Learn about services that arborists, provide criteria for selecting and arborist, and the benefits of hiring an ISA Certified Arborist from West Richland. We will continue our series in why it’s important to hire an Arborist. Continuing with the selection of the right Kennewick arborist:
Get estimates in writing. Most reputable arborists have their clients sign a contract. Be sure to read the contract carefully. Don’t be afraid to ask questions such as:
- When will the work be started and completed?
- Who is responsible for clean up?
- Is this the total price?
- What are the terms of payment?
- If I would like more work done, is there an hourly rate?
What is a Certified Arborist?
After all of this, the questions still remains. What exactly is a “certified Tri-Cities arborist?” An arborist by definition is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. An ISA arborist certification is a nongovernmental, voluntary process by which individuals can document their base of knowledge. It operates without mandate of law and is an internal, self-regulating device administered by the International Society of Arboriculture. Certification provides a measurable assessment of an individual’s knowledge and competence required to provide proper tree care.
We will continue with our series of why you should hire an arborist for all of your Pasco tree maintenance needs. Continue to Part 6.
Keep in mind that having trees on your property comes with a little bit of maintenance. With just a little maintenance, you can prevent most major pitfalls. You won’t have to be worried about trees causing property damage or even worse, personal injury. We look forward to discussing your tree maintenance needs. We have trained arborists in the Tri-Cities that are professional and that can answer any questions you have.