Emergency Tree Service2021-11-27T18:58:56+00:00

Emergency Tree Service
in Rockland County

Beware of “Fly by Night”

Storm Damage Services

For Premium Tree Service At Fair Rates call 845-353-4505

Avoid Scams – Only Use A Reputable
Rockland Emergency Tree Service

After a storm most reputable tree care companies in Rockland County, or anywhere have all the emergency work they can handle. Quality companies rarely have time to go door to door. Beware of firms, especially ones that are not from the area soliciting tree work after storms, seeing an opportunity to earn quick money. Storm damage creates high-risk situations for both workers and property. Legitimate professionals never ask for payment in advance. To avoid scammers, check the background of the contractor. Make sure your emergency tree service has a website and is a long-standing local business. Scammers will often have out-of-state plates and will tell you they just finished a job around the corner and can give you a great discount because they are in the area. Buyer beware!

Check their credentials; make sure that your contractor can produce
their insurance certificate, just like you would for any other tree service.

Emergency Strom Damage Tree service Rockland County

Our Goal Is To Deliver The Best Value In Tree Service

With 5-Star Service And Care To Each Of Our Rockland Customers

Suffern Tree Service Inc.’s goal is always to deliver the best tree removal service in Rockland County, NY. The original owner, Rick Gilmour, built the company by providing premium tree care and services at fair prices. The current owner, Andrew Owen, was born and raised in the county. He is very aware that most people want their trees and yard to reflect positively on them. In a word, they want them to look great. Suffern Tree Service gives each job the same attention and care, whether your trees need trimming maintenance or complex tree removal. For over forty years, our reputation has been built by delivering tree care excellence, know-how, and advice. And doing so with friendly, personal service, all at fair rates. Call us at 845-353-4505 and discover why many people consider Suffern Tree Service Rockland’s best value in tree removal.

When Considering Emergency Tree Service in Rockland County
Safety Must Be the Number One Priority

Trees are often damaged by high winds, snow, ice and other severe weather. Some damage will require immediate attention. Safety is a primary concern when working with trees. Any work that requires a chainsaw or cannot be performed from the ground should be done by a professional tree care service. If a storm requires you to hire a tree removal service, make sure the contractor has safety at the top of his list. Heavy rain can loosen roots and increase the prospect of your trees falling. In all but life-threatening situations, you may want to consider contacting your insurance carrier. Many homeowner policies will cover at least part of the cost of tree removal if some structural damage has occurred. Suffern Tree Service only provides emergency services to Rockland County. If your home or business is located here, we’ll get to you as quickly as possible and take great care of you.

removing a Rockland County tree safely by Suffern Tree Service
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How to Select the Best Emergency Tree Service for Your Needs

After a bad storm many people are in need of an emergency tree service.  If a tree has come down on your house or looks as if it may, you’ll need emergency service.  However, this is the time fly-by-night services are most active scamming homeowners and businesses in Rockland County.  Even though you need assistance ASAP, make sure you are dealing with a legitimate tree service.  The next thing to look for is a long-standing, local company that is known for its professional advice (check testimonials, reviews, and The Better Business Bureau).

Suffern Tree will tell you the truth regarding your trees.  After storm damage, some trees can regain their beauty and health with professional running and trimming.  On the other hand, if a tree has received too much damage from a storm, it is a waste of money and time attempting to bring it back, and removal is therefore recommended.  Andrew will always give you the best advice for each tree that has been damaged.

After a storm, high-quality tree services such as Suffern Tree Service will be extremely busy but worth the wait.  True professionals will go the extra mile to get to you as soon as possible and appreciate your understanding.

Professional tree companies in Rockland will perform tree work correctly and safely. Still, an unqualified service may further damage the tree, and more importantly, may not be insured, leaving the liability burden to the client.  For more information, request our free eBook, The Buyers’ Guide to Tree Services below.

The Buyers’ Guide To Tree Services 

This eBook teaches you how to  find exceptional value in tree services Including:

  • Everything You Should Know About Tree Services
    In Order To Find The Best Value For Your Needs
  • How To Compare Tree Services
  • 6 Keys For Hiring A Professional Tree Company
  • 9 Keys To Knowing What You Are Getting For Your Money
  • The 7 Ways Price-Cutters Cut Corners And Put Homeowners At Risk
  • 9 Benefits Well Groomed Trees

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    Tree blogs & articles to help Rockland homeowners become educated consumers

    How to select a tree service that is best for you

    The health and appearance of trees are most affected by the person performing the tree trimming. Proper planting, pruning, and care of a new tree can lead to a structurally strong and healthy tree that will live for many years.

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    How to Determine What You are Getting for Your Money from A Tree Service

    Every Rockland homeowner deserves to know what they are receiving from a tree company. A written estimate is a good start, but does it clearly spell out how to determine what company is delivering the best value?

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    The 7 Ways Tree Removal Price-Cutters Cut Corners and Put Home-Owners at Risk

    1. Many price-cutters do not carry the proper insurance, which lowers their overhead and your price. Make sure the tree company you are using is fully insured and can prove it. Otherwise, your home or savings could be at risk. From pruning to complex tree removal, make sure the job is done correctly so that your family is safe, and your pocketbook is protected.

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    Quality Emergency Tree Care Services in Rockland County are Not Inexpensive.

    A true tree professional must carry several kinds of insurance as well as pay for expensive and specialized equipment. Beware of estimates that fall well below the average. There may be hidden costs, or the company or individual may not be fully insured or trained. When you have tree problems in Rockland, remember the old-time saying, “Quality isn’t expensive… it is priceless.” At Suffern Tree, we will never sacrifice quality. Your job will be done properly, the first time and every time.

    Checklist To Help You When Hiring A Tree Service

    1. Make sure the Tree professional you are considering is local, with a track record to prove it. Check, their website to see if they have a deep connection with the community. If they do, it is a good sign. If they are based in the same community they serve and have been operating for a long time, the odds are they have a very good track record.  Ask the service for testimonials and reviews of their service and check the web for them too. Finally check with the Better Business Bureau and the Chamber of Commerce to see if there are complaints.
    2. Ask what tree care education and training the tree service you are considering has. Have they invested in the proper education that will enable them to not only do the job but to do it in the manner that is safest for you and your trees?
    3. Ask for certificates of insurance, including proof of liability for personal and property damage as well as worker’s compensation and Rockland County Home Improvement License.
    4. Ask for local references. Take a look at some of the work, and if possible, talk with former clients. Experience, education, and a good reputation are signs of a true tree professional.  It has been said that you cannot teach people to care… they either do or they do not.  However, checking with past customers and reading reviews are great ways to determine if the business cares about its quality, reputation, and customers.
    5. Be sure you understand the scope of what work is to be done and for what amount of money. It is generally not a good idea to pay in full until the work is completed.
    6. Beware of prices that are too good to be true. The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservations states: “Beware of estimates that fall well below the average. There may be hidden costs or the professional may not be fully insured or trained.”
    7. Make sure that your tree professional is dedicated to keeping your trees as healthy as possible. If they are, they will not use climbing spikes more than necessary and, will prune and cut your trees while focusing on their health. Beware the service that rushes through the job.
    8. A true tree professional will leave your property neat and clean. Additionally, they will give you accurate and professional advice in a friendly manner. Lastly, their crews will be professional and respectful of you, your family, and your property.

    Frequently Asked Tree Care Questions (FAQs)

    Do you remove all the debris?2021-11-26T21:00:03+00:00

    Unless otherwise directed by the homeowner, we haul away all the debris produced in the removal of the tree.

    Do you have firewood for a wood burning stove?2021-11-26T21:04:12+00:00

    Our average firewood length is 18-22.” If your stove requires a smaller length, we process 16” length as well.

    What type of wood is the firewood?2021-11-26T21:05:13+00:00

    All our firewood is a mixture of hardwoods.

    Do I need to be home when the estimate is given?2021-11-26T21:06:11+00:00

    If it is a straightforward project, you do not need to be there. If the project is a bit more complex and needs itemized pricing, we ask that you be there to ensure that nothing is misconstrued.

    Can I get free wood chips delivered?2021-11-26T21:07:03+00:00

    Absolutely, we will give you a truckload for free.

    Can I keep the log from trees you cut down for firewood?2021-11-26T21:07:53+00:00

    Yes – you may keep the wood and we are glad to cut it into the length you desire.

    What is stump grinding?2021-11-26T21:08:41+00:00

    Stump grinding is the process of grinding the stump into chips.  It is performed by a specialty machine with hardened steel teeth on a large wheel and the stump is ground below grade so that the homeowner can reseed or landscape the yard.

    How often should you prune trees?2021-11-26T21:09:45+00:00

    Depending on the types of trees we normally prune trees every year or every other year.

    What season is best for tree service?2021-11-26T21:10:42+00:00

    This depends upon what type of tree is to be trimmed.

    When should I consider tree removal?2021-11-26T21:11:39+00:00

    When a tree has lost 50% of its foliage, it is recommended to remove the tree. If the tree sustains substantial damage in a storm.

    Emergency Tree Service in Rockland County NY

    For Safe, Prompt Emergency Tree Service in Rockland County – Choose Suffern Tree

    Some storms may not break the above-ground portion of the tree but instead might tip the tree over by breaking some of the roots. Trees leaning from root breakage usually do not survive for long. If a tree tips during a storm, it often means the tree had damaged or poorly developed roots before falling or leaning over. Larger, more mature trees rarely survive attempts to pull them back into place. These generally should be removed. After a storm, a true professional will never sacrifice safety. As a matter of fact, they will be more concerned about keeping you, your family and your property safe in these challenging conditions. If your home or business is in Rockland County and you need emergency tree service, give Suffern Tree a call now – 845-353-4505, we’ll make sure you are safe and deliver top-notch service.

    For Premium Tree Service At Fair Rates Call 845-353-4505
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