FAQ

Why do I need a professional to trim my trees?

Answer: – It is safer. It is also better to have a professional trim the trees as they are aware of the correct places to cut the tree to maximize the health and longevity of the tree

What is the difference between tree “topping” and tree “pruning”?

Answer: Tree topping is removing the canopy from the tree. It is not really recommended on carnivorous trees as it stops the growth. Topping on a deciduous tree would be like removing the canopy which would not be recommended, but it would all depend on the height and limbs that are being removed. Pruning of a tree helps to promote new growth, shaping and maintenance of the tree. Depending on the tree, pruning should be done anywhere between every 3-5 years

Can you cut neighbor's overhanging tree?

Answer: You can trim whatever is overhanging on to your side of the property, but you cannot remove the tree completely without the neighbour’s permission.

How much will it cost to cut a tree down?

Answer: It depends on the size, shape, location and health of the tree.

Is tree removal covered by insurance?

Answer: It depends. If a tree has fallen on your property and caused damage your insurance company may cover the removal.

Can you cut down trees in winter?

Answer: Yes! you can cut down trees all year round.

Can you prune trees in winter?

Answer: Yes! you can prune trees all year round.

Can you trim tree branches in winter?

Answer: Yes!

What should I look for when hiring a tree removal?

Answer: Certified arborists, insurance and reviews.

When must a tree is cut down?

Answer: If the tree is unhealthy, dying, or hazardous. Some tree’s need to be removed for construction purposes as well.

Do you need a permit to cut down trees on your property?

Answer: You do require a permit for certain trees. In Toronto you need a permit for any tree 30cm DBH or over.

I’ve just had a tree cut down. Why should I grind the stump away?

Answer: If you wish to lay sod, concrete or anything else over top you will need to have the stump grinded. It is also more aesthetically pleasing to remove the stump.

Can you remove the entire stump?

Answer: We grind the stump 6-10 inches below grade level. This is enough to stop the tree from re-growing and you can lay whatever you want on top.

How deep do you grind a stump?

Answer: 6-10 inches below grade

Can I plant a new tree in the same place as the old stump?

Answer: You can eventually but it is not recommended.

How do you price stump grinding?

Answer: We price by size and location of the stump.

Do you remove the stump grinding debris?

Answer: We leave pulp in the hole where the stump was removed for liability purposes. There will be a 6-10 inch hole so we fill it with pulp and it flattens out over time. The remaining debris is removed.

What is an arborist report?

Answer: An arborist report is a written assessment on a tree or multiple trees. It is a requirement in order to obtain a city permit for removal.

How much is an Arborist report?

Answer: Our prices vary depending on whether the report is residential or construction related and the number of trees in the report. Our prices start at $350.

How can you protect trees?

Answer: If you are doing construction in the area and you want to protect the surrounding trees you need to install TPZ which is a barrier around the tree that no construction related activity can occur within. It is also important to provide the tree with the right amount of sunlight, water and fertilization.

Our Services

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Stump Removal/Grinding

Depending on the project in certain cases stump removal can get difficult, especially if the tree is very old and has deep roots.

Tree Pruning

Tree Pruning

To keep your property’s tree healthy and beautiful the process of tree pruning is crucial. With the help of regular tree pruning.

Tree Removal

Tree Removal

Our team at Forest Hill Forestry are extremely passionate about trees. We love all trees, but sometimes when a tree becomes hazardous.

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Hazardous Trees / Storm Damage

A bad storm can damage many things, including the sturdiest and the strongest trees.

Site cleanup

Site Cleanup

At Forest Hill Forestry we are happy to provide site cleanup services.

Brush Removal and Chipping

Brush Removal and Chipping

When your yard is overrun with brush and unwanted plants and debris, then brush removal and chipping from Forest Hill Forestry is the right service for you.

Deep Root Feeding/Fertilization

Deep Root Feeding/Fertilization

There are several factors that ensure the growth of healthy trees. Having good nutrient dense soil is one of them. With the help of Forest Hill Forestry.

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Debris Removal

The process of removing trees and unwanted branches can result in a lot of debris, which can be a pain and difficult to remove.

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TPZ- Tree Protection

Forest Hill Forestry offers a range of services to keep your trees in healthy. Having over 10 years of experience.

Arborist Report

Arborist Services and Arborist Reports

Our arborists focus on the health and safety of the trees. The Arborists at Forest Hill Forestry have in-depth knowledge of tree growth, tree diseases.

Contact Details

Toronto, Ontario Canada
info@foresthillforestry.com

Working Hours

  • Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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