Tree Removal in Guilford, CT

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Tree Cutting & Removal With Safety In Mind

When a tree becomes a safety hazard, sometimes it is necessary to cut it down. While we do our best at Family Tree Care to save trees when possible, tree removal in Guilford is not uncommon. We take all of the critical precautions to protect you, your family, and your property from the risk that comes with a dangerous job like felling a tree. Our talented, trained climbers perform the tree removal deftly, efficiently returning your property to a safe state.

We frequently work with trees that are too close to structures and pathways, like buildings, wires, and roads, acquiring the proper permits and using the best tools for the job. In Guilford, CT and all other towns and boroughs in Connecticut, we have a tree warden, a local official who is in charge of resourcing and regulation for trees on and affecting town property. As tree service professionals licensed by the state of Connecticut, we are well-equipped to abide by the specific local codes in each of the cities we serve when removing trees.

For more information about tree removal in Guilford, read on or contact us at 203-902-3639! We are happy to answer your questions or schedule an appointment for a free estimate.

Commonly Asked Questions About Tree Removal

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about tree removal in Guilford, CT and beyond.

Should my tree be removed?

There are many signs that a tree should be removed. Only an arborist or tree care professional can properly advise you on whether or not a tree removal is necessary. Here are some common reasons for removal:

Are there ways to save a sick or dying tree?

Yes! Many trees with early signs of disease can be saved. Some diseases impacting trees in Connecticut, like anthracnose diseases, which are common in ash, oak, maple, and sycamore trees, are primarily aesthetic and can be controlled if caught early. It’s always best to consult with a professional before jumping to the worst possible conclusion about your trees. Pruning and the strategic removal of the blight or infected area can do wonders to bring your tree back to health.

What should I do if I’m worried about a tree falling?

Call Family Tree Care immediately at 203-902-3639 to schedule emergency tree service. We will set up an appointment to evaluate your tree and determine the urgency of the risk. As always, we will do our best to save your tree if possible, but if it is leaning precariously, we will likely need to perform a tree removal in Guilford, CT.

How does tree removal work?

Tree removal is not a DIY job. Legally, a licensed professional must take care of cutting down trees in Connecticut. Our process at Family Tree Care for tree removals in Guilford and the surrounding areas is relatively simple:

What impact will tree removal have?

Removing trees can have both a positive and negative impact on the environment. Sometimes, a tree carries a deadly disease or insect infestation. In these cases, removing the tree may be an important step in saving other trees in Guilford.

However, cutting down trees without replacing them also can negatively affect the local ecosystem and is cause for broader environmental concern. Learn more about how we combat these negative effects with details about our sustainability initiatives.