• Answering Some of Your Common Questions About Residential Tree Service

    If you have any trees on your property that are obviously dead or decaying, or which have roots that are tangling around your home's plumbing pipes, it's time to call a tree service company. Trimming back the tree, relocating it, or removing it altogether can protect and enhance your property; in some cases, it can even protect a tree itself. Note a few questions you might have about residential tree service so you can know when this is a needed service for your trees and your property.
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  • Poolside Trees for Privacy and Peace: 3 Pool-Friendly Trees for Your Backyard Swimming Pool

    Your backyard pool area should be a place where you and your family can relax in privacy and peace. However, if your neighbours' second and third floor windows overlook your pool, or there is a steep hill nearby where passersby can look down on your pool, you'll never be able to fully relax. Even a high fence cannot adequately give you the privacy you require since distant buildings and hills may easily tower over them.
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  • 4 Uses For Tree Stump Grindings

    When you have a tree removed from your property, the stump can be removed to below ground level with a grinder. This will leave you with wood chippings that can be disposed of by the tree removal company or put to good use around your garden. Here are four ways you can use tree stump grindings: Mulch Using stump grindings as mulch is an easy and inexpensive way of supressing weeds, retaining moisture around your plants and keeping the soil cool, which delicate young roots will thank you for.
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  • 4 Ways To Put A Tree Stump To Good Use

    When you have a tree removed from your garden, you can choose to have the stump treated with a chemical stump remover, have it removed to below ground level with a grinder or leave it in place. If you choose the latter, the stump doesn't have to be a distracting feature in your garden that serves no purpose. Here are four ways you can put a tree stump to good use:
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  • When Cars Collide with Trees: Can a Tree Survive a Collision with a Car?

    Trees are surprisingly hardy life forms. They can survive severe winters, endure scorching summers and even shrug off a lightning strike. However, despite their ability to stand up to the elements and the forces of nature, they often fall prey to unnatural forces. Construction, land clearance, vandalism and accidents can cause trees health to decline, leading to their eventual death. Unfortunately, when a car strikes a tree, it can end badly for both parties.
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  • Tree Management: The Different Forms of Pruning

    For your trees to stay healthy and in good structural condition, they need occasional pruning. Since this pruning is necessary on a routine basis, some individuals may choose to do it on their own in an attempt to cut down the maintenance expenses of their trees. Despite this seeming like a logical approach, the reality is that you could be causing irrevocable damage to your trees. Bear in mind that tree pruning is conducted in various ways depending on what the immediate needs of your tree are.
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  • When Trees Attack Your Home: Why You Should Remove the Tree Encroaching on Your Home

    Trees can benefit a property in numerous ways. Not only do they lower the ambient air temperature by 10-20 degrees, but they also help a property stand out throughout the changing of the seasons. In spring, they light up the surroundings with blossoms, in summer, they glow a radiant green, in autumn, they become awash with fiery colours, and in winter their nakedness offers more of a sleepy quality. However, trees near homes are not always beneficial.
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  • How to Tell if the Next Storm Could Bring Down Your Tree

    In 2016, one of the most ferocious storms in 50 years tore through Australia, with powerful winds bringing down trees all over the country. If there is a particularly large tree in the vicinity of your property, you need to ensure that it is sturdy enough to stand up to strong winds. While you may not be able to predict the weather, with careful examination, you can determine whether or not your tree could become a hazard in the next big storm.
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