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Trades serviced: Aerial & satellite dish installation, Air Conditioning / Refrigeration, Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Carpet Cleaning

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Reviewed by stuart on 23/2/2018

Reliable . Did an honest days work in difficult weather conditions -

A modern take on Landscaping and Tree Care trades, New Acre offer a variety of bespoke services to meet and exceed our customers needs and expectations.

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Garden Clearance

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Reviewed by John on 23/2/2018

Jack was brilliant. Everything was spot on!

Williams landscapes is a landscape gardening company based in bristol. We also provide a garden maintenance service and we specialise in fencing, tree work and turfing. We cater for gardens of all shapes, styles and for all budgets.

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Garden Clearance

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Reviewed by Louise on 23/2/2018

Brilliant service! Shane came when he stated and did an excellent job. Our garden looks lovely and is now safe for our toddler. We will be using Shane to help us maintain throughout the summer. Highly recommend! Thank you

Evergrowing landscapes & Tree services are committed to providing garden, landscaping and tree services. That are tailored around you and your requirements.

Trades serviced: Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Domestic House Cleaning: One off, Garden Clearance, Garden Design

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Reviewed by Faiz on 23/2/2018

Jordan is a polite young man and was on time his work was Excellent and I will be using him again well worth the money.

Jc landscaping is a family run buisness with 100s of happy Customers no job to big or to small all aspects of landscaping & roofing

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Chimney Building / Repair, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Door / Window painting

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Reviewed by Colin on 22/2/2018

Work was carried out to satisfaction the original job was for repointing the chimney however we were pleased how the job was done and decided to go ahead to have the Roof of the house cleaned and treated which now looks like new and also the block paving driveway Was grubby with weeds growing and they cleaned that it now looks like it's just been laid and treated with weed killer and sealed really good job .

Always trying to meet customers’s satisfaction, all work is properly carried out

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Garden Clearance, Garden Maintenance

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Reviewed by Frank on 22/2/2018

James Mullen assisted by Lewis was successful against the other two traders & started immediately to clear the garden of unwanted trees & shrubs. They worked hard all afternoon & completed the work by 5.00pm. Everything was removed from the garden & a tidy area was left after all the work. Would definitely use this company again

I have worked in the tree/garden industry for over 20 years, this is what i love to do and take great pride in work, i also like to complete the job to the customers satisfaction, and won't leave a job until this is complete.

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Drains - installation / unblocking / cleaning, Garden Clearance

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Reviewed by Stan on 21/2/2018

Duncan turned up on time and did an excellent job in a professional manner. Well done Duncan it was a pleasure to meet you. As an aside this quote was very very competitive Give him a go you won’t regret it. Thanks Duncan.

I am a sole trader working in the gardening and landscaping industry. I have 10+ years experience in this business and priorities by putting homeowners first, no job too big and no job too small, looks forwards to making your wishes come true.

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, External wall painting, Garden Clearance

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Reviewed by Lesley on 21/2/2018

Punctual, quick workers, tidied up after and pleasant polite people. They constantly consulted me on every part of the job to make sure they were doing what I wanted and to check that I was happy with the work. I would definitely use their services again.

DH&SON Property Maintenance is a family only business, who take pride in each job we do and complete each job to the highest standard possible.

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Demolition

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Reviewed by Geoff on 21/2/2018

They turned up when they said they would (at short notice from me) and did the job perfectly well

Your Local Independent Maintenance and Repairs Service

Trades serviced: Access Control / Door Entry, Aerial & satellite dish installation, Bathroom Design, Bathroom Installation, Bathroom Repair

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Reviewed by Kate on 21/2/2018

Excellent service. Contacted me within half hour of me submitting the job. Made a temporary fix while he went to get a replacement shower which he fitted the same day. Will certainly consider using James again for other work.

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Tree Surgeons - what you need to know

Tree surgeons understand the physiology of trees, assessing their form and growth patterns so they can be kept healthy. Tree surgeons also make sure that trees are structurally sound as well as aesthetically pleasing.

What a tree surgeon can help with

  • Solid plastering (applying wet finishes to surfaces and putting protective coverings like pebble-dash on outside walls).
  • Fibrous plastering (creating ornamental plasterwork like ceiling roses, cornices and architraves).
  • Dry lining (fixing internal plasterboard or wallboard partitions).
  • Skimming (covering plaster with a flawlessly smooth surface for decoration).
  • Rendering (protecting or brightening brickwork, adding a modern layer of plaster to the wall, or simply repairing or replacing current renders, such as stucco finishes).
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Pruning

Pruning happens for a few different reasons. If parts of a tree become diseased, it may be necessary to prune it to keep the tree healthy. This might also be done simply to make the tree more pleasant on the eye. Branches can become hazardous when they get in the way of gutters, roads, roofs and power lines, so will need to be pruned back for safety reasons. Lastly, you might just need more light and a tree is blocking it.

Tree removal

Trees sometimes need to be removed, again, for a few different reasons. It might be to aid construction, or because the tree is dead, or it might be vulnerable to storms so is removed to stop it from causing damage.

Tree surgery

Branches can be braced for added strength, and the tree can be injected with nutrients to improve health.

Thinning

Thinning a tree allows extra light through the tree, reducing wind resistance. This makes the tree safer, especially during storms or high winds.

Root management

Roots of large trees can cause damage to paths and driveways if not kept under control.

Relocating trees

Trees don’t need to be cut down if they’re causing issues – they can simply be moved to a more suitable location.

Stump removal

This one needs no explanation. Unless it makes for a nice garden seat you’ll probably want rid of it, and a tree surgeon can get the job done.

 

The qualifications your tree surgeon needs

There are no set qualifications required to be a tree surgeon. Most tree surgeons gain experience on the job, perhaps as a grounds worker or through a college course. A good tree surgeon will have a broad knowledge of the various power tools involved, as well as ropes and harnesses.

Planning permission for tree surgeon jobs

Many trees are protected by tree preservation orders which means that, in general, you need the council's consent to prune or fell them. In addition, there are controls over many other trees in conservation areas. Find out more at the Planning Portal.

Insurance for tree surgeon work

It’s important that your tree surgeon has public liability insurance, which protects against any damage caused to your property.

Building regulations for tree surgeons

Building regulations don’t apply to trees and hedges, but foundations can be affected by tree roots and soil moisture. This should always be considered when planting or removing trees, or when building new structures. Some tree species can affect foundations over 20 metres away.

 

Questions you should ask a tree surgeon

  • Do they have public liability insurance?
  • Can they provide references for previous work done?
  • Will they supply all materials?
  • How long have they been trading for?

Tree surgeon ideas

Avoiding tree damage – do you need a tree surgeon? Looking for a new tree? Check out our tree-buying guide.

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