C & M Residential Services, Inc. has been providing quality contracting services in Metro Atlanta and all throughout Marietta since 1991. Our services have expanded over the years and now include landscape architecture, design and consulting, landscape installation, full service maintenance, drainage and storm water management, landscape irrigation and lighting, all types of patios and walls, sink hole repair, decks and fences, all types of porches and porticos, driveway replacements, and such.. specialty features as outdoor kitchens, fireplace, fire pits, and water features and ponds.
We take pride in doing the job correctly in an effort to make the work that we do last. Our specialty is helping you turn your yard into an outdoor living environment that you want to spend time in every chance you get. We excel at creating and building 'Anything Outdoors.' When you work with C & M Residential Services you can expect to be happy with the results.
Achieving your dreams for your outdoors begins with great vision and a great landscape design. Our experienced Landscape Architects continue to bring their artistic and functional vision to customers all across Metro Atlanta.
One of many things that separate C & M Residential from our competitors is the experience and versatility of our employees. Our staff not only excels in doing all types of landscaping from planting trees, shrubs, ground covers and annuals and installing all types of sod; we also have masonry crews in house who have built hundreds of stone and paver patios, stone and brick walls, stone and brick fireplaces and fire pits, out door kitchens from the flooring to the appliances to the countertops and much, much more. We also have concrete finishers who pour and finish concrete driveways, patios, sidewalks, stoops, footings, basketball courts, parking areas or anything else desired. Not only does C & M employ quality landscape staff, masonry staff and concrete finishers, but we also have full time carpenters with dozens of years of experience. Having these carpentry experts gives us the ability to construct screened porches, porticos, decks of all types including cedar, ipe and Trex., arbors and much more. Our carpenters can do anything!
These specialties offered by C & M Residential Services give us the capability to do any project desired outdoors. There are very few companies in Metro Atlanta that can handle any project turn key and with its own staff. Having our own staff doing the work insures that we are involved heavily in the work and will stand behind our work. We won't just trust your project to sub contractors moving from job to job.
We also offer full service landscape maintenance. We have several different programs to choose from and can cater your maintenance package to fit your needs. We specialize not only in basic services such as mowing and edging turf, blowing, weeding and debris removal but we also offer chemical care on your turf and plantings, leaf removal, specialty pruning services and much more.
Whether you live in Marietta, Smyrna, Roswell, Buckhead, Acworth, Dunwoody or any other part of Cobb County your job and outdoor needs are very important to us and we are certain to make your outdoor environment something you will enjoy for years to come.
Please call us today for all your landscaping and lawn care needs.
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Registered Landscape Architects on staff
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, ICPI
Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association, MALTA
Better Business Bureau, BBB
GA Soil and Water Convservation Commission Certified Pro
Michael Staley, of C&M, is extremely thorough and conscientious. We had a builder's pit in our front yard that was effecting our front porch. Not only did he listen to what we wanted but also... presented his ideas. He laid out a plan (pit, porch, lawn, irrigation, sidewalk) and deviated only when necessary. The team that worked the pit pulled out some 20 - 25 tree trunks/root systems. They filled the hole back up using a trench compactor. The carpenters, upon discovery and it was obvious, told us the porch was not correctly attached to the house. It could not simply be raised back into position. It had to be removed and a new one constructed. We thoroughly concurred. Each stage of the project was billed separately and payment was made when completely satisfied. The patience and meticulous nature of each team was evident in how they approached their job. And when it became necessary for any one team to come back for "adjustment/tweaking" there was no hesitation. We had a lot done, but in the end we are completely satisfied, our curb appeal increased 100% and we will be using them again.VIEW MORE »VIEW LESS »
We chose C&M to replace our original driveway and walkway mainly because their bidding process went beyond the driveway/walkway to point out the need for storm water drainage at the driveway and the... foundation. The original driveway had become a roller coaster caused by many years of existing next to a very large bull pine. After the tree was taken out, C&M corrected the drainage problems, replaced the driveway and walkway, planted lovely shrubs, and the results are very satisfying. Each team that came out was very efficient. We highly recommend C&M!VIEW MORE »VIEW LESS »
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Michael Staley, of C&M, is extremely thorough and conscientious. We had a builder's pit in our front yard that was effecting our front porch. Not only did he listen to what we wanted but also presented his ideas. He laid out a plan (pit, porch, lawn, irrigation, sidewalk) and deviated only when necessary. The team that worked the pit pulled out some 20 - 25 tree trunks/root systems. They filled the hole back up using a trench compactor. The carpenters, upon discovery and it was obvious, told us the porch was not correctly attached to the house. It could not simply be raised back into position. It had to be removed and a new one constructed. We thoroughly concurred. Each stage of the project was billed separately and payment was made when completely satisfied. The patience and meticulous nature of each team was evident in how they approached their job. And when it became necessary for any one team to come back for "adjustment/tweaking" there was no hesitation. We had a lot done, but in the end we are completely satisfied, our curb appeal increased 100% and we will be using them again.
We chose C&M to replace our original driveway and walkway mainly because their bidding process went beyond the driveway/walkway to point out the need for storm water drainage at the driveway and the foundation. The original driveway had become a roller coaster caused by many years of existing next to a very large bull pine. After the tree was taken out, C&M corrected the drainage problems, replaced the driveway and walkway, planted lovely shrubs, and the results are very satisfying. Each team that came out was very efficient. We highly recommend C&M!
Have used C&M for various projects throughout the past 1.5 years. Have, on occasion, foolishly tried other providers to save a couple of bucks, but always end up coming back to C&M whenever I need it done right. Very professional!
We've used C&M for many years to take care of both large scale and smaller landscape projects. They built 2 large and attractive retaining walls on difficult terrain that will probably last longer than the house. C&M workers are always skilled, reliable and very hard working guys. We get good advice from Mike, detailed estimates and a thorough explanation of all the factors in each job. We're happy to recommend C&M for stonework, planting and yard care.
We have used C&M Landscape 3 different times following a neighbor's recomendation and the results have results have always been above expectations. We have had a pool removed and the backyard relandscaped, the front yard repaired and a drainage problem solved. They have done an outstanding job and I highly recommend them
C&M has done a fabulous job improving our backyard area. We look forward to many wonderful new improvements in the future!
C&M Residential did an outstanding job on my backyard. I had an old wood deck that needed to be replaced and a backyard that was in major need of a complete overhaul. C&M removed the old deck, fixed a sink huge sinkhole and added a beautiful concrete patio and new cedar deck. Their crew is professional, courteous and always cleaned up the site each day. The results are wonderful and everyone who has seen their work loves the transformation to this beautiful outdoor living space. I would definitely recommend C&M for this type of work!
C&M cleaned out a large debris pit that extended underneath a swimming pool built by the previous owner. They were creative in their approach, professional in their work and left the yard clean. The landscaping plan they executed over the repaired earth looks great and makes my wife happy.
We had C&M come out to give us an estimate on a sinkhole. They charged us $100 just to give an estimate. They also refused to give a firm estimate because they don't want to take on any of the risk that the hole is larger than they expect and would rather place that risk on the customer. The proposed contract terms are ridiculous and extremely one-sided in favor of C&M and to the detriment of the customer. The contract even permits them to charge you for time that they aren't on the jobsite for things like refueling, loading equipment, travel time, etc. On top of charging for all of this, they also want to charge you for every piece of equipment that they bring out and each piece has substantial daily charges associated with it. Their pitch tries to play up your fears that the hole is going to get worse and worse and they try to emphasize that nothing short of digging up the entire hole will work properly. In our case, we got an estimate from another company that was much, much lower than what they provided and was a firm estimate that the company would actually stick to, unlike these guys. C&M's proposal and policies definitely made us feel more like a mark that they were trying to gouge for as much money as possible than like a valued customer.
We have many hundreds of satisfied sinkhole customers! We charge consultation fees to look at sink holes when the customers are outside of our primary service area. We have specialized in sink hole repair work since the 1990s solely as a result of their being so many sink holes/debris pits in our primary work area which is Cobb County. The reason that our contract terms include charging for off site time is because we are asked to perform such work both within our service area and well outside of it and we refined our rates to accommodate. There is no way to be sure of the scope of work with such projects because the depth of sink holes can not be determined without expensive efforts being taken. We do not provide estimates for sink holes. Some are very small and some are large. Having looked at well over 1500 of them and repaired over 300 I am still only able to speculate about the size and expense of each job that I look at. We fix sink holes correctly and stand behind it. We see many sink holes fixed incorrectly. I am happy to share my experience with people that call about such problems. Buried debris will continue to decompose, lose volume and cause further settling so when I tell potential customers what they can expect if they leave the buried debris in place it is a certainty. We certainly aren't doing any fear based marketing and I have no idea how someone can claim that we are overpriced when they didn't hire us to perform the work as we may very well have been able to fix their problem for less than spent with another contractor. If you have questions about anything related to a sinking or settling situation, feel free to get in touch with me. Michael Staley, President. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did an excellent job fixing a huge developers sinkhole in my front yard. I had the same crew for the entire job and they were very professional and courteous. They went out of their way to make sure not to disturb any of my utilities which all ran thru the center of the hole. I would highly recommend them.
Our front porch has been sinking over the years. Brendan provided us with a consultation and was very thorough in his explanation of what work would be done to support the porch. The entire staff kept in touch with us throughout the process prior to, during, and after the job was completed. The carpentry staff got to work on the two-day project and it was quite obvious they knew what they were doing. Our front porch is finally level and definitely won't be sinking again. This company is top-notch with knowledgable, professional employees. We highly recommend C & M Residential for any work. You will not be disappointed.
Sinkholes, we had three ... Big ones. C&M handled the problems (one was 30 feet deep!) and kept us informed and "part of the team" throughout. Because of how they handled the sinkholes, we contracted the, for a new driveway and walk, front landscaping and a patio. They rebuilt an aging, poorly designed sprinkler system. C&M was always professional and on time, from the designer to the foreman to the crew. Also, C&M communicated with me as I needed, via email, text and cell, accommodating my travel schedule. We will not undertake any exterior work without calling them. Excellent experience.
They devised a great plan to restore a creek eroded area and to prevent further erosion in a difficult to access area. Carried out the plan without a hitch. It looks great and seems to work. They had to move plants and landscaping to get to the area but restored everything so that you would never know what all they had to do. They even scrubbed the driveway when finished. Pricey but the results made it seem worth it. Brendan Smith really knows his stuff and makes everything hassle free.
My small project was treated with as much thought and excellent work as if it were C&M's top job. Brendan made a very good design for my front yard and carried it through with top quality plants and prompt installation. He even helped me diagnose what turned out to be a major vole problem.
I recently purchased a house in Powder Springs and after having a pool installed and other home related projects done I soon realized it is very rare to get honest, reliable and quality work done. After weeks of frustration I was lucky enough to meet with Brendan Smith a landscape architect with C and M Residential Services. Brendan's problem solving ability, expertise and professional demeanor was both enlightening and refreshing. At the end of the project my faith was restored in the fact that their are still quality oriented companies that do what they say, with no hidden costs. I would recommend them to anyone.