We prepare our team to handle the job, environment and the weather conditions they will be facing. Our workspace, gear and equipment are then prepared for action.
We then execute our plan using our skilled climbers and well thought out strategy. After the job is done, we remove all traces of mess.
Our tools and equipment are checked for defaults. Then a final site sweep to make sure everything is in place and nothing is damaged.
What is Crown Reduction?
Manchester Tree Surgeons
Crown reduction usually involves carrying out some crown lifting and crown thinning, along with an overall reduction in the height and/or width of the tree. A poorly executed crown reduction can sometimes lead to the tree looking a little ‘butchered’ from too much reduction being carried out.
Our tree surgeons are highly skilled and experienced in carrying out crown reduction tree surgery whilst keeping the tree healthy, safe and natural looking.
Common Crown Reduction Misconceptions
Anyone with a saw can carry out a crown reduction:
Tree surgeons with the incorrect skill set and experience will not be able to do this effectively. By choosing the right company there really is no excuse for butchering a tree and leaving an unsightly monstrosity. We recommend asking for pictures and evidence of previous crown reductions before choosing your tree surgeon.
Crown reduction can be carried out often:
Crown reduction should be carried out of the following occurs:
- The weight of potentially dangerous branches needs to be reduced
- A tree is damaging or obstructing properties or walkways
- A tree misshapen after a storm or bad pruning needs to be balanced
Crown reduction Advice
Crown reduction can be relatively straight forward when using contractors with the correct skillset and experience. By choosing a tree surgeon there really is no excuse for butchering a tree and leaving an unsightly monstrosity. We’ve picked out some of the most commonly asked questions and the most effective bits of advice regarding a crown reduction.
If you happen to have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact our team.
Lack of experience and training can shorten the lifespan of your tree and can lead to serious tree damage.
Pruning too close to the tree collar can lead to potential decay that can then spread to the tree trunk.
Branches should be carefully selected to ensure your tree is left looking natural and unhealthy as opposed to over pruned and unnatural.
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Bafta award-winning cameraman for ITN News
“Nick’s team were prompt, efficient, experts, friendly and tidy. A fantastic crew who are clearly dedicated to their profession.”
Lead singer of 80’s pop sensation Swing Out Sisters – Breakout!
“Dear Nick, hope you had a great holiday. Than you so much for your prompt and efficient work. The team were excellent – our garden is now light and clear without looking stripped and bare. The guys were great – and a credit to you. thank you so much for all the hard work – It’s much appreciated.”
Lars Van De Goor
Award-winning tree photographer
“I took a quick look at your website, you are the trees barber. Nice to see you take care of the trees with so much respect”
Manchester United and England
“Professional, efficient and friendly team. Great job cutting back all the trees along the side of the house.”
Founder of SJM Promotions and owner of Warrington Wolves Rugby League Football Club
“Great team… worked really well together. Left the garden very tidy. Will have them back any time. Good job done!”
Premier League winner 2015/2016
“Many thanks Nick for a great job!”
J & N Johnson
Owners of Altrincham Market
“We have been customers for several years. We love the sensitivity of the whole team to the welfare of the trees as well as the aesthetics of the garden and surrounding landscape. Work in our grounds over the years has ranged from gentle pruning to the efficient felling of really large trees, each time the teamwork and the speed of work has been astonishing, from dealing with preservation orders to carting away debris. Pricing is keen: having all the equipment and professionals in-house certainly keeps the cost down.”
Goalkeeping Coach at Manchester City FC
“Excellent work, great price, really pleasant guys. Reduced a large sycamore tree and left everything spotless in about 2 hours. Highly recommended.”