qualified to provide examples of proper tree care based on tree biology.”
Pruning and Maintenance Specifications
Without good specifications, every arborist will be bidding
on a different type and amount of pruning.
Just like a builder would not even dream about bidding on
the construction of a home without a set of plans, why should you bid on a
pruning job without a set of plans (i.e. specifications)?
Unfortunately, most bids are submitted without proper specifications. The
biggest advantage of well-written specs, Is that all bidders will know
exactly what is to be done so they all bid on the same amount and type of
Without well-written specs, every firm will be bidding on a
different job! This is the main reason bids come in with such a wide range
of prices. Each job will require different specifications depending on the
tree’s age, size, health, location, amount of structural problems, the
budget and other factors.