North Cheshire Forestry Tree Surgeons Stockport welcomes you to our site. If you were looking to have some work done on your trees by professional, highly trained and fully insured tree surgeons, then you have come to the right place. Why not give us a call and our friendly staff will be happy to arrange a free estimate for you. “tree surgeon near me” is a great search term for finding a good tree surgeon here’s a few reasons why we think so.
Number One it Keeps Costs Down
Whenever a tree surgeon gives you an estimate he is taking quite a few things into consideration. One of those things is the distance that he has to travel to get to the job. not only how the fuel considerations when travelling outside of local area, but the extra time used will have to be accounted for when giving the estimate. This is why searching for “tree surgeon near me” is often a good idea.
Number Two a Tree Surgeon has a Local Reputation to Protect
A tree surgeon will obviously do most of his business within the local area. In fact a tree surgeon that does most of his business outside of his local area might not be a good one to employ. Local tree surgeons have a reputation to protect and they get a high percentage of their work through mouth and local endorsement, this means that it is in the interests all the tree surgeon to be customer focused and provide tree work to a high standard. A tree surgeon outside the area as less incentive in terms of his local reputation, so picking a tree surgeon near me can be a kind of protection in terms of The standard of tree surgery you received.
Number three it is Easier to Get Any Problems Addressed
Most of the time a good tree surgeon will check that everything is ok before he leaves a job. But inevitably sometimes there could be an issue where the customer is not completely satisfied, due to having been out at the time the work was carried out, or something has been missed during the final check with the customer. Most of the time this will just be a small issue and a local tree surgeon can just pop round and get it sorted for you. A tree surgeon from another area however will have to make a special trip in order to sort out whatever the issue is, meaning you could be waiting longer to get it sorted. This is another reason that using a “tree surgeon near me” search can be the better choice.
Number Four There is Nothing Like a Good Recommendation
When you’re hiring a tradesman it can be difficult to know who to get, but if you can get someone recommended buy a friend or a local trading scheme than this can weed out problem tradesmen and help me to find a good service. This is of course much more difficult with a tree surgeon from outside the area. So whether it’s friends, other local businesses, Google my business or local trade bodies, local recommendations can be a godsend when hiring a new tree surgeon for the first time. This is the fourth reason why searching for “tree surgeon near me” can be a good idea.
Number Five It is Good to Keep it Local Where Possible
Using local companies is a great way to help your local community. When we are looking for ways help those around us, spending our money with local shops and businesses is one way to help local business and ourselves as well. As the world around us get smaller it is more important than ever the help of local communities to grow and thrive as best we can. Because as small as the world is there’s no place like home. This is our final reason that searching for “tree surgeon near me” could be a good idea.
So there we have it. Five reasons why searching for “tree surgeon near me” could be a good idea. Thank you for taking the time I’m to read this article and if you’re looking for a local tree surgeon and we fit the bill then don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Our client had a large tree that had begun to dominate their back garden and deprive it of essential light. After consultation with our tree surgeon it was decided that the best course of action was to remove the tree entirely, here is a video of the actual felling process.
Once the tree was down on the ground our tree surgeons began a careful de limbing of the tree itself. We then began removing the branches carefully from the garden, mindful to try and cause as little disruption to the area as we could. In this particular case there were some plants as we went past the house that needed to be taken into account, meaning careful handling of the branches was essential to avoid damaging them.
After the branches were removed from the garden, our tree surgeons proceeded to log up the trunk of the tree. While logging up was straight forward we just had to be mindful of the uneven ground while doing so. We proceeded to remove the stump taking the tree down to ground level per the customer’s request. The logs were also removed from the garden carefully.
After removing a couple of small conifers to complete our work, all that was left was the tidying up. We cleaned any sawdust from logging up, removed any small pieces of branch that remained, then proceeded to use a leaf blower to tidy up the lawn.
Once we were satisfied that everything was in order we checked that the customer was happy with our work. We then moved on to our next job.
While in this case a standard fell was the practicable and affordable solution, often a sectional fell will be a better approach. Sectional fells are employed by tree surgeons to avoid damage to things near the tree and lessen the impact on client’s gardens. North Cheshire forestry offers free estimates and advice to allow careful consideration and find the best solution for our client’s needs.
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North Cheshire Forestry were recently asked to perform a crown thin and crown lift on a mature beach tree in Heaton Moor. While it was a beautiful mature tree, the lower branches were starting to become a problem for both the customer and their neighbours. While consulting the client it was also decided that a crown thin to increase light and reduce wind resistance was a good course of action.
The tree was situated between the customers garden, their neighbours and also over the road. This made traffic control and public safety the first priority for our team. After setting up a safe work area we proceeded setting up and clearing the area beneath the tree of any breakables, then setting up the rope system we would be using for this tree.
When any tree surgeon works on a tree of this size good awareness and communication are vital in order to complete the work safely. All our staff are both trained and experienced in tree care in order to facilitate this.
This was a job where we employed ropes to remove most of the branches. Because of the busy road and members of the public nearby a controlled removal of the branches was the obvious best option. Anything lowered onto the road was done in combination with traffic control to prevent any mishaps. While the climber was setting up, the next lower branches were cut up, chipped and logs stacked, ready to be removed.
Once the tree was crown lifted we then moved on to the thinning of the tree. With a tree of this size a crown thin is a time consuming process, but well worth having done to increase light and increase stability via reduced wind resistance. Dead wood is of course removed as part of this process but in this case the tree was in fine condition with minimal dead wood present.
Once the crown thin was completed we removed any remaining branches, loaded the logs and cleaned the site. We then opened up access for the public beneath the tree. After checking with the customer that everything was to their liking we went to recycle the logs and chippings from the site.
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North Cheshire Forestry were recently in Sparrowpit where a customer needed a tree reducing by a substantial amount. The tree was very near to the house and while they liked it the tree needed to be reduced, both to clear the house, adjacent shed and to improve the overall stability of the tree.
Because stability was an issue, it was decided to thin out the tree in order to reduce wind resistance. While more work, tree pruning in addition to the reduction was a better overall solution.
We began the tree pruning by clearing the branches from the house side of the tree as this was the harder part of the task. Due to nature of the job, we employed ropes in order to make sure there were no mishaps with the removal of the branches over the roof of the house. We then shaped that side of the tree and thinned it out to reduce wind resistance.
We then did some tree pruning of the top of the tree slightly. We were not trying to bring the height down as this was not what the customer wanted, so just some shaping and removal of leaders was required. After a bit of a thin we moved on to the other side of the tree.
Here we removed branches that had started to cause problems for the clients shed, did some tree pruning to balance up the tree and improved overall wind stability. We the removed some other lower branches and thinned out the tree to leave it in as good condition as possible.
Once we had completed our tree pruning as we thought it should be, we consulted with the customer to make sure they were happy with our work. We had already chipped the branches we had removed and cut any of the bigger logs into movable pieces.
We began to tidy the area up, not forgetting the roof of the house which needed some sawdust blowing off the roof.Our mornings work completed, we then went off to do our next job. Thanks for reading our recent work blog. North Cheshire Forestry.
We recently had a customer in Marple with a tree that in his front garden that had become a problem. The tree was situated at the front of his property and had reached the stage of being a nuisance for both himself and his neighbour. After an initial consultation it was decided that the best course was the complete removal of the tree to ground level, so a time to do the job was arranged.
When we arrived on the morning of the job we decided that a sectional fell was the best approach. We then made sure that the area around the tree was clear and people could see that tree work was in progress from from some distance away. We set up our equipment and the climber got into position to start the removal. The climber then began to dismantle the tree.
We began with the branches in order to both maximise efficiency and to provide protection for the ground as we progressed to the bigger parts of the tree. One of our team was responsible for securing the site and making sure no member of the public approached the work area
Once the branches had been safely removed we began a safe sectional dismantle of the trunk of the tree. We began to remove any excess brush wood while leaving plenty of protection for the ground from the remaining logs.
The sectioning of the trunk went well and the tree was soon on the ground safely. We then chipped any remaining branches, loaded any unwanted logs and cleaned up the site. After checking everything was ok for the customer we then loaded up our equipment and got ready for the next job
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