First of all, let us discuss why there may
be a need for you to hire a professional tree service.
- A sick or diseased tree
- Tree removal
- Tree trimming
- Tree planting
homeowners don’t have the experience or the equipment to get these things done
fast and safely, which is why they hire tree service companies to do it for them.
disasters can also create some serious yard work to be done like tree felling or
tree removal that would require professional assistance. It is not a joke
dealing with trees. You need to use special equipment, skilled manpower, and
tree know-how in order to prevent any damage to person or property.
thing you can do is to just hire professionals to do the job for you, but do you
know what you should be looking for when selecting which tree service
company to work with?
Questions To Ask A Tree Service Company
plenty of questions you can ask a tree service expert. Legit pros won’t
hesitate to answer your question since it is all in a day’s work, but it is
possible these questions have already been addressed on their website or during
How long has the tree service company provided services?
want to deal with experts and as much as possible want to avoid the newbies who
may end up ruining your property.
Those companies who haven’t been around for that long
often close their business because they cannot properly perform Arborist services. Remember
that door-to-door contractors love preying on this industry in search of
gullible people whom they can scam and this leaves a negative impression of
most tree services. Protect yourself from scammers and only deal with reputable
tree service companies.
Do they have a certified Arborist on staff?
of some tree trimming companies is to hire a contractual or part-time certified Arborist to
boost their company’s image.
How can they reduce the damage to your
A real pro
won’t have a hard time answering this question. Not only is it important for
them to get the job done, it is also crucial that they protect your property
while doing so. They should be able to assure you how they will protect your
property and identify the specific measures they will take. They
should have specific answers to your questions and not give you vague answers. At
the least, have them use plywood to protect your yard from the heavy
equipment they use.
What equipment will they be using?
experienced tree service company has all the needed equipment and tools to get
all sorts of tree services done efficiently and as quickly as possible. If a
crane is necessary for a tree trimming, they should be able to provide it too. Ask if their
equipment is OSHA-certified.
Aside from the actual equipment to be used in
doing the job, do they also provide their workers with the proper protective
gears like hard hats, gloves, vests, and earplugs? What’s the state of the
truck the use?
All these things will give you an idea of what kind of a company
you are dealing with. So, ask and don’t choose a tree service company in a
Do they have the right insurance coverage?
is a big issue when it comes to high-risk businesses like a tree service. You
may be liable for injuries or damages incurred when work is being done on
your property. Have everything written down in the contract and ensure they
have sufficient coverage to begin with. A reputable company won’t shy away
from these topics and will gladly comply with your inquiries.
Ask for their credentials and license
and licenses are important in determining a trustworthy and reliable tree
service company. You should be able to easily find their license number on
their website. They should also be able to tell you which related organizations
they are a member of.
Do they have referrals or reviews?
While it is
important to see reviews of their services on their own website, you’ll have a
clearer picture of what they have to offer by checking out referrals or unprejudiced
reviews on the web. Was there a problem with a tree felling that damaged property? Did they fail to clean up after a tree pruning session? You’ll learn about their customer service and the actual
tree services they provide from other people’s experience with them.
Do Your Research
questions on the specific tree service you want to be done. No beating around
the bush, as they say. Ask for their license, certification, insurance, and reviews to give
you a better understanding of what the company is like. It will save you from
costly mistakes of working with scams that are all around you now.
Get a Quote
companies won’t hesitate to give out free quotations when asked.
out the breakdown of the estimate to find out how they charge for their
services. Do they charge for the service as a whole or for every little thing
Next, compare with the quotation from other
companies before making a decision.
Select your Tree Service
finally select the best tree service you’d like to work with after completing
your research. Bear in mind it is not always wise to choose the one with the
Only go with the best tree service company that can provide you
the quality service you are looking for. All Clear Tree Service is that company.