Tree Surgeons In Fleet – County Tree Care

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Based in Fleet, within the District of Hart, County Tree Care provides insured tree surgeons in Fleet Town Centre, Elvetham Heath, Ancells Farm, and all nearby towns and villages including Church Crookham, Hartley Wintney, Hartfordbridge, West Green, Dogmersfield, Ewshot and Winchfield.

With so many tree companies in the area, selecting local, qualified and insured tree surgeons in Fleet with the right tools and experience can be a challenge, especially when you want the job carried out to a safe and professional standard.

At County Tree Care, our friendly experienced and knowledgeable staff pride themselves on the quality of their work. As a testament to our commitment to high standards, we’ve established a strong number of satisfied customers throughout the region, backed up by 700 reviews on Checkatrade and over 60 on our Google business listing. Use the links below to see what our valued customers have to say about County Tree Care.

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Contact us today to discuss your next project. With our in-depth knowledge and extensive arboricultural training, we’re confident we can assist you with any tree-related requirements.

Domestic Tree Surgery Fleet

At County Tree Care, we offer Fleet customers a wealth of arboricultural services. Our goal is to make your trees, hedges and garden space look beautiful all year round.

Here are some of the most popular fleet tree services that we provide to our Fleet based customers.

Tree Removal And Tree Felling Fleet

Tree felling in Fleet is something that has to be carried out under absolute scrutiny. When felling trees, health and safety should be paramount, meaning that the importance of hiring a fully insured tree surgeon cannot be overstated.. We have the specialist cover and all the correct qualifications required for tree felling.

Crown Reductions & Tree Pruning Fleet

County Tree Care provides a tree pruning Fleet wide, one of the most common arboriculturist tasks we carry out. With regularly scheduled maintenance, you can extend the life of your trees as well as keep them aesthetically suited to your garden space all year round.

Tree Pollarding in Fleet

Maintain the beautiful shape and size of your trees with Fleet tree pollarding. This process involves thinning out the upper areas of your trees to reduce the canopy size and avoid the most costly correctional work further down the line.

Emergency Tree Surgeon Fleet (24 hour call out)

No matter how often you maintain your trees, there will inevitably be some unforeseen circumstances which can lead to property damage. We’re available at short notice for emergency tree surgery in Fleet so get in touch with the team today for immediate availability.

Stump Grinding Fleet

Stumps in your garden can not only be an eyesore but can also be dangerous for young children, particularly if they’re hard to spot. Our arborists are fully trained, qualified and insured to carry out this labour-intensive task using the latest equipment to provide a quick and efficient solution.

Hedge Cutting in Fleet

Our gardening prowess doesn’t end with trees – we can provide a full range of hedge cutting services and maintenance schedules to help you keep on top of your hedgerows. From a basic trim to full topiary services, County Tree Care are here to help.

Hedge, Shrub & Tree Planting Fleet

Most people usually want to avoid full tree removals, which is why we also offer a professional planting service for new and existing trees, shrubs and plants. Relocate a tree to a more convenient location and continue to enjoy it for years to come. Please note that not all trees will be suitable for relocation.

Garden, Land & Site Clearance Fleet

County Tree Care has a wealth of experience undertaking garden, land and site clearance projects throughout the region. We have done everything from small garden clearances to clearing large parcels of land in preparation for development. If you have a clearance project of any size, don’t hesitate to contact a member of the team today to discuss your requirements.

Commercial Tree Surgery Fleet

Do you operate from an office block, retail unit, hospital, or commercial space? At County Tree Care, we can provide ad hoc and contractual services to ensure that your gardens are in immaculate condition throughout the year.

For more info on our Fleet tree surgeon services, visit our Contact us page today and a member of the team will be happy to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Tree Surgeon In Fleet?

The cost of hiring a tree surgeon in Fleet and across Southeast England can vary greatly, but County Tree Care always aim to provide the most competitive price without compromising on the quality of our craft. Some tree surgeons may offer lower rates, but this is often because they don’t have adequate insurance or training or simply because they plan to cut corners concerning safety and quality.

Below we have put together a rough guideline of how much we charge for tree removal, tree fellingstump grinding and hedge cutting. However, please remember that every job has its own specific challenges and considerations, which we must make allowances for in the final price.

Unfortunately, there is no easy or definitive answer regarding how much it costs to remove a tree. The lack of a clear answer can be frustrating for people as work cost is probably the most critical factor for some.

In monetary terms, how much it costs to remove a tree is heavily dependent on numerous factors (outlined below) but generally starts around £100+VAT, but this increases with the complexity and size of the job.

How Big or Tall is the Tree?

As a rule of thumb, the larger the tree, the more complicated, time-consuming and expensive the job. If a tree is tall or widespread, the tree surgeon will take more time accessing parts of the canopy. The contractor will require extra care as the dismantled pieces will be more substantial or have further to fall.

Do parts of the tree overhang buildings or property?

If parts of the tree overhang any buildings or property, we will have to implement additional measures and take more time to help ensure nothing is damaged. For example, we may have to lower using ropes and rigging techniques instead of letting branches free fall, or we may have to take time preparing the ground with ground protection mats.

Is the tree easy to access?

In an ideal world, we could position our truck and chipper as close to the tree as possible to minimise transport of the dismantled tree. This is rarely the case in Surrey and Hampshire, and we will often have to move the tree sections some distance. The level of awkwardness and distance from the tree to the truck will considerably impact the job’s price.

Will the process of removing the tree pose a risk to the public?

If your tree is near a path/road, we may need permission to close the path or implement traffic management. As expected, there are increased costs associated with granting a path closure and traffic management.

Will you dispose of the tree waste?

Like trees, the waste can take up a lot of room, so more often than not, we are asked to remove all the debris from the site. We can, of course, leave the chippings or cordwood if you have use for them, but if you require disposal, we will need to factor that into the price.

Could I not just borrow a chainsaw and fell the tree myself?

DIY tree surgery is certainly NOT something we would advise. Using a chainsaw without the proper training and PPE is dangerous enough, and when you combine that with felling a large tree, it will most likely end in disaster. At County Tree Care, our qualified arborists have the relevant training and experience to tackle any tree safely and with minimum risk to persons or property.

If you need tree removal and/or tree felling in Hampshire, Surrey, or the South East UK, contact us today to arrange a free quotation.

Now we will address the key factors that will affect the cost of the stump grinding job:

What is the diameter of the stump?

As you would expect, the bigger the diameter of the stump, the larger the cost. Stumps of size will take more time due to grinding a higher volume of material, and it will also require a more expensive, powerful grinder. In contrast, smaller stumps will cost much, much less. As a rough guide, we charge from £10 (+VAT) per inch in diameter (a minimum call-out charge may apply).

What is the tree species, and how big are the roots?

Different tree species have different types of root systems; some species’ roots are shallow and short, whereas others can be deep and widespread. For example, cherry tree roots are generally broad, whereas conifers are relatively stubby. Trees with expansive or deep root systems can take several hours to grind out, and this increase in time will increase the price. The species of tree will also determine how hard or soft the wood is, and this, in turn, will also impact the cost. When we price our stump grinding service, we only price for the main body of the stump (the buttress) and the primary lateral roots, but if you require any other root removal, we are more than happy to do this for an added cost.

Where is the stump’s location, and is it easy to access?

The location plays an integral part in calculating the tree stump removal cost. Access difficulties are more noticeable, but we must also consider the ground’s topography and the bedrock’s level. Any uneven ground may pose a safety risk, and high levels of rock in the soil can cause damage to the stump grinder teeth, which will slow down the grinding process.

How many stumps do you require grinding?

We can offer great discounts for grinding multiple stumps on the same day if you have numerous stumps to remove.

Can I not just hire a stump grinder and do it myself?

Stump grinders are available to hire from many tool hire shops throughout Hampshire, Surrey and the South East, but we would certainly NOT recommend hiring one without adequate training. Stump grinders are dangerous pieces of machinery and, if misused, may cause severe injury or damage to property. Stump grinding also requires skill and experience to do it efficiently, so why not leave it to County Tree Care as this will save you effort, time, and risk.

If you need stump grinding & stump removal in Hampshire, Surrey, or the South East UK, contact us today to arrange a free quotation.

When calculating how much it is to cut a hedge, it’s essential to remember that there are quite a few things that can affect the price, and as a result, there is no universal price for cutting hedges. As tree professionals, we assess these considerations autonomously, but we appreciate that these factors may not always be visible. To give you an insight into our pricing process and a rough idea of the costs involved, we have listed some considerations below.

How big is the hedge you require cutting?

The most obvious and vital factor to consider when calculating the hedge cutting cost is the size of the hedge. A large hedge has a more significant surface area to trim and more material to dispose of, which will take more time and increase the price. If your hedge is gigantic, we may also need to use a rope and harness or even a cherry picker (MEWP) to safely access it, all of which will involve added costs.

Where is your hedge located, and is it easy to access?

Secondly, the location of your hedge is also a crucial consideration as, quite often, obstructions make the job more tricky. Common obstacles we have to tackle are garden ornaments, ponds, sheds and greenhouses, all of which will need to be moved or avoided and slow the process down. Likewise, if there are pinch points, slopes, tight corners or narrow access, this tends to make projects longer as it will take more time to get the debris out. Equally, if your hedge is in the rear garden, the trimmings will have further to travel, which will take longer and increase the job’s price.

So how much is it to have a hedge cut?

As previously indicated, there is no average price for cutting hedges, so each hedge will need to be priced individually. To give you a rough idea, we generally charge our hedge trimming service at £90 (+VAT) per hour for a two-person team. If we require climbing equipment, then it will cost roughly £120 (+VAT) per hour. Finally, if we need to use a MEWP (cherry picker), there will be an additional cost of around £350 (+VAT)

Could I not just cut the hedge myself?

If your hedge is relatively small, you could always attempt to cut the hedging yourself, but you will find it very difficult to reach the standard of finish achieved by our skilled arborists. When it comes to larger hedges, this is, without doubt, something you should leave to trained professionals. County Tree Care’s surgeons have all the equipment and knowledge needed to safely and efficiently tackle the most significant hedges.

Contact us today to arrange a free quotation if you need a hedge reduction or hedge cutting in Hampshire or across the Southeast.

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