Tree and Palm Removal: 5 Reasons to Remove a Tree or Palm:
Diseased, Structural Failure
Issues & Maintenance
Pruning: A tree may need pruning for a variety of reasons:
· to remove diseased or storm-damaged
· to thin the crown to permit new growth and
better air circulation
· to reduce the height of a tree
· to remove obstructing lower branches
· to remove limbs overhanging roofs, gutters
Once the decision has been made to prune or
remove the tree, your next decision is whether or not to tackle the job
yourself, if you do decide to do it yourself Custom Tree Services offers a wood
chipping service, where we come in and chip everything you have pruned leaving
you with good quality mulch for your gardens or the woodchip can be taken away.
Pruning and felling of trees can be dangerous
work. If the job involves working on large trees the knowledge and use of
specialized equipment is very important, not only for the safety of the
person(s) pruning/removing the tree but also for the surrounding property where
the tree stands; homes, businesses, cars, and pedestrians can be put at serious
and unnecessary risks'.
Other considerations need to be taken into
account when working on trees that are next-to or near-by electrical power
lines or have electrical lines running through their branches.
If you think the job is a little too big for you then please don’t hesitate to
Custom Tree Services offers a wood chipping
service that will come to your property and turn your pruning’s into
woodchip/mulch that can be used on your gardens or taken away. Wood chipping is
a very cost effective way of recycling your pile of brush into mulch, saving
you money on Council tip fees, time and the cost of buying mulch from a
We can’t chip palms or
stump grinder is a piece of equipment that removes the tree or palm
stump by means of a rotating cutting disk that chips away the wood.
grinders can be the size of a lawn mower or as large as truck. Most accomplish
their task by means of a high-speed disk with teeth that grind the stump and
roots into small chips.
We have 2 different size stump grinders one
for tight access and the other for larger stumps, not all stumps can be ground
due to factors such as: underground services, proximity to other structures,
foreign objects in the stump i.e. rocks, bolts, metal etc.
Service line trims
on your property must be kept clear of powerlines
are responsible for the cutting of trees on your property that may interfere
with your own electric service line or private electric line, or a private
electric line on an adjoining property.
Trees near other electric lines that cross your boundary or trees within your
property near the electric lines in the street are the responsibility of the
Electricity Distribution Company.
safety reasons it is recommended that cutting of trees be done before trees
grow to within 1 metre of an insulated electric service line and 2 metres of a
bare wire electric service line.
the trees are closer to these electric lines than the clearances above, or where
cutting may cause branches to fall onto electric lines, do not cut them
yourself as this may pose a risk to both yourself and your property.