Trees are beautiful things, but just like the plants in your garden they need looking after or they can not only become unsightly but they can also become dangerous.
Do you know if one of your trees is ready to fall when the next storm blows through?
Unfortunately, this is a very real threat as falling trees or limbs can injure you, your children or your home. Tree removal is always a last resort, but you should regularly check your trees for any signs of disease, decay or structural problems that may give you concern.
As a professional North Yorkshire tree surgery company we are able to offer not only tree removal but a range of tree cutting services which will help with maintaining and enhancing the beauty of your landscaped garden. We do everything from tree felling, stump removal, hedge trimming, tree dismantling to giving you advice on the best practices for maintaining the health and beauty of your trees, soil maintenance tips, diagnose and treatment for any illness your tree might sustain and we can also advise you on the best pest control methods for your situation.
We also provide a 24 hour emergency tree surgeon service throughout the North Yorkshire area, for if your tree has fallen over or you are unsure of its condition after a storm. If you tree is still standing then one of our tree surgery team will first assess your tree for any splits in the trunk, cracked limbs or any other damage the storm my have caused. If we can make the tree safe by removing any broken or cracked limbs and repairing the trunk then we will do so. If we are unable to make it safe then our tree surgeon will plan for a safe tree felling and removal as quickly as possible.
So whether you are looking at tree felling and tree removal, having a few branches from your tree trimmed, want your tree checked for diseases or storm damage, a stump grinding down or removed or just some advise on how to best maintain your trees then call one of our North Yorkshire tree surgery team today on 0113 3206787
When Is It Time To Remove A Tree?
Sometimes a tree gets to a point where trimming and pruning it are no longer adequate and it no longer fits in with your garden or it becomes necessary to have it removed before it causes untold damage to your property or injures someone. Some of the main causes for tree removal are
- The foliage of the tree has lost its visual appeal due to disease, or bugs destroying its limbs and leaves.
- Limbs, branches and leaves have grown too close to your buildings and are now blocking the sunlight from coming into your premises, and causing moisture build up on the walls and roof due to blocking the sun from them.
- The tree has been battered by a storm and sustained some structural damage. The tree could now cause damage to your property or injure someone with falling branches or it could completely fall over, causing even more serious damage.
- You are wanting to change the landscaped outlook of your garden and the old tree does not fit in with the aesthetics of your new look garden.
- The tree’s roots are starting to pose a threat to your property’s foundation or to the underground pipe work.
Felling The Tree Yourself
Sometime people who have a tree that they want removing attempt to remove the tree themselves or they use unqualified contractors. Tree removal is a complex and potentially dangerous job and should only be carried out by tree surgeons because:
- If the roots are not removed correctly then the tree can grow again.
- Old tree stumps which have not been removed correctly are not just an eyesore they are also potentially dangerous.
- Our tree surgeons know how to use the latest equipment to help them climb and access difficult areas.
- Using the wrong tools or techniques when dismantling a tree can cause untold damages to your property or even severely injure someone.
Regular pruning helps to improve the growth of a developing tree and it also corrects the shape of mature ones. Every cut that we make to a tree has a lasting effect, which can be good or bad. This is why a professional maintenance plan for your trees is a wise investment.
When you have a tree that cannot be saved, its has become infected or diseased, or it simply does not fit in with your plans for your garden then we offer very competitive prices for tree removal. Our staff are fully qualified and equipped to quickly and safely remove trees of any size. From your initial contact right the way through to the final clean-up, you can rely on us to provide you with the highest level of customer service in Leeds.
For more information on how we can help you call us today on 0113 3206787.
Areas Of North Yorkshire We Cover
- Tree Maintenance North Yorkshire
- Tree Stump Removal Selby
- Tree Surgeon Prices York
- Tree Cutting Service Harrogate
- Tree Removal Service Richmond
Actual Estimates on Tree and Stump Removal Cost
When a tree specialist is hired to analyze a tree's condition and determine whether or not it should be removed, there are several risk factors that are taken into consideration. For example, the position of the tree, the condition of major limbs, and the ground conditions in which it is growing upon. A tree should be looked over with a critical eye and by someone who knows what to look for because if something is missed the tree can collapse and cause damage to the surrounding area.
To determine whether a tree should be removed or not several risk factors are looked at. For one, the weight distribution of a tree is critical. If it is growing in one direction more than another large amounts of stress can be placed upon the root system. This stress can result in the uprooting of the tree and destroy surrounding structures such as houses, cars, or major streets. Another risk factor that can cause the uprooting of a tree are the ground conditions. If the soil lacks oxygen the roots may not grow properly. Also, if the tree is located in an area where the ground is constantly wet, the roots will have nothing to grab on to, therefore if strong winds were to pass by the tree could easily be uprooted.
Having a tree collapse or several limbs breaking off is something that should be avoided, therefore when one notices a tree's health in decline it should be tended to immediately. If there are dead limbs towards the canopy, weak ground conditions, infestations of bugs, or a large, uneven weight distribution, one should consider tree removal.
For More information or to book an appointment with one of our North Yorkshire arborists call us today on 0113 3206787
Tree Trimming And Pruning Myths
Pruning a cherry tree is different than pruning other fruit trees.
Pruning most fruit trees is fairly simple. The end result should be a funnel allow equal amounts of sunlight to reach all the branches and in turn the fruit as it grows, promoting healthy growth and maturity of the individual fruits. Trimming a cherry tree is different, here's how...
Although the theory is the same, the end shape is different. It is sometimes described as a scaffolding, ladder or layers. In other words, all of the main producing branches should stick out perpendicular from the trunk, like a "T". The first layer starting 2" prime; -3" prime; from the ground and then additional branching at 2" prime; intervals all the way to the top. Like other fruit trees this allows equal amounts of sunlight to reach the fruit, thought the shape is different. It also increases air flow, which is important for optimal cherry growth.
Special Note: Never prune more than 25% of the tree except in very specific and rare cases.
When should I prune my cherry tree?
In a health region, free of silver leaf disease, pruning and trimming should be done in late winter just before the cherry tree starts to bud. If silver leaf disease is prevalent in your area then it is best to trim in the summer at the first sign of the disease.
Be sure to know the kind of cherry tree you have as some cherry trees require a slightly different approach. Especially varieties of ornamental cherry trees.