4 reasons to hire an arborist to work on your trees

An arborist is an individual trained in the art and science of planting, caring for and maintaining individual trees.  Arborists are knowledgeable about the needs of tree and are trained and equipped to provide proper care.  Hoppe Tree Service employees are trained arborists, and many of them are exam certified arborists. 

1.       Trees are valuable. Trees take a long time to grow and proper care can allow a tree to grow properly and last for many years.  Improper care such as poor pruning can damage trees and can shorten the life span of a tree. 

2.       Trained arborists have the knowledge and expertise to accurately diagnosis sick trees.  An arborist has an understanding of tree insect and disease problems, and can recommend and execute tree health care programs. 

3.       Tree work can be dangerous.  Much of what arborists do takes place above ground, either climbing trees or working out of a bucket truck.   Tree work often involves removal of large heavy pieces of wood in tight locations.   Hoppe Tree Service arborists are experienced and well-versed in working at high heights and lowering down big wood.   Our crews handle intricate tree pruning and removal jobs every day and know what it takes to do the job safely and correctly.

4.       Insurance.  It is important to hire an arborist with adequate insurance.  Proper insurance includes both general liability insurance and workman’s compensation insurance.  This makes sure that if your property is damaged, or if a worker is injured on your property, you will not be responsible for the damages.  Hoppe Tree Service is fully insured with both general liability and workman’s compensation insurance. 

Don’t hire an unqualified tree cutter to work on your trees! There are numerous dangerous work practices occuring in this picture. 

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