If you are like a number of people in Garforth then you will have either one or a number of trees in your garden. Trees just like the plants in your garden need looking after or they can not only become unsightly but they can also become dangerous.
When you see professional tree surgeon performing tree pruning and trimming services they make it seem easy, but there is lot more to maintaining your tree than just cutting and trimming a few branches here and there. While you can do some tasks with your pruners and a saw, most of the jobs are best left to qualified and experienced tree surgeons.
The terms trimming and pruning are often interchangeably used to denote cutting trees, but for clarification, trimming is for grooming the tree, whereas pruning has to do with the tree’s health, as well as the safety of people and structures near the tree. Correct pruning and trimming has to do with what portions to cut, how much, and when to do it.
Our Garforth tree surgeons team can play an important role in every area of your garden. They can not only advise you on the best practices to maintain the health and beauty of your trees but they can also diagnose and treat any illness your tree might sustain and also advise you on the best pest control methods for your situation. We also deal with the tree roots, soil maintenance and provide a 24 hour emergency tree removal service for if you think your tree has been badly damaged in a storm. Before going down the tree felling and tree removal route one of our tree surgeons will first check the tree for any splits, cracked limbs and any other storm damage. If it is possible we will repair the tree and remove any broken or cracked limbs to make the tree safe again. If he tree has fallen or is irreparable then we will safely remove the tree for you.
So whether you are looking at trimming a few branches from your tree, want your tree checked for diseases or storm damage, an entire tree removed, a stump ground down or removed or just some advise on how to best maintain your trees then call one of our Garforth tree surgery team today on 0113 3206787.
What Do Tree Surgeons Garforth Do?
Our tree surgery team can help you to handle all sorts of different things in your garden. They can give you advice on how to take care of your trees and the plants around them in many ways. Here are a just a few of the different things that our tree service can do for your garden.
- Planting Trees
- Mulching Services
- Stump Grinding
- Tree Felling & Tree Removal
If you are thinking of planting a tree in your garden then a tree surgeon would initially give you advice on the best type of tree for you to buy and the best area of your garden to plant the tree in. We can then will work to prepare the area the tree is going to be planted in by handling such things as the types of mulch and dirt preparation areas for the tree. This is important because the first few days of when a tree has been re-planted is one of the most important times of the tree’s life.
Our tree surgery team can also advise you and help you with the correct type and amount of mulch required to keep your garden in tip top condition. We will deliver the mulch to your home and lay it for you. Mulch is ideal to be used around a tree to support its growth and stability.
Stump Grinding or Removal
If you have an old sump in your garden that has started to decay or is infested with bugs then we can remove the stump and treat the area if required. Depending on the size of the stump and the roots that are attached to it our tree surgeon will decide on whether to actually remove the stump completely or whether to grind the stump. In stump grinding your tree stump will be ground right down so that it is well below the surface of ur garden enabling you to develop any type of landscaping projects in that area.
Tree Felling And Tree Removal
Tree felling and tree removal is the main type of task that our Garforth tree surgeons are called upon to perform. If you have a dead or decaying tree or a tree that has been damaged in a storm then there is a danger that limbs may fall off or the entire tree may fall down. Limbs breaking off or the tree falling down could severely injure somebody or damage property and cars. We can safely remove the tree for you. Depending on the size of the tree and the area it is in we might be able to fell the tree in one piece or we might have to dismantle the tree and remove it in pieces. We will also remove the stump.
For more information on what our tree service Garforth can do for you feel free to get in touch with one of our team on 0113 3206787.
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Tree Trimming Austin - The Importance of Pruning
Tree removal costs vary on the type of job or service needed. It also depends on level of difficulty needed and the obstacles that affect tree removal. It depends on the operating cost of the entire service. It also depends on the equipment to be used. The position or location also affects the price. The size which includes the height, width and number of branches are additional concerns. Looking at all these factors would then give anyone the proposition that it is expensive in a sense. Getting a service from certified and skilled workers would instantly give anyone the impression that service fees can not be bargained. For instance stump removal cost varies depending on the size and stump placement. Pruning services vary depending on the species, age, location and how often it will be performed.
Typically, trimming large and mature trees would approximately charge $500 to $1400 each tree. Large trees are those with 60-100 ft height. This includes ancient maples, walnuts, elms, Black Locust, Red Oak and American Ash. Smaller trees about 30 ft high like Russian Olive, Dogwood or Mulberry cost about $125 to $450. Medium size trees like Crabapple and Black Gum which are about 30-60 ft high are charged about $200-$900. Old and dry trees are rated cheaper cost since they are easy to chopped down.
- Share work with the tree removal services. Offer to help in cleaning mess after cutting/trimming. Invest in inexpensive electric chainsaw, and work your way to do branch trimming. The latest electric chainsaws are designed to be lightweight and easy to operate. One has to just use it with care and safety precautions. Branches can be brought to wood recycling centers. It is also best to invite neighbors to share the wood with.
- Learn to perform stump removal without stump grinder techniques. It is a cheaper alternative but may require patience and time.
- Get several estimates before deciding on getting the service. Bidding should be practiced. Cost of each service should be written in detail. One can ask for referrals from Urban Forestry of the city.
For More information or to book an appointment with one of our Garforth arborists call us today on 0113 3206787.
When Should Your Tree Be Removed?
You are thinking about hiring a tree service to cut down a large branch hanging from a tree in your front yard. The tree you like. Who does not like trees? The branch you hate. Not only is it a safety as hazard high winds could knock it into your living room window but it blocks the sunlight from getting into your house. What company do you go with and what do you look for?
We live in a sue happy society and I would make certain that due to the inherent risks any tree service I would hire have a general liability insurance policy and a workers compensation policy. The liability insurance policy should be at least $1,000,000. This is to protect you and them. If you need to make a claim (hopefully you will not but you never know) you know they are covered. If they mess up your neighbor's yard or cable wires you know they are covered for that as well. The work their employees are doing is dangerous as the heights they have to climb to cut branches can be tens of feet high. If a person falls the workers compensation policy kicks in. Without it, and with a good personal injury lawyer, they can come after you because the accident happened on your property.
Ask if the owner and his subsequent employees have been trained a licensed through the state apprenticeship program. The state of Washington it takes 4,000 hours and 144 hours of classroom time to get a "Power Line Clearance & Tree Trimming" apprenticeship license. You want to make certain the people cutting your branches have this. The course trains people in safety first but also teaches them about various tree types and how to cut them without damaging them. Again, considering how demanding and high risk this activity is you want people who are doing it for you to be fully trained to do it right.
Get three quotes from three different tree service companies. When you call a company like this they will send an estimator out to bid the job. Make sure you get them to put everything in writing and exactly what you are getting for the money you are spending. When this happens you can make accurate comparisons. Note this: the cheapest bids are not always the best way to go. And, extremely low bids may give you a clue that they do not have all the insurance they should. Tree service companies pay some of the highest insurance rates in the country and this businesses have to pass a lot of those costs on to their customers.
Look online for reviews about a tree service you are considering doing business with. If they have been around for several years they will have some sort of reputation. You need to find out what they reputation is. Is it good or is it bad? Have they produced substandard work? Have they overcharged or did not do what what agreed upon? Online reviews of a particular tree service will tell you this.
Follow these suggestions and you should be able to weed the bad tree cutting companies from the good ones.