CB Tree Service

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Toronto ON M5R 2E2
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Ken in Toronto
Ken in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Worrisome leaning tree

There was a tall tree leaning over our neighbour's backyard that constantly caused us worry under very windy conditions (which is more often now that in past years). After checking Homestars and contacting Craig, he visited us and provided a quote. We had a good feeling from our conversation with a congenial Craig. Nevertheless, we did the due diligence with the insurance information that he readily provided and also checked his quote against other tree services. Craig's quote was very competitive. He and his crew of 3 skillfully completed the job to our requirements in about an hour and we are very satisfied (and relieved). We would certainly recommend CB Tree to our friends and family.

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Thanks for telling your story Ken. That Manitoba Maple tree is considered a softwood and as such, is usually more prone to toppling and breakage than their hardwood counterparts. They are rapidly growing what we call "weed trees" that offer abundant foliage in a short time but sometimes overgrow their ability to support their own weight, unless periodically pruned to reduce overburdened limbs. Your tree had all of that and a menacing lean over your neighbour's yard. You were wise to be proactive before an accident or injury occurred. Thank you for choosing us to help you with your project.
All the best, Craig.

Deb
Deb
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Efficient and clean! Great experience with CB tree

We just bought our home and our backyard is a jungle. I don’t think the previous owners removed any trees while they were here. The backyard, while massive, was completely unusable. We asked for 3 quotes from different tree cutting companies and got quoted everything from $900 all the way to $3K. We called Craig and he texted with my husband providing an accurate time of arrival to our place. He and his team did such a thorough job of cutting the trees, and then aligning the logs in our front yard — we can’t thank him enough. While he was here, even our neighbors got some work done, which shows the value of his work. We won’t hesitate to call them again across our properties in GTA.

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Thank you very much for the work and for taking the time to tell your story. I appreciate the kind review.
The yard looks much bigger now with those overgrown weed trees removed and now you have a clear line for the new fence. I'm glad we could help. you with your project, the remaining trees will start to grow much more symmetrically now with the improved sunlight with the other trees gone.
Good luck with the rest of your project.
All the best, Craig.

LH
LH
1 review Toronto, ON
9/10

Branch Removal

Craig came by and helped cut down a branch that was leaning against some cables in my backyard and also spotted a branch that was broken and at risk of falling and damaging my neighbour's garage. He was knowledgeable and generous with his advice about the legalities of trees on property lines when dealing with neighbours.

He spent more time than he quoted but didn't charge me for any extra time.

He wasn't the cheapest quote I received but he was able to schedule me in the very next day and was very easy to work with.

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Thank you for the work and taking the time to review the work. I'm glad we could help. You should be good for a while. We're at the other end of the phone when you need us back. Take care, stay safe.
All the best, Craig.

Reva from Toronto
Reva from Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Tree removal

We needed to remove our honey locust from our backyard. We had hired Craig for another tree project last year, and we were so pleased with his work that we decided to call him again. Once again he did not disappoint us! He and his assistant completed the job in a few hours and left the backyard looking extremely neat and tidy. Craig is an excellent arborist and a very nice guy also. We recommend him highly.

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Thank you Reva. Now that the tree has been removed, you can go ahead with the construction plans for your new parking pad. I'm glad we were able to help you with your project. Thanks very much for the work and the kind review. All the best, Craig.

Marilyn in Vaughan
Marilyn in Vaughan
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Arborist Service

Professionals from hello!!! Craig and his crew provided a competitive quote. They showed up on time which pleased me. The workmanship went that I was very happy beyond my expectations. My 2 massive maple trees already looks healthier, I can't wait for summer to see the true beauty of the work. I highly recommend this company with no reservations. YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!!

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Hey Marilyn,
Thanks so much for the work and the kind words. I had a blast pruning those two large maples. The canopy has been thinned from within, removing deadwood and redundant growth which will increase the airflow through the trees, allowing improved wind resistance to withstand storms and much better sunlight penetration to the back garden. By retaining the natural form of these Maple trees, you won't encourage an explosion of unwanted broom-like sucker growth that you would have encountered, if large limbs were cropped back or topped to random lengths. The trees will do very well this year, as the root system now has an abundance of energy to distribute to a thinner, more streamlined canopy.
I'm happy that you're passionate about the care of these large beauties. They add a lot of value to the property, they look magnificent, they are well maintained and should give you many years of enjoyment. Thank you for placing your confidence in us. Please consider yourself one of our preferred customers. Any one you send our way will be treated well also.
All the best, Craig.

Henry in Toronto
Henry in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Exterior Cleanup

Craig was very quick to respond to my inquiry about my exterior tree/overgrowth issue with my new home. He came the same day to review the scope of work and was available to do the work the following week as I preferred. Craig and his staff were very efficient and reasonably priced. I will use him again in the Spring to tackle my backyard.

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Hi Henry, glad to help. Thank you for the referral to your father as well. He is in good hands. I appreciate the work, the review and the referral. We're grateful for it all. We look forward to the spring to reciprocate our gratitude. Take care, all the best, Craig.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Tree Felling

We had a 21” diameter, 50-year-old Norway maple tree that was dying and overhanging our house. Last summer, we accepted a quote from another tree care company to have it removed. Weeks later, we were told the job would be carried out in October, then it became December, then it became February. Had it not been for our finding CB Tree via Homestars, we would still be waiting!

CB Tree promptly provided a fair quote and proceeded with the work in spite of frigid weather. The work was executed skillfully and flawlessly. We also appreciate that they took the time to make sure that they cleaned up thoroughly.

What a pleasure it was to work with an owner/operator rather than some salesperson or franchisee! Craig is a real gentleman who is trustworthy and reliable. We hope to work with him again once spring arrives and tree preservative measures will be needed.

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Thank you very much for the winter job and the kind review of our work. That tree had a nasty lean towards the house and with half of the root system mined out by the ant colony at the base, it was likely to fall over at some point. The added weight of winter ice and snow may have been enough to eventually cause the tree to topple. You were wise not to wait any longer.
I'm glad the job went well and pleased you're happy with our service. Please know that we look forward to helping you again in the future and that anyone you send our way will be treated well.
All the best to you.
Sincerely, Craig.

Russ N from Toronto
Russ N from Toronto
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Tree removal

When you find a great contractor.......don’t forget his name and number.
This is the third time we’ve hired Craig and his crew over the past few years ( since the ice storm).Each time he was on time and on budget
He addressed our concerns and done within the hour .
And it was done this morning.......during the snow storm today!

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Thanks a lot Russ. I'm glad we got that leaning tree down before something happened. It was listing toward the house at a bad angle that might have been persuaded to fall with a hard gust of wind or a coating of ice. You were wise to preempt the hazard.
I appreciate the review of our work.
Take care, all the best, Craig

Dave in North york
Dave in North york
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Large Branch Removal

I had a large tree branch that had intertwined over 15 years with a neighbor's tree and was causing their tree to lean and possibly cause future damage to property. It was late fall and apparently, as I found out, a hard time to get a tree service to come out. I called many tree service companies and they either were too busy, didn't return calls, answer the phone or were not taking bookings past mid December. I was able to talk to someone at CB Tree service both times I called and Craig came out to give me a quote. Judging by approximate costs throughout this website and my own experience with arborists in the past, Craig's quote was competitive and he explained what he needed to do and how long it will take. He and his crew were pleasant, did an excellent job, cleaned up after themselves and cut the wood up I asked for into a useable size. As it turns out, it took somewhat longer to do the job but Craig stuck to his quote not trying to alter it. I appreciate that.

I would recommend CB Tree service, and won't hesitate to call them in the future.

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Hi Dave,
That long branch pushing over your neighbor's tree created a very peculiar situation. It forked over both sides of the trunk of your neighbor's huge Pine tree and was pushing it over as it grew creating a dangerous lean and damaging the bark on both trees as they moved with the wind. We're happy the large branch came down without any issues and now both trees can strive and continue to grow normally. Thank you for the work and the review of our work, we're grateful for both. Please consider yourself one of our preferred customers. Anyone you send our way will be treated well also. We look forward to the chance to help again in the future.
I hope you have a great Christmas and enjoy the holiday season. All the best to you and your family.
Craig.

Jeff
Jeff
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Removal of large broken branch

We had a large broken branch that needed to be removed.

We reached out to Craig and CB Tree Service. He came out the next day to do a quote and the work was done two days later.. Not only that, the price was far cheaper than the other quotes we received. He was also able to do the work on a much shorter timeline.

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Thanks a lot Jeff. The job went well and we're grateful for the work, especially at this time of the year when tree work has slowed down somewhat as is seasonally expected.
Many people aren't aware that we work throughout the year and at substantially reduced winter rates.
Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate it. Have a great Christmas and holiday season.
All the best, Craig.

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CB TREE SERVICE - WINNER OF HOMESTARS' BEST TREE SERVICE AWARD 2020, 2019 & 2011!

WE PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL CARE & RESTORATION OF TREES, HEDGES AND SHRUBS. WE ARE EXPERTS IN THE SAFE REMOVAL OF DANGEROUS OR UNWANTED TREES AND STUMPS. OVER 47 YEARS RELIABLE SERVICE. ANY JOB BIG OR SMALL. PRACTICAL AND AFFORDABLE TREE CARE SOLUTIONS, HELPFUL COURTEOUS STAFF, BEST PRICES, GREAT JOB. LET US HELP YOU LOOK AFTER YOUR TREES. FREE COST ESTIMATES 24 HOUR EMERGENCY RESPONSE.

CATEGORIES
Tree Service
PRODUCTS
FIREWOOD SALES CUSTOM WOOD AND LOG FURNITURE
SERVICES
TREE PRUNING & TRIMMING * TREE & STUMP REMOVAL * ARBORIST REPORTS * PERMIT APPLICATIONS * CONSULTING & DIAGNOSIS * PROPERTY INSPECTIONS * TREE APPRAISALS * HAZARD ASSESSMENTS * COST ESTIMATES * LANDSCAPE DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION * PLANTING & FERTILIZING * CABLING & BRACING * INSECT & DISEASE CONTROL * ANIMAL RESCUE * FIREWOOD DELIVERY * CUSTOM WOOD AND LOG FURNITURE *
SPECIALITIES
WE DO IT ALL! FROM PLANTING TO REMOVAL AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN.
WEBSITE
http://CBTREE.HOMESTARS.COM
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1973
RETURN POLICY
WE RETURN HEALTHY BEAUTIFUL TREES TO OUR CUSTOMERS!
PAYMENT METHOD
CASH ,CERTIFIED CHEQUE ,MONEY ORDER ,OTHER PAYMENT METHODS ALSO
LICENSES
OTAB CERTIFICATION * PESTICIDE OPERATORS LICENSE * LAND CLASS 1 AND 3 APPLICATORS LICENSE *
MEMBERSHIPS
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
HUMBER COLLEGE FORESTRY PROGRAM EUSA LINE CLEARING SAFETY I.S.A. CERTIFICATE OF MERIT
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
No minimum
BONDED
Yes
PROJECT RATE
Suprisingly more affordable
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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