What to Know Before Hiring a Tree Removal Services


Tree removal services are not a simple task. Ask these five questions to help find the right tree removal company for your cutting, removal and stump grinding needs.

Can you provide a copy of your license and liability insurance for tree removal services? This is very important because some will say they have insurance but they do not.

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Being licensed and certified matter. For certification, both the ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) and TCIA (Tree Care Industry Association) certify individuals in Arboriculture.

What’s included in your tree removal company’s fee? Always find out what’s included as part of the tree removal or tree cutting service fee. Get it in writing before proceeding. Some “tree cutter” companies will cut down your tree, chop up the trunk into manageable sections and haul away the lumber for you. Others will leave the trunk where it lies and let you handle it yourself. Understand this before service starts.

Do you expect any payment up front for tree removal? Never hire a company that asks for a deposit. True professionals in tree removal industry do not charge before doing the job.


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