Tag: tree removal

Crane Training 101

The CLC Tree Services crews are always busy with one job or another. There is tree planting, fertilizing, disease diagnosis and treatment, tree pruning, and of course, tree removal. Some tree removal jobs are a little more challenging though. When that is the case, we occasionally need a little help from our friends at Cameron… Read more »

Wood Stain – A Colourful Story

Sometimes you come across unusual things in the trade. That was the case this past week during a tree removal job. CLC Tree Services was asked to remove a tulip tree, a 60′ tall liriodendron, which had heavy sapsucker damage. It could not be saved, but was in a difficult spot, so a crane was brought… Read more »

Deterioration and the Cost of Tree Services

The nature of tree services is that we often deal with dead or dying trees. When a tree dies, there are a few options for what to do; cut it down or leave it standing to decay at its natural pace. In an urban setting, the presence of nearby buildings often precludes the latter from… Read more »

Tree Protection Bylaw

On August 30, 2016, the City of London passed Bylaw No. C.P.-1515-228—a new Tree Protection Bylaw. It replaces the old tree conservation bylaw in the hopes of protecting more of the Forest City’s tree canopy; specifically London’s distinctive trees. So what does that mean for London residents? A big change to arboriculture regulations. The new… Read more »

Re-Planting Privacy: Getting the Look you Want with Mature Trees

Losing a tree can be heartbreaking for any homeowner, but when you lose more than one it’s devastating. Even worse, it can change the look and feel of your home, as well as your enjoyment of it. So when Bill and Colleen Lindley discovered a fungus in the spruce and pine trees at the back… Read more »

Tree Services: What’s Left Behind

When you are in need of tree work your main concern might be the tree, but there are other aspects of the job to consider. Whether you require tree trimming or a complete tree removal service, waste byproduct is created in the job. This may consist of; leaves branches wood mulch stumps Do you know what is done with… Read more »

Difficult Tree Removal

Difficult Tree Removal Sometimes taking a tree down isn’t as easy as it would seem. The overall health and stability of a tree can sometimes complicate tree removal, not to mention the density of the tree, and its location. This video shows one of the ways to overcome difficult tree removal. The tree in this… Read more »

A Day at Camp

Gray skies dropped thick sheets of rain down on the four tree service crews that participated in this year’s Ontario Commercial Arborists Association (OCAA) Day of Service on May 7th, 2014. A wet start to the day wasn’t enough to dispel the spirits of the men from Arbortech, Norm’s, Chatham or CLC Tree Services though. The third… Read more »

CLC At The Oasis

Forty foot high palm trees stand majestic by the water’s edge. They are surrounded by a whole host of other tropical plants, including lemon and lime trees, fig and banana trees, kumquats and several other species of palm trees. In fact, 15 different species of palms grace the grounds of this particular oasis. The ones of interest… Read more »

A Story From the Road

Trees. We at CLC Tree Services respect and love them, but sometimes they need to go. Whether it be disease, crowding or even the death of one, when a tree’s lifespan has come to an end, CLC Tree Services is there to help. While our preferences are to fertilize, prune and promote the health of… Read more »