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Understanding Tree Felling in Randburg


We specialise in safe, fast and affordable tree felling for your home or business. By connecting local communities with highly experienced, qualified arborists we ensure that trees are healthy and residents are safe. No job is too big or too challenging for our tree service professionals. With the best industry equipment and machinery, our loppers can quickly and safely remove large mature trees, trees on a limited access location and trees near dangers such as traffic or power lines.Tree Felling Randburg | Tree Felling Prices Randburg | Tree Removal Randburg | Tree Cutting Prices Randburg

We strive to provide the best customer service experience possible. Our list of happy returning customers is growing every year. We believe that our business is as much about people as it is about trees. That’s why we now have more ways to get in touch than ever before. You can contact us 24/7 through our online request form. You can also reach our friendly customer service team 7 days a week on 068 474 7303 to discuss any of our tree services.



There are many reasons that you may need to have a tree cut down and removed from your property. The single most important thing to consider when assessing the condition of your tree is whether it is safe. When a tree gets old it gradually loses its structural integrity. When this happens the safety and stability of the tree become compromised. At this point, the tree becomes a hazard to you, your home and the surrounding community through its potential to fall or drop branches. It is important to note that age is not the only factor that can contribute to the structural deterioration of your tree. Other potential factors include disease, damage and improper care. If your tree has begun to decline due to any of the aforementioned factors then it is important that you seek the assistance of a qualified arborist as soon as possible to remove the tree for your safety.


While safety is the top priority, it is not the only reason to remove a tree. Tree removal is part of maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Once a tree has begun to decline in health it can become a drain on valuable resources from your garden. Leaving the tree to deteriorate means diverting the essential moisture and nutrients in the soil away from your healthy plants and trees and towards your dying one. Tree felling promotes a thriving ecosystem by removing those trees which have become sick, hazardous or detrimental to the surrounding environment.


Trees can also cause problems for homeowners and residents through their expanding root system. As tree roots seek out resources from the soil, they can intervene with pipes, plumbing systems, pavement and pathways. A common sign of a root system that has begun to grow out of control is the appearance of cracks in garden paths and walls. For the best results, make sure to also remove the stump in order to kill the root system. In the following section, we discuss how our tree felling process ensures a safe, effective and comprehensive tree and stump removal.


Tree removal is the process of cutting down a tree (tree felling) and removing it from the site. The work we do is far more comprehensive than that, however. For our service, tree removal means everything from the free quote and initial discussion, to the final cleanup and transportation of green waste from your property. It also includes the option of stump grinding in order to remove the troublesome stump and connected root system.


When you reach out to us through our online quote request form or our phone line, we will endeavour to have one of our qualified arborists provide you with a quote for the job within 12 hours. Our quotes for all of our tree services are free of charge and come with absolutely no obligation for you to commit. This process allows us to discuss our tree felling prices with you before you make a decision. Once you have accepted the quote for the job, we aim to carry out the work for you within the week.


Our crews arrive at all our jobs on time, in uniform, with the right tools and ready to get to work. The most important task in preparation for felling a tree is to perform an onsite safety inspection. This process allows our guys to assess the area to determine the best strategy for removing the tree and to identify any hazards that must be accounted for. Typical hazards include nearby traffic, power lines, restricted access or uneven terrain.


Once the crew have assessed the area and created a safe strategy for removal, they get to work. For a large mature tree we will generally use a crew with a climber, a backup climber and a team on the ground. The climber will set their ropes, one for climbing and one for lowering down branches to the ground crew. Depending on the size, condition and species of tree, the climber will generally bring a few tools with them, including a climbing chainsaw to bring down larger branches. The climber will then ascend the tree, moving to the top where they will begin the dismembering process.


In order to safely bring down the tree, it is important to first lop off the large branches and top sections of the tree. This is to prevent any potential damage to the surrounding environment that could occur during the felling process. As the climber navigates the tree, they will lop large branches and attach them to the rope to be lowered to the ground crew. Working from the top, the climber will remove branches and parts of the tree trunk as they gradually dismember the tree with their chainsaw.


The actual felling process will depend on the size of the tree and the surrounding environment. If the crew have deemed it safe to do so, they will perform a felling cut on the tree to bring it down once the major branches have been removed. Of course, before any tree felling cut is made, our people make sure to assess the area, tree size, wind direction and anything else that may affect the tree on the way down.


Back on the ground, the team will use a chainsaw to cut the tree into small to medium-sized segments. That way they can use the wood chipper to cut down the pieces into fresh wood chip mulch that can be used for other garden services.


One of the main tips our arborists provide is to remove a stump when you cut down a tree to prevent future problems. The price for combining the felling and stump grinding services is more economic than the price of each of these services individually. The main piece of equipment used for this is an industrial stump grinder. This machine will cut down the stump to below ground level, killing off the root system and freeing up space on your property.


We believe that good services and fair prices include the transportation and disposal of any green waste that we create through pruning, felling, wood chipping or stump grinding. We also offer this as a stand alone service if you have green waste that you need help with. To discuss prices for this service contact our team on the phone or through our website.


While other tree services and arborist companies leave once the tree is down, we believe in providing the best experience from start to finish. That’s why our tree services include a comprehensive clean up to ensure your property is left looking great.


LawnKing Gardens is a leading business for tree felling, wood chipping, quality mulch and arborist services. Our excellent reviews reflect the commitment to quality work that we put into every single job. We believe that the secret to happy clients is great customer service, professional work and a dedication to providing the best possible experience. While our business provides a wide range of services, we always do so in a professional manner at an affordable cost. We combine our wide national network with local specialists who can provide the expertise and experience of people from your local suburb. Connecting the best people with the best industry resources is the LawnKing’s difference.

The health of your trees and your home is something that we prioritise. No job is too small or too big for our experts. If you need a job done right, get in contact with our team for a quote. Our work includes the service of trees, removal of trees, maintenance of gardens and much more. We service all across Gauteng. So whether you’re in the Randburg Area, Roodepoort, Midrand, Johannesburg, Pretoria or NorthWest, contact us today for an obligation-free quote.

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