We recognize the satisfaction that comes with a hard of a day of work in the yard and seeing the results of your labor (it’s what we do for a living!) but the risks outweigh the rewards for DIY tree trimming and removal.
In short – we never recommend a homeowner trim a tree, remove a tree or remove a bush without consulting a professional. Here’s a look at why a hiring a tree expert is worth the investment.
Trimming your trees without training and knowledge of how to properly prune a tree can result in unintended damage to an otherwise healthy tree – and put you at major risk for the more serious complications outlined below.
The hazards of trimming and removing trees yourself are significant. We recommend you always start with a risk assessment from professional tree service. These consultations are typically free and are quite informative.
Not only do tree experts have the proper experience and knowledge to safely trim and remove trees and shrubs, they also have the right tools for the job and liability coverage in case of property damage or physical injury.
It’s generally safe for a homeowner to trim a shrub or bush that can be reached with both feet on the ground, with branches of less than 1” in diameter.
Tree trimming and/or tree and shrub removal are not recommended without consulting a professional.
Safety should always come first when considering tree service. If you want a free risk assessment for your trees, contact our tree experts today!