Diamond Certified Company Report

Fine Tree Care

Diamond Certified Company Report

Fine Tree Care

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CUSTOMER SATISFACTION i
Customer LOYALTY i
Helpful Expertise i
Company Credentials i
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  • Liability Insurance
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Phone SURVEY RESPONSES FROM 122 VERIFIED CUSTOMERS i

Steve D.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

1 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They did what they said they would do. They were very cooperative, and they made some excellent suggestions.

Jeff, the owner, runs a company with a huge amount of integrity.

D.P.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

2 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would tell a friend that Jeff is very responsive, hardworking, and knowledgeable. He explains any issues clearly and never has a problem answering questions.

They showed up on time, the job was completed as promised, and they had top-notch clean up.

Aaron D.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

3 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

Efficient and on time

They did a good job.

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Diamond certified company PROFILE

Jeff Rebischung, Owner

Fine Tree Care provides a full range of tree services for residential, commercial and estate clients in Sonoma, Napa, and Marin Counties, handling everything from evaluations, individual tree pruning and preventative care programs to hazardous tree removal and timber management. Along with standard pruning, the company has established itself as an industry leader in pre-fire vegetation management plans complete with fire mimicry and soil remineralization. Fine Tree Care is best known for being responsive to each individual client’s needs, resulting in highly personalized tree care services.

Owner Jeff Rebischung started his career in the timber industry, where he saw the need for a tree service with an approach toward helping clients enjoy tailored landscapes that were in balance with nature. “It seemed  there was a niche in successfully integrating full spectrum forestry, urban arboriculture, fire science and the human desire to shape landscapes to suit our needs—and to do this with the utmost sensitivity to our natural resources,” he says. “Our interdisciplinary approach allows us to solve complicated challenges and increase our clients’ property values.”

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Service AREA

Sonoma County
Humboldt County
Napa County
Solano County
Marin County
San Francisco

SERVICES PERFORMED

General Tree Care & Pruning
Specialty Tree Pruning
Boutique Timber Harvesting

DIAMOND CERTIFIED RESEARCHED ARTICLES ON Fine Tree Care

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Company Profile

Fine Tree Care provides a full range of tree services for residential, commercial and estate clients in Sonoma, Napa, and Marin Counties, handling everything from evaluations, individual tree pruning and preventative care programs to hazardous tree removal and timber management. Along with standard pruning, the company has established itself as an industry leader in pre-fire vegetation management plans complete with fire mimicry and soil remineralization. Fine Tree Care is best known for being responsive to each individual client’s needs, resulting in highly personalized tree care services.

Owner Jeff Rebischung started his career in the timber industry, where he saw the need for a tree service with an approach toward helping clients enjoy tailored landscapes that were in balance with nature. “It seemed  there was a niche in successfully integrating full spectrum forestry, urban arboriculture, fire science and the human desire to shape landscapes to suit our needs—and to do this with the utmost sensitivity to our natural resources,” he says. “Our interdisciplinary approach allows us to solve complicated challenges and increase our clients’ property values.”

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Company Philosophy

“Our goals are to provide our clients with the very best overall experience of any service provider, to perform the highest quality work available in our industry and to offer the greatest amount of quality work for every dollar spent. We're in this business for the long term, so we want to make sure our clients are absolutely satisfied with our work every time.”

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Comparative Summary

Tree care companies are always looking for ways to distinguish themselves from their competition, and those that have earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award are already several steps ahead. In addition to its Diamond Certified status, Fine Tree Care sets itself apart by taking a customized approach to caring for its customers’ trees–instead of merely pruning them and keeping them healthy, the company focuses on optimizing their future growth and ensuring their longevity. “Simply put, our goal is to bring out the best in each property,” says owner Jeff Rebischung. “We’ll go to extraordinary lengths to save even the smallest tree if it’ll improve the property in the long run.”

Fine Tree Care has been providing general tree care services for residential and commercial clients in Sonoma, Marin and San Francisco Counties since 1999, handling everything from preventive care and general pruning to stump grinding and hazardous tree removal. Mr. Rebischung says the company’s standard services are important, but its true advantage lies in its specialty services, which include boutique timber harvesting; bonsai, fruit and heritage tree pruning; and more. “From the most detailed specialty pruning to simply mowing the lawn, we’ll do whatever it takes to make our customers happy.”

Unlike less experienced tree care companies that perform pruning jobs as quickly as possible in an effort to maximize their workload volume, Fine Tree Care is known for taking the time to perform high-quality, detail-oriented work that’s designed to produce long-term results. “We strive to give our customers three things: the best quality service, the best quality products and the best value for their money,” says Mr. Rebischung. “Our goal is to provide more service per dollar than any other tree care company.”

Another distinguishing attribute of Fine Tree Care is its implementation of environmentally-friendly business practices–it’s one of the few companies that the California Department of Fish and Game uses for logging services directly above Class 1 water courses, and it offers a “Free Chip List” delivery program that provides homeowners with complimentary wood chips to be used in a variety of ways. “We look at trees as community resources rather than individual work order items,” says Mr. Rebischung. “Since we focus on the bigger picture, we’re able to see the long-term value of these types of Green practices.”

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Industry Info

Maintain the trees in your yard to maximize your long-term property value. A tree can be part of a residential landscape for up to 200 years, so it’s in your best interest to ensure your trees are as healthy as possible—not only for their potential to increase your property value, but also for their ability to create an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere. “Humans tend to focus on day-to-day changes, but you really need to think long-term when it comes to trees,” says Jeff Rebischung, owner of Fine Tree Care in Sebastopol. “You should plan at least 10 to 20 years into the future when putting together any type of tree maintenance program.”
If you don’t know how to establish a long-term maintenance plan for your trees, a professional arborist can provide invaluable assistance. “A tree care professional can gently guide your trees in the right direction so they’ll be the way you want them in the future,” says Mr. Rebischung. “You don’t want a tree to grow to maturity with a structural imperfection that could have been corrected when it was young. If you wait too long to fix a simple problem, it’ll be significantly more expensive than the initial maintenance. The key is to think long-term and treat your landscape like it’s your own health.”
When it comes to hiring a tree care professional, Mr. Rebischung advises against directly comparing bids from different companies. “There’s a lot of variation in the way contracts and proposals are written in this industry; very rarely is it apples to apples,” he says. “Generally, when you have a difference in price, there’s going to be a difference in quality, so make sure you’re paying for the same service before choosing the lowest bidder.”
If you want to save money on tree care services, consider waiting until the off-season (winter) to hire a company. Most companies offer price discounts on winter work so they can improve their cash flow, and they can typically respond much quicker because there’s less demand from other customers. Also, trees are easier to maintain in the winter because their architecture is clearly visible and there are no leaves to add to the clean-up time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you provide consultation services?

A: Yes, we’ll survey your property and come up with a long-term plan to maintain its aesthetic and monetary value.

Q: Are your employees trustworthy and professional?

A: Absolutely. Each of our crew members has to pass a rigorous background check and complete a minimum of 60 hours of training prior to working in the field. Our workers are highly skilled and professional, and they treat every property with the utmost respect.

Q: Do you offer any Green or sustainable services?

A: We’re committed to responsibly managing our resources, so we’re always looking for new ways to save energy and protect our community. One of the ways we accomplish this is through our ‘Free Chip List,’ which allows our customers to sign up to receive free wood chips that are byproducts of our regular work. Wood chips can be used to suppress weeds, control erosion, define pathways and more.

Q: What’s the difference between interior and exterior pruning?

A: Interior pruning is when you start at the trunk and work outward; exterior pruning is the opposite. Interior pruning is faster and easier, but you eventually reach a point of diminishing return, especially with older trees that have been continually pruned over the years. At that point, you have to switch to exterior pruning, which is more time consuming and expensive because it involves more surface area and cuts.

Q: What’s the best time to prune a tree?

A: There’s no single answer—it depends on the type of tree, its age and health, and its location.

Q: Do you provide free estimates?

A: Yes.

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CUSTOMER SATISFACTION i
Customer LOYALTY i
Helpful Expertise i

Each surveyed customer was asked, “If you needed any helpful expertise, did this company provide that expertise?” To calculate this score, total “Yes” responses were divided by total responses (excluding those that stated they hadn’t needed any expertise).

Company Credentials i
  • Workers Compensation
  • Liability Insurance
  • License Verification
  • Business Practices
  • Current Complaint File
  • Legal & Finance
Phone SURVEY RESPONSES FROM 122 VERIFIED CUSTOMERS i
Fine Tree Care : Average 9.3 out of 10 based on 122 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.

Steve D.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

1 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They did what they said they would do. They were very cooperative, and they made some excellent suggestions.

Jeff, the owner, runs a company with a huge amount of integrity.

D.P.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

2 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would tell a friend that Jeff is very responsive, hardworking, and knowledgeable. He explains any issues clearly and never has a problem answering questions.

They showed up on time, the job was completed as promised, and they had top-notch clean up.

Aaron D.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

3 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

Efficient and on time

They did a good job.

Al W.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

4 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would encourage them to consider Fine Tree Care.

The quality of service

Allan B.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

5 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

The work is very high quality. It's not cheap, but the work is exceptional. They're conscientious.

Everybody was very knowledgeable, and they did a wonderful job. We were very satisfied with the work, and they were pleasant to deal with. I've always been very satisfied.

Anita D.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

6 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They have been very responsive and helpful. They did a good job.

Their responsiveness, whenever I call, they always get right back to me and take care of my tree issues right away.

Art L.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

7 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

It is a company that they can rely on to do an excellent job at a fair price.

I like the personal touch from Jeff, the owner.

Bob H.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

8 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

That they did a great job

The job was sufficiently done, and the clean-up was good. We had a very tall tree, and they cut it down efficiently without damaging the fence or anything. We had to watch our budget, but they did such good work that they'd be number '1' on my list if we needed this type of work done again.

Ellie L.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

9 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They were courteous, professional, and great to work with.

They were very knowledgeable.

Francine G.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

10 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I recommend them highly.

Their knowledge and the way they do their work

Jeff Z.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

11 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They do very good work, and they are very careful. I had some concerns about bird nests, and they took all of that into account when they were doing the pruning. They handled it all very well.

They were very detailed, and they cleaned up very well after themselves. I liked the end result. Everything looked great. They got here on time, and they did everything I asked them to do.

John P.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

12 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

That Jeff has an amazing eye for the design of the land and the view, he's like a tree designer, in terms of the plan, and he can communicate that plan to his workers. It's not like he's there all day, but he comes back and makes sure everything he wants done actually gets done.

Their expertise and their commitment to quality

Andrew J.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

13 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They were conscientious and really thorough.

It felt personal, and I was just really happy with the job that they did.

Karen W.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

14 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They are thorough and friendly. They are professional.

They came out and did the job quickly.

Laura L.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

15 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I would say that Jeff is really nice and personable. He's not high pressure, just really very nice, not too brash, and he doesn't try to talk you into a bunch of services that you don't need.

They did a really good job for the price that we paid. We had a huge yard that needed a lot of work, and they did everything. They cut and pruned the trees, and it was done really well. I was very satisfied.

Marylee C.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

16 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They're fast, efficient, and pleasant to work with. You name it, they're great.

Just the whole setup, everything went smoothly. They're very efficient. There's not one thing I could fault them for.

Michelle A.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

17 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

We walked around the property and really looked at the trees. He told me how he wanted to trim them and then he talked to his workers to discuss what our decisions were. There was a whole line of communication with the team about what was going to happen, because I have a big property that is very unique and special. I really enjoyed that relationship.

They did a great job, and what I liked best was that they came out and did exactly what they were supposed to do. They trimmed the trees well, improving their looks. He really knew what he was doing with the shaping of the trees.

Robert O.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

18 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

To use them

They were very efficient, very professional, and they got the job done. They did everything they were supposed to do. They couldn't have done better.

Steve A.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

19 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

They did an excellent job. They did all of the clean-up as if they had not even been here. I had a number of trees taken out, and they did a beautiful job of restoring my view. They were punctual and just very professional. I couldn't have been happier with the service.

They really know their stuff.

Allan B.

VERIFIED Fine Tree Care CUSTOMER

20 of 122

Quality 10
10 10
Loyalty Yes
CRITIQUE

I found Fine Tree Care to be reliable, technically excellent at what they do, and easy to talk to.

I have called Jeff to do several jobs for me, and I am happy to recommend him to others. They arrive on time, give accurate and reasonable estimates, and they complete the job professionally and efficiently. They always leave my property looking beautiful.

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