A Guide to Tree Services
Tree services include services that are given to trees in either natural or built environment which can be pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal as well as stump grinding. Tree services can be done with a major aim of getting the trees which are a major resource for the timber industry. Another reason for offering tree services is to remove those trees or branches that have been infested by pests, and also it helps enhance the visibility on the roads where there are trees on the roadside. Ensuring safety during tree service activity is important to avoid accidents by following safety rules and also having protective clothing. Proper tools and equipment for doing all activities in tree services are important to enhance the activity. Tree services are rare in natural environments and are practiced in areas such as on the roadside, in urban and also suburban landscapes.
Tree removal is one of the many tree services. When risks to the health of surrounding vegetation, trees, and people outweigh the benefits of a given tree, tree removal is usually the last option. Aesthetics of a given landscape is usually paramount and any tree that does not enhance it is usually removed. Properly trained and qualified professionals are required to remove a tree to avoid damage to the surrounding plants and structure. Tree removal depends on the landscape condition, the structure of its branches as well as the state of the given tree. Tree removal requires the use of special tools which are suited to protect surrounding vegetation and structures such as electricity and telephone cables. Tree removal will help them enhance the health of surrounding vegetation since it will lead to proper growth and development of competing species.
Tree stumps are usually left behind once tree removal takes place. Stump grinding is necessary so as to remove a stump where it is crushed into very small pieces reducing its size to the ground level. A stump grinder or a stump cutter is used in stumped grinding where it is fitted with a high speed rotating cutting disc which cuts the stump and the roots into very small pieces. Stump grinding helps avoid establishment of pests such as termites incase the stump is left to decay. It is possible for sprouting on a stump to occur hence grinding it helps avoid development of the suckers which usually have little aesthetic value.
It is usually hard decision to make to remove a mature tree therefore one should avoid it when the tree is developing. Proper maintenance of trees helps ensure that the trees maintain their vigor and they also live for a long time.