Father-son team impresses customers with speed of stump grinding
Jun 25, 2015 | All Articles, Building Your Business

Father-son team impresses customers with speed of stump grinding

  • Entrepreneur uses Vermeer fleet to become first in firewood
  • Plan before you plant

    Plan before you plant

    Imagine that you arrive at your first appointment of the day and your customer eagerly comes bounding out the front door of the house to greet you. The customer enthusiastically directs you to plant the new tree right there because it will provide just the right amount of shade for the children to play during […]

  • Fun Tree Facts

    Fun Tree Facts

     General Sherman, a giant sequoia, is the largest tree (by volume) in the world, standing 275 feet (83.8 m) tall with 52,000 cubic feet of wood (1486.6 m). Leaves appear green because chlorophyll absorbs red and blue light energy, causing the green energy to bounce off the leaf’s surface. Methuselah, an estimated 4,765-year-old ancient bristlecone […]

  • Contractor shares seven secrets to the success of his two businesses
  • Trained tree-care team tackles tight timeframes

    Trained tree-care team tackles tight timeframes

    Reasonable and reliable are the cornerstones for Duane Cornett’s tree-care business and the motivation for naming his business R&R Tree Service. “Those principles are what made my company as prosperous as it is,” Cornett says. “We do big tree removals, emergency removals, tree and hedge trimming and uprooting.” In order to achieve business success, the […]

  • Real brush chippers wear pink

    Real brush chippers wear pink

    Pink usually isn’t the color of choice in the rugged tree care industry, but Doug Panchuk is out to change that. And he’s not making a fashion statement. Instead, he’s raising awareness of cancer with the recent addition to his tree service fleet of a pink-colored Vermeer BC1500 brush chipper. Panchuk, the owner-operator of Shurwood […]

  • Watch wear parts for brush chipper upgrade needs

    Watch wear parts for brush chipper upgrade needs

    Like all equipment in the tree-care industry, brush chippers will eventually reach a point when the hours of operation and tons of processed brush will cause a decline in machine performance. Varying philosophies exist on when an upgrade is needed. Todd Roorda, sales manager for tree care, rental and landscape business units at Vermeer says […]

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