What does a tree surgeon do?
Tree surgeons are qualified to assess and maintain hazardous trees to ensure the safety of surrounds and people.
Do I need council approval to remove a tree?
It depends on the tree, so it’s best to check your local council’s Tree Preservation Order (TPO) before removing any trees.
Can you get fined for cutting down a tree?
Illegally removing a tree can result in a fine, which varies from state to state. If you’re not sure if you can remove a tree, speak to an arborist.
Do you need to remove stumps?
You don’t have to remove a stump, but they can be a safety risk and are unsightly. They can also impact growth of new plant life.
How much does an arborist cost?
The cost of an arborist will depend on the job, size of the tree, risks and how many people are required to get the job done.
Will insurance cover tree removal?
Home insurance will generally not cover tree removal unless it has fallen on your home or blocking access.
Is better to grind or remove a stump?
It depends on the end result you want. Keep in mind stump grinding is faster but the stump can grow back.
What is an arborist?
An arborist is qualified and trained to assess and treat numerous tree issues, including tree surgery and removal.
How does a root barrier work?
A root barrier is an underground wall that allows roots to walls but directs them away from paths and landscaping.
Does tree removal include the stump?
This will be discussed as part of your arborist’s quote. You should also ensure your quote include root removal.