Tree services include all activities and cultural techniques such as planting of trees, fertilization, pathogen and pest management, pruning, shaping as well as removal. Arborists are individuals who offer tree services in either residential or commercial settings. Trees services may require the people involved to work either by climbing or not climbing the trees. All these require that they have proper training to ensure that their safety is guaranteed in the line of duty. A very important training that should be done is on how to work near power cables to ensure that safety is maintained for the people doing tree service. Also when ascending a tree, safe techniques to do so should be used such as the single rope technique or double rope technique should be put in place to prevent the person working from falling off the tree. The most essential need to offer tree services is an experience to work effectively and safely around the trees other than just qualification. Manipulation and physical maintenance of trees such as tree chipping, tree pruning, and tree removal are the main activities involved in tree services.
Tree chipping involves the process of removing branches and limbs that have been trimmed or have been removed. During tree removal and pruning the yard may be messed up hence tree chipping comes in handy to clear that mess from the branches likely to be left behind. Removal the deadwoods, sustaining and improving health, preparing specimens for transplanting, shaping, increasing yield as well as preventing the dangers of falling branches are the major purpose of tree pruning also known as tree trimming. During tree pruning the target is usually dead, damaged, diseased, branches not well structured, unproductive and unwanted branches. When doing tree pruning, appropriate techniques should be used that do not cause damage to the tree and may make it to be removed at the end.
Getting rid of a whole tree in a yard which might also include the tree stump is known as tree removal. Tree removal is done because of various reasons such as when the tree is already dead, damaged or unhealthy, incase the tree roots are encroaching a house, when the direction the tree is leaning toward is dangerous and also when one is renovating the landscape that are likely to cause harm to the tree. The tree can also be removed if its structure is not so good and can cause damages if it falls or the branches. To ensure safety during tree removal, it is important to consult specialists in tree removal to carry out the activity since they have the right skills and knowledge and will ensure safety during the process. The specialists also have the proper tools and equipment to carry out tree removal.