Blog 1

Effective Hurricane Preparation Starts Now

Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and residents and property owners across the Gulf Coast and Houston area will begin to keep their eye on the Gulf of Mexico for any signs of hurricanes or tropical storms or depressions. Although hurricanes bring with them intense weather conditions such as heavy

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Blog 2

Protecting Your Property From Wind Damage

For Houston area property owners, the approaching summer doesn’t just mean the return of hot weather and pesky mosquitos, but also the beginning of hurricane season and severe summer storms. With hurricanes and summer storms come torrential rains, severe lightning and strong winds that can cause extensive damage. Although we

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Blog 3

Leave Tree Stump Removals To The Professionals

If you are a residential property owner with trees on your land, there may come a time when you need a tree removed from your property. The need for tree removal can be caused by a variety of circumstances, such as trees dying because of the recent drought, root systems damaging nearby

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Blog 4

Transform Your Property With Professional Tree Trimming

In our information age, we can easily search the Internet for detailed instructions on how to do just about anything related to lawn maintenance and tree care. We can learn how to plant flowers, how to correctly apply mulch to our gardens, and the best time to plant vegetables and

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Blog 5

The Many Dangers of Tree Trimming

There are many arduous tasks involved in regular property maintenance, from lawn maintenance to landscape garden upkeep to mulching. However, none of these property maintenance tasks are as difficult and dangerous as tree trimming. As part of property ownership and maintenance, regular tree trimming is important in protecting property values and promoting overall

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Blog 6

How Last Year’s Drought Impacts Your Tree Care This Year

Residential property owners throughout the greater Houston area witnessed unprecedented drought conditions in 2011 and 2012, and many trees and properties were impacted. Lawns and trees throughout the city perished due to the debilitating and long-standing period of little rain, and the environmental and aesthetic impact was substantial. The immediate

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Factors To Consider Before Removing a Tree

Trees are an important part of our property and its overall value. They provide much needed shade in Houston’s hot and humid climate, and they add aesthetic value and noise reduction as well. However, trees on our property can become damaged over time or be the source of other problems

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Blog 9

The Aftermath of Wind Damage

Although Houston typically experiences milder winters, home and property owners can still face high winds and strong storms in the winter months, sometimes resulting in tree damage and tree problems. All types of trees, whether they are young saplings or mature trees, can experience damage due to high winds and

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Blog 10

Tree Trimming: How Using The Wrong Techniques Can Destroy Your Trees

For property owners, tree trimming is a routine part of tree maintenance, whether you try to do it yourself or hire tree care professionals to handle this for you. For many reasons, tree trimming and removal is best left to tree care professionals rather than individual property owners. Hiring the Certified Arborists of Embark Services assures

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