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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 Greenway Plaza tree removal services
Chuck c.
I would recommend this company for any tree removal.
AGS Tree ServicesAGS Tree Services
Thumbtack Customer
Tree had fallen on roof after a storm. They removed tree, cut it up, chipped it up, plus trimmed other trees and cleaned up debris to our satisfaction. Good job.
Hollow Tree ServiceHollow Tree Service
Chris M.
Showed up on time/early and they were able to remove one whole tree and stump and trim the branches of another tree in less than an hour.
Hollow Tree ServiceHollow Tree Service
Sean D.
Ivan did a good work to remove the tree and clean up after it. Definitely recommended.
Clinton Landscape & Tree ServiceClinton Landscape & Tree Service
Kevin D.
On Point Tree Service truly are professional and the service they provide is outstanding. My tree was cut down, removed, and debris cleaned up within an hour of them arriving.
On Point Tree ServiceOn Point Tree Service
Noah K.
They came over the day I requested the job on Thumbtack to review and quote. We needed 2xHackberry trees removed, about 30 feet tall. Received a quote that day and the next day Evolving Tree was over and removed the two trees in about 2 hours. Price was more than fair, team was nice and job was performed effeciently. Would use again.
Evolving Tree & LandscapingEvolving Tree & Landscaping
Natalie L.
I highly recommend Garcia’s for your tree removal needs. Their team came out and completed the task. Their team was very professional. They removed 2 of my trees with no issues. They cleaned up the excess leaves and limbs. They also grinded the stumps. The pricing was reasonable. Great business and great job!
Garcia Professional Tree ServiceGarcia Professional Tree Service
Adam W.
Servin’s Tree care were always punctual and worked hard to remove a difficult tree close to my house. I would gladly recommend their services to anyone that needed work completed.
Servin's Tree CareServin's Tree Care
June G.
We had a 25ft dead palm tree removed by Servin. Great crew, professional and reasonably priced. This was a great experience.
Servin's Tree CareServin's Tree Care
Lourdes G.
Fast response. Great customer service. Fair prices. Cut done tree and removed debris in 30 minutes... Awesome!!!
Seth A.
Very quick service and awesome quote price! Will for sure use again for any other tree maintenance/removal in the future.
On Point Tree ServiceOn Point Tree Service
Paul V.
Had them remove two bushy trees. Came quickly to provide a quote and did the job on the agreed date. Cleaned up after the removal. No complaints, would use them again in the future.
Allison M.
Hollow Tree Service did a fantastic job with removing two large cedar trees from our front yard. They had great rates and were always communicating with me. I would highly recommend them.
Hollow Tree ServiceHollow Tree Service
David M.
Great work removing a tree and the strums for me. Best price and amazing work. I’ll be recommending them to my friends and family.
Thong P.
I needed my oak tree trim and two smaller trees removed with stump grinding and Garcia’s tree care provided an excellent job with great value in comparison to other providers. Bryan and Omar were also very communicative and ensure I’m satisfied with the service before and after the job was done.
On Point Tree ServiceOn Point Tree Service
Thumbtack Customer
The guys did an awesome job removing 2 trees and giving a major trim to 6 big trees in our backyard and front yard. They are very knowledgeable about trees and will answer any questions. We are extremely happy with the results. They were very professional, on-time and went above and beyond our expectations. Great job! I highly recommend Hollow Tree Service.
Hollow Tree ServiceHollow Tree Service
Josh F.
Removed a big tree, and it was a tough one. Showed up on time, and got the job done nicely. Very good price also. Thanks!
The Pina Luxury Rosa GroupThe Pina Luxury Rosa Group
Thumbtack Customer
Trimmed two oak trees and removed one palm tree. Plus clean up. Had a small mishap with a broken window, but stuff happens. He made sure window was repaired. Good honest, fair guy. Thanks Alex.
Alex Landscaping and Tree ServiceAlex Landscaping and Tree Service
Frank D.
Guys did a great job removing 4 pear trees. They did a highly professional job and left the place tidy. Highly recommended!
Servin's Tree CareServin's Tree Care
Had 9 palm trees trimmed along with 2 with removal of their bark. They arrived in time, did the work, and cleanup the job site. Thanks!
Lone Star Stump Grinding Services LLCLone Star Stump Grinding Services LLC
Kelsey V.
We had a great experience with the Garcia's team! They took extra care with removing trees from our yard. Both of the trees were very close to the house and they did a great job. They even cleaned up everything when they left.
On Point Tree ServiceOn Point Tree Service
Marcia J.
A 100+ year old tree, severely damaged by Hurricane Ike, took its last leaf this spring. We contacted Garcia's, they came out and quoted a price. Cut and removed the tree and stump professionally. I am mover the moon with the results. The only thing that would have been better is if the tree had not died. I highly recommend Garcia's Professional Tree Service.
On Point Tree ServiceOn Point Tree Service
Jackie F.
They removed a large tree in a tricky location, over pool, between 2 fences and next to electrical lines. They did great and cleaned up all debris after. We would use them again and recommend to anyone looking for tree service
J.S. Tree ServiceJ.S. Tree Service
David K.
I hired United Tree Service to remove a crepe myrtle. Their price was fair, and they were communicative, polite and punctual. I'd use them again!!
Lone Star Stump Grinding Services LLCLone Star Stump Grinding Services LLC
Dolly J.
Jose & his team member did an excellent job! They quoted a fair & reasonable price for tree removal & tree trimming. They were punctual & professional. They were flexible to trim per our preferences while also suggesting how best to trim in winter to keep our shrubs & trees healthy. I would highly recommend them.
Servin's Tree CareServin's Tree Care
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