Tree Trimming & Pruning

Trees can be beautiful ornaments that decorate your landscape and substantially raise the value of your property, but they can also be massive liabilities. Trees can threaten personal utility lines, roofs, pedestrians, and the growth of surrounding plants and trees. Keeping your trees strong and healthy can be the difference between a valuable house and a branch crashing through the roof. Tree trimming and tree pruning are two crucial parts of a tree’s growth and development. Continue reading to learn more about these services or call Timber Ridge Tree Care to schedule a flexible appointment today.

What Is the Difference? 

Though the two are sometimes used interchangeably, trimming and pruning have slightly different purposes. Both involve removing branches or limbs, but trimming is focused more on the appearance of the tree, and tree pruning is more for the health of the tree. For instance, you would trim branches to give the tree a nice shape, and you would prune branches that are diseased or infested. Don’t worry. Timber Ridge Tree Care offers both services. Our arborists can inspect your trees and figure out what needs to be done.

The Benefits of Tree Trimming and Pruning

Tree pruning and tree trimming can be challenging in congested areas, but the effort is worthwhile. Some of the benefits of tree trimming include:


Safety: Overhanging tree branches pose serious and legitimate threats to pedestrians and personal property. Further, dead or dying branches are extremely flammable; a lightning strike can set the tree on fire. Removing these risky branches may also be a requirement by your property insurance company.
Tree Health: Tree pruning eliminates dead, dying, or diseased branches to prevent the spread of disease and decay. It also redirects nutrients to productive parts of the tree. Further, tree trimming allows trees to enjoy increased sun exposure and airflow, benefitting nearby plants and shrubs as well.
Aesthetics: Pruning and trimming branches is an art as much as it is a science. Tree pruning guides young trees to become sturdy structures. Meanwhile, tree trimming can turn your trees into fun shapes that decorate your lawn or landscape.

All of these have financial benefits as well. Reduce the risk of legal liability, keep your property insured, and increase the value of your property by taking good care of those trees. Timber Ridge Tree Care is proud to offer these services at affordable rates.

Why Choose Timber Ridge Tree Care?

With over 25 years of industry experience, Timber Ridge Tree Care has what it takes to get the job done right and get it done right the first time around. Our dedicated tree care specialists and ISA-certified arborists are equipped with heavy machinery and advanced technology to deliver safe and efficient results.
We are an award-winning business that values customer satisfaction and business reputation. We do everything in our power to make sure you are happy with the results. Our friendly representatives are happy to answer questions and concerns any time. We are ready to take your call and schedule a flexible appointment.

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Our Reviews


TRTC and his team arrived bang on time,which was important. They did a fantastic job of cutting back and clearing some very high thorny hedges. Very pleased the work and the garden looks twice the size. Would recommend them.

Roger L
Kentwood, MI

I used Timber Ridge to remove 4 large trees and prune a diseased crabapple tree. I was impressed by their professionalism and knowledge.  I was given fast service from quote to job completion.  The guys knew their business and took the trees down safely and efficiently.  I was amazed by how precise they were in dropping the trees that were close to the house without one scratch of damage. They weren't the cheapest but I never worried about damage or accidents. They cleaned the yard up to how it was before. Highly recommend.

Wendy Zieger
Alton, MI