There are many reasons to have tree pruning done to your trees. It may be necessary to cut trees away from a house, clear trees from signs, remove lower tree branches, or cut trees back from driveways. If the canopy, or crown of the tree, has excessive branches an arborist can remove tree branches from the interior of the tree canopy. Tree thinning allows the wind to blow through the tree canopy and can reduce the chance that the tree will be damaged in a storm.
An arborist usually starts a tree service or works for a tree service to save trees, not remove trees. Nonetheless, trees have a lifespan and tree removal will eventually be necessary. Tree removal, especially removal of large trees, is best handled by an arborist that is experienced and carries the proper liability insurance.
Homeowners have used many methods over the years to remove tree stumps after a tree removal. Stumps have been pulled out, dug out, burned out, or have poured various chemicals on stumps to accelerate the decay of the stump. Although there are a number of ways to remove stumps, using a stump grinder is the fastest way to remove a tree stump.
The control of insect and tree disease pests on trees often involves tree spraying. Tree trunk injections or soil injections can be done to control some insect and disease pests of trees, but the most common method used is tree spraying. Many tree care companies that offer tree pruning or tree removal also offer tree spraying.
Having a tree care service apply tree fertilizer to your landscape trees and shrubs is one of the best tree maintenance services to provide for the care of trees and shrubs. Tree diseases, insect pests, and dead or broken tree branches are obvious signs that a landscape tree or shrub is in need of care.