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“Just wanted to say thank you for the professional and thorough job done. I was surprised by how quickly the trees disappeared. You replaced the fence for the weekend, so my dogs wouldn’t run away and came back to finish the grinding as soon as you could. I really appreciate your work.”

- Regan S


Tree Removal

Tree Removal Service in Ottawa

At Campbell Tree Experts Inc, we do not recommend tree removals unless it’s indispensable as dangerous situations can arise when damage or decay has occurred. If you need a professional tree removal service in Ottawa, reach out to Campbell Tree Experts Inc.


We are the go-to tree removal company in Ottawa. Our experienced and trained tree removal professionals are skilled in storm damage recovery and handling emergencies risk of injuring people or damaging property.


In addition, you can count on us for stump grinding, cabling and bracing, among other tree services in Ottawa. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

Do You Have a Dangerous Tree?

At Campbell Tree Experts Inc, we recognize and encourage healthy tree growth. But there are situations when trees in and around your property can pose a danger.


We recommend you consult with a certified arborist before finalizing to remove the tree. You can consider the following points to see whether you have a dangerous tree or not:

  • Are there large dead or detached branches?

  • Do you see cavities along the trunk or within major branches?

  • Does your tree have mushrooms and conks at the base?

  • Do you see cracks or splits in the trunk of the tree?

  • Have nearby trees fallen or died?

  • Is the trunk of your tree leaning?

  • Does it have many branches coming from one spot on its trunk?

  • Have damaged tree roots from digging, trenching, sidewalk repair, etc.?

  • Are there any recent constructions, changes in the soil level or landscape installations?

  • Is the tree heavily pruned or topped?


Managing Hazardous Trees in Ottawa

Our ISA-Certified arborists at Campbell Tree Experts Inc will help manage your property and provide solutions to reduce risk while protecting the health of your trees. We may suggest one or more of the following options:

  • Remove the target.

  • Pruning – removal of the decayed or damaged branches. Keep in mind that improper pruning can weaken the tree. You should use professionals like those at Campbell Tree Experts Inc.

  • Cabling and bracing – provides support for weak branches and stems, increasing strength and stability.

  • Routine care – your trees need routine care such as water, fertilizer (in some cases), mulch and pruning (as dictated by the season and your tree’s structure.

  • Removal – this may be the only option for a hazardous tree that poses a threat to people and property. Campbell Tree Experts Inc suggests planting a tree as a replacement in an appropriate area.

Being able to recognize tree hazards will not only enhance the safety of your property and that of your neighbours but may also improve your tree’s health and longevity! Contact us for more information about tree removal and other associated services.

Tree Removal in Action


Here is a time lapse of a tree removal. For a more efficient and safer way to remove your trees see our crane service page.


What to consider before removing a tree?

Depending on where you live, you will need to contact Ottawa Hydro or Hydro One to obtain line clearance for the safety of workers (10’ clearance needed from primary lines)

Obtaining proper permits such as City of Ottawa Distinctive Tree Permit, road encroachment and closure permits if needed (extra charges apply)


Traffic control following Book 7 for the safety of workers and pedestrians


Also, EAB (Emerald Ash Borer) infested wood needs to follow the CFIA (Canadian Food and Inspection Agency) guidelines and regulations.



Signs for Tree Removal in Ottawa

You can detect the following signals for tree removal to avoid possible tree accidents.

  • A damaged tree. 

  • A diseased tree. 

  • Dead trees. 

  • Dangerous trees. 

Our certified tree experts are committed to serving you better. Give us a call for your next tree removal project, and we can fix it for you!



Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does Tree Removal Cost in Ottawa?

Tree removal does not have a fixed amount or cost attached to it, it is determined by several factors. For instance, the size, location, health of the tree, among other factors. 

Is There Any Appropriate Time for Tree Removal?

Even though you can perform tree removal services any time, certain seasons are considered more suitable than the rest for tree removal. For instance, early spring or winter is the recommended season for tree removal. 

Do You Need a Permit for Tree Removal in Ottawa?

Since protecting the urban trees has become the need of the hour, you need a permit for tree removal in Ottawa. The rules and regulations vary based on your situation and needs.


Please check out more FAQ


Contact Us Today

To learn more about our tree removal services in Ottawa, contact us today. We also provide round-the-clock emergency services. Write to us at or fill out our online form. 


Hassle-free Tree Removal

Are you looking for quality tree care? We will ensure that no damage is done to your property during the job.

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