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Professional Grays Tree Reduction by Qualified Experts
Seeking a tree reduction service you can rely on for the utmost in quality and value? Our Grays tree reduction experts have all the credentials you’d expect, and more.
Sometimes it’s necessary to reduce the crown of a tree. This can be for a number of reasons. If the tree is blocking light, you may have been asked by a neighbour to do something about it. Or perhaps you just want to reduce the shadiness of your garden.
Other reasons for tree reduction include maintaining a tree to fit the boundaries of its space, or to tame an unruly tree that has been left to grow untrimmed for a few years.
Tree reduction can also be good for the health of a tree. By removing rubbing or crossing branches and opening up the canopy, the increased air and light flow spells good news for a tree and you’ll usually find it grows back much healthier.
Whatever your reasons for needing tree reduction in Grays, T.H. Tree Services have the expertise and qualifications to undertake the work you require.
Highly Respected Grays Tree Reduction Specialists
For over a decade and a half, householders, estate managers, landlords, business owners, local authorities and housing associations have relied upon our tree reduction services throughout Grays and the wider area of Essex.
When you hire a tree surgeon for your Grays tree reduction, be sure to ALWAYS investigate the qualifications they have are suitable for the type of work being carried out. Be aware that this will not always be the case and that if a tree worker is not suitably qualified then this will mean their insurance is void and you could be held liable for any damage or injury that results from their work.
Our Grays tree reduction experts are fully qualified, holding as many as TEN different N.P.T.C. qualifications in various elements of arboriculture, plus TWO LANTRA qualifications. All this equates to the fact we are qualified to safely and effectively carry out tree reduction Grays wide as well as a range of other tree care tasks.
For even more reassurance, please know that T.H. Tree Services is Trading Standards, local authority and Safe4Site Gold approved. We work to British Standard BS 3998 2010 and adhere to all the associated legislation which includes the Work at Height Regulations, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act and the Manual Handling Operations. We have continued to maintain a totally clean record in all areas of health and safety and hold £5 million liability insurance.
Grays Tree Reduction: All Types and Sizes of Trees Covered
Our Grays tree reduction work encompasses a wide variety of tree types and sizes. Whether the trees are located on public land, in a residential garden, on commercial premises or somewhere dangerous like a railway line or the bank of a lake or river, the knowledgeable and skilled experts at T.H. Tree Services have the experience to tackle with them. Even if access is restricted we have the means to get the job done.
Over the past 15 years we have handled probably every species of tree found in the UK. Our knowledge of how and when to undertake tree reduction with the right processes means you can have total peace of mind that your tree will look great once we’ve finished, and will be the picture of health too.
The following are just some of the trees we regularly work on Grays wide:
- Oak including English or common oak, sessile oak and holm oak. Oak trees are known to grow to heights of 40 metres and can often have a canopy spread of the same width. No problem though because for us it’s an easy task to tackle any Grays tree reduction needs for this majestic tree.
- Willow including willows located on the banks of lakes or ponds. With their long, trailing branches, it is good practice to reduce willow tree canopies so people can sit underneath in the shade during the summer months. Willow tree reduction also allows more light to penetrate and makes it more straightforward to maintain the grounds underneath the tree.
- Ash trees. The ash tree can grow to as much as 35 metres in height but again this presents no issues for the experts at T.H. Tree Services. If we detect any signs of ash dieback or any other disease this tree is prone to when carrying out tree reduction, we will provide you with the relevant advice.
- Fruit trees including pear, plum, cherry and apple. Fruit trees benefit from regular pruning, although it must be done in such a way. This is because fruit trees need to develop a strong branch structure so they can support their heavy fruit crops.
- Conifers and pines including yew, cedar and Leyland cypress. It’s a well-known fact that conifers and pines can grow to towering heights, in some cases up to 100 metres. Our experience, knowledge and skill in the use of specialist equipment and our training in working at height means tackling such trees is no problem.
- Thorny and spiky trees including hawthorn and holly and the monkey puzzle tree. Sometimes you may find that a Grays tree reduction company will refuse to work on trees that present a natural hazard, but that does not apply to us. Whatever tree you have in Grays, if it needs reducing, we will get it done for you.
- Eucalyptus trees including the tallest variety which is known to reach heights of 30 metres. The cider gum tree is one of the most popular for us as it is found in large numbers on the Essex coast. Even if you have eucalyptus trees situated on roadsides or close to water, we can tackle them for you.
- Beech trees including those with expansive canopies. Even if your beech tree has grown to 30 or even 40 metres, we can reduce it for you. Regular pruning is a positive thing for the beech tree as it helps it maintain its leaves throughout the way, which is good news if you use it as privacy hedging.
- Ornamental and flowering trees such as lilac, magnolia, false acacia (Robinia) and bay laurel. We will always ensure your tree remains attractive and healthy and that it is pruned at the right time and using the correct method to ensure plenty of blooms the following year.
- Other deciduous and evergreen trees – including silver birch trees, hornbeam trees, lime trees, maple trees, sycamore trees, rowan trees, elm trees, whitebeam trees, spindle trees and aspen trees.
If you need to identify a tree on your land, our comprehensive Tree ID pages should prove helpful.
What are the most common diseases trees in Grays are prone to?
When we carry out Grays tree reduction, part of what we do is check for any symptoms of disease or decay that could causing the branches to weaken or affecting the tree’s health.
Some tree species are more prone to disease and pest infestations than others. You have probably heard of some of the most common tree diseases like ash dieback, chestnut blight, Dutch elm disease and oak decline. Unfortunately it doesn’t end there and there are quite a number of diseases and pests that are prevalent throughout the UK tree population.
An important element of our Grays tree reduction service is identifying and dealing with diseases, fungi and pest infestations. If you are concerned that your tree could be diseased or infested, our guide to common tree diseases and pests should prove a useful resource. If you have any concerns at all, please contact us for tailored advice without delay.
When is the best time for Grays tree reduction?
There are certain times of year when tree reduction should be avoided.
It is important to know that you must refrain from pruning any tree during the bird nesting season which is February to August. We will always look for nesting birds outside of this period, just in case. This applies to non-emergency tree reduction work only. If there are hazardous branches presenting a risk or the tree needs immediate care due to disease or infestation, then it is possible to proceed with care.
Tree reduction during the tree’s active growing season of late spring to early winter is also not advisable. This is because during the active growing season, trees bleed sap when they are cut. This sap attracts all sorts of bugs which bring with them all sorts of disease. This then gets into the tree and can have disastrous consequences. Again, emergency tree reduction in Grays can be undertaken any time of year, but where there is no immediate risk then the growing season should be avoided.
You will also need to consult the TPO register if your tree is of notable interest. Any tree that is protected by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) will be limited by the amount of tree reduction allowed and permission will be required from the local authority before going ahead which can take up to eight weeks to come through.
For Professional Grays Tree Reduction, Choose T.H. Tree Services
At T.H. Tree Services we have been specialising in tree reduction Grays wide for more than 15 years. Together with our extensive qualifications and established and renowned reputation, this puts us in the best position possible to take care of all your Grays tree cutting needs.
For a no-obligation quotation and friendly advice from a qualified Grays tree reduction expert, call T.H Tree Services on 01268 642 814.
Polite, professional and tidy.The team were punctual, very polite, kept me well informed of what they were doing, anything I asked them wasn’t an inconvenience.Service with a smile and the tidy up job was fantastic too.I would certainly recommend TH Tree services and happily use them again.
Hi Mrs Easton, thank you for leaving a lovely review. The team are really pleased they come across professional and friendly.
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