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Tree Removal Service for Your Landscaping Needs in the Grand Rapids MI Area

Tree Service Grand Rapids MIThere are many different reasons a homeowner may want to have a tree or several trees removed or trimmed back on their property. Whether it’s for cosmetic reasons, or you have a tree that’s been damaged by insects, a storm or tornado, a professional tree removal specialist can help. 

For the very best results, look for a tree contractor that has a Tree Arborist on staff, that means their serious about their profession. Hire a company that is highly familiar with tree removals, stump grinding and tree trimming, also, make sure they are both licensed and insured, plus a company that has all of the tools and equipment to get the job done properly and in a timely manner. 

Trees and shrubs can remain on your property for years, even decades, and sometimes they can grow and mature in directions which could become a hazard to not only your home’s foundation, but your water and sewer lines as well. 

A tree that’s developing crookedly, tilting above the home or garage, or has a significant number of tree branches missing on one side caused by storm issues could very well be unsafe. Damaged trees can be weakened even further from wind, winter snow storms, and could possibly collapse on your home or garage. A sensible way to eliminate this hazard is to have these weakened trees and shrubs cleaned up and removed in a timely manner using a competent tree removal professional. 

For Grand Rapids area homeowners that are planning some extensive landscaping design for your property, such as, putting in a swimming pool, hot tub, backyard garden, or pond you may prefer to work with the existing trees and shrubs on the property. However, if there are a lot of trees in the area where you’ve decided to work on, you may need to have one or more trees or shrubs cleaned up and removed so that you have the proper space for the landscape design you are looking into. A good licensed tree service provider will help you succeed toward your goals by eliminating any trees and shrubs that are causing a challenge for your situation, and advising proper care for the trees and shrubs that remain. 

Unfortunately, from time to time homeowners may also have troubles with termite or insect damaged and/or unhealthy diseased trees. If you’re a homeowner with trees or shade trees on your property that happen to be infested with insects or diseased, you should speak to a tree service specialist as soon as possible to get an opinion and a price quote to help resolve the issue; the sooner the better if you’re trying to save the trees. 

After you spoke with one of our tree removal contractors, they will visit your home or business and give you an estimate to have the designated trees and shrubs either nursed back to health, or cleaned up and removed. 

When choosing a tree removal service in Grand Rapids, be sure you pick one that’s licensed and insured. Tree removal, tree trimming and stump grinding can be quite a high risk undertaking, so you’ll want to make sure that your tree service contractor is insured and that both you the homeowner and their employees are protected in the case of an incident or injury. Especially, because it is your property they will be working on, placing a certain amount of risk into your hands. The last thing you want to happen is to find out the hard way that your tree contractor has no insurance. A professional licensed, bonded, and insured tree contractor will be more than happy to present you with this kind of documentation upon request. 

Remember to choose a tree removal service that has knowledge about your unique situation, you don’t want to hire a company that has never removed tree  branches from around power lines for example; if that is the type of work you need performed. 

Obtain testimonials and referrals if you wish, plus don’t forget to always get your estimate in writing for the services you require. Your tree removal service provider should give you this preliminary estimation free of charge; they will need to come to your home, ask questions about what you have in mind, survey the trees and the surrounding area, then recommend a plan of action; never accept an estimate over the phone unless they have already been there in person. This initial visit will provide you with a feeling for the scope of the work that’s involved with the actual tree removal, tree trimming, or stump grinding service that you’re in the market for in the Grand Rapids MI area.