Tree Removal in Waterford, MI
Trees are an important natural resource. A study in the United Kingdom recently reported that people exposed to the greenest environments had the lowest levels of health related issues. And in the Netherlands, residents who only had 10% green space within one mile of their home, had a 25% greater risk of having depression and a 30% chance of developing an anxiety disorder. Trees are increasingly becoming recognized for their value to public health and should always be saved if at all possible.
However, there are also a variety of very legitimate reasons why trees need to be removed. Tree removal is not a weekend do-it-yourself project. Tree removal can be dangerous and requires experience and education to safely remove them. At Waterford Tree Service we have an experienced and dedicated, ISA certified arborist and a CTSP certified tree safety technician involved in all of our tree removals.
It's a dangerous job but someones got to do it!
The most dangerous job an arborist is involved in is tree removal. Precision, skills and safety precautions must always be utilized. The ways in which a tree can bend, twist and spin cannot be easily controlled. But, with the rigorous training and testing an arborist goes through in order to receive their certification, you can trust them to have your trees removed in a manner that is safe and cautionary. We do not recommend tree removal from a company that does not employ one.
We know that the cost of tree removal can be expensive and sometimes the thought of D.I.Y. can seem like a pretty good option. We hope that you change your mind.
Everyone has heard a story or seen a video of an inexperienced homeowner attempting to fell their own trees. Presumably, in order to save a few bucks they decide to handle it themselves. But, what is the eventual cost of a tree that lands on your home or car? How much would medical expenses be in the event of an accident involving the homeowner themselves? And if you read your homeowner’s insurance policy carefully, oftentimes there are exclusions for coverage of accidents that are easily avoided by making safer choices.
Tight Spot Tree Removal
At Waterford Tree Service we can safely remove your tree(s) of any size from any location. A tree in a dangerous or hazardous spot is exactly what we are trained for. We utilize hard hats and all other personal safety equipment at all times. Our approach is organized precision and prepared for any of the possible “unknowns” that can happen when working with trees.
We are fully insured and each and every worker is covered for workman’s compensation. Upon request we will happily provide you with these documents for your inspection. We recommend you request this of any tree service company you are considering hiring. This insurance is very expensive and many companies will say they have it when they don’t. They are betting on the consumer not asking to see their proof and typically they don’t. Don’t risk it. You could be held liable and even the best case scenario will be quite costly.
After your tree is removed we meticulously clean up after ourselves like we were never there. Your surrounding landscaping is safe and undisturbed. We work hard so we quickly and efficiently complete our services and let you get back to your day. We treat you, your home and property with the utmost respect. Our stacks of happy customer testimonials will attest to this fact. We do not leave until you are 100% satisfied with the services we performed. Our work is guaranteed. We want you to tell your neighbors, friends and family about the wonderful experience you had when you contracted Waterford Tree Service for the safe removal of your tree(s)!
History of Waterford, Michigan
- Waterford became a township in 1834 which means that it became a township 3 years before the State of Michigan was formed.
- Before Waterford was formed it was inhabited at least partially by two different Indian tribes, the Iroquois and the Algonquin.
- Alpheus Williams and Archibald Phillips took ownership of the 161 acres in 1818, that would later become the Village of Waterford. They originally paid $2/acre!
- The first school in Waterford was established in 1848 and was located at Andersonville Rd and Steffen Rd. Steffen is no longer a road and is actually a driveway now.
- The first cemetery was brought into existence in 1826.
- First post office was founded in 1835 and was located on the north side of Elizabeth Lake.
- One of the original stores that were built in early Waterford is now displayed in Greenfield Village.
- The first church was built in 1869 and still stands to this day and can be seen at its original location on Andersonville Road just west of Dixie Highway. (Waterford's Historical District)
- At the turn of the century the population of Waterford was just over 1k people.
- 1927- The State of Michigan approved the construction of M-59 (also known as Highland Rd)
- First fire department was a volunteer only force and was founded in 1941 with just one truck.
- 1944- Waterford schools were consolidated.
- 1951- Waterford police department was organized.
- 1964- First library opened its doors in Waterford.
- 1988- Hess Hathaway Park opened up as a historical location for the public to visit.
- 2000- The population has grown to well over 70k and continues to grow.
Source: Waterford Historical Society
Source: Waterford Michigan Government