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Is Your Tree Specialist Certified?

Are you in need of tree work on your property? Are you looking for a professional to do the work? We want to share some information that can help you find a certified tree specialist. We also want to help you to better understand what a tree arborist is, and what they do. When looking for a tree arborist to assist you with your backyard project, you want to make sure they are certified, insured, and knowledgeable. Therefore, your tree specialist should also take care in performing any tree service in a way that helps to both keep the natural health and beauty of your trees and that takes the safety of your property into consideration. These credentials are important items to look for when researching tree removal service near me, or tree service near me.

What Is An Arborist?

Arborist definition: an arborist, tree surgeon, or arboriculturist, is a professional in the practice of arboriculture, which is the cultivation, management, and the study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants in dendrology and horticulture. (Cited from Wikipedia)

Keep in mind that the words tree specialist, tree arborist and tree surgeon are all interchangeable and are recognized in the industry as common terms when looking for a certified professional.

What Does An Arborist Do?

  • Tree removal
  • Tree pruning
  • Emergency tree care
  • Tree planting
  • Tree health
  • Stump removal

What Certifications Does A Tree Specialist Have?

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A tree arborist is trained in accordance with OSHA and ANSI. After three years of experience they may opt to become a Certified Arborist, a certification given by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Candidates must pass the ISA administered exam and they must provide documented experience as well as be re-certified every three years. If the tree specialist wishes, they can get additional certifications, such as Master Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Worker.

As a homeowner/business-owner you are most likely required by your insurance company to employ insured professionals. There are many dangers to hiring unlicensed contractors and/or DIY tree work. Safety is paramount when working with trees, and a professionally trained tree specialist will take the appropriate methods be sure to keep your trees and your property out of harm’s way.

At Red Cedar, we offer the following services:

  1. Tree Removal
  2. Stump Grinding
  3. Pruning & Maintenance Services
  4. Tree Planting
  5. Soil Managementcertified tree specialist
  6. Stump Removal
  7. Emergency tree removal services

Emergency Tree Removal Services Include:

  • Have trees growing into power lines
  • Have trees that are uprooting or leaning precariously
  • Are dealing with an insect infestation
  • Have dead trees on your property
  • Require limbs to be pruned or removed
  • Have trees that require dead wooding
  • Removal of trees that have fallen on home

Rest assured that at Red Cedar Arborists & Landscapers, your tree specialist is fully insured and certified by the ISA and trained in accordance with OSHA and ANSI.

Contact us today for your free consultation!