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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 East Point tree trimming professionals
Howard C.
Robert and Xterior Pros did a fantastic job with tree trimming and debris removal. The crew was professional and knowledgeable. I would use them again and highly recommend them for tree trimming or gutter cleaning.
Xterior Pros, Inc.Xterior Pros, Inc.
Mario M.
If your looking for the best tree trimming service in Atlanta call Marcus.
FMB Construction Services, LLCFMB Construction Services, LLC
Randy c.
I recommend this company. Their service was great good price and they cleaned up when they finished. Had 3 trees removed and 5 big trees trimmed back.
Eddy’s Tree Service & Landscaping!Eddy’s Tree Service & Landscaping!
Anissa B.
Great experience! This company responded quickly and was affordable. I definitely recommend using them for tree trimming.
DANILO'S PROFESSIONAL TREE SERVICE & LANDSCAPINGDANILO'S PROFESSIONAL TREE SERVICE & LANDSCAPING
Kelly E.
Marcus was on time and professional. His rates are reasonable and the quality of service was excellent. My tree is trimmed to perfection!
FMB Construction Services, LLCFMB Construction Services, LLC
Matthew Y.
Robert and Team did a great job trimming trees in the front of our property. Took the time to ask my wife and I how the trees looked while doing the job. Highly recommend him for your tree and gutter needs.
Xterior Pros, Inc.Xterior Pros, Inc.
Rose Y.
Luis and team were very accommodating and efficient with my tree trimming. Cleaned up nicely. Highly recommend them!
Edy’s Tree ServiceEdy’s Tree Service
Thumbtack Customer
Jose did a great job! removed the trees we needed gone and trimmed up two 4 story trees. He gave us the best price from 5 quotes and was very professional.
Moon's Tree Service & LandscapingMoon's Tree Service & Landscaping
Shelly N.
Edy’s Tree Service showed up as they promised...on time and they were highly responsive to what needed to be done for the trimming of our trees. They even cleaned up the branches and leaves after. I highly recommend this crew!
Edy’s Tree ServiceEdy’s Tree Service
Abeyola B.
Andrew and his team was great, they gave a competitive quote. They came in and trimmed my trees, cleaned up and finished in a timely fashion. Would highly recommend Loudermilk Landscaping.
Loudermilk LandscapingLoudermilk Landscaping
KaRon G.
Francisco did a thorough job and cleaned up afterwards and constantly sought our input until the project was completed. We will hire him in the future for tree trimming needs.
Tree Prunning SpecialistTree Prunning Specialist
Alison L.
Happy I had them trim my tree!! They we’re professional and very quick getting the job completed. I will definitely use their services for my next project.
Main Lain EnterpriseMain Lain Enterprise
Joseph S.
These guys are pros! Did a great job trimming back trees from the house. I highly recommend Great Victory and will use them again! Thanks Great Victory!
Great Victory Landscaping & Tree Service Inc.Great Victory Landscaping & Tree Service Inc.
Angela S.
Main Lain did a great job! They came on time, were very professional, and did exactly what was requested. No more tree branches on the roof and wires. I’ll be hiring them again for a portion of the tree trimming in the back I’ll need to have done. Thank you gentlemen!
Main Lain EnterpriseMain Lain Enterprise
Iris S.
Edys tree service was fantastic to work with! We needed pretty large trees trimmed and also a few ones completely removed in our backyard. They came and gave us a quote quickly and the next day they came out with a crew of 6 and were done in less than an hour. They took down 3 large trees and trimmed quite a few more. They also hauled all the trees away as well as made sure to blow away any leaves in our backyard so that they left everything clean and tidy! We love having so much light come into our home now. We would highly recommend Edys tree service to everyone. Luis was so easy to work with and very communicative and our neighbors will be giving them a call soon as well!
Edy’s Tree ServiceEdy’s Tree Service
Lora T.
Great communication to set up estimate and schedule date of service. Arrived on time and completed the work, including tree trimming, pruning, hauling away limbs etc. thank you!
Red Maple tree servicesRed Maple tree services
Carolyn S.
Darius and his crew did a fantastic job of removing a dead tree that was hanging over the neighbor's house. They took care of the bushes below the tree that belonged to the neighbor too. Darius was on time for the initial quote and on time for the job too. We originally needed one tree removed and others trimmed, but he noticed we had a second dead tree and the city arborist confirmed it. They cleaned up the yard afterward and it looked fantastic. Will tell everyone about how great and reasonably priced 3-G Trees is.
“America Tree Service”“America Tree Service”
Max C.
GREAT work -- Francisco was able to come on very short notice, trimmed back 3 trees that were 30-40' high and cleaned the job site. Was on time, started early. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.
Tree Prunning SpecialistTree Prunning Specialist
Alex D.
Main Lain was great to work with. They were very responsive, were able to come the next day to do our tree trimming work. They were a great value, easy to work with, and did a great job. Highly recommend.
Main Lain EnterpriseMain Lain Enterprise
Aisha M.
Thomas was great ! He was very friendly. He trimmed my trees to my satisfaction and was very responsive to any questions or adjustments I had . I’d definitely hire him again and recommend him to family and friends.
TK Outdoor ServicesTK Outdoor Services
Ellen J.
Edy’s Tree Service exceeded my expectations. Not only were they extremely responsive, they were polite, punctual, very professional and they got the job done extremely fast….and then they cleaned up! I highly recommend this company to anyone looking for tree trimming. Additionally they were a great value. I will definitely use them again should my yard need it.
Edy’s Tree ServiceEdy’s Tree Service
Erin B.
I contacted Red Oak Tree Service to trim some branches from a large tree in my back yard, and also grind a large stump. The response was very timely and they completed the job the same week. They made sure I was happy with the work prior to leaving, and were very professional. I would use their services again and definitely recommend.
Red Oak Tree serviceRed Oak Tree service
Kennedy K.
I hired Edy’s Tree Service to trim a few branches hanging over my home and power lines. Luis was able to give me a quote the next day and booked me pretty soon after. The team got to work immediately and was done in about an hour. Prices are also very reasonable. I will definitely be using them again soon to remove trees.
Edy’s Tree ServiceEdy’s Tree Service
Thumbtack Customer
Scott's Treewurk is an excellent company which I would highly recommend and would use again... Scott was very knowledgeable in his field and gave me some great advice on the best way to handle the trees removal. Also, I had one tree that was located near a power line which Scott contacted the power company himself to have the line removed and replaced after the trees were taking down...I had several trees taken down and one large tree trimmed for a fair price and the guys did a fantastic job cleaning up after the service was completed... Like I mentioned before I would highly recommend this company.
Scott's TreewurkScott's Treewurk
Chris L.
This was my first time using thumbtack and I wanted to get some tree work done. Oliver with ACS contacted me and wanted to come by and take a look at the work I wanted done. What I put on my request was just one tree in actuallity it was several tree trim up and one removal. In total it was 3 days from first contact. His team worked efficiently and I was very impressed with the end results. I'm pretty sure my yard was cleaner after they were done with👍
All Steps Covered tree serviceAll Steps Covered tree service
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