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The Best Tree Services in Tampa FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Tree care companies in Tampa FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the tree services proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, that carry liability insurance for your protection, who use only employees verified legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for residential and commercial tree services in Tampa FL, including tree trimming, tree pruning, tree removal, stump removal, stump grinding, tree doctors, arborists, tree moving, tree services for apartment complexes, office complexes and office buildings, retail complexes and malls.

 

Updated September 21, 2017

 The TOP 10 Tree Care Services in Tampa FL

Acorn Services, Inc
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(727) 586-1566
1727 12th St SE
Largo, FL 33771
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Areas Served: Greater Tampa Area, incl. Hillsborough County & Tampa FL
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Independent Tree Service Inc
19710 Amazon Basin Bnd
Lutz, FL 33559

Areas Served: Riverview FL,Tampa FL,Hillsborough County FL,Keystone FL,Orient Park FL,Brandon FL
Services: tree care contractors for all tree care & tree services incl trimming,shaping,pruning

Advanced Trimming & Cutting
1504 W Meadowbrook Ave
Tampa, FL 33612

Areas Served: Riverview FL,East Tampa FL,Sun City Center FL,Hillsborough County FL,University FL
Services: tree bracing, tree care, tree shaping, tree pruning, tree topping, tree relocation

JA Weaver's Jaws Tree Service
PO Box 130175
Tampa, FL 33681

Areas Served: Town n Country FL,Temple Terrace FL,Brandon FL,Leto FL,Tampa FL,Riverview FL,Valrico
Services: tree trimming, pruning, topping, shaping, tree relocation, tree removal, tree care

Gulf Coast Tree Care Inc
PO Box 778
Valrico, FL 33595

Areas Served: Tampa FL,Carrollwood FL,Town n Country FL,Lutz FL,Hillsborough County FL,Riverview FL
Services: local tree services for all tree care incl. pruning, shaping, tree removal

Brandon Tree Design Co
4118 S Kings Ave
Brandon, FL 33511

Areas Served: Tampa Florida,Lake Magdalene FL,Hillsborough County FL,Egypt Lake FL,Brandon Florida,
Services: tree services, tree pests, tree removal, stump removal, tree trimming, tree pruning

Mid-Florida Tree Service
11704 Jackson Rd
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Areas Served: Brandon FL,Hillsborough County FL,Bloomingdale FL,Tampa FL,Gibsonton FL,University FL
Services: tree care services incl. tree pruning, tree trimming, tree moving, tree removal

M&M Tree Service
6009 Eleanor Dr
Tampa, FL 33634

Areas Served: Hillsborough County FL,Northdale FL,Brandon FL,Carrollwood Village FL,Town n Country
Services: tree service contractors for tree care incl. trimming, pruning, tree care

The Best Tree Services in Tampa FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 


The state of Florida doesn't require any state license of tree contractors in Tampa FL so there's no state standard for competency and reliability among tree services (though a state license is required if they are to apply pesticides).  Similarly, the state doesn't require that tree care services in Tampa FL first show the state proof of workers' comp insurance or liability insurance and both are critical to you. If an employee of theirs were injured on your property and the tree contractors don't have workers' comp, you will be held liable. Similarly if any accidental damage occurs to your property and the tree care company doesn't have liability insurance, you can be held responsible.

So there's no guarantee that any particular tree care company in Tampa FL is even competent, is doing business honestly, delivering value, or satisfying their customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all contractors for tree care in Tampa FL who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified worker's comp and liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.




Some Tree Services in Tampa FL Are More Competent Than Others

In Florida, anyone can call themselves a tree care company or put themselves out there for tree pruning and tree trimming services in Tampa. Unfortunately, tree trimming done by the many inexperienced tree services is done without a sufficient knowledge as an arborist and hurts or even kills your trees by being done inproperly so as to stress the tree into sickness, or creating an opening to infection and tree pests.   The best tree trimming services understand the biology and lifecycle of your trees so they know what not to prune, and how to trim trees or remove branches in a way that leaves your tree healthy.

Other tree care companies might have sufficient knowledge but lack the equipment, experienced staff, and organizational capability to properly and cost effectively perform commercial tree services for properties such as large apartment complexes, office complexes and office buildings, retail complexes and malls, as well as be able to perform for municipal tree services (for city governments).  Qualified commercial tree care services will be able to demonstrate previous experience for specific clients of those exact types before undertaking your commercial tree care services in Tampa FL.






Tree services in Tampa FL perform tree services such as tree pruning, tree removal, stump removal or stump grinding, and tree or limb guying.  

After heavy rains or high winds, your trees can suffer. Limbs litter the yard and can get tangled in power lines. Aside from the unattractive appearance and cleanup associated with the aftermath of a storm, there may also be serious dangers involved. Large tree limbs need to be removed from your roof and anything near power lines must be carefully extracted by a professional tree company.

If you've found yourself in this situation, it's imperative that you contact a local tree service contractor or arborist. With special tree service equipment and thoroughly trained employees, the best tree companies can safely remove or trim precariously positioned limbs so you don't have to climb a ladder and risk breaking your neck.

Even without a storm, trees often need trimming or treatment for disease. Again, a professional tree service or certified arborists will help.

Tree Service Companies in Tampa FL Perform Numerous Services

There are many tree-related problems that only professional tree services can remedy. It's usually not advisable to attempt to resolve these issues yourself, particularly with dangerously dangling limbs or anything near power lines. Therefore, services for tree removal or tree trimming are essential.

Before starting any procedures (including emergencies), most tree services assess the situation in its entirety with aerial inspection, hazard evaluation, structural analysis and consultation. Once the situation has been fully inspected, tree surgeons or tree arborists may decide to perform tree shaping, tree trimming, tree pruning, topping, tree transplantation, tree bracing, root zone fertilization, height reductions, crown reductions, tree repair, or hopefully, tree preservation.

The tree services in Tampa FL can also perform the appropriate forms of vegetation management at your request, such as lot clearing, disease management, stump removal, dead wood removal, ivy removal, blackberry removal, or poison oak removal. Tree services in Tampa approach the problem in different manners, including cabling, portable milling, crane service, or climbing spikes, the latter being potentially hazardous to a living tree. You should inquire about these techniques before hiring tree services. If the risk associated with the procedure is minimal, some tree services will even rent some of their equipment for your personal use, such as stump grinders and heavy equipment.

Tree services are also trained to attend to various potentially problematic situations, such as fire road maintenance, regular clearance for fire safety, construction damage prevention, sudden oak death, spraying, weed control, insect and disease suppression, and other preventive maintenance. Tree services throughout Tampa will also repair storm damage with removal, limbing, wind damage repair and view restoration. If you're concerned about preserving clippings, some tree services re-use or sell removed vegetation in the form of wood chipping, brush chipping, or firewood. Some tree services in Tampa have a certified tree arborist on staff for reports or consultation, and adhere to tree service industry standards.

Tree Services in Tampa FL are Properly Stocked with the Best Tree Service Equipment

Tree contractors in Tampa are equipped with specialized tools to efficiently remove dangerous branches or restore the appearance of overgrowth. They employ pole tree pruners, chainsaws, aerial lifts, chippers, or stump grinders for all of your tree removal needs.

Some Tree Services in Tampa FL Are A Better Value Than Others

The Prime Buyer's Repot lists these tree services in Tampa FL: Acorn Services, Inc, Brandon Tree Design Co, Mid-Florida Tree Service, Gulf Coast Tree Care Inc, Advanced Trimming & Cutting, M&M Tree Service, JA Weaver's Jaws Tree Service, Independent Tree Service Inc. Other tree services in Tampa FL that might still be in business include: Paynes Tree & Hauling Service Inc Riverview FL. Didn't find what you wanted with the TOP 10 Tree Care Services in Tampa? Then click here to see additional companies in this category.

 

 

Questions To Ask Tree Services in Tampa FL 



When it comes to tree services in Tampa FL, ask these questions about the abilities, experience, and credentials of tree contractors you're considering hiring:

• How long have they been providing tree services in Tampa FL? (Different regions have their own unique soil conditions and weather that will effect choices in tree care methods. The length of experience doing tree care in your location specifically shows familiarity with these aspects.)

• How many tree services have they done similar to yours, in terms of size of job, residential versus commercial, tree pruning versus tree removal, etc.?

• Can the tree contractor give you names and numbers of customers who had similar tree services done who you can call as references? (All tree care companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Do they use tree spikes or do they use lifts? (Spikes might damage living trees you wish to keep.)



• What is their safety record when it comes to tree removal or using cranes to lift trees close to homes?



• Can the tree care company vouch that all employees sent to your property are legal to work in the U.S.? (All tree services in Tampa FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)

• How will they determine pricing?



• Will the tree companies provide a written estimate?



• Will the tree contractor show you proof of active workers' compensation and liability insurance? (All tree care companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


• Does the tree contractor provide a written warranty for their labor or for new trees they install?



• Will permits be needed? If so, will the tree contractors be responsible for getting them or do they leave that up to you?




When you've chosen the best tree contractors in Tampa FL for your specific needs, make sure they are properly licensed by your county or city if such is required, since there is no state license required for tree care in Tampa FL. (All tree care companies in Tampa FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their city or county license (if required by law), verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)
 


 

 

Resources About Tree Services in Tampa FL 


Licensing & Trade Associations for Tree Services in Tampa FL

ACT Association of Certified Container Tree Growers www.actgrowers.org
AFPO American Forest and Paper Organization (http://www.afandpa.org/)
ASCA American Society of Consulting Arborists (http://www.asca-consultants.org/)
BBB Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.com/)
Florida Department of Agriculture www.florida-agriculture.com
FFA Florida Forest Association www.floridaforest.org
FCTA Florida Christmas Tree Association www.agrilicious.org/Florida-Christmas-Tree-Association
INFC International Network of Forests and Communities (http://www.forestsandcommunities.org/)
International Palm Society www.palms.org
ISA International Society of Arboriculture (http://www.isa-arbor.com/)
Florida ISA www.floridaisa.org
NTT National Tree Trust (http://www.treetures.com/)
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/)
RPGA Roots Plus Growers Association www.rootsplusgrowers.org
Society of Municipal Arborists www.urban-forestry.com
TCIA Tree Care Industry Association (http://www.natlarb.com/) 


Media & Web Resources About Tree Care in Tampa FL
Arb Climber Magazine www.arbclimber.com
Tree Care Industry Magazine
Tree News Magazine
Tree Services Magazine www.treeservicesmagazine.com
Florida Arborist Newsletter www.floridaisa.org/news.php




The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Tree Care in Tampa FL within the following zip codes:

33511, 33559, 33584, 33602, 33685, 33605, 33549, 33569, 33579, 33629, 33694, 33572, 33688, 33613, 33674, 33583, 33637, 33603, 33634, 33596, 33611, 33646, 33508, 33601, 33625, 33647, 33617, 33527, 33687, 33684, 33607, 33558, 33534, 33548, 33565, 33622, 33586, 33570, 33503, 33509, 33620, 33568, 33677, 33578, 33612, 33566, 33623, 33575, 33571, 33675, 33563, 33573, 33550, 33598, 33609, 33606, 33673, 33619, 33682, 33624, 33689, 33547, 33626, 33614, 33594, 33635, 33595, 33615, 33567, 33610, 33616, 33618, 33592, 33510, 33621, 33604, 33681 and 33679



The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Tree Services in Tampa FL within the following cities:

Gibsonton, Westchase, Tampa, Cheval, Citrus Park, Mango, Riverview, Temple Terrace, Clair Mel, Town n Country, Brandon, Bloomingdale, Egypt Lake, Palm River, Lutz, Fish Hawk, Plant City, University, Lake Magdalene, Lake Fern, Northdale, Apollo Beach, Keystone, Valrico, Leto, Sweetwater Creek, Sun City Center, Carrollwood, Ruskin, East Tampa, Thonotosassa, Carrollwood Village and Orient Park




Arborists Tree Services Brandon FL

American Arborists Brandon FL 33511-7565
Brandon Tree Design Brandon FL 33511-7769
Panorama Tree Service Brandon FL 33511-4707
Will Cut Tree Service Brandon FL 33509-1754

 

Arborists Tree Services Dover FL

Staggs Tree Service Nursery Dover FL 33527-4726

 

Arborists Tree Services Gibsonton FL

Beaver's Tree Service Gibsonton FL 33534-5637
Charles Keller Tree Service Gibsonton FL 33534-4800

 

Arborists Tree Services Lutz FL

Affordable Tree Service Lutz FL 33548-1987
Bill Harris Tree Service Lutz FL 33549-3652
Independent Tree Service Lutz FL 33682-2069

 

Arborists Tree Services Plant City FL

Antioch Stump Removal Plant City FL 33565-3140
B&G Tree Service Plant City FL 33565-5386
Dean & Carol Tree Service Plant City FL 33566-8589
JJ Tree Service Plant City FL 33563-1743
Lugo's Nursery Plant City FL 33567-3619
MSA Tree Service Plant City FL 33565-3557
Plant City Tree Farm Plant City FL 33565-3736
Robert Smith Tree Service Plant City FL 33565-5614
Trees Inc Plant City FL 33563-2900

 

Arborists Tree Services Riverview FL

Paynes Tree Service Riverview FL 33578-3908
Turner's Tree Service Riverview FL 33578-7545
Two Dogs Tree Service Riverview FL 33578-4836
Cynthia Wood Tree Services Riverview FL 33569-6241

 

Arborists Tree Services Ruskin Fl

Bayside Tree Service Ruskin FL 33570-4576
Juan's Tree Service Ruskin FL 33570-5231

 

Arborists Tree Services Seffner FL

All American Tree Care Services Seffner FL 33583-2234
Brandon Tree Service Seffner FL 33584-4826
Daryl's Tree Service Seffner FL 33583-1115
Sonny's Tree Service Seffner FL 33584-5726
Top Gun Tree Service Seffner FL 33584-3219

 

Arborists Tree Services Tampa FL

AA Unique Tree Specialist Tampa FL 33614-3619
AT & E Tree Services Tampa FL 33615-2621
AAA Tree Service Tampa FL 33618-1704
Advanced Trimming & Cutting Tampa FL 33612-7316
AK Tree Service Tampa FL 33615-4712
Allstate Tree Service Tampa FL 33619-3653
Arbor Bay Tree Service Tampa FL 33679-8281
Armored Tree Service Tampa FL 33616-1007
Bluegill's Tree Service L LC Tampa FL 33618-1538
CMB Tree Services Tampa FL 33604-1006
Dangling Dan's Tree Service Tampa FL 33611-4941
Dean & Carol Tree Service Tampa FL 33610-9424
Hollywood's Tree Services Tampa FL 33611-3425
JA Weaver's Jaws Tree Service Tampa FL 33681-0175
Joe's Tree Service Tampa FL 33612-4006
M&M Tree Service Tampa FL 33634-6315
Mango Tree House Tampa FL 33618-3918
Moore & Smith Tree Care Tampa FL 33647
Omega Tree Service Tampa FL 33614-1514
P&R Tree Services Tampa FL 33614-7042
Palm City Tree Farm Tampa FL 33615-1340
Phase 4 Tree Specialists Tampa FL 33613-1722
Pro Tree Specialists Tampa FL 33681-0373
Summers Tree Service Tampa FL 33619-4010
Sunscape Nursery Tampa FL 33635-9512
T&E Tree Service Tampa FL 33615-2621
Tampa Tree Trimming Tampa FL 33635-5919
Tarzan's Tree Service Tampa FL 33629-8337
Tree Logic Tampa FL 33619-4354
Tree Mart Tampa FL 33612-4461
Tree Trimming Express Tampa FL 33603-2609
Who's Tree Service Tampa FL 33524-0733
Willies Tree Services Tampa FL 33625-3728

 

Arborists Tree Services Thonotosassa FL

Housemart Tree Service Thonotosassa FL 33592-3527
Medallion Tree Farms Thonotosassa FL 33592-3402
Mid-Florida Tree Service Thonotosassa FL 33592-2904

 

Arborists Tree Services Valrico FL

Advanced Tree Service Valrico FL 33596-5737
Gulf Coast Tree Care Valrico FL 33595-0778
Quality Tree Service Valrico FL 33594-3305

 

Arborists Tree Services Wimauma FL

K&C Tree Service Wimauma FL 33598-2200
T&T Tree Service Wimauma FL 33598-5209


 

 

 

 

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Tree Care Services in Tampa serving Gibsonton, Westchase, Tampa, Cheval, Citrus Park, Mango, Riverview, Temple Terrace, Clair Mel, Town n Country, Brandon, Bloomingdale, Egypt Lake, Palm River, Lutz, Fish Hawk, Plant City, University, Lake Magdalene, Lake Fern, Northdale, Apollo Beach, Keystone, Valrico, Leto, Sweetwater Creek, Sun City Center, Carrollwood, Ruskin, East Tampa, Thonotosassa, Carrollwood Village and Orient Park

 

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Questions To Ask Tree Services in Tampa FL


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