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The Hidden Terror: Common Tree Pests & Diseases in North Carolina

Posted on: June 20, 2019

Do you know what to look for when it comes to recognizing pests and disease in your trees? From nasty fungal growths to voracious wood-eating insects, it can be challenging to identify common tree pests and diseases. It’s important to make sure that any trees or shrubbery that pose a threat to the other vegetation on your property be removed before the infestation or illness … Continue reading The Hidden Terror: Common Tree Pests & Diseases in North Carolina »



3 Tips for Tree Pruning Like a Professional


3 Tips for Tree Pruning Like a Professional

Posted on: June 12, 2019

Failing to take care of your trees properly can lead to increased risk of insect infestation, disease, animal habitation, and possible damages to your property should it lose any dead limbs or branches. Below are three easy tips you should keep in mind when you’re considering tree trimming around your yard. 1) Know When To Prune Trees A big part of tree pruning is knowing … Continue reading 3 Tips for Tree Pruning Like a Professional »





Crane-Assisted Tree Removal

Posted on: June 4, 2019

Crane-assisted tree removal is performed when a tree can’t be felled typically or sectioned off and removed manually. This service is useful for our commercial customers who find themselves in hard-to-access locations, like office parks and buildings that are close together on a corporate campus or in difficult-to-access backyards. Crane removal is also a good option for any trees whose size makes them impossible to … Continue reading Crane-Assisted Tree Removal »



Removing Large Trees


Removing Large Trees By Yourself

Posted on: May 31, 2019

When it comes to trees, many people think that they can handle them at home via self tree removal. Unless you’re a licensed arborist with plenty of experience in the field, then we highly suggest you leave any large tree removals to the professionals who handle them daily. Going about conducting removing a large tree by yourself is not just dangerous, but can end up … Continue reading Removing Large Trees By Yourself »



Worker with Chainsaw Cutting Down a Tree


The Blackhawk Tree Removal Process

Posted on: February 28, 2019

When you’re thinking about hiring a tree removal service but have no idea where to turn, the professionals at Blackhawk Professional Tree Care & Removal are here to help. Every tree removal is handled in the safest and most cost-effective way possible so that our customers can rest assured they’re getting the best tree service in the area. HOW TO REMOVE A TREE THE BLACKHAWK … Continue reading The Blackhawk Tree Removal Process »



Removing Stumps Doesn’t Have to Be A Grind


WHAT IS STUMP GRINDING & WHY DO I NEED IT?

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Stump grinding companies are a dime-a-dozen but many of them never actually talk about why their stump grinding services are important. As you know, any time you have a tree removed you are left with an unsightly stump of wood at the tree’s base that is rather ugly and can get in the way of other landscaping projects. These stumps are breeding grounds for termites, … Continue reading WHAT IS STUMP GRINDING & WHY DO I NEED IT? »



Do You Know How Uninsured Arborists Put Your Home at Risk?


Do You Know How Uninsured Arborists Put Your Home at Risk?

Posted on: August 23, 2018

As you start making plans to spruce up your yard and trees before the fall, you might be tempted to lean toward whatever direction offers the better deal when it comes to hiring an arborist. This can often mean considering one that isn’t insured. But when you use a cut-rate tree service, you’re only putting yourself at a higher risk of easily avoidable expenses because … Continue reading Do You Know How Uninsured Arborists Put Your Home at Risk? »



What Is an ISA Certified Arborist and Why Should You Care?


What Is an ISA Certified Arborist and Why Should You Care?

Posted on: August 16, 2018

There’s more to tree care than you’d think. If you’re looking into hiring someone to trim and care for your trees, many people assume you just hire a guy who knows how to cut off a tree limb and call it a day. There’s actually a whole side to professional tree care that a lot of people don’t know about. We call it the industry … Continue reading What Is an ISA Certified Arborist and Why Should You Care? »



Are You Doing This Common Tree Maintenance Mistake?


Are You Making This Common Tree Pruning Mistake?

Posted on: April 30, 2018

Not properly pruning or caring for your trees are mistakes that can potentially cause a lifetime of damage. Pruning encourages tree health by getting rid of dead branches and allowing for new healthy growth, but that doesn’t mean all trimming techniques work the same. But you can still easily over-prune or trim in the wrong season, therefore ruining your tree’s health and potentially putting yourself … Continue reading Are You Making This Common Tree Pruning Mistake? »



How to Know When to Call an Arborist


How to Know When to Call an Arborist

Posted on: April 17, 2018

No matter how good you are with that green thumb or how much you love taking pride in maintaining your yard on your own, sometimes it’s best to call in the experts. Different from a gardener or landscaper, an arborist is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual types of trees and are certified by the International Society of … Continue reading How to Know When to Call an Arborist »