When you need someone to diagnose plant or tree disease or insect infestation, you might first search Google for ‘arborist Salt Lake City.’
Several results will come up, but then you wonder, “who do I trust?” That’s where Hidden Oak Tree Care arborists can help. We have the experience and knowledge to diagnose and fix troubled trees and plants. We’ve been helping customers with their Utah trees for years and would love to help you as well.
Here’s a bit more about what an Arborist can do and how our trained Arborists can solve your tree and plant issues.
What Exactly is an Arborist?
An Arborist is a person trained to provide many tree services such as to maintain trees, vines, shrubs and all perennial woody plants. A certified Arborist is trained to understand needs of trees and plants and can diagnose disease and insect infestations in your landscape.
A certified Arborist has a broad knowledge of tree diseases, chemicals, fertilizers and the general health of trees and plants. Among their many responsibilities, Arborists provide direction on the proper way prune and trim trees to ensure that their growth does not affect public utilities such as roads, power lines and residential structures.
Hidden Oak Tree Care has certified Arborists on staff. They perform a myriad of tree service tasks, but their main focus in the Utah valley is to provide direction on the following tree service maintenance tasks:
Tree Trimming and Pruning
A dead branch can fall off any time and cause damage to human, buildings and power lines nearby. An Arborist can recommend removal of dangerous branches, or provide a detailed plan for tree trimming to keep a tree safe. A certified arborist knows the type of pruning and tree trimming needed for every individual tree you have. Arborists also trim trees and conduct other tree services to enable the smaller ones to receive adequate sunlight and nutrients.
Tree Health Checkup
Trees are similar to humans with regards to health as they need regular checkups. Arborists do regular checkup for trees to ensure their growth does not disrupt the nearby environment. During these checkups, trees may be sprayed to protect against insects and fertilization done to support their growth.
Tree Stump Removal
Stumps are stubborn to remove and you may spend an entire day trying to remove one stump from your property. Contacting Hidden Oak Tree Care will save your time and energy. A certified arborist will guide the use of heavy machinery and equipment to help remove your stubborn stumps from your property safely and efficiently.
Planting trees is a long term investment. Tree professionals help when it comes to choosing the best location to plant your trees, selecting the best type of trees to plant and providing care during and after planting the trees.
Emergency Tree Damage Cleanup
Harsh weather conditions such as storms can leave a devastating effect on your landscaping, especially on trees. This may leave whole trees or tree debris scattered all over your compound. An experienced tree service company who specializes in tree care will come with trained crew and necessary equipment and skills to clean your yard. They will perform the necessary tree services such as tree trimming or other work to ensure your property is safe.
Qualities of a Good Arborist Salt Lake City
A good arborist must have hand-on experience to be ready to receive jobs on tree care management. An experienced arborist has qualities such as leadership skill that ensure the best and effective communication and prudent management of clients.
A good arborist salt lake city should be certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as well as acquire professional safety accreditation. To be certified by ISA, an arborist must pass the credentialing exam. To qualify for the exam with no degree, 3 years of experience is needed. For arborists with a degree, two years of experience is needed.
Main Types of Certified Arborists
- Consulting Arborists
These are primarily consultants for tree care recommendations. Consulting arborists in Salt Lake City are employed when you need an expert’s opinion on tree care rather than the practical work.
- Practicing Arborists
A practicing arborist offers practical services such as tree planting and pruning. This is the most commonly used type of arborists as they do all the tree caring work themselves.
Trees and vines provide shade, prevent soil erosion and absorb carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that causes global warming. To enjoy these benefits, a professional Arborist from Hidden Oak Tree Care can provide care and quality tree service to improve your plant and tree health.