What are the Benefits of Tree Trimming?
- Enhances shape and appearance of trees.
- Opens the canopy to additional sunlight encouraging new growth.
- Eliminates the danger of weak, heavy or overhanging limbs.
- Minimizes potential weather damage (wind, ice, snows, storms).
- Eliminates crowded or rubbing limbs and hazards associated with electrical wires, etc.
How often should a tree be trimmed?
- Every three to five years should keep your trees healthy and looking good.
- Regular selective trimming is preferred over excessive one-time heavy pruning.
How much does it cost to cut down or trim a tree?
- Simple answer is, “it varies”.
- Each tree and location is different and the costs vary accordingly.
- Safety factors such as electrical lines or nearby structures affect pricing.
- HTS estimates are provided free of charge.
How long does it take to obtain an estimate?
- Our goal is return your call within 24 hours.
- During our first contact, we will set-up a date and time to review your needs.
- A written estimate will be provided (in person, by e-mail or regular mail) within two business days of our site visit.
How soon can my tree work be completed?
- Typically work is completed within 2 – 3 weeks of a confirmed work order.
- Quick turnaround jobs available.
- Preference given to emergency and storm damage work.
Will tree pruning or tree removal work damage my lawn?
- Most jobs have minimal impact to lawns.
- If the ground is soft, we put down plywood to protect the lawn from equipment damage.
- Any potential lawn damage due to large tree trimming or removal will be discussed in advance with landowners.
What do you do with the wood and chips?
- All wood and brush is recycled by HTS.
- HTS can remove the wood and chips or leave them on your site.
- The job order can be written to cut wood into firewood lengths.
What payment terms / methods do you accept?
- Personal checks
- Credit Card (with approval)
What is Cabling and why would you do it?
- Cabling, or bracing, is an effort to support weak, vulnerable, larger trunks or limbs by anchoring them to each (or to stronger areas of the tree)
- Proper support can often delay a tree from splitting or breaking for many years.