Few people are aware of the knowledge and skills involved in tree surgery, and it’s incredibly surprising to learn that only a handful of us will actually take advantage of the expertise of this underutilised trade. In fact, a 2017 study by insurance company AXA found that 28% of homeowners would attempt to fell a tree by themselves, and a further 23% wouldn’t even check they needed permission to cut it down in the first place.

There are a few reasons why so many homeowners seem to take the responsibility for such a complex task into their own hands. One may be that, because tree surgery is a lesser known trade, people are less likely to seek professional assistance, as they won’t know where to find a qualified tree surgeon. They may also not know how high tree surgeon costs can be, making it tempting to try to complete the work themselves for free.

However, tending to and felling trees without the proper experience or training is not only dangerous to everyone involved, but it could also result in accidental damage to property. Additionally, if a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) has been placed on the tree, or the tree is within a conservation area, then permission will be required from the local council. 

How to find a tree surgeon near me with Hoppy

Hoppy can help those struggling with an overgrown branch or two, by allowing people to select from the best deals in their area. It’s quick and easy to make your garden a Hoppy place to be.

So, how does it work?

All you have to do is register by entering your postcode on our tradesperson search tool and add filters to browse the relevant jobs, from decorators to plumbers, electricians to heating engineers. If you are undertaking a more complex project, then you can post your job instead to receive custom quotes. All hourly rates are clearly displayed, so you don’t have to worry about negotiating quotes. Once you’ve found a service that suits you, it’s easy to book an appointment in just a few clicks.

Added peace of mind with the Plentific Guarantee

When it comes to tree surgeons, it’s not just about finding a competitive deal - it’s also about trust. That’s why we work in partnership with Plentific to only ever advertise jobs from Verified Plentific Pros. What this means is that all our professionals have been thoroughly vetted so our customers can rest assured that they’re getting a tradesperson of the highest standard possible.

Hoppy customers are also covered by the Plentific Guarantee. This includes a quality assurance that if a tradesman fails to complete a job for whatever reason, then we’ll arrange for another Verified Plentiful Pro to get the job done. And our secure online payments mean that tradespeople will only get paid if you’re happy with their work.

So, find a tree surgeon you can trust today and start feeling Hoppy at home.

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