Tree Removal

Using state-of-the-art equipment, combined with skilled arborists, Dunbar Tree Service can safely and efficiently remove almost any tree. We provide tree removal by using our 50 ft. bucket truck, or by climbing those hard-to-reach trees. We chip all the brush, remove all of the wood, and grind the stumps. We have a reputation for being one of the best clean-up tree services.

We all take great pride in our yards and that includes our magnificent trees, but sometimes our trees need to go. They could be too close to our house or other structures, such as power lines. In some cases, the trees may be dead or dying. Trees can also become infested with insects or badly diseased with no recourse. Under these circumstances, trees may need to be removed. When these difficult decisions need to be made, you need to call a true professional to safely remove your problem trees. Dunbar Tree Service can safely and efficiently remove any tree, large or small.

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Our Winter Services

Yes! We work in the winter! Winter is the perfect time for professional tree trimming and removal. While it may seem unconventional to tackle tree care during the winter months, the season presents distinct advantages for these essential winter tree services, such as reduced risk, enhanced visibility, and opportunities for preventative maintenance and pest control. 

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Winter services in Waukesha, WI.

Signs That Tree Removal is Required

Structural Instability 

If you notice that a tree has a significant lean or if it appears to be unstable, it may be a sign that it needs to be removed. Structural instability can occur due to a variety of factors, such as root damage, soil erosion, or wind damage. A leaning tree can pose a significant risk, especially during severe weather conditions. A tree that is leaning dangerously towards structures, power lines, or high-traffic areas increases the likelihood of property damage, injury, or power outages. In such cases, tree removal is recommended to eliminate the potential danger. 

Significant Trunk Damage 

When a tree has extensive trunk damage, it becomes weak and vulnerable to collapse. Deep cracks, large cavities, or splits in the trunk are indications that the tree’s structural integrity has been compromised. In such cases, tree removal may be necessary to prevent it from falling unexpectedly. 

Extensive Decay and Rot 

Decay and rot within a tree can weaken its structure, making it more susceptible to breakage. Fungi, such as mushrooms or conks, growing on the trunk or branches, are clear indicators of decay. If decay is widespread and compromises the tree’s stability, removal is often the safest course of action. 

Pest Infestation or Disease 

Severe pest infestations and diseases can cause irreversible damage to trees. Insects like termites, borers, or beetles can weaken the tree’s structure and compromise its health, or even be carriers of diseases. If the problem is extensive and treatments are ineffective, removal may be necessary to prevent the spread of pests or disease to nearby trees. 

Excessive Deadwood 

Excessive deadwood in a tree is a clear indication of decline and potential hazards. Dead branches can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk to people and property beneath. If a significant portion of the tree is dead or covered in deadwood, removal should be considered to eliminate the danger. 

Damaged or Diseased Roots 

The health and stability of a tree rely on its root system. When roots are damaged or diseased, the tree’s ability to absorb water and nutrients is compromised. Signs of root problems include decay, fungus growth, or visible root damage. If the root system is severely compromised, tree removal may be necessary to prevent decline and potential hazards. 

Limited Space for Growth 

In some instances, a tree may outgrow the available space, causing issues with nearby structures, sidewalks, or driveways. Similarly, trees growing too close to power lines or other utility infrastructure can pose a threat to the reliability of those services. The tree branches may come into contact with power lines, leading to power outages or safety hazards. If the tree’s growth interferes with the functionality or safety of these elements, tree removal might be the best solution. 

Construction or Renovation Plans 

When planning construction or renovation projects on your property, certain trees may impede progress or pose risks during the process. In such cases, it may be necessary to remove specific trees to accommodate the project safely. 

Risk to Nearby Structures or Utilities 

Large trees with heavy branches overhanging structures such as houses, garages, or sheds can pose a risk in case of branch failure or tree collapse. If the tree’s proximity to a structure presents a significant risk, removal is advisable to prevent potential damage. 

Safety Hazards in High-Traffic Areas 

Trees located in high-traffic areas, such as playgrounds, parking lots, or sidewalks, need careful evaluation. If the tree’s branches or roots pose safety hazards to pedestrians or vehicles, removal should be considered to mitigate potential accidents. 

Overcrowding and Competition 

When multiple trees grow in close proximity, they may compete for essential resources such as sunlight, water, and nutrients. This competition can result in weakened trees or stunted growth. Removing certain trees can alleviate overcrowding and allow the remaining trees to thrive. 

Trees in Decline 

Trees showing significant signs of decline, such as consistent leaf loss, thinning canopy, or lack of new growth, may need to be removed. Declining trees are more susceptible to diseases, pests, and structural failure. Removing them can prevent further damage and ensure the health of surrounding trees. 

Professional Arborist’s Recommendation 

When in doubt about the condition or safety of a tree, it is best to consult with a professional arborist. An arborist can assess the tree’s health, structural integrity, and provide expert advice on whether tree removal is necessary. 

Complete Removal of Large & Small Trees

No matter how big or small a tree is or where it’s located on your property, you can count on Dunbar Tree Service to safely and completely remove it.

Whether your tree has been damaged by storms, is old and diseased, or is in the way of power lines or your development plans, we’ll take it down to the ground and haul away the wood. Stump grinding services also are available.

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