What Should You Look For When Booking A Tree Removal Service?

There can be many reasons for removing a tree, from destructive roots causing havoc through to suspect branches that present a threat to your safety. No matter the reason, choosing the right tree removal service is key to getting the best results while keeping everyone safe. Knowing how to properly carry out a tree removal comes with time and experience in the field but there are other factors such as time in the industry that can help you find the right arborist for the job.

Make Sure They Are Insured

Removing a tree is a dangerous task and this is no different for experienced professionals. While an expert arborist will always have a concise plan laid out for the removal of a tree, there is always the chance something will go wrong. You should always make sure that the arborist you hire is fully insured so you can enjoy peace of mind knowing any damage that occurs in the unfortunate event something goes wrong.

The insurance should not just be limited to protecting your property, but also their workers as well. While this does not impact you directly, it does let you know they have all the relevant bases covered and are invested in their employees. You can not properly operate a tree removal service without the right insurance which makes this a great indicator when looking for a local arborist service.

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Check Their Online Reviews

Online reviews are one of the most common tools consumers use to decide where they are going to spend their hard earned money. We have multiple review platforms at our fingertips, ranging from social media platforms to search engines. By taking a few minutes to quickly peruse the reviews for a tree removal service you get a better understanding of the quality of work they provide to their clients.

Not everything goes to plan however, and sometimes people can be particularly difficult, so negative reviews can be given when they are not deserved. Luckily for us most online reviews give the owners of the business an opportunity to respond. This gives you an insight into both sides of the story which can be invaluable. It also lets you know how the company handles customer service which is an important factor.

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What Other Services Are On Offer?

Sometimes companies will offer tree removal without also catering to other services within the industry. They might be a company that primarily operates in landscaping or lawn maintenance for example. While this is not always cause for concern, it does mean more investigation is required before giving the go ahead. You should find out if they are qualified to carry out tree removals and if they are insured while doing so.

Hiring a dedicated arborist to carry out your tree removal means you get the benefit of specialist experience. This experience affords invaluable insights and their understanding of local flora means you get the best possible outcome. A dedicated arborist will also use the proper tools and machinery when carrying out the work. This means the job will get done sooner and will be carried out in a safer manner.

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Do They Prioritise Safety?

There are 2 key aspects we think about when it comes to safety during tree removal. Then first is the safety of your property. Each tree removal requires proper planning, not only for the removal of the tree or limb, but also for its disposal. During this process it is vital to ensure proper clearance is adhered to and any branches that will be overhanging your property while being removed are rigged correctly.

The second aspect is the safety of those carrying out the work. Any arborist should have a clearly defined procedure for each service they provide. These guidelines should be written with their staff’s safety in mind. While injury to an arborist working on your property does not impact you directly, it is an unpleasant situation to deal with. These kinds of steps are also a sign that the tree removal service puts an emphasis on planning and thoughtfulness.

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O’Brien’s Tree Care – Arborist Of Choice For Tree Removals

We encourage you to do your research before deciding which arborist should carry out tree removal on your property. By being proactive you not only get the best possible service but also get to enjoy peace of mind knowing that the work is being carried out by qualified professionals who genuinely care. We have been carrying out tree removals for over a decade now and with that has come a lot of learning and experience that puts us in place to carry out any tree services in both a safe and efficient manner.

If you would like an obligation free quote for tree removals, pruning, stump grinding or any other of our services please give us a call on 0431 740 088. You can also contact us online by clicking here and filling in our online form.