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Tree Crown Thinning Thurrock
If you wish to keep your tree looking attractive, and also to keep it nice and healthy, tree crown thinning will help a great deal.
Thinning the crown of a tree helps to boost light and air flow through the branches. It also enhances visibility within the tree which makes it easier to detect disease or decay and to spot any dangerous branches that could pose a risk of falling.
Good light and air flow within a tree is vital to maintain its health and strength. Crown thinning also helps to balance out the tree and lets the wind pass through which helps to prevent damage during storms.
Do I need Tree Crown Thinning?
Has the canopy of your tree become especially bushy or dense? Can you no longer see through it like you used to? If so then it is likely to benefit from crown thinning. Still not sure? Give us a call and we’ll come along and assess the tree and let you know our expert opinion.
Why TH Trees Ltd makes a good choice for Crown Thinning in Thurrock
For over 15 years, householders, estate managers, business owners, local authorities, landlords and housing associations have relied upon our expertise in tree crown thinning Thurrock and Essex wide.
You can be fully reassured by our TEN different N.P.T.C. qualifications in a wide variety of aspects of arboriculture, together with TWO LANTRA qualifications. All this proves our highly qualified status and ability to safely and effectively undertake all sorts of tree care tasks at height, and this includes tree crown thinning.
TH Trees Ltd is also Trading Standards, local authority and Safe4Site Gold approved. We adhere to British Standard BS 3998 2010 and work in line with all relevant legislation such as the Work at Height Regulations, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act and the Manual Handling Operations. Our health and safety record remains unblemished and we hold £5 million liability insurance.
Always thoroughly check the qualifications and insurance of your tree surgeon and ensure they are relevant to the work being carried out, otherwise you could face difficulties should an insurance claim need to be made.
Tree Crown Thinning Thurrock: What Trees are Covered?
Our Thurrock tree crown thinning service applies to all tree species and sizes. There is no tree we are unable to deal with.
Whether you have trees situated on public land, in a residential or formal garden, on commercial premises or somewhere dangerous, for example close by a body of water or near to overhead cables, none of this poses an issue for TH Trees Ltd.
Our knowledge of the right timing and methods required for tree crown thinning Thurrock wide means you will be fully reassured that your tree will be left healthy and beautiful.
The following trees are some of the most popular we deal with:
- Oak – English or common oak, sessile oak and holm oak. Even oak trees that have reached 40 or so metres in height are not a problem for our specialist team.
- Willow – weeping willow, crack willow, white willow – and any willow situated on the banks of a pond, lake or river.
- Ash – even the tallest ash tree will never pose an issue for the expert tree surgeons at TH Trees Ltd who will whilst they work be on the lookout for ash dieback, a common and often fatal disease affecting ash trees in Britain. We can formulate a plan of action should any symptoms be detected.
- Fruit trees – such as pear, plum, cherry and apple. Fruit trees need to be regularly pruned in a certain way as it helps them to form a robust branch structure to support their heavy fruit crops. Light crown thinning for taller, bushier fruit trees is sometimes a good course of action. We will confirm as such once we’ve carried out an assessment of your tree.
- Conifers and pines – yew, cedar and Leyland cypress for example. Even conifers and pines are that have grown up to a soaring 100 metres are no match for our experience, knowledge and specialist state-of-the-art equipment.
- Eucalyptus – all types including the cider gum tree which grows in abundance along the Essex coastline.
- Beech trees – even beech trees of the tallest heights and thickest canopies can be taken care of safely. Regular pruning works well for the beech tree to promote leaf retention year-round; particularly useful if you use your beech tree as a privacy hedge.
- Other deciduous and evergreen trees – we carry out tree crown thinning Thurrock wide on a regular basis for silver birch trees, hornbeam trees, elder trees, lime trees, elm trees, maple trees, sycamore trees, rowan trees, elm trees, whitebeam trees, spindle trees and aspen trees. In other words, whatever your tree, we can take care of its crown thinning.
Need to identify a tree on your land? Our Tree ID pages should prove useful.
What are the common diseases affecting trees in Thurrock?
When we undertake tree crown thinning Thurrock householders, landlords and land managers appreciate our knowledge on how to evaluate the tree for disease or decay. This is an essential process which allows us to detect early any potential weakness that could result in serious problems down the line.
Some of the more widespread tree diseases are ash dieback, chestnut blight, Dutch elm disease and oak decline and these are widely publicised, however there are unfortunately a lot more problems affecting our valued trees throughout the UK. Doing what we can to identify them and treat them early is an important duty that we can all get involved in.
A crucial element of our service is identifying and treating diseases, fungi and pest infestations. If you are concerned that your tree may be diseased or infested, check out our guide to common tree diseases and pests or if you have spotted something that you are particularly worried about, waste no time in calling us out.
When is the best time for tree crown thinning Thurrock?
There are certain times of year when tree crown thinning should be avoided.
The active growing season: Trees are usually in their active growing period between late spring and early winter. Making cuts into a tree during this time is not advisable. This is because the tree will bleed sap which attracts bugs and disease. Any work that is required to make the tree safe or treat a disease or infestation can go ahead at any time.
The bird nesting season: During the period running from February to August birds are generally nesting in trees. It is therefore not allowable to undertake any sort of tree work, again unless it is a genuine emergency.
You will also need to consult the local authority TPO register if your tree is of notable interest. If it is protected by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) then the amount of crown thinning allowed will be restricted, plus permission for the work will be required from your local authority. This can take up to eight weeks to be granted.
For Professional, Value-Added Tree Crown Thinning Thurrock wide, Choose TH Trees Ltd
At TH Trees Ltd we have been specialising in tree crown thinning Thurrock wide for over 15 years. This, coupled with our long list of qualifications and respected reputation means we are in a unique position to care for all your Thurrock tree crown thinning requirements.
For a free consultation and friendly advice from a qualified Thurrock tree crown thinning expert, call TH Trees Ltd on 01268 642 814.
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