Just Small Trees, LLC is an insured, ISA Certified Arborist® tree service specializing in the downing of small trees. Don’t wait and pay $500-$1000.00+ to remove a tree that is a poor match to its location. Prices for downing-only of trees under 20 feet start at $59.00 per tree. Many trees under 40 feet are downed for just $79.00 – $119.00 per tree. Full tree removal (downing + disposal) starts at just $99.00 per tree. See my pricing page for details.
Storm blown Mulberry with a 2 foot base needed quick cleanup from the neighbor's yard.
Storm blown Mulberry shown from further back in the neighbor's yard. Several thousand pounds of wood needed to be hauled off.
Storm blown Mulberry removed from the neighbor's yard and their yard left in good shape.
Dwarf spiral-pruned Spruce left for years until new owners contacted me to clean it up.
The dwarf spiral-pruned Spruce could not have the original shape restored due to several layers falling apart. This shape best matched the available growth.
A dead oak needed to be removed before strong storms came through. It just fit into the fence line in this one location.
The dead oak was cut down, cut up, and cleaned up before the storms came through. No damage to the fence or retaining walls.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) - The customer added log bucking service because he wanted to use the wood.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) - The customer plans to have the pine on the left taken down, but it's not a small tree.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) - The tree came down very nicely. You could feel the tension leave the rope as the center of gravity of the tree passed over the hinge.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) - This rope puller is a very useful tool & made in the USA. The slings prevent damage to the tree and wear on the rope if the rope were directly attached.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) - Not only was the tree struggling, the customer didn't like the tree.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) - This tree was struggling based on the dead branches I found in the crown. It was 40 feet tall with a 14 inch diameter at waist height.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - Every tree I work on gets evaluated first to ensure a safe job.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - Here I cut off branches to weight the tree in the direction I want it to fall.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - Cutting the notch.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - Lining up for the back cut.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - Starting the back cut.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - I hold the saw like this for fine control once I get close to the final thickness for the hinge.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - Small trees like this (with favorable leans) I can push over. On larger trees I use wedges or ropes & wedges.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - The tree goes over. Another option would have been to use the pole saw shown earlier for better leverage.
Dogwood (Cornus sp.) - All cleaned up with debris piled roadside per customer request.