Feb 28 2018
Tree Safety 101: Why Tree Pruning Should Be Done By the Pros
Any cutting or pruning of trees on your commercial or residential property necessitates a consideration for safety. Landscaping projects have become popular in circles itching to take on a fun home do-it-yourself (DIY) task, but when it comes to tree pruning, the safety concern cannot be overlooked.
What may seem relatively simple to take a task like tree trimming, in actuality it can pose real consequences to both you and your property. The concern for safety involves the safety not only of the you the property owner, but the safety of your trees and the rest of your property as well.
Whether you need to have your trees pruned to clear out some overgrowth, or to ensure the continued healthy development of your trees, proper pruning is a must. Professionals in tree services have the skills necessary to perform pruning tasks without damaging your trees or any other part of your property.
While it may seem more appealing to give it a shot on your own, pruning your trees is a task that is best left to the pros for several reasons.
Improper pruning can damage your trees. Believe it or not, there is skill to proper tree pruning. Pruning that is not thorough or is performed with tools that are ill-equipped for the job runs the risk of further damaging your trees - as pruning is often performed for trees that are unhealthy or not growing as they should.
Pruning on your own poses a safety risk to yourself, your property, as well as any neighbouring properties. Large trees, for example, may have branches that extend high or far, and if they are not tended to with an experienced hand, you run the risk of having the entire tree or branches crash into your home, onto any nearby possessions, or into neighbouring buildings. This safety concern puts not only yourself - the property owner - at risk, but any other family members or neighbours residing nearby as well.
The pros can properly identify which areas of a tree need pruning. Professionals who tend to trees on a daily basis can identify when there are issues going on with tree growth. Not every homeowner may be able to detect any subtle or underlying issues a tree may be experiencing, but this is a skill that tree specialists develop through their extensive experience.
By identifying problem areas and tending to them with a professional hand, pros offer your trees the best chance they have to continue to develop as they should. Proper identification of problem areas also helps you out in cases where you are looking to clean up the general appearance of your lawn.
While you may know how you would ideally like the shape of your trees to look so as to best complement your property, by hacking at any branches yourself, you run the risk of ruining your trees completely by removing parts necessary for its healthy growth.
Professionals have the experience to assist you with the type of clean-up assistance you need maintain a groomed property. Unfortunately, sometimes trees do not grow just as we want them to, with branches extending this way or that, cutting into your yard or even blocking out sunlight. Tree service professionals can help you thin out any overgrowth of trees or pesky branches taking up too much space on your lawn or garden.
Professionals will take care of the clean-up of stray branches afterward.Not only do professionals allow you the reassurance that the job is being done as it should, but they will work out all the clean-up afterward for you. Almost as time-consuming as performing tasks for your yard or garden is having to clean up any stray branches or leaves lying around afterward. Tree pruning specialists will make sure your yard is free of any stray pieces that would be dangerous to accidentally tread on and will leave your property looking just as you want it.
Our years of experience in tree services has made us the most reliable tree service specialists in the area to assist you with any tree removal services or pruning services you may need for your property.
Don’t risk your safety - contact Williams Tree Pro today!