Why Hire a Certified Arborist?

TreeHugger Complete Tree Care is proud to have ISA Certified Arborists on our crew.

Healthy trees serve our world well and a way to protect them and ensure a long and healthy life is to hire an professional arborist. Professionally trained arborists know how to properly maintain trees for the safety of the public and the health and well being of the trees.

For many years we operated a safe and professional tree service company without a certified arborist on staff. However, as we grew, we learned to appreciate the importance and value of tree care education and professionalism.

A certified Arborist is a nongovernmental and voluntary position where individuals document their knowledge and competency in proper tree care. When a profession becomes certified, some areas they are equipped in include tree biology, diagnosis, maintenance practices, and safety. In addition, they are required to continue their education to maintain their certification and are more likely to be up to date with our industry standards and techniques.

Services that a Certifed Arborist Provide


  • Necessary to improve the health, appearance, and safety of trees. Removing dead, damaged, weak, or decaying limbs that may p[ose a risk to people or surrounding structures.
  • Trees that are diseased or insect-infested.
  • Improving tree structure and reducing the likelyhood of future damage durring weather realted events.


  • Some situations where and Arborist can help you decide wether a tree should be removed.
  • A dead or dying tree
  • A Risk to people or structures
  • Poor location, crowding, causing harm to other trees


  • Removing or pruning storm-dmaged trees is dangerous work but a professional arborist can safely perform the task and help reduce furthur risk to oyur propery and your people.


  • Our TreeHugger Crew is happy to give you sugestion for propper tree planting locations and advice on the right tree for your area. Poorly planted trees are a sad truth and the result is often the removal of a healthy.


  • Adds extra support to branches with weak limbs.



Sean Deakins is an ISA Certified Arborist, NCCER Certified Crane Operator, a founder and owner of TreeHugger Complete Tree Care. He has been working alongside his dad and partner, Denny Deakins from the age of 15 and has earned his position every step of the way. He began as a groundsman and is now a valuable leader in our company with a millennial vision for our crew. He is our TreeMec Crane operator, visionary and steady hand in all areas. We often hear from our customers, appreciation for his respect and kindness when they meet with him for quotes. He has a way to figure out what needs figuring out and we are both proud and grateful to have him as a leader for Our TreeHugger Crew.

Sean Deakins ISA Certified Arborist https://certificates.isa-arbor.com/be361f48-a209-4a63-931d-106dc15c656c#gs.gwzktb

A day spent among the trees is never a day wasted.

Trees exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive. Can we ever forget that? Let us love trees with every breath we take until we perish.”

― Munia Khan

  • Search for reviews, your fellow homeowners are a good refrence, embrace that.
  • Ask for proof of insurnace
  • Three quotes are better than one!
  • Be weary of special deals or offers
  • Get it in writing and never agree to up front payment – signed agreements are a good thing.
  • Don’t always accept the lowest quote. A good deal is not alwasy a good deal.
  • Examine credentials and work agreements.

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Jared Warne

8 Years of Service in Arboriculture
Climbing Arborist/Aerial Lift Arborist

Jared is technical, talented, steady, and brave and has proven to be a key component of our crew, and we look forward to watching him grow as an arborist. He is teachable, desires to learn, and has a bright future in this profession.

Brandon Haynes

2 Years of Service in Arboriculture
Ground Crew Operator

Brandon is solid, trustworthy, and dependable; he is crucial to keeping our crew on track to finish each job well. There is nothing this guy can’t or won’t do, which makes him highly valuable to us, and we appreciate all he does. How we do the little things is how we do everything, and Brandon has a keen eye for detail.

Dawna Deakins

7 Years of Service In Arboriculture
CTSP/Director Of Operations

Dawna is our customer relations, safety officer, and daily operations. She keeps our crew and customers connected and leads us to continually pursue growing into the elite group of professional tree care companies available to homeowners in the Metro. We appreciate the many hats she wears and sometimes a helmet.

Sean Deakins

7 Years of Service in Arboriculture
NCCER Certified Crane Operator
ISA TRAC Qualified

Sean is a TreeHugger founder and our millennial visionary. Our TreeMek crane operator with steady hands and a critical eye for the little things keeping our crew safe and efficient, and we appreciate that about him! Our innovator with workboots on with a perspective to work smarter than harder.

Denny Deakins

26 years of Service in Arboriculture
Sales Arborist

Denny is a TreeHugger founder with old-school techniques and roots that keep us grounded in grit and growth. He is talented and passionate and brings years of experience to lead our crew. We appreciate his leadership and ability to do whatever is necessary while growing in education and skill. He reminds us that you are never too old to learn new things.