Tree Pruning &
Trimming

Specializing in Large Tree Pruning

Call us today at 508-690-5545 or request a quote online

Pruning done to professional industry standards will enhance the structure, safety, health, and appearance of your trees while also reducing the chance of storm damage.

Reasons to Prune Your Trees

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    Removing branches that interfere with electrical wires, building facades, gutters, chimneys, windows, or ones that block streets or walkways

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    Removing dead or weak limbs that could cause a hazard or lead to decay

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    Removing diseased branches or insect infestations that could spread to the rest of the tree

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    Improving the structure of the tree to minimize the effects of strong winds and lessen the potential for storm damage

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    Training young trees to ensure that they develop proper structure

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    Thinning or removing unneeded branches to open up a view or let more sunlight through

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    Shaping to improve the silhouette and appearance of the tree

Still not sure whether your tree could benefit from pruning?

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“They just spent the last day and a half at our house and it is amazing. Completely transformed our yard! Honestly can't believe what they accomplished in such a short amount of time. Would highly recommend..”

Michelle Reed

While you can prune branches that you can reach from the ground, NEVER use a ladder or climb into the tree yourself - unless you have the proper safety gear to secure yourself and prevent a fall. And always wear a hard hat and eye protection when cutting branches overhead.

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“It is a real pleasure to watch people who are very good at what they do make a tough job look easy. Trees were on a hill, close to the house, and not reachable by a lift. The crew set to it and got it done in under two hours. I will highly recommend them.”

Jeff D.

What Kind of Pruning do you Need?

How a tree is pruned depends on several factors, including the tree’s health, the tree species, size, and location, as well as what you’re trying to accomplish.

Typically, pruning involves one of our arborists ascending the tree to get a good look at the branches to be removed. Using the appropriate tool(s), the arborist will make precise pruning cuts in the right places to achieve the desired outcome without harming the tree.

Our Tree Service Professionals will examine your trees to determine which type of pruning is best for the health, safety, and appearance of your trees.

TREE PRUNING SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY PROBLEM

Most pruning or trimming work can be done year-round, but some trees are best pruned at specific times of year. We'll let you know the best time for your trees so you can schedule the work at a time that works for you and your trees.

PROBLEM

Your tree is blocking access to buildings or obstructing cars and pedestrians

It’s getting in the way of your view

SOLUTION: CROWN RAISING

By removing selected lower branches from a tree, crown raising can provide additional clearance to open up vistas and restore access. If possible, it’s best to do this type of pruning before a tree reaches maturity in order to avoid large wounds.

PROBLEM

There isn’t enough sunlight or air flow through the center of the tree

Your tree has some very heavy branches

There are structural defects or competition between branches

Your tree is at risk of damage during storms

SOLUTION: CROWN THINNING

When thinning a tree, branches are selectively pruned out to reduce the density of live branches in the tree canopy. This increases light penetration and air movement throughout the tree, stimulates interior growth and reduces wind resistance (which decreases the risk of storm damage). Done properly, thinning maintains the tree’s natural shape.

PROBLEM

Your tree is too tall or too wide for the space it’s in

It’s encroaching on utility lines or structural elements (such as your roof)

You don’t want to cut down the tree

SOLUTION: CROWN REDUCTION

Reduction pruning reduces the overall size and/or spread of the tree. This isn't "shearing" or “topping” a tree - it's precision work that cuts each branch at just the right spot to help maintain the overall form, health and structural integrity of the tree.

PROBLEM

You can see dead, dying, diseased, crowded, or spindly branches throughout the tree

SOLUTION: CROWN CLEANING

Crown cleaning involves the removal of all branches that aren’t contributing to the overall health and appearance of the tree. We can also remove items that shouldn’t be in the tree canopy. The end result is a healthier and better-shaped tree.

We do not top trees!

All of our tree pruning work is done according to the ANSI A300 standards used by professional arborists. That's why we don't top trees. Not only is it detrimental to the health of the tree, it also creates a dangerous tree that looks bad and will likely never recover its natural shape.

To learn more about why we don't top trees, please read this article >>

 

READY FOR PROFESSIONAL PRUNING?

Call us today or request a free quote online