It can be difficult to find qualified and insured professionals for tree removal in Newcastle. There are countless weekend wonders out there who have bought chainsaws and are advertising themselves as ‘tree loppers’, but don’t have the training or skills to perform half the tasks required of a professional on a daily basis.

Not only can it prove dangerous to hire an unqualified worker who doesn’t know what they are doing, but you are opening yourself up to litigation if they were to hurt themselves while on your property and they did not have the correct insurance.

You can avoid all of this by simply hiring a qualified tree lopper. The right person for the right task. Go Tree Quotes is a free service that matches homeowners with tree experts in Newcastle.

The good tree loppers in Newcastle are hidden in plain view. Like any tradesmen, they are hard to pick, and shooting from the hit by choosing the first 3 tree services you see online or in the yellow pages is not going to do the job.

Our free service allows you to fill in a 1-minute form and tell us a little about your tree job. These details are forwarded onto 3 local and qualified and trustworthy arborists for pricing. All tree services recommended have been voted as the best value and quality of service by hundreds of previous Go Tree Quotes customers.

Going for the company with the biggest ads or at the top of Google’s results is surely going to land you a big fish, one that needs plenty of money to pay for their lavish advertising spend.

Finding the hidden gems that are highly skilled, qualified, and well-priced is key. Tree removal can be expensive, so we put together this free service to help you save.

How to find a competent local tree service

We have made it easy for you to find qualified arborists in Newcastle NSW. All you have to do is fill out our 2-minute secure form with some information about your tree job, which includes the tree size, location on your property, and any other important details.

From there, we will forward your job details to 3 tree maintenance professionals for pricing. You will be able to then choose and book the one that best fits your job!

Our focus is on customer satisfaction, and value and you get your tree removal job done at the most affordable price. Get the process started today, by going here.

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Tree Removal Services in Maitland and Hunter Valley NSW

Maitland Council has what’s called a Tree Preservation Order outlining what trees can and can not be removed. If a tree is over a certain height, you will need to seek council approval.

Development approval is required for the removal of trees which are

  1. Over three meters in height, or which have a branch spread of three meters or more,
  2. And a trunk diameter of 100mm or more measured at 1.0m.

Exempt trees include

  • dead trees
  • Trees that are dangerous as identified by a qualified arborist
  • fallen trees
  • 10/50 fire clearance in certain areas

Tree lopping by qualified arborists in Maitland & Newcastle

Finding a well-priced tree lopper in Maitland, NSW should be a straightforward process, but with a myriad of unskilled laborers trying to pass themselves off as the real deal, it can be tough.

Go Tree Quotes has your back. We offer a free and reliable way to get prices on tree services in Maitland and surrounding areas, by matching homeowners with the best-priced local experts.

Hundreds of previous users have voted on who were most professional, affordable and who they went with and why. This gives us a clear picture of who you are going to get the best deal from.

Tree lopping Maitland just goes a whole lot easier. Try our cost calculator below or go straight to our form here.

Tree Removal Lake Macquarie, NSW

If you are looking to carry out tree removal in Lake Macquarie, then you will first need to know the council regulations. I have listed them below here, or you can watch the very short video below.

A tree can be removed from your property without council approval if

  1. The tree is within five meters of your home, measured trunk to foundations)
  2. The tree is within one meter of a sealed driveway
  3. The tree is dead
  4. The tree is a risk to human life or property.

Note: Evidence to support removal should be forwarded to Council in accordance with Section 3 of these Guidelines. Council’s Tree Assessment Officer may undertake an on-site tree inspection to verify that these conditions are satisfied

You will need to seek council permission for tree removal Lake Macquarie if

  • a tree which is listed in Council’s Significant Tree Register;
  • tree/s or native vegetation listed as Heritage Items or located within a Heritage Conservation Area; or
  • a Norfolk Island Pine Tree (Araucaria heterophylla) that is greater than three meters in height, or that has a trunk diameter of 75 mm or greater, measured at ground level.
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Safety standards for Arborists in Newcastle

Certified arborists in the Newcastle, Maitland, and Lake Macquarie areas need to all abide by the Australian standards when carrying out tree management work.

These standards include:

  • AS 4373:2007 – Pruning of amenity trees
  • AS 4970-2009 – Protection of trees on development sites
  • AS 4970-2009- AMDT 1 Protection of trees on development sites
  • AS 2303 – 2015 Tree Stock for landscape use
  • AS 2727 – 1997 – Chainsaws Guide to safe working practices
  • TRC2005A – Fell Small Trees
  • AS 2726.1 – 2004 Chainsaws – Safety requirements – Chainsaws for general use
  • AS/NZS 1337:1992 Eye protectors for industrial applications
  • AS/NZS 2210. 1:1994 Occupational protective footwear – Guide to selection, care, and use
  • AS/NZS 4453.3: 1997 Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Protective

As all tree contractors that quote your job through our service are trained and competent in the above Australian standards, we 100% guarantee your satisfaction.

Tree Lopping Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley - Avoiding Scammers

Tree lopping Lake Macquarie isn’t exactly what you would call a straightforward process these days. With so many unskilled cowboys looking to cash in on the unregulated and growing industry, it’s easy to get caught out.

We run a free service that had vetted all contractors in Newcastle and on the central coast to find the ones that are qualified, insured, and have the necessary skills to get the job done right.

Past users of our service and locals of Lake Macquarie have also voted on who is cheapest, who is most professional, and who they went with and why.

This gives us a clear indication of who the best local contractors are.

Our commitment to you

Go Tree Quotes is a free service for you to get 3 quotes from the top-voted local tree loppers.

Once you fill in the quick form or call us at 1800 252 208, we forward your details directly onto the best local companies for quoting.

In most cases, they will need to get in contact with you to arrange a time to view the job. Trees are tricky to price over the phone as there are so many factors that contribute to how much the job will cost.

Once they have supplied a quote, all you need to do is pick the best one and book them in.

Not happy with any of the quotes? There is no obligation to hire.

Although rare, there are times when people just do not want to pull the trigger for whatever reason with the contractors recommended by Go Tree Quotes. That is fine, there is no obligation to hire and you are fine to keep looking.

Best of luck with your tree job.

Go Tree Quotes – Company Philosophy

We are a small growing company that aims to provide a quality service that is personal, fair, and over-delivers on value and satisfaction.

We want our clients to be completely satisfied, from small pruning jobs to large tree removal. Our aim is to build a repeat and referral business with an impeccable reputation.

Go Tree Quotes – Best Practices

We are committed to arborists using the method of ‘BEST PRACTICE’. This is a technique or methodology that is accepted as superior to any alternatives for commercial or professional procedures that are accepted and perceived as being the most correct for results that are superior to those achieved by other means.

Our expectation of tree contractors we work with as such is to do everything in their power, using their knowledge and experience to uphold these values.

GoTreeQuotes Will have you saying things like:

"Fast, friendly and well priced"

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"A fantastic service, love it"

I just had my tree taken down by a contractor recommended by Go Tree Quotes. I am very pleased with the work done.

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"I'm Impressed with my clean yard"

Getting someone to actually return my call had been a nightmare. Then when I used this service, they called me. Much better way to do things.

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Results like these aren’t accidental. We’ve spent almost 5 years developing a better review system based on previous user’s testimonials. GoTreeQuotes was born out of passion for helping homeowners like you.

Author: Ben McInerney is a qualified arborist with over 15 years of industry experience. He uses his in-depth knowledge of the tree service industry to give readers to most accurate information on tree service costs and helps to educate them about the benefits of using a certified arborist for tree trimming and removal work.