Tree Trimming in Portland Oregon

Tree trimming is a skill and a learned trade like plumbing or carpentry. Each tree is different and requires a different set of tools and techniques. We bring 30 years of experience with us to each Portland tree trimming job. Give Us a Call At (503) 358-8754 Schedule An Estimate

Portland Tree Trimming Service

The continuous rainfall in the Pacific Northwest is great for trees. It allows trees to grow, and grow, and grow! Portland trees need to be trimmed to keep the danger to a minimum, and aesthetics to a max.

Keeping your trees trimmed means that your trees can live long & beautiful lives, without having to undergo massive tree surgery or removal due to limb breakage and loss. When trees become overgrown, they can get too close to buildings, utility lines, and adjacent properties.

Local real estate agents will tell you that a properly maintained tree will increase your home’s value by thousands. It takes years and years for a tree to fully mature. It is in your best interest and just makes the most investment sense to take care of and maintain the trees on your property.

Tree Trimming for Monkeymans tree service is where an exact science and a graceful art form come together. There is an exact science when it comes to trimming trees. Without specific knowledge and years of experience, you can severely damage a tree. Trees were meant to be but in exact ways and there are growth paths that will encourage a tree to grow in a way that will give it a healthy beautiful future. At the same time, no two trees are the same and there is a true art to making a tree look beautiful when you are finished with it and bringing out each tree’s natural beauty and character. At Monkey Man’s tree service we strive to make the best possible decisions when it comes to your trees. If you hire someone who is inexperienced and they cut off the wrong limb on your tree, it will take years for the tree to look right again and it could cause the tree permanent damage. This is where our 30+ years of experience make all the difference.

Call us today for a free tree trimming quote (503) 358-8754.

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Portland Tree Removal FAQs

If a tree branch falls and hurts someone could I be liable?

In most cases, yes, you as the home owner would be liable. This is a huge reason to keep your Portland, OR, trees trimmed and healthy. Monkeyman’s Tree Service will trim off any dead or dying branches that would be at high risk for falling or being blown down in a storm. This will make your trees safer and much less likely lose a branch that hurts someone.

What is included in a Portland, OR, tree trimming job?

When Monkeyman’s Tree Service performs a Portland, OR, tree trimming job we first listen to the home owner and find out what the owners goals for the tree are. We then make a trimming plan and go to work. We will remove the dead dying or compromising branches. We can trim back branches hanging low over roadways, close to power lines, or into homes or structures.

How long will a tree trimming job in Portland, OR take?

This depends on a number of factors including the size of the tree and how much of the tree needs to be trimmed. Because Monkeyman’s Tree Service employs some of the most experienced tree trimmers in the region we are able to trim trees quickly while still keeping our perfect safety record intact.

How much does Portland, OR, tree trimming cost?

This is hard to say without seeing your tree. Monkeyman’s tree service will be happy to come out to your home or business free of charge to look at your tree and give you an estimate. We are proud to be a low cost Portland, OR tree service company. We consistently are able to bid jobs for less than our competitors. We are able to do this because of our perfect safety record and our commitment to our customers. Call Monkeyman’s Tree Service today to schedule a time for a free Portland, OR, tree trimming quote today! (503) 358-8754

Will I need to remove the trimmed branches after you trim my trees?


Monkeyman’s Tree Service will do all of the clean up after a tree trimming job. We gather all the limbs that have been cut down and run them through a chipper, turning them into mulch on the spot. The chipper delivers the multch into one of our company trucks and we take it way for you. We take care of all the clean up. Monkeyman’s Tree Service is committed to making Portland, OR, tree trimming as simple as possible for our customers.

Do you have workers compensation, a license, bond and insurance?


All of the above! We are licensed bonded and insured and every employee is covered under workers compensation. This keeps you as the home owner safe from any liability during our work on your trees. You can hire Monkeyman’s Tree Service with complete peace of mind.

Can I trim my own trees?

This is a bad idea. Unless you are an expert at tree trimming, you can do some serious long term damage to your trees. Improperly trimmed trees can cause weak branches later on. This can lead to branch failure and open the tree up for disease and death. Improperly trimming your trees can ultimately lead to tree failure especially during a storm. Having a professional trim your trees is a necessary part of owning a property with trees. Monkeyman’s Tree Service has over 30 years of experience trimming trees. We will make sure that they are trimmed in a way to produce a thriving future for your Portland, OR, tree landscape.

How often sould I get my trees trimmed?

Every tree is different, but typically we recommend that you get your trees trimmed once a year. This ensures healthy growth patterns, and safety for your tree and property.

I have a tree that is huge! Do you have the equipment to be able to trim it?


We have bucket trucks that can reach up to 70 feet. Anything that the bucket truck is not able to reach, one of our climbers will be able to reach. We employ experienced climbers that can safely reach almost any part of a tree. Monkeyman’s Tree Service specializes in large or hard to get to trees that our competition doesn’t have the equipment or expertise to be able to do. No matter what your tree service need, Monkeyman’s Tree Service is here for you at any time of the day or night. Call (503) 358-8754

Do I need a permit to trim my trees?

Generally the answer is no. However you should always check with your county first to make sure.

Other Tree Services

Tree Removal
Tree Removal Tree removal takes strategy, planning, and flawless execution to properly remove a tree safely. Throughout Portland’s highly dense tree population, tree removals are commonly necessary to make way for new projects and prevent damage to property. Learn More
Land Clearing
Land Clearing Monkeyman’s Tree Service has been doing Portland, OR, commercial lot clearing for more than 30 years. We have the equipment and experienced technicians to get any lot cleared quickly to any specifications. Learn More
Stump Grinding
Stump Grinding After a tree has been removed, a stump is left with all of its roots. The only option for effective stump removal is to grind out the stump and remove it to prevent the tree from re-sprouting a new tree in place of the old one. Monkeyman’s Tree Service has been performing Portland, OR stump grinding for more than 30 years. Learn More
Emergency Services
Emergency Services The Pacific Northwest is notorious for its trees… and also its weather. Combine the two, and you may very well have a need for an emergency or hazardous tree removal. OPEN 24 HOURS Learn More

Residential & Commercial Tree Trimming

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Residential Tree Trimming

Residential tree trimming is one of the easiest things that you can do as a homeowner to ensure the overall safety of your home’s future. You can rest easy during a wind storm knowing that your trees are healthy and not a danger to your family. Having your Portland, OR, trees trimmed will allow you keep enjoying the comfort and shade of your beautiful Portland, OR trees for years to come. Call Monkeyman’s Tree Service today for a free quote for Portland, OR, residential tree service (503) 358-8754

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Commercial Tree Trimming

Keeping the trees on your commercial property properly trimmed will give your business a professional presence that cannot be fabricated any other way. Keeping you businesses trees properly trimmed will also keep you, your building and your employees safe from dead or dying branches and prevent your trees from growing in unsafe directions. Call Monkeyman’s Tree Service and get a free quote for Portland, OR commercial tree trimming today! (5063) 875-5609

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