Progressive Tree Service
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Tree Removal

With certified arborists on staff, our professional team is able to handle tree service projects of any size.

Pros Use Us

Our tree experts work with local arboretums and the Botanical Garden. Find out why they trust us.


Preventing and managing tree diseases and pests ensure the long term value, safety and beauty of your property.

When storms come and you need help with emergency tree removal our team is a phone call away.

ISA Certified Arborists On Site

Professionals that know if and when a tree needs to be removed

An innovative tree service company ™ 



We are passionate about caring for trees.


We take the time to understand your unique tree service needs.


Bonded & Certified

We approach each project with creativity and energy.

Our tree care clients

No job is too big or too small for our tree surgeons.

"I don't write reviews often but wanted to take a second to commend the professionalism of Eloy and his crew. I woke up to find our large (50+ ft.) pear tree had fallen over and was leaning on our power line and the neighbor's house. I called Progressive at 7:15am, had someone out to take a look at 8:00 am, and work was started on the tree at 10:30 am. Not only were Eloy and his crew fast but also very friendly, taking the time to answer any questions I had along the way. If you are looking for a professional, responsive and fairly priced. tree service, I cannot recommend Progressive's services enough"

Matt K

"As a landscape designer, running into tree maintenance and tree issues is a frequent occurrence. After receiving other bids and having worked with other arborists, I consistently choose to work with Juan. Progressive Tree Care provides the best value for arbor care around."

Brian Dreher

" My two neighbors and I are SO HAPPY we hired Progressive. They showed up on time, were extremely careful, worked diligently and safely"


"Progressive Tree Service did a wonderful job "super pruning" our two giant silver maple trees, 3 elm trees, 2 crab apple trees and one large box elder tree... "


"Simply outstanding! These guys worked two days to clear out the jungle we had both in the front and back yard. They have done a fantastic job and cleaned up nicely. "


About us

Progressive Tree Service offers reliable, efficient & professional services to clients near the Greater Chicago area.

ISA Certified Arborist

Juan Martinez, Arborist

Chicago Arborist


You should always make sure that your tree service pros carry current insurance.

Licensed & Bonded

Reduce your liability and enjoy the peace of mind that a licensed tree contractor offers.


Our arborists hold credentials from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).


10+ Years of innovative experience with a wide range of Chicago tree services.

Affordable Tree Care

We employ a wholesome and sustainable approach when it comes to tree care service.

We make your vision a reality,  no matter how difficult it is.

Make sure you take a look at our new mosquito control service.


“We recognize that no tree service project is the same and every customer has their own individual goals and ideas when it comes to the development and care of their landscape. At Progressive Tree Service we take pride in our work and ability to effectively remove and provide care for the trees on your property, and we guarantee that we will take the time to understand your needs and work with you to make your vision a reality."

– The Martinez Brothers

Residential & Commercial Tree Care Services

We cover the area around Chicago northwest side and Evanston. Having two local offices near you guarantees that you will receive fast tree service no matter if it is noon or 3 AM.

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Progressive Tree Service F.A.Q.s

What is tree service?

They are all the services that relate to the care of trees, maintenance & removal.

The need for tree service is triggered by a few different reasons:

  • to maintain the tree and keep it healthy.
  • to treat disease or insect infestation.
  • to increase and maintain the value of your property.
  • aesthetics - to improve the look of your landscape. This can be achieved through trimming or shaping a tree with the help of cables and braces.
  • safety - to keep your property and your neighbor's property safe. Regular maintenance is important because some safety risks might to be noticeable to someone who's not an arborist.
  • to make room - for a construction project, house addition or to get more sunlight on a specific part of your property.
Should I trim, remove or treat a tree?

We do our best to help you save the tree. Sometimes trimming helps stop the progress of disease. To be 100% sure, we have to see the tree. To make your decision risk free, we offer a free quote to clients around our coverage are.

When is the best time to prune a tree?

Different tree species have different requirements. However, the best time to trim deciduous trees is during winter, when these trees are dormant

These are some of the times when you can prune a tree outside dormancy:

  • as a safety measure
  • for disease control
  • for pest control
  • to gain more space/sunlight
How can I get emergency tree service near me?

We do offer emergency service outside of normal business hours. Our crews move fast and are a phone call away.

Please make sure that you wait for us in a safe area. If a tree has fallen on any part of your property, you should take plenty of pictures and then call your homeowner's insurance. Keep everyone clear of the affected area and watch out for electrical cables and springing branches or even whole trees.

How can I choose a good tree service company?

To choose a professional local company, you have to check all the requirements below:

  • bonded & insured
  • licensed & certified
  • they hire ISA certified arborists and experience personnel
  • they use professional equipment
  • check their company's reviews
  • they offer a free quote to help you decide

Some local tree cutters offer slightly smaller prices, but no peace of mind. If you want to hire the best tree company, read what its customers have to say about it. Also, ask them questions about their qualifications to make sure that job will be completed fast and, more important, in a safe manner.

What Is your service area?

The map below shows an approximate representation of our service area:

service area for tree service

Can you expand your Chicago tree service area?

We might make exceptions from project to project. The highlighted service area is meant to keep commuting costs low and that is how we make our prices so affordable. However, if we have 2 or projects in the same neighborhood or close-by, we might take service requests outside of our service area. Please contact directly us for large, commercial or municipal projects.

If you can't tell if we service your area or not, please give us a call. Our most accessible area for tree service is North Shore Chicago.

What kind of properties do you service?

We offer tree services to the Chicago Botanic Garden and local arboretums. Our unique approach to planning & performing a tree care or tree removal project allows our company to work with any type of property, no matter how big or small the job is:

  • college campuses
  • golf courses
  • commercial properties
  • park districts and forest preserves
  • schools, playgrounds, day care centers and recreation centers
  • shopping centers and malls
  • parks, touristic objectives and attractions
  • residential

A regular tree service project starts with a free quote. We use your commercial property's siteplan to put together a professional proposal and plan tree placement or service and maintenance around hard-to-reach areas. We focus on plant health, low maintenance costs, sunlight and shade distribution and increasing your property's attractiveness, commercial and real estate value.

How much does tree service or removal cost?

It is very hard to answer a tree trimming or removal cost question and provide you with a flat rate because no two trees or properties are alike. Tree service costs vary based on the following criteria:

  • size and height of the tree
  • clearance around the tree
  • urgency of the request
  • exact service performed

All of these details influence the cost of the tree service request, mainly because some jobs take longer than others or are a lot more hazardous than a simple tree inspection, for example. 

What we can promise is that our tree service prices are some of the most affordable AND competitive in the area. We also regularly provide more value within the same price when compared to other local and national tree companies:

  • we employ certified arborists & experienced climbers who can finish a project faster and safer
  • we pay attention to both big and small details - such as keeping your landscape safe and undamaged (lawns, driveways, etc) and cleaning up afterwards
  • we continuously improve our procedures and use the latest, most performant tree removal equipment

For your peace of mind, you can contact us at any type to get a free, no-obligation quote and you can see for yourself why most of our customers are repeat customers.