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Talking About Tree Care Services

When To Have A Professional Trim A Tree

by Fred Nelson

Tree trimming is a potentially dangerous job that many individuals and businesses prefer to leave to a professional. You want to get the timing right when you trim a tree, though. It's a good idea to know when you ought to ask a tree trimming services company to visit your property.

Overhanging Limbs

If the limbs of a tree hang over anything valuable or are getting close to it, it's wise to have a pro trim them. For example, you might have a large tree behind your house and its limbs may hang over the deck. Beyond the nuisance of leaves or needles falling on the deck, there's a risk the limb could crash into it or the house. You'll likely be better off trimming the tree in a controlled situation rather than waiting for a wind storm to create unexpected trouble.

Proximity to Power Lines

Even if you're comfortable handling the tree trimming yourself, this is a scenario where you should call a professional. They're licensed and insured, so let them take the risk of causing a blackout. A tree trimming service will know how to work around the power lines without creating a hazard.

Dying Leaves at the Extremities

Particularly with tall ones, trees can reach a limit where they can't sufficiently supply water or nutrients to their extremities. You'll often see weak or discolored leaves and limbs at the tips of their branches or leaves, and this is a sign the tree is running out of growth capacity. Trimming the tree can restore some of its vitality by denying resources to these extremities. Consequently, you may get a more lush tree that fills in better and looks healthier.

After Storm Damage

If a tree has visible signs of storm damage, you may need to trim it. If you see splintered branches, for example, a professional should clean these up so the tree can heal properly.

More than 5 Years Since the Last Trimming

If you want to maintain a tree's even appearance, it's a good idea to trim it every 3-5 years. Even if a tree is growing well, you'll often see limbs on one side outgrowing the ones on the other. This can make the tree look unbalanced. Likewise, it will eventually tip the weight of the tree in that direction, potentially creating a threat to your property. Some younger trees may perform better with a tighter schedule, such as every two to three years. Ask a professional about the type of tree you have so you can make a more informed decision.

For more information, contact a local tree trimming service.