Posted on Apr 17, 2021

Genesis Tree Service Manassas

Manassas Tree Trimming: How to prevent common tree pruning mistakes

A lack of proper tree care could lead to overgrown trees that could pose severe safety hazards on your property. Furthermore, an unkempt and overgrown trees can depreciate the value and curb appeal of a home.

There are a few best practices when it comes to pruning trees. One is never topping the tree. This practice could stimulate secondary growth but with an overall weak structure, leading to ugly or dangerous trees that will need to be removed in the near future.

Not using the proper tree trimming equipment:
Some people mistakenly assume that they don’t need an arborist to take care of their trees after the fact. Even if you have the proper tools, you can end up with ugly cuts and spread disease through dangerous work habits. This is a huge mistake for many homeowners who might even cause themselves severe injuries.

Poor pruning technique:
You should never try and do any tree care project on your own. You'll run into all sorts of problems if you make a mistake, or skip important steps. A professional will help ensure that everything is done properly before work gets too tough-to-reach places like the branches and roots.

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