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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 Round Rock tree trimming professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Earl's Tree Service was hired to trim two trees. They called before they arrived and began working on time. They were efficient but careful to remove only what was necessary and requested. They made sure the job performed was satisfactory and then hauled all trimmings and debris away. The quote for a job this large was very reasonable and will contact Earl's Tree Service for an future tree trimming needs.
Earl's Tree ServiceEarl's Tree Service
Charles B.
The team did a great job trimming of my trees. Thank you
millennium.tree service and fencesmillennium.tree service and fences
Kelli S.
Excellent job in trimming our trees - I highly recommend Manny for the job!
Angel Tree Care ServicesAngel Tree Care Services
Sathish L.
We needed to trim the tree in our yard, Jose came in and checked the tree. It needed cutting branches and he did a great job of cutting and spraying them. He also helped us with trimming the bushes in front of our home. Great job.
Thumbtack Customer
Angel Tree Care trimmed 16 cedar elms on our property. They were very knowledgeable about trees and provided a great price. Very happy with their work!
Angel Tree Care ServicesAngel Tree Care Services
Thumbtack Customer
Wife was very happy with his work will hire him again when its time to trim other trees
Angel Tree Care ServicesAngel Tree Care Services
Tom B.
Small job of trimming couple trees with branches too close to the house. Responsive, punctual, very easy to work with.
Ismael’s Tree ServiceIsmael’s Tree Service
Heather W.
From initial contact to completion, Legacy Tree Trimming was completely professional and terrific. I contacted a total of four companies. Legacy was by far the best communicator, kept their appointments, and met and exceeded all my expectations. Jonatan and his father worked together on the trees and even gave me some great tips on the landscaping. I absolutely recommend them for anyone looking for tree trimming. Thanks, Legacy.
Legacy Tree TrimmingLegacy Tree Trimming
Mario F.
Great service and did an excellent job. Took the time to do educate me on the importance of keeping the trees trimmed and how to better care for them. I highly recommend Angel Tree Care Services.
Angel Tree Care ServicesAngel Tree Care Services
Shravani r.
Jose and his team did a great job trimming huge trees in our yard. We also had our shrubs trimmed and a few removed. They were very quick and thorough with everything. Will definitely hire them again.
Andrew S.
Jonatan and his team is fantastic. They were on time and communicated very clearly on where the trees will be trimmed. Cleaned up real nice too
Legacy Tree TrimmingLegacy Tree Trimming
Janine M.
Jose and his crew were sweet and got three trees trimmed in maybe an hour! I had some beautiful trees that were over the house, my neighbors house and power lines. He cut the trees in a way to ensure it wouldn’t fall on the other side of the fence or the house, and even left a branch up that had a bird nest - it wasn’t over a power line either. He was on the roof and in the trees, was punctual and knowledgeable, got it all done the same day he came out for the quote. I will absolutely hire him again for the next time I need my trees trimmed or anything. Thank you!!
Britni F.
The crew of 3 Did a great job trimming three trees and removing three bushes in an efficient amount of time. They cleaned up nicely afterwards.
Sylvia B.
José did excellent work trimming several trees for us. Fair price, very responsive, worked quickly. Will definitely use this service again!
Jose Tree ServiceJose Tree Service
Dominique G.
Manny and the Angel Tree Care team are AWESOME!! We had 10+ trees that hadn't been trimmed in over 6 years and were in serious need of clean-up. I received Manny's quote on a Thursday and the crew arrived bright and early the following Tuesday. They spent the day pruning trees, removing trees and clearing out the trimmings. The price was more than reasonable and my neighbor was so impressed with their work that Manny and his crew received an on the spot referral. I will definitely be hiring them again for future projects and will continue to refer them to neighbors, friends and family. Thanks Guys!
Angel Tree Care ServicesAngel Tree Care Services
Judy D.
Samuel was prompt in responding to request to cut split tree limbs during recent Ice Storm. They arrived next day, cut affected limbs & returned after storm/snow to cut down tree. Trimmed additional tree in yard, cleaned up debris & cut tree. They worked in freezing temperatures & did a really good job. Very professional & friendly. Would recommend this tree service to others. Thanks
millennium.tree service and fencesmillennium.tree service and fences
Arun G.
Jose did a great job with trimming my tree in side yard! he is fast as a lightning bolt and does a precision work! Definitely recommend him
Aytekin O.
Juan and his crew arrived on time, and they did a great professional job with trimming frozen tree branches on top of my roof. They also gave a reasonable estimate to remove entirely fallen tree and it’s root! I would certainly recommend this company!
millennium.tree service and fencesmillennium.tree service and fences
Hope A.
Did a great job of removing and trimming back our trees. I would hire them again. they sent before and after photos which is really helpful.
Texas Tree Medics LLCTexas Tree Medics LLC
Terry S.
All of the above. Manny and his crew were very professional and did a great job. I will be using him in the future for any of my tree trimming needs!
Angel Tree Care ServicesAngel Tree Care Services
Kristi B.
Jonatan & his Dad did a great job of trimming our tree & hauling away branches. They even blew off the surrounding areas to clean up. The communication was excellent.
Legacy Tree TrimmingLegacy Tree Trimming
Dan D.
Jose and his crew did an amazing job removing 14 Photinia (roots and all) in one day! In addition they trimmed trees and cleaned up completely. Highly recommend them.
Kai H.
2nd time I’ve used Jose’s service in 3 years. They were very efficient and responsive as expected. I had lots of dead branches in my front yard trees and needed some trimming in 3 of my backyard trees. Jose and his team got it all done in the morning!
Jose Tree ServiceJose Tree Service
Jason B.
Jose was on time, professional, and offered a very competitive quote. The job took less than an hour. I would definitely hire Jose again for all my tree trimming needs.
Sally C.
Jose responded quickly to my request for a quote, gave me a great price, and came the following day, with a crew, to do the job. They trimmed six trees, cleaned up, and were done in two and a half hours. I was very impressed with their efficiency, and friendliness. Highly recommend him for tree services.
Jose Tree ServiceJose Tree Service
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