Carpenter Costin Tree Service

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85% Recommended

75 Years In Business

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    Areas of Expertise

    • Tree Care Service
    • Tree Removal
    • Landscape Design & Construction
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    27 Verified Reviews
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    4.0 Neil G. Bradford, MA

    Had trees that were touching house removed within two days. I was told someone from the office would call me to schedule a time but they just showed up and took down the trees. Other companies were a month out.

    5.0 S M. Peabody, MA

    This company did an excellent job removing a large tree from my yard, as well as, trimming back large bushes. All workers were very professional. I would hire them again!

    2.5 Bob C. Gloucester, MA

    I hired them to cut down three trees and trim several large branches from two others. The cutting went well enough until one of their guys used the last 9 ft. section of the trunk as a battering ram on my gate and fence because he was too lazy to have a colleague guide the trunk through. (I watched this from a window and took pictures of the damage). I had to replace a piece of trim and one of the post caps. I still need to use filler on the gouges in the wood. Cleanup was OK for the front yard trees but in the back yard they made no attempt to clean the numerous pieces of wood under two inches in diameter and several branches until I went out with a rake and shamed them into it, and they still left quite a bit. I contacted their supervisor by email and he promised to send a couple of guys to clean up, which never materialized.

    5.0 Marie P. Lynn, MA

    Professional knowledgeable courteous exceptional. Would recommend this company to anyone in a heartbeat.

    5.0 Priscilla D. Haverhill, MA

    I'm not much for marketing gimmicks but but using your service proved me wrong. Thank you.

    5.0 Paul R. Byfield, MA

    They took care not to damage my home or pool while working in close quarters. Cleared all the debris away. Good professional job.

    0.50 Stella C. North Andover, MA

    I asked to protect the tree and the job was poorly executed. After I asked to come back and fix the issue, for over 2 months they promised to get it done, and never did. I will never hire again, poor professionalism, no customer service, low expertise, waste of my time and money.

    Response from Company:

    A certified arborist met with Stella C. and made several recommendations. One was the removal of a badly split tree and a significant amount of other work which came to more than a day's work. Stella C wanted to keep the cost of all work to only 1 day. Instead of removing the split tree as the arborist recommended, the tree was cabled to reduce cost. Due to the split, the cable failed and further splitting made the tree unsafe. Our recommendation, again, is to take the tree down at this time.

    0.50 Brendan L. Wakefield, MA

    This was the worst decision I’ve made for work at my home. I paid them 3 weeks ago and they have only completed half of the work. I hired Carpenter Costin who gave me a quote to remove 3 trees, grind all stumps, and remove all wood. The work was supposed to be completed at the end of November. They came out and cut down two trees on November 30th. When they finished for the day they asked me for the check (which I foolishly gave them) and they cashed that on December 4th. They left half the wood. After several calls they at least came back and took that away a week later. Today is December 19th and 1 of the trees is still standing and the stump work has not been completed. After calling them 3-4 times a week and being fed excuses like re on the list're shooting to be there tomorrow our stump guy has't shown up and we don't know where he is They finally informed me they would not be able to complete the work and offered me a $300 refund. A $300 refund, for the 3 stumps and 1 tree they didn't cut down and for lying to me for three weeks. Thanks. I wish home advisor let me upload pictures so I could show you what my yard looks like and the quote they sent me. This is the first tree work I've ever had done so I don't have anyone to compare this to. Even so I would highly recommend you never use this company for anything. I now need to find another company to come out and finish the work that Carpenter Costin couldn't handle.

    Response from Company:

    The General Manager met with Mr. Lynch, prior to start of job and confirmed that we were taking down only 2 trees. There was never any agreement to take down 3 trees. On Thursday 11/30/17 We took down 1 enormous tree and 1 medium sized tree with a crane. On that same day we picked up 2 loads of the wood. We returned on Monday 12/4/17 and picked up the remainder of the wood. We were delayed due to snow and returned to grind the stumps on 12/20/17. We apologize for the delay in getting the stumps done. The rest of the job was done as promised at the end of November with the final load of wood picked up on Monday after the weekend.

    4.5 Chris G. Amesbury, MA

    This company was very professional and good workers. They removed some trees and trimmed some trees for me and they got done even more than they thought they would in the day. Their expertise was impressive.

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