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DPKay Tree Surgery Services


DPKay provide scheduled maintenance to Trees and Hedges as well as one off work, such as removing Trees or reducing the height and width of large Hedges. We can also keep grounds looking good by providing our mowing and hedge cutting service.

Committed to providing excellent service to each client regardless of the size of your trees. DPKay are qualified and skilled in all aspects of tree work and hold Public Liability insurance to £5,000,000 We use various techniques to safely remove branches using the appropriate equipment, lowering ropes and devices, elevated work platforms or by crane.

For more information or to book a Free no obligation quote and professional advice call Damian on 0113 219 5597 or 07703 348 280

Before carrying out any work to trees, Damian will contact the relevant authority on your behalf for Tree Preservation Orders (T.P.O’s) and conservation area checks. Heavy fines can be imposed on both tree owners and contractors for unauthorised tree works. We can deal with any necessary forms and paper work to seek permission to work on protected trees for you.

As standard, We remove trees and cuttings from your property which is then recycled. All workplaces are left in a clean condition; smaller trunks and branches are fed through our wood chipper and can be left on site for use as mulch if preferred, Clients are welcome to keep logs for their own use if they wish.

logging up re-using cut wood  hedges 

Trees

  • Pruning and Shaping
  • Crown lifts and Crown reductions
  • Crown thinning, Deadwooding and Cleaning
  • Tree dismantling and removal
  • Tree Felling

Hedges

  • Hedge cutting
  • Reduction
  • Removal

Grounds Maintenance

  • Shrub pruning and shaping
  • Planting
  • Mowing
  • Strimmer and brushcutter work
crown lift 50 feet up  trimming ivy 

Pruning and Shaping

Generally performed on young trees, to enable them to develop into the desired shape and can reduce the need to carry out tree surgery in its maturity.
This involves selective removal of branches to control the direction of growth and encourage the formation of fruits and flowers. 

Crown lifts and crown reductions

The crown in arboriculture terms, is the branches and leaves of the tree.
A crown lift (or raise) is to remove a trees lowest branches to a given height, this is usually carried out if these branches are causing an obstruction or to allow light and space underneath a trees canopy.

Crown reduction

Often performed on a larger tree that has outgrown its location. This procedure can reduce Wind resistance or the ‘Sail effect’ so reducing the risk of wind damage or uprooting.
This is achieved by shortening the length of branches to appropriate side branches, reducing its height and spread creating a well-proportioned and balanced look.

Thinning. Deadwooding. Cleaning

Thinning of the tree canopy is achieved by removing smaller, weaker branches and the selective removal of certain branches to create gaps in the canopy allowing light to penetrate and pass through and reducing its overall leaf density. Correct thinning can make the removal of a tree unnecessary. It will also reduce wind resistance as it increases air flow within the tree crown.

Deadwood occurs naturally within trees, as part of a trees defence system. It will eventually fall to the ground creating a risk to people or property.  

Cleaning is the removal of unwanted branches, such as those which are rubbing against one another, or dying. Unwanted epicormic growth and invasive climbing plants such as Ivy would also be removed.

Tree Removal. Felling. Dismantling

When a tree needs removing altogether and there isn’t sufficient space around to fell it safely, It is dismantled. Traditionally, this involves the tree being cut into suitable sections and lowered down to the ground under control using ropes and specialist lowering equipment. Once on the ground, staff can carry out additional cutting or chipping.

If a tree isn’t safe or there are several trees in a row to climb, it may be necessary and cost effective to use a mobile working platform. This can be positioned exactly where the climber prefers and small branches can be removed quickly without the same risks.