Alexandria VA

Tree Service, Tree & Stump Removal, & Tree Trimming in Alexandria VA

JL Tree Service has provided tree & stump removal & pruning in Alexandria since 1975.  Alexandria VA has many mature trees and the City actually has its own tree crews, equipment, and trucks to keep up with all the work!  Tree service is also contracted out by the City to maintain the beauty and keep the safety for the general public.  You can have our certified arborist evaluate your trees on an annual basis to help ensure they are in good health, and are properly maintained.

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Alexandria VA Commercial & Residential Tree Services

Our company has served thousands of residential customers and hundred of commercial companies in Alexandria. Fort Belvoir is a place with many trees, we have serviced this location through many contacts over the years.  Mt Vernon, old George Washington’s property has many estates and beautiful properties.  We have provided tree services to many local residents in Mt Vernon.  Franconia & Belle Haven has similar gorgeous houses and properties as well, and JL Tree Service Inc has many repeat customers in this area.  Trail walking is a hobby for many people, and there are many great Alexandria trails to explore.

Tree Removals & Trimming in Alexandria VA may require Permits, Power Company, & Crane Service

It is often that we coordinate with Dominion VA Power to either cut back limbs to close to power lines or have Dominion drop power while we cut the trees that are in close proximity to power lines.  OSHA’s rule is that private tree companies do not work within 15′ of high tension power lines – pole to pole.  The 220 service drops or pole to house lines are shielded, with much less current running through them so its OK for private tree services to work close to them, with extra care.  JL Tree Service Inc has the necessary equipment such as aerial lifts and large cranes to help remove large trees in close proximity to houses that are in decline or dead/dying.

Assessing trees, what to keep an eye out for?

Nick Shively, our certified arborist for this area wrote a great article identifying some of the current tree related issues to keep a lookout for.  Usually, if you see the frass from the Ambrosia beetle as an example in the picture above, its time to get the tree removed unfortunately.  Assessing a tree for decline and catching it early can potentially save the mature tree.

Emergency Tree Service in Alexandria VA

A few years back, a storm burst hit the Del Ray area in Alexandria pretty hard.  I remember driving up the streets in Del Ray seeing a different tree company at every other house, it was a pretty astonishing site.  Our company took many trees of roofs for commercial and residential customers.  Our cranes and tree crews stayed busy with this storm for an entire week performing emergency tree services.

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