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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 ... DIY Tree Care Horror Stories

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 ... Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall

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 ... Dos and Don’ts of Tree Care

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 ... Common Tools Needed for DIY Tree Care

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 ... How Tree Roots Can Damage Your Home

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 ... The Best Trees to Plant in the Fall

The Most Popular Trees in Chicago

Here at Pro Tree Service, we have already discussed the best and worst trees for your yard and fast-growing trees perfect for your yard. In this post, we thought it would be good to dive into some of the most popular trees in Chicago. Here are just some of the recommendations from The Morton Arboretum: White fir A hardy ... The Most Popular Trees in Chicago

Breaking Down the Cost of Tree Removal

You’ve probably heard it before — the cost to remove a tree is outrageous. What many homeowners fail to realize, though, is that a professional tree removal service determines said cost based on certain factors. By better understanding tree removal and why companies charge what they do, you can make the most informed decision possible for your ... Breaking Down the Cost of Tree Removal

New Year’s Resolutions For Tree Owners

The new year is often associated with change and self-improvement. Maybe you’ve already decided that 2019 will be all about eating healthier and spending more time with family. On the other hand, perhaps your resolutions are money-based (saving up for a new house, preparing for retirement, etc.). While these are all great New Year’s resolutions, ... New Year’s Resolutions For Tree Owners

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