Cost of Cutting Down and Removing a Tree
- The size of your tree plays a large role in how much you’ll pay to have it removed. For example:
- Small Trees up to 30 Feet in Height – €250 to €550
- Medium Trees between 30 and 60 Feet in Height – €550 to €800
- Large Trees between 60 and 80 Feet in Height – €800 to €1,100
- Extra-Large Trees between 80 and 100 Feet in Height – €1,100 to €2,200 or more depending on complexity.
What’s Typically Included in the Price?
As far as the prices above go, the total tree cutting cost should include cutting the tree down to a small stump about 2 inch above ground, chipping and hauling away its branches and chopping its trunk into manageable sections. However, you may pay more for some of those services. A few things that can add to the total bill include:
- Stump Grinding – If you’d like the stump to be removed as well, a stump grinder will be needed. You’ll pay up to €450 extra for a large stump and up to €100 for a small one.
- Branch Chipping and Hauling – You may pay an extra €70 to €150 per hour to have the branches chipped, and you can expect to pay an extra €150 or so to have the chips hauled away.
- Haul Away Trunk Wood – After the trunk has been cut into sections, you can have it hauled away. However, you will pay up to €350 or more to have it done.
Cost of Pruning
The size of the tree and the branch count has a major impact on the total amount that you will pay. It makes sense that a larger, taller tree will cost more to trim than a smaller, shorter one. Larger trees have more branches, and they take a lot longer to trim and prune. A rough breakdown of the average price for a professional tree trimming is as follows:
- 30 Feet and Shorter – Trees that are up to 30 feet high, like Russian olive trees and dogwood trees, cost between €150 and €450.
- 30 Feet to 60 Feet – It costs between €450 and €850 to have trees in this height range, like crab apple trees.
- 60 Feet and Taller – You can expect to pay between €850 and €1,000 or more to have an exceptionally tall tree, like a red oak, pruned.
Many factors affect the cost of tree trimming. They include:
- location of the tree.
- the time that has elapsed since the last pruning.
- accessibility. If our chipper or stump grinder cannot access the site.
- the health of the tree, dead trees may not be removable by climbing.
- rope lowering of branches in tight spots.