Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Dangers of Tree Removal.

Make no mistake about it, cutting down a tree on your property can be one of the most dangerous DIY jobs you will ever undertake.  This is NOT like changing the oil in your car, unplugging your clogged toilet, or replacing furnace filters.  Just because you have done mundane chores around your household in the past DOES NOT mean that you should be tackling this one!

Here are some things that a tree professional will do before tackling the job –

1.  The tree must be inspected for cracks as well as decay.
2.  They don plenty of safety gear.
3.  They have spurs and a two-harness system to engage in the climb.
4.  He secures his chainsaw which is protected by a sturdy line.
5.  Certain branches need to be left below his feet…and they know which ones.

Are you prepared for all of that and more?  We didn’t think so!  The Tree Professionals of Northern Nevada certainly are.  They exercise every safety measure to ensure that the removal of your tree(s) is safe and visually pleasing.  Whenever a tree needs to be removed from your land in the Reno area call The Tree Professionals at (775) 420-8694.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving Day Weekend Activities and Events

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"Thanksgiving Day and weekend in Reno and Sparks have many options for participating in family friendly events. It's a time when activities revolve around good food and visiting with family and friends."





Wednesday, November 7, 2018

When Trees Become Hedges.

It is an intriguing prospect.  Why not consider planting trees that function as hedges on your property?  Deciduous trees lined up in a hedge row generally provide screening only during the spring/summer growing season.  Evergreen trees however, both the broad and narrow-leaved types, are effective year-round as hedges.

Keep in mind that most trees can’t be rejuvenated by pruning them back to ground level.  Trees do not fill in as well when topped - and most should not be topped.  Since trees take longer to fill in space as they are planted farther apart, the initial planting may look sparse and take several years to achieve the exact appearance that you desire.

We would like to help.  We are The Tree Professionals.  That’s right, The Tree Professionals of Northern Nevada and the entire Reno area are here for you every day to assist you in the care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, hedges, etc.  Let us come out to your property by giving us a call.  That phone number is (775) 420-8694.

Veterans Day Parade, Nov 11th

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"At 11:11 a.m., a traditional opening ceremony takes place at the the Virginia Street Bridge and includes a fly by. The parade starts at 11:20 a.m. and marches through the heart of downtown Reno, starting from the Virginia Street Bridge and heading north to 5th Street."



Monday, October 15, 2018

Tree Removal…Safety First!

Above all else, when you are removing a tree from your Reno area property it is always about safety.  If done improperly people and pets can be hurt.  Tree trimming operations require climbing and pruning, often with portable power tools like chainsaws, trimmers, and an aerial lift.  Unless you are Paul Bunyan, these may not be items that you keep around the house.

Here are some of the steps that a true tree professional will take –


1.  Protection of the hands with leather lineman’s gloves
2.  Make sure everyone at the site including passersby are safe
3.  Don’t use tools that conduct electricity
4.  Keep a minimum distance from power lines
5.  A thorough inspection of cracks and other weaknesses before the climb

Safety first when trimming or entirely removing a tree is absolutely essential!  That is why Greg and his team at The Tree Professionals take great pride in their safety record.  It will always be their top priority when they set foot on your property.  When it is time to remove or trim one or more trees on your Northern Nevada land call The Tree Professionals at (775) 420-8694.

Slaughterhouse Returns to Greater Nevada Field!

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The 2018 Slaughterhouse, Reno’s largest Haunted Attraction, is back and better than ever for the 13th straight year, with a newly added attraction, “THE TERROR TRAIN!”



Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Healthy as a Prune.

That is not an expression that is prominent in the American lexicon, but when a tree is properly pruned it promotes good health and longevity for that trusty monument in your yard.  Pruning will also keep your trees safe for humans and pets and allow them to grow at a pace they were intended to in the first place.

So, why should you have your trees pruned?

1.  Beauty…dead limbs and unsightly growth areas will be removed.
2.  The tree will be ready to face a harsh winter.
3.  In fruit trees, it will promote production.
4.  Prevent disease from spreading.

Pruning the trees on your property on a yearly basis just makes sense…doing it yourself does not!  That is why you always call The Tree Professionals.  They are Reno’s and Northern Nevada’s tree pruning professionals.  This job is best done by a pro.  Those pros are The Tree Professionals.  Give Greg and his team a call at (775) 420-8694.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Out Darn Stump.

With apologies to Shakespeare, an unsightly tree stump is like an annoying looking spot on an otherwise pristine article of clothing.  Do you like looking at old tree stumps when you peer outside of your window?  What do you think that neighbors and people driving by your property think of them?

Here are some other reasons why stump removal should be a high priority –

1. They are downright dangerous!  Anyone can trip over them.
2.  When they decay they attract insects.
3.  Something called “sucker growth” continues from the stump itself.
4.  Stumps harbor disease that can spread to healthy plants on your property.

Stumps or no stumps that is the question (again, apologies to the Bard).  Unsightly, decaying tree stumps on your property is NOT the business.  Removing them IS the business of The Tree Professional.  Greg and his team will remove tree stumps quickly, efficiently, economically, and completely.  If you live in the Reno area call him today at (775) 420-8694.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Reno, NV • September 12 – 16, 2018

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"Taking place each year during the month of September, just north of Reno, the Reno Air Races have become a tradition for Northern Nevadan’s and an attraction for aviation enthusiasts from across the country."





Tuesday, September 4, 2018

What Constitutes a Tree Emergency?

Snow storms, rain storms, wind storms – they are all a part of Northern Nevada.  Occasionally, they knock down trees. And when they do, the safest thing to do is call a tree service company experienced in emergency tree removal. If you haven’t dealt with a fallen tree before, or even if you have, here are the steps you should take if a tree has fallen on your property.


1.  Think safety first.  Block off the area.
2.  Check the power lines.  You may have to turn off the juice.
3.  Did the tree fall onto a neighbor’s property?  Make sure that matter is considered.
4.  Now, call a pro.

Exactly, call a professional tree removal company.  Did you know that there is a company that has been serving Reno and surrounding Northern Nevada for years that just happens to be called The Tree Professional?  Perfect!  Greg and his crew have been dealing with tree removal emergencies for decades.  Call him right away at (775) 420-8694.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2018 Labor Day Weekend Around Reno

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Labor Day Things To Do in Reno, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe.  There are plenty of things to do for your last summer fling.

 










Monday, August 20, 2018

Come, Gaze upon the Beauty.

People find beauty in different ways.  Maybe it is a sunset, the look of a new car, the unique smile of a new-born baby, and many other things.  When you walk outside of your home are you taken by the beauty of your property?  If not, maybe you could be soon.  That would be spectacular, wouldn’t it?

The trees that grow on your property should not only provide shade, but an eye-appealing site as well.  We invite you to take a look at our portrait gallery.  Please go to the website www.thetreeprofessional.com to see the work that we have done to beautify homes and businesses in the Reno area.

Yes, we are rightfully named The Tree Professionals because for many years we have trimmed, cut, or even removed (if necessary) the trees that make Northern Nevada so breath-taking.  Does the word beauty come to mind when you walk outside of your door?  Make it so by calling us…The Tree Professionals at (775) 420-8694.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Washoe County School District Calendar 2018 and 2019

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School is back in session and there are dates that you should be aware of for time off school and holiday schedule!

 



Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Non-Political Stumping.

During this time of year as the mid-term elections approach stumping takes on a specific meaning.  If that stump is from an old tree in your yard it has a whole different meaning.  Many homeowners around Reno will choose to ignore a simple tree stump.  This may be a really bad idea for your family.

There are several good reasons for removing a tree stump –

1.  Curb appeal.  No one wants to look at that nasty thing.
2.  Property value.  Yours is worth more when not dotted with stumps.
3.  Safety.  Nothing good comes from tripping over one.
4.  Freeing up space.  Plant some flowers in that spot already!

Now to the point.  Who should you trust to remove that (or those) tree stump(s) from your property.  The logical choice is Northern Nevada’s Tree Professional.  Greg and his team will get rid of that unsightly growth and help beautify your Reno area home.  Don’t hesitate another day.  Call the Tree Professional at (775) 420-8694.

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival 2018

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"Imagine your toes in the sand, a fantastic bottle of wine nearby, a gourmet meal and first-class entertainment with your friends and family, all while basking in a perfect Lake Tahoe sunset. You’re not dreaming, you’re experiencing the enchantment of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor State Park. The amphitheater is one of the most scenic venues in the world."





Tuesday, July 17, 2018

ZAAAP!

There is a sound we never want to hear if you or a loved one are climbing one of your trees to do your own trimming.  It’s “shocking” how many homeowners are injured trying to trim trees near overhead electrical wires.  Tackling a project on your own that may otherwise cost some money certainly can be gratifying, but come on!  Where do you draw the line?

Terrible accidents can happen when a homeowner uses pole-mounted cutting tools and/or metal ladders to trim backyard trees and shrubs. Too often, an energized overhead wire is not noticed and is touched by pruning tools, causing injury or death…ZAAAP!  You know better, right?  Don’t try to be the Paul Bunyan of Northern Nevada.

So, there it is.  You can try to be a hero and save a few bucks, or you can call The Tree Professional.  That’s right www.thetreeprofessional.com Reno’s premier tree removal, trimming, and pruning service.  Greg and his crew are used to dancing with electrical wires.  Let them do the dirty work!  Call (775) 420-8694 today.

Things to do with your kids this Summer in Reno/Tahoe

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"Make plans for things to do with your kids while school's out.  View the list of more than 89 family-friendly events, activities and places to go – some with specific dates while others allow for a stop-by or drop-in."





Monday, July 2, 2018

Have You been Pruning?

No, not from the sun…although it is good to keep an eye on that as well.  What have you done about your spring-flowering trees and shrubs?  Trees and shrubs that bloom in the spring season such as lilac, rhododendron, magnolia, mock orange and forsythia, all bear flowers on wood formed the previous year.

Arborists have determined that the best time to prune these plants is immediately after they finish flowering in late spring.  Since summer is underway, it is really important to keep your spring bloomers be as healthy as possible by removing 1/4 to 1/2 of the oldest shoots all the way to the ground - this will allow younger stems to thrive.

Your local arborists are The Tree Professionals serving all of the Reno area.  They have been pruning all types of trees in Northern Nevada for many years.  Whatever is needed on your property, trimming, pruning, removal, or hauling please give Greg and his team a call for your next important tree-care project at (775) 420-8694.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Reno July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide


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"RENO, NV- July 4th is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue, stock up on sparklers, and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you this Independence Day."