Our History

A Tree Service Company that is Family Owned and Operated, with a History of Quality Work, Quick Repsonses, & Reasonable Rates

A Tree Service Company started in 1975

JL Tree Service Inc was created in 1975 by John Lewett.  It all started with some help from family, friends, a truck, and a few happy first time customers!

Today, JL Tree Service Inc is a leading tree service provider in the DC Metropolitan area.  JL states that some of the keys to his success in business all of these years are honesty, hard work, and taking care of his employees. Many employees of the company have currently been working here for over 15-20 years, with some over 30 years.

JL Tree Service Inc has approximately 90 full time employees to include:

7 full time sales estimators (including multiple ISA Certified Arborists). Each sales person has their own service areas. MEET THE TEAM

10 full time experienced tree crews, some 3 and 4 man crews with many employees that have been with the company for a long time. Most crews have 2-3 tree climbers, a crew foreman, and a groundman. All of the tree crew foreman’s speak great English.

3 separate stump crews each with their own truck, trailer, and stump grinder machine

2 full time crane operators who are experienced in performing safe and efficient tree removals with cranes and crane rentals.

1 prentice log loader operator & driver

8 office personnel

3 shop mechanics

3 heavy equipment operators, such as rubber tire loaders, the horizontal grinder that processes all of the company’s tree debris & material into mulch, and a excavator with a log buster to reduce larger sized wood.


JL Tree Service Inc is a TCIA Accredited tree care company

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