frequently asked questions about tree care.
Does My Tree Removed?
This is a common question in the tree service industry. Many homeowners are not sure if their tree is dead, dying, diseased, treatable, or hazardous. For this reason, they ask this question. The answer varies, unfortunately. It will require a professional inspection to assess the condition and location of the tree in order to determine whether or not it needs to be cut down. If your tree is showing signs of fungal growth, shoots growing from the roots or base, foliage loss, leaf discoloration, thinning, or any other unusual symptoms, it may need to be treated or removed.
Do I Need a Permit to Remove a Tree Myself?
Although it varies from county to county, in most cases, you do require a permit to remove a tree. This is why it is better to trust a licensed tree care company to provide tree removal services, safely and efficiently. They retain the proper tools, equipment, and training to carry out a safe and professional project in a convenient time frame.
What is the Difference Between Stump Grinding and Stump Removal?
The short answer to this question is this: stump removal retrieves the entire stump from the ground, leaving a void behind, whereas stump grinding essentially “shaves down” the stump so that it is ground level. It requires a team of trained professionals with the proper equipment to safely and effectively carry out either service.
What is Emerald Ash Borer and Can it be Treated?
Emerald Ash Borer is a green jewel beetle that feeds on Ash trees. If you have Ash trees on your property, they could be susceptible to EAB infestation. Signs of EAB include D-shaped holes in bark, dieback of the upper and outer crown, epicormic sprouting, bark splits, woodpecker activity, and more. Fortunately, it can be treated with the help of a licensed arborist! Your tree care company can refer you to a trusted arborist in your area.
Do I Call an Arborist or a Tree Care Company?If your trees are diseased or infested by insects or pests, you would require the specialized services of a licensed arborists. Because they are specialized, their services are more costly, but highly necessary nonetheless. If you require tree removal or routine tree service, you want to call a local tree care company instead.
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