Rich Sala, Local Manager at Bartlett Tree Experts, works out of our Guilford, CT office.

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Rich Sala has a life-long passion for the outdoors, and especially for trees. Born and raised in Connecticut, he comes from a family that has been involved with the tree care industry for generations. Rich worked for his uncle's tree service as a high school student where he developed a passion for arboriculture. He attended the University of Massachusetts' Stockbridge School of Agriculture, receiving an associate's degree in Arboriculture and Park Management. While a student at UMass, Rich interned for Bartlett Tree Experts and later secured a permanent position as a tree climber and Integrated Pest Management technician. After spending five years in the field, Rich became an Arborist Representative in the Guilford, Connecticut office. His extensive training at the F.A. Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory have given Rich a unique insight to the diagnostics and treatments necessary for comprehensive plant healthcare. Rich is a Connecticut Certified Arborist, Custom Grounds Certified, and a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture.

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What Our Customers Are Saying About Rich Sala

Rich was extremely knowledgeable and a huge help in figuring out exactly what we needed. He walked us through the entire process and what we would need. The estimate was 100% accurate and the work was done in a timely and professional manner. I cannot recommend Bartlett enough for anyone with landscaping or tree care needs.
James H., Guilford, CT

Very pleased with our Bartlett Tree representative,Richard Sala. He is always available and takes a personal interest in our property and is clearly knowledgeable about the trees and bushes on our property. We would recommend Mr. Sala to anyone.
David C., Branford, CT

Richard Sala is great. We rely upon him to review our property every year and to make suggestions about pruning and tree care as well as sprays and feeding. Thank you.
Bayard C., Guilford, CT

Rich Sala is always a pleasure to deal with, as well as all the members of the staff who have come to our house over the years.
Marie L., Guilford, CT

Very helpful, upfront about timeline. Pleasurable experience. Rich kept me informed. crew was great. Introduced themselves, happy to listen to my suggestions.
Gennaro C, North Branford, CT

Have always received wonderful service from you. The workers have been very friendly and constantly working nonstop. Have always had a great relationship with Rich over all these years. Sam is very delightful to speak with.
Rita P., Branford, CT

Rich is an exceptionally knowledgeable Arborist; he, and the crew, were pleasant, talented, helpful, and enjoyable to work with. They truly inspired my trust and confidence that the contracted work would be done professionally, safely, and neatly which it was. I highly recommend Bartlett and this team.
Cynthia L., Guilford, CT

Wonderful crew who did a fantastic job. We are so happy with Bartlett’s work. Everyone was professional and they left the property spotless. Rich is fantastic.
Linda B., Guilford, CT

great staff, understood my concerns over my beloved Cherry trees. Great company Richard Sala came right out to the house to check my concerns, he was dealing with a tornado and hurricane damage.
Joe H., Branford, CT

I highly recommend Bartlett and especially my arborist representative, Rich Sala. Any time I call, he is responsive and gives me the information I need.
Shannon C., Guilford, CT

Rich Sala was very helpful and provided all the answers we needed to be ready for our tree treatments.
Yaminay C., Guilford, CT

Every person I come in contact with has always been very friendly and willing to talk with me. Rich and Mike are great.
Rita P., Branford, CT

Rich and the crew who pruned my tree were very kind and professional. I am very happy with the work done on the tree.
Sheryl B., New Haven, CT

Impressed that I meet with Rich Sala first and the crew that came did exactly what Rich and I had discussed previously. I am also impressed with their focus on safety, their professionalism, and they knew what they were doing.
Terry H., North Guilford, CT

Rich and crew were great.
Naomi T., Guilford, CT

Rich Sala is my arborist. He is always prompt in response to my calls and helpful and knowledgeable.
Robert W., Guilford, CT

I have been very pleased with phase one of the work I have scheduled with Bartlett. My questions were thoroughly answered by Rich and the work has been completed timely and in a very professional manner. So far, I would highly recommend Bartlett.
Joe G., Mystic, CT

Rich is great to work with and always available to discuss any concerns we might have about our property. He is very knowledgeable and very helpful sharing his expertise. Crew was fantastic. Very skilled and left work area neat like they never were there. Very polite when we had questions for them while they were working. They stopped and were courteous as they answered all our questions before resuming their cutting of trees. As always, very happy with Bartlett.
Ann D., Hamden, CT

Rich was knowledgeable and provided good insight into the tree and plant maintainace. The crew was clean and very friendly. a good ambassador fro your company.
Bill S., Branford, CT

The crew was exceptional on what had to be the coldest day of the year when major tree work was done. I was very pleased with the results. Since then I have used Bartlett for fertilization and to troubleshoot some issues. Rich is always helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. I have recommended Bartlett to others.
Carol M., North Haven, CT

Richard Sala has been taking care of my property for many years. He responds quickly to my calls, and schedules the work in a timely manner. He is knowledgeable in all areas, and takes the time to explain and answer my question. I am confident that Bartlett will always provide the best service which relieves me of the burden.
Patricia C., Branford, CT

Rich Sala has done work on our property several times over the years. He is professional, gives us a fair price, the final price is the same as the estimate, and he checks up to make sure the work has been done to our complete satisfaction. I like that he is very accommodating regarding the type of project we want to do ranging from full cut down with branch chipping and wood removal, to cut to four foot lengths and leave everything on property for customer to finish, where the Bartlett crew does all the hard and potentially dangerous work, and then we save money by doing the clean up work ourselves. The crew members are skilled, courteous, and professional. I highly recommend Rich Sala and his crew.
Dan W., North Branford, CT

Rich Sala is very knowledgeable, thoughtful, kind, and available. All the other members who have worked on our property are efficient, leave the property in good condition, and seem happy to answer our questions. I have been very happy with Bartlett over many years.
Karel K., New Haven, CT

Each year Rich Sala makes a home visit to discuss our service needs. My husband and I are appreciative of his time and professional expertise. We have been Bartlett customers since purchasing our home almost thirty years ago. Rich has been our Arborist Representative during the entire time and our property would not be as well-maintained without his oversight. It has been a pleasure working with him and we look forward to continuing our partnership.
Nancy L., North Haven, CT

Rich Sala was terrific.
Kathy C., Higganum, CT

Excellent company to work with, professional, and courteous.
Kathy P., Guilford, CT

Professional work done as scheduled, clean up amazing, Thank you all.
Mary Ann M., Milford, CT

Very pleased with the service I receive and my arborist, Rich Sala, always responds quickly to any request I make. I am always pleased with the quality of work done.
John B., Guilford, CT

Great group! That's why I keep using Bartlett!
Jeff S., Guilford, CT

Rich was terrific! 100 percent on time, job well done, and he helped fit the job to my budget. Thank you!
Anne A., Guilford, CT

On behalf of the Guilford Green Committee and the Town of Guilford, I would like to extend the town's appreciation for your generous contribution of the Princeton Elm tree planted on the Guilford Green. Thank you and Bartlett Tree for your continued support in helping keep the Guilford Green a town treasure.
Stephen P., Guilford, CT

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