Frequently Asked Questions

Tree surgery, also known as arboriculture, is the practice of caring for and maintaining trees. It’s important for various reasons, including tree health, safety, and the preservation of green spaces.

Pruning a tree is an important task that can greatly impact its health and appearance.

The best time to prune a tree depends on the type of tree you have. Generally, it is recommended to prune deciduous trees during their dormant season, which is typically in late winter or early spring before new growth begins.

Pruning during this time allows the tree to heal quickly and minimises the risk of disease or pest infestation.

Read our blog post on when to prune trees…

Yes, you may need permission, especially if the tree is protected by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) or is in a conservation area. It’s advisable to check with your local council or contact Precision Tree Services for free advice.

You may have to pay somewhere between £100 to £500 with the average cost being £400 to £500.

The cost varies depending on factors such as tree size, location, and complexity of the job.

Check out our tree removal cost calculator here

Look for signs like dead branches, fungal growth, leaf discolouration, or a thinning canopy. It’s essential to consult with a certified arborist to assess the tree’s health accurately.

Ensure the tree surgeon is qualified and insured. Make sure the work area is cordoned off, and stay clear during the operation. Safety is a top priority in the industry.

Yes, in most cases, you can keep the wood, or we can take the wood away for an extra cost.

Hire tree surgeons who follow sustainable and ethical practices. They should minimise environmental impact and adhere to all regulations.

There are various government and non-governmental programs that offer grants and subsidies for tree planting and maintenance. Check with local authorities and environmental organisations for available opportunities.

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