DIY Tree Surgery

Do not be tempted to try to perform DIY tree surgery!


A very high level of training and expertise is needed to be a tree surgeon.  It is after all a highly dangerous profession. Do not be tempted to try to perform DIY tree surgery.  Red Squirrel Tree Surgery are fully qualified, fully insured and very experienced. We can tackle any arboricultural situation with confidence, whilst always adhering to British standards (BS3998:2010) and all health and safety laws. 

Red Squirrel always take all risks to persons or property into account by completing site-specific risk assessments. This is done before every job. A detailed method statement is carried out prior to the days work in harder situations. Method statements show all equipment needed, all employees and their qualifications, a site plan and emergency contingencies.  The statement will also show the exact method by which the work will be undertaken.  Therefore you have piece of mind things will be safe and done in the right way.

Red Squirrel also take into account wildlife and ecology (e.g. nesting birds and roosting bats). A scope survey for bats is carried out when we visit for a quotation.  Then if any roosts are suspected we will carry out an aerial survey on the day before any work starts.

Do not attempt DIY tree surgery without qualifications or enough experience. Always call a professional.

Get a free quote and friendly advice by calling us on 020 3509 0108 or emailing us today.  

Operating in and around West, North West and South West London are Red Squirrel Tree Surgery.  Red Squirrel are a team of trained and experienced professional tree surgeons who take pride in their work.  We now also cover Watford and surrounding areas.  So if you are looking for a tree surgeon in Watford, Ruislip, Harrow or Pinner, we are here to help.

We offer a variety of tree surgery services such as crown reduction, stump grinding, tree reductions.  As well as tree pruning, ivy removal, hedge trimming, tree lighting and tree swing services.  In addition, we also provide a 24 hour emergency tree work service, should your tree become damaged. Or become dangerous during a storm or unusual weather. 

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