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At Top Notch Tree, we believe in empowering our clients with knowledge. Over the years, we've encountered a myriad of questions about our services, tree care best practices in the Greater South Shore area, and more. We've compiled this FAQ section to address the most common queries, ensuring you have all the information you need at your fingertips.
Whether you're curious about a specific service, want to understand more about tree health, or are just exploring options, our FAQs are here to guide you. If you don't find the answer you're looking for, give us a call at 781-871-8008 and let us give you an answer!
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Yes, we do give free estimates. However, if you are looking for a full consultation from an arborist, we may charge a fee depending on how in-depth the assessment is and the amount of time involved. We will discuss consultation fees with you prior to our visit.
We may be able to give you a rough estimate in this case, but we really need to look at the job site to provide an accurate price for the work
Yes, we can. We may have some questions for you after we look at the job site, but most likely we can discuss everything over the phone or on a video call.
We may be able to give you a quote today, but most likely we will need to schedule one for another day.
Top Notch Tree accepts checks and all major credit cards
Absolutely! As a reputable and professional tree service company, we are always fully insured. This includes liability insurance, which covers any damage that may occur to your property during our work, as well as workers’ compensation insurance, which covers any injuries sustained by our team while on the job. We also have auto and inland marine coverage. Feel free to ask for a copy of our Certificate of Insurance to confirm coverage.
No, we do not require a deposit.
We require the job be paid in full upon completion of the work.
From meticulous tree pruning and trimming to complete tree removal, stump grinding, emergency and storm damage services, and comprehensive land clearing, we've got you covered.
Tree service pricing is based on the type of service, tree size and species, location, complexity of the job, and more. On average, South Shore tree trimming and pruning can cost anywhere from $250 to $1,000 per tree, while tree removal along the Massachusetts coast can cost between $500 and $5000 per tree. Stump grinding typically costs around $150 to $500 per stump. Reach out for a transparent quote. We won’t steer you wrong!
The type and scope of tree work will dictate how long the job takes. For example, pruning many large trees on your property may require multiple days, while a simple tree removal can usually be completed in less than one day. We’ll give you an estimated timeline for any work included in a proposal.
Yes, we have a Grove 60-ton crane that’s specifically designed for tree work. We do not need to subcontract a crane for your job, making it easier for us to schedule your work in a timely manner.
In many cases we can remove trees that have electrical wires passing through the canopy. However, depending which wires they, it may need to be done by the utility. When we meet to review the job, we can point you in the right direction if it is not something safe for us to do.
We will not be able to do your unscheduled job while we are nearby, but we’d love to set something up. Please call us at 781-871-8008 to schedule.
Typically, it’s not necessary to obtain a permit to remove a tree in Plymouth or Norfolk Counties. However, if the tree is located near wetlands, you will need to contact the conservation department at your local town hall to gain permission to remove the tree. But don’t worry, we'll guide you every step of the way in determining if the tree is located near wetlands and with obtaining permission.
Yes, we can! We use a powerful stump grinder to get rid of tree stumps.