Is It Ok To Remove Trees Close To The House?

Sometimes removing a tree next to your home is not only possible, but necessary. Before working with a tree care company to remove a tree next to your house make sure the company has a solid plan for the job and has appropriate insurance to cover any damage that could occur.


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How Much Will The Service Cost?

Tree care is a broad spectrum of services and your projects price tag will depend on many different factors such as the tree size, location, and proximity to any hazards. When discussing pricing ask the tree care provider to explain their plan and weigh if it’s reasonable for the price.


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Do I Need A Permit To Remove A Tree?

Most trees can be removed without a permit. Permits are necessary in sensitive areas such as certain watersheds. Some areas such as wetlands have restrictions on how many trees can be removed. Also some HOA’s have restrictions on tree work and removals. Ask your prospective tree care company about any restrictions you may need to consider before a project begins.
Do I have to be home for the tree removal process?

No, most of the time a project can be completed without you being home. Some projects may be best completed if you are home to help with the final details like when a view enhancement or aesthetic tree trimming. Be sure the details of the project are covered in your contract in clear language.


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Is Stump Grinding Necessary?

No, stump grinding isn’t always necessary. If you plan to re plant the area where a tree has been removed or the stump is unsightly then stump grinding may be important. Not all stumps are accessible, and sometimes buried utilities can make the service impossible. Be sure to have utilities identified before proceeding with a stump removal.


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What Should I Look For In A Tree Care Company?

When preparing to choose a tree care company to work with the volume of available businesses can be daunting. Tree care can be expensive, but don’t let the lowest price be the only factor in your decision. Look for a company that is professional, well equipped, experienced, and insured. Ask prospective businesses to explain in detail what methods will be used in the project and how your property will be protected. Also working with a certified arborist will help ensure that your trees will be treated with modern industry standards as a guide.
Why should a tree care company have insurance?
Tree work is an industrial grade service, and the material being managed by rope and muscle can be large, heavy, and in tight spaces around hidden utilities and valuable structures. Its important that if something goes wrong or a hidden utility is damaged that your property will be covered by insurance for repair or replacement.


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What is the Tree Removal Process?

Tree removal strategy is built around circumstance. The size, condition, and location of a tree affects the methods used in a tree removal. In an open environment with little or no hazards a tree can be safely fell and processed.


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Do I Need To Hire A Professional Tree Care Company?

Absolutely! Hiring a professional tree care provider is like hiring a trained surgeon for an operation where a “bad cut” could make the difference between life and death. In hiring a professional tree care company you are bringing experts onto your property who are adept in modern arboriculture techniques. Partnering with professionals ensures that the methods and means used to complete your tree care project will be done to industry standards, and that can prevent accidents or poor practices that can injure or kill your trees.


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If I Need to have Trees Removed, will my Property be Protected?

Yes! Hiring an experienced and knowledgeable team is the key to ensuring your property will be properly protected. Our team of professionals brings years of practical experience along with a working knowledge of modern techniques so you can be confident that your trees will be managed with the utmost care. Our company is fully licensed, bonded, and insured so you can know that even if damage is done you are protected.


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Why should I get my Trees Trimmed or Pruned?

Proper pruning of your trees by a knowledgeable professional is important for the long term health of your treescape. By trimming and pruning away dead, diseased, and dying material we encourage healthy structure and long term health of your trees. Tree trimming can reduce hazardous woody material, create clearance for pathways and utilities, open more light for your property, open viewscapes hidden by branches, and improve the natural aesthetics of an overgrown tree.


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What is a Certified Arborist?

Arborists specialize in the care of individual trees. They are knowledgeable about the needs of trees, and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. A Certified Arborist is a professional who has been active in Arboriculture for at least 3 years before completing a certification exam for the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). After earning certification, ISA Certified Arborists must continue to demonstrate continued education and involvement in arboriculture to maintain certification.
Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Poorly maintained trees can be a significant liability. Pruning or removing trees, especially large trees, can be dangerous work. Tree work should be done only by those trained and equipped to work safely in trees.


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What should I look for in a tree company?

When choosing the tree care professionals you will be working with there are 3 important factors to look for; Knowledge, a well equipped company, and a well trained crew.
First, knowledge. Hiring a tree care company needs to be accompanied by experience and understanding of the nature of the project. Without knowledge of trees and tree work the quality of service offered is diminished and unnecessary damage to your trees and property can be a result.
Second, proper equipment. Making sure the tree care company you hire for your project has all the necessary equipment for the job insures that no compromises will be made in the safe implementation of the job.
Third, a well trained crew. Having a group of professionals who are experienced with the process of tree care insures that mistakes made out of ignorance or lack of practical knowledge will not be a concern on your property. The greatest insurance for the protection of your property and home is Expertise.


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