Planting trees is an easy and effective way to beautify your property. Trees will provide shade in the summer, wind protection in winter, and enhance privacy - all while increasing your property's curb appeal.
Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure. Pruning is often desirable or necessary to maintain safety, improve tree structure and health, satisfy customer goals, and make the tree aesthetically pleasing. While pruning each cut must be made with the understanding of how the tree will respond. Improper pruning can cause damage that remains for the life of the tree and will affect future growth.
We perform all types of pruning:
- Crown Reduction
Risk tree service safely and completely removes all types of trees from both commercial and residential properties in and around the new Orleans metro area. It is sometimes necessary to remove a tree when it becomes diseased or otherwise damaged, thus compromising the trees ability to safely support itself. The tree will eventually come down; the question is, "Where will it come down, and will it come down safely?". It is sometimes advantageous to remove trees due to overcrowding, thus insuring the safe, long-term growth of neighboring trees.
! WE SPECIALIZE IN HAZARDOUS / HIGH RISK TREE REMOVAL
There are several methods of removing stumps. Mechanical grinding is the quickest method. The mechanical method involves the use of stump grinding machines which systematically reduce a stump to sawdust. Mechanical stump grinding is fast, efficient, and well worth the investment. The resulting mulch can be distributed as compost or can be hauled away for an additional charge upon request.
Tree Support Systems
Tree cabling, bracing, guying, and propping each involve the installation of support hardware in and around trees. This hardware provides a tree with supplemental support by limiting the movement of limbs. When used wisely, tree support systems may extend the life of a tree or reduce the risk of mechanical failure as well as damage to neighboring structures and utilities.
Fertilizing trees can increase growth, reduce susceptibility to certain diseases, pest, and under certain circumstances help reverse declining health.
Mycorrhizae is a fungi that increases the capacity of roots to absorb water and essential elements, especially phosphorous, to protect against certain disease causing fungi and help the tree survive stressful conditions.
Countless insects live on, in, and around trees.� Many are harmless, while others can cause fatal damage to your trees and surrounding areas.� If you think your tree may be infected with Formosan termites, take immediate action to fight back before they destroy the integrity of your trees.
Aeration may be overlooked when trying to restore a stressful tree or lawn, but is very vital to bringing it back to a healthy state. This process helps loosen the soil around the trees root system, which in return gives the root system more oxygen. Soil compaction is very harmful to trees and is one of the leading causes of tree failure during construction projects.
Buck Moth Spraying (Seasonal)
Buck moths lay their eggs primarily in oak trees during the winter and hatch into a stinging caterpillar beginning around February. The caterpillars cannot be treated until after they actually hatch, therefore, it is important that you schedule your service as early as possible to minimize the risk to your family, pets, and trees.
Our team of tree specialists are equipped and trained to handle the most complex jobs safely and with excellence. Don't take the risk - call the professionals at Risk Tree Service!