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    Get three quotes from our Tree Surgeons, find local tree surgeons by filling out our quote form online. Use our quote form to find and hire a local tree surgeon for your tree removal, trimming or stump removing needs. Compare quotes and save money. Only hire the tradesman that gives you the quote you like the best with all the hassle of searching across the whole the internet removed. Fill out our form now and let the tree surgeons contact you.

    Tree Surgeon Overview

    An arborist, or tree surgeon is a professional in the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. Tree surgeons generally focus on the health and safety of individual trees, rather than managing forests or harvesting wood. A tree surgeons work may involve tree planting, transplanting, pruning, preventing or interrupting grazing or predation, stump grinding, structural support, preventing or diagnosing and treating disease, installing lightning protection, removing trees deemed as hazardous or invasive. Many tree surgeons climb the trees with ropes, harnesses and other equipment including lifts and cranes, while some may just provide a consulting service.

    Tree Surgery Costs

    Tree surgery costs vary considerably as every tree is different in terms of size, type, location and proximity to roads or buildings.Tree felling services and crown reduction are usually priced per tree, whereas other more specialised services can be charged at an hourly rate, from around £40 per hour. If you would like to get some cost estimates together I would have a look at some online tree surgery calculators or cost guides which can give you some cost estimates. When pricing a job always get several quotes and make sure they include a clear and full description of the work to be undertaken, the total cost of the work, and whether VAT is included, who is responsible for the resulting wood debris, who will be responsible for obtaining permission if required, and a full risk assessment outlining measures that will be taken to ensure that no damage will be caused to persons or property.

    Trees which have taken many years to grow can easily be permanently damaged through non-qualified contractors passing themselves off as tree surgeons. Unfortunately, anyone can call themselves a tree surgeon and place an advert in the local newspaper. But tree felling and tree surgery are skilled operations which require a high level of technical knowledge and experience.

    Choosing a Tree Surgeon Near Me

    It is easy to be caught out and hire a bad tree surgeon as anyone can call themselves a tree surgeon and advertise extensively. Tree felling and tree surgery are skilled operations which require a high level of training and experience so it is important that you hire someone who has the skills and expertise for the job. Discuss the job in detail with the tree surgeon and ask for references or recommendations, ensure they carry adequate insurance and can provide the certificates of their training.

    Check that if the tree surgeon works to British Standards (BS 3998:1989 and 5837:1991). Always obtain a written quote and ensure that the hire cost for any machinery such as chipping machines is included. If removing a tree check whether the tree is protected with your local planning office or local authority, if you are unsure, a decent tree surgeon will be able to advise you. Make sure there is written permission from a local authority tree officer if it is in a conservation area and check for a risk assessment identifying potential hazards such as power cables and risks to the general public.

    I’m a sole trader who has just started he’s own business trying to help those in need so if you have any more questions regarding work that you may need doing don’t hesitate to ask

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    By Annette on 23rd Nov 2020
    • Joined May 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Tree Surgeon in Iver
    • Public liability insurance

    We are a small family run business with over 15 years experience in all aspects of garden services from simple garden maintenance to full garden design and ladscaping. We have fully qualified carpenter working with us and a tree surgeon. So when it c...

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    "Great communication, fast to come over and quote and complete work. Thanks so much!"

    Garden Clearance
    By Katherine on 23rd Oct 2020
    • Joined Nov 2017
    • Established 2002
    • Tree Surgeon in Bedford
    • ID checked

    TL Property Maintenance is your local Gardener/Tree Surgeon providing high quality services for Widnes and the surrounding areas. The company has been active since 2014 with many fantastic reviews over the years.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very good job. Done as required and all rubbish removed"

    Garden Maintenance
    By Brenda on 30th May 2019

    TL Property Maintenance reply: Thanks Brenda appreciate it.

    • Joined Feb 2018
    • Established 2014
    • Tree Surgeon in Widnes
    • ID checked

    I take on multiple jobs big & small with good results and happy customers. I work to a high quality standard, with quality paints, and don't leave untill the job is completed and both I and the client are both happy. Work from painting to ro...

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    "Efficient and transparent. Did as he said he would do and the price was very fair. I recommend him."

    Slate & Tiled Roof
    By Caroline on 26th Feb 2020

    Premier Home improvements reply: Thanks for your feedback, kind regards John.

    • Joined Nov 2017
    • Established 2001
    • Tree Surgeon in Dartford
    • ID checked

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Sam gave me a call with a rough reasonable price, he came out and confirmed the price and did the work straight away."

    Chimney Building / Repair
    By Mark on 23rd Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2014
    • Established 2013
    • Tree Surgeon in Mansfield

    We are a family run Business that started in 2016 . We have all Previous experience all around the trade . We take pride in our work to give you the perfect finish and Satisfaction Guarantee. We have full Liability insurance.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "He delivered the job very well and quickly. Will recommend to anyone"

    Tree Felling
    By Farideh on 22nd Nov 2020
    • Joined Jan 2020
    • Established 2016
    • Tree Surgeon in Guildford
    • Public liability insurance

    Hello my name is Neil I am 32 years old and working for myself since 18 I run a great trustworthy service with great competitive prices feel free to call me any time for free quotations with no call-out fees thank you Look forward to meeting new cust...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent. Did exactly what he said he would do and at the exact time. Very pleased"

    General Maintenance
    By Jill on 21st Mar 2019
    • Joined Sep 2015
    • Established 2000
    • Tree Surgeon in Newark
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very professional young man did a good job Just what we wanted. Would certainly use him again."

    Garden Clearance
    By Paul on 15th Oct 2020
    • Joined Jul 2017
    • Established 2013
    • Tree Surgeon in Barnsley
    • ID checked

    Hi there, I'm Jamie at affordable trees and landscaping. No job too big or small, the name says it all. Please feel free to contact me for a quote.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "While chopping down 2 trees, a couple of slabs were accidentally broken. They were replaced with no dispute. All mess was cleared after job was done. The guys worked very well with no time wasting. Would highly recommend them."

    Tree Felling
    By Elizabeth on 10th Aug 2020
    • Joined May 2020
    • Established 1900
    • Tree Surgeon in Tipton
    • ID checked

    Green landscapes Is a local Berkshire company which covers all areas of landscaping, driveways, fencing and tree work. All our work is fully guaranteed! Contact us now for your quote!

    Most recent homeowner review

    "A very good job and we are very pleased with it."

    Brick / Block Paving
    By Michael on 6th Dec 2018
    • Joined Nov 2016
    • Established 2000
    • Tree Surgeon in Wokingham
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "They did an excellent job very courtious and did exactly what we asked for would recommend"

    Tree Felling
    By Brian on 10th Sep 2020
    • Joined May 2019
    • Established 2019
    • Tree Surgeon in Manchester
    • ID checked

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    "A chap called Ben Evans came and never completely finished the job however I have tried to call on numerous occasions and also wrote to them but I have had no response, the roof still leaks and now my ceiling of the bay window nee..."

    Flat Roof
    By Sandra on 15th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jul 2019
    • Established 2010
    • Tree Surgeon in Shrewsbury
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Turned up on time and did an excellent job replacing shed roof. The price was very reasonable and Michael Goddard was polite and offered a cheaper option for completing the job if I didn't want a complete replacement."

    Refelting
    By Gill on 21st Jan 2020
    • Joined Nov 2015
    • Established 1900
    • Tree Surgeon in Southampton
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service, sorry I thought the tradesman had to close the job"

    Fencing & Gates
    By Anne on 27th Oct 2020
    • Joined Jun 2019
    • Tree Surgeon in Guildford
    • ID checked

    Family run business who deal with aspects of Landscaping and gardening and all tree work undertaken No job too big or small From simple pruning to complete groundwork overhauls

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Fellars were quick clean and very nice to talk too highly recommend"

    Lawns - Turfing / Seeding
    By Wayne on 21st Jun 2020
    • Joined Jun 2019
    • Established 2005
    • Tree Surgeon in Dartford
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent job. There was some serious stuff to be removed but all was completed. Highly recommended"

    Garden Clearance
    By Paula on 20th Oct 2019
    • Joined Jun 2019
    • Tree Surgeon in Manchester
    • ID checked

    We have a reliable, honest and highly skilled team of roofers, which enables us to offer you one of the most professional and cost effective services throughout the local area. We offer the complete roofing service; from major re-roofing projects...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Speedy service lads were reliable"

    Chimney Building / Repair
    By Tracy on 15th Oct 2020
    • Joined Jun 2020
    • Established 2015
    • Tree Surgeon in Saltburn-by-the-sea
    • ID checked

    Are you a company, homeowner, landlord, or tenant? Here are some of our Tree & Garden services we offer: Tree Felling (Tree Removal)✔️ Planting Stump grinding Crown Reduction Crown Lifting Re-Shaping Deadwood Thinning -------------------------...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very pleased with the finish. Harold is a nice guy who was very good about sorting a misunderstanding about who was going to dispose of some waste from our shed - can definitely recommend him and his company!"

    Garden Maintenance
    By Hazel on 22nd Nov 2020
    • Joined Mar 2017
    • Established 2014
    • Tree Surgeon in London
    • ID checked

    We do all types of Landscaping fencing flagging rubbish removals one off garden Clarence jetwashing garage shed yard clearance we do blockpaveing Indian stone concert artificial grass turfing heaging tree work patios we supply and fit new wooded shed...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very good and polite workmen"

    Garden Clearance
    By Carole on 13th Aug 2019

    JJ's landscaping services reply: Thank you I'm glad your happy with the work we carried out for you

    • Joined Feb 2016
    • Established 2001
    • Tree Surgeon in Manchester
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Everything I asked for and we agreed was done. I paid for the work in stages as I also had a shed built and a larger shed base pillared. I was asked to view each finished part of the work to my satisfaction. Fair prices and very..."

    Garden Clearance
    By Martin on 12th Dec 2019
    • Joined Mar 2018
    • Established 2012
    • Tree Surgeon in Hounslow
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