Q. What insurances are necessary for a tree service company?

It is crucial that your tree care company include liability insurance and workers compensation insurance.  Most landscaping companies do not have the necessary insurance (they do not cover workers climbing higher than 8 feet), so this is definitely something to ask for when evaluating companies.

Q. My Tree is very large, can you still remove it from my property?

Of course! Our highly trained professionals have been working in the tree removal business for many years and are well versed in the procedures for safely removing large trees from properties.  Our process takes trees down section by section, reducing potential harm to people and property.  If you have any more questions please call us and discuss your exact needs, we’ll be happy to provide you will a full quote.

Q. When/How Often Should I Prune My Trees?

Tree pruning and trimming is important to do at least once a year.  Studies show that taking regular care of your trees can actually save money compared to avoiding the work for long periods of time.  If properly cared for, trees are much less likely to break, collapse or cause damage to property.  Additionally they are more likely to increase the property value of your home.

Q. What is a “stump grinder” and why should I grind my stumps?

A stump grinder is a machine specifically designed to grind a tree stump into mulch.  It grinds the stump down below ground level, which can then be covered with soil or sod.  There are many benefits to stump removal, include the obvious aesthetics (makes your yard look better), and safety (tripping over a stump can be dangerous).

Q. Is Stump Removal included with tree removal?

Stump removal required much additional labor as well as specialized equipment, so we cannot offer it along with tree removal, however we do offer package rates.  Please call and let us know your exact needs and we can provide a customized quote for you.

Q. My Tree is not accessible from a truck, will that be a problem?

Our fully trained professionals are expert climbers and can access trees without the need for a bucket truck.  Please call Rhode Island Tree Care and let us know your exact needs so that we can provide a customized quote for you.

Q. What is a certified arborist?

Arborists are tree care specialists who are trained to provide full care to trees, shrubs and plants.  Certified arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).