Month: June 2016

Optimal Times to Prune Your Tree

When is the last time you pruned a tree? Pruning involves removing specific branches or stems off a tree in order to benefit it as a whole. By removing dead, damaged or diseased branches, for instance, you’re helping to prevent insects and other organisms from entering the tree and making it sick. In many ways,… Read more »

Termites Love Neglected Tree Stumps

Nobody wants termites near or in their home. Since they feed on dead plants and trees, that’s a good reason to have Big Foot Tree Service come remove any tree stumps from your yard. Termites have mouths that tear at pieces of woody material. They’re hungry buggers, known as the “silent destroyers” who can cause… Read more »

What are Cable and Brace Rods Used For?

When Big Foot Tree Service works on trees, it’s not unusual to see cable and brace rods used to help support their structure. Considering that trees have a lot of parts to them, some of which may be weak to the point of wanting to fall off or down, thus hurting somebody or something in… Read more »

Things That Could Go Wrong When Cutting Down Your Own Trees

Cutting down your own trees is something you could do, but do you really want to do it yourself? First of all, most of us do not have the time, tools or knowledge necessary to cut down trees on our property. What if some high-up branches need to be removed first? How are you going… Read more »