Tree Care

Tree Removals

Trees grow tall in a blink of an eye it seems.  One day they were small and now they are 50+feet tall with a 60ft canopy spread.  Sometimes trees have to be removed and for good reason, they are dead or dying and are dangerous. Other times it’s not the health of the tree that warrants a removal.  Often times it’s the location and nuisance of the tree, like when the roots lift up the driveway or damage a septic system, or shade the pool.  Whatever reason you may need or want a tree removed be comforted knowing that ChrisTreeFir’s has the passion and expertise to take it down safely and leave your property clean.  Schedule your free estimate with ChrisTreeFir’s today.

Removing trees that are close to houses, pools, sheds, fences and alike require a high level of skill, knowledge of rigging techniques, depth perception, experience and more.  Whether you are having your trees trimmed or removed, you can trust that ChrisTreeFir’s has the experience, skill set and equipment to complete the job safely; leaving you happy you chose us.

Tree Cabling & Bracing

Cabling and bracing trees are methods to prolong the removal of a stressed, aged or otherwise unsafe tree.  Cabling techniques reduce the risk of failure by giving added structural support and redistributing the weight of the canopy.  Cracked trees don’t always have to be removed.  Depending on the situation and the individual tree, bracing the crack in a tree, supporting the canopy and pruning the tree can add many years of life to it.  Trees are resilient and live to grow. The professionals at ChrisTreeFir’s welcome your estimate request to evaluate the health and safety of your trees and will provide you with honest, tree specific recommendations.<a name=”grinding”></a>

Stump Grinding

Stumps left behind from tree removals are ugly, and are more maintenance than you wanted to deal with.  Having to weed whack around a stump or drive over roots dulling your lawn mowers blades is time consuming and can be costly. So why not just get rid of them and grow grass or plant another tree.  We at ChrisTreeFir’s offer 3 options for our stump grinding services.

  1. Stump Grind – Leave Chips – This option is the least expensive but requires work after we leave.
  2. Stump Grind – Haul chips – Leaving the customer to soil and seed the area. More expensive than handling the chips yourself, but nicer on the back.
  3. Stump Grind – The Works – This is when we grind the stump out, haul the chips away, and bring in topsoil, seed, and cover the area with straw for good germination and protection from birds and wind. Leaving the customer to water regularly.

Whether you want ChrisTreeFir’s to leave the chips or give you the works, we will always leave you satisfied with the work we completed.

Removing trees that are close to houses, pools, sheds, fences and alike require a high level of skill, knowledge of rigging techniques, depth perception, experience and more.  Whether you are having your trees trimmed or removed, you can trust that ChrisTreeFir’s has the experience, skill set and equipment to complete the job safely; leaving you happy you chose us. 

Tree Trimming & Pruning

People trim and prune the flowers and perennials in their gardens but often overlook Mother Nature’s largest plants; trees.   You want beautiful, healthy, safe trees around your home and property.  When a job is more than you can handle yourself, it’s best to trust a professional who knows how to do it right and safely.   Schedule your free estimate and let Chris Tree Fir’s keep your trees strong and looking great!

Trimming and pruning trees are important for the strength, integrity, health, appearance and safety of your trees.  Trees left to grow naturally without regular maintenance can grow erratically and grow to an unappealing form and shape.  From small to large trees, they all need some TLC to keep them healthy and looking good.

The removal of dead, damaged, crossing branches promotes healthy growth, healing and the prevention of infestations, diseases and erratic growth.  Thinning a dense canopy of sucker growth allows for better airflow, reducing the wind sail effect during high winds and allows sunshine through; reducing the risk of diseases, branches breaking and trees uprooting.

Often times, trees that go without trimming and pruning have weak narrow crotches that fail, and are more prone to bug infestations  and diseases.  With continued neglect, these trees are at a higher risk to fail and come crashing down; often times causing property damage and costly, unexpected expenses.

Crown Reduction, Shaping and Raising

There is only one way to properly reduce the size of any tree, crown reduction.  “Topping” a tree is dangerous and unhealthy for trees as it comprises the structure of the tree.  It is possible to reduce the canopy height of large trees.  Using the crown reduction method and techniques, will reduce the effects of the pruning, keeping the cuts we make protected from the sun and weather, allowing the tree to compartmentalize and heal.

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Topping, shearing or otherwise cutting the tips of all the braches of a tree for aesthetic reasons has become common when shaping ornamental trees such as Crabapple trees, Cherry trees, Magnoloia trees etc.  Although eye appealing and effective this method is not healthy.  Chris Tree Fir’s will always suggest the healthiest practices, however every customer and situation is different; and your wants and needs matter to us.

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