Category: Tree Trimming

Maintaining a Healthy Tree on Your Property

Big tree on property

When you plant a tree in your yard, you’re investing in a life that you’ll be able to see grow tall and healthy if taken care of properly. To ensure the healthy life of a young tree, here are a couple tips to keep your tree or trees growing for a long time. Pick the… Read more »

The Environmental Benefits of Tree Removal and Trimming in Wayne, NJ

Cutting Down Trees

When it comes to trees, Wayne, New Jersey, is fortunate to have a lush and diverse urban forest. Trees not only enhance the aesthetics of our neighborhoods but also play a pivotal role in maintaining a healthier local environment. While we cherish our trees, there are times when responsible tree removal and trimming become necessary…. Read more »

Storm Preparedness: How Tree Trimming by Big Foot Tree Service Prevents Damage

Trimming Trees

Storms can unleash their fury with little warning, causing severe damage to our surroundings. Among the most vulnerable elements during storms are trees. Weak or overgrown branches and trees can pose a significant threat to property and safety. However, with proper storm preparedness through tree trimming, you can significantly reduce the risk of damage and… Read more »

Emergency Tree Services: How Big Foot Tree Service Responds to Nature’s Fury

Nature is both awe-inspiring and unpredictable. Storms, hurricanes, and severe weather events can unleash their fury, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. During these challenging times, one of the most vulnerable elements on our properties is our trees. Fallen branches or uprooted trees can cause extensive damage to structures, vehicles, and pose serious… Read more »

Preserving Your Trees: Expert Tips and Services from Big Foot Tree Service

Tree trimming and pruning for the health of your trees

As homeowners, we often focus on tree removal and maintenance, but preserving our existing trees is equally important. Trees provide numerous benefits, including shade, beauty, and environmental value. In this blog post, we will explore expert tips and services from Big Foot Tree Service that can help you preserve the health and longevity of your… Read more »

Why Stump Removal is Necessary for the Health of Your Yard

Tree stump in yard

Stump removal is the process of removing the remaining portion of a tree after it has been cut down. While it may seem like an optional step, stump removal is necessary for the health of your yard. Here are some reasons why: Stumps Can be Hazardous to Your Yard Stumps that are left behind can… Read more »

Protect Your Home From Overgrown Branches

Trees and big bushes on your property add beauty, charm, privacy and shade, but sometimes they need a trimming or to be removed if they get too close to your house and its roof. Now that we’re in the middle of the summer season, everyone is enjoying the outdoors while they can before the cold… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Plant a New Tree?

Did you know it has been said that trees can add so much to a home’s value? If you’re thinking of planting a tree or a series of trees in your yard this year, when’s the best time of the year to plant trees? Basically, the best time is when it’s not too hot or… Read more »

The Importance of Storm Damage Cleanup Services

Damaged tree caused by severe storm

Residents of New Jersey deal with coastal storms and heavy rain storms each year. Sometimes, they’re worse than others, especially if a hurricane hits the southeast coast of the country. The storm can weaken but travel up the coast to the tri-state area causing damages to landscapes and properties in certain areas. It’s beneficial to… Read more »

The Importance of Trimming Your Trees

Making sure that your property is taken care of appropriately is more than just mowing the lawn and watering the flowerbeds. The trees under your care more than likely require regular trimming, and it’s for more important reasons than merely aesthetic ones (although that’s certainly a bonus). Simply put, the proper trimming of your trees… Read more »

Tips For Winterizing Your Trees

The trees in your yard can always benefit from your attention and care. With winter coming, trees can be “winterized” to lessen the chance of cold weather damage. First, prune (cut off) any dead or broken limbs you see on the tree. Ideally, you should make a 45-degree angle cut in the limb about six… Read more »

Termites Love Neglected Tree Stumps

Nobody wants termites and other insects infesting their home or the surrounding yard. If you have dead trees or plants on your property, it’s important to have them removed by a professional like Big Foot Tree Service. Termites thrive on and are attracted to dead trees. Termites have mouths that tear at pieces of woody… Read more »

Reasons to Remove a Tree Stump

Tree stumps are unsightly. They make an otherwise nicely kept yard look like someone forgot to get rid of something that causes numerous problems. An old stump makes a yard look forgotten. These days, people have high standards when it comes to the exteriors of their homes and their landscaping, especially in suburban areas where… Read more »

When Does a Deteriorating Tree Become Dangerous to Your Property?

Trees are one of the greatest assets of a property. They provide shade, increase land value and help with drainage. Trees are a valuable investment, but one that can be susceptible to a variety of natural problems. From disease to weather, there are a large number of factors that can be devastating to a tree,… Read more »

Emergency Tree Removal After a Storm

Tree removal after a storm

As we’re witnessing more severe storms and hurricanes hit the southeast coast and even further up north, trees are susceptible to getting destroyed during a heavy storm. This can be dangerous for people and their homes. Removing dead trees before a storm hits is very crucial to the safety and protection of your family. Sometimes,… Read more »

Is it Better to Have My Tree Professionally Trimmed or Removed?

Tree Trimming Vs Tree Removals

“Should I have my tree trimmed or removed?” is a question we often hear at Big Foot Tree Service. The average homeowner isn’t quite sure whether to have a tree trimmed, with hopes of it healing and “coming back,” versus having it removed all-together since it’s “for sure dead.” That’s why they call us at… Read more »

Is Tree Trimming the Same as Tree Pruning?

Tree Trimming Vs. Tree Pruning

A lot of people assume pruning and trimming are interchangeable words when it comes to trees. Interestingly, though, they are two different terms with two different meanings. For instance, they have distinct applications and functions. Meanwhile, they require different equipment– and timetables, too. An Overview of Tree Pruning How about pruning? It’s the term used… Read more »

Common Tree Trimming Mistakes

Trimming Trees

When people decided to trim trees on their property, they typically make a couple mistakes. While they might have a “do-it-yourself” spirit, they might not have the knowledge or expertise to do the job right. Hence, they end up calling Big Foot Tree Service to come trim their trees “the professional way.” Fair enough. So… Read more »

How Often Should You Have A Tree Trimmed?

One component of landscaping that sometimes goes left untouched is tree trimming. Trimming trees not only keeps your yard looking great, it also preserves the health and longevity of the tree. Tree overgrowth and branches that hang loosely around a tree’s trunk pose a safety concern, especially for the little people in your home who… Read more »