Tree removal services aren’t the cheapest services there is. That is why a lot of people would rather do the job themselves. But that is not encouraged because tree removal is a hazardous job It can be hard to compare the quotes given by tree removal companies. However, you can be surprised by how these estimates could differ by several hundreds of dollars to a few thousand.
To find the best possible service when it comes to tree removal, it’s best that you talk to the tree removal service providers instead of just asking for a quote from them. That way, you know all about their pricing schemes and what their services include. Here are some questions you can ask them:
- How muchareyour workman’s compensation and liability insurance?
It’s hard to get insurance for new and upcoming tree service providers. Tree service companies must first demonstrate they’re insurable and that they own all the equipment, expertise, and knowledge necessary for the job. This is important when handling difficult tree removal tasks. They also to be in the business for a specific length of time. Some insurers request for professional recommendations from other reputable services. In addition, insurance premiums may go anywhere between $500 and $25,000, which a lot more than tree services may afford.
- Will my surroundings be damaged?
Tree removal may cause damage to your plants and grass. If this is important to you, you must ask the question about possible damage straightaway. It depends on the size of the tree you want to remove and its possible drop path.
If the tree is 100-inch tall and it’s taken down on your yard, then it’s possible to for the branches to get in the way and damage everything in its path. These branches may cause big indentations on the grass. It is indeed simple to cut a tree. All you really need is an ax. But the damage and injury that you may incur in the process may be quite extensive.
- Are you going to removedamaged branches and other affected trees? ⠀
If during the tree cutting process, other trees and branches are harmed, some service providers may not take care of them. It is hard, not to mention harmful and time-consuming to remove a damaged branch that’s hanging up a tall tree. Unless requested or if you agree paid more, these branches are going to be left alone by the service providers. It’s important to discuss this before selecting a tree company.
- What can you do to minimize damage?
When you remove trees, it’s almost a given that your bushes, grass, and other plants will be affected. It’s important to know what the tree service provider will do to protect the other life forms in your yard. Ask them how they can possibly minimize the usual damage to the tree’s path. While doing this will more planning time and possible risks for the service provider, it’s still worth the investment. Property owners who are willing to pay extra to ensure that their garden is protected should explore all their options.