Whether it’s building contractors, plumbers or roofers, stories of unscrupulous tradesmen abound, and the Sacramento tree care service world is, unfortunately, no different. That makes selecting a company to tend to your trees even more important. After all, there aren’t many options available when a fly-by-night, unprofessional tree service drops a limb through your roof.
A homeowner’s best bet is to hire a state-licensed tree service staffed with arborists certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). At Acorn Arboricultural Services, we are fully licensed and insured (CL#953007). Customers can check if a tree service’s licensing is current — or if it is even licensed — at the California State Contractors License Board.
We’re also proud of our expert ISA Certified Arborists who had to pass a comprehensive examination and must complete recertification every three years. Tree services with certified arborists adhere to industry best practices, such as not “topping” trees or using climbing spikes when doing routine pruning.
Remember, when looking for a tree expert to come to your home the old adage of “You get what you pay for,” often applies