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Tree Trimming & Pruning

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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 Services

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Our Reviews

Responsive, professional, on time, knowledgeable, friendly and affordable. The team did a thorough of job pruning and cutting trees around our property. They were safe, efficient and very hard-working. The clean up was equally impressive. Thank you for giving our trees a fresh look and longer life!

Lian Mre

Cascade, MI

I had a LARGE tree removal project (20+ trees various sizes) that Timber Ridge fully removed for me in less than a day, where other places told me it wasn't possible due to power lines. Reliably fast and efficient company to do business with. Absolutely incredible work!

Nick Phillips

Grand Rapids, MI

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