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Everything You Need to Know About Getting Rid of Tree Roots

July 16, 2018

Unless you’re in the tree industry, or you’re really fascinated by trees, you probably don’t know a whole lot about tree roots. The purpose of this post is to teach you a little bit about roots, and why ArborWest is sometimes called upon to remove them! Why get rid of roots? Before an arborist in Santa Ana, CA removes roots, he usually wants to know the reason behind the removal. The reasoning for the removal will also help him determine which method to use for removal (but we’ll get into that later on): Unwanted growth: Root growth can get out... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Stump Grinding and Stump Removal in Santa Ana, CA?

July 2, 2018

After a storm damages a tree or you have a tree cut down for some reason, you’re left with an ugly-looking stump in the ground. You can’t just let that stump sit there forever—it doesn’t just ruin the aesthetics of your lawn, it also makes mowing your grass difficult, and the dead roots can have a negative impact on the rest of the vegetation in your lawn. It goes without saying that you need to hire someone to get rid of that stump! Though there are several different techniques that can be used to get rid of stumps, stump grinding... View Article

Tips for Better DIY Tree Maintenance and Tree Trimming in Santa Ana, CA

May 21, 2018

There are certain tree-related jobs you should only trust professionals to take on. This is especially true for jobs that require you to get up into the very highest parts of the tree—those types of jobs require special equipment and safety training that the vast majority of people simply do not have. However, there are other types of tree maintenance and tree trimming in Santa Ana, CA that you can easily accomplish yourself, including pruning of smaller trees and watering your young trees. Here are a few tips to help you get the best results out of your tree pruning... View Article

Reasons to Remove Dead Trees This Summer

May 21, 2018

Trees are a welcome addition to any landscape or residential property. They are beautiful, add shade and can provide some extra privacy. However, when those trees die off, it’s important to be proactive about removing them as soon as possible. Here are a few of the biggest reasons why it’s important to work with a tree removal service in Santa Ana, CA when you have dead trees on your property: Dead trees attract pests: Dead and dying wood is a breeding ground for some pests you simply don’t want on your property. For example, termites, carpenter ants and various other... View Article