Tree Removal Tampa

Destructive natural disasters, unusual frost events, nameless and numerous thunderstorms, water damage incidents and sub tropical pest problems in the state of Florida each have the power to injure or kill your trees.

Countless destructive insects prevail in the Tampa Bay area including aphids, leaf-hoppers, tree boring and leaf boring beetles and leaf-feeding caterpillars. The most common pests in Florida are the 300+ species of aphids and the secondary infections of fungus and bacteria which they spread.

One bacterium which is particularly active in the Tampa Bay area at the moment is Texas Phoenix Palm Decline (TPPD). This attacks the iconic palm tree landscape of Florida, including the Sabal Palm and Cabbage Palm tree. Treatment is difficult because diagnosis is hard and the expensive application of antibiotics doesn’t always work.

An admittedly major but indispensable remedy to such causes of arboreal destruction in Tampa is simply the removal and clean disposal of the damaged tree. Removing trees is without a doubt a fundamental part of our business and we like to do it well which demands safety and cost-efficiency for local residential and business customers.

Arborist removing a palm tree

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Trees are really awesome

They cleanse our water, they oxygenate the air, they reduce intrusive noise and they slow down the rate of climate change. Trees also underpin biodiversity in our region due to the fact that they are host to many diverse flora and fauna types. The Arbor Day Foundation has stated in the recent past that an individual big tree will yield a day's supply of oxygen for as many as four people. They are certainly desirable concerning the planet Earth, our environment and they lift our spirits. Over 99.5% of the time they are only a benign presence in our life.

So exactly what's the point of tree removal? If trees are so beneficial why do we need this, the most major type of tree service?

All trees will die eventually as they are mortal

If a tree becomes infected, it loses its structural strength which compromises its capability to carry aloft several tons of timber and leaf, especially in a windy violent storm. Therefore when our company is asked to take a look at your trees as part of our removal service, our arborists typically check for the following irreversible weaknesses:

Incline - Should your tree begins to slant towards one single side where it was not slanting previously, this could identify a badly compromised tree. The problem may be more severe when accompanied by naked and/or sagging limbs with no leaves.

Root System - The health and well-being of the tree's roots is similarly significant for the well-being of the tree. If they indicate breakage or rot, then your tree is quite likely in jeopardy. Actual fungus sprouting from either the roots or maybe near the base of the tree trunk indicates dead wood. In the case that there is generally a good deal of fungus spread (mushroom-like protrusions), there will probably be no restoring the tree and it will drop quicker as opposed to in the distant future.

An uplift of ground about the roots suggests a partly uprooted tree. One single strong wind event could result in the tree collapsing, with some luck not on your property.

Sometimes, a tree can be healthy yet it still has to be removed. When planted too close to a house, a tree’s roots can become entwined with the building’s foundations and drainage system. To avoid further structural damage the tree has to be transplanted at high cost or removed and a replacement sapling or two planted further from the property.

Trunk - ground wood debris at the bottom of the trunk indicates that tree-boring pests are burrowing inside laying eggs. In this instance the deterioration will most likely happen unobserved. The tree will most likely become gradually but inexorably weaker from secondary diseases together with loss of structural integrity. After that it definitely will fall down.

Some other signs of problems may be noticed whenever the trunk has bark missing or fairly flaky bark. Our arborists check for holes and cracks within the trunk also, especially if fresh.

Rotten tree with a damaged trunk
Tree being removed with a crane

Tree Removal Service - the 6 moves to taking care of your non-viable tree

  1. Having received your request, our experts will certainly be more than happy to provide you with an outline related to optimal course of action for your tree. Our people will in addition supply you with a cost quote, for free. A trip to your house or property will be usually most ideal to completely comprehend the scope of works, most especially whenever removing trees.
  2. Shortly after you agree to our proposal, a jointly agreeable appointment will be set up between us so that our staff will be able to start the required job.
  3. There are local and also county rules governing how you can remove trees and which trees you can remove - check our section below for a very brief summary. In many cases tree extraction will demand a prior removal permit. Exceptions to this general principle do exist but you’ll have to wade through 11,000 pages of code for the city of Tampa alone to find them. Our company will be pleased to guide you through the maze of regulation, exemptions and exemption provisos. We always recommend that you verify the same direct with city hall to be on the safe side of the law.
  4. We pride ourselves on starting work on time. Our properly trained tree technicians will then start the removal work as carefully as possible.
  5. Our company will subsequently clear away your diseased or lifeless tree from your backyard and dispose of waste wood by means of re-cycling or reprocessing as necessary. If it’s a healthy tree you can keep some of the woodchips to mulch your various other garden shrubs and so reduce water charges in the years to come.
  6. Removing trees is not an inexpensive solution. But we can help reduce such one-off costs in the future. To save this money in the future, our team will look at other trees within your property and propose an affordable maintenance solution because a "a stitch in time saves nine!" For example, prudent tree trimming is going to make your trees safer in a violent storm by simply lowering their wind resistance as well as reducing the chance for the trees being blown over.

Emergency Tree Removal

The above steps are advisable in order to maximize your total satisfaction by using our work for you. Nonetheless, our company is able to fast-track parts of the 6-step method and responds more quickly in the event that there is an emergency. Thankfully, Tampa allows permit applications to take place after tree emergencies have been resolved, for example. Phone us and we will promptly outline the timing in your case together with our broad costs in order to complete sudden tree service. In squally weather, our lines may be busy on occasion but we will get round to you.

Tampa law for removing trees

Here in the city of Tampa, removing a tree necessitates you first secure formal permission most of the time for most trees. The rules are complicated and lengthy partly due to the various classifications of protected tree species, their sizes and the varying code applicable to each class. Most removal permits will spawn, new planting, replanting or transplanting requirements to maintain and grow the city’s tree canopy.

Exempt from permit requirements are certain invasive tree species and trees in specific hazardous situations, along with most trees planted on most single family and dual family lots. As previously stated, we are happy to guide you to approach the relevant city planning department for specific instruction. After all, they will be more familiar with their legislation than we can ever be.

Tree Removal Cost

Our business tries its best to hold our costs and also your bill as reasonably low as we are able. The prices can vary according to convenience of access, tree species, tree height and also overall size, the type of the problem with your tree and whether or not additional machinery such as a motorized crane is needed. Despite this, we won’t compete well with 'cheap' providers because our experts do not think that cutting corners in relation to safety, training, insurance coverage and licensing is the most beneficial approach to run a tree company. Instead, we firmly believe being fully insured and our staff thoroughly instructed is the most effective solution to prevent expensive damage to your dwelling and also to stop any potential liability against you, if ever there's an injury to any of our staff.

As a result, you are hopefully going to see our services to be well-considered, priced fairly and the removal done competently and safely. We can provide you some savings simply by allowing you the alternative to pick up debris after the tree has been removed, perhaps to use as fire wood. Our team is briefed to always leave your backyard tidy and debris-free in all cases.


Ring our company right now! Our staff would love to respond to your tree challenge.

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Tree Top Pros

3104 North Armenia Ave, Suite 2,

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 773-1166




Communities We Serve within Tampa

Tampa, Old Seminole Heights, Sun Bay South, North Tampa, Palma Ceia West, South Seminole Heights, Davis Islands, Hyde Park, Palmetto Beach, Ybor City, Beach Park, Temple Terrace, Port Tampa, Downtown, Riverfront District, Tampa Heights, Harbour Island, Cultural Arts District, Egypt Park, West Park, Drew Park, Clair-Mel City, Orient Park, Progress Village, MacDill Air Force Base, Lake Magdalene, Nowatney, Town 'N Country Park, Carrollwood, Goldstein, Mullis City, Citrus park, Spivey, West Chase, Temple Terrace Junction, University of South Florida

33647, 33604, 33611, 33612, 33610, 33607, 33629, 33603, 33606, 33605, 33609, 33617, 33616, 33602, 33614, 33619, 33621, 33613, 33615, 33618, 33624, 33625, 33626, 33634, 33635, 33637, 33690, 33620, 33633, 33650, 33651, 33655, 33660, 33661, 33662, 33663, 33664, 33601, 33608, 33622, 33623, 33630, 33631, 33646, 33672, 33673, 33674, 33675, 33677, 33679, 33680, 33681, 33682, 33684, 33685, 33686, 33687, 33688, 33689, 33694.


Cities We Serve from Tampa

Brandon, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Port Charlotte, North Port, Sarasota,
Bradenton, St. Petersburg, Largo, Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Lakeland, Spring Hill


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