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A dormant deciduous tree without leaves in Massachusetts.

Nov 14 2022

Is my Tree Dead or Dormant?

Tree may look dead during winter season but in reality it is just in its dormant state. This article will help you check if your tree is dead or just dormant. If you still have a hard time after reading this post, American Climber can help you.
A golf course with rolling hills, water, and colorful fall trees.

Oct 17 2022

Golf Course Tree Care

Caring for trees on a golf course can be challenging. That's one of the reasons why it is best to leave tree care on golf courses to professional arborists. There are more reasons why professional tree care is essential on a golf course, read them in this article.
A lopper and rake lean against a tree trunk surrounded by fallen leaves on a Massachusetts property.

Sep 19 2022

Fall Yard Clean-Up Checklist for your Massachusetts Property

Fall clean-up will not only prepare your trees to endure the winter in Massachusetts, but it will also keep them healthy all year long. This checklist will help and guide you on what tasks to do in your yard this fall.
An American Climbers blue tree crane with the boom (arm) extended.

Jul 22 2022

The Benefits of Using Cranes for Tree Removal

Cranes are one of the most useful equipment for tree removals. They make removing tree from Massachusetts properties safe and efficient.
Overhead view of American Climbers tree crew pruning a large tree.

Apr 26 2022

Pruning or Trimming Tall & Large Trees: What’s the Big Deal?

The larger a tree gets, the greater the risk to people and structures around it. It takes special equipment and pruning techniques to minimize the risk posed by these enormous trees. Learn how we do it!
An American Climbers crew member examines a tree that has fallen on a house due to a summer storm.

Dec 7 2021

Storm Damaged Tree Removals Are for Experts: Here’s Why

When a storm damages or topples your trees, it’s tempting to try to handle the cleanup and tree removal yourself. But doing so can be extremely dangerous. Learn the risks of storm damage tree removal and why hiring a professional is the best option.
A deciduous tree with fall foliage behind a wooden utility pole with lines and wires.

Nov 16 2021

Removing Trees Near Power Lines: What You Need to Know

Tree removal isn’t a DIY job, especially if the tree is near power lines! Learn how tree removal methods, timing, and cost are affected by the danger associated with nearby power lines.
A photo from the point-of-view of an American Climbers crew member as they work to remove a tree in a tight spot between two buildings.

Oct 25 2021

Removing Trees in Confined Spaces

Tree removal is challenging, especially in confined spaces. Here’s what you need to know about removing trees in tight or narrow areas, including small backyards, between buildings, and near power lines.
Fresh wood chips used as mulch on a Massachusetts property.

Sep 29 2021

Why, When & How to Mulch Trees in Massachusetts

Mulch provides many benefits for your trees, but when used improperly it can also kill them. Here’s how to properly use mulch, how it helps your trees and landscape, application tips, and safety precautions.
An ash tree that was killed by EAB, emerald ash borer.

Aug 18 2021

Dead Ash Tree Removal in Massachusetts

Dead ash trees are brittle, unstable, and prone to unexpected failure, making ash tree removal a dangerous job that requires skilled tree removal professionals and specialized equipment. Here's why you should remove a dead ash tree from your property and how to find the right tree service to do the work safely.
An outdoor thermometer shows high temperatures against a backdrop of green grass and deciduous trees.

Jul 27 2021

How to Help Your Trees Handle Heat Waves & Heat Stress in Massachusetts

If your trees are wilting, yellowing, and dropping leaves this summer, it’s probably heat stress. Learn why it happens and how to protect your trees during heat waves.
An American Climbers crew member gives the camera two thumbs up from a bucket truck during a pine tree removal.

Jun 18 2021

Pine Tree Removal in Massachusetts

Cutting down a pine tree requires extra work (and sometimes a few extra headaches) that removing a deciduous tree or a non-coniferous evergreen tree doesn’t. Learn why and what to expect if you need pine tree removal.