Soxandfreeman Tree Service’s Frequently Asked Questions

There are a few things you should keep in mind while deciding which tree service company to hire. 

  1. Trained staff: Make sure that the company you are hiring has trained staff because an unprofessional can harm your trees more.
  2. Licensed: The company should be licensed to perform tree services.
  3. Insured: Services like tree removal are dangerous jobs and can cause harm to the property or cause injury, if the company is insured then all these costs will be covered by the insurance company.

Reviews: Read online reviews about the company to be sure that they are doing a good job.

It is important to prune a tree on time because broken and dead branches can be hazardous. They may fall without any warning causing damage to a person or property. Pruning will also help in protecting the trees from falling during the storm. You can also enhance the beauty of your trees with the help of pruning services.

ISA stands for International Society of Arboriculture. They have been providing professional practices and knowledge related to arboriculture for the past 80 years. Arborists who are certified by ISA are extremely knowledgeable and have the training to get the job done well. They have to continue their education from ISA and appear in different exams to remain certified.
Make sure that you look out for any diseases or decay that may harm the tree. Provide them with an adequate amount of water. Do not over-fertilize them. Ask a professional like one at Sox and Freeman to trim and prune your trees. They can also provide you with other services like soil care and plant health care to improve the health of your trees.

Tree removal is the last resort but in some cases, it is necessary to remove it to avoid any further damage. Especially when the tree is:

  1. Dead
  2. Considered hazardous
  3. Causing obstruction that can not be corrected with pruning
  4. Is harming other trees and plants
  5. Is having root problems
  6. According to the client’ demand

Sox and Freeman work all year round. But the best time to perform pruning and trimming is from November to March.

The firewood left behind after the removal of the tree is either removed from the location by our crew members. Or left behind on the location according to the demand of the client. Sometimes the client wants the wood for their personal use so we leave it there.

Yes, we are ISA and CTSP certified.

The client’s responsibility is to inform us if there are any hidden wiring, water systems, and drainage pipes or if there is something buried on the property. Remove all the important furniture, ornaments, and decorations from the location if possible.

Yes, all of our crew members are fully trained to perform their job and certified with ISA.

Yes, we can grind or remove the stump after tree removal if you want. But you need to inform the crew about it because it is a separate service which needs different machinery. They will also provide you with a quote.

Yes, Sox and Freeman are always ready to help you. We provide emergency service during the storm and winter seasons. Removal of trees falling due to the weather are our first priority.

Multi-service company is a one-stop shop for the client. This kind of company like Sox and Freeman has more knowledge and experience related to different tree services. They can also provide you with ongoing maintenance of your trees and plants. While they are there to perform one kind of service they will also notify you other things needs to be done. For example, if they are there for tree removal they can also provide you with stump grinding service and improve the soil of your trees at the same time.

Look for the following signs:

  1. Large fungus
  2. Leaning
  3. Bare branches
  4. Smooth trunk without bark.