Q: Are you insured?
A: we are a fully insured company that provides a certificate of Insurance showing our active general liability and worker’s compensation policy coverage.

Q: Are you licensed?
A: yes, active contractors license is #1030067.

Q:do we need to get permits?
A: permits will be required in multiple situations. If we will be servicing a tree that is protected by current city/county ordinance. If we will be servicing a tree that is on city property. If heavy equipment will be closing off any sidewalk, bike lane, or car lanes.

Q: do you offer free quotes?
A: are proposal appointments are completely free. However, we also offer tree consultation/inspections that start at $75.00 visit fee.

Q:how long have you been on business? How much experience do you have?
A: RTS Arborists LLC is a family owned and operated business that has been servicing our clients in Ventura county for over 15years. Our crew is trained/certified with over 30years of experience.

Q: if a tree needs to be taken down, will my property be safe?
A: our professionally trained and certified team can ensure no damage to your home or surrounding structures. All work is done precisely and effectively.

Q:what is a certified arborist?
A: a certified arborist is a tree professional that has proven to have the necessary knowledge and experience in arboriculture.

Q: why is it important to prune my trees?
A: Tree pruning and maintenance is very important throughout a trees life span.
Early pruning ensures a strong central structure as well as overall balanced and safe canopy. Continuous pruning will effectively influence a healthy tree with strong roots and fully balanced structure.

Q: are you experienced with native trees?
A: With over 30years of experience, our crew is knowledgeable of our local native trees and the maintenance practices needed to keep them healthy.

Q: What is tree pruning, and why is it necessary?
A: Tree pruning is the process of selectively trimming branches and foliage to maintain a tree’s health, shape, and safety. It is necessary to remove dead or diseased branches, improve air circulation, and enhance the tree’s aesthetics.

Q: Can I perform tree pruning on my own, or should I hire professional tree pruners?
A: While minor pruning can be done by homeowners, professional tree pruners are recommended for more extensive or higher-reaching pruning tasks to ensure proper technique and safety.

Q: When is the best time for tree pruning?
A: The ideal time for pruning varies depending on the tree species. However, late winter or early spring, before new growth begins, is often recommended for many trees.

Q: What are the benefits of regular tree pruning?
A: Regular pruning promotes tree health, prevents disease, reduces safety hazards, and enhances a tree’s appearance.

Q: Is there a specific technique for tree pruning, and can it be harmful if done incorrectly?
A: Pruning requires specific techniques to avoid damaging the tree. Incorrect pruning can harm the tree, promote disease, and create safety risks.

Q: Do you provide emergency tree pruning services for storm-damaged trees?
A: Yes, we offer emergency tree pruning services to address storm-damaged trees promptly and ensure safety.

Q: Can you customize the tree pruning process to my specific tree and landscaping needs?
A: Yes, we tailor the pruning process to the tree species, its age, location, and your specific landscaping goals.

Q: How do I know if a tree on my property needs pruning?
A: Signs that a tree needs pruning include dead or diseased branches, overhanging branches that pose a risk, or if the tree’s shape needs improvement.

Q: How can I request tree pruning services or obtain a quote for a pruning project?
A: To request tree pruning services or obtain a quote, please contact us through our website or by phone. We will assess your specific tree pruning needs and provide a customized solution.

Q: What are the benefits of professional tree planting services?
A: Professional tree planting ensures proper species selection, placement, and care. It promotes healthy tree growth, enhances property aesthetics, and provides environmental benefits.

Q: How do I choose the right tree species for my property?
A: Our experts can help you select tree species that thrive in your local climate, considering factors like soil type, sun exposure, and space availability.

Q: Do you provide trees, or do I need to purchase them separately?
A: We can source and provide trees for you, or you can purchase them separately. We’ll ensure the trees meet the necessary specifications for planting.

Q: When is the best time to plant trees?
A: Fall and early spring are ideal planting seasons, as trees are dormant and the weather is conducive to root establishment. However, certain species may have specific planting windows.

Q: How deep should trees be planted?
A: Tree planting depth varies by species, but typically, the hole should be as deep as the root ball and two to three times as wide.

Q: Do you handle tree planting for commercial and residential properties?
A: Yes, we offer tree planting services for both residential and commercial clients. We tailor our approach to meet your specific needs.

Q: Can you assist with tree care and maintenance after planting?
A: Yes, we offer ongoing tree care services, including pruning, fertilization, and disease management, to ensure the long-term health of your trees.

Q: Do you guarantee the survival of newly planted trees?
A: While we take every precaution to ensure successful planting, the survival of trees depends on various factors, including care and environmental conditions. We provide guidance for proper tree care.

Q: Are there any permits or regulations related to tree planting that I need to be aware of?
A: Depending on your location, there may be permits or regulations regarding tree planting. We can assist in obtaining the necessary permits and complying with local rules.

Q: How can I request a quote or schedule tree planting services?
A: You can contact us through our website, by phone, or via email to request a quote or schedule tree planting services. We look forward to helping you enhance your property with new trees.

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