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Working Hours

Workweek: 8am to 5pm
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: By Appointment
Holidays: By Appointment

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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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Latest Projects

Tree Service Blog

Spring Tree Care

Spring Tree Check-Ups

12/2/2021

When the gray and cold of winter has you down, think of the warmth and beauty soon to come with spring! A season of regrowth and renewal, spring comes with a vital to-do list. The arborists at Horhut Tree Care know what is best for your tree care in Pittsburgh. Inspect Trees & Shrubs Because […]

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Tree Fallen over on property

What To Do When Your Tree Falls

27/1/2021

Trees falling is inevitable. It’s natural for trees to die and eventually fall. It is a risk you take with having a large tree in your yard or near your property. Sometimes it’s obvious when a tree is going to fall – the tree is rotted and decayed. You know they are going to fall […]

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