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TREE SERVICE SANDY SPRINGS GA

If you’re looking for the best tree service in Sandy Springs, tree removal or other tree-care services, look no further! WeCutUglyTrees.com is your provider for every type of Sandy Springs tree service your yard might need, from simple trimming to emergency tree removal to expert examination and treatment of tree illnesses and bugs. WeCutUglyTrees.com offers dependable tree service in Atlanta, Roswell, Marietta, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Decatur, Duluth, Brookhaven and all surrounding areas in the Metro Atlanta Area.

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EXPERT TREE REMOVAL IN SANDY SPRINGS

Why Choose WeCutUglyTrees.com As Your Tree Company

MORE THAN 150 5-STAR REVIEWS

Kim Jennings
Kim Jennings
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Great company! I I had a tree fall on my driveway with all the rain we had having and I contacted them at 6:30 am, they called me back, came to look at it, went and got the equipment and had the tree removed and hauled away a little after 9 am. They were nice, polite and gave me a good price, they also gave me a price to have some more trees taken down which I will use them for in the spring. Very happy with them!
Brenda Bowen
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I’ve called on WeCutUglyTrees.com four times and have been more than happy with their service. Same guys come, no turnover. They’ve cut down more than 15 trees, had them hauled away and the clean up is pristine! Thanks guys, great jobs!!
Cassandra Petersen
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We always call Dale! Once again, he and his crew have done a phenomenal job.

Efficient, professional, and goes above and beyond to assure customers are pleased with end product.

Owner personally assists along side his crew and is passionate about his profession. He has extensive knowledge in tree type and how to prune for better growth and visual appeal.

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I highly recommended contacting this business for an estimate and tree services.
 Danielle Pawenski McGinn
Danielle Pawenski McGinnreccomends WeCutUglyTrees.com, LLC
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They did an amazing job for a great price. Dale even talked me out of cutting down a tree and just pruning it!
Sy Trea
Sy Trea
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Used BBB to find a A+ reputable tree company and 678IKE out rated the other tree services alone by ratings and being transparent on their webpage, in person, and after the work was done. Dale is honest, very knowledgeable, and enlightened me on the pros&cons between trimming and cutting down my trees so that I can make the best decision to be more proactive and prevention maintenance. They did what was agreed at a reasonable price. They crew was extremely professional, efficient, cleaned up, and did more than I expected. Amazing work of art as if they were sculptures, they “tree-weeded” out misc trees and raised the canopy (low branches) from overgrown trees that immediately transformed the whole landscape view. This wasn’t just another tree cutting I see around town. It was a pleasing customer experience where I wish I could have taken the “before” vs after pictures.
Steven Stewart
Steven Stewart
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They were in the neighborhood and asked if I needed any tree work. I pointed out one tree I was worried about but Dale assured me it was fine and told me not to waste the money. Then we looked at some limbs hanging over our house and he gave us a good quote to clean them up.

A few days later his crew showed up and quickly and professionally took care of our needs. They even cleaned up a small tree in our yard that was in need of a little trimming and didn’t charge for that!

Fair price and they did a great job. Will use again!
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FULL-SERVICE PROFESSIONAL TREE SERVICE COMPANY

TREE REMOVAL

Tree removal becomes important when trees create overcrowding, damage structures, or hamper new construction. It is a job best done by specialists to avoid any harm to property or people. We provide a complete range of tree removal services at competitive prices. Our team has the training and equipment to get your job done safely, quickly and efficiently.

TREE TRIMMING

Tree trimming and pruning encourages air circulation which reduces disease incidence and the possibility of damage from high winds. Tree trimming also removes unhealthy or dangerous limbs that can easily fall in severe weather and allows more sunlight reach your understory plants.

STUMP GRINDING

Stumps interfere with your property's good looks. They can also be a danger if not adequately ground down. The most effective and efficient means of doing this is with a stump grinder. Our stump grinding equipment has the additional capabilities to grind and remove tree roots.

SHRUB TRIMMING

That’s right, we not only service trees but shrubs as well! Shrubs can do two things. They can make a property look really nice or they can make it look more unkept than it actually is. If you have shrubs that need to be removed, shaped or trimmed then we are the company for you.

EMERGENCY TREE REMOVAL

High winds can harm branches and throw debris around, injuring or breaking off parts of your trees, and heavy rains can saturate the soil and can make it all too easy for trees to tilt, move, and uproot themselves during and after a storm. Whether a tree or branch has in fact fallen or is just threatening to fall, WeCutUglyTrees.com provides 24-hour emergency tree removal and trimming.

FREE WOOD CHIPS

Not only are free wood chips attractive ground cover, but they provide beneficial organic material to the soil around shrubs and trees, help the soil retain moisture, and release small amounts of nitrogen and other nutrients as they decompose. Call now to get free wood chips delivered to your property.

DO I NEED A TREE REMOVAL PERMIT IN SANDY SPRINGS GA?

When is a tree removal permit required?

A Tree Removal Permit is required for the removal of:

  • Any hardwood or pine tree 18″ Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) or larger
  • A Dogwood or Redbud 10″ DBH or larger
  • Any tree located within the Chattahoochee River Corridor or a Stream Buffer (the Chattahoochee River Corridor is any property within 2000 feet from the banks of the Chattahoochee River. A Stream Buffer is the 75′ protection corridor along designated streams and bodies of water)

When is a tree removal permit NOT required?

If a hardwood or pine tree is less that 18″ DBH, or a Dogwood or Redbud tree is less than 10″ DBH, AND not located in a stream bufferAND your property is not in the River Corridor, you do not need a permit.

A tree removal permit is not required if the tree is dead, dying, or hazardous. However, you must notify the City Arborist at arborist@sandyspringsga.gov with evidence in the form of a report or pictures.

*Please note that a hazardous tree is an objective determination made by an individual qualified in hazard analysis and tree risk. Our City Arborist will determine tree condition solely based on a visual inspection. For a full evaluation you should contact a private arborist.

Measuring Tree Diameter

Diameter at Breast Height, or DBH, is a standard method of expressing the diameter of a tree trunk. To find out a tree’s DBH, measure the diameter of the tree trunk at a height of 4.5 feet from the ground. If the tree is on a slope, measure from the highest ground level.

Who can apply for a tree removal permit?

Homeowners, property owners, and/or commercial tree removal company representatives can apply for a tree removal permit.

Applying For a Tree Removal Permit

There is no tree removal permit application to fill out. Your request should include documentation showing the locationspecies, and approximate size of all existing trees noting the trees to be removed. Photos can be submitted along with the request.

Please submit request to: arborist@sandyspringsga.gov

Permit Fees

There is no fee for a tree removal permit.

The only associated cost is when you have canopy recompense requirements for tree removals that bring your site under the minimum canopy requirements and mitigation costs for replanting trees.  Residential properties must maintain a minimum canopy coverage of 35%, made up of Protected Trees while 40% is required for non-residential properties.

Landmark Trees

The following are considered Landmark Trees in Sandy Springs if they are in fair or better condition:

  • A hardwood tree 27″ Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) or larger
  • A pine tree 30” Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) or larger
  • A Dogwood or Redbud tree 10 inches Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) or larger

Landmark Trees must be replaced at 150% of the lost canopy. The compensation for the lost Tree Canopy is calculated on a square foot basis. If, however, the City Arborist determines that replacement is not practical, then payment may be made into the Sandy Springs Tree Bank in lieu of planting trees.

Determining the Condition of a Tree: Please consult with a private arborist.

 

Canopy Mitigation and Recompense

Canopy mitigation and recompense is the replacement of lost tree canopy through the planting of new trees on the property of comparable canopy potential and payment into the Sandy Springs Tree Bank.

When the proposed tree removal causes the site to go below the minimum canopy coverage requirements, the applicant must pay into the City’s Tree Fund and replant new trees to bring the site into compliance.

Trees planted to meet canopy cover standards must be maintained for three full growing seasons.

Calculating Canopy Coverage:

Canopy is determined by general assignment. All Protected Trees (18” in diameter and larger) count towards 1,000 square feet of canopy coverage. Landmark Trees and Protected Boundary Trees can receive extra credit at 1,250 square feet. For assistance with calculating Canopy Coverage, please contact a City Arborist.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

In most cases the answer is no, every job no matter how big or small is different. Factors such as: Proximity to house, accessibility, permits, tree health, chipping, and clean up are all taken in to consideration. We offer a FREE onsite evaluation to ensure each customer gets the solution that fits them best. 

No! It is very much our preference to preserve and prolong the life of your trees. Our first choice is always to prune and trim.

Yes, if it is determined that your job will require a permit, our staff will guide you through the process and work with city officials. 

In emergency situations we can often get to your job the same day. Other jobs are scheduled based on weather and other external factors. Our office will work with you to accommodate your schedule as best as possible. 

The majority of our clients are not home during business hours. Clients do not need to be present, but one of our staff will walk the property with the client upon completion. 

WeCutUglyTrees.com employs multiple crews. For example, one crew will handle the tree removal and pruning services while log pickup and stump grinding our handled by another crew. All services will be completed within a timely manner.

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