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San Marcos Tree Removal Services

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McRae's Tree Service
4.8
from 192 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 339 hires on Thumbtack
Mike G.
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Grateful job.on tree removal, timely, experienced & @ a fair price, excellent work.

Jose Torres
4.8
from 124 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 206 hires on Thumbtack
Cliff T.
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Jose did a great job trimming my Palm tree and removing the dead plants from the yard. I will be using him again.

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Rainforest Tree Service Inc
4.9
from 122 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bridget Z.
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Downed tree removal. Chipped the wood for mulch and grounded the stump. Professional, reasonably priced and fast.

Chris' Home Improvements
4.9
from 118 reviews
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
Eric J.
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Had some tree trimming, a bit of yard waste, and some junk that's accumulated. They came next day. Very polite. Very responsive. Showed up on time, gave and estimate and started the work. Back and side yard look great now. Thanks!

  • 18 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
Richard H.
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These guys are fast and hard working. The office staff was helpful and my yard looks great! They even removed a tree for me same day!

Laan's Tree Care
4.8
from 105 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Jason B.
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Very impressed with service. On time, fast, friendly and did the job I needed done. Tree removal at great rate. Would recommend and use again. Thanks!

  • 24 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly S.
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I can't say enough good things about Jose and the landscape work he did for us! He and his team were professional, courteous and got the job done on time and within our budget. He laid pavers for us in our front and back yard, removed tree stumps, graded the yard and moved sprinklers. He also ran wire for low voltage lights. I highly recommend Jose for any landscape or home improvement job!

Evaristo tree service
4.4
from 67 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne B.
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Evaristo tree service was fast, and they did a good job at a good price. I wouldn't hesitate to hire them again.

  • 17 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph C.
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They arrived pronmptly for a cost estimate, they arrived promptly for the work. The work consisted of trim of 2 pine trees and the removal of a 80' palm tree. The yard was left clean and the trees were trimmed and laced nicely. Great job GM landscape!

R & R Services
4.6
from 51 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Vivian V.
Verified review

Ricardo arrived with 2 other workers to remove a 15' dead tree. They removed it, hauled it away, and cleaned up within an hour of their arrival. I will use R & R again in the future.

  • 16 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie H.
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Daniel and his team were professional and did a great job trimming trees, removing unwanted trees and shrubs and cleaning up the area. His bid was competitive and he was prompt and courteous.

Arbor Artistry Tree Service
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Tom D.
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We had a major job in our yard. Lot's of tree removal and trimming. Kevin was great to work with, and he and his team performed as we agreed. He has all the equipment and experience he described during our initial meetings.

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Brian L. Humble
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Amy D.
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Brian Humble has a great eye for tree lacing and shaping. My large ornamental pear tree out front looks so much better! Thank you!

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Xpert Landscape
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeremy K.
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George was quick to respond when I had a tree partially down. The work was done right and everything was cleaned up great. I recommend.

Aldape G. Landscaping
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Jody V.
Verified review

Gilberto is very through. I had him come out for a broken sprinkler system and thought there was just one issue, found I had a few issues. He capped off the pipe that was shooting water and found another pipe broken that gophers had chewed on. He suggested some easy alternatives to get my garden palm trees watered and also ideas on how to save us some money on our water bill. I mean, who doesn't love saving money. We were so impressed, we are getting a quote on a larger project we need done. Thanks Gilberto.

JSJ Services
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Ti D.
Verified review

I had some miscellaneous outdoor work I contracted with this company including tree removal, demo and masonry wall repair/infill. Jason was punctual and professional. We communicated before the contract was carried out, during, and at close out. He was clear and upfront about cost issues. The cost was fairly priced as well as the add services. My advice as a client is to be clear and upfront if you have issues or questions. Most things can be resolved with your contractor if you keep communication lines open. You can always say no or ask them to fix the work if it is not the agreed upon expectations.

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Ramirez landscape ing
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Brian B.
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The two brothers were awesome!! Very friendly, but got to business at hand and completed in remarkable time. Took down two trees, removed both completely, cut me some fire wood, trimmed areas in back yard, removed 8 rose bushes and cleared out entire over grown garden area! We split work between two days since we weren’t home on one and have three dogs. Total about 8 hours to complete it all! Would highly recommend to anyone!!!

Superior Tree Service
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Rese F.
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Small project-one tree-provided picture—got quote-fair price-scheduled for next day—arrived on time- very personal guy—cut tree-cleared stump-cleaned up—-Great job!! Will use again!

Pacific Landscaping
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Don F.
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Alex did an excellent job trimming my trees for a reasonable price. He and his crew arrived exactly when he was scheduled to begin work. He and his crew worked very hard and completed the job in one morning. Furthermore they were very careful with other plants in our garden and did a thorough job cleaning up afterward. I highly recommend him.

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Martin E.
Verified review

this is the second time I use JJ Tree Service , Jose and his crew are excellent in everything I needed to be done on my 6 palm trees in my back yard , they showed up on time , got the job done above expectation, and cleaned up everything before they left , happy to hire them more in the future.

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Joseph Descans Tree Service
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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Rob W.
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After I was introduced to Joseph and his tree company, I had him do one job for me. After that, he did all of my tree work! And as a former Grounds Manager at Point Loma College, that was a lot of work!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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 fallen tree?

If you need to have a tree cut down, have you planned what will happen next? Arborists often charge an additional fee to quarter and remove the fallen tree from your property, so anticipate this as part of your tree removal costs. You can elect to have the wood cut for use in your fireplace, or you may prefer to have it hauled away completely.

Tree removal costs may vary based on the height and the width of the felled tree. Size affects the labor required for removal, which will be reflected in the cost. For example, a tree service company may charge an additional $100-$120 to haul away the pieces of a felled tree. The service may cost as little as $75 in some regions and more than $150 in others. Regional labor rates, the cost of living and the cost to do business in your area will be reflected in your tree removal cost.

How much does it cost to cut a tree down?

When you’re ready to have a tree on your property come down, it’s time to call an arborist. The national average price range for tree-trimming costs is $270-$450. Tree removal costs can vary based on the height, diameter, location and health of the tree, and on whether you want to remove the stump. Height plays a major role in tree removal costs. Small trees, no more than 30 feet tall, are usually thinner in diameter and easier and safer for an arborist to manage. Removal of a small tree can cost anywhere from under $150 to over $450. Removal of medium-height trees, from 30 feet to 60 feet tall, could cost anywhere between $150 and $850 or more. Tall trees, typically 60 feet to 80 feet tall, may start at $500 or cost more than $1,000 to cut down. As the height and diameter increase, so does the cost.

Location is critical, too. Removing a tree in an open space is quicker and presents fewer obstacles than removing a tree that is growing flush to your house. Arborists can assess your tree and provide you with quotes based on the variables involved. For example, removing a medium-size hackberry tree that was growing too close to a home — the roots were damaging the home’s foundation — cost $1,500. This price included rope-down, house protection, tree quartering and stacking, and stump removal.

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.

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