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Tree Felling Service in Gauteng

You need to be clear about how to cut down the tree efficiently and effectively. Basic tips and instructions for cutting a tree are highlighted below.

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Tree removal is the process of cutting down and completely removing a tree from its location.
It involves cutting the tree trunk and branches, usually using tools like chainsaws, and then removing the stump and roots from the ground.
Tree removal is typically done for various reasons, including safety concerns, aesthetics, construction projects
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Residential tree services encompass a range of professional services aimed at maintaining trees

What to Expect When Removing Trees

Cutting down a tree safely, especially a large tree, requires careful dismantling by highly trained arborists using state-of-the-art machinery. Your tree’s condition determines the type of specialized tools we use to remove a tree.

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The cost of tree felling services in Pretoria and Johannesburg varies widely, with prices ranging from R 750 to R 6,500. This broad range reflects the complexity and varied nature of tree removal projects. Here’s a snapshot of average prices for services provided by Tree Felling Group: Tree Felling/Tree Removal: R 750 – R 6,500.


Felling involves cutting the standing tree and dropping it in the place you want it. Limbing is the removal of the branches from either standing or downed trees. Bucking is the process of cutting the downed tree into appropriate lengths.


The best notch for tree felling starts with a horizontal cut about one-fifth to one-third of the way into the tree, then finishes with a second cut at roughly a 45-degree angle. The notch should be facing the direction you want the tree to fall.

  • Identify tree height, lean, and hazards.
  • Make sure you have the equipment needed for the job.
  • Plan and clear the escape route.
  • Cut the notch.
  • Make the bore or back cut and use the escape route.

Tree crown reduction is usually a little more expensive than tree thinning, although often, tree surgeons can provide both services at once. On average, you can expect to pay between R890 and R4800 per tree for crown reduction.

March, June and July tend to be the cheapest months to remove trees, statistically. Since the leaves have fallen and trees are easier to clear, it means less work and less money. That said, tree companies can get very busy during early spring. It’s important to book as early as you can if you know it’s coming.

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