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Tree triming

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by etatum, Apr 11, 2005.

  1. etatum

    etatum LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    I have a client asking me to trim some live oaks, actually it will help me when I mow. They want them trimed to where you can walk under them. The trees are about 12 to 15 feet tall and there are 3 of them. Whats the going rate on triming trees? Per tree?

    Thanks.

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  2. gil

    gil LawnSite Member
    Posts: 92

    Can you reach those branches from the groung? if not, you may have to climb the tree (only if you are experienced). Tree Care business are charging around $50 per hour/ man
     
  3. etatum

    etatum LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    Thanks for the response. Yes, I can reach the limbs from the ground with a chainsaw. I might need a ladder for a few limbs. I was thinking $30 to $50 an hour doing it all myself. The limbs go out about 20 feet from the trunks, so they are nice size live oaks.

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  4. Guthrie&Co

    Guthrie&Co LawnSite Senior Member
    from nc
    Posts: 784

    Dont make a hat rack out of em or top em!
     

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