A note to our community regarding COVID-19. Learn more
Find a tree removal service near Alexandria, VA

Find a tree removal service near Alexandria, VA

13 near you

Find a tree removal service near Alexandria, VA

13 near you

Give us a few details and we’ll match you with the right pro.

Zip code

Top 10 Tree Removal Services near Alexandria, VA

Tree Removal Companies Cost Guide

  • $
  • $$
  • $$$
  • $$$$

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a landscaper or lawn care professional during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation call with a lawn care professional or landscaper during the COVID-19 pandemic, take advantage of digital technologies to avoid face-to-face exposure. When searching for lawn mowing, landscaping and lawn care companies online, ask if they’ll do a video call to assess the job and give you an estimate. You can also go over strategies for completing the job and conducting virtual payments to stay safe.

How can I find out if a landscaper or lawn care professional is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To consult national guidelines on essential COVID-19 service providers and see whether a lawn care professional qualifies, visit a page on CISA’s website called Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This website contains 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors that you can search through. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure so you should also check your city or state’s government website.  

Can I use digital payments to pay for outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing, tree trimming and other similar services?

Many outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing and tree trimming companies will likely accept some form of digital payment instead of cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic will likely causing more businesses to adopt digital platforms like Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash and Google Pay.

Search professionals’ online profiles to see if they list digital payment services, and ask them about their payment policies during a consultation call.

Does a landscaper or lawn care professional need to enter my home?

Because landscaping and lawn maintenance take place outdoors, it is unlikely that these professionals will need to enter your home.

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, practice social distancing at all times -- even with professionals doing work outside. You can minimize exposure during a consultation by using a video chat service. And when you pay, you can use a digital payment service like PayPal. Discuss strategies with any lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming and lawn care companies you may be considering.

Do landscapers or lawn care professionals offer remote or virtual services?

Landscapers and lawn care professionals generally do not offer remote or virtual services. But if you come across a profile that states the landscaper is offering remote services, it’s best to contact them to see what type of remote work is offered. 

Typically, lawn care and landscaping professionals can perform many of their duties without coming into physical contact with clients. Message local lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming, and lawn care companies near you to schedule a video call and inquire about remote services.

How much does it cost to trim a tree?

The national price range for tree trimming is $270-$450. 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.

Reviews for Alexandria tree removal services
Lisa S.
We had two trees removed today and Adilson and his crew were awesome! They did both trees in a few hours and the yard looks great!
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Kelly B.
I would highly recommend Lopez Tree Service. Marvin was able to show up same day and remove the tree branches from our yard. We plan to use them again in the future.
LopeztreeServiceLlc.comLopeztreeServiceLlc.com
Joe W.
Marvin was responsive to my Thumbtack request, offered a great price, and was thorough in removing, cleaning up, and hauling away my tree.
LopeztreeServiceLlc.comLopeztreeServiceLlc.com
Matt G.
We hired them to remove a tree anabolic trim branches. They did quality work. Would certainly hire them again.
LopeztreeServiceLlc.comLopeztreeServiceLlc.com
Chris G.
I contacted a bunch of tree removal companies for estimates on a) removing a dead cherry tree and cutting it into sections for firewood, b) trimming a pine & oak to get the branches up and away from power lines, and c) trimming a sick maple to help its health (vice removing it if possible) and keep it away from the house. Edwin gave me good advice and a low price in comparison. Though he wasn’t the lowest price, his professionalism, knowledge, and advice on maintaining the health of the tree was what steered us to select him for the work. His crew did a great job.
Edwin’s Tree and Garden LLCEdwin’s Tree and Garden LLC
Kevin K.
Smoot's lawn and tree I'm 100% satisfied with Smoot's lawn and tree service. They were professional and provided clear expectations during the entire project. They removed my front tree, grinded the roots (to include many surface roots), hauled away the grindings and preplaced the top layer with topsoil. They finished up the project by grading the front lawn (area affected by the tree), laying fertilizer, grass seed and hay. I selected Mr. Smoot's company because he had the ability to do both requests (bundled price), tree removal and lawn restoration. I reached out to him due to his reviews. Yes: Would highly recommend to others.
Smoot's lawn and treeSmoot's lawn and tree
Brandon W.
had a great experience. Use them to have some dead branches removed from very tall trees. Had the work done quickly for a great value.
King Tree Services, LLCKing Tree Services, LLC
Haylee W.
I got my tree removed back in Aug. Tree was about 25 feet tall and I paid $750 for a tree removal and stump (grinding). After they removed the tree, the stump was still covered in mulch and hard to tell if they got all roots out. Turned out, there are still a bunch of small roots left and the stump was still there. Moises said he will be back to grind down more roots if found. I contacted him on Sept 7th and he said he would do it by the end of the week. Nothing. I contacted him again on Sept 14th. No response. I contacted him again on Sept 15th. He said he would stop by the end of week or next week. I still have not heard back from this guy and my yard looks a mess.
The three American boys tree serviceThe three American boys tree service
Thumbtack Customer
David and his team are excellent and professional. They went above and beyond our expectations. I selected him for tree removal because his cost was the lowest. Not only did he remove the tree and the stump, but also cleaned up very well after the job. He also accommodated my request to move the stump mulch to our backyard without additional charge. I HIGHLY recommend him. He will be my go-to guy for yard service.
Benitez Tree & Landscaping LlcBenitez Tree & Landscaping Llc
Nick J.
Crew was very polite, hard working and punctual. They kept me updated the entire time as to when they would arrive and they showed up exactly when scheduled. They did such a good job my neighbor hired them on the spot to remove a small tree for her! I highly recommend them and will be using them again for all of my tree and landscaping needs.
R&R Tree Service LLCR&R Tree Service LLC
LISA C.
Highly communicative/responsive and punctual. I had one very large tree and two holly bushes removed, and the crew left my yard very clean, and locked up my gates upon their departure.
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Marty A.
I needed a tree removed that had broken branches threatening power lines. Work was done promptly, professionally, and for a good price. I would definitely use their services again. I highly recommend Gutierrez Enterprises.
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Megan F.
Wow! These guys were amazing and Adilson was terrific to work with. He was highly responsive and a nice guy all around. The work was completed in about 5 hours including tree removal, stump grinding and haul away. Thanks so much.
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Sue F.
It was great to work with Marvin. He was careful to protect our garden while removing two large walnut tree branches. He was very responsive and professional. I have already recommended him to a friend and I will hire his company again for pruning.
LopeztreeServiceLlc.comLopeztreeServiceLlc.com
Eastor S.
A recent thunderstorm brought a huge branch from a silver maple down into my neighbor’s yard. In total, I contacted six companies to evaluate whether the tree (which was about three-stories high) could be saved or should be removed. Four of the six said it would be safest to cut the tree down. Kenny’s estimate was in the middle of the range, but I was impressed with his no-nonsense assessment and reviews of his company. The good reviews are well-deserved. Kenny knew I was stressed about the tree damaging my neighbor’s property and arranged to come out two or three days after we agreed on the project. Kenny and his team were careful and respectful, especially of the neighbor’s yard which they needed to access briefly, and put down mats to protect the ground under/around the tree. They even worked around a car parked right in front of my house whose owner wouldn’t budge from the spot. Will absolutely hire this company for future work (have already discussed stump removal and planting a new tree) and will highly recommend them to others. Thank you for going above and beyond.
Smoot's lawn and treeSmoot's lawn and tree
Cathy B.
Gutierrez Enterprise did a FANTASTIC job for us! They removed 2 large trees, 2 small trees and trimmed back part of our canopy at a great price and in record time! The team worked together effectively and efficiently like a well oiled machine and were very friendly and professional in the process. They were responsive with a quick estimate and started work the next day! We definitely recommend them and will be calling them in the future for all of our outdoor needs!
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Deepali G.
These guys were great! I had four large trees in my yard that needed to be cut down. After giving me the most competitive quote out of several, Gutierrez and crew got right to work. It was obvious from the start that they knew what they were doing. They removed the trees quickly without damaging any of the structures close by, ground the stumps and cleaned up nicely. Very friendly and professional, at a very good price. I couldn’t have asked for better service.
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
April N.
I had one large tree taken down, stump ground, and large branches on other trees removed. I posted the job Friday night; Adilson responded right away and did the job in one day on Monday! They had to avoid the house and some wires and did a great job managing everything carefully and thoroughly. The price was very reasonable for all the work they did and they had everything cleaned up and hauled away by the time I got home from work. I would hire them again.
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Edward H.
Can't say enough good things about Better Views Tree and Landscaping. One day after providing an estimate, Ricky and his crew showed up on time to remove 3 large trees from my backyard. Price was very reasonable and the work was professional. He actually went above and beyond what was negotiated for the job. In a world of mediocre and sub-par performance, his company is the proven gold standard. Ricky clearly has a great deal of personal pride and satisfaction for completing a job well done. I will be using him again in the very near future. Hire with confidence!
Better Views Tree and LandscapingBetter Views Tree and Landscaping
Tim P.
Ricky and his crew were great. He gave me a great quote that beat the other offers I received and the job was done ASAP. He removed 2 trees and trimmed numerous dead branches from others. He had no problem performing other tasks as he saw needed. His crew came in, completed the job and cleaned up everything before they left. I strongly recommend them.
Better Views Tree and LandscapingBetter Views Tree and Landscaping
David M.
The Gutierrez guys will FOREVER be my go-to lawn, landscaping and tree service team! I can’t say enough good things about my experience with this crew. First of all, the responsiveness I got even while on the job was fantastic. They came out same day with a free quote and I spent considerably less than what two other professionals had quoted. This leads me to the price. Their prices were very fair; one company even told me that the job was too risky and refused to take the job despite what they quoted. The job itself involved removing a VERY LARGE maple tree in our front yard which was situated between several electrical lines from our own home and the street. The guys came out (a crew of about 6 guys) two days later around 1:30pm and got to work. The job was done within a few hours. The tree was removed, hauled away, stump grinded, and our yard was cleared after all the debris of the tree. Here is the extra, the part that really won us over: our neighbor had a car sitting next door that had not been moved in years. The tags were expired and it didn’t run. The guys switched my neighbors current battery with the old one to get the car moved so that there was no damage to it! No fussing and happy to help the entire time! Overall, these guys are efficient and a pleasure to work with at a more than fair price! I will always use this fantastic team and recommend them to EVERYONE!
GUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLCGUTIERREZ ENTERPRISE LLC
Abdul C.
Hired them for tree removal and stump removal/grinding. They finished the job leaving a pile of wood dust over the area saying that the stump was grinded completely. I paid in full for the job done. After a few months the wood dust blew away and to my surprise the stump was still there and got exposed. They had cheated me by saying the finished the job by grinding the stump. I contacted the company and sent pictures and initially agreed to finish it. After waiting for months now are not returning my calls or messages. Highly unprofessional company. I had initially given them a 5 star rating but after what they did. I updated my review and will also be reporting them to the BBB and other sites as well so that people can be aware of their fraud and cover up.
Benitez Tree & Landscaping LlcBenitez Tree & Landscaping Llc
Ready to find a pro?

See more reviews, compare prices, and hire your favorite pros all with Thumbtack.

Why hire professionals on Thumbtack?
Free to use

You never pay to use Thumbtack: Get cost estimates, contact pros, and even book the job—all for no cost.

Compare prices side-by-side

You’ll know how much your project costs even before booking a pro.

Hire with confidence

With access to 1M+ customer reviews and the pros’ work history, you’ll have all the info you need to make a hire.