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Tree Removal Costs in Northern Utah

Tree Removal Costs in Northern UtahYou need to determine the cost of tree removal to budget properly for the project. We can give you an idea of what to expect in terms of the cost for removing trees in Utah. Factors that Affect Tree Removal Cost Generally speaking, the cost of removing a tree is based on four main factors: Height: Most companies charge a specific fee per foot. So the taller the tree, the higher the price. Condition: Trees that are leaning, those that have multiple trunks and any that are significantly decayed or dead are often more dangerous — and therefore, more costly — to remove. Diameter: Wider trees take longer to remove. And the longer a job takes, the higher the cost is. Location: Trees that are close to buildings, power lines or other areas that are difficult to acce

Our Certified Arborists Share 8 Tree-Care Tips for Spring

tree-care tips for springEvery certified arborist knows that springtime is one of the most important seasons for tree care. Giving trees some attention in the spring helps keep them healthy and strong for the upcoming growing season. Although it may not feel like it, spring is right around the corner. So we wanted to share some of our best pro tips with you for spring tree care in northern Utah. No. 1: Check for Winter Tree Damage Exposure to temperature fluctuations, drying winter winds and snow and ice storms can damage trees. A certified arborist can inspect trees for signs of winter injury and recommend an appropriate care and treatment regimen to minimize the effects of the damage. No. 2: Inspect for Insects and Disease Before leaves appear on your trees, an arborist can check the trunks

Tree Trimming Is Critical for Branches Overhanging Your Roof

tree trimmingWe understand that tree trimming may fall toward the bottom of your to-do list, particularly when the weather isn’t too agreeable. We all love our trees, but trimming is one of those tasks that doesn’t seem terribly pressing. However, in some cases, prompt trimming is a necessity. If you have any branches hanging over your roof, it’s important to address the problem immediately, as they may pose a hazard. Risks of Overhanging Branches Branches that hang over your home pose several threats, all of which can lead to costly damage. On windy days, overhanging limbs can scrape against the rooftop, damaging the shingles. When the asphalt is stripped away, the roof can easily develop leaks. Leaves from overhanging branches fall into the gutters. When gutters are cl

How Can a Free Tree Services Consultation Help You?

Free Tree Services ConsultationDid you know that a tree services consultation with Reliable Tree Care is complimentary for northern Utah homeowners and business owners? Whether you have a problem with one of your trees or it’s time for an annual tree checkup, our certified arborists can identify solutions to preserve the health and beauty of your landscape. What can you expect from our no-cost, no-obligation tree services consultation? Discussing Your Tree Care Needs and Goals When we arrive at your home or business, we’ll discuss your immediate tree care needs with you first. At this point, you can tell us about any issues you’ve noticed, or any problems you may be having. We’ll also chat about your future landscaping goals. Maybe you want to plant some new trees this year and you’d like s

Ask an Arborist: What Happens if Fruit Trees Bud in the Winter?

Fruit Trees Bud in WinterDo you need to seek help from a certified arborist if your fruit trees bud in the winter? Early blooming can be stressful, leading to issues with fruit production. Fruit trees need protection and expert care in the winter months, particularly if they begin budding before spring has arrived. But why do fruit trees bloom early and how do arborists recommend dealing with the problem? Why Fruit Trees Bud in the Winter Trees rely on weather cues to keep their growth cycles on track, and Mother Nature often sends mixed signals here in northern Utah. The calendar might say it’s winter, but the weather sometimes feels more like spring. When the temperature is unseasonably warm, trees start growing as if spring has already arrived. Even a single day of freakishly warm w