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Why do you need a tree surgeon?

Trees that are well-looked after, whether in your front garden or back, are a beautiful addition to your property.

Maintaining and looking after trees can seem like an easy task — after all, it’s a plant. However, the needs of smaller plants don’t scale up to those of a tree. An improper cut will not only visibly injure a tree — leaving marks that will never fade during its lifetime — but it can also weaken it and lead to further damage. Such trees will require further care at a high maintenance cost or, in the worst case, will no longer be able to survive.

Storms and other severe weather conditions can cause branches — or even entire trees — to weaken and break. This can be particularly dangerous, as weak trees can fall on houses, hedges and cars. Trees are heavy, and knocking them down or pruning them can be a hazardous task. However, with the help of a tree surgeon, the work can be carried out carefully and safely, reducing risks to your property and your person.

If you are concerned about the health and safety of your trees, or you want to determine the correct pruning procedure to maintain or improve the health and appearance of your trees, a tree surgeon can help. You may be worried about how much a tree surgeon costs, but this is a job best left to the professionals. You can use HaMuch to find a cheap but reliable tree surgeon, who will carry out the work you need done at a reasonable hourly rate.

What does a tree surgeon do?

Tree surgeons are trained professionals with the right equipment and know-how to properly care for trees. The decision to hire a tree surgeon should not be taken lightly. Only a qualified tree surgeon can provide services that help you maintain your valuable investment.

  • Elimination of tree branches: A tree surgeon can prune, trim or remove branches for both aesthetic and functional reasons. These include branches that are either diseased or infested by insects, branches that rub against each other, branches that cause an obstruction, or branches that interfere with utility cables, building facades, gutters, roofs, obstruct streets or pavements.
  • Improvement of the structure of the tree: A tree surgeon can improve the tree structure to reduce wind resistance and  brace it against storm damage. This job also includes the clearing or cutting of unnecessary branches and improving the shape or silhouette of the tree.
  • Demolition of trees: A tree surgeon can help decide whether a tree should be knocked down. Demolition is often considered as the last option, but a tree surgeon has the skills and equipment to knock trees down trees safely and efficiently.
  • Planting of trees: Some tree surgeons plant trees, and will recommend the most appropriate tree for your garden. Planting the wrong type of tree, or planting a tree in the wrong location, may cause significant problems in future, such as growth issues or disease.

How to find a tree surgeon near you?

To find a local tree surgeon near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting where you are from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with recommended tree surgeons in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get tree surgeon quotes: We’ll send your job listing to specialist gardeners in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job. Compare tree surgeon rates to figure out which prospective tradesman is right for you.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Middlesbrough£41£197
South Cambridgeshire£29£245
Slough£38£243
Aberdeenshire£25£250
Falkirk£22£172
North Tyneside£28£205
Wokingham£40£236
Preston£26£192
Tendring£27£188
East Lindsey£12£140

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Belfast£18£134
Vale Royal£25£169
Blackburn£22£165
Windsor & Maidenhead£36£224
Waveney£24£172
North Wiltshire£25£192
Coventry£26£184
East Ayrshire£26£199
Tendring£24£202
Bradford£23£170

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Test Valley£32£231
Wigan£28£201
East Devon£30£220
Erewash£28£200
Blackburn£31£214
Harrogate£29£222
Basildon£34£249
Bristol£31£223
St Helens£28£202
Charnwood£27£201

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bournemouth£30£255
The Wrekin£15£135
Epping Forest£37£253
Rotherham£21£168
Vale of Glamorgan£18£147
South Ayrshire£12£75
Walsall£18£131
Wolverhampton£20£140
Nottingham£17£127
Maidstone£23£183

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Nuneaton & Bedworth£27£146
Manchester£43£233
Sheffield£37£175
Stafford£65£300
Luton£51£245
East Hertfordshire£73£287
Mid Bedfordshire£60£228
South Oxfordshire£54£250
Leicester£16£150
Barnsley£50£355

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Gloucestershire£22£219
Oldham£14£110
Leeds£17£110
Norwich£20£133
Plymouth£15£107
New Forest£15£92
Mid Bedfordshire£23£158
Harrogate£14£92
Liverpool£14£115
East Riding£25£154

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Somerset£39£280
Bracknell Forest£41£231
St Helens£34£247
South Oxfordshire£52£275
Charnwood£30£183
Newcastle-under-Lyme£35£232
Aylesbury Vale£44£236
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£48£225
North Ayrshire£37£200
North Tyneside£60£300

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swale£45£264
Mid Sussex£49£276
West Lothian£39£273
Halton£36£223
Coventry£37£232
Kingston-upon-Hull£33£203
South Gloucestershire£38£247
Derby£38£238
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£34£208
North Lincolnshire£34£220

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Arun£44£255
Luton£50£272
North Hertfordshire£48£264
Vale of White Horse£42£262
Harrogate£36£224
New Forest£43£260
Portsmouth£40£239
Angus£38£275
Tendring£60£288
Breckland£28£213

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Chelmsford£27£172
Southampton£28£174
Cambridge£22£188
Amber Valley£19£163
Norwich£18£149
Mid Bedfordshire£29£188
Test Valley£23£180
Gloucester£23£189
Dover£19£154
Reigate & Banstead£28£190

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