in the front yard. To make sure we were on the same basic page when it came to cost, he gave me an estimate based on the size of the yard i provided him. We agreed it was a good price and from there set up a formal time to meet on Saturday to look at the job and firm things up.
He kept in contact via phone and even though he had given me a 2 hour window he still was courteous enough to call within 10 minutes of his arrival to give me a heads up.

Upon his arrival, we walked the front yard and he measured and firmed up the price which was right in line with what i had already been quoted. The front yard was in need of being heavily thatched, aerated and reseeded.

Between my original call to him and his arrival my husband and I had decided to go ahead and do the back yard if it was reasonable so we
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him back there to look at it. It was definitely double the work. There was nothing salvageable about our back yard. He said they would bring in all new dirt and start fresh.
Front and back together came to 2700 +tax (we live on 1/3 acre). We paid 50% down at that meeting and he started the process that day with putting the moss
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on the lawn. From there he said he would be back in about 10 days but would keep in touch. Sure enough he called the very next Friday to let us know he and the crew would be out Monday morning.
I went to work that day but our adult daughter was home keeping our large dogs happy with all the strangers wandering in the yard. Even she had rave reviews about how nice
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and his workers were.
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called me at work around 12 to let me know how things were going and about what time i should come home to meet up with him and go over the care etc.
I arrived home by 3:30 to find the front yard was complete and they were almost done with the back yard. They had even distributed some of dirt that had been left over from the back yard into the front yard so that none went to waste. This was an unexpected bonus and although it was a bit more labor to do it on their side, there was no additional charge. The back yard was nice and lush with beautiful dirt laid out and being rolled over and grass seed being put in etc. The workers kept everything clean and they all had smiles on their face and interacted well with each other.
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and I went over all the care. He made sure to go over everything with me so that i knew how to truly care for my new sprouting lawn. He even discussed mower settings with me. He also let me know to call him with any questions I may have. He is very friendly and helpful.
I would hire
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and his team to do work again for us anytime. We may have him back to do some tree and shrub plantings as he offers that service as well. It is nice to have a great experience with someone in the service arena as it seems so hard now days to find that.

- Neil P.
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We asked them to build an raised bed in our back yard, similar to what we already had. They finished that job
and did a few others that they had time for. Great work, very responsive. We use them again.
- Daniel L.
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I bought the big deal where this provider offered 100 sq ft of concrete poured (including demolition if necessary) broom finish.
I didn't hear from him at all. I called and called and my husband finally was able to reach someone with a thick accent who said he would be calling. He finally did call and met with my husband. We needed the porch raised or skim coated to raise the level and he said he could raise the porch. He said he would be back, did not understand that we had a time crunch as we were selling our house and did not provide my husband with a written estimate, nor did he set a date.
Finally after several calls, my husband got him to agree on a date. I called 2 days before to confirm, where he promptly did call back to confirm that he would be there.
The owner and his crew arrived with a truck full of premade cement. They used sledgehammers to break up the walkway and took some of the debris out. They left a LOT of debris in the walkway, along with bricks (ours, they didn't bring any of their own) and poured the slab. They did not bring their own broom either and had to use mine.
He also told me on the day he could not raise the porch after all. This was after they had dug under the porch and just left it dug out.
It's been 3 weeks and they never came back to remove the forms; they didn't clean up the dust and debris, and left the dug up holes on both sides of my porch.
Worst of all, the slab has dried to a mottled white and blue and grey. I'm at a loss as to what to do now with the discolored path. I am very disappointed.
- Ellyn D.
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They were very prompt in responding to our request for a quote. The day the work was performed they arrived early for the appointment. They were very friendly and knowledgeable and did the work with great professionalism. We believe that for what they did for us we got a real deal as well as excellent service.
- Patricia L.
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Everything went very well. We are still deciding if we want to use one of
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's ideas. Though the cost of the first visit was awesome, the cost to implement his plans are a little on the expensive side. However, he did give ideas on ways to cut costs including performing some of the work ourselves.
- Susan T.
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20/20 Property Services Inc

PO Box 1961
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PO BOX 14691
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22214 Brier Rd
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A & R LANDSCAPING

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A 1 Sheer Gardening & Landscaping

PO Box 60104
Renton, WA

A D O & LANDSCAPING

4031 CALIFORNIA AVE SW
Seattle, WA

A Plus Property Services, Inc.

11224 SE 253rd Pl
Kent, WA

A to Z Stump & Tree Inc.

13933 184th Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA

A-1 Economy Gardening

10602 56th Ave NE
Marysville, WA

A-1 Energy Efficiency Consulting

4215 26th Ave SW
Seattle, WA

A5 Property Maintenance

5815 Brasch Rd SE
Port Orchard, WA

AAA EMERGENCY TREE SERVICE LLC

P.O. BOX 9324
Denver, CO

AAA Renovation Pros LLC

3201 SW Avalon Way #41
Seattle, WA

Above & Below Construction

4806 NE 1st Street
Renton, WA

ABS GENERAL CONSTRUCTION

3612 NE 4th St
Renton, WA

Accurate Measures

15004 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA

Acorn Tree and Stump Services

P. O. Box 686
Poulsbo, WA

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