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How An Arborist Uses Trees To Increase The Value Of Your Home

Nov 04, 2019

Are you looking to sell your home in the leafy suburbs? Arborists can help get your house increase in value if you have trees on your property. The trees are there to improve or enhance the living conditions by providing shade and clean the air.  They also are there for aesthetics as they change with the seasons. But in as much as trees are beneficial, they also are a maintenance nightmare more so if poorly selected.  How they are planted throughout the yard of your home also matters. If they are planted too close, they block the view or access...

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How To Evaluate Trees Before Purchasing Your Property

Oct 16, 2019

Are you looking to purchase a property? Knowing what impact the trees on that property will have can save you time, thousands of dollars, and more than a few headaches. By placing your trees in the ideal positions, you can provide enough shade to your lawn. Failure to do that will lead to obstruction in the driveway and damage to your roof. Did you know that a tree could be infected with a fungal disease and rot inside without any signs on the outside? On the other hand, if your trees haven’t been pruned for a long term, they could...

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The 7 Most Common Mistakes While Cutting Trees (And How To Avoid Them)

Sep 26, 2019

Most people imagine that removing a tree is a fairly easy task. However, this job is actually rather complex, hence the high demand for experienced tree surgeons all over Brisbane Southside. Most of these experts have worked in this industry for years and can help you remove dead or unwanted trees in your backyard in a safe and efficient manner. They know that the flawless and hassle-free removal of a tree requires more than physical strength and the determination to succeed. Here are a few of the most common mistakes people make while attempting to remove unwanted trees. Acknowledge these...

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How To Choose The Best Arborist For You

Sep 06, 2019

It takes time to find an arborist in Brisbane Southside that will suit all of your needs. Don't just hire the first individual you speak to about your trees. How to Start Make arrangements to have several certified Brisbane Southside local arborists come out and inspect your trees and recommend the appropriate action to take. Carefully listen to what they advise and then compare the responses you receive. If an arborist recommends that a living tree be removed, question the person thoroughly about their reasoning. This suggestion should only be a last resort recommendation that is used only when everything...

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Tree Care: 5 Steps To Become a Tree Pruning Expert

Aug 20, 2019

When it comes to tree maintenance, there's nothing more common than pruning. The average landscaped tree requires meticulous pruning to ensure it's in tip-top condition year-round and looks aesthetically pleasing. But going in without a plan and cutting indiscriminately can do more harm than good - especially if you end up working on your neighbour’s trees too. With this in mind, it's important to understand how pruning works from a biological perspective. The wrong approach can damage a tree and cut into its lifespan, not to mention ruin the aesthetic of a well-manicured and well-loved garden. If you’re ready to...

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Brisbane arborist tips: What is formative pruning?

Jun 19, 2016

Professional Brisbane arborists recognise that formative pruning is sometimes required to help a tree grow into a balanced shape with a strong single trunk and a canopy of healthy branches. It is often carried out to ensure that branches grow above a certain height, to create an aesthetically pleasing tree or to encourage heavy cropping of fruit trees. When is formative pruning performed? Formative pruning is usually commenced on trees that are least one year old and sometimes at least three years old or more and can take up to four or five years to complete. It is best to...

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What does it take to be a certified arborist in Brisbane?

Apr 19, 2016

Did you know that anyone can call themselves an arborist in Brisbane? It is unfortunate, but a lack of qualifications does not prevent anyone from setting themselves up as a professional tree service in Brisbane. Arborists do not even need a license to operate in Australia, however it is recommended that anyone who works with trees has the following minimum qualifications: Cert II in Horticulture for ground and climbing work. Cert III in Horticulture for supervisors of climbing work. As you can see, when Brisbane tree loppers enter your property to trim or remove trees, you really want them to...

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Tree removal Brisbane – know your rights with neighbour’s trees

Mar 19, 2016

As Brisbane tree loppers, one of our most frequent jobs is to trim trees that are causing problems to a neighbour. It is fair to say that most of the time neighbours are really friendly and help each other out, but every now and again a problem arises that can put that friendship to the test. One of these issues is the problem of branches overhanging from a neighbour’s yard, which can rapidly turn ugly, ending in fierce arguments and even court. So if you are a home owner, it is important to know your rights concerning the trees on...

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Tree removal Brisbane – know your responsibilities as a tree owner

Feb 19, 2016

As a property owner, you have certain legal responsibilities regarding the trees on your property. This is because tree removal in Brisbane is regulated and you can’t just cut down trees whenever and wherever it suits you. First of all, if you want to cut or trim a tree on your property, then you need to make sure that it doesn’t have a vegetation protection order (VPO), or you will be fined by the council. When is a tree your responsibility? As a home owner, you are responsible for trees (including their roots) if the following conditions exist: When the...

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