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Why DIY Tree Pruning isn’t Worth the Risk

Tree pruning, when done correctly, should result in safe, healthy and beautiful trees. A certified arborist is trained to understand when a tree needs to be pruned and why, but also skilled in proper tree pruning techniques. If you’re unsure what you are doing, it’s always best to avoid potential costly follies and contact us […]

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What to do When a Tree Falls on Your House or Property

Storms are a fact of life in the Portland and Vancouver areas. Snow storms, rain storms, wind storms – they make the news, can disrupt our lives, and occasionally knock down trees. And when they do, the safest thing to do is call a tree service company experienced in emergency tree removal. If you haven’t […]

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What is a Certified Arborist and is it Different from a Landscaper?

Generally, a certified arborist is an arborist who has obtained their Certified Arborist designation from the International Society of Arboriculture, or ISA. To gain this certification, there are the following experience requirements: 3 years of full time experience working in the arboriculture industry OR 2 year degree and 2 years of experience OR 4 year […]

5 Things To Know About Getting Tree Work Done In Beaverton

5 Things To Know About Getting Tree Work Done In Beaverton

  Like most cities, Beaverton has rules about the work that can be done on trees inside the city limits. Depending on where your property lies within city limits and its proximity to other features, you may be limited on what you can and cannot do. Following are a few things you should know about […]

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Why Planting Your Live Christmas Tree In The Yard Is A Bad Idea

So you choose to do a live Christmas tree. I mean why cut down a tree when you don’t have too, right? And now that Christmas is over you are pondering what to do with that live tree sitting in your living room. Well, if you are thinking about planting it in your yard, you […]

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The First 5 Things To Do When A Tree Falls On Your House

It’s something you hope never happens, but in a city and area renowned for its trees, sooner or later a tree may fall on your house. What you do next in the pursuit of emergency tree service is crucial. In order of importance, here are the 5 things to do if a tree ever falls […]

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What Does it Cost to Remove a Tree in Portland, Oregon?

Unfortunately the answer to the question: What are tree removal costs in the Portland, Oregon area, is a very unsatisfying “it depends.” We all would like a reliable formula or app for that, but unfortunately, that app doesn’t exist yet. Sometimes tree removal costs $50 and sometimes a single tree removal can cost $25K. While […]

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Tree Roots & Sidewalks A Beginners Guide

Surprise it is sidewalk repair notice season! This season unfortunately comes every year and inevitably these notices for sidewalk cracks and gaps are more often than not caused by tree roots.  So what can you do? Well actually quite a bit, which is encouraging as our knowledge of tree roots has progressed a lot even […]