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Harry M

Brunswick West VIC

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"Harry was on time and communicated well. He had all the required tools and also took all the green waste away. Overall the task was completed well b..."

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Warren R

Middle Park QLD

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"Arrived quickly on short notice and completed the task. Thanks."

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"Great work!!"

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Gareth D

Prospect SA

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"have released payment but am uncertain if work has been completed especially clearing the vacant block"

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"Mac did a great job, was very prompt, very polite, completed the job and cleaned up afterwards, highly recommend."

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Mark Z

St James NSW

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"Perfect job "

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Martinez J

Port Melbourne VIC

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"Fabulous. Really helpful Great communication. Highly recommend!! "

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Clay P

Brisbane City CBD QLD

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"Clay was great, highly recommended. He was very professional & friendly, great communication & got in and got the job done with absolutely no hassle a..."

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Recent Tree Removal reviews

"Kayne is a nice guy. Did a great job. "

Cut ivy and prune bushes

$45

"Dan did a really super job! He is totally lovely and hard working and we would thoroughly recommend him."

Dig holes to plant fruit trees

$105

"Ben is fantastic. Did a great job. Highly recommended. No need to say anything else. Thanks mate."

Removing a palm tree

$400

"Adam was very professional.. Offered great service and did a wonderful job. I would highly recommend Adam for any jobs. "

Cut and takeaway Yakkas

$50

"Arrived on time to the minute. Completed job quickly. No issues. Highly recommend "

Cut down 2 Cocus palms

$100

"All good. Did well with a tough job. Thanks 👍"

Removal and disposal of hedge

$300

What's the average cost of an Arborist

$100 - $296

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$160

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Have you got trees that are getting close to powerlines, or root systems affecting house foundations or paving? Or maybe a dying tree that’s dropping branches? It’s nice being surrounded by green and leafy trees, but sometimes growth or disease can cause issues for your property. When problems become too big, tree removal is the only solution.

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Top Tree Removal related questions

What are the benefits of hiring a tree removal service over doing it yourself?

Tree removal services have specialised equipment and safety training to ensure both people and property are protected during any tree maintenance or removal. Always hire a professional tree removal services for maximum safety and care of any surrounding plants. 

Are there any laws that affect tree removal?

There are often council regulations about removing trees from your property, and many removals will require council approval first. Councils will usually need an arborist report to determine whether to grant you an approval. 

What will happen to my tree after it’s removed?

Tree trunks and branches will generally be fed through a chipper or mulcher on-site for easy removal. The stump of your tree will remain unless you arrange for stump grinding or removal, and this should eventually die off.

How will my tree removalist protect surrounding property from falling branches and trunks?

Many tree removalists are also arborists. They can complete a comprehensive assessment of your property, including your trees’ proximity to your house, shed, and other structures They’ll recommend steps to ensure people and property remain safe at all times, including restricted access, barriers, and other measures.

Do tree removalists need any special certifications or qualifications?

There are no qualifications required to be a tree removalist, however an arborist (who usually works alongside tree removers) will have specialised qualifications. However, the industry is heavily and your tree removalist should have appropriate licensing and insurance.

How much does tree removal cost?

You can expect to pay between $100-$275 for tree removal on Airtasker. This price may vary depending on the size of the tree, its location, the complexity of the removal, and any specific services you require.

What does a tree removal service include?

Tree removalists are experienced in a range of services relating to removing and maintaining trees. Services they can help with include:

Tree removal

Need gum tree removal, palm tree removal, or another type of tree moved or removed? Tree removal is often considered a last resort in tree maintenance, and will usually only be done if other maintenance options aren’t suitable. A tree may need to be removed if it’s causing safety concerns, is diseased or dying, or causing damage to structures or underground pipes on your property. Your tree removalist may use a truck, a cherry picker, ladders, chainsaws, and even experienced tree climbers to help take the tree down and remove it from your yard.

Tree lopping

Tree lopping removes parts of a tree rather than removing the whole tree. In some cases, there may be large sections of the tree that have been damaged in a storm or bad weather. Or perhaps the tree is growing in a way that will obstruct power lines and other services. Most tree loppers will use a ladder, a chainsaw, and a pruning saw to remove the parts needed, before mulching or removing the leaves and branches. Note that it’s important to seek specialist advice and only hire an experienced tree lopper as incorrect tree lopping can cause an otherwise healthy tree to die. 

Pruning and maintenance

Gum trees and eucalyptus trees, as well as other tall trees often need pruning and maintenance to ensure they remain at a manageable and safe height. When they’re getting close to roofs and gutters (but especially power lines), it’s time to engage an expert to trim them. Trimming is also important to remove any diseased or dying branches to make sure they don’t fall and cause injury. Depending on the tree and branch size, your tree pruner will use either an electric chainsaw or a pruning saw, along with secateurs to trim back branches.

Stump grinding

Stump grinding is often required after a tree is removed to fully extract the stump or grind it lower than ground level. Your specialist will clear the area and move their stump grinding equipment into place before using the stump grinding blade to gradually bring the stump back below ground level. They’ll then cover it with soil. This is to ensure the tree won’t reshoot and grass can grow over it. Leaving a tree stump in the ground or untouched can attract termites and other pests. Plus, it will always sit in the way of landscaping attempts or leisure activities in your backyard. 

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Rear Garden Hedging

$180

Strathmore VIC, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Hedging. Ornamental Olive Trees x 2, Ornamental Japanesese Vibernum x 2, side fence hedge of Bush Christmas Syzygium 25 metres, tall Pittosporum trees. Remove green waste.

Cut down tree and remove wood

$50

Bentleigh East VIC, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Hi, I would like this tree cut down and the wood taken away. It’s not overly big as just two main limbs. Thanks

Wood chopping large chainsaw required

$350

Vaucluse NSW, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Chop wood in long thin lengths to fit in pizza oven and then put in tidy piles under house Review images to see scale of logs

Need a fallen tree removed

$30

Ormeau Hills QLD, Australia

9th Nov 2019

Had a tree fall down over the weekend due to winds. Needs someone with a Ute to come and remove it/take to the tip.

Super quick response and great job

Put fairy lights in tree

$80

St Kilda East VIC 3183, Australia

8th Nov 2019

6-8m tall Big ladder and some climbing involved.

Excellent. Professional, fast and very good at the job.

Tree removal and disposal

$300

Drewvale QLD, Australia

7th Nov 2019

7 mature Lilly Pilly trees to be cut off at ground level and taken to the dump. Will supply 3 x 100kg green waste council vouchers for Willawong resource recovery centre.

Adel and his coworker were prompt, friendly and very efficient . We are thrilled with the results. Thankyou for doing a wonderful job on such a hot day. 100% happy. Would highly recommend Adel and fellow workers.

Cut a 3mm groove into some pieces of wood

$50

Carlton North VIC, Australia

6th Nov 2019

I've got 9 meters of 9x9mm wood, and I need a 3x3mm groove cut longways down the centre of each. I made a start myself using a router (see photos attached), but it's taking ages... Need someone with a circular saw who can get the job done a lot faster.

Went above and beyond and did an amazing job

Trim back tree

$120

Moorooka QLD, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Removal of large branches. They need to be cut up and taken away. Proper tools and Ute required

Trees and stumps removal

$350

Stanmore NSW, Australia

10th Nov 2019

I require approx 7 garden trees of varying sizes / heights (approx 3 to 6 metres high) to be removed / mulched etc...thanks

Stump grind urgent. Need done today

$150

Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Stump grind jakaranda tree out today. Good access for machine.

Awesome job. Master of stump grinding. Thanks for coming on Sunday on short notice. Wouldn't recommend more . A++++

Dig tree stump out

$50

Kenmore QLD, Australia

9th Nov 2019

Small to medium sized tree stump needs to be dug out. I have dug all around the sides but needs digging out underneath and lifted out. Looking for someone available today please

Worked hard and prompt replies

Removal of fallen branch

$250

Brisbane QLD, Australia

8th Nov 2019

I have had a large tree branch fall, currently leaning on our boundary fence and laying in our yard and the neighbours yard. Are you available this weekend?

Very good service. Punctual, polite and quality work.

TRIM TREE INNER WEST

$75

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

6th Nov 2019

Need 1 metre taken off this tree + removal of waste. Must have own equipment.

Henrique was great - friendly, efficient and did a great job. Would recommend.

I need tree removal services

$250

Tootgarook VIC, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Backyard tree overhanging over verandah needs to be removed. It's about 30cm wide at the bottom and about 2 stories high approximately.

Tree Lopping

$250

Bridgeman Downs QLD, Australia

10th Nov 2019

I have attached 2 photos 1. Photo With Shed on the Left. There are trees beside the shed. They are shading the solar panels on the shed. I need these trees cut to a level about half a metre below the gutter. 2. In the same photo to the right are trees in the rock retaining wall. These need about 1 to 2 metres cut off the top. 3. Photo With Swimmimg Pool These trees need about 1 to 2 metres cut off the top. All rubbish to be removed.

Palm tree pruning and removal of waste

$160

Kensington Park SA, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Hi Gareth, I still require the job to be done. Thank you for your quote. Would you be prepared to undertake for $160? Kind regards

Tree trimming and removal

$120

Mawson Lakes SA, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Two tree lined fences. Need these trees trimmed back to just above the fence line at the top and also trimmed back on the sides. There is a bird nest in one side and we would like that to be removed too.

Amazing job and efficient! Thanks so much and I would not hesitate to use Nick again!

Help With Plant Potting x 1hr

$50

Armadale VIC 3143, Australia

9th Nov 2019

Hi I need help removing old dead box hedge and roots from big plant pot. Tried myself but think need a shovel! Also take out an old almost dead Yakka from medium pot. Will get potting mix and need help potting 2 new plants.

Thank you, prompt and efficient!!

Remove and mulch tree branches

$120

Frankston VIC, Australia

7th Nov 2019

I need some tree branches and tree pieces removed, or chipped. Photos as attached. Can be done at anytime. Access via driveway for a chipper/ mulcher.

Ron was great. Very helpful and speedy. Got the job done quickly and cleaned up well!! Top notch.

Trees cut down

$200

Sunshine West, Victoria, Australia

6th Nov 2019

I’m looking for someone to cut down, remove 3 trees and stumps from my front yard.

Tolu actually surprised me with how professional, neat and tidy his work is. Will definitely hire this service again 👍

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