We may not realize it, but trees put up with a lot over the course of their lives. From wrangling with extreme weather to fending off damage caused by humans, trees don’t exactly have it easy. It’s not just the physical damage they have to cope with, though. As we’ll explain in this blog post, ... How Do Trees Heal Their Own Wounds?
So you’ve heard from friends and neighbors about the benefits of tree pruning. Along with tree trimming, pruning can be incredibly beneficial. But, as with all tree care, there are correct techniques and incorrect techniques. We’ve discussed pruning at great length in previous posts, however, our team felt the need to discuss one area in particular: ... What Too Much Pruning Can Do to Your Tree
(NOTE This blog had a video https://www.protreeservice.com/tree-trimming-chicago/top-mistakes-to-avoid-when-pruning/) We’ve discussed at length the importance of keeping your trees healthy with routine trimming and pruning. However, when it comes to pruning, there are specific techniques that must be used to avoid compromising the tree’s well-being. In this blog post, we will go through some of the mistakes ... Top Mistakes to Avoid When Pruning
Topping has long been regarded as an effective way to rejuvenate a tree. But is it really safe? In this blog post, we will discuss the ins and outs of topping while also presenting some effective alternatives. What is topping? This PDF developed by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) explains that topping “is the indiscriminate cutting ... Do You Know How Damaging Tree Topping Can Be?
Your tree might be the favorite part of your yard or entire home for that matter. But did you know that your big, beautiful tree can pose a major threat to your home’s foundation? In this blog post, we will explain how tree roots can become your worst nightmare and create significant problems down the ... Do You Know How Damaging Tree Roots Can Be to Your Foundation?
Planting trees on the property line are often a source of disagreement between neighbors. One person may feel that they are the rightful owner of the trees because they planted them, while the other may think that they should not have to pay for upkeep on trees that are not on their property. It is ... Do You Know Who Should Pay for Trees on the Property Line?
Wouldn’t it be nice if our trees looked beautiful and stayed healthy without needing routine care? With the drastic changes of weather in Chicago and the range of tree diseases, it’s important to consult with a reliable tree service expert. At Pro Tree Service, we can offer professional advice on working with certified arborists. By definition, ... Top Tips for Selecting an Arborist
Tree trimming and pruning can be a laborious household chore, but also an important one. You want your trees to look great and not allow the branches to get out of hand. However, tree trimming and tree pruning require absolute precision. As you’ll see on our tree trimming and pruning page, the cost of obtaining the ... Top Tree Trimming Tips for Homeowners
It’s predicted that after a fairly calm real estate market in 2016, there could be some changes in 2017. With that being said, you want the value of your home to continue to rise. While many homeowners will turn to renovations and major projects as investments this year, you could do something a bit different ... Boost Your Property’s Value this Year with Trees
If you own one or multiple trees, you’ve likely taken trimming and pruning into your hands at some point. But these can quickly turn into time-consuming tasks that require a great deal of precision. With all the tools out there, things can get confusing and stressful in a hurry. It’s why we’ve created this guide to ... When to Turn to a Professional for Tree Trimming
It may not seem like it, but winter can be a critical time of year to ensure the health of your trees. With several more months of snow and cold for the area, it’s important that your winterize your trees. It’s a critical task for Chicago homeowners due to the extreme wintry conditions and potentially ... Tree Care Winter Checklist from Pro Tree