Why Tree Trimming Is Best Left to the Pros

Tree trimming is about much more than simply cutting away a few branches. Every cut should be well thought out and made carefully. Although it may be tempting to think that you can manage tree trimming on your own, it is always a job that is best left to professionals. Here are just a few of the reasons you should call a pro when your trees need to be trimmed.

Tree trimming can be dangerous.

Safety is the most important reason that tree trimming should be done by a professional. Trimming can involve climbing, working from bucket lifts, cutting heavy limbs, working near power lines, and working with power saws. Professionals have extensive training that allows them to do this work safely, while a layperson can easily make a mistake that put him or her in danger. Put safety first and allow a trained professional to do the job.

Seasons and growth cycles affect trimming.

Trimming is more complex that it appears on the surface. Everything from the season to the growth cycle of the tree plays into the kind of trimming that should be performed. Improper trimming can have lifelong impacts on the growth of the tree. Professionals understand what kind of trimming to do when, so that you get the growth you want from your trees while keeping them as healthy as possible.

Tree shaping is a complex process.

Part of the reason for tree trimming is shaping trees for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. Knowing which parts of the tree can be cut safely and how to create the best shape comes with training and practice. A professional can shape your tree to look its best and stay healthy.


Keep your trees in top condition with help from Horticulture Unlimited, Inc. Our professionals are experts in tree maintenance, including trimming services. To set up an appointment for tree trimming in Tucson, call our landscaping company at (520) 321-4678.

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