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
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
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
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
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
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
When trees on your property need some lopping or pruning, it's always good to get a professional to handle this job for you. Not only is your safety at risk when you're on a ladder trying to trim branches, but lopping a tree takes skill and knowhow. An improper or poor lop can mean cutting off a tree's supply of oxygen and sunlight and, in turn, the tree's overall health may suffer.
30 October 2015
Undoubtedly, trees make any yard seem more attractive and enhance the fresh air in your compound due to the additional oxygen they provide. However, hanging on to a diseased tree because of sentimental reasons can do your premises more harm than good. Some homeowners may opt to have a diseased tree pruned rather than uproot. Nevertheless, if the decay were extensive, then you would be much better off enlisting a professional arborist for tree removal to eliminate it in its entirety.
26 October 2015
Proper maintenance of trees growing in your residential property is essential. The practice will preserve the aesthetics of the landscape, and it will limit the potential falling hazards linked to uncontrolled growth. One of the important maintenance tasks that you must carry out periodically is tree lopping. The process involves trimming and clearing away parts of the tree including the branches, limbs and even the trunk. This will allow you to shape the tree to enhance appeal, remove damaged sections and promote proper growth with regard to size.
29 September 2015
If you are dismantling an old deck made of pressure treated decking, you have to dispose of the wood carefully. Wood treated with arsenic, for example, should not be burned, and it shouldn't be thrown in a landfill without permission either. Luckily, there are landfills that have special places to bury pressure treated decking, and there are facilities who can safely burn this type of old decking. Alternatively, however, you can also reuse the decking.
21 September 2015