What is a Crane Fee?
When buying larger, heavier specimen trees, getting the specimen in the right location makes all the difference for your landscape. When making large additions to yards, especially tight-fit corners, pools, hillsides, and other difficult to reach areas, we may require the use of a large crane. In order to keep costs down for our customers, we contract with third party crane operators, who have the flexibility in size, weight, and location applications. This way, we're able to have local crane operators, with the appropriately sized equipment for the job, meet us on location, immediately perform the work required, keeping the rental time (and cost) as low as possible. This system lets us avoid passing on expensive crane maintenance fees, insurance, operator/transit time, and labor costs to our customers, keeping the overall cost of your landscape project as low as possible.
We have relationships with crane contractors all over the valley, and will set up and run everything for you. We have crane contractors bill our customers directly for two reasons: