A big dead aspen tree haunts your backyard. It’s time to remove it, so you think, “I can handle this!”
Before you begin chopping or sawing away at that giant trunk of liability, you should consider how much it may cost you to do it yourself. The cost of safely and efficiently removing one dead tree may cost you far more than you may think. Let’s start with the basics:
You need the right equipment to get the job done.
A qualified arborist or tree service specialist will perform tree work properly and safely, but you need to do your homework before starting any service. An unqualified person may further damage the tree and more importantly, they may not be properly insured, leaving the liability burden to you the client. Before you hire any arborist or tree care company, follow these six steps to protect your backside and get the right quality of service. The last thing you want to do is go out on a limb with the wrong tree company:
Can you believe fall is almost here?
It may be July now, but back-to-school ads are already starting to run. There are two ideal times each year to trim your trees and shrubs: late spring, and early fall. Maybe you missed the first trim of the year. Mid-September is a great time to cut away the summer growth and reshape your trees and bushes for the winter and next spring.
Clear away dead and diseased branches
Depending on when you trim in the fall,