Proper management of your trees, promotes good tree health and compliance with legislation, which is particularly relevant to maintenance of clearances of vegetation near power lines.
With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard
Some tree loppers tout for business by putting flyers in letterboxes, advertising in the local newspaper or on noticeboards, promoting their services via social media, such as community Facebook pages, or advertising via online classifieds such as Gumtree.
In 2015 Consumer Protection received 160 enquiries and 34 complaints about tree loppers tending to relate to:
- damage to property
- failure to complete the job as agreed, for example not grinding stumps
- not removing debris / waste
- bullying tactics when sub-standard work is challenged.
To cut down your chance of having issues with a tree lopper we have some simple tips. READ MORE
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