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Enhance the Beauty of Your Property: Professional Tree Trimming and Pruning Services

Trees are a valuable addition to any property. Healthy, well-maintained trees not only enhance the aesthetics of your landscape but also provide various environmental and economic benefits. However, neglecting tree care can lead to the opposite effect, with a decline in the property’s beauty and the emergence of safety hazards for people, vehicles, and structures.

The good news is that proper tree trimming and pruning practices can preserve your trees’ structural integrity and ensure they remain healthy and beautiful for years to come. But here’s the thing – you can’t hire anyone to do the job.

The ArborWorks team understands the dynamics and biology of trees and knows how to provide the best care for them. With our expertise and experience, we can help you maintain your property’s health, beauty, and value.

Contact us today to learn more about our tree trimming and pruning services.

What Is The Difference Between Tree Trimming and Pruning?

Tree pruning and tree trimming are two important tree care practices that involve cutting tree branches, but they serve different purposes.

Tree Pruning

Tree pruning involves selectively removing specific branches for the tree’s health, safety, and appearance, such as removing diseased or dead branches, thinning the crown to improve air circulation and sunlight penetration, or shaping to enhance its aesthetics.

Tree Trimming

Tree trimming, also known as tree cutting, is a more general term that involves removing branches for practical reasons, such as clearing power lines, improving sightlines, or preventing branches from touching the roof or walls of a building.

Optimal Tree Health and Beauty Starts with Professional Tree Trimming and Pruning

Our certified arborists and technicians have the expertise and experience to recognize flaws and purposefully eliminate defects while sustaining your tree’s health. When you hire us to trim and prune your trees, we take all the necessary steps to:

Tree Care Services Tailored to Your Needs

No two properties or trees are the same, and this underscores the importance of our expertise in delivering tailored tree care solutions that meet each client’s unique needs. With deep practical experience with a wide range of regional species, you can trust our professionals to develop a maintenance schedule best suited for your trees.

We have certified arborists on staff to keep your Texas landscapes beautiful and lush. Let us take care of all the necessary pruning and trimming for improved safety, health, and aesthetics of your trees and shrubs.

Contact us today for a free assessment to determine the specific needs of your trees.

Frequently Asked Questions

These two terms are often used interchangeably but refer to different tree care types.

Tree Trimming typically involves removing small branches and foliage from a tree to shape it or to remove any overhanging or low-hanging branches that could be a hazard or obstruction. It is usually done more for aesthetics, to maintain the tree’s appearance, or to promote healthy growth. Trimming is typically done regularly, such as once a year or more frequently if needed.

Pruning is typically done to promote tree health, reduce the risk of damage or disease, and improve the tree’s overall appearance. This is usually done less frequently than trimming and may only be necessary every few years. On the other hand, pruning is a more involved process involving selectively removing larger branches, usually for specific reasons such as improving the tree’s structure or removing dead or diseased wood.

Most trees benefit from pruning every 3-5 years for health and appearance, but some may need it more or less often. Young trees need pruning in the first 2-3 years to establish a strong structure, while mature trees require pruning every 3-5 years to remove dead or damaged branches. Fruit trees require more frequent pruning for shape, flowering, and fruit production, and trees near power lines or structures may need more frequent pruning to prevent damage.

Tree species can determine the time of year you should look into scheduling the service. Generally, late winter or early spring (while the tree is still dormant) is an excellent time to prune shade trees. This allows for better visibility of the tree’s structure and making necessary cuts before new growth emerges. However, some trees may be better pruned in the summer or fall to control their growth or reduce the risk of disease or pest infestations. It’s important to consult with one of our certified arborists to determine the best time to prune your shade trees.

Here are signs that you may need tree trimming and pruning services:

Overgrown branches that extend into structures or power lines

Overgrown branches that extend too far into buildings or power lines can pose a significant safety hazard. Trimming these branches can prevent damage to your property or power lines and reduce the risk of injury or electrocution.

Broken, diseased, or dead branches that pose safety risks

Damaged, diseased, or dead limbs can fall anytime and pose a serious safety risk to people or property. Trimming or pruning these branches can help prevent accidents and reduce the risk of damage or injury.

Uneven or excessive growth brings better balance, health, and appearance

Overgrown or uneven growth can negatively impact a tree’s health and appearance. Pruning can help improve the tree’s structure, promote healthy development, and enhance its overall appearance.

Shrubs or hedges that require trimming for shape and growth

Shrubs or hedges that have grown too large or out of shape can detract from the appearance of your property. Trimming can help shape and control the development of these plants, resulting in a more attractive and well-maintained landscape.

Fruit trees that need pruning for flowering and fruit production

Pruning fruit trees can help promote flowering and fruit production, leading to a better yield and healthier trees. Regular pruning can also prevent overcrowding and reduce the risk of disease.

Aesthetics to improve your property’s appearance

Regular tree trimming and pruning can enhance the beauty of your property by maintaining a clean and well-manicured appearance. This can also increase the value of your property and create a more inviting environment.

Feel free to contact us, and we will conduct periodic evaluations of your trees to detect any potential issues and suggest the most appropriate course of action to maintain the health and aesthetics of your trees.

One of the most common questions is who is responsible for trimming trees near powerlines. The answer varies depending on the location and the type of power lines. Here’s a breakdown:

Residential Powerlines: If the powerlines are located on your property or in a residential area, you are typically responsible for trimming the trees around them. It’s your responsibility to ensure that your trees don’t interfere with the power lines.

Commercial Powerlines: If the powerlines are located on commercial or public property, the responsibility for tree trimming typically falls on the utility company. The utility company usually hires a professional tree-trimming service to handle this task.

It’s essential to note that the laws regarding tree trimming near powerlines vary from state to state. Be sure to check with your local government to determine the regulations in your area.

According to property laws in Texas, if a tree falls due to natural causes such as lightning, storms, or water, the owner of the property where it has fallen is responsible for its removal. This applies even if the tree was originally rooted in a neighbor’s yard and fell onto another neighbor’s property.