Frequently Ask Questions

Do you give tip for service?

Generally speaking, tree trimmers, like waiters, are usually paid hourly or by the job. ... As far as social norms go, it is not customary to tip your tree trimmers; when you receive your invoice and pay with a credit card, there is not a line to place a gratuity.

What is a reasonable price for tree trimming?

Here's a breakdown of what you can expect to pay a professional to trim various sizes of trees: 30 feet and under – Trees of up to 30 feet (e.g. Russian olive or dogwood trees) cost between $75 and $450 to trim. 30 to 60 feet –Trees in this range (e.g. crab apple...

What if my tree falls on my neighbor’s property?

When a tree falls over onto a neighbor's property, that neighbor should submit a claim to his or her insurance company immediately. The insurance company is usually responsible for taking care of the damages. This is true if the tree fell over due to an act of nature.

What are the signs of a tree dying?

One sure sign is a lack of leaves or a reduction in the number of leaves produced on all or part of the tree. Other signs of a sick tree include the bark becoming brittle and falling off the tree, limbs dying and falling off or the truck becoming spongy or brittle.

Does insurance pay for tree removal?

Home insurance generally does not cover removal of the tree unless it falls on a fence, garage or home and causes damage. Sometimes home insurance will pay for removing a tree if it falls and blocks your driveway. ... Typically, home insurance policies cover tree...

What should I look for when hiring?

When you need to hire a professional tree service, check credentials, insurance and training before they start.         Look for credentials and licensure. ...         Check into the company's insurance. ...         Ask for referrals. ...         Get an estimate. ......

How often should you trim trees?

The Proper Pruning Schedule for Your Trees Every tree grows at a different rate, which means trimming time can vary a bit. Generally, pruning every 3 to 5 years is best.

When should trees be removed?

A tree leaning more than 15 degrees from vertical should be removed promptly. Signs that more than 50% of damage to the root system of the tree suggest the tree should be removed. Trees intended for placement under power lines should not exceed normal heights over...

Why shouldn’t you cut down trees?

The reasons why we should not cut trees. Cutting down of trees is known as deforestation. ... The remaining part of the tree dries up and the roots no longer hold the soil together. This leaves the soil exposed and in danger of being eroded by the agents of soil...

Can I get a tree removed for free?

Tree removal can be costly; sometimes several thousand dollars or more, but there are ways to have them removed for free, depending on the tree and the situation. Giving away the wood is one way to have trees removed for free.

How much does it cost to fell a tree?

On average expect to pay £500 to £650 for local tree surgeons for a day's work. However, there are smaller companies that only take on easier projects. A team of 1 or 2 workers will cost anywhere from £400 to £550 a day, depending on where you are located.

Is it cheaper to cut down trees in the winter?

The need for tree removal is typically lower during winter and spring, so tree companies may offer lower rates to ensure steady business. February and March have been statistically the cheaper months for tree removal—otherwise known as “dormant season” for trees.

What does it mean for a tree service to be bonded?

A bid bond guarantees the particulars of the original contract between your tree service and the property owner. A performance bond entitles the property owner to money if you fail to trim the trees in question. A payment bond ensures that you will pay any...

Do you need a permit to cut down trees?

Under existing law, the city requires permits for cutting trees during development. Private property owners are allowed to cut down three trees on their lots without permits. You can't cut down rare trees unless you can prove they are hazardous.

How much should I charge to trim trees?

 Average Tree Trimming Service Cost The average tree trimming service will usually cost $80 to $350 per tree. For a medium-sized tree, you might be quoted $150, in comparison to $250+ if that tree was diseased, hazardous, or full of pests. For big trees, such as pine...

How much does it cost to cut down a 50 foot tree?

Cost breakdown To cut down medium trees (from 30 to 60 feet) such as a Black Alder 1 and a Crabapple the cost is between $200 and $1000 on average, with most services charging in the middle between $350 and $600 for standard sized trees that aren't in difficult...

Can I get my tree cut down for free?

Many want to heat or repair their homes with wood and they may be glad to get free wood in exchange for their efforts for cutting the tree. If the tree in question is entangled in power lines or sewage lines, you can call the power or sewer company to remove it for...

What kind of insurance does it need?

General liability insurance: This basic liability policy covers many of the liability risks all businesses face, such as property damage and bodily injury that you or your employees cause while performing tree care, removing trees or driving to and from job sites.

How much does it cost for tree removal?

The average cost to remove a tree ranges from $150 to $1,500. But other tree services may cost extra. For example, the average stump removal cost ranges from $60 to $350 and the average stump grinding costs $75-$1,000 depending on numerous factors.

What this company all about?

Business Overview. Tree service providers are incredibly important to homeowners. Responsible for the installation and removal of trees, these businesses take care of households and businesses alike. They additionally help property owners with weekly, monthly and...