Frequently Asked Questions
In the wrong conditions, trimming your tree(s) can be disastrous; causing weakness; making them more susceptible to disease and pest infestations. Deciduous (loses leaves in the Fall) Trees: For their benefit, Deciduous trees should only be trimmed when dormant from the Fall through Winter. Evergreens, however, can be Trimmed (as much as one-third of the green removed) all year long.
Pruning: boost fruit production, correct damage, and manage the size of your tree Bombarding: removing all branches to decrease the size of mulberry, sycamore, and ash varieties (can also be done on trees that are not recommended, but are well established)
Lacing/Thinning: taking approximately 20-30 percent of the canopy out to lessen breakage caused by excessive winds and to help maintain its natural form
Deadwood Removal: eliminating dead limbs so wasted nutrients can strengthen green limbs, and to avoid injury or damage to anything below
Crown Reduction: to reduce the height of the canopy of the tree
Raising: cutting off low-hanging branches to clear a walkway, driveway, or structure
Skinning (palm trees): removing all residual fronds from trimming to create a cleaner look.
Tree, Shrub, and Cactus, Removal: cutting the foliage and/or wood as close to the ground as possible (usually left a couple inches tall so as not to dull chainsaw blades on dirt) and hauling away the debris
Stump and Root Removal: eradicating trip hazards and nuisance roots or saplings
- Using a specialized machine to grind stumps and roots to a maximum depth of 10 inches (as long as there is a 3-inch clearance from any solid obstructions)
- Under certain circumstances, poison may be the only solution
- What do you envision? We honestly want to know what you want, the more details, the better! If we save time and money by giving you a proper bid encompassing all of the work you may need during the first visit, we can transfer those savings to you and help you plan the most efficient way to achieve it!
- Do you want repeat annual maintenance? Or do you have a project? Maybe you’re unsure. That’s why we are here, to guide you through the process as efficiently as possible to save you time and money!