Tree trimming companies

Tree trimming companies, how to select a tree trimming company.

Tree trimming companies should have expertise in tree trimming. The company should at least employ a landscaper or an arborist.

Staff must be well trained and experience. You can also ask around in your neighbourhood for references.

You can request the company to provide you with a quote for the trimming of the trees.

The company usually sends out a representative to visit the site for estimation and discussion with you.

At this meeting, you will be able to assess the quality and ability of the company.

It is important to obtain more than one quote, you are then able to compare services.

Do your homework first by checking credentials, registration, and work done.

Tree trimming companies

Tree trimming companies, cost of trimming trees, get a quote

The cost of tree trimming charged by tree trimming companies will depend on several factors. Firstly, the size and the height of the tree. Secondly, the number of trees that require trimming.

Thirdly, the position of the tree, if the tree is close to overhead electrical lines, safety precautions will need to be followed.

Lastly, equipment and machinery are required for the trimming.

You can get more than one quote to compare prices and services.  You can also negotiate about the price or ask for a discount. Be sure to ask for all references and documents.

Safety precautions, and insurance cover

Safety precautions should be practiced by tree trimming companies.

The company should be registered with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993 is a requirement.

This act is intended for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use of plant and machinery e.g., chainsaws.

The company should have full liability insurance as well as workers’ compensation.

Proof of the liability cover and workers’ compensation must be submitted before the approval of quotes.

Tree trimming companies

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