Frequently Asked Arborist Questions

Do you have insurances?

Yes. At KTS Trees or Arborists Canberra and Jindabyne are insured to protect you, your property and our staff in the event of an incident. Please contact the office to obtain certificates of currency.

Are you members of any Associations?

We are members of the following associations:

Do I need council permission?

Each council has slightly different requirements, check the council regulations tab on this site. If you are still unsure ask one of our team members

How do I apply for a permit?

Visit your local council website – there is usually an application form which needs to be filled out and an application fee usual applies. Our team can also apply for the permits on your behalf. We do charge a fee for this process.

Will the person coming to do the quote be qualified?

Yes. All of our arborists are fully qualified or have been given the opportunity to undergo certified training through KTS and the relevant training organisations. Each of our qualified arborists brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience, enabling us to perform tree care of the highest standard.

Will you take away all the debris?

Yes. We take all the debris away unless specified. Wood can be cut for firewood if requested. You are also welcome to the mulch produced from your job. Please remember though the truck must able to dump the mulch somewhere. 

Will you clean up at the end of the work?

Yes. All tree work at KTS comes with a satisfaction guarantee. If you are not happy with the way your property is left, let us know and we will continue to clean up the property until it meets your expectations.

How do you remove entire trees or large trees?

At KTS we are experts in Canberra tree removals. We use the latest equipment to safely remove any size tree from even the most confined urban spaces without doing any damage to your property. We will be able to decide the best approach for your situation during first inspection.

How do you remove the stumps?

With specialist stump grinding equipment and qualified staff, we can offer stump removal solutions for any situation – we can even remove stumps in those hard to reach places like raised garden beds. KTS will completely remove your stump, leaving the area clean and tidy ready for you to make use of your newly reclaimed space.

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