The tree care industry has changed in the last 50 years.  Today, with the newer tools and equipment, tree trimming or removal is not as difficult a job as it once was for the tree care industry back in the day. Professional tree care services can now trim trees or remove unwanted trees more safely and with less difficulty than they could even a few years ago, leading to healthier trees with longer tree life.

Trees improve our homes and even our lives; however, untrimmed trees and bushes that are not properly maintained can be an eyesore and threaten everything around them. This is why professional tree care and removal service companies are be beneficial for trimming or getting rid of unwanted trees in the most effective manner possible.

before (left) and after (right) of overgrown tree
Before (left) of an untrimmed old-growth tree and After (right) with the canopy lifted, some bottom branches removed, and dead branches removed to allow the tree to “breathe,” fostering healthy new growth and preventing disease.

Proper trimming improves the overall look and structure of the tree, and may help to prevent it from growing broad or weak branches. Trimming trees and bushes regularly helps limbs from developing weak crotches, cross branches, and helps branches stop competing for space within the crown.

Proper trimming of your trees can improve their health by removing branches that are dead, diseased or dying. These branches are often dangerous, and eliminating them can reduce the risk of damage to your property and possible harm to your family.

Trees which are not regularly trimmed can also grow into power lines, which can create a risk of power outage, damage to those lines, or line failure caused by branch failure, which can lead to electric shock if not trimmed beforehand. While most of the utility companies regularly trim trees around overhead lines near public streets, some may require home owners or businesses to handle this task at their own expense if the power lines span over their private property.