If you have a tree you can’t stand to see, call

Fully insured, certified climbing arborist providing tree trimming and removal. Founded in 2019 with 10+ years of experience. Quality work completed with safety in mind for all.

Services available in Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, Tiffin, Hills, Riverside, Kalona and surrounding communities.

About Us

Over 10 years ago Greg Buchmayer, owner of It’s Gotta Go Tree Service, began learning how to cut trees from his father-in-law. Greg’s interest in cutting trees grew which led him to expanding this experience by becoming a certified climbing arborist.

Greg is a hard working individual that takes pride in completing quality work while always keeping safety in mind for all involved during the full process – from giving the quote to the final cleanup.

Quotes are itemized to provide flexibility to the homeowner and their budget. 

Greg cares for your tree and your property as his own. We own equipment and know proper rigging to minimize damage to your property.

As a fully insured, certified climbing arborist, our goal is to leave you satisfied with the work completed.

Based on 17 reviews
Diana Colgan
Diana Colgan
April 29, 2022.
Wow, this guy: he is amazing. He did a great job at a fair price. If the world were made up of Gregs it would be a fabulous place
Dave Oolman
Dave Oolman
March 27, 2022.
Greg gave a very reasonable estimate on a couple large ash trees in a difficult spot along a few fences. He was friendly and when he left my yard was cleaner than when he got here. He did a great job and I would recommend him to anyone needing trees taken down.
Dusty Persinger
Dusty Persinger
November 20, 2021.
Prices were amazing and Greg was communicative and awesome to work with. He removed two Ash trees in our yard this fall and kept us informed of the timeline and overall process for the tree removal. Highly recommend!
Michelle Renee
Michelle Renee
August 16, 2021.
Greg is professional and very knowledgeable. He provided excellent service with tree removal, trimming, and debris removal which have greatly improved the appearance of my yard.
Tom Jacobson
Tom Jacobson
May 31, 2021.
Greg did a fantastic job! His work was neat and organized. When he trimmed the willows that line our lane he carefully protected our blooming alliums. Our place looks like it just got a much needed haircut and now that he trimmed a damaged derecho tree we can park normally again. Greg busted his butt to get it done. If you need tree work done go with Greg!!
Joel Rhame
Joel Rhame
May 2, 2021.
Greg was extremely professional and courteous. He was prompt and thorough in providing his estimate(very fair pricing) and exactly what services cost what amount as well as photos to match. He quoted what he felt was the most accurate timeline instead of telling me a date that would make me more likely to use his service and likely be delayed. Greg was ahead of schedule, contacted me about coming sooner, we were thrilled. His work was amazing, careful and calculated, he dropped three trees in my yard and trimmed large branches off two others. He was ready to work by 7am and finished the job same day and there is literally no mess to be seen that indicates the tremendous amount of work the was done. Very friendly, very cordial, professional, detail oriented; truly cannot say enough good things about my experience with Greg and It's Gotta Go Tree Service,I would recommend him to anyone and feel great about doing so. I have already recommended him to my mother who lies in the house I was raised in. I received multiple estimates his was most fair as well as least invasive to my property. Seriously, you cannot go wrong with Greg's service.
Ron Herman
Ron Herman
April 1, 2021.
I was really impressed. Greg arrived at 7 am this morning and I came home early at 4 pm so I could settle the account. He had removed a huge ash tree with a 2.5 foot diameter trunk and it was completely gone and the yard totally free of debris. I would recommend It's Gotta Go Tree Service to anyone.
Shawn Fitzpatrick
Shawn Fitzpatrick
December 6, 2020.
Professional, efficient, ambitious, and thorough. I will recommend Greg to others when asked for referrals.
Will Work
Will Work
August 7, 2020.
We knew we needed two trees removed on our property. Greg was the first to respond to our inquiries, had the best estimate, and notified us that our ash tree had the emerald ash boor and also need to come down. He has a busy schedule but he removed all three trees in one day! Best value, best customer service, and great results. We highly recommend Greg's services!