The main determinant of tree removal in Largo FL is its size. Costs will also be affected by the tree’s condition and difficulty in removal. The average cost of removing a tree is $1200. To remove smaller trees, it costs $400 to. Trees over 100 feet tall can be removed for $2,000 or more
Average Tree Removal Price
Type of cost
Factors that Affect Tree Removal Cost
The Tree Species, Height and Volume
When pricing tree removal, the tree species will be closely tied to its height and volume. Pine trees and maple trees can grow up to 100 feet tall. It is possible to have them removed for as much as $2,000. Oaks can reach a height of 20 feet higher than maples or pines so removal will likely cost between $800 to $1,500 .
The deciding factor is not just height. It is possible for Italian Cypress trees to reach 50 feet in height, but because of their thin trunks and low volume, they are easy to remove. They can be safely tipped over and pulled apart in some cases. The cost of removal is around $400.
Palm trees are similar in that they are tall but small. The average cost of removing a palm tree ranges between $200 to $500.
Even the most straightforward tree removal can be complicated by obstacles. Tree removal costs can be inflated by these obstacles:
Tree in poor condition: dead, leaning, etc.
There is not much room for the tree to be felled.
Vehicles have limited access
Property with a slope
Moist or rocky soil
There are other trees in the vicinity that can hinder work
Like other emergency services, emergency tree removal is likely to be more expensive than those that promise quick response. An average rule of thumb is that emergency tree removal will be more expensive than regular tree removal. Urgent tree removal will typically cost $2,500.
The tree removal cost will rise sharply if a crane is required to remove the tree. The cost of crane-assisted tree cutting will rise by $250 to $600 each day.
The cost of flaggers, cones, and traffic control will increase the cost of tree removal if a street is to be shut down completely or partially. A flagging crew of two can run between $175 to $225 an hour .
Sometimes, it is necessary to hire a certified arborist to assess whether a tree should been removed, pruned, or treated. An arborist report may be required to obtain a permit for tree removal from your municipality. An arborist report costs $450.
The stump will remain after the tree is removed. The stump will eventually fall apart, but this can take many years. New sprouts can even grow from the stump over time.
Arbor Wise Professional Tree Care is a tree service and landscaping company in St Petersburg, Florida. Specializing in both residential and commercial lawn care and serving primarily St Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Safety Harbor, Dunedin, Palm Harbor and Pinellas Park.