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Most trees grow in similar ways, but very few trees live in the same environment. It is practically impossible to cost a tree work job over the phone. For us to accurately advise you of the cost one of our qualified surveyors will carry out a site inspection. This is a free no obligation exercise. 

As with any work you may require on your property you want confidence that the contractor is qualified to do what has been asked, safely and to the highest standard. A qualified arborist will have received training and been assessed on his competence. Chaffin Tree Surgery is part of the Trading Standards ‘Buy with confidence’ scheme. Which has codes of conduct to the highest standard, giving our customers confidence that an independent body has externally audited the company. It is also important to consider that you could be liable for any accidents occurring from an under insured operator. This could be an accident involving your own or your neighbours property or passers by on the street.

Generally, most tree species won’t display any adverse effect when pruned at any time of year. However, there are exceptions. We’d be happy to discuss any species specific query with you

Technically, yes. You can prune the overhang back to the boundary, but we strongly advise that you inform your neighbour of your intentions to avoid any hostility.

Even though you own the tree, it may well be subject to a tree preservation order, or be located in a consevation area. Doing any work on a protected tree carries extremely heavy penalties. We can organise all the necessary permission as part of the service, so you have one less thing to worry about.

You have a legal duty of care to keep your trees from causing harm or nuisance to the public or your neighbours. It is advisable to have them regularly inspected by a professional arborist to fulfil this duty. This aside, as long as your neighbour’s request is not unreasonable it might be prudent to consider appropriate tree work.

A tree surgeon can carry out a huge range of tasks, varying in size and demand, so it is impossible to provide a confirmed quote or advise what the job may cost without knowing what the job entails. To provide an accurate quote based on the work you would like completed, we will send out one of our experienced surveyors to your property to carry out a site inspection. This service is completely free and with no obligation. 

Our professional services are priced fairly and competitively, and you are guaranteed to have complete peace of mind thanks to our years of knowledge and experience in the industry. Contact us today for a quote. 

If you are looking for high quality tree logs in Essex, then you have come to the right place! 

Our seasoned and ready to burn tree logs are perfect for burning in an outdoor firepit or a wood-burning fireplace in your home. You can now buy hardwood logs directly from Essex Tree Brothers for competitive prices: 

  • £100 per cube of mixed logs 
  • £130 for 1 cube of our premium ash/oak logs 
  • £3.75 per net for stock kindling 

We’d be happy to arrange delivery straight to your property at a time that suits you, so please get in touch for more information. 

There are a few different methods on how to get a rid of a tree stump. If it is a small stump, this can be pulled out with a winch or by using a stump and root killer. These can be hired by gardeners with the knowledge to use them safely. 

For professional tree stump removal, we would highly recommend getting in touch with us to ensure that the process is carried out effectively and safely. For a no obligation stump grinding quote, please call us today on 01245 955117. 

If you would like to cut a hedge on your property, it’s important to make sure you trim the sides of the hedge at an angle, so that it is wider at the bottom and slightly narrower at the top. Doing so will allow the sunlight to reach the lower branches and root system, which will help the hedge to grow green and healthy. 

Here at Essex Tree Brothers, we provide a wide range of tree services, including hedge planting and maintenance, so if you are interested in having your hedges cut then we recommend getting in touch with us. 

Our experience and knowledge in the industry will allow us to advise you on the best way to tackle a hedge, and we will be able to carry out the work safely and efficiently – and for a competitive price too. 

When it comes to tree root removal, we would recommend this in instances when trees are felled or fall, so that the roots can be removed to prevent suckering and fungal root rots. We only recommend removing tree roots when they are damaging or infringing on a nearby structure. 

Tree root removal isn’t a process that we would recommend trying yourself. Instead, we would recommend you get in touch with our friendly team who will be able to arrange a free no-obligation site visit to assess the situation and provide you with a competitive quote. 

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