Is it time to call a tree service in Stafford to remove that old tree? It can be a painful choice to make, but sometimes the tree gets too close to the house, gets too diseased, gets an incurable infestation of some pest, or grows too tall and gets close to a power line. If any of these things occur, its best to do the right thing and get rid of the tree. Although you might have spent hours and hours getting the tree to where it is today, it is almost dishonorable to the tree to allow it to suffer in bad conditions.
Our tree removal service will plan it out, climb up the tree and tie two long ropes near the top. Anchor them on the opposite side of the one that we want it to fall towards. This will allow us to adjust the direction the tree is being lowered in, just in case it starts leaning towards anything it could destroy.
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Once the tree is down, stump removal can be slightly more difficult. We have several choices; use a stump chipper that will completely destroy the visible section of the stump. Or we can dig it out. Digging out the stump is much more thorough, but takes time. You can choose to do this yourself or have the family help. If you have kids this shouldn’t be a problem. Kids often find the thought of digging fun, and are excited to go outside and dig all day long with their friends.
Why Prune a Tree, Especially in the Winter?
Although a homeowner could trim large trees it is best left to a professional tree trimming service because they have the knowledge, experience, and equipment. If you are planning on hiring a professional to trim your trees there are several factors that figure into the cost. Some of these factors include where you are located, size of the tree(s), amount of trimming that is required, accessibility to the tree(s), how much time has elapsed since the last trimming, health of the tree, travel expenses, risks involved, type of equipment, how long to complete the job, and more. Here are some examples of tree trimming costs.
• Trees like olive, mulberry, dogwood that are twenty-five to thirty feet high would cost approximately seventy-five to four hundred fifty dollars but this does not include the clearance cost.
• Trees like crabapple, black gum, black adler that are thirty to sixty fee high would cost approximately one hundred seventy five to eight hundred eighty dollars, also excluding obstacle clearance charges
• Trees like red oak, American ash, pine trees, locust, sugar maple can grow more than sixty feet tall and will involve more expenditures. They can cost approximately three hundred to more than one thousand dollars.
It is important that you do tree trimming on a regular basis as it will help to keep them healthy and strong, makes them disease free, and increases their longevity. Also, broken or dead branches could fall over power lines or roofs and cause a lot of damage.
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Tree Removal - Two Crucial Factors to Keep in Mind
The cost of tree removal changes with the trees position, height, width, quantity of branches and how close it is to utility lines or additional obstructions.
Smaller trees equal to or up to about 30 feet in height, and with clearance of buildings, obstructions and city utility lines cost approximately $125-$450 to take out.
Medium type trees ranging at 30 - 60 feet high that are isolated from obstacles and Calgary utility lines run $175 - $900.
Larger taller trees at the range of 60 - 80 feet in height, are approximately $400 - $1,000.
Massive Trees 80 -100 feet in height could cost the owner anywhere from $900-$1,500 +.
Here are some things that should be included and looked at before work begins.
Chipping branches could be an additional $60 - $150/hour, if not included in the original estimate. A lot of companies charge approximately $50 - $100 to haul away the load of tree chips.
Using an out of city arborist will cost drive time plus their mileage. Arborist consultations could cost up to $125/hour.
Check up on your local city codes. A lot of trees, weather on the street or on private property, are protected in different areas. This is one matter we can personally advise with our estimates too.
Having a couple of trees lying around your house may make it look a lot more appealing. You can place more than just one type of tree around your house if you want to add more aesthetic value to the visual appearance of your house. However, there are times when you're going to be left with no other choice but to get rid of those trees because of a set of different factors. There will be times when your trees will get rotten. There will also be times when those trees will die. When these things happen, you need to get rid of your trees. This is the time when having a tree removal service by your side will come in good use.
Some people may think that it's fine for them to get the job done on their own. They do so because those are their trees anyway. However, this is never correct reasoning. Trying to remove the trees without the help of professional tree removal personnel is very dangerous especially if you don't have enough experience to do so. In addition, the risks involved in the process are directly proportional to the size of the trees that need to be removed.
After you do some background check, the next thing you need to consider is the price of the services that you're going to get. Price will always serve as a very important factor when you get tree removal service professionals. Through the help of the internet, you can now compare the services of different companies as well as their respective costs easily and quickly. Find the best company with the best deal and call them up.