Tree services include all activities and cultural techniques such as planting of trees, fertilization, pathogen and pest management, pruning, shaping as well as removal. Arborists are individuals who offer tree services in either residential or commercial settings. Trees services may require the people involved to work either by climbing or not climbing the trees. Proper training should be done to those people who offer tree services to ensure that their safety in the line of duty is maintained. Training in things such as how to work on trees that are near power cable so as to maintain a safe working distance to ensure safety. Also when ascending a tree, safe techniques to do so should be used such as the single rope technique or double rope technique should be put in place to prevent the person working from falling off the tree. Other than being qualified to offer tree services, experience to work safely and effectively around the trees is very essential. Manipulation and physical maintenance of trees such as tree chipping, tree pruning, and tree removal are the main activities involved in tree services.
Tree chipping involves the process of removing branches and limbs that have been trimmed or have been removed. During tree removal and pruning the yard may be messed up hence tree chipping comes in handy to clear that mess from the branches likely to be left behind. The process of tree pruning or trimming is done for the purpose of removing the deadwoods, sustaining and improving health, preparing specimens for transplanting, shaping, increasing yield as well as preventing the dangers of falling branches. The major branches likely to be pruned are those that are dead, damaged, diseased, branches not well structured, unproductive and unwanted. Proper techniques for tree pruning should be used to ensure that the tree is not damaged such that is may cause it to be removed.
Tree removal is recommended for all the tree and the stump is necessary when the tree is deemed necessary to be removed. Tree removal is done because of various reasons such as when the tree is already dead, damaged or unhealthy, incase the tree roots are encroaching a house, when the direction the tree is leaning toward is dangerous and also when one is renovating the landscape that are likely to cause harm to the tree. Some people may also remove a tree when it doesn’t have a good structure such that is likely to fall or its branches causing damages. To ensure safety during tree removal, it is important to consult specialists in tree removal to carry out the activity since they have the right skills and knowledge and will ensure safety during the process. These professionals will also possess the proper tools and equipment to ensure the safe removal of the tree.