Who are Tree Care Professionals
Arborists are tree professionals that are licensed and
certified. However, there isn’t a single license or certification that covers
arborists so it can a little harder to identify and recognize a professional
arborist. Membership in any related professional organizations is a good sign
that an arborist is a professional. Certification by e International Society of
Arboriculture (ISA) is also a good sign. Other tree care professionals may or
may not be certified by you should be able to do reference checks.
An arborists or tree care professional is experienced in
many in tree care aspects. That includes planting trees, fertilizing, caring
for, transplanting, managing pests, removing trees, and diagnosing diseases.
If you are wondering where to find an arborist you can check
online, in the phone directory, with friends or family, and with co workers.
Ask your neighbors who they use for their tree care and whether they are happy
with their services. Don’t hire anyone who shows up at your door offering their
services. This often occurs after a storm and you need to be aware that they
are only looking to make a quick buck in most cases.
Make sure the arborist or tree care professionals have the
necessary equipment to do the job you need done. Some companies may specialize
but most will offer a full range of tree care services. Make sure that they are
prepared to do the job at hand. That means they may need a wood chipper, chain
saw, hand tools, etc.
It is important that you choose an arborist or tree care
profession that you will be happy with. That means you need to check around.
You need to ask for references and follow up on those. In addition make sure
that you get an estimate. That way you can compare similar companies and also
make the right decision financially.