Have A Lot Of Trees? Make Sure You Keep Them Trimmed


If you have a lot of trees in your yard you need to make sure you keep them trimmed regularly. Below is information on why this is important, as well as how tree trimming is done by a tree service company. 

Importance of Tree Trimming

The main reason to trim your trees is it will keep them healthy. During trimming, all dead and diseased tree branches will be removed. This is important as dead branches can easily fall injuring someone or something near the tree. If diseased branches are left on the disease can keep spreading throughout the tree, which will result in a very sick or dead tree. 

If a tree is not trimmed, the canopy becomes very full of branches and leaves. If this happens, the sun cannot shine through the canopy to get to the tree. Also, when it rains water cannot get through a thick canopy well so your trees will not get enough water to grow well. A thick canopy can make a tree look bad. If you have flowers planted near the tree, they will not get enough water. 

Trimming your trees will give them a much better appearance. Overgrown trees look misshapen and unbalanced. Branches may grow in the wrong direction and growth will be uneven. Trimming the tree will ensure it keeps its natural shape by thinning limbs and removing overgrown branches. 

How Tree Trimming Works

You should always hire a tree company to trim your trees for you. This is because tree trimming can be dangerous, and you may not do it correctly. Tree trimmers use many tools to do their job, such as clippers, hand pruners, power pruners, and hand saws to trim trees. They can also trim and shape up shrubs you may have on your property while they are there. 

The tree trimmer contractor will start out by trimming away overgrown, diseased, or dead branches. For overgrown branches, you can use them as you wish, such as chop them up for mulch. Once this is done, they use a truck that allows them to reach the top of the tree and thin the canopy. They will then inspect the tree to determine if anything needs to be cut to give it the best shape. 

Talk with the tree trimmer who can tell you how often you should have your trees trimmed. They can also give you information on how to keep your trees healthy. For more information on tree trimming, contact a professional near you.


12 May 2022

Improving The Look Of Our Trees

After we moved into our house, we knew that something had to be done about our trees. The branches looked off-kilter, and we could tell that someone had pruned them incorrectly at one time or another. Unfortunately, we weren't really sure how to repair the damage. A family friend talked with us about hiring a professional tree trimmer, and so we called them the next day. The difference that they made was astounding. They removed dead branches, trimmed up the shape, and let more sunlight through. My blog is all about improving the look of your trees by hiring a professional.