Tree removal is highly technical and requires trained and qualified professionals. However, sometimes removing a tree is necessary for the health, aesthetics, safety, and liability of your property.
Strategic tree removal can give competing species a chance to develop and mature. In certain instances, it may even be necessary to remove a living tree if it’s interfering with the health of other trees or threatening buildings, driveways, or utility wires.
Tree Removal Alternatives
We never recommend removing a tree unless there is no other option. The first thing we do is determine whether there is a reasonable alternative to tree removal that will allow you to keep your tree.
While proactive tree care and maintenance is the ideal way to ensure longevity, there may be some options for saving a tree you think may need removal.
Cabling and bracing can provide supplemental support to structurally weak trees. This helps to prevent injuries to your trees, such as crotch and branch failure, and provides some protection against wind and storm damage. This practice can extend the life of large feature trees.
Disease and insect treatment may be options, depending on the state of your tree and the problems it is suffering from.
What to Expect When Removing Trees
Tree removal in urban and suburban landscapes can present a challenge. Neighborhood trees are often surrounded by other valuable plantings and structures, while removals on public or commercial land can pose hazards to the public.
Cutting down a tree, especially a large tree, requires careful dismantling by highly trained personnel utilizing state-of-the-art machinery to ensure the protection of your home and property. The exact equipment we use during tree removals is determined by the conditions on your landscape, branch architecture, and the soundness of your tree.
A standard tree removal includes:
• Taking down a tree.
• Chipping all brush.
• Cutting all wood into 20″ logs.
• Cutting the stumps as flush as possible to the ground.
• Wood may be stacked at or near the base of the tree or removed from the site depending your specifications. We also can provide stump removal and disposal services.
Think you need a tree (or several) removed? Reach out for a consultation with one of our expert arborists.