Tree dead wooding and limb removal

Tree dead wooding and tree pruning services covering Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas

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Tree dead wooding from Tree Wise Men

Dead wooding involves the removal of dead or dying limbs from a tree, which can result from various factors such as insufficient light, pest infestations, and diseases that lead to root damage. Eventually, dead branches decay, separate from the parent stem through abscission, and fall off.

While this typically occurs at a gradual pace, it can be hastened by strong winds or extreme temperatures. The primary purpose of dead wooding and tree pruning is to ensure safety. Circumstances that often necessitate such removal include trees overhanging public roads, residential buildings, public spaces, and gardens, as these pose potential hazards. Falling affected tree branches could lead to significant damage to property, vehicles, or even cause injury to pedestrians.

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What Is Tree Dead Wooding?

Tree dead wooding is a tree maintenance practice that involves the removal of dead or dying branches from a tree. This process helps to maintain the overall health and structural integrity of the tree while also reducing potential hazards. Dead or dying branches can result from various factors such as inadequate light, pest infestations, or diseases that cause root damage. By removing these branches, tree dead wooding helps to prevent accidents or damage to property, vehicles, or pedestrians caused by falling limbs. Additionally, it promotes the healthy growth of the tree by allowing resources to be directed towards healthy branches.

Advantages of Dead Wooding:

  • Provides safety to areas under threat by removing the dread branches and limbs before they fall and injure someone.
  • When the branches are dead, they are an unnecessary weight for the tree to bare. Dead wooding removes this stress, thus reducing wind resistance and giving the tree improved balance.
  • When dead branches are removed from a tree, it makes the tree look much healthier and make it more aesthetically pleasing to look at.

Why Choose Tree Wise Men?

When having any work done in your garden or property, you need to know the people doing the work are up to the job. Here at Tree Wise Men, we take our work very seriously, fully comply with local and national laws and regulations concerning Tree Surgery, including BS3998 (British Standards) and are fully insured for our work. We have more than ten years of experience as tree surgery and arboricultural specialists, developing a reputation as one of the most friendly and professional tree care companies in the area.

We aim to keep disruption to a minimum for our customers and hold our team and work to very high standards. This ensures every customer gets the tree services they need without any stress or fuss. This is backed by the 5-star reviews our customers leave for us on Google and other independent review sites.

We had ground workers coming in the next week to do our patio so we needed a job doing quickly and well, and I can’t recommend Sean and his team enough. After giving us a reasonable quote they came in the next week to clear the whole of the back garden, did a great job and left it spotless, without them we wouldn’t have been able to go ahead with the patio so can’t thank them all enough ! Highly recommend!

Georgina Starnowski | Google Review

I was very impressed with Sean from the very beginning, he advised us straight away on the best way forward to reduce our trees helping us gain more light into our conservatory. It was left very tidy after they had finished, and Sean and his team were extremely friendly throughout, worth every penny! Would definitely use again !

Charlotte Trusselle | Google Review

What Areas Do You Cover?

Tree Wise Men provide tree trimming and pruning services in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire, including:

  • Luton
  • Harpenden
  • Dunstable
  • Hitchin
  • St. Albans
  • Milton Keynes
  • Stevenage
  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Bedford
  • Berkhamsted

Tree trimming and dead wooding FAQs

What are the signs that my tree needs dead wooding?

Signs that a tree needs dead wooding include broken, discolored, or brittle branches, lack of leaves or foliage, and the presence of fungal growth or pests.

Can dead wooding help prevent diseases and pests in my trees?

Yes, dead wooding can help prevent diseases and pests by removing affected branches, reducing the spread of infection, and eliminating potential breeding grounds for pests.

Is there a specific time of year when dead wooding should be done?

Dead wooding can be performed at any time of the year, but it’s generally best to do it during the dormant season (late Autumn or winter) to minimise stress on the tree and reduce the likelihood of disease transmission.

How much does a dead wooding service typically cost?

The cost of dead wooding services varies depending on the size, location, and complexity of the job.

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