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Tree Removal Services: What You Need to Know

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While trees are essential and can be around for years, there are plenty of reasons you may want to remove a tree from your property. The tree could be diseased or infested with insects. Perhaps it's dead or dying, posing risks of damage as well as injury because it's leaning towards a structure on your property or your neighbour's, or you may just need to clear space to erect a building or any other structure.

6 June 2018

6 Ways to Get Rid of a Pile of Tree Stump Grindings

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The fastest way to remove a tree stump is to use a stump grinder. This allows you to quickly use the area once occupied by the stump. However, before you do anything, you need to decide what to do with the remains of the stump. Fortunately, you have a number of available options at your disposal. Have the Tree Service Take Them Away If you don't want to use the stump grindings, you can ask the tree service that removed the stump to take them away.

2 January 2018

The Telltale Signs of Dead or Dying Tree Branches

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Unlike a lot of smaller garden plants, mature trees often do pretty well if they're just left to their own devices. Their large root systems mean they're unlikely to need watering, and when they reach a certain size, they're tough enough to withstand a lot of what nature throws at them. However, it would be a mistake to assume trees are invincible. The problem is that individual branches can begin to die off, while the rest of the tree is left healthy—at first, anyway.

10 July 2017

Try Tree Lopping As An Alternative To Tree Removal

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Tree removal is a commonly sought-after process when one wants to get rid of a tree that is either damaged, rotten or is simply unwanted at a particular location. If you are thinking of getting rid a tree for reasons to do with its size, position or structure, a second alternative is also feasible; tree lopping. Through tree lopping, you get to retain the tree while solving the issues that led you to want the tree felled.

4 October 2016

Is Your Tree Trying to Get Your Attention?

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Sometimes a dead or decaying tree is very obvious; it may be grey and withered, with brown leaves and branches that are already cracking and breaking. However, a tree that needs your attention may not be as obvious, and it's easy for a homeowner to overlook certain signs of damage, root rot, and other problems with a tree. Note a few things to look out for that may be telling you that your tree needs some attention and either a chemical treatment, branch trimming, or removal.

20 June 2016

Thinning On Top: Why And How To Have A Tree's Crown Thinned

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Tree pruning isn't just a case of hacking at branches with big axes and hoping for the best -- various specialised and highly refined techniques are used depending on the tree's needs and what kind of damage it is capable of withstanding. One of these techniques is called crown thinning, and can be applied to a tree for a number of reasons. What is crown thinning? Unlike other pruning techniques, crown thinning does not significantly change the overall shape and size of your tree's crown, and the large primary branches of your tree will not be affected.

8 June 2016

5 Ways To Make Use Of That Dead Tree After A Removal Service

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When it comes to a tree removal service, most people tend to focus only on what is required before the removal, or what will happen during the process. Very few people think about what will happen after the tree has been felled and the removalist is done with their job.  In this article, get some ideas on what you can do with the leftover tree pieces after the removal.  Firewood

10 February 2016

Things you need to know before hiring a tree removal service

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Having trees in your home come as both an asset and a liability. Heavy branches may sometime hang over your house, risking the possibility of a falling limb. This could result into extensive damages of your property. Also, when the tree becomes damaged beyond repair, it can cause a lot of damage during a storm. For these reasons, you will probably need to hire a professional arborist for tree removal services.

2 December 2015

Advice on felling a tree safely by yourself

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While normally, this type of work should be done by professional tree loppers, there are certain scenarios whereby it is acceptable to have DIYers conduct the tree felling by themselves. This is normally when the tree is relatively small and does not have many branches. Even if it is a small tree, you should still take the same safety precautions as you would if you were felling a large tree. It is important that you know the correct process for efficiently and effectively cutting down trees.

19 November 2015

3 Viable Tree Stump Removal Techniques

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Even though with tree removal, felling a tree and clearing the log may seem like a big job, you might be surprised to learn that removing the stump left behind is the difficult part; the good news, however, is that it is doable. You'll get better results doing the job when you choose the right stump removal techniques. When it comes to getting the job done right, the main thing is to take out the roots of the stump from beneath the ground.

10 November 2015