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  • Workweek:8am to 5pm
  • Saturday :By Appointment
  • Sunday:By Appointment
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Certified Arborist

ARBORIST

Welcome to Horhut Tree Experts

Horhut Tree Experts is a small family owned business that specializes in providing quality tree care for your valuable shade trees and ornamentals.

PRUNING

TREE AND STUMP REMOVAL

TREE CABLE AND BRACING

DEEP ROOT FERTILIZATION

INSECT AND DISEASE CONTROL

TREE PLANTING

EMERGENCY WORK

AND MORE!

Experience the Horhut Difference

In some cases, property owners and managers consider the term “arborist” to be equal across many service providers. But, as the chart below outlines, there are substantial differences among service providers in areas of tree and shrub consultation, recommendation, protection, maintenance, and preservation.

Evaluation Measure

ISA ® Board Certified Master Arborist on staff
ISA ® Certified Arborist
General Liability Insurance
Workers Compensation Insurance
PA Pesticide Applicators
Employee Training
Arboricultural Standard Adherence
Safety

Horhut Tree Experts

ISA ® Board Certified Master Arborist – Steven J. Horhut
ISA ® Certified Arborist – Steven J. Horhut
$2,000,000 aggregate coverage
All employees covered under Ref #0005 tree pruning or #0012 landscape contractor as appropriate
Registered PA Dept. of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicators for tree and shrub care
All employees receive an average of 40 hours of training yearly
Implement and follow all American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A300 Standards for Tree and Shrub Care and Maintenance
Implement and follow all ANSI Z133.1 Safety Requirements, carryout daily job briefings, weekly safety meetings, and adhere to company safety policy

Average Tree Service or Landscaper

Possible but not likely
Possible but not likely
PA Contractor’s State Min. Requirement $300,000 or none
Employees covered under landscape contractor only or no coverage at all
Possible but not likely licensed for tree and shrub care
Minimal or none at all
May not have knowledge of ANSI Standards existence or do not follow standards
May not have knowledge of ANSI Standards existence, Inconsistent implementation, or none at all

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Meet Our Experts

Steven J. Horhut – Principal

Education:

  • B.S. The Pennsylvania State University, Business Administration
  • Concentration: Urban Forestry

Licenses and Certifications:

  • ISA® Certified Arborist
  • ISA® Board Certified Master Arborist
  • ISA® Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
  • PA Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator

Years with Horhut Tree Experts: 8 years (from the company’s inception; January, 2009)

Favorite Tree: Sugar Maple

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Daniel L. Horhut – Principal

Licenses and Certifications:

  • ISA® Certified Arborist

Tree Care Training and Accomplishments:

  • Graduate of the Western Pennsylvania Arborist Course
  • 1st Place Finisher in the Apprentice Division of the International Tree Climbing Competition 2008 and 2009
  • Over 300 hours of Arborist Continuing Education Training

Years with Horhut Tree Experts: 8 years (from the company’s inception; January, 2009)

Favorite Tree: Norway Maple

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Jaime R. Horhut – Office Manager

Education:

  • B.S. The Pennsylvania State University, Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • Concentration: Accounting

Years with Horhut Tree Experts: 4 years

Favorite Tree: Flowering Dogwood

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