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ABC Home & Commercial Services offers a variety of services in different cities throughout the south including – Austin, Bryan/College Station, San Antonio and Corpus Christi. Offerings include pest management, rodent & wildlife removal, plumbing, heating & air contractors, and lawn care services. ABC serves both residential and commercial customers and has been a family owned business since its founding in San Antonio in 1949. It includes members of three generations of the Jenkins family. As a family-owned local business, ABC Home & Commercial Services cares about the people in our community and is committed to delivering outstanding customer service in all of our product areas. We strive for a culture that values service to the customer, welfare of every employee, giving back to the community and the health of the business.

Hours

Regular Hours

Extra Phones

TollFree: (866) 299-8379

Services/Products
  • Arbors
  • Carpentry
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Commercial Services
  • Handyman Projects
  • Handyman Services
  • Insect Control
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Services
  • Lighting System Supplies
  • Painting
  • Pest Control Services
  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing Contractors
  • Sprinklers
  • Tree Services
  • Trees
Accreditation

Better Business Bureau, Caritas, Moss Pieratt Foundation, Austin Heart Association.

Categories
Plumbers, Pest Control Services, Pest Control Services-Commercial & Industrial, Termite Control, Landscaping & Lawn Services, Air Conditioning Contractors & Systems
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atsebesa

05/10/2012

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Best Tree Services in Town

I just wanted to say what a great asset Scott is for the ABC home and commercial services team. He is professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and should be a highly valued team member. I have been an ABC Pest Control customer for several years now, and plan to continue to be a long standing Tree Services customer going forward. I have used other tree service companies in the past and there is no comparison in the quality of work from Scott and the Tree Services team.

ztamok

05/02/2012

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Above and Beyond Pool Services

Buzzy with ABC's Pool Services is amazing. I just love him to death. The first time he came out our new puppy fell into the pool and jumped in and saved it's life. I was mesmerized by how great he was an continues to be!

Nigh8092

04/29/2012

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Best of the best.

We use ABC for Pest Control, and Heating and Air conditioning services, they will also serve our electrical and plumbing needs. We are completely satisfied with ABC. Their personnel are friendly, courteous and exceptionally qualified to perform their services. I could write a book about the excellence of this company and their personnel; I will reduce it to this; highly recommended and 5 Stars all the way around.

sextons

03/02/2012

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Amazed by Trade Practices

I have utilized ABC Home and Commercial Services - Lawn Care for quite some time now, and, since initiating this mutually beneficial arrangement, the quality of service has rapidly declined.For example, when I began service, I could rely on lawn maintenance being done every other Monday. One might think this would be an easy standard to maintain because the only expected deviation occured during winter months. During these months, service was to be performed one time monthly.
Unfortunately, deviations occur more frequently than not. As of the date of this review, my estimate is that service hasn't been completed in 6 months - give or take. In that time, I have been billed for service not completed at least once. After contacting ABC today, I was guaranteed that service would be completed on Monday. Although it seems illogical that I should have to demand services that I have contracted for, I decided that my need outweighs the hassle. I had surgery in February, and I am slow to recover. That opens a additional issue. According to the representative I spoke with at ABC today, lawn crews attempted service at my residence recently. I believe she was surprised to learn that I was home on the date service was allegedly attempted. The crews never arrived, and service was never attempted. Unfortunately, Marco - the lawn manager - is ill concerned with rectifying any aforementioned situation. Admittedly, when service is done, it is traditionally done well. It is getting service done and appropriately billed that seems to be an issue.

MollyW947

02/23/2012

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Stphen is the best

Stephen is the technician that you should ask for. Punctual, gets along with my rescue dog who is scared of men, does a great job and points out things that need to be taken care of and offers suggestions. This gentleman is trustworthy in your home. Give him a raise or better yet make him a manager.

Terri Sc

02/20/2012

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Sloppy Work

My neighbor hired this company to spread what they claim was Dillo Dirt (composted sewage) when they applied it there was a red cloud blowing out of the yard. My pool is now filthy with this substance and I am afraid I will need to drain the entire pool as infants swim in this pool and I cannot risk harming a child. When ABC came to look at my pool they thought it was no big deal and a simple and skimming and vacuum will solve the problem. My question for ABC is would they risk having their children swim in composted fecal matter. I am have an organic lawn and have had for years and Use Dillo Dirt however I am very cautions to put it on the lawn only.

lesboyd

06/27/2011

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Best service

We have used ABC several times for things around the house, so after receiving several bids on a new HVAC system we chose to go with them. We worked with Adam T. and Billie, and I cannot even beging to tell you how wonderful they were. They always called to tell me an estimated time they would arrive and they went above and beyond our expectations, even staying until 11:00 one night to make sure we had cool air. I would recommend them to anyone in the Austin area looking to replace or upgrade their system. They are very hard working and did an excellent job!

panthro

06/14/2011

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I didn't have a rat problem un...

I didn't have a rat problem until after ABC came out to spray for ants. When they came out to handle the rat problem they said it wasn't a rat. So they put out large traps in the attic, not in the garage or kitchen where I told them that I'd heard scurrying, and seen leavings. It took ABC three months of sealing exterior holes, checking traps, setting more traps, and ect. When my husband and I did find a dead rat it was not stuck it one of the many traps ABC left out. All the exterior holes they sealed they must have left one on accident because my walls are making noises, and hoses are being chewed through again. I'm not saying don't use ABC just be aware.

genXempowered

06/10/2011

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Safe and Sound. COOL!

To mother's, single women, and outrageous husband...read on.

I cannot vouch for anyone other than our tech, I write this more for those who hate having strangers in their house for more than an hour.

Our air conditioner died. My daughter had a fever. I work full time and had just taken an exam. Our family was miserable. My husband is a very analytical man. His questions are specific. No stones are left untouched. He was the first one to meet Daniel.

From the beginning we had no problems. My husband had no complaints. I'm only guessing Daniel knew his stuff. A credit to ABC's hring practices. My husband called me and I was able to make the most efficient payment for any home service ever!

Our a/c coil needed replacing. I made the neccesary arrangements for a tech to come back out. ABC ordered the parts and had Daniel come out with the everything he needed. The repair would take an estimated 3-4 hours.

For a woman and young child to have a male stranger in the house for an extended period of time can be quit unnerving. I've had times I've left my front door open, held my bladder, in addition to varying degrees of precaution. Once, a tech from a different company told me all about the problems he was having with his son and seemed ready to camp out to relay his entire life story. I called a male neighbor for that one. Can we say weirdo!!!!! (We got rid of him quickly.)

To my surprise my husband only called once. (I usually get 3,4, to five calls regarding our home service needs AND he wants to talk to the tech.) It was amazing.

Daniel was courteous, graciously accepted a glass of lemonade (for which he did not ask), and went to work without delay. He told me exactly what needed to be done without getting into a bunch of arrogant technical lingo.

Daniel never said a word unless spoken to and even then his answers were brief as he continued working. I work for protective services and am especially viligant about who enters our home. Not once did I feel unsafe, though I did take the precations any mother would take regarding her child and home in a husbands absence. It was not long before I felt comfortable enough to relax and watch television.

Daniel was so respectful, I DID NOT EVEN NOTICE HE WAS WALING BACK AND FORTH IN FRONT OF THE TV!!!!! I mean he carried part after part from our house to the PORCH (another nice touch). When I finally did look up and step outside, I saw equipment nicely laid out, all to one side of our narrow porch area, a quick exit would not have been impeded. His only comment, ""I just saw couple flies get in. .I'm sorry."" An overall nice guy.

When my husband did call I did not get my usual ""check the tech's work"" list. Anyway as quickly as Daniel was there he was gone. No big rush to the door. No lingering for extra conversation either. My daughter wanted to wave goodbye. I guess he got her vote. Daniel never even said a word to her. Only to me a simple, ""I hope your daughter feels better"".

I called ABC and asked Brenda about their hiring practices, I assessed it was a couple specks above what's already above normal. Tina and Brenda's excellent managemnt of our service needs prompted me to call back and tell them about Daniel. Barbara ABC's front desk communications manager knew me by name now. (I cannot bring myself to think of her as just another receptionist whose name I can't recall.)

In closing, I want to add this disclaimer: I don't know what their other techs do or don't do. I've read the other reviews posted and believe them to be truthful. Oh and the cup of lemonade? It was empty and left on our kitchen counter in an area reachable but not intrusive.

We had a tech come out two years ago, and recieved the same excellent service. Kudos to ABC home and comercial service!!

Signed: Mrs. Nelson

jhnkyle95

05/11/2011

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Great lawn service

I wanted to compliment both the aeration and compose crews that came out today. I am very very happy with both crews. Both were all so nice, cordial, and courteous. I live in a tight-knit neighborhood and will tell all my neighbors about ABC and your great service!

sr22

05/03/2011

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Best customer service in town!

We have used ABC for tree trimming, pest control and now electrical. I can't express enough how great their service is! They are very reasonable and reliable. As a business owner myself, I can definately say that some of the best employees work for this company. They hold their work and employees to a high standard.
We are very, very pleased with all of their services!

ausjmk

04/25/2011

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On time and professional

My HVAC was installed by ABC more than two years ago and I recently called to schedule a free tune-up. The tune-up was scheduled on the day and time I requested. Justin, who was assigned the job, called me because he was running ahead of schedule and asked if he could come to the house early. His review of the unit in the attic and the units outside of the house was thorough. Justin took the time to explain what he had done and answer questions I had. He noted the duct work in the attic was aging but did not pressure me to get the repair done, saying that it did not need immediate repair. Justin also gave me practical advice on filters and provided me with a written description of the service plan and the covered components.

marck0000

04/20/2011

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Impressed, would recommend to anyone

I cannot tell you how impressed I was with the crew you sent, John (plumber) and Don (carpenter)... 100% fully professional. I was impressed not only with the quality of their work but with the professional manner in which they carried themselves the entire time they were in our house. If these two are indicative of the type of people ABC employs then you and your management should be extremely proud. I would recommend both John and Don to anyone!!

scttesler

04/20/2011

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So pleased

I was so pleased with the services that ABC provided. They went above and beyond to take care of me. I could not believe the level of customer service they provided.

yingda

04/14/2011

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Overall
Excellent

Billy and crew put in a long day converting our HAC system from one zone to two zones. Work was done quietly, efficiently, and cleanly. We appreciated their watching out for the household pets as they entered and left the house. Last of all NO MESS TO CLEAN UP after they left. Thank you.

tina a

04/12/2011

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Fantastic

My airconditioning quit working and since I have other services with ABC I decided to give them a try. WOW what a wonderful experience!

From my initial contact when scheduling with the CSR to the Technician that came to my home I was more then impressed. They actually took the time to listen to my concerns and then took the time to explain what they found and the PRICE was very reasonable!!!!

Thank You ABC for once again surpassing my expectations!

rbrownnn

03/15/2011

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Thank You!

Louis R. with ABC Home & Commercial did such a nice job for us at our place the other day, and we wanted to let you know. Thanks!

dnyng6

03/15/2011

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Great job

I wanted to mention the great job I received from the ABC Tree Department. Scott was very helpful and knowledgeable, Johnny and his crew did a great job and were interesting to watch, and Joel's follow up tree feeding was great.

jjkeets

01/26/2011

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More than pleased

I had my air conditioner serviced by Billie Moore of ABC Home & Commercial Services recently. Billie went above & beyond diagnosing the drip I kept hearing. I was thoroughly impressed with Billie's ""Stick to it"" attitude and professionalism. Billie found the problem and corrected it and I am MORE THAN PLEASED with your service.

claney47

01/03/2011

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Top Notch Employees

Thanks to Kory & ABC Home & Commercial for taking the time to stop and help me with my tire the other day. I was on the road and back to work in no time. Random acts of kindness are rare these days.