When a big tree dies, it’s like losing an old friend. You may have climbed it as a kid or hung a swing from it for your kids. It provided shade in the heat of summer and beauty in the fall. But all things must pass, even old trees. It’s tempting to allow the naked hulk of a dead tree to remain in the landscape as a reminder of old times, but doing so is not smart. If a tree on your property looks distressed or has obviously died, call an arborist for an assessment and an estimate. Don’t try to take down a tree on your own—tree removal is a science. If you’re skeptical, consider these top reasons to hire a pro for dead tree removal.[Read more…] about Top Reasons To Hire a Pro for Dead Tree Removal
Tree removal is a job for professionals. Homeowners who risk the dangers of DIY tree removal can be badly injured or killed, or cause serious injury to someone else. Taking down a tree on your own as a means of saving money can end up costing you thousands in hospital bills for yourself, or damages in lawsuits brought by others you harmed through amateur and dangerous tree cutting.[Read more…] about The Dangers of DIY Tree Removal
The central Texas area has experienced prolonged drought and large temperature variations in recent years. These conditions are likely to persist, putting a lot of stress on the natural landscape. Here’s a quick guide to understanding how to care for your central Texas trees.[Read more…] about Understanding How To Care for Your Central Texas Trees
Pruning a tree can be dangerous. Without the proper knowledge and equipment, a lot can go wrong. Even if you think of yourself as skilled with power tools, using a chainsaw on a tree can be a recipe for disaster for the do-it-yourselfer. There are many reasons why you shouldn’t prune trees yourself—here are just a few.[Read more…] about Why You Shouldn’t Prune Your Trees Yourself
When is the best time to prune my trees?
Dead, diseased, and broken wood can be removed at any time of year. However, for general pruning the best time is in late winter or early spring just before growth begins.[Read more…] about Frequently Asked Tree Service Questions
Here are some websites to help central Texas property owners learn about and properly care for their trees.[Read more…] about Tree Service Resources