Independently Rated Highest in Quality
E i g h t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
January 2009
We declare that ArborWorks, Inc. HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #1485
(866) 936-8733
(408) 287-8733

An ArborWorks technician works to remove a tree from a customer’s property.

ArborWorks, Inc. provides comprehensive tree care services for a variety of Greater Bay Area clients, including residences and estates, corporations and commercial properties, construction sites, golf courses and country clubs, and municipalities and parks. The company offers tree removal and stump grinding, pruning, organic fertilization and soil amending, disease and insect control, cabling and bracing, planting and transplanting, risk assessment, and more.

President Don McIntyre is an ISA Certified Arborist who’s spent more than 40 years preserving trees in urban settings across the United States. He started his own tree care business in Texas in 1972 and expanded to California in 1986. Mr. McIntyre says he and his staff acknowledge their responsibilities as stewards of the environment and demonstrate their commitment by contributing to the preservation of trees for current and future generations.

ArborWorks provides its clients with written proposals designed to enhance the safety and health of their trees, from one-time prunings to ongoing maintenance for multiple properties. The company also offers 24/7 emergency service and tree inspections and consultations.

Company Philosophy

“Our entire staff is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards and treating every customer with honesty and fairness. We value our clients and work tirelessly to exceed their tree care expectations.”

Serving the Bay Area

Full-Service Tree Care:
Consulting
Pruning
Insect & Disease Control
Fertilizing
Soil Analysis & Therapy
Removal
Stump Grinding
Planting & Transplanting

Comparative Summary

Few tree service companies earn the prestigious Diamond Certified award, which means they’ve been independently rated Highest in Quality. Fewer still can claim an owner who brings more than 40 years of arboricultural experience to every project, but that’s exactly the case for ArborWorks, Inc. “I started in this industry as a groundsman on a tree crew,” explains owner Don...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why should I hire an arborist?
A: "Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns in property value and aesthetics. Trees take decades to grow, so long-term care is essential to keep them healthy. Poorly maintained trees can become liabilities."
Q: When does my tree need pruning? Can I do it myself?
A: "We can help you determine when your tree needs pruning. It takes a knowledgeable arborist to determine when and how to prune in order to best maintain an individual tree’s health and improve its appearance and safety. If the pruning can be d...
Q: Do you remove trees?
A: "Yes, but only as a last resort."

Industry Info

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 80 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

Survey Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied were you with the quality you received?
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Company Credentials

Workers Compensation
Liability Insurance
License Verification
Business Practices
Current Complaint File

Customer Loyalty

Survey Question: If you needed this product or service in the future, would you use this company again?
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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 80 customer surveys, we declare
ArborWorks, Inc.
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 1485
Continuously qualified since January 2009.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Dave N. Verified Customer Name
"I liked working with the owner and he is a certified arborist. He has good judgement and good skill in his area."
Research conducted by American Ratings Corporation. Ratings Methodology

Company Capabilities Table

ArborWorks, Inc.
(866) 936-8733
(408) 287-8733
(650) 988-8733
(831) 372-8733
(510) 651-8733
(510) 651-8736 fax

Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm
Emergency Service Available 24/7

Serving the Bay Area

Don A. McIntyre, Owner/President
40
15
ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Tree Workers
879506
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA), International Society of Aboriculture (ISA), Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)
Full-Service Tree Care: Consulting, Pruning, Insect & Disease Control, Fertilizing, Soil Analysis & Therapy, Removal, Stump Grinding, Planting & Transplanting
260
Commercial, Residential
Workmanship Guaranteed

Survey Responses For

ArborWorks, Inc.

ArborWorks, Inc.: Average 9.5 out of 10 based on 80 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Dave N. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Very professional, they do what they say, and they meet their deadlines. They perform what they commit to."

"I liked working with the owner and he is a certified arborist. He has good judgement and good skill in his area."

Ed S. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are the best tree trimmers in the country and the employees are so nice and friendly, along with their boss."

"They come every year to trim one tree and the same one tree and they check in with me. They are friendly and they have expert workmanship."

Fred S. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were recommended by one of my neighbors. They have the licenses and they know what they are doing. They did exactly what I wanted them to do and they even came up with better alternatives. I have confidence in them. I will definitely call them again."

"They know what they are doing, they did the job, they cleaned up after themselves, and everything is fine."

Glen D. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do a great job and they take a personal interest in the client and their trees."

"They do good work, they care, and it shows."

Jean B. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do excellent work and they clean up after themselves, but you sometimes have to wait to work with them."

"Don McIntyre, because I trust him and he is good to work with. He knows his stuff."

Kathy E. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do a great job and they are very trustworthy. They are very respectful. They did little things like putting a tarp under the truck that are important."

"I liked dealing with them, the owner was nice, and easy to talk to. They did a good job."

Keith L. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have a lot of experience, which is very critically. They are very reliable, they know what they are doing, and they are reasonable."

"Their expertise"

Leroy D. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were good and they were on time. They did a very good job."

"They just did a heck of a job for me. They were on time and they cleaned up."

Lis L. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Don is a very honest, good businessman to do business with. He does a tremendous job."

"He is honest. He treats his people very well and I would use Don again."

Maria M. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They know what they are doing and their price is reasonable for the quality."

"They know what they are doing and they are reliable. They are knowledgeable."

Stephanie H. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I appreciated that they cleaned up all of the scraps that were in my yard. They raked and used a leaf blower."

"I trust that they are going to do a good job."

Maria O. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They exceeded my expectations and did a fantastic job."

"They were courteous and prompt."

Bruce H. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are professional, courteous, proficient, and easy to deal with. "

"I would have no hesitation at all about recommending them. They are fair in their pricing, and they are punctual. "

Craig A. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are knowledgeable and trustworthy. Overall, they do great work, and my experience with them has been very good."

"I like Don McIntyre. He is very knowledgeable. I am a repeat customer because of him. "

Dante M. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Professional, courteous, honest, and punctual"

"They did what they said they were going to do."

Dee B. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I've been using Don McIntyre's company for the last 5 years. They are the best there is. They are trustworthy, efficient in their work, and I like how they remove everything and clean up afterward before leaving. They are very polite, and they do what they are supposed to do. They are absolutely wonderful. I wouldn't have anyone else. "

"I like how their work crew cleans up the mess and leaves everything looking so nice. I also like how they are so responsible and trustworthy."

Ed S. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Their crew is excellent. They are friendly, and they clean everything up."

"They are very pleasant to work with. Every time I need an arborist, I always use Don McIntyre."

Eugene B. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"We have used them twice now. The first time was several years ago and then again, just recently. We now recommend them to our friends because we are very happy with their work."

"We like that Don McIntyre, the owner, knows what he is doing. He knows everything about trees, and he is so professional in how he manages his company. They do wonderful work. "

Gordon S. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Things worked out very well for us because Don was so helpful and informative. "

"I liked their flexibility and professionalism."

Harriet C. Verified ArborWorks, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They did wonderful work. They are an honest bunch of people."

"They were very good at what they did. I would recommend them to anyone. The owner was very nice."