Why you should hire a professional Michigan Arborist?

There are MANY companies that offer tree services. However, not all of these companies staff professional ISA certified Michigan Arborists.

Professional Arborist are specifically trained in the care and maintenance specific to each tree. Trained professional can easily determine the necessary cuts required for future growth and health of individual trees, both young and old. By hiring a professional Michigan Arborist you are ensuring the proper equipment is used to maintain the integrity of your trees.

When you call the experts at Quality Tree Services, you can be sure that a trained professional will arrive to do the job. We offer a variety of tree services including tree removal, stump removal, stump grinding, tree trimming, hazard evaluations, consultations and much more!


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Tree and shrub restoration pruning is the process of improving the structure of a tree or shrub that was previously damaged, topped, vandalized, over pruned or mis pruned. Restoration is not a solution to make a neglected tree perfect, this is an impossible task. Restoration pruning introduces growth of new, healthy shoots to try and renew the plant.

Restoration Pruning Goals

  • Improve appearance
  • Reduce shade & wind resistance
  • Maintain and /or improve plant health
  • Influence fruit and/or flower production
  • Correct damage and/or defects

Do you currently have a tree or shrub that could benefit from restoration pruning? if so call today (586) 268-7699 and find out what our certified Arborist can do to help you increase the longevity of your plants. Our tree service team is fully insured and uses modern well kept equipment to ensure our services are performed with integrity and professionalism.

Pruning Standards

With the American National Standard for pruning, ANSI A300, specifications can be written in a virtual infinite number of combinations. The following information is designed to help you understand exactly what will be accomplished in a pruning operation.

Branch Size

A minimum or maximum diameter size of branches to be removed should be specified in a ll pruning operations. This establishes how much pruning is to be done.

Pruning Objectives

Pruning objectives should be established prior to beginning any pruning operation. A300 provides two basic objectives.

Hazard Reduction Pruning

Hazards reduction pruning (HRP) is recommended when the primary objective is to reduce the danger to a specific target caused by visibly defined hazards in a tree. For example, HRP may be the primary objective if a tree had many dead limbs over a park bench.

Pruning Types

Hazard reduction pruning and maintenance pruning should consist of one or more of the pruning types noted below.

  • Crown Cleaning…Crown cleaning shall consist of the selective removal of one or more of the following items: dead, dying, or diseased branches, weak branches and waterspouts.
  • Crown Thinning…Crown thinning shall consist of the selective removal of branches to increase light penetration, air movement, and reduce weight.
  • Crown Raising…Crown raising shall consist of the removal of the lower branches of a tree to provide clearance.
  • Crown Reduction or Crown Shaping... Crown reduction decreases the height and/or spread of the tree. Consideration should be given to the ability of a species to sustain this type of pruning.
  • Vista Pruning…Vista pruning is selective thinning of framework limbs or specific areas of the crown to allow a view of an object from a predetermined point.
  • Crown Restoration…Crown Restoration pruning should improve the structure, form and appearance of trees which have been severely headed, vandalized, or storm damaged.

Here at Quality Tree Services, we specialize in forestry services including Michigan Tree Removal Services. Our company is constructed of licensed ISA certified Arborist. While tree removal is a very necessary part of Arboriculture, it is not one of our services that we like to emphasis on.

Michigan Tree Removal Services
Michigan Tree Removal Services

Tree’s offer a wide variety of benefits to your landscape. Trees clean the air you breathe, provide you and your family with oxygen and can even  help save water. While these are just a few of the benefits, they are all the reasons on why we only like yo remove trees that cannot be saved.

Tree removals are performed on dead and /or dying trees as well as trees that have become hazardous and cannot be saved by any other accepted means. Our professional Arborist can help you decide whether your tree needs to removed or not. When it is decided that tree removal is necessary, our professionally trained experts will remove your trees safely and efficiently.

Tree removals are the most hazardous aspect of Arboriculture and should only be performed by professionals. Tree’s that need to be removed are often growing near home, power lines and other confined areas. Tree removal requires proper training and experience to successfully and safely complete the removal. Once removed trees are usually cut within 3 inches of ground level.

If you are in need of Tree Removal Services, contact us at qualitytree@bernslandscape.com or (586) 268-7699.