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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 Blue Springs tree removal services
Thumbtack Customer
Mr Loftis and his team, Chop it and Haul it were prompt and professional. They did an oustanding job trimming my trees. I will hire them again to mantain my trees. I would recommend them to anyone whom need trees trimmed or removed
Chop It & Haul It Tree ServicesChop It & Haul It Tree Services
Joe C.
Great price to remove and stump out 2 trees. Crew was very professional. I highly recommend them for any tree work you may need. Will use them if future as needs arise. They had the lowest bid of 5 tree services. You will not be disappointed if you hire them.
Training TreesTraining Trees
Thumbtack Customer
I couldn't be happier with the job! Daniel gave me a fair quote, did a great job with the tree trimming and cleanup. There was a branch that later we discussed possibly removing but decided to remove it after the job was done. Daniel removed it for no additional charge. I highly recommend this company and will use them again with future jobs!
Chop It & Haul It Tree ServicesChop It & Haul It Tree Services
Kenn S.
Kingdom Tree was great to work with. Prompt communication - had a couple of weather delays, they rescheduled and came out on time. They removed the trees and took care to clean up the yard and driveway when they finished. I would use them again and highly recommend them to anyone..
Kingdom Tree & StumpKingdom Tree & Stump
Thumbtack Customer
Brandon and his crew did a wonderful job. They removed 3 very large trees and were able to grind the stumps. They were able to get this done in a timely manner and for less than other companies that had given me quotes. I highly recommend using them.
Training TreesTraining Trees
Thumbtack Customer
Daniel gave me a quick unofficial estimate based on the picture I sent him. He then came out and gave me a firm bid to remove a tall tree. I asked him to email it to me and he also sent an insurance certificate. He gave a very competitive bid, responded quickly to my followup questions by text, got to do the job quicker than anticipated and cleaned up completely. Very satisfied and would recommend you get a bid from him, too.
Chop It & Haul It Tree ServicesChop It & Haul It Tree Services
Thumbtack Customer
I went onto Thumbtack on a Sunday looking for tree trimming service. I was surprised to get so many responses on a Sunday. One of the responses I received was from Nash Tree Service aka The Tree Wisemen. Nick told me he wasn't in the area that day but ended up sending a gentleman (I believe his name was Greg) who was working for him to our house for a quote. This was our last quote for the day and it was a rather big job. We needed 3 trees removed with stump grind, 4 trees trimmed, plus 3 stumps that were previously left ground as well, and removal of the trimmed branches etc. The gentleman that came out stated that Nick could and would do all of the above, plus trim the bushes in the front of our house, and beat out lowest quote by $100. Who could pass that up. When we asked to have a contract the gentleman held out his hand and stated he did it the old fashioned way. We stated we wanted it in writing, so the gentleman called Nick, told him the quote for the job and told him we wanted it in writing. Nick agreed to all of the above, and Greg wrote up the contract, we all signed it and set up for the job to start 2 days later. Nick and his crew came as promised to do the job. While there my neighbor noted that the gentlemen working on the trees in the front had branches and stuff all over his yard and his flowers/landscaping. He kindly came outside and asked them to please get the branches and what not off of his flowers, and got a rude response back stating that they would clean it up when they were done. Before Nick left the first night he asked if he could leave his equipment in our driveway, to which I stated that would be fine. The next day when I came home they were still working on the job. The trees we requested to be removed and the stumps ground were complete. The spruce had not been touched yet (one of the 4 that needed trimmed), the 1 tree in the front did not look like it had been trimmed, and the 2 oaks in the back looked funny. The canopy's were not cut very even, they still had a bunch of branches hanging over our house (which was one of the main reasons we wanted them trimmed), the bushes had not been touched either. When I politely confronted Nick in regards to the job I told him that the one in the front barely looked touched, to which he got an attitude stating that he had trimmed and what I was thinking of is a topping, trimming and thinning. Then when asked about the bushes he stated "I don't do bushes, so I don't know why he told you I would". And when asked about the spruce he said he wasn't told it was suppose to be done, to which I pulled out the contract and showed him everything. His reply was that the job was way under bid. That got me right there, as he had agreed to do the job at that price, and knew what the job entailed, so if he didn't want to do it at the price that was quoted then he should have declined instead of agreeing to do it then having an attitude about it. When I told him about the oaks and how they looked off balance and needed more trimmed he again stated that I was asking for and requesting more than a trim. To my knowledge a trim is going up into the trees and getting rid of any dead stuff, as well as getting rid of problem areas (i.e. things hanging over the house that may cause a lot of damage if they fall), and that was what I was told would be done when the job was bid. When it came time to paying we made the check out to the business however he requested that it be re-made out to him in his name, not his business. Also, before leaving on the second day he once again asked if he could leave his equipment in my driveway. Anyways, a few weeks later Greg came by and asked how everything went. I told and showed Greg the work that Nick had done, and he was as disappointed as I was, he stated he would try to get in touch with Nick to come fix the job and make it right but I never heard from either again and my trees still look funny and like they weren't trimmed. The only thing I am happy with is the tree removal and stump grind. Also if you are looking for stump grind Nick usually hires that out to another company and doesn't get it done at the same time as your service. Again I get the job was done cheaper than anticipated, but if you want repeat customers, a good review, and more jobs you need to 1) treat the customer right, 2) do a good job (underbid or not, if you do a good job we'll return and pay more in the future) 3) listen to feedback without an attitude.
Nash tree service " the tree wisemen"Nash tree service " the tree wisemen"
Benita R.
I can't say enough good things about this company. Todd responded to my request for a quote immediately. Todd and his crew were absolutely amazing. They showed up early 9:00 sharp, and did an amazing job removing a very unruly tree and roots from my front yard and some other trim work. I can now work on growing grass where I otherwise couldn't. Todd is very professional and provides top quality service. My next door neighbor even mentioned how nice the crew was to her. Thank you Todd and crew for an amazing job! I would definitely recommend Go Green to others.
Go Green Tree & Stump RemovalGo Green Tree & Stump Removal
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