Tree Removal

Reno Tree Removal Services

Safe, Responsible Services from a Certified Team

At American Arborists, we believe that removing a tree should only be the last resort. While no one wants to see a large, beautiful tree cut down, sometimes poor health, disease, instability, and lack of space make tree removal necessary. When you need tree removal in Reno or the nearby areas, turn to our trusted, ISA-Certified Arborists.

We’ve been serving our community since 2007, offering top-quality tree services. We will only recommend tree removal services after exploring all other options and treatments. Once the decision to take down a tree has been made, we work hard to ensure that the process is safe, effective, and reliable.

Signs It’s Time to Trim or Remove a Tree

One of the best ways to find the signs that tell you it’s time to cut down a tree is to do a regular inspection of your trees. You need to take note of the overall condition of the plants. How do they look? What color are their leaves? Are any of the limbs broken? Answering these questions will help you find out the current condition of your trees. Of course, you also need to look for signs, those that tell you that a tree is in trouble. In particular, it is important to take note of the following:

  • A Damaged Trunk: If there are cracks and signs of decay everywhere, particularly on the main trunk area, chances are your tree may already be compromised and damaged. Mushrooms sprouting at the base of the tree confirm the presence of decay. If this is the case, your best action is to remove the tree. However, if the damaged area is small, there’s nothing to worry about as this can be corrected and the wounded area can be healed. In most situations, the damage is not permanent and can be reversed.
  • Changes in the Color of the Leaves: If the leaves are discolored, your tree is definitely not in the peak of health. It can be suffering from a disease or it may already be dying. For situations like this, the ideal thing to do is have the tree removed with the help of a licensed and professional arborist.
  • Changes in the Shape of the Tree: Closely observe the tree. Are they any changes in its shape or form? If you notice that its shape is abnormally skewed (think of a tree with poor posture), the tree will have to be removed. Trees that are deformed are not structurally sound.
  • Bark Cracks and Tree Cankers: Look at the bark of the tree and determine if there are cracks. If you see some, it means your tree is sick and may need the attention of an Arborist. In addition, the presence of tree cankers is also an indication that something is wrong with your tree. Not cutting down a tree like this will lead to more problems for you. A diseased tree will pose as a hazard; its compromised structure can eventually make it fall down easily.
  • Weak Branches: A tree with weak branches is dangerous because it can cause physical danger. The branches can fall off without warning. Trees like this definitely need to be removed. This is also the reason why, most of the time, trees that are leaning too much can be a danger.
  • Other Signs You Need to Consider: If there are physical structures near the tree (e.g. a house, a roof, or an electric post), it has to be cut off. Lastly, a tree that stands near a body of water has weak roots, so it should be removed.

Learn more about our Reno tree removal services; call us at (775) 352-4241 to schedule a consultation with our team!

How Our Reno Tree Removal Services Work

While we strive to always preserve the health and life of our community’s trees, we realize that sometimes, removal is the most sensible option. In other situations, you may be dealing with an unsightly tree stump that was leftover from tree removal and it is causing damage to your property.

At American Arborists, it’s our goal to plant more trees than we remove, which is why our tree removal services typically include recommendations for a replacement. No matter your unique situation, our tree removal experts work directly with you to find a custom solution.

Our Tree Removal Services Approach:

  • Safe, Responsible Tree Removal: Cutting down a mature tree, whether it is healthy or diseased, is fraught with dangerous potential. Inexpert hands and eyes combined with unprofessional equipment and off-the-cuff planning can result in personal injury, property damage, and other serious repercussions. Taking a tree down safely and effectively requires specialized equipment, expert knowledge, and a plan that considers every possibility while guarding against property damage and personal harm. Our ISA-Certified Arborist will be able to handle the process from start to finish, and we are fully bonded and insured for your peace of mind.
  • Complete, Effective Tree Stump Remediation: The unsightly stump left by a felled tree can be an unattractive eyesore. If left unattended, stumps can slowly rot away, leading to sunken areas in your yard, insect infestations, and unwanted wildlife. Our tree stump removal process involves complete stump eradication. The final step to removing a tree sump involves powerful grinders that take the remains of a tree down past ground level so grass can grow over the top and leave your lawn uninterrupted.
  • Practical, Planned Replanting: We strive to reduce the total number of tree removals in our communities by consulting with property owners at the planning stages. When a tree does have to be removed, however, we recommend replacing it with a young tree that will fit the space, harmonize with existing landscaping, and provide the desired aesthetic. Our team can help you determine what type of tree is best for the vacant spot, consult with you about replacement tree care, and set you on the right path for healthy, long-lasting trees.

5 Things To Look For In A Tree Removal Service Company

  • Are they Arborists? - We are not only the premier Reno tree removal service, but our arborists arrive on time, have all of the necessary equipment, and are fully capable to take care of your tree services.
  • Certifications - We are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture to handle consultations, trimming, and tree removal services.
  • Awards and Accolades - Providing tree removal services has brought us the kind of recognition businesses dream of. We've received the Angie's List Super Service Award 5 times.
  • Coupons - We want to make sure that our tree removal service is attainable by the masses, so we offer coupons that you can browse at your leisure here.
  • Their portfolio - We know that a picture is worth a thousand words, so if you want to see our arborists in action, you can view our Photo Gallery here.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed By Our Reno Tree Removal Arborists

When you need tree stump removal, you can trust our certified team. We offer extensive diagnostic research to confirm the necessity of a tree’s removal, along with safe, reliable removal services. Our arborists rely on powerful tree removal equipment, including 65-foot aerial lifts, specialty rigging systems, and aggressive stump grinders. Most of all, we have the knowledge and expertise to ensure the complete safety of your property throughout the removal process.

Interested in our tree removal service? We also serve the surrounding communities. Contact American Arborists at (775) 352-4241 today to find out how we can help!

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Why Get American Arborists on the Job?
  1. Our licensed arborists are up-to-code with safety procedures.
  2. We stand behind our work, finishing jobs on time and on budget.
  3. Call for estimates in the Reno & Sparks area.
  4. Your 100% satisfaction is our #1 guarantee.
  5. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  6. Our team specializes in all things trees!
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