7 Things You Should Know Before Having a Tree Removed

7 Things You Should Know Before Having a Tree Removed

It’s not at all uncommon to make the decision to have a tree removed from your property. People make these types of decisions for all kinds of reasons, but it’s usually because the tree is no longer healthy or obstructing something. That being said, there are seven things that you should carefully consider before you decide to have a tree removed.

1) Estimated cost

Obviously, you want to know about how much it’s going to cost to have a tree removed. There are several variables that can cause an estimate to be higher or lower, so it’s important to get an estimate first. That way, you’re not surprised by the cost once the job is completed.

2) Dead or decayed trees

There are special concerns that need to be taken with trees that are unhealthy, dead or decaying. These types of trees can fall over completely on their own and it makes tree removal much more hazardous. Therefore, it’s important to discuss these types of concerns with the professionals that are removing the tree in order to ensure that everything is done as safely as possible.

3) Electrical hazards

Whenever a tree is removed, it’s imperative to make sure that there won’t be any problems with potential electrical hazards. If there are wires overhead, it could present a problem. Therefore, anyone that is being hired to remove a tree should look for these types of hazards. That’s one reason why it’s exceptionally dangerous for a homeowner to attempt to do it themselves.

4) Possible damage to property

Anytime a tree is removed, there is a potential for additional property damage to occur. This is especially true concerning fence lines and other nearby trees. It’s also possible for limbs to fall on structures and cause damage.

5) Approval may be required

Depending on where you live, it may be necessary for you to get written approval in order to have a tree removed. Certain locations require certificates and permits while others do not. Therefore, it’s important to check with local officials in order to see what types of permission, if any, are required first.

6) Property ownership

If a tree is directly on a fence line, it’s imperative to find out who has legal ownership of the tree before anything is done. Otherwise, it could cause legal issues later on.

7) Complete tree removal may not be required

In some cases, it isn’t necessary to completely remove the tree. If the problem is that the tree is obstructing something, it might be enough to merely remove some limbs and leave the tree itself intact.

Are you looking for professional and trustworthy Tree Removal Company in Melbourne Eastern Suburbs? Then, DMS Tree Company will be the ideal choice. We are the team of certified arborists Melbourne offering wide range of tree removal services such as tree stump removal, tree pruning, hedge trimming, firewood for sale, garden maintenance etc.

Testimonials

We were extremely happy with the work today by DMS. The boys arrived on time, were very courteous and attended to our pruning and tree removal in an efficient and quick manner. Clean up was also great. I would certainly recommend them to anyone and we will certainly call on their services again.

Alison Holden

5.0
2020-02-25T01:51:23+00:00

Alison Holden

We were extremely happy with the work today by DMS. The boys arrived on time, were very courteous and attended to our pruning and tree removal in an efficient and quick manner. Clean up was also great. I would certainly recommend them to anyone and we will certainly call on their services again.
I have used Marc and DMS a number of times over the past few years (including for a whole tree removal and the significant pruning of a very large tree). I can't fault the quality of DMS' work and customer service. No hesitation in recommending.

James D

5.0
2020-02-25T01:50:44+00:00

James D

I have used Marc and DMS a number of times over the past few years (including for a whole tree removal and the significant pruning of a very large tree). I can't fault the quality of DMS' work and customer service. No hesitation in recommending.
They removed a large tree and trimmed back an overgrown hedge to a level I couldn't without industrial tools. They did a great job, turned up on time and left the site clean, the hedge is so straight and looks great. Friendly blokes too. Very happy to reccomend!

Chris Sheen

5.0
2020-02-25T01:50:13+00:00

Chris Sheen

They removed a large tree and trimmed back an overgrown hedge to a level I couldn't without industrial tools. They did a great job, turned up on time and left the site clean, the hedge is so straight and looks great. Friendly blokes too. Very happy to reccomend!
I would definitely recommend Marc and his team! Jordan and the guys were amazing removing 2 large cypress pines (taller than a 2 storey house) Even in windy conditions!
And not only did they care about the surrounding plants/garden and clean up immaculately - they are great guys too!
No hesitation to recommend to any-one - if you want the best

Angela Spencer

5.0
2020-02-25T01:49:34+00:00

Angela Spencer

I would definitely recommend Marc and his team! Jordan and the guys were amazing removing 2 large cypress pines (taller than a 2 storey house) Even in windy conditions! And not only did they care about the surrounding plants/garden and clean up immaculately - they are great guys too! No hesitation to recommend to any-one - if you want the best
The whole team did a wonderful job, removing a fallen tree from my and my neighbours property following the extreme wind gusts last night. Dana was great - very responsive, getting me an immediate quote and booking the team to come out on the same morning. Jordi and his team were professional, knowledgable and quick. They were here just over 1 hour and did a fantastic job carefully removing the tree and tidying up. Highly recommended, thanks again.

T G

5.0
2020-02-25T01:49:05+00:00

T G

The whole team did a wonderful job, removing a fallen tree from my and my neighbours property following the extreme wind gusts last night. Dana was great - very responsive, getting me an immediate quote and booking the team to come out on the same morning. Jordi and his team were professional, knowledgable and quick. They were here just over 1 hour and did a fantastic job carefully removing the tree and tidying up. Highly recommended, thanks again.
Magnificent job. Our trees and hedge looked so beautiful after the guys' work that we kept going outside to admire them again. All was left immaculately clean and tidy. A truly stunning job. We are just so delighted.

Jo Powell

5.0
2020-02-25T01:48:32+00:00

Jo Powell

Magnificent job. Our trees and hedge looked so beautiful after the guys' work that we kept going outside to admire them again. All was left immaculately clean and tidy. A truly stunning job. We are just so delighted.
We have been completely blown away by the amazing service delivered today by DMS and the great back office support provided by Dana. Thank you to DMS for a very satisfying experience !

Paul Minett

5.0
2020-02-25T01:48:00+00:00

Paul Minett

We have been completely blown away by the amazing service delivered today by DMS and the great back office support provided by Dana. Thank you to DMS for a very satisfying experience !
Very efficient, well organised and thorough team who made the removal of my troublesome tree an easy process. They were also a good bunch of friendly guys and their price was very competitive. No hesitation in recommending DMS.
Now the process of rebuilding my deck begins!!

Gordon Brown

5.0
2020-02-25T01:47:20+00:00

Gordon Brown

Very efficient, well organised and thorough team who made the removal of my troublesome tree an easy process. They were also a good bunch of friendly guys and their price was very competitive. No hesitation in recommending DMS. Now the process of rebuilding my deck begins!!
Great job! Turned up when they said they would, did a good job pruning large trees in tight spaces with heavy limbs overhanging buildings, and cleaned up afterwards.

Nick Hilligoss

5.0
2020-02-25T01:35:04+00:00

Nick Hilligoss

Great job! Turned up when they said they would, did a good job pruning large trees in tight spaces with heavy limbs overhanging buildings, and cleaned up afterwards.
We had the team at DMS Tree company remove our boundary trees and bushes along with prune an old olive tree in our front yard. They provided a fantastic service from our first quotation meeting through to the completed works.
We would highly recommend them to anyone.

Ari Karabatos

5.0
2020-02-25T01:34:36+00:00

Ari Karabatos

We had the team at DMS Tree company remove our boundary trees and bushes along with prune an old olive tree in our front yard. They provided a fantastic service from our first quotation meeting through to the completed works. We would highly recommend them to anyone.


Been very happy with the all-round service of DMS, having had them do a few commercial jobs for us now. Marc was very thorough in assessing our needs and finding solutions while Dana was very punctual in organising the works to suit our timetable and the crew did a great job





Wendy Ranke

5.0
2020-02-25T01:34:01+00:00

Wendy Ranke

Been very happy with the all-round service of DMS, having had them do a few commercial jobs for us now. Marc was very thorough in assessing our needs and finding solutions while Dana was very punctual in organising the works to suit our timetable and the crew did a great job
Marc was incredible! He was polite and professional. We got him to remove all the trees in the backyard and replace it with new lawn, it was so well done. I have a 6 months old baby and he was so considerate about the noise level and worked around bub’s sleeping time. I’d highly recommend DMS!

lessandra chee

5.0
2020-02-25T01:32:12+00:00

lessandra chee

Marc was incredible! He was polite and professional. We got him to remove all the trees in the backyard and replace it with new lawn, it was so well done. I have a 6 months old baby and he was so considerate about the noise level and worked around bub’s sleeping time. I’d highly recommend DMS!
My partner and I had quite a few yukkas removed from our garden by a gentleman named Marc and he was exceptional, he did a fantastic job and to this day no sign of them returning. He is extremely professional and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommend Marc or his company for any future work we needed.

Narei

5.0
2018-09-27T04:30:58+00:00

Narei

My partner and I had quite a few yukkas removed from our garden by a gentleman named Marc and he was exceptional, he did a fantastic job and to this day no sign of them returning. He is extremely professional and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommend Marc or his company for any future work we needed.
Much thanks to the boys at DMS tree company very professional ,top job, recommend and will be recommending DMS

Peter from Oakleigh

5.0
2018-04-04T09:47:19+00:00

Peter from Oakleigh

Much thanks to the boys at DMS tree company very professional ,top job, recommend and will be recommending DMS
Thanks for everything. The boys did the job brilliantly. Trees are all trimmed and the council appears to be happy, so thank you for everything.

Michael Smith from Richmond

5.0
2018-03-12T11:55:01+00:00

Michael Smith from Richmond

Thanks for everything. The boys did the job brilliantly. Trees are all trimmed and the council appears to be happy, so thank you for everything.
"Hi Dana I want to say what a great job you boys did today. They were on time and clean the area afterwards. Can you please pass this info on. I will be recommending your company to family and friends in the future. All the best”

Tony From Oakleigh

5.0
2018-02-26T08:41:57+00:00

Tony From Oakleigh

"Hi Dana I want to say what a great job you boys did today. They were on time and clean the area afterwards. Can you please pass this info on. I will be recommending your company to family and friends in the future. All the best”
“Thanks to Marc and his team. Very happy to recommend any time. It is a pleasure doing business with organised and professional people.”

Damien Tampling from Murrumbeena

5.0
2018-01-24T09:37:32+00:00

Damien Tampling from Murrumbeena

“Thanks to Marc and his team. Very happy to recommend any time. It is a pleasure doing business with organised and professional people.”

Very impressed with the fantastic service we have just received from DMS Tree removal. Dana was wonderful in her communication with us at all times and the boys were punctual and polite. The clean up was excellent with all tree debris removed from the site. As the area where the tree was removed from was quite small, Dana organised for a smaller grinder to be used to remove the stump which again was efficiently done. Would highly recommend using this company for tree removal and pruning. Thank you DMS!!


Christine, from Huntingdale

5.0
2017-12-19T05:11:37+00:00

Christine, from Huntingdale

Very impressed with the fantastic service we have just received from DMS Tree removal. Dana was wonderful in her communication with us at all times and the boys were punctual and polite. The clean up was excellent with all tree debris removed from the site. As the area where the tree was removed from was quite small, Dana organised for a smaller grinder to be used to remove the stump which again was efficiently done. Would highly recommend using this company for tree removal and pruning. Thank you DMS!!
Just wanted to say a big thank you for the prompt service ,coming on time ,cleaning up so professionally and doing a great job.I would recommend your company to anyone and by the way I have already .

Anne Graham, from Clayton

2017-12-07T05:40:47+00:00

Anne Graham, from Clayton

Anne Graham, from Clayton

Many thanks to you for all your coordination and especially to the guys on site for their great work in such trying heat, on a tight restricted site with a huge old sick tree. They did a fantastic job and left the yard all in order, neat and tidy. They are a great bunch of really good, jovial, hard workers.


Vivienne, from Toorak

2017-11-20T01:11:55+00:00

Vivienne, from Toorak

Vivienne, from Toorak
We have used DMS Tree Company on a number of occasions and have nothing but praise. They are always very prompt, professional and reliable. We have recommended them to all of our friends.

Heather, Malvern

2017-10-11T07:34:57+00:00

Heather, Malvern

We have used DMS Tree Company on a number of occasions and have nothing but praise. They are always very prompt, professional and reliable. We have recommended them to all of our friends.
Hi Marc

The guys were here at lunchtime and took down the tree, leaving the bare minimum stump which was fantastic. They cleaned up and also dropped off that fantastic Camphor Laurel mulch.

My Dad also dropped in this evening and told me you're heading off to his place on Wednesday.

Just wanted to say thanks a lot for everything, and will be in touch with you in the future.

Bernard and Julie, happy DMS customers

2017-10-11T07:33:56+00:00

Bernard and Julie, happy DMS customers

Hi Marc The guys were here at lunchtime and took down the tree, leaving the bare minimum stump which was fantastic. They cleaned up and also dropped off that fantastic Camphor Laurel mulch. My Dad also dropped in this evening and told me you're heading off to his place on Wednesday. Just wanted to say thanks a lot for everything, and will be in touch with you in the future.
Dear Marc. Thank you for your prompt response to the emergency, and the excellent service carried out.

Maggie, from Toorak

2017-10-11T07:32:23+00:00

Maggie, from Toorak

Dear Marc. Thank you for your prompt response to the emergency, and the excellent service carried out.
Hey mate.

Thanks so much your team were awesome !! They were incredibly polite, very respectful guys, they also did an amazing job !!

You have chosen your staff well. If I need another tree gone in the future we will be sure to call you again.

Tim, from Mount Waverley

2017-10-11T07:31:07+00:00

Tim, from Mount Waverley

Hey mate. Thanks so much your team were awesome !! They were incredibly polite, very respectful guys, they also did an amazing job !! You have chosen your staff well. If I need another tree gone in the future we will be sure to call you again.
Hello Marc. Just to let you know that Liam and Shane came to our house this morning to prune the trees and do a general clean up of the garden as discussed with you. They arrived right on time and have done a wonderful job which needless to say we are very pleased with. Thanks for the excellent service.

We will be in touch again for your service when more pruning needs to be done.


Marion, from Templestowe

2017-10-11T07:29:56+00:00

Marion, from Templestowe

Hello Marc. Just to let you know that Liam and Shane came to our house this morning to prune the trees and do a general clean up of the garden as discussed with you. They arrived right on time and have done a wonderful job which needless to say we are very pleased with. Thanks for the excellent service. We will be in touch again for your service when more pruning needs to be done.
Hi Marc,

Thank you, and your team, for a very professional job done. Safety in your line of work is paramount and was evident in all that you did.

Your firm was given the job because I was very impressed with your prompt attention, knowledge, and advice, you were local, and you are a small family company. I found you on the internet and like your website.

Jennifer (and Max), from Mount Waverley

2017-10-11T07:28:46+00:00

Jennifer (and Max), from Mount Waverley

Hi Marc, Thank you, and your team, for a very professional job done. Safety in your line of work is paramount and was evident in all that you did. Your firm was given the job because I was very impressed with your prompt attention, knowledge, and advice, you were local, and you are a small family company. I found you on the internet and like your website.
Hi Marc,

I just wanted to let you know what a fabulous job Liam and Shane did. I'm really pleased with the height of the trees now. I was so impressed with how hard the boys worked all day and what a great clean up job they did. They arrived on time and were a pleasure to deal with.

 

Emma, from Hampton

2017-10-11T07:27:22+00:00

Emma, from Hampton

Hi Marc, I just wanted to let you know what a fabulous job Liam and Shane did. I'm really pleased with the height of the trees now. I was so impressed with how hard the boys worked all day and what a great clean up job they did. They arrived on time and were a pleasure to deal with.  
Many thanks for coming and attending to the trees at home. When I got home, I was delighted with the work you and your team had carried out. As The Boss confirmed, she was very happy, and I am delighted with the job you have completed.

We will be very happy to have you back to repeat the exercise. We were delighted with the work you did.

 

Ron, from Murrumbeena

2017-10-10T10:22:48+00:00

Ron, from Murrumbeena

Many thanks for coming and attending to the trees at home. When I got home, I was delighted with the work you and your team had carried out. As The Boss confirmed, she was very happy, and I am delighted with the job you have completed. We will be very happy to have you back to repeat the exercise. We were delighted with the work you did.  
Extremely happy with the result, thanks very much for a great job. We will be using DMS Tree Company again and again!

Michael, from Glen Waverley

2017-10-10T10:05:48+00:00

Michael, from Glen Waverley

Extremely happy with the result, thanks very much for a great job. We will be using DMS Tree Company again and again!
Just a note to thank you very much for your great service. I appreciate your promptness in returning my initial call, my garden & courtyard look neat & tidy thanks to your efficient work in removing the tree stumps & paving the courtyard, plus removing all the debris.

I have no hesitation in recommending your services to my friends & wish you continued success in your business.

Genine, from Mentone

2017-10-10T10:05:39+00:00

Genine, from Mentone

Just a note to thank you very much for your great service. I appreciate your promptness in returning my initial call, my garden & courtyard look neat & tidy thanks to your efficient work in removing the tree stumps & paving the courtyard, plus removing all the debris. I have no hesitation in recommending your services to my friends & wish you continued success in your business.
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