1. Three Reasons Why Winter Is the Best Time for Tree Trimming

    If you read our last blog, then you already know why tree trimming and pruning services are so important for home and business owners in Chicago. In today's post, we share four reasons why winter is the best time of year for to trim and prune your trees. Pro Tree Service has been providing quality, dependable tree and bush removal, tree trimming and pruning, land and lot clearing services and more…Read More

  2. Four Benefits of Tree Trimming and Pruning

    We love our trees, but sometimes we don't do enough to show it. The reality is, most people don't consider professional tree trimming services until overgrown or damaged branches jeopardize the safety of their property. Tree trimming and pruning services aren't meant to be rescue operations, and they provide many benefits for trees and property owners, alike. In today's post, we are going to discu…Read More

  3. Nothing Lasts Forever: Signs That It’s Time for Tree Removal

    For many of us, the trees on our property have been around for as long as we can remember.  Some of us may have planted and nursed our trees from seedlings to the proud giants that they are today. Either way, we know that many homeowners form special bonds with their trees and don’t want to think about having them removed. On top of the sentimental struggle, the process sounds like a hassle and…Read More

  4. Winter Tree Care Tips

    It may come as a surprise, but late fall or winter is actually a great time to add tree care to your to-do list. Even though so many homeowners make spring and summer all about gardening and lawn care, trees and shrubs need special attention when leaves start changing color and the weather starts getting colder. And with intense Chicago winters and wind storms, it’s also a great time to remove a…Read More

  5. DIY Tree Care Horror Stories

    Ghouls and goblins aren’t the only things you should be afraid of this Halloween. If you’re thinking of trimming or removing a tree over the next few weeks, you should know that an average of 80 people die in the U.S. each year due to tree care accidents, with countless more incurring serious injuries. In this post, we want to focus on some of the most common mistakes homeowners make when main…Read More

  6. Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall

    On the first day of fall, it’s only appropriate that we write about spectacular autumn foliage. More specifically, we thought it would be good to discuss why leaves change color this time of year. Keep reading to learn more from the experts at Pro Tree Service in Chicago! Let’s revisit your middle school science class for a moment. According to ScienceDaily, chlorophyll is a green pigment foun…Read More

  7. Dos and Don’ts of Tree Care

    There’s more to tree care than you probably think. At Pro Tree Service in Chicago, we want to help you keep your trees healthy and beautiful for years to come. It starts with knowing some general dos and don’ts of tree care.  The Dos of Tree Care Do prune your trees Take a close look at your trees. Do you notice any significantly dead, damaged, and/or diseased branches? Are your trees startin…Read More

  8. Common Tools Needed for DIY Tree Care

    You recently decided to turn tree care into a DIY project. However, as we’ve explained in previous posts, tree maintenance requires a number of specialized tools. Keep reading for a list of tools and equipment you will need prior to embarking on these tasks.    Personal protective equipment It’s probably not a smart idea to trim or prune your trees without personal protective equipment. In …Read More

  9. How Tree Roots Can Damage Your Home

    We’ve already discussed the top benefits of trees in your yard and neighborhood in a previous post. However, as important as they are to the environment, trees can cause major damage. More specifically, tree roots are capable of doing quite a number on your foundation, plumbing systems, and landscape.   Keep reading as we dive deeper into these areas. How tree roots can damage a foundation It…Read More

  10. The Best Trees to Plant in the Fall

    It’s that time of year again — a time for watching football, enjoying the colorful foliage, and overloading on pumpkin-spiced everything. Yes, we’re talking about fall. While you may be tempted to completely forget about your yard after Labor Day, the reality is that this season can be the ideal time to plant a number of trees. Let’s take a closer look at some of them. Honey locust Most co…Read More