Choose a Licensed Arborist

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Tip of the Month | 0 comments

Choose a  Licensed Arborist

Why Choose a Licensed Arborist

It may not seem easy to choose a license arborist. But, with a little research here you will understand a few points to cover if you wish to have a not only a great result in the moment, but protect the viability and health of your property and plants for the future. An arborist is a specialist and knowledgeable in a broad list of areas

  1. They are aware of specific needs of individual trees
  2. The proper placement and demands in regards to other plants in the area.
  3. Proper pruning for health and safety of the tree and surrounding property
  4. Certified arborists are trained and equipped to provide proper care and safety during maintain
  5.  trees, but as importantly during the normal growth and life of the tree.

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Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well-cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Poorly maintained trees can be a significant liability. Pruning or removing trees, especially large trees, can be dangerous work. Tree work should be done only by those trained and equipped to work safely in trees.

A check off list of Questions

Using a simple check off list to guide you through interviewing and selecting your certified arborist will help to guide you through what might seem a confusing task. But, these few questions will help you keep focused and on point.

  1. Check for membership in professional organization
  2. Check for Certification such as ISA Arborist certificate
  3. Ask for proof of insurance
  4. Check for proper permit and licensing
  5. Get more than one estimate
  6. Don’t always accept the lowest bid
  7. Be wary of individuals who go door to door with hard sell tactics.

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