Why Hire an Arborist?
An arborist, by definition, is an individual trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. Arborists are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly.
Darius Hardwick | Certified Arborist
Darius is an ISA Certified Arborist® and State of Ohio licensed pesticide applicator. While most of the work we do involves removing dead, damaged or undesirable trees, Darius strives to be a valuable resource in preserving the health and vitality of desirable trees.
Darius has 20 years experience as a self employed contractor as well as five years as a volunteer firefighter/EMT, where he originally learned rope work and climbing.
An Arborist Can Help Your Tree Care Services:
Trees are an important part of any property, providing shade, shelter, and aesthetic appeal. However, there are times when a tree needs to be removed. This can be due to the tree dying, becoming infested with insects or pests, posing a threat to the property, or simply no longer being needed.
Tree pruning is the art of removing branches or stems to benefit the health, growth, and natural form of a tree. When done correctly, tree pruning can improve the tree's appearance, increase its lifespan, and reduce the likelihood of damage from wind, pests, and disease.
Selecting the right tree for the right area is crucial. Certified arborists are trained in tree biology and can provide guidance on which tree species is best suited for your property based on the existing conditions.
Certified arborists are trained to identify tree health problems and make appropriate treatment recommendations. We have the knowledge and experience to correctly diagnose tree disease and pest problems.
Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
ISA’s Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) as an instructor-led credential that demonstrates professional knowledge in tree risk assessment through participation in a training course and passing its accompanying exam. The TRAQ program offers tree care professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the fundamentals of tree risk assessment by learning a standardized, systematic process for assessing tree risk and providing information to tree owners and risk managers for making informed decisions that will promote the safety of people and property and enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity. Through education and training, arborists will learn strategies to systematically identify and assess tree risk.
Contact us today to speak with Darius Hardwick, an ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor. 614-746-6756