ATTENTION CONSUMERS! Please review this important information you need to know before hiring a tree care company.
Is registered with the Tree Care Registry
Has pesticide license, if applicable.
Has local license to operate within your community.
Provides a Sales Tax ID number.
Provides proof of workers compensation (not required for sole proprietorship businesses).
Provides copies of bonding insurance
None of these accreditations are legal or statutory requirements, but are qualifications that demonstrate a high level of professional training. Consider asking your tree care company if they have:
Visit the Tree Trust’s Community Tree Planting Guide, chapter 8, for more detailed information on hiring a tree care company
The Tree Owner’s Manual published by the Forest Service has information about tree planting