Tree Trimming

Trees are what make your property beautiful. One or more trees in close proximity to your home create ambiance. But, trimming your trees is an important step to protecting your home, as well.  Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure next to watering. Trees need to be trimmed or pruned regularly; certain branches must be cut off to ensure the health of the tree and your family's safety.
There are many reasons tree trimming is an important part of yard maintenance.  According to the United States Department of Argiculture, trees need to be pruned for health, safety and aesthetics.  Let's look at each of these benefits:
  • Safety: Removing branches that may cause damage property or people if they fall is a primary reason for tree trimming.
  • Tree Health: Removing dead or diseased branches will benefit the overall health of the tree. In addition, trimming can encourage trees to develop stronger core structure to withstand the elements.
  • Aesthetics: Trimming a tree can accentuate its physical appearance, as well improve flower/fruit production.

Trees may also be pruned to increase light and air penetration to the inside of the tree’s crown or to the landscape below. In most cases, mature trees are pruned as a corrective or preventive measure.

Here is an example: