Derek's Tree Service Inc

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Mississauga ON L5N 3H6
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Chrristine in Mississauga
Chrristine in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Tree Prunning

We are selling our house next month. The trees around the house badly need pruning before showing to our buyers. Derek's quotation is half the price of another tree company. I did not hesitate to use Derek after reading Homestar's review He is direct and does what he said. His team are nice to be around. I like to work with people like this. He even offered me more chip mulch to cover up my brown patches under the tree to make the place smell nice and look better.

I would highly recommend to my neighbours and friends. Good Work. Derek. Thank you.

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Thank you for the wonderful review Christine. Keep us in mind if you need any work done at your new house. Thanks, Derek.

Mel26
Mel26
14 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Tree Trimming

Derek arrived on time to provide the quote that I had requested. He understood that it was a new house for me with lots of expenses and as such just quoted on the work that would accomplish my primary goals. His quoted price was in line with the competition. On the day of the job, he arrived early with his crew, was fast and efficient, and made sure to confirm with me, prior to finishing up, that he had done everything that we had talked about. I would certainly recommend him and use his services again.

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It was a pleasure to work for you and we appreciate the review,please keep us in mind in the future. Thanks, Derek

Richard in Mississauga
Richard in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
7/10

pruning of trees

He came to my home to give me an estimate to prune a few trees he was prompt and on time. I showed him the job and told him what I wanted pruned and he indicated too me he new exactly what I wanted too achieve by pruning the trees back to get more sun on my pool. He mentioned 3 or four branches on one and three or so on the other pointing up too the branch on the tree .Looking up my self I could not really tell what he was pointing at, so I repeated my self regarding what I wanted and he told me he understands what I wanted so I left it at that.
He gave me a reasonable price for the job and came on the day I needed.

His crew was very nice and prompt and they arrived together with Derek then Derek went too some other job .His crew was nice enough to move the patio set out of the way.His crew prune the first tree how I expected and asked them too do but when Derek returned he was agitated and visibly upset because his crew went over and above in pruning the first tree. So Derek instructed his crew too only cut three branches from the second tree. Needless to say the second tree was not done how I would have liked, there were some more branches’ I would have liked removed. He asked me if there was a problem I told him the pruning was not what I expected
I tried to offer Derek more Money for the job but he refused and really did not want to listen to what I wanted to say, he said It was not worth his time and started telling me how hard the job was and suggested too me to go up the tree and give it a try cutting the branch’s so at this point I realized I was wasting my time talking to him and I went into my home to get his money.

The funny thing during our conversation his guy was still up in the tree looking down at both of us and very close to the branches I would have liked removed. The branches I wanted removed which were only three inches in diameter would have only taken a few more minutes to make a customer happy. He told his guys too come down and that was that. He removed most of the branches from my property some were left behind but that was no big deal and left the larger logs of wood like I asked. They also left my ladder out back which his crew removed from where I had it to use they did not place it back. My pool was full of leaves and saw dust but that was hard to prevent and understandable.

He left us the mulch he promised and I must say Derek was the only one who did take the time to show up at my house to get the job but unfortunately after the job was completed Derek left me with impression I was wasting his time coming to my home providing a service for me and being rude and swearing is not good customer service in my opinion.
I would have liked him to come to collect the money for the job but he sent one of his crew too collect it at the front door and left my home without talking too me at all after our conversation out back..
Derek thank you for the pen and fridge magnet with your business number
but unfortunately I am not sure if I will call you.
This review has been edited since It was written the first score was too low and I did get a call from Derek regarding the score which was a informative conversation and at the time of righting this I was unsure how too change the score but I found out how thanks too my kid.
Customer service and communication and how you treat your customer to resolve a misunderstanding is the key too a good company. The score on top of this page still just a number.
How you treat and speak to your customer to me is very important under all situations. Just make sure who ever you deside to hire to prune will some how mark the branches to be removed to avoid any conflict.( paint ball gun}
Just a suggestion
Richard from Credit woodlands

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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I am sorry that you were not satisfied with the job, obviously there was some miscommunication on both parts to what you would have liked done. Unfortunately, people try and take advantage of the crew all the time when the owner is gone and try to get them to do more than what was on the quote. This was also a mistake on our crews part as they should have waited for Derek to return before completing anything that was not on the quote. As for Derek not coming to the door for the money, he never does, Tanya is in training to take over as crew manager and she deals with the payment aspect of ALL jobs. We appeciate the time you took to write the review.

Fernando, Mississauga
Fernando, Mississauga
3 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Removal of Spruce

We had 3 tree removal services come out after reviewing testimonials on Homestars. Derek's was one of the more reasonable ones and after reading the other reviews we decided to go with him. He and his crew showed up on time and took down a 30ft Spruce, cleaned and removed everything in about 1 1/2 hours without damaging the lawn or existing plants around it. He even grinded down a stump from an apple tree I had cut down the prior year free of charge. Great to deal with, crew was excellent and careful and I would highly recommend him to anyone else!

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Thanks so much for the great review, we appreciate all the good things you had to say. A pleasure to work for you, hope we can work for you again in the furture. Derek Begley

Dick & Doris in Mississauga
Dick & Doris in Mississauga
2 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Cut down tree and removal of stump and debris

Very helpful in all aspects of completing job. Would highly recommend
to any and all for tree cutting if needed.

Thank-you Derek for all your help and all your crew.

Dick and Doris

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Thanks for the great review, keep us in mind in the future and if you have any friends or relatives that need work done. Appreciate the business. Derek Begley

Allen A
Allen A
2 reviews North York, ON
7/10

Tree removal

There were a bunch of trees on the perimeter of our property that needed to be removed, all less than 3" thick, plus two more trees that were about 6" thick. Derek said that he'd cut the trees, dispose of them and grind the stumps so that the remnants of the tree won't be visible above the ground. His team came to remove the trees, and most of the trees were removed except for some trees that were too close to the fence. He had warned me about that beforehand, saying that his chainsaw would ruin the fence and be dangerous to operate.

After I had paid him for his work and his team left, I noticed at the back of the property behind the shed, his team had left a few stumps ungrinded. So I called him to discuss why that was the case, and he said it was muddy and there were some stacked patio slabs in the way. He told me he would come in to remove those stumps when the weather was better and I had removed the slabs. So I gave him the benefit of the doubt. I removed those patio slabs and notified him that they were removed and the area was not muddy anymore in a voice message. I waited 3 days and no answer from him.

The end result is I had to buy a pick axe and rip out those stumps myself. That took about 1 hour of hacking; one of those stumps was 6" across!

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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We are sorry that you are unhappy with the quality of work that you received. We did however say that we would return to grind the stumps that we were unable to do because of the mud, when the weather was better and there was a firmer ground for the machine. I unfortunately have been out of town for a personal matter and did try to call you to explain but whenever I called it said your phone was only for outgoing calls only. Derek Begley

RB in Mississauga
RB in Mississauga
5 reviews Mississauga, ON
9/10

Tree Cutting (2)

This job involved cutting down 2 trees and grinding the root stumps. The price quotation provided by Derek was competitive with another quotation received earlier and, based on customer testimonials, I asked Derek to perform this work for us.

Derek and his team arrived on time as promised and quickly set up their equipment. The job was completed within short order and Derek's team was also very co-operative in cutting/stacking the firewood for a neighbour as requested. The crew was also very thorough in cleaning up the debris afterwards.

As I have some tree pruning to be performed this fall, I will definitely be calling on Derek to perform this work for us.

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Thanks for the review, keep us in mind for future work. Derek Begley

Andrew in Streetsville
Andrew in Streetsville
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Tree & shrub removal

After contacting Derek's Tree Service via HomeStars, I received a quote the same day.
The next day the work was completed, at a fair price.
I'll be sure to reccomend Derek's Tree Service to my neighbours.

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Thanks Andrew, We are glad that you were satisfied with our work. I appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us as well. Keep us in mind in the future. Thanks again, Derek Begley

Debbie in Flowertown, Brampton
Debbie in Flowertown, Brampton
1 review Brampton, ON
10/10

tree and stump removal

Derek and crew arrived on time. Job was completed efficiently, safely and clean up was fantastic. It was almost as if it never even happened. "Couldn't have asked for a better job!"
Thanks again all.

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Thanks Debbie, It was a pleasure working for you, we appreciate the business and the wonderful review. Please keep us in mind if you need any work done in the future. Derek Begley

Peve Mississauga, Ontario
Peve Mississauga, Ontario
6 reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

remove juniper tree in front of house, grind stump

Totally satisfied with the service. Derek and crew were on time, did a very good job. It did not take too much time to cut the tree and clean up of debris. Price was excellent.

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Thanks Pett, a pleasure working for you. We appreciate your great review.

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More about Derek's Tree Service Inc

Our services include Tree & Stump Removal, Pruning, Hedges and Planting. Streetsville Tree Service.
Over 20 years exp. Thanks to everyone for making us Best in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015, 2017 and 2018! Servicing Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Etobicoke, North York and Scarborough.
Best way to reach us is to call us! 905-824-3017 Follow us on Facebook @derekstreeservice and Instagram @derekstreeservice

CATEGORIES
Tree Service
SERVICES
Tree Pruning, Tree Removal, Stump Removal, Deadwooding, Cabling/Bracing, Hedge pruning, Hedge Removal, Planting.
WEBSITE
http://derekstreeservice.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
20
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
0
PAYMENT METHOD
cheque
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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