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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. 

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.

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.

Reviews for South Salt Lake tree trimming professionals
Scott M.
Miti Tree Service as very prompt and quick to respond. They showed up fast and worked hard to trim my two very large trees. However, the quality of work was somewhat lacking as trimming left many large stubs sticking out and some large broken branches were left untrimmed. I am unsure of their expertise in tree trimming. I would consider this company for tree removal, but be careful with tree trimming.
Miti Tree ServicesMiti Tree Services
Thumbtack Customer
Trimmed a tree that was overgrown and hanging on the house and also over the fence.
Bluesky Design & Project ManagementBluesky Design & Project Management
Thumbtack Customer
Trimmed my trees. Very professional. Easy to work with. Made sure I was satisfied.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Thumbtack Customer
We used Neil's tree service to trim a tree in our backyard. We got estimates from several companies. We had one company tell us to remove the tree for $1800! I almost gave up the trimming the tree, until we found Neil. He was very professional ,gave us common sense options, very knowledgeable. We will definitely use Neil's tree service again. I recommend you call Neil's before any other tree maintenance company .
Neil's Tree ServiceNeil's Tree Service
Katherine A.
These two guys were just awesome!!!! I would recommend them in a heartbeat for tree trimming!!
Crawley’s CleanupCrawley’s Cleanup
Amy R.
They got back to us very quickly with a quote and did a great job trimming our trees and disposing of the branches.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Kyle G.
Knowledgeable about how to trim my trees. Good value. Only reason not 5 stars is the communication was a little slow.
Miracle tree servicesMiracle tree services
Rielly B.
Miracle Tree Services did a phenomenal job trimming multiple willow trees. This was a complex job with 8 very tall trees close to our house. They were safe, thorough, and did an excellent job cleaning up. We would definitely hire again.
Miracle tree servicesMiracle tree services
Thumbtack Customer
Neil was great to work with. He is prompt, personable and did a great job. He took out a large pine tree and trimmed 3 trees that hadn't ever been professionally trimmed in over 20 years. Best of all, he was reasonably priced and cleaned everything up well before he left. I would definitely hire him again.
Neil's Tree ServiceNeil's Tree Service
Janet H.
I highly recommend Apo and his team. He shaped my plum tree in the front yard with precision and artistry, removed a tree and a bush and trimmed a second chanticleer pear tree in the back. He was efficient, courteous and his fees are very reasonable. I would hire him again.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Christine S.
We had a large tree removed and others trimmed. They did a great job, at a great price. Very nice guys too. Thanks again!
Miracle tree servicesMiracle tree services
Thumbtack Customer
Apo replied promptly and scheduled a time to come to my home and helped me decide what was the best for my situation. His crew arrived right on schedule to remove one tree, trim another, and grind another stump. The trees were in a difficult location next to our home, fence, air conditioner and other plants and there was no damage to anything. They did excellent work at a very reasonable price. Their cleanup was very thorough and they even picked up a pile of branches that I had trimmed from other trees. I'll be calling Supreme for future tree work.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Holly S.
Working with them was straightforward and they provided me with a very reasonable estimate. I will definitely be calling them again when I need another tree trimmed.
Precision Lawn & TimberPrecision Lawn & Timber
Donna C.
Supreme Tree trimmed, topped and removed trees for us. Apo, Marki & Henry are a skilled crew who focused on getting the job completed to our perfect satisfaction. These men are hard working professionals! Supreme Tree & Landscaping exceeded our expectations. We already scheduled Supreme for spring! We highly recommend them.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Amber F.
Quick! Got a bid on Monday and had the job done on Friday of that same week. It only took them a few hours to trim three big trees and remove one small pine tree plus all the cleanup. Would use them again.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Crystal R.
What an amazing job fixing my tree. The neighbors had cut it over the summer and then I tried to save some money and trim it myself, lessoned learned I will be calling Precision Lawn and Timber for all future trims! Thank you for your help!
Precision Lawn & TimberPrecision Lawn & Timber
Margaret D.
App and his crew did excellent and quick work on trimming and cleaning up over ten trees. They did exactly what was requested and needed. The place looks great. I plan to have them come yearly to keep the trees healthy and looking great.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Suzy D.
Neil did a great job trimming my three Arborvitae bushes. He was very knowledgeable and saved my red bud trees. I highly recommend him.
Neil's Tree ServiceNeil's Tree Service
Karin W.
Paula did such a great job! He came over the same day I requested a bid and trimmed the tree the next day. He was friendly and professional. I highly recommend!
Miti Tree ServicesMiti Tree Services
Broc C.
Apo and his crew were amazing. On time, fair price and they left my yard cleaner than when they arrived. Would highly recommend for anyone with tree trimming or removal needs.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Thumbtack Customer
These guys were amazing! They were super professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and timely with responses. They did an awesome job on our tree trimming as well as removing a tree. They cleaned up our yard so well. They even took away some tree branches that had fallen prior to their arrival. They went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with our services. We will use them for all of our landscape and tree upkeep, and will recommend them to all our friends and family!
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Caitlin S.
We had three trees trimmed in our backyard and they look amazing! They were able to do it within two days of getting a quote, they were on time, and they worked efficiently and were done quickly.
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Quinn B.
JB Lawn care went above and beyond and did excellent work. They trimmed 5, +75ft pine trees, and removed 3 other trees, 1 of which was a difficult oak tree surrounded by power lines that required extreme skill and precision. I couldn’t be happier with the result. They were very reasonably priced and very professional. Thanks again and you’ll be hearing from me again soon.
Precision Lawn & TimberPrecision Lawn & Timber
Barbara K.
Abo and his crew were efficient, pleasant, and professional. Trimmed my maple tree to my specifications and I am very pleased with their service. Would hire again. Highly recommended. Thanks Abo!
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
Thumbtack Customer
Apo and his crew came on time and in an impressive display of of aerial ropes and chainsaws trimmed my very tall trees just as I asked and even did more, so yeah I recommend
Supreme Tree and ExpertsSupreme Tree and Experts
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