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Hiring a tradesman for hedge trimming or removal

Whether trimming a hedge to make your garden look better for summer or removing a hedge altogether, it is important to have the right tradesman to make sure the job is done quickly and competently. Plentific can help you find the best tradesmen in your local area offering the services you require with a bespoke contact list based on your location and needs. The Plentific website hosts the information for over 75,000 professional tradesmen across the UK, including customer reviews and ratings. With Plentific you can be sure of being able to make the right hire in a nick of time.

What do you need to know about hedge trimming or removal?

The cost of having a hedge trimmed will depend on the size of the job. For a small basic garden hedge you can just hire a handyman to do the work, while for larger hedges you may want a professional gardener or even a tree surgeon. Certain tradesmen may have a limit on the height they will work at, so try to have accurate measurements for the hedge itself. Tradesmen that do hedge trimming will usually include waste disposal as part of their quote. Make sure of this, as you may prefer to get rid of the waste yourself to save money. Keep in mind that tradesmen will be much busier with jobs like these during certain seasons, so if you want the work done during spring or summer you should be prepared to pay more. Removing a hedge can be a difficult job depending on its type and size. Privet hedges for example have shallow roots and are relatively easy to remove, while leylandii can be significantly trickier. Unless the hedge is particularly large then it should be simple to get a quote over the phone, in which case it is better to get a quote for the entire job rather than an hourly rate. Again, you may be able to get rid of waste yourself to save money, though for larger jobs it is much quicker and simpler to have your tradesmen do it.

Be sure to collect several quotes to compare, including breakdowns, before making your choice of who to hire. Remember that your tradesmen will be working with potentially dangerous equipment and so it is important to make sure they have adequate coverage against accidental damage and liabilities. Do not allow a tradesman to take on a dangerous job unless they have experience doing so in addition to the correct safety equipment. Check customer reviews from previous jobs when you are comparing tradesmen, and look out to see if they are members of any national tradesmen’s organisations such as the Arboriculturalist Association or the Gardener’s Guild, as such groups enforce high standards for their members. 

Latest Jobs

Daniel S.

need to do the entire garden again so need a free quote please the double garage will be taken down as well .

Periklis G. in NW2

Overhanging branches from neighbour's trees, reducing sunlight. chainsaw and ladder are required to carry out the job. Ideally saturday/sunday it's better for us

Elizabeth in N17


Omer in N11

Need to remove tree in front garden to make space for a driveway. It is roughly 3-4m in height. I need all waste removed and the root extracted. Job is in North London, N11

Latest Reviews

by Bfilzek ..
What is outstanding about the men that work for LD Property Services is the personal qualities they bring, they are polite, kind, thoughtful and so hard working. They take pride in their work and will stay later to finish something off or prepare for the next day, they've also worked a couple of Saturdays.
by Adina P.
Great work from Metin on fixing a few things around the house, including installing TV bracket and shoe cabinets, trimming and sanding down door frames and installing new door frame floor separators. Metin was very professional and attentive to details, he advised on best course of action and left the areas cleaned after the work. Would definitely recommend him.
by Orly G.
Rafal is a real professional, he did a really good job. He did it quickly with no delays. I found that he is a very honest man, ask for a very fair price and do a high quality work. I would definitely hire him again for further jobs.
by Anel P.
Honest, professional and effective. They did an excellent job in a very short time. We are delighted with the finished bathroom! Thank you!