TREE REMOVAL TULSA

TREE REMOVAL SERVICE

TREES BY JAKE is a Tulsa tree removal service.  We are large tree removal experts and specialize in complex and large tree removal, though we will remove trees of any size.  Tree removal can present a challenge and is a highly technical task that requires trained and qualified professionals.  Often times, tree removal involves trees that are next to or directly over a home or other property and it takes knowledge and skill as well as the right equipment and tools to properly and safely bring them down.

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FALLEN TREE REMOVAL

Unfortunately, sometimes a tree will need to be removed due to disease, location, or damage.  Trees that are structurally unsound and weak can pose a safety hazard and easily become completely uprooted or split in half from wind or topple over if the ground is soaked from rain and result in serious damage. Our tree removal company can remove both existing and fallen trees.

TREES BY JAKE has the proper tools and state of the art equipment to properly and safely handle any size tree removal in an efficient manner.  Our extensive range of professional equipment includes:

  • Grapple trucks capable of lifting logs up to 8,500 pounds.
  • Bucket trucks with a reach of up to 75 feet.
  • Ditch Witch mini skid steers with a lifting capacity of up to 2,000 pounds.
  • A Bandit wood chipper capable of taking logs up to 18 inches in diameter.
  • Vermeer stump grinders.
  • Multiple tool trucks and trailers.

During a removal, our Tulsa tree removal crew takes steps to ensure that no damage is done to surrounding property, including laying down plywood to protect landscaping if necessary.  Once the tree is down, the brush and logs are either hauled away with one of our grapple trucks or chipped using our Bandit wood chipper.  Tree removal can be messy, but the TREES BY JAKE crew will always leave your property in as good as condition, if not better, than when we arrived.  After a tree removal, we can also take care of grinding the stump and hauling away the stump chips that are left behind.

Safety is a priority when removing trees.  All of our equipment is regularly inspected and maintained and we adhere to all applicable industry standards, including those set by Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  Our entire crew also takes place in regular safety meetings.  We are also fully insured for both liability and workers’ compensation and will be happy to provide a Certificate upon request.

Tree Removing Process

LARGE TREE REMOVAL TULSA

When it comes to DIY projects around the house, tree removal, especially large tree removal, is one that should be left to the experts.  Unfortunately, there are many stories each year of homeowners being injured or killed attempting to remove a large tree on their own.  Large tree removals require a very specific set of skills, precision, and knowledge to bring them safely to the ground.

EXPERTISE

Large tree removals require a high level of expertise, experience, and knowledge and not every tree service is actually qualified or capable of removing large trees.  Tree removal is actually very complicated and technical and homeowners should look for a tree service with an ISA Certified Arborist to ensure that proper techniques and safety procedures are used. Knowledge of proper rigging, zip lining, and felling techniques is required.  Homeowners should also look for a tree service that works strictly on trees rather than hiring a company that offers tree services as one of its multiple services.  Tree services trim and remove trees day in and day out and are experts.  Trees that are located near or over homes or other property or trees with codominant (multiple) stems can be particularly challenging due to obstacles involved in bringing them to the ground.

SAFETY

Hiring a professional and qualified tree service ensures that the job is done safely.  Professional tree crews know how and where to cut, how to rig the limbs down without causing damage or injury and know how to properly use the tools and equipment required to get the job done.  Nearby hazards, such as a home, fence, or electrical line can create an obstacle and a professional tree service will know how to work around it safely.

INSURANCE

When hiring a tree service, homeowners should always ask for proof of insurance, both liability and workers’ compensation.  Liability insurance provides coverage in the event of property damage and workers’ compensation insurance covers medical and rehabilitation costs and wage replacement of employees if they’re injured on the job.  A tree service is NOT fully insured unless it carries BOTH liability and workers’ compensation.  A Certificate of Insurance should come from an insurance agent to ensure that the policies are current.

EQUIPMENT

Removing a large tree can result in quite a mess and there is a lot of brush, large logs, and debris left behind.  A tree service that is qualified to remove large trees will have the proper equipment to haul everything away and clean up properly.  Such specialized equipment can include a bucket truck to help provide access to the tree, a grapple truck to lift and haul large logs, a chipper to chip brush and other debris, and a mini skid steer to help move and load brush and logs.

Some trees, like extremely large trees with limited access or a little to no drop zone, may require a crane to safely remove.  If a tree does require a crane, it is extremely important that the tree service has experience rigging with a crane.

COST OF TREE REMOVAL

The cost of tree removal depends on a variety of factors, including the size, health, and location of the tree and the extent of the work completed.  Homeowners should expect to pay more for trees that are larger in size, are in declining health, or are difficult to access.  It is best to contact a tree service that specializes in large tree removal for an estimate.

LARGE TREE REMOVAL IN TULSA

If you are needing a large tree removed in Tulsa, contact TREES BY JAKE at 918-500-9955.  We specialize in removing large and complex trees and we are fully equipped to haul away and clean up the mess that is left behind after a large removal.  Our equipment includes bucket trucks, grapple trucks, a Bandit wood chipper, Ditch Witch mini skid steers, and Vermeer stump grinders.  Jake is a Tulsa ISA Certified Arborist and is one of Tulsa’s top tree climbers.  He has over ten years of experience in Tulsa tree removal, including crane removals.  Contact us for your free estimate today and don’t forget to check us out on social media on FacebookInstagramTwitter!

Our extensive range of professional equipment allows us to handle any size tree removal in an efficient manner.


TREE REMOVAL FAQs

How Much Does Tree Removal Cost?

The price of tree removal depends on various factors, including the size, health, and location of the tree, as well as the extent of the work completed.  It is best to have Jake, a Tulsa Certified Arborist take a look and provide an estimate.

How Long Does Tree Removal Take?

The time it takes to remove a tree depends on a variety of factors, including the size, health, and location of the tree, as well as the crew size and equipment required.  Trees that need to be climbed or are less accessible by equipment will typically take longer.

Can You Remove My Tree Even If A Bucket Truck Cannot Reach It?

Yes.  If your tree cannot be accessed with a bucket truck Jake and our crew will climb it.  All of our climbers use professional tree climbing harnesses and arborist ropes and tools and are properly trained in how to remove a tree.

What Will My Yard Look Like After A Tree Is Removed?

The TREES BY JAKE crew will always leave your property in as good as condition, if not better, than when we arrived.  We will take the proper precautions to protect all landscaping and/or yards if needed.

Can You Top My Tree?

Topping is the indiscriminate cutting of tree branches without regard to the health of the tree leaving behind a trunk with unsightly stubs instead of limbs or stems.  We follow all ISA guidelines and do not top trees as an alternative to tree removal as it can actually lead to the stress and decay of the tree and increase risks.  Often times, a proper trimming is all that is needed to help ensure the structure and safety of a tree.  In some cases, we can also install a tree cable to help provide structural integrity.

Does Your Price Include Hauling Away All Debris/logs And Cleanup?

Yes.  All of our estimates include haul away and cleanup unless otherwise requested.  We are happy to provide a quote to cut and leave only as some clients do prefer to handle the cleanup themselves to save on cost.


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We have about 20 trees on our lot, which all needed trimming. We also needed our favorite big tree removed since over the years it had suffered damage due to weather and age (it was fairly large on our lot when we built our house almost 40 years ago). TREES BY JAKE gave us a […]

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We selected TREES BY JAKE after receiving several bids for tree trimming and tree removal at our south Tulsa home. Jake responded quickly with a personal walk around and consult to determine what best served our needs. Jake and his crew were prompt, professional, and efficient, as well as the best price around. Jake even […]

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If our bucket trucks cannot reach a tree, Jake and our crew will climb it.  Jake is one of Tulsa’s top tree climbers and can skillfully remove trees that others cannot.  In fact, Jake’s tree climbing abilities have earned him the nickname Tree Monster.  He has over a decade of experience removing trees and uses different rigging, zip-lining, and felling techniques to safely and successfully remove a tree.  He is constantly learning and implementing the most up-to-date and advanced climbing techniques to provide efficient and affordable tree removal services.  In some cases, we will use a crane to remove a tree, though most trees can be removed without one.  Our crew is comprised of highly-trained tree professionals and no job is too big.


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