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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a landscaper or lawn care professional during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation call with a lawn care professional or landscaper during the COVID-19 pandemic, take advantage of digital technologies to avoid face-to-face exposure. When searching for lawn mowing, landscaping and lawn care companies online, ask if they’ll do a video call to assess the job and give you an estimate. You can also go over strategies for completing the job and conducting virtual payments to stay safe.

How can I find out if a landscaper or lawn care professional is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To consult national guidelines on essential COVID-19 service providers and see whether a lawn care professional qualifies, visit a page on CISA’s website called Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This website contains 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors that you can search through. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure so you should also check your city or state’s government website.  

Does a landscaper or lawn care professional need to enter my home?

Because landscaping and lawn maintenance take place outdoors, it is unlikely that these professionals will need to enter your home.

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, practice social distancing at all times -- even with professionals doing work outside. You can minimize exposure during a consultation by using a video chat service. And when you pay, you can use a digital payment service like PayPal. Discuss strategies with any lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming and lawn care companies you may be considering.

Can I use digital payments to pay for outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing, tree trimming and other similar services?

Many outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing and tree trimming companies will likely accept some form of digital payment instead of cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic will likely causing more businesses to adopt digital platforms like Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash and Google Pay.

Search professionals’ online profiles to see if they list digital payment services, and ask them about their payment policies during a consultation call.

Do landscapers or lawn care professionals offer remote or virtual services?

Landscapers and lawn care professionals generally do not offer remote or virtual services. But if you come across a profile that states the landscaper is offering remote services, it’s best to contact them to see what type of remote work is offered. 

Typically, lawn care and landscaping professionals can perform many of their duties without coming into physical contact with clients. Message local lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming, and lawn care companies near you to schedule a video call and inquire about remote services.

How much does it cost to trim a tree?

The national price range for tree trimming is $270-$450. Tree trimming is often done by a professional arborist who is trained to safely trim and prune trees for both the health of the tree and the safety of the residents and their property. Trying to do your own tree trimming is not advisable unless you have the proper know-how. Tree trimming companies may charge an hourly rate for their services. The hourly rate may be higher or lower for different trees to reflect the relative safety measures, skill, equipment or people power needed to handle the job. For this reason, most tree services provide free estimates.

One example of an hourly rate for professional tree trimming services is $150 per hour. Costs may be under $100 or could be higher than $300 per hour, depending on variables such as proximity to buildings, health of the tree, height and diameter of the tree, and type of tree trimming desired. Geography and regional cost of living and regional costs to do business will also play a role in your tree removal costs.

How much does it cost to remove a tree stump?

Once you have a tree cut down, you’ll probably want to remove the tree stump as well. You may want the stump removed for aesthetics, the tree stump could be diseased, you might want to prevent regrowth, or you may find the roots are causing problems and need to be removed. Tree removal costs don’t always include the cost to grind out or dig out a tree stump after the tree has been felled and the trunk removed. The national average cost for stump removal ranges from $150 to $200. There are two main methods for dealing with tree stumps. In grinding, pros use a chipping machine to grind away the above-level tree stump until it sits just below the soil surface. Tree stump removal entails lifting the entire root ball of a tree out of the soil. Removing the stump will leave a hole in the ground and also take more time, labor and money than stump grinding. Here are some examples of average tree stump removal costs:

  • Stump grinding: $2-$4 per inch.
  • Tree stump removal: average of $60-$350.

The final price will depend on the stump’s size, condition, location and condition of the soil around it.

How much does it cost to cut down a massive tree?

If you have to remove a big, beautiful tree from your property, you’ll definitely need an arborist. Cutting down a massive tree without the proper tools or training can lead to major property damage or injury. A huge tree may need to be removed if it is diseased or dying and poses a safety risk, has suffered a blow from a storm and isn’t safe, or is growing into your home, your home’s foundation, your septic system, or your power lines. Removal costs for such large trees will depend on the tree’s height, diameter, and relative safety and accessibility, as well as whether you also need the felled tree and stump removed. The bare minimum for removal of a tree over 75 or 80 feet would be $1,000. This may not include tree quartering and removal or stump grinding. Stump grinding ranges on average from $2 to $4 per inch of the stump’s diameter. There is no set price as each situation is unique, so it’s always best to have an arborist give you a quote and detail exactly which services are included in the price.

Reviews for Elk Grove tree trimming professionals
Thumbtack Customer
trim around and top of tree
Mercado's Tree ServiceMercado's Tree Service
Susan N.
Trees were trimmed as requested. Very professional. Attentive to doing a good cleanup.
EG Tree ServiceEG Tree Service
Thumbtack Customer
I didn't even need to be home for John to do the trimming of my tree and he accepts credit cards, which is convenient. There was no debris left in the yard and the tree still looks great!
Mercado's Tree ServiceMercado's Tree Service
Elena a.
Elmer did a wonderful job trimming and thinning out our tall tree. His crew member was on top of things on the ground. They are coming back for some tree stumps removal in the back yard.
EG Tree ServiceEG Tree Service
Ron R.
The guys came on time like they promised and trimmed and pruned several of our trees at a reasonable price. We will definitely use them again.
Always Green Lawn & Tree ServiceAlways Green Lawn & Tree Service
Lynsey M.
Very quick to respond and get the job done. They trimmed a ton off of my tree and cleaned it all up nicely when they were finished.
Guzman tree servicesGuzman tree services
Elaine S.
They did a great job on my trees. They were on time, did excellent work, and left my yard the cleanest it has ever been! I appreciate the work ethic of the employees and the professionalism this company exhibited. I would highly recommend them for your tree trimming needs.
Jenn R.
John and his team are very professional and friendly. They showed up on time, were very responsive by text and through Thumbtack, and gave me a competitive price on the removal of a 60 foot Liquidambar tree. They worked fast and even did a great job with the cleanup. I'd definitely use John and his team again for future tree trimming/removal needs.
Mercado's Tree ServiceMercado's Tree Service
Scott C.
Max and his team did a fantastic job trimming our tree and removing another. His ongoing communication was fantastic and quality of the work requested and corresponding cleanup was great. I look forward to working with him again in the future.
Maximum Lawn and Tree ServicesMaximum Lawn and Tree Services
Cheryl S.
After hiring MTS and several attempted contacts, I never heard from anyone. After almost 2 weeks of attempting, I hired Scotts Tree trimming who came the following day, was less expensive and am I extremely please with the results.
Mercado's Tree ServiceMercado's Tree Service
Joe S.
Had two large trees removed/stump grinded along with a 50’ foot palm trimmed and shaped. Dave and crew were exceptional. I could not be happier with my experience, met and exceeded expectations. From start to job completion 5 stars, will definitely hire again.
Rick P.
The tree in my front yard needed a major trim. Brandon and his team worked quickly and professionally. One major plus is that he consulted me on what I wanted at both the beginning and toward the end of the project. The result was that I could not be happier with how it looks and how it will look over time. I learned later that Brandon's professionalism so impressed my neighbor that he is going to have Brandon remove his tree in his yard.
Topline tree service  & land clearing companyTopline tree service & land clearing company
Thumbtack Customer
John was quick to respond with a quote and worked with me on a great deal for my two trees that needed trimming. He was able to schedule something a few days later which was great. He did a good job and cleaned up after. The only thing is that they used my green waste bucket for the small pieces when I needed that space for other yard work I was doing so I had to wait on that. Other than that, it was a great experience and I'd hire him again for any tree services needed.
Mercado's Tree ServiceMercado's Tree Service
Jeanna W.
They were professional, skilled in their field, and did an amazing job!! And they cleaned up all the debris and hauled it away. Plus, they were able to accommodate my rush schedule as my trees were in dire need of trimming before the hectic winds, which may have caused some damage to my house. I'd hire them again.
On The Way Tree ServiceOn The Way Tree Service
Matt H.
Dave came out for a free estimate earlier this week. He was friendly and knowledgeable. We scheduled the job for today and he showed up with his guys on time. They spent the day here, took out several trees, trimmed several more. They left our place cleaner than it was when they showed up. Dave even spent a little time playing some catch with my son and showing him how to throw a few pitches. Professional, friendly, clean and personable. And they did a great job!
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