1. Tips for Safe and Smart Tree Trimming

    If you’re a property owner, and somewhere on your property is a tree, you’re likely going to have to trim it at some point. Tree trimming is the process of removing branches and limbs from a tree without needing to cut down the tree itself or cut into the tree trunk. It’s necessary because, if a branch becomes diseased or damaged and falls, it can either cause injury to those below or damage…Read More

  2. Is It Time to Remove Your Tree?

    You may have a beautiful home and yard to pair with it, but what do your trees currently look like? Overgrown, hanging, or dead trees can be an eyesore when others glance at your property. The purpose of this blog post is to provide homeowners with tips on how to see if it might be  time to cut down that old tree. Assess the location of the tree in relation to your house - If your tree is close e…Read More

  3. Top Tree Trimming Tips for Homeowners

    Tree trimming and pruning can be a laborious household chore, but also an important one. You want your trees to look great and not allow the branches to get out of hand. However, tree trimming and tree pruning require absolute precision. As you’ll see on our tree trimming and pruning page, the cost of obtaining the smaller tools required to perform these tasks can turn into a nightmare simply be…Read More

  4. Boost Your Property’s Value this Year with Trees

    It’s predicted that after a fairly calm real estate market in 2016, there could be some changes in 2017. With that being said, you want the value of your home to continue to rise. While many homeowners will turn to renovations and major projects as investments this year, you could do something a bit different and still see a boost to your property’s value. Your next home improvement project ma…Read More

  5. The Top Benefits of Trees in Your Yard and Neighborhood

    We may not always realize it, but there are a number of benefits that come with having trees in your yard and neighborhood. Below you will find our top 10. Trees combat climate change - Trees have the unique ability to absorb carbon dioxide, allowing them to remove and store the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. Over the course of one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the am…Read More

  6. Get to Know the Most Common Tree Diseases

    Do your trees not look as vibrant or healthy compared to when they were first planted? Unfortunately, your trees could be dealing with a type of disease. Most tree diseases result from a particular bacteria or fungi. Check out the selection of common tree diseases below. Dutch Elm Disease This fungal disease infects the vascular system of the American Elm, resulting in the clogging of vascular tis…Read More

  7. When to Turn to a Professional for Tree Trimming

    If you own one or multiple trees, you’ve likely taken trimming and pruning into your hands at some point. But these can quickly turn into time-consuming tasks that require a great deal of precision. With all the tools out there, things can get confusing and stressful in a hurry. It’s why we’ve created this guide to tree pruning and trimming. Why you should trim or prune your tree Pruning a t…Read More

  8. Here’s How to Get the Best Tree Removal Service

    Maintaining your property involves a great deal of time and money, and tree maintenance is no exception to that rule. The following tips will help ensure that both your tree company is properly vetted and, most importantly, your needs are being met: Documentation Proof Of Existence All businesses are required to be formally incorporated with the state in which they operate, whether as a domestic o…Read More

  9. Tree Care Winter Checklist from Pro Tree

    It may not seem like it, but winter can be a critical time of year to ensure the health of your trees. With several more months of snow and cold for the area, it’s important that your winterize your trees. It’s a critical task for Chicago homeowners due to the extreme wintry conditions and potentially hazardous snow and frigid temperatures. Consider pruning now - Last month, the Farmer’s Alm…Read More

  10. Welcome to our Tree Service Blog

    Welcome to our tree service blog! We’re so glad you’ve found us. Stay tuned to our new posts for tips and tricks related to keeping your trees healthy and safe, for posts dedicated to tree service myths, benefits, trivia, and for much more. Here at Pro Tree Service, we’re dedicated to bringing high-quality tree services to Burbank and the surrounding areas. Keep reading to learn more about o…Read More