Yorkshire Tree Contractors

Our Services

Tree Surgery – Experts performing tree pruning and trimming services make it seem easy, but there is so much more to it than just cutting here and there. While some tasks can be done on your own using your pruners and saws, most of them are best left to the pros. According to the experts, the right pruning and trimming has to do with what portions to cut, how much, and when to do it.

Tree Removal – People take out trees for a number of reasons – as a landscaping requirement, if they are precariously reaching the electric lines or if they are dead. Whatever the reason may be, calling a tree removal expert is the best thing to do. Though you can easily chop down the tree with a chainsaw, you may lack the knowledge on how to do it properly, which could cause injury to yourself, your family or damage to your home.

Tree Felling – Is more than just cutting a V into the trunk in the direction you want the tree to fall. Amongst other things an arborist will take into consideration the shape and weight distribution of the tree. In a fairly open area it can be as simple as a straight drop, but a lot of the time felling a tree can involve dismantling the tree in sections and using ropes or a crane to lower the pieces to the ground safely as they are cut.

Tree Contractors – When trees are not looked after properly not only will they no longer look their best, they can also pose danger to your family and your property. Your best course of action is to employ the services of a local tree contractor. Apart from tree removal and tree felling  we also offer a number of other services for both our residential and commercial customers. Other services we offer include: tree planting and tree maintenance, mulching services, stump grinding.

About Us

Tree Services UK are professional tree contractors who provide professional tree felling, stump and tree removal, storm damage tree dismantling and many other tree services, for both residential and commercial customers, throughout the Yorkshire area, including, Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Huddersfield and Halifax.

As fully qualified tree surgeons we not only understand the felling and removal of trees, which if not done correctly can result in serious problems but also the infectious diseases and special treatments for the well being of all of your trees. Without the right training and experience, an arborist or tree cutting professional could butcher your tree and leave it in really bad shape.

As residential and commercial tree contractors we focus on working safely and providing outstanding customer service to all of our customers. We always aim to get the job done quickly and safely and leave your property clean and tidy when we are finished.

If you are unsure what to do about your tree contact us and one of our tree surgeons will visit your property and give you a free personalised quotes to ensure you and your trees are getting the best possible treatment. For your free no obligation estimate contact us today on 0113 3206787, email [email protected] or complete our contact from below.

For more information on the tree services we offer throughout Yorkshire visit the pages below


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Important Things To Consider When Planting Trees In Your Yard

Experts performing tree pruning and trimming services make it seem easy, but there is so much more to it than just cutting here and there. While some tasks can be done on your own using your pruners and saws, most of them are best left to the pros. According to the experts, the right pruning and trimming has to do with what portions to cut, how much, and when to do it.

The terms trimming and pruning are often interchangeably used to denote cutting trees, but for clarification, just remember trimming has to do with grooming. Pruning has to do with the tree's health, as well as the safety of people and structures near the tree.

Cutting Classifications

People have tree pruning and trimming services for four general classifications, two of which have to do with trimming and the others related to pruning. The first, trimming or fine pruning, entails cutting to improve the tree's appearance. The second, standard pruning, involves more cutting to improve the tree's structure.

The third, safety pruning or hazard pruning, is one where branches are removed because of safety considerations. When branches hang too low causing any danger, those trees are pruned. The fourth, crown reduction, involves removing the branches on the tops or sides of trees. This is usually done to prevent trees from reaching utility lines or damaging roofs, and to allow air and sunlight to reach the inner branches.

Pruning the Right Way

Tree pruning and trimming services, when done by trained professionals, ensure that your trees are pruned correctly and efficiently. If you intend to do the pruning on your own, refrain from using climbing spurs, which can damage tree trunks and barks. See to it that the barks on the edges of the pruning cuts are still attached firmly. As for large, heavy branches, make sure to cut them in sections to prevent the bark from tearing or splitting. Remember to use ropes to lower the large branches do not throw them to the ground.

Pruning the Right Time

You can have tree pruning and trimming services at any time of the year these services depend on the kinds of trees you have. Flowering trees that bloom in spring can be trimmed or pruned right after they flowering. Those that bloom in summer have to be pruned in early spring. It is recommended to prune fruit-bearing trees during late winter to give them shape and allow sunlight to shine on the tree's center.

Hardwood trees or shrubs without flowers are best pruned in the dormant season, during late fall or winter. As for dead branches, these can be cut at any time of the year.

Tree Pruning and Trimming Services from the Experts

Cutting tree branches is not as simple as it appears. It is a risky situation that, without the proper tools and equipment, can lead to accidents. When doing the pruning and trimming yourself, make sure to fasten yourself to a tree using at least two secure points. Work with someone who will raise the cutting tools to you. Keep yourself protected with gloves, safety glasses, and a hard hat.

If everything else fails, do not fret there are always professionals who are willing and able to do tree pruning and trimming services for you.

For More information or to book an appointment with one of our South Yorkshire arborists call us today on 0113 3206787.


When Should Your Tree Be Removed?

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A tree trimmer is a landscape profession who prunes trees to promote the health of the tree, for safety if it is in danger of it falling on a person or property, and to promote aesthetics. In their line of work, they use many specialized power and hand tools to trip, dispose of tree branches, shape, and cut trees.

When working as a tree trimmer it is very important that they use the proper tree trimming equipment. What equipment the tree trimmer chooses to use depends on the type of job they are doing. Some of the different, important tree trimming equipment that they might use can include:

• Safety harness-this is an important piece of equipment that a tree trimmer needs for their job. This piece of equipment ensures the tree climbers safety if they should fall. The most common type of safety harness is called the climbing saddle. It has nylon straps that securely fit about their thighs and waist along with an anchor in which to attach a rope with a carabineer. A carabineer is a coupling link with a safety closure.


• Chipper-this machine s used to chip brush and branches into bark size pieces for easier disposal or for resale. A chipper comes in two styles for industrial or personal use. The personal size chipper is compact, small and can be towed behind a regular truck for doing small jobs. For industrial size jobs, the tree trimmer should have a chip truck. With this type of chipper the brush can be chipped directly, back in the truck. This will allow for easier clean and transport.

For More information or to book an appointment with one of our South Yorkshire arborists call us today on 0113 3206787.