Questions To Ask Your Selected Tree Company
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Published by TOP4 Team
The common rule with any tree maintenance is that if you cannot do a task with both feet on the ground, it is time to hire a licensed arborist. Too often a simple tree service ends in a mishap or tragedy for people and/or nearby structures. Operating at great heights requires training and experience in arboriculture and specialised equipment to assure that the process is conducted without incident. A qualified arborist will have the skill to avoid any risky variables, such as nearby buildings, electrical wires and any wildlife.
The wrong tree company can end up requiring more than the initial tree maintenance in collateral damage. To assist you to make an informed decision, we have put together the following questions to determine a professional arborist’s suitability.
1. Do they have up to date and appropriate qualifications?
Mak the tree company and all employed arborists are fully qualified and equipped with relevant practices. We recommend that you always choose a tree company who are members of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) or Arboriculture Australia.
2. Are they insured and can they provide you with a certificate of currency?
One of the most significant questions is what kind of insurance can they give you. You do not want to become accountable for any damages or accidents which occur on your property.
3. Do they have a list of references?
Most tree companies can present reference similar to the quoted job. Ask for contact details from past clients or check out the feedback posted on the tree company’s Facebook page.
4. Can they give you a detailed quote?
When looking for a tree company, get a detailed quote and then compare the results to other tree companies. How do they vary and how does this changes the project’s result?
5. What is the span of the entire project?
You can get a reliable estimate of the duration by comparing several quotes.
6. Are the tree company's crew shielded with ear muffs, hard hats, protective glasses, chainsaw proof pants and boots and other safety equipment?
Any reputable tree company will be watchful of the safety of their employees and assure that they follow OH&S procedures.
If you are looking for a reputable tree company in West Ryde, do not hesitate to call the guys in At Your Tree Service today to know more!