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How much does it cost to trim a tree?

The national price range for tree trimming ranges anywhere from $75-$1,000. 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 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 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.

What is tree trimming vs. tree pruning?

The difference between tree trimming and tree pruning comes down to the intention and strategy in the two methods. Pruning often refers to the removal of branches deemed unnecessary or hazardous, and this process helps stimulate growth. Tree trimming focuses on removing overgrown branches. But this process can also help the tree receive more moisture and light. 

A professional might recommend pruning and trimming at different times of year to stimulate growth or leverage the tree’s dormant period to slow new sprouting.

If a neighbor's tree falls on my property, who is responsible for removal?

The rules for liability when a neighbor's tree falls on your property may depend on the unique details of the situation. A common outcome is that the homeowner pays for the damage and removal. Homeowners insurance may cover a tree that fell into your yard from a wind storm. Check your local laws and insurance policy to find out.

How do you remove roots after tree removal?

Getting rid of tree roots can be tricky. There are methods for getting roots out yourself, but the labor involved will take several hours and is quite intensive. For this reason, it’s best to hire a pro to remove stumps and roots. 

What do tree removal companies do with the wood?

Downed trees can have a number of different end destinations. The tree removal company may use it as firewood to sell to customers, or they may send it through a wood chipper to turn it into mulch. The tree may also wind up in a green landfill or biomass power plant. Alternatively, it could go to a lumber or chip mill. 

What are the advantages of cutting trees?

There are several advantages to responsible tree cutting. As trees age and stop producing seeds, cutting them down can prevent them from falling on valuable property like homes and cars. Additionally, cutting trees allows more sunlight to reach smaller trees below, giving them the opportunity to grow. And pruning your trees can help promote growth.

Who is responsible for cutting overhanging tree branches?

You should check your local laws to determine who is responsible for cutting overhanging tree branches on your property. If possible, make an agreement with your neighbor(s) on who is responsible to trim back tree branches that cross property lines.

Reviews for Lake Worth tree trimming professionals
Jessica H.
Did a great job trimming my palm trees.
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
Michael B.
Howard did a good job trimming palm trees.
RT Movers tree trimming & removalRT Movers tree trimming & removal
Paul B.
The best tree trimming service I have ever used. The work was done in a timely manner and the price was extremely reasonable. I would highly recommend them for anyone needing their trees trimmed.
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
Kirsten M.
They did a fantastic job trimming my palm tree. Will definitely be using them again!
DD Waste Removal 9544641991DD Waste Removal 9544641991
Leslie B.
My palm trees have never looked so good. Nick and crew trimmed them to perfection. I have found my tree guy!
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
Thumbtack Customer
Trimmed 6 palms, cleaned up. Brandon came as scheduled, did a thorough job trimming trees and left property in clean condition. A pleasure to work with. Would hire again.
Best Landscape Design and MaintenanceBest Landscape Design and Maintenance
Thumbtack Customer
Showed up on time and did a great job trimming our 5 trees. I will hire him again!
Miguel PerechuMiguel Perechu
Michael B.
Had some palm trees trimmed. Work and clean up were excellent and pricing was very reasonable. Great job!
Villatoro Tree ServiceVillatoro Tree Service
Michelle M.
Miguel and his team were top notch! Very responsive, professional, and the quality of their work was excellent. His prices were very fair and well below the big name tree trimming services. He was very knowledgeable about the trees and recommended trimming certain trees due to growth rate. He and his team were very kind and respectful. If you're in need of yard services, look no further, this company is excellent!
Villatoro Tree ServiceVillatoro Tree Service
Diane S.
My experience with Nick was outstanding. He got back with me quickly and offered a fare price for my 7 trees. He difinitely knows how to trim a tree correctly! I will be calling him again when my starfruit tree finishes fruiting~
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
JOE O.
Villatoro Tree service were great. They got there when they said they would did the job and left everything clean. The price was very good. I will use them anytime I need the trees trimmed.
Villatoro Tree ServiceVillatoro Tree Service
Glenn D.
Actually tree trimming service was great, but the crew showed up 6 hours late....very disappointing...it took my whole day to wait around.
DD Waste Removal 9544641991DD Waste Removal 9544641991
Brian J.
M&N did a fantastic job of trimming the numerous trees on my property. They were punctual, economical and thorough in their work! I will definitely re-utilize their services in the future!!!!!
M&N Landscaping Services LLCM&N Landscaping Services LLC
Abdullah A.
I recently got helped with some tree trimming job on 3 of my palm trees and a big oak tree. Gil and his team were very clear and forthright with the communication all along and on time (ahead of time actually, which made things only better) with the job. I got the exact result I was looking for per the agreement with regard to the tree trimming. Gil came across as flexible in our conversations and was open to working within the price range I was looking for. This approach made it easier for me to select them, along with the other positive reviews I read. I would recommend West Boca Lawn's services to anybody and look forward to establishing a long term relationship.
West Boca LawnWest Boca Lawn
Stratton S.
Nick came a few weeks ago to trim my palm trees and did a wonderful job at a great price. He was very nice and a true professional. I will hire him again in the future and you should too!
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
Thumbtack Customer
Miguel did an amazing job! He was polite, proficient and did a great job cleaning up. He trimmed my oak tree just how I wanted and made sure I was happy before he left. I will definitely refer him!
Miguel PerechuMiguel Perechu
Dana N.
Very happy with our experience. I received a response almost immediately, and they were available to come out to trim our palm trees the next day. I scheduled right away without waiting for another quote. I received several other responses later in the evening and this was the best price I received.
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
S. L.
Nick and his team did an amazing job on trimming my giant trees. Nick was great about being responsive and kept me in the loop of what was going on the whole time. I could not have asked for a better job. He listened to what I wanted and I am really happy with my results.
Family Owned & OperatedFamily Owned & Operated
Matthew L.
These guys from Coconuts For College did a fantastic job on these overgrown Birds of Paradise palms. They went above and beyond what I initially asked for and now my back yard looks great. I will have these guys on speed dial for any of my future tree trimming needs. They arrived on time for both the estimate and work and cleaned up the patio area before leaving. Hire these guys.
C4C TREE AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCEC4C TREE AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
Thumbtack Customer
Hands down the worst experience I've had with a contractor. 4 day job took 2 1/2 months to complete. Scheduled more "no shows" than actual days of work. Left tree trimmings on my grass killing it and failed to mention he hit my shed with his stump grinder. Only finished the job after I filed paperwork to take him to small claims court. I also filed a claim against his insurance for the damaged property and chewed up lawn from the stump grinder. Do your self a favor and keep looking.
BJ's Landscape & Tree Service
Thumbtack Customer
Brandon, is a nice guy, however he came over on the day I requested him and said he would come back on a Wednesday since our landscaping pick up was on Thursday. He did show up on that Wednesday and trimmed one palm tree but could not do the other two since they were too high. He said he would come back over the weekend to complete job, but I had to text him late Sunday to see if he was going to show up. He did respond but then said he would be by before Thursday to complete the job. As of yesterday I called and texted him and got no response. I would not hire him as he can't complete jobs and can't even call someone back and admit he can't do the job.
Best Landscape Design and MaintenanceBest Landscape Design and Maintenance
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