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Outdoor_Maintenance_2010
08-18-2011, 09:27 PM
Hi guys,

Need a little help here,

This guy wants to open up is back yard,so this includes removing the brush,weeds and S*^T he also talk about cutting down his tree's which i wonder why cause the're nice tree's. The're about 100 feet tall and its about 25 feet by 100 of brush to clear,

Now, these tree's are to much for me to handle so i'm planning of hiring a tree cutting specialist to do it, would that be ok if i hire another company for the the tree cutting and i do the brush cutting? or does it sound stupid?

He also wants the roots of the tree's out
These are really nice tree's i really don't why he wants them cut
I also will contact my local city to get some information about cutting tree's and if there is a law on it or certain rules



here's pic's

Outdoor_Maintenance_2010
08-19-2011, 09:44 AM
How much would you charge for the brush cutting??

White Gardens
08-19-2011, 09:48 AM
When it comes to those trees, here's how I look at it.

First off, what kind of trees are they? They obviously look mostly like volunteers of some sort.

Then I'd talk to the HO about saving maybe a few of the better ones and then taking out the extras around it. This way you'll save a few trees and open up the area for the good trees to thrive.

Just call a tree guy and tell them what you want. Generally speaking they'll do whatever you want as long as the price fits their needs.

You could even just have them drop them and then haul them away yourself.



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vencops
08-19-2011, 10:23 AM
I'd call a professional tree service and tell them exactly what you told us.

I've used them at my home this year.....and, I've used them at one of my client's homes. I can't compete with their prices, even if it made sense (and, IMO it doesn't - when you figure in liability).

You can do your customer a service by getting a couple-three reputable tree services to come out and give him quotes. I'd stay away from subcontracting the work to them. That's me, though.

Davie Landscape
08-19-2011, 11:35 AM
Im with White Gardens on the tree idea. Call the tree guy, remove some of the crap timber, save the better stuff. If you bid it in, I would have them drop them, you buck em and haul it away, split, sell for firewood.

Bid in a stump grinder and remove the remaining stumps. Too easy.

Outdoor_Maintenance_2010
08-19-2011, 12:15 PM
Im with White Gardens on the tree idea. Call the tree guy, remove some of the crap timber, save the better stuff. If you bid it in, I would have them drop them, you buck em and haul it away, split, sell for firewood.

Bid in a stump grinder and remove the remaining stumps. Too easy.

Makes sense, i can do the rest ,just bringing them down i didn't feel to safe since the're like 100 feet tall, 25 feet sure no problem ,but 100 feet i won't risk it,

Davie Landscape
08-19-2011, 08:45 PM
Least you know your limitations. Ive seen a few tree jobs go wrong when homeowners try to drop something. I offer tree services but only to what I feel comfortable with and only within the limits that my insurance will cover should everything go to hell. Ive turned down a good many this year that just didn't set right with me.

Had a potential client call me a few weeks ago to estimate some tree work. Got on site, was a 150 foot tall red oak within 25 feet of the home. Needless to say I was thanks but no thanks, here is the number of a reputable heavy tree service I recommend.

~Zak

White Gardens
08-20-2011, 02:15 AM
Least you know your limitations. Ive seen a few tree jobs go wrong when homeowners try to drop something. I offer tree services but only to what I feel comfortable with and only within the limits that my insurance will cover should everything go to hell. Ive turned down a good many this year that just didn't set right with me.

Had a potential client call me a few weeks ago to estimate some tree work. Got on site, was a 150 foot tall red oak within 25 feet of the home. Needless to say I was thanks but no thanks, here is the number of a reputable heavy tree service I recommend.

~Zak

Ditto.

Tree work can be good money but A.) my insurance only allows me to do so much and B.) I hate heights.......

But I love Trees!


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Outdoor_Maintenance_2010
08-23-2011, 10:58 AM
so he wants to keep his tree's ,but cut the brush
easy to me,
Giving a quote today

thanks