How to Select a Tree Service Contractor

Things to Consider When Choosing a Tree Service Provider

How to select a tree service contractor is an important thing for everyone who wants to have a tree removed. This article will help you in picking the best tree service contractor. First of all, know what you want your tree to be like. Once you are aware of this, you can already start to look into some details regarding tree removal and how to choose a tree service contractor. There are a lot of companies that provide tree services, so you should find out all about a specific company before hiring them. To do this, you can contact a local tree care service provider or tree removal company and let them know your needs.

How to Select a Tree Service Contractor


One thing to consider when hiring a tree service contractor is what type of tree pruning you will require. Some tree providers can provide tree pruning services, while other may not. Make sure you understand this before hiring them.

When hiring a tree service contractor, it’s also important to check whether they’re familiar with the different tree removal methods available. Ask them about their experience and what kind of tree they’ve removed. In addition, it is important to ask whether they have any kind of insurance. If they don’t have insurance, it means they don’t have the financial standing that would cover any mistakes that they might make during the tree removal process.

Another thing you need to check is their license. If they’re not licensed, they’re not legitimate tree service contractors. A license shows that they’ve undergone some training and passed an examination proving that they’re tree care professionals and capable to handle tree care tasks.

Selecting a tree service contractor is not that hard. It’s just getting started that’s tough. So take your time and think things through before starting with the tree removal process. After all, you don’t want to waste money and time doing something that you’re not comfortable with.

So what are you waiting for? Hire a tree service contractor and make your property safer. Check the licensing details and background, ask your friends or neighbors who’ve had tree services and find a reputable company that will give your tree removal process a professional touch. If you do everything right, you can rest assured knowing that your tree removal project will be completed professionally and safely.

Choosing a tree service contractor, such as Parker Tree Service Jacksonville ( starts by you doing the research on local contractors in your area. Once you’ve done your research, you’ll see that tree removal companies appear to have good references and a good reputation. It’s important that you choose a tree service contractor that is able to give you a free estimate on tree removal. They should also offer a free consultation where you can meet them face to face and discuss the tree removal services they provide.

The best tree service contractor will also offer you a guaranteed time frame for tree removal. Their guarantee ensures that you won’t have to pay any unnecessary fees should your tree service provider fail to perform as promised. When choosing a tree service contractor, these are the things you need to look for.

Cover Story

Tiffany Shepis

Even if you’ve never seen one of the many films that Tiffany Shepis has been a part of, the chances of you knowing her name are great. A seemingly ubiquitous presence at conventions, a staple of Sci-Fi Channel cinema, Bravo’s Scariest Movies panel member; Tiffany Shepis is everywhere and the horror genre couldn’t be happier to have her. Whether you’re seeing her during her early Troma days, or last year’s ‘Nightmare Man’, one of the ‘Films to Die For’, there’s no doubt that your attention is always drawn to Tiffany. Now meet the woman under the actress. All photos courtesy of Dave Wilber

JP (John) Kaufmann writes a loving tribute to one of the greatest of our genre, Forrest J. Ackerman. He was among the most loved and is dearly missed. We wish to thank Uncle Forry for all the love he gave us. Many of us would not be here today had it not been for the inspiration of this man.

Hacker’s Source welcomes new Managing Editor Franklin E.Wales. Having been a staff writer for us for over 3 years, Frank has become a staple between the pages. Stepping up to help Eve run the publication is a challenge. One he is ready and willing to take on. We are proud to have him. Photo courtesy of Jacki Wales.

Indie horror fans know all about Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/Sci-Fi Festival that’s one of the top genre showcases in the United States today. But, does anyone know the woman behind it all? I thought it would be fun to take a peek behind the scenes and pick the brain of Denise Gossett, a woman who not only works hard to introduce us to the top films of the genre but is in her own right a fabulous actress. Let’s find out what really scares this fresh-faced, brand-new mom. Photos courtesy of Shriekfest

For Jimmy McDonough, the road to an obsession for knowledge came early in life. It’s a trait that has both blessed Jimmy and dammed him simultaneously. His biographies on Neil Young, Andy Milligan, and Russ Meyer have either delighted or enraged critics with their depth. No one runs lukewarm on Jimmy McDonough. It’s either hot or cold. That’s okay with Jimmy. He’s the first to admit his writing is longwinded, and that his books are not an easy sell.

This issue introduces a long time Hacker fan/supporter David Schmidt. David is also a filmmaker with the true heart of the indie spirit. He is a learn by doing the type of guy and jumped in the trenches to do what he loves, and that is to make films.

After making five feature films in the past five years in Northeastern Ohio, the Campbell Brothers recently relocated to Austin, Texas. Judging from their talent, their passion and will to get films made, these underground auteurs are an inspiration to many, and will likely wow audiences with their future endeavors.

Joe Ostrica has kept very busy, producing three feature films in two years. He also plans on making the Cleveland, Ohio-based outfit the go-to underground studio for fans of horror, B-Movies, and exploitation cinema by producing 3-5 movies per year.