Three Reasons Why Winter Is the Best Time for Tree Trimming

February 20, 2020

If you read our last blog, then you already know why tree trimming and pruning services are so important for home and business owners in Chicago. In today’s post, we share four reasons why winter is the best time of year for to trim and prune your trees. Pro Tree Service has been providing quality, dependable tree and bush removal, tree trimming and pruning, land and lot clearing services and more since 1989. All of our services are fully licensed, bonded, and ensured. You can call us any day of the week to schedule your free consultation — get in touch with us today! 

Now, here are four reasons why you should schedule your tree trimming and pruning services during the winter.

1. It’s easier to trim your trees when they are naked!

If you are doing it yourself, trimming your trees usually occurs to you during the warmer months when you want to be outside enjoying the weather. However, if you’ve tried this before, you are likely familiar with the frustration of being slapped around by branches while you wrestle through the leaves looking for the right places to trim. Trees lose their leaves during the winter, making it easy to identify and access all of the branches that you need to cut back. If you are hiring a professional for this job, it will take them longer and could cost you more if done during the warmer months when trees are covered in leaves. If you are looking for expert tree trimming and pruning services in Chicago, contact Pro Tree Service today to schedule a free estimate!

2. It Helps Maximize Your Tree’s Growth in the Spring

Much like bears, trees hibernate in the winter, and tree trimming is most effective while trees are dormant and saving their energy for the big growth cycle that begins in the spring. When you trim your trees in the winter, the wounds do not remain exposed for long before the rush of life that comes in the spring, which causes less trauma to your tree and encourages accelerated growth when the seasons change.

3. It Protects Your Trees From Pests

When you do your tree trimming during the warmer months, the wounds on your tree are exposed to insects and prone to infection. In some cases, these insects carry diseases that can cause irreparable damage to your tree. During the winter, these pests and the diseases that they carry are dead or dormant, allowing your tree to fully heal and start a healthy growth cycle in the spring. Are you looking for tree trimming services in Chicago and the surrounding area? Contact Pro Tree Service today!

Trimming your trees in the winter enables them to get he most out of their growth in the spring, keeps them healthy and disease-free, and makes it easy for professionals to access the necessary branches. If you want the best for your trees and your wallet, you need to get in touch with the professionals at Pro Tree Service in Chicago. Our experts will take care of your job quickly, safely, and to your satisfaction — contact us today to schedule your free consultation!

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