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Tree Trimming Tools and Tips

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

stihl-wall-display-true-valueTools Used in Tree Trimming

Tree trimming can be done for a variety of reasons. It can be done to protect your home or other properties from being underneath tree branches that could break off in a wind storm and damage the home or other properties or it may just be done for aesthetic improvement.

Pruning, or tree trimming, is one of the essential tree maintenance, whether it is an ornamental tree or fruit tree.

extension-ladderIn order to do the task efficiently and safely using the correct equipment, including the extension ladder, for the job is a must.

Some homeowners will trim their trees themselves or will hire a tree service to trim the trees on a regular basis.

Tree trimming is not as simple as it sounds as there are certain tips that make the cutting of the branches safe.

You want to make sure that you are not in the presence of electrical power lines, you should make sure that the branches cut are not too far or too close to the tree collar, and make sure that you mark the area so no one walks near the tree while it is being trimmed.

The ideal period for tree trimming is spring until early summer but the time frame can differ according to the species. It is also important that you are using the correct tools.