If you are like a number of people in Rotherham 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 Rotherham 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
Tree Trimming Equipment
Trees are beautiful things, but there are lots of times a tree needs to be removed. Either the tree is dead, diseased or is simply in the way of whatever landscaping or building plans you've got in mind. There are a few ways to have a tree removed, but the safest, sanest way to do it is to have a professional tree removal service do the work. Not only are they professionals, but they have insurance in case something does go wrong. Fortunately, there is little chance of that happening with a professional company.
The first step in the process is to have them come out and give you an estimate on the cost. There are a few things you'll want to watch for when they give you an estimate to ensure they are a top tier company that will protect you while completing the job.
- The first part of the estimate will be limb removal. This will have to be done in most cases, especially if the tree that has to be removed is close to a structure.
- The next part is felling the tree. This can be as simple as a straight drop in a fairly open area, but it may actually involve cutting the tree down in sections and a crane may be needed to lower the pieces as they're cut. This technique is necessary when there's no way to drop the tree due to structures or power and phone lines.
- After that will be an estimate on stump removal. Most of the time this will be necessary if you're removing the tree as a function of building or landscaping. However, any stump can be unsightly and professional companies will use a grinder to cut it below the surface of the ground so you can cover it with topsoil or turf.
- Last will be disposal of the tree. This may be eliminated if you're using the tree for firewood and the mulch around your yard as landscaping material. However, professional companies have resources to have the tree recycled.
You'll also want to check and make sure they state they're insured. Even under the best of circumstances, things can happen and professional tree removal companies are well insured. When you've got to have a tree removed, take your time and find the company that has the equipment and credentials to take care of the job properly. You'll be glad you did.
Tree Trimming Austin - The Importance of Pruning
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.
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