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Service Area

We serve the
Greater Pittsburgh Area
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Horhut Tree Experts is a small family owned tree company in Pittsburgh that specializes in providing quality tree care for your valuable shade trees and ornamentals.

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. Learn more below and contact us for tree services in Pittsburgh.

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
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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

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
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Daniel L. Horhut Principal

Tree Care Training and Accomplishments:

  • ISA® Certified Arborist

Licenses and Certifications::

  • 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
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Jaime R. Horhut Office Manager

Education

B.S. The Pennsylvania State University
Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Concentration:
Accounting

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Tree Service Blog

Winter Tree Care

How to Care for Your Trees in the Winter

12/10/2020

While the snow looks pretty on the trees, the winters are trying for trees. The cold weather dries out the leaves, damages the bark, and injures branches, flower buds, and roots. Humans contribute to the issues trees face as the salt for roads and sidewalks damages soil health. Because of food shortages in the winter, […]

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Fall Tree Pruning

Fall Tree Care Tips

22/9/2020

As the days grow shorter and the temperature subsides, it is time for you to prepare your trees for the colder months! Treat your trees in the fall, so the spring showers and summer warmth can encourage growth. If you take care of your trees in the fall, you’ll be rewarded Horhut Tree Experts suggest […]

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