;Trimming a tree is very important especially for safety reasons. Here on Long Island we have many trees, From spruce tree's, to pine, to weeping willows and everything else in between. Especially since L.I. is subject to the never ending nor'easter, you need to access your tree situation on your property and plan accordingly.
Do you have heavy branches that extend over your roof? This itself may not be and issue. It is only an issue to where it falls. That being said a falling branch, especially when heavy, can cause some shingle damage. It may be completely impractical though for thorough tree trimming if you are going to create an complete eyesore in the process.
If the branches are just extending over a sensitive structure such as solar panels, with effective tree pruning, you can lessen the possibility of extensive damage such a branch falls on it.
Also there is a need to look for weak branches. This can occur due to age, or stress from previous seasons. An arborist will be able to specify which tree branches need to go.
Depending on how high up those branches are will determine the type of tree trimming that occur towards the top.
The brings the next topic, is do you choose tree topping or crown reduction
As a Tree Service that handles Suffolk and Nassau County, we strive at customer satisfaction like no other. The tree service industry does not really have a great reputation in actually listening to the people that pay the bills. Everything is about relationship. Now some do go bad no matter what you try but there should always be an emphasis on the business to maintain great customer relations.
When some calls a tree expert, they are looking for a solutions for an issue even if they do not understand all the of complexity in a particular problem. They may not understand the type of cutting on the tree that is necessary for it to fall in a particular direction, that is what the tree care expert is for.
A long island tree removal service should strive to 'listen' and then use it's expertise to give a customer at least 2 solutions. A client does not want to feel that their tree company is not being completely honest and is hiding some secret formula!
Even if the tree removal cost for plan B is lower then plan A, that is OK. If you foster a good relationship then that will lead to future tree trimming or removal business from you service. That can come from the customer or from a referral.
1. Always have a smile. No one like a frown, Hey, that is best ice breaker around. Smiles are contagious. Even if your teeth are coffee stained smile. If you don't you will look absolutely creepy and you will be the tree service Jason Vorhees.
2. Always be professionally dressed as possible. This is a dirty job, I know, but a first impression is the one that always lasts. The job supervision should be as cleanly dressed and well groomed. This also applies to the workers and equipment. This has a subconscious affect on the customer and how he or she relates to your removal service.
3. Always be clear on you tree cost estimates and time tables. Never over promise to get an account. Always be realistic. Don't be lazy but telling you client that you are able to a tree trimming service at a certain price and by a certain date and you don't deliver, does not bode well for continued business.
Long Island is heavily forested therefore full of opportunities. The tree company that actually listens and cares about their customer needs will be around for many years.
When you are looking for proper removal of a tree what kind of service company is up to the par to do this type of job? The thing is sometimes you think well what is the big deal in removing a tree? You proceed with trimming then cutting the trunk and that's it.
Maybe you want to go over those DIY sites. So what happens if your tree cutting and removal exercise ends in disaster. What happens if you car gets hammered by a falling trunk or you give your house a new sun roof? Do you still believe it is that easy to cut and fall a tree?
Well depending on who you speak with either cutting and removal of a tree is easy or it is not. Some things you need to keep in mind. Where will the tree fall? How fast will the tree removal process take? How long will the clean up process take? The last thing you want is the tree removal service company to leave a huge mess of branches when they leave. Unless you have lots of time to burn, I would suggest that everything is made clear before the tree clearing work starts.
Before you hire any tree company, not only it is important to ascertain the costs of cutting and removal, but to ask about methods and debris cleanup, plus potential of damage to property and other trees. This is important because the response of the tree service company or lack of response will speak volumes as to how this will turn out. I am sure you have heard of horror stories, whether from DIY type of people or from tree removal service firms
Let the tree surgeon explain to you in detail the type of cut being used, where the projected fall will occur and how will the cleanup proceed and end afterwards.
Tree removal does not need to be a painful task. A tree expert will have not only lots of experience in this area, but will have a plan B, C and D if necessary, to cover any eventuality.