Tree Removal

Tree Removal in Ventura, CA

Tree removal services are needed all year round.  It is always safest to have the removal of a tree done by a licensed professional arborist.  At Ventura Tree Service Pros we take our job and your safety very seriously.  That’s why we are proud to be the premier tree removal specialists in Ventura City, Oxnard, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, and in all of Ventura County, California.  

Why Tree Removal?

To put as much care into the outside of your home as you do into the inside means considering the landscaping of your house and its surroundings woody vegetation. At times, you may find you no longer want some of the trees on your property.  For instance, an overgrown Oak tree might be blocking great views, a Pepper tree has is too big for the land, or you simply don’t want a Palm tree on your property. For all these reasons and more, you may wish to have a tree removed.

Of course, sometimes you might even need an emergency tree removal service as in case of a downed or a sick tree.

For all these reasons and more, tree service, removal, and maintenance is an essential part of creating a safe and beautiful West Coast landscape. In addition to establishing a safe environment for you and your family a nicely maintained landscape is a lot more visually pleasing than a landscape that is not well cared for. 

Misconceptions About Taking Care of A Tree

A major and costly misconception is that “trees can take care of themselves without any help.”  This can be true in a forest, where a tree can grow without the potential of damaging a home, downing a power line or blocking a great view. 

On the other hand, a tree does need tree service and care in urban, suburban and rural environments.  If they are not cared for, many species of trees can also become damaged by pests. And often, when it comes to trees on residential and commercial properties, if a tree becomes too big you may need to remove it.

In some ways, trees are just like flowers in a garden. You have to care for them regularly, or else your garden becomes overgrown. 

Most Commonly Removed Trees in Ventura, CA:

As trained tree removal professionals, we understand that each tree has its own personality and must be removed in a different way.  In Ventura, we are often called to remove Palm trees.  At times, Oak, Pepper and Sycamore trees also need to be removed.  Here are a few other types of trees that might need tree service in Ventura.

  • Palm Tree  (Arecaceae)
  • Oak Trees (Quercus)
  • Pepper Tree (Schinus molle)
  • Sycamore Tree (Platanus occidentalis)
  • Eucalyptus Tree (Eucalyptus)
  • Netleaf Hackberry (Celtis reticulata)
  • Ghost Gum (Corymbia papuana)
  • Rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo)
  • Tecate Cypress (Hesperocyparis forbesii)
  • Palo Blanco (Mariosousa willardiana)
  • Red Push Pistache (Pistacia ‘Red Push’)
  • Maverick Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa ‘Maverick’)
  • Catalina Cherry (Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii)

Removing Eucalyptus Trees

The Eucalyptus Tree is known as “California’s most annoying tree”. The tree was brought over by settlers in the 1800s. The seeds were planted for oil and medicinal purposes from its dried up leaves. Although Eucalyptus continues to be used today for medicinal reasons, it is classified by Southern California Arborists as an invasive species.

Eucalyptus catches fire very easily which is a major problem in California.  Removing a Eucalyptus tree is not difficult for a professional service, but more complicated for a homeowner to do themselves.  The shallow roots of this tree make the removal of the stump fairly straight forward.  But, if not done well, the roots of a Eucalyptus tree can cause major problems down the road. 

Removing A Palm Tree in Ventura, CA

Southern California has a diverse variety of tree species. One of the most well-known species is the Palm tree. Removal of Palm trees and palm tree stumps is one the most common tree services we perform.  No matter the size or age of the Palm tree, if you have a reason to remove it we can make it happen. Sometimes trimming rather than removal is a good option too.  Our tree surgeons will present you with all Palm tree care options and will provide you with a free quote for palm tree removal or palm tree trimming service.  

Should You Trim a Tree or Remove a Tree?

Tree trimming is actually very beneficial to trees in urban and suburban areas. If a tree gets too close to another of the same species, they can grow into each other in a process called inosculation. If this happens the trees can create many problems for each other and your property. If you prune/trim a tree before this happens. You may be able to stop the process and create a safe and healthy environment for the tree and your family. 

If you are not sure if a tree should be trimmed or removed, our experienced tree surgeons are here to present you with all options.  We will travel to your Ventura county property, carefully examine the situations and give you several solutions.  Then we will give you a fair quote and perform all work with our trademark professionalism and attention to detail.  If you are asking yourself: “Should I trim or remove a tree?”, don’t figure this out alone.  Let Ventura Tree Service Pros help you. 

Stump Removal

If you are asking, “Is stump removal necessary?” the answer is a resounding “yes.”

If you try to remove the tree yourself and do not remove the stump, this can cause a variety of problems.

One massive problem is the stump begins to decay and brings in all sorts of uninvited guests such as fungi and small rodents. The fungi are especially dangerous for small children and pets.

Of course, if we are removing your tree we will completely remove the stump, and all its associated roots, preventing you many problems down the road.  If on the other hand you already have a stump on your property, contact us for stump removal services.  

Stump Grinding and Wood Chipping

After the tree has been successfully removed from your Ventura property, we will grind the stump and chip the wood.  The wood from your removed tree can be made into firewood or mulch for your garden.  Our tree service pros will then haul away all debris leaving a clean and beautiful yard your family can enjoy for years to come. 

Contact us today for a free tree removal quote from the best tree service professionals in Ventura, CA. 


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