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05 Aug 2016
How To Know When A Large Tree Needs Removal

How To Know When A Large Tree Needs Removal

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Few things are as majestic, beautiful, and valuable than a large shade tree in Texas, especially during the summer months. Unfortunately, tall and established trees can become a problem for residential property owners over time. The important question for owners to consider is whether or not to remove their large tree. The answer will largely depend on two factors: the problem affecting the tree, and who will be diagnosing and removing the tree.

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27 May 2016
Why Trees Need To Be Pruned Before Hurricane Season

Why Trees Need To Be Pruned Before Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is rapidly approaching the Gulf Coast region, and with this comes the threat of dangerous hurricanes and tropical storms. These powerful storms can lead to torrential rains, coastal flooding, and high winds that are capable of destroying trees, cars, homes, and businesses.  Although homeowners take precautions to board up windows and secure doorways in the event of an approaching storm, many people disregard taking proactive steps with their trees.

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20 May 2016
Is Your Construction Project Damaging Nearby Trees?

Is Your Construction Project Damaging Nearby Trees?

On any residential property, trees are some of the most valuable assets for property owners. Not only can they provide ample shade and privacy, but they also add beauty, tranquility, and curb appeal. Unfortunately, Houston's continued population and business growth have led to an increase in construction and renovation projects, which can be a direct threat to the health of otherwise stable trees. Today's blog post will look at four ways residential construction projects can cause significant, and even irreparable damage to healthy trees.

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11 Mar 2016
How To Know If Your Tree Needs To Be Removed or Just Pruned

How To Know If Your Tree Needs To Be Removed or Just Pruned

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Trees are one of the most important aspects of a residential property, offering stunning beauty, valuable shade, and long-term value to the property. Unfortunately, over the course of a tree's life, various factors can impact their health, stability, and value, leaving property owners unsure of whether or not the tree should be removed. In today's blog post, we look at three critical questions to consider regarding trees on your residential property.

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19 Feb 2016
The Five Biggest Risks of Hiring Amateur Tree Crews

The Five Biggest Risks of Hiring Amateur Tree Crews

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Residential property owners know that in order to keep trees healthy and beautiful, they require routine tree maintenance. Unfortunately, many property owners make the mistake of hiring amateur tree crews or day laborers to handle their tree care needs. Although these types of amateur crews might seem to save property owners money by offering lower bids, the risks they pose can greatly outweigh any rewards or cost savings. In today's blog post, we'll look at the five biggest risks of hiring amateur tree crews to work on your residential property.

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11 Dec 2015
How Much Are My Trees Really Worth?

How Much Are My Trees Really Worth?

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Although many property owners have a general idea that trees add value to a property, few owners understand just how valuable healthy shade trees can be on a residential property. In addition to offering an aesthetic benefit to properties, tree can provide a financial value to property owners that pay both immediate and long-term dividends. Today's blog post will look at how much trees can really be worth and what types of benefits they offer residential property owners.

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20 Nov 2015
What To Look For When Leaves Fall From Your Trees

What To Look For When Leaves Fall From Your Trees

Fall weather means the arrival of cooler temperatures, the return of seasonal décor, and the falling of tree leaves all across the city. Although falling leaves can be a nuisance for residential property owners to deal with, the bare spots they leave behind can reveal many significant factors and warning signs about tree health. In today's blog post, we'll discuss the top three things to look for when tree leaves begin falling from the trees on your residential property.

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06 Nov 2015
Why Dead Trees Need To Be Removed From Your Property

Why Dead Trees Need To Be Removed From Your Property

Some of the most important assets of a residential property are the trees, which provide desirable shade and aesthetic value. Unfortunately, issues such as tree damage, drought, tree diseases, and soil issues can lead to the death of these valuable trees. Although no property owner ever wants to experience losing a large and majestic tree, it is far worse to leave a dead tree on a residential property for an extended period of time.

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30 Oct 2015
How Can Nearby Construction Harm My Trees?

How Can Nearby Construction Harm My Trees?

Houston's stable and growing economy has led to a rash of new construction projects and development areas, from large mixed-use office and retail spaces to new home construction. Often this construction occurs near existing homes and businesses. Although noise and traffic are the most common results from nearby construction projects, they can also cause a problem that has lasting and expensive ramifications: damage to your trees.

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16 Oct 2015
Why Is Fall Fertilization Important For Trees?

Why Is Fall Fertilization Important For Trees?

Trees that grow in forests and other wooded areas don't require the use of fertilizers and other supplements because of their nutrient-rich soil. Over time, falling leaves and tree debris decompose naturally and create a healthy, vibrant soil environment that allows trees and tree roots thrive.

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