If you are like a number of people in Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Denby Dale tree surgery team today on 0113 3206787
What Do Tree Surgeons Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield tree contractors 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 Huddersfield team can do for you get in touch today 0113 3206787
For information on the other areas we serve visit our West Yorkshire Tree Services page
When Should Your Tree Be Removed?
Tree pruning specialists always emphasize how important pruning is to a tree in different aspects of its life. Arborists work on pruning because it will help trees better withstand storms, grow healthy and avoid infections from bugs and disease. There is a difference between pruning and trimming procedures in that trimming is mostly for aesthetic reasons while pruning is mostly about the tree's overall health. Despite those differences you will hear several myths that have to do with tree pruning. Some are so widespread that people believe them and never question how much truth there is behind those statements. Here are the top common myths that you will hear about pruning.
Myth #1: Trees Grow Fine Without Pruning
Myth #4: Spring Pruning
No matter what services you are looking for, be it pruning, trimming or other services the professionals will be glad to address myths regarding spring pruning. The idea is that some trees like birches and maples bleed out when cuts are done early in the spring. The type of bleeding that you see from pruning is usually not important to the overall health of the tree. There are, of course, a few exceptions but your trees can be pruned at any time of the year. The best times to prune your trees are after its flowering period and while the tree is in dormancy.
Actual Estimates on Tree and Stump Removal Cost
If you are planning on removing stumps in your land and you want to have a rough estimate of the price you will pay, know that stump removal cost depends on the type of service you want to hire. It is also dependent on the obstacles and difficulties faced during the removing process. The kind of equipment used for the service will also be factored into the entire price you pay. Other additional concerns include the number of branches, the width and height of the trees or stumps. And seeking for the services of a registered professional will give anyone the impression that the charges will be quite expensive.
Stump removal cost will depend on the size of the stumps and also the type of soil fund in the area. For a pruning service, the factors to consider include the age of the tree, the species, how frequent it will be carried out and the location of the stumps. Generally, cutting down mature and large trees will be in the range of $400 to $1000 per tree depending on the size and specie of the tree. The larger trees are usually around 70 to 100 feet. Some of these trees include elms, American Ash, Red Oak, Walnuts, Black Locust and ancient maples. But the smaller trees which are measuring about 25 feet are usually less expensive and range from $100 to $400. Some medium size trees like Black Gum and Crabapple can be charged around $300 to $800. Trees that are old and dried out are always less expensive to cut down because not much work is needed to chop them down.
However, there are extra charges that will be made if you want some additional services. For trunk hauling service, you will be expected to pay around $300. If you want to grind the stumps, fees for smaller stumps are around $70 while you will be paying close to $250 for larger stumps. There is an hourly charge for branch chipping. Usually, you are likely going to pay from $60 to $140 an hour.
Calling a professional to remove your stumps could be very expensive but there are some ways to reduce the stump removal cost. Ensure that you ask around for professionals and get several price quotes from them. One of the key ways to reduce the overall price you pay is to do regular trimming. Remember that the price you pay for the service depends so much on the size of the tree, so do not allow the tree to grow to a size that will require you to call professionals to do it for you.