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. Those that are in the timber industry can be involved in doing tree services mostly tree removal to obtain raw materials for their industries. Tree services are also done so as to get rid of pest infested trees and branches so that they don’t spread to other trees and also they help in making roads more clear to see roadsides where there are many trees on the sides of the road. Ensuring safety during tree service activity is important to avoid accidents by following safety rules and also having protective clothing. Using tools and equipment that are proper when working on trees is also very key in ensuring efficient and effective work. Tree services mostly take place in built environments which include roadside, urban as well as suburban landscapes.
Tree removal is part of tree services offered. 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. A tree that is threatening the beauty and appearance of a given landscape usually end up being removed. Tree removal in a given landscape will require qualified professionals to avoid damaging the surrounding plants and structures. Tree removal in a given surround will be dependent on the condition of the landscape, how the branches have been structured and also the condition of the tree itself. Tree removal requires the use of special tools which are suited to protect surrounding vegetation and structures such as electricity and telephone cables. Removing a tree promotes the health of the surrounding trees and vegetation mostly the competing one making them develop well.
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 is important in avoiding pests which may come about when the stump is left to decay for several years mostly the termites. Stump grinding also ensures that suckers do not sprout which affects the appearance of an area.
It is usually hard decision to make to remove a mature tree therefore one should avoid it when the tree is developing. The vigor and longevity of trees can be enhanced through proper care and maintenance hence preventing tree removal.