There are a lot of misconceptions about trees, their role in our environment, and their removal. Today we’re going to be answering some of our most frequently asked questions, but if you have a question that you don’t see here, feel free to contact us today.

We can help with a wide variety of tree services from stump grinding to tree removal and more! We can also provide comprehensive land clearing, excavation, and demolition services throughout Carroll County, Maryland including Eldersburg and Westminster.

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How Much Does Tree Removal Cost?

The cost of a job depends on a wide vairety of factors including, but not limited to the size of the tree, its location, its status, and what you would like to do with the branches and stump after the fact. The most important factors that affect price are likely the height of the tree and its diameter, but it all depends on your specific situation. Now, we offer free estimates here at Hagan & Sons, so contact us today to find out exactly how much your tree removal is going to cost.

Why Do Tree Companies Need Licenses and Insurance?

Trees may be beautiful, but they’re also dangerous. Bringing them down or climbing up on ladders to trim them is risky work and it can be downright dangerous for untrained people. Not only that, but all tree expert companies must have insurance and licensing in the state of Maryland. It’s the law! Hagan & Sons has all of the necessary licenses and insurance to keep you and our team safe.

Is My Tree Going to Fall?

If you suspect that your tree might fall, you should get it checked out by a professional right away. Falling trees pose serious threats to people, pets, and property. We offer 24-hour emergency services and free estimates, so call us right away to prevent serious damage.

Do I Have to Prune My Trees?

Pruning your trees is a very important practice that will ensure their health and safety. Part of the pruning process is removing dead branches, which could fall and injure people or property. Not only that, but regular pruning will also help your tree grow safely, away from your property. If your tree is afflicted with a disease, then pruning can help to remove diseased limbs and prevent the disease from spreading further or to other plants.

How Do I Know If My Tree is Dead?

A dead tree is a ticking time bomb for your property, but how do you know that your tree is dead? The first thing you should do is perform a visual inspection of the tree. If you see new leaves or buds, then your tree is probably still alive. Test some of the branches by bending them. If they snap with relatively little pressure, then your tree may be dead. At the end of the day, the only way to know for sure whether or not your tree is dead is to work with a professional tree removal company in Carroll County, Maryland.

Carroll County: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Hampstead (21074), Marriottsville (21104), Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Union Bridge (21791), Westminster (21157, 21158), Woodbine (21797)

Baltimore County: Ellicott City (21043), Glyndon (21071), Owings Mills (21117), Pikesville (21208), Reisterstown (21136), Woodstock (21163)

Howard County: Columbia (21044, 21045, 21046), Clarksville (21029), Cooksville (21723), Dayton (21036), Ellicott City (21042, 21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Highland (20777), Marriottsville (21104), West Friendship (21784), Woodbine (21797).