1, 2 Tree Care
Arborist Services

We create safe and pleasant spaces by caring for trees

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Our Vision

To create a balanced environment between people, properties and trees

Our Mission

To create safe and pleasant spaces by caring for trees

Our Core Values

Safety, environment, balance and strong work ethic

1, 2 Tree Care

Hi. I’m George from 1, 2 Tree Care. We are a tree service and arborist company based in North Vancouver. We operate in North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam and the Lower Mainland.

We offer tree removal, tree pruning, tree trimming, stump grinding, stump removal, hedge removal, hedge trimming, garden maintenance, tree planting and gutters cleanup services.

We will help you eliminate the threat of human harm or property damage caused by trees and hedges. We will increase your property value by creating a visually pleasant environment where you feel good.

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Our Services

Tree removal

We’ll ensure the safety of people, property and surroundings cultivation

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Tree pruning

We help trees to reach the full potential of growth, health, vitality and long life

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Tree trimming

Increase the value and visual appearance of your property

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Stump removal

Tidy up your landscape with our stump removal services

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Stump grinding

Effective and environmentally friendly method of removing tree stumps

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Hedge removal

We will update the visual appearance of your space and protect your property

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Hedge trimming

We will encourage healthier thicker and more symmetrical growth

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Tree planting

Trees is our bread and butter. We love them and plant them

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Gutters cleanup

Protect the value of your home against rain and water damage

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Arborist vs tree service

Let’s clear the difference between these two.

Tree service only refers to a business that offers various plant care-related services. 

An arborist is a professional who went through many hours of training and experience in the cultivation and study of trees.

What is an arborist?

An arborist is a professional in the field of arboriculture, which studies the cultivation and management of individual trees, shrubs, vines and other perennial woody plants.

Or said in a simpler way, arborists, sometimes also called tree doctors are tree professionals that maintain the trees for the safety of people and surrounding properties as well as ensure the health of the trees themselves. They are trained in the care and maintenance of trees, shrubs and other plants.

What does an arborist do?

An arborist studies the function of trees, their structure, growth, cultivation, diseases and other aspects of tree surgery. It is a management of individual trees, shrubs, vines and other woody plans. 

An arborist’s most common tasks are tree removal, tree pruning and other tree care-related services.

Why hire us?

We have the skills, experience and tools to perform these tasks safely and efficiently.

We will help you secure the safety of people, increase the value of your property, maximize the health of your trees and create a visually pleasing environment for you and your close ones.

1, 2 Tree Care

Eliminate the threat of human harm or property damage. Increase your property value. Create a visually pleasant environment where you feel good.

Why hire an ISA certified arborist

ISA arborist certification is a non-governmental voluntary process that ensures that tree professionals have the necessary knowledge and competence for tree care.

ISA arborists undergo continuous education and should have knowledge in tree biology, diagnosis, maintenance, safety and other areas in the tree-related industries.

How to choose the right tree service or arborist professional

Check for ISA arborist credentials. ISA-certified arborists and ISA board-certified master arborists have the experience to cover many aspects of plant care.

Confirm their membership in professional organizations such as the international society of arboriculture ISA, tree care industry association TCIA.

Always ask for proof of insurance, local permits and licences.

Get more quotes and estimates to put them into perspective so you can make the right choice.

Watch out for bargains and deals that are too good to be true. Arborists work in close proximity to your property and tree falling to the wrong side can cause you a lot of financial stress.

Sign a contract that is clear on the scope of work and the price.

How much is an arborist?

It depends on the project but the average job can cost around $1000 CAD per visit. Smaller jobs can come up few hundred dollars. Large ones can be up to several thousand.

Arborist services

Consultation $80 – $150
Wood chipping $70 – $150
Deep root fertilization $100 – $350
Tree trimming $80 – $1000
Removal services $400 – $2000

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What is an arborist report?

An arborist report is a formal document that gives you an overall inventory of various trees on a site. It highlights the health, dimensions and potential issues for each tree. They focus on hazards to property or walkways posed by trees or other woody plants.

It is a scientific and well-documented report of assessed tree condition along with recommendations for your trees and woody plants.

When should you get an arborist report?

Your garden or yard has old and dying trees that pose danger.

When you’re applying for a permit for diseased, dying or dead trees.

You need a retention plan for trees in your garden.

Municipal bylaws.

If you’re applying for a development permit.

To identify the future work.

For tree evaluations.

What should an arborist report include?

Tree species: Effects the disease resistance and long-term sustainability.

Tree health: Damage, disease.

Dimensions: Height, diameter, crown size.

Risk assessment

Site plans: Shows the location in the general space.

Photography: To provide support for recommended action.

Discussion and recommendations: Recommended actions steps to deal with specific issues.

Do you need professional tree care services?

Eliminate the threat of human harm or property damage. Increase your property value. Create a visually pleasant environment where you feel good.