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The Perks Of A Professional Tree Removal Service

Is there a nice, big, unappealing-looking tree sitting on your front yard? If so, this won't only hurt the curb appeal of your property, but it can put your home at risk of termites and other safety hazards. If the tree is old and is starting to lose its strength, it can tip over onto the house. To ensure you're not hurting your home's value or putting your home at risk of potential damages caused by the tree, you will want to hire a professional tree removal service. Read More 

Three Safety Tips To Practice When Using A Stump Grinder

Removing tree stumps around your property is something that you can often accomplish with the right tools and approach. Although it's best to hire a professional tree service (such as Dubois Tree & Land Management LLC) to take down any large trees and remove stumps that are particularly challenging, the average homeowner can often successfully remove smaller tree stumps to make grass cutting a breeze. If you've decided to tackle this project yourself, it's important to make your safety a priority. Read More 

Planting Trees To Save Money On Energy At Home

An awesome way to naturally protect your home from the outdoor elements is to plant a few trees in your yard. Trees make it easier to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures with minimal wear and tear on the HVAC system. Landscaping with trees can even increase your property's value by up to a whopping 20 percent once they become mature. And what's more, because your home is naturally insulated by trees, you can expect to save some money on your monthly energy bills when all is said and done. Read More 

3 Things You Should Do Before You Trim Your Trees

Trimming your trees is a great way to keep them in shape. Trimming allows for healthy branch growth and helps shape your trees into an attractive form that you can enjoy as part of your yard's landscape. Before you break out the clippers, make sure you do these 3 things first for the best results. Evaluate your need Don't just start lopping away at your trees without first thinking about what needs to be done and why. Read More 

Three Trees You Want To Get Rid Of Before They Ruin Your Septic System

A tree located above or near your septic system is one of the greatest threats to your pipes and plumbing. It's just a matter of time before the roots find hairline cracks in the pipes, burrow their way in and clog the lines. Large roots can dislodge or damage old pipes and do all kinds of expensive damage. All trees have the potential to damage septic systems, but these three are the most aggressive and should be removed unless you want to fight a never-ending battle against backed-up toilets. Read More