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APZ Maintenance Illawarra.

Professional asset protection zone maintenance in the Sutherland Shire, Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Highlands areas since 2008.

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15+ years experience.

Treemates is the leading arborist service for residents, businesses and government in the Illawarra with 15+ years of industry experience. We have developed unparrelled experise in arboriculture and established strong relationships with local councils.


Full service tree company.

Treemates tree services will go beyond to do the right thing by you, making your life easier with a range of services such as guidance and preparation for council applications as well as insightful education on tree maintenance.


Prioritise tree preservation.

Founded by a group of arborists with aligned values, Treemates tree services offers quality, tree care solutions that prioritise preservation using sustainable practices that promote the long-term health of clients' trees and the surrounding ecosystem.

Treemates possess a wide range of skills in Asset Protection Zone (APZ) maintenance for properties throughout the Illawarra region.


The team’s expertise in risk assessment, pruning and thinning, hazard tree removal, vegetation management, fuel reduction, compliance with regulations, and ongoing maintenance ensures the safety and protection of properties from potential wildfires.


Treemates help property owners establish and maintain defensible spaces that minimise the risk of property damage from wildfires, contributing to the overall safety and well-being of communities.

Benefits of Expert APZ Maintenance:

  1. Enhanced Fire Safety: Treemates' APZ maintenance services significantly enhance fire safety for properties located in fire-prone areas. By strategically managing vegetation and implementing fuel reduction techniques, the team creates defensible spaces that help protect structures from the spread of wildfires. 

  2. Compliance with Regulations: Treemates ensures that their APZ maintenance services comply with local regulations and guidelines. We stay updated with the latest requirements, ensuring that property owners meet the necessary standards set by authorities, avoiding potential fines or penalties.

  3. Fuel Load Reduction: Treemates' APZ maintenance services focus on reducing the fuel load around structures. By removing dead or flammable vegetation, selectively thinning dense areas, and implementing fuel reduction techniques, they decrease the available fuel for wildfires. This helps lower the intensity and spread of fires, improving the overall fire resistance of the property.

  4. Vegetation Management: Effective vegetation management is a key benefit of Treemates' APZ maintenance services. The team employs various techniques such as mowing, mulching, and maintenance to create buffer zones and maintain adequate distances between vegetation and structures. This reduces the likelihood of fire igniting or spreading to buildings, enhancing the safety of the property.

  5. Long-Term Protection: Treemates recognise the importance of ongoing maintenance for sustained protection. They provide regular inspections and maintenance services to ensure that APZs remain well-maintained throughout the year. This proactive approach helps property owners maintain a continuous level of protection and minimise the risk of fire damage.


Through their dedicated efforts, Treemates helps property owners mitigate the risks associated with wildfires and create safer environments for their homes and communities.

Contact us today for your asset protection zone maintenance needs today!

Additional Tree Management Services We Provide:

  • Tree Pruning

  • Tree Maintenance

  • Tree Removals

  • Stump Removals

  • Stump Grinding

  • Habitat Creation

  • Land & Roadside Clearing

  • APZ Maintenance

  • Forestry Mulching

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No obligation free quote.

Treemates' Asset Protection Zone Maintenance.

Get in touch with us today to address all of the asset protection zone maintenance requirements on your property today!

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