There are many reasons why people choose to plant trees on their property, which include to improve the appearance of the landscape and to provide shade. It's often necessary for homeowners to contact a tree service to trim their trees, care for diseased trees and to remove trees. We aren't affiliated with tree service professionals but we think homeowners should understand the importance of tree specialists and why their services are needed. We researched tree care and talked to professionals in the tree service industry to obtain the information we needed for this blog. As you read these articles, you'll learn when it's necessary to contact a tree service to maintain and care for your trees.
19 October 2020
If you've got a tree that needs to come down, now's the time to tackle that project. You don't want to wait until winter, especially if the tree is in danger of falling on its own. Waiting too long could send the tree crashing down into your yard or worse — it could come crashing down on your house. This is especially true if you're expecting heavy snow this winter. You might not realize this, but snowpack on an unhealthy tree is a recipe for disaster.
28 September 2020
A leaning tree on your property is not always cause for alarm, but in some instances it can pose a dangerous fall hazard. Knowing when to be concerned is important so you can have the tree taken care of if there is a problem. When Did the Lean Develop? A lean that has been developing slowly over the course of the tree's life is of much less concern than a sudden lean.
22 September 2020
Any type of tree work can be dangerous, but when the tree work involves removing a tree, it is particularly hazardous. In order to remove a tree successfully, it takes a significant amount of knowledge regarding the physics and biology of the tree, the use of dangerous tools, cutting-edge tree cutting techniques, and more. It is not recommended for homeowners to attempt to remove their own trees, as there is always the risk of injury as a result of malfunctioning equipment, falling limbs, etc.
10 September 2020
Trees are living, breathing things. They provide shade for your home and oxygen for you to breathe. Taking care of them is essential to the safety of the entire plant, but it can be hard to know what to do, especially if they need to be trimmed or, worse, cut down. Do you need to trim your trees? You need to trim your trees when they do not look healthy. Dead branches, broken branches, and branches that touch the surrounding trees are all susceptible to insects and disease.
26 August 2020
When most people think of trees and storm damage, they assume wind is the only thing to really worry about. Unfortunately, lightning also poses a real risk to trees, in part because the tree is often the tallest thing on your property. Signs of Lightning Damage Lightning damage may only be immediately obvious if you were actually there to witness the strike, or if the tree caught fire from the energy coursing through it.