Land Clearing Services

At Big Dave's Tree Service, we are the land clearing experts that can help you prepare your property for any project. Whether you need to clear a large patch of land for construction or just want to ensure your property is properly maintained, we have a solution. From trimming and pruning trees to stump removal, our experienced professionals can help make your property look its best.

Get in touch with us today at (586) 727-4469 and let us help you get the most out of your land.

Contact us today

Why Choose a Professional Land Clearing Service?

Clearing the land of trees, shrubs and excessive weeds is not a do-it-yourself task. Topsoil must be preserved as much as possible during weed elimination, which normally requires heavy equipment and technicians experienced with handling machinery. The certified arborists at Big Dave's Tree Service can assess your property and clear land and lots for new construction, roadways and other projects that include:

  • Visibility and landscape balancing with ponds
  • Creating visibility for crossing lines
  • Power and utility line maintenance
  • Eliminating invasive plant species
  • Restoration for wildlife habitats
  • Creating riding or pasture trails
  • Clearing for hunting properties
  • Creating fire escape access
  • Natural growth management
  • Managing forest fuels

Big Dave's Tree Service is capable of clearing large properties quickly and safely. Whatever your specific needs, our experienced staff are equipped to get the job done right and prepare your property for any project.

Environmentally Friendly Lot and Land Clearing

Residential or commercial properties owners in Detroit look to Big Dave's Tree Service for environmentally friendly, low-impact land and lot clearing. Our tree clearing methods never involve burning or smoke pollution of any kind. Neighboring shrubs and the roots of any trees you wish to preserve are handled with care by our licensed and experienced arborists.

Call us at (586) 727-4469 for a free assessment and inspection in the Detroit area. Our tree experts are available to guide you with any decisions for safe tree removal and lot clearing at reasonable rates.

How Much Does Land Clearing Cost?

The cost of a land clearing job will depend on the size and scope of the project. Some factors that can affect the cost include the number of trees to be cleared, the type and height of the trees, the type of equipment used to clear the land, and the time needed to complete the project.

At Big Dave's Tree Service, we understand that cost is a significant consideration for our clients. That's why we offer competitive rates and work with you to develop a solution that fits your budget. We offer comprehensive assessments and inspections to evaluate your needs and provide an accurate estimate.

So no matter what kind of project you have in mind, we can help you find the perfect solution to your needs.

Make Your Property Safer With Our Land Clearing Company

One of our land clearing company’s main focuses is to enhance the safety of your yard by eliminating potential hazards. With us on your side, you’ll never need to worry about lingering dangers in your yard for long.

We pride ourselves on being prompt, reliable, and efficient—qualities that define our commitment to making your property a safer and more secure space.

Eliminating Flammable Dead Plant Material

Over time, neglected spaces can begin to pose a fire risk through accumulating highly flammable dead plant material. To tackle this all-too-common issue, our land-clearing team removes dry twigs, leaves, and other fire risks, significantly reducing the chance of a natural fire outbreak.

Removing Hazardous Branches and Trees

Our services address the threat of falling branches during stormy weather and mitigate tripping hazards posed by fallen debris. Through our land clearing service, we remove any dead or weakened branches and trees as well as thick brush to ensure a cleared landscape free from hazards.

Do you have questions or require immediate service? Let us lead your land clearing project. Call now to get started.

Land Clearing Contractors for Every Project

Has your property become cluttered with tree limbs, branches, and excess foliage due to an unexpected weather event? Are you looking to clear space for a new landscaping or building project? Regardless of the circumstances, we’re land clearing contractors ready to assist you in reaching your goals.

We’re ready to provide land clearing services for the following purposes:

  • Construction site preparation
  • Agricultural purposes
  • Cleanups after storm damage
  • New landscaping projects
  • Clearing hazards
  • …and more

Our team brings extensive knowledge and experience to every project. If you’re in need of land clearing, contact us promptly to ensure your revitalized land is prepared for its next purpose.

Connect with us at (586) 727-4469 to discuss your project, and we’ll provide you with a comprehensive quote.

Lot Clearing Services Led by an Experienced Team

When it comes to lot clearing services, no one does it better than our experienced team. Our contractors possess the expertise to ensure a safe and thorough completion of your lot clearing, ensuring your land is ready for whatever comes next.

Every member of our team is trained to conduct comprehensive grounds inspections before commencing, ensuring optimal results. Once we’ve established the scope and details of the job and identified any potential hazards or obstacles, we embark on an organized and efficient operation.

For inquiries about our lot clearing services, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team now. We’ll discuss your project details, provide a personalized quote, and schedule an onsite assessment.

We Use Industry-Grade Land Clearing Equipment

While land clearing may seem straightforward, it’s a complex process requiring careful consideration and organization before it starts. When you reach out to Big Dave's Tree Service, rest assured that we take all factors into account, including the land-clearing equipment required.

We consistently maintain and inspect our fleet of machines, guaranteeing they’re always ready for heavy-duty use. With us, you won’t face delays due to equipment malfunctions.

We’ve also invested time and resources in thoroughly training our staff, ensuring you receive nothing short of excellent service when our crew members arrive at your site. Each team member is trained and certified to operate our state-of-the-art equipment.

Call now to discover more about our highly skilled team and well-maintained machinery.

Are You Required to Acquire a Land Clearing Permit?

The need for a land clearing permit depends on the location and project scope. In many areas, a permit is required before any significant vegetation or tree removal can take place. Permit acquisition ensures the work complies with local environmental regulations and zoning laws.

Failing to obtain the necessary permits will result in hefty fines or even the halting of the project, so it’s crucial to address this step early on. We are familiar with local permit requirements and can assist in the permit acquisition process.

What’s the Best Way to Clear Land With Trees?

When dealing with heavily wooded or forested land, the most effective approach is often a combination of mechanical and manual techniques.

Here are the most common methods of land clearing:


Powerful bulldozers and excavators are used to push over and remove large trees, stumps, and other obstacles. This is a quick and effective method, but it can potentially damage the topsoil if not done carefully.

Cut and Grind

This involves cutting down vegetation and trees and then using specialized equipment like mulchers and brush mowers to grind them into fine mulch. This approach is well-suited for properties with less dense tree coverage.


This process involves attaching chains to the vegetation and using tractors or other machinery to pull the trees and stumps out of the ground. It requires specialized equipment and can be more labor-intensive than other techniques.


Heavy machinery, such as excavators, is employed to dig up and remove large obstacles such as trees, rocks, and other obstacles. This is a practical approach for challenging terrain and large-scale land clearing projects.

What Happens After Clearing Trees From Land?

Once the land has been cleared of trees and other vegetation, the next step will be responsibly managing the resulting debris. Rather than simply hauling away the residual trees and brush to a landfill, these natural materials can be recycled and reused.

Here are a few typical tree recycling disposal and recycling methods:

  • Chipping or mulching the woody debris on-site.
  • Creating a nutrient-rich ground cover that can be left behind to enrich the soil.
  • Larger tree trunks and stumps may be repurposed as lumber or firewood.

Recycling debris from land clearing not only reduces waste but can be very effective at improving your landscape and helping plants grow and remain disease-free.

How to Streamline Your Project by Partnering With a Land Clearing Business

Partnering with an experienced land clearing business can significantly streamline the process and ensure your project is completed properly and in compliance with all regulations. Our seasoned professionals have the equipment, expertise, and local knowledge to handle every aspect of the process, from obtaining the necessary permits to safely removing vegetation and debris.

By relying on professional services, you can bypass the logistical challenges and potential missteps that can arise when attempting to clear land on your own. To learn about a partnership with us, contact our team. We’ll discuss your project and how we can assist.

Start Your Land Clearing Project Today

Let Big Dave's Tree Service help you get your project off the ground. Contact us today at (586) 727-4469 to get started. Our team is standing by and ready to provide you with the solutions you need for a successful land-clearing project.

Contact us now for a free estimate!