Tag: Tree Services

Cabling and Bracing: A Look at Tree Support Systems

Cabling and Bracing Tree Support Systems Sometimes trees come across challenges that have the potential to impact their health. Perhaps it has weak branches, or structural integrity issues from a storm. Leaving these issues alone could cause limb failure, putting people and property at risk. On the other hand, tree removal is not always necessary… Read more »

Storm Response: How to Handle Damaged Trees

Last weekend, an ice storm ravaged Southern Ontario. Freezing rain covered everything, and then the winds picked up. While many were smart and heeded calls from the OPP to stay off the roads, there were some who could not seek shelter—area trees. The problem comes when those trees can no longer hold the weight of… Read more »

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 »

One Good Turn Deserves Another: Day of Service at Camp BEL

Dorchester, Ontario is located approximately 2 hours west of Toronto, 1 hour southeast of Grand Bend, 1 hour east of Muirkirk, and 15 minutes from London. The village of 3,900 people holds 1 grocery store, 1 high school, 1 library, and 1 Scouts Canada group. On Mother’s Day weekend though, the population more than doubles… Read more »

Landscaping Fix: Creating Better Flow in your Yard

Landscaping Your Yard Purchasing a new home is exciting. There are inspections to make, contracts to sign, and stuff to move. And we aren’t just talking about the real estate agent’s paperwork. Exterior landscaping is a big part of the aesthetic appeal of a home and often needs just as much attention as anything else in… 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 »

Running a Small Business

It takes a lot of hard work to successfully run a small business. CLC Tree Services does their best to make their company excel in everything they do.

Meet Me Under the Toadstool at Camp Orenda

It’s always a good day when CLC Tree Services gets to take part in a Day of Service in the name of the Ontario Commercial Arborists Association. And our day at the Girl Guides of Canada Camp Orenda was another great day to share.

High-Flying with Cameron Crane

At CLC Tree Services, we pride ourselves on the fact that we can handle most any tree services job sent our way; difficult tree problem or not. We have certified arborists on staff and the equipment to handle most any tree related needs your home or commercial business has. But sometimes, even we need a little… Read more »

Animal Planet: The Creatures CLC Finds in Trees

At CLC Tree Services, our job is to tend to trees. We assess them, prune them, fertilize them, treat them for illness and infections, and sometimes have to cut them down. There is far more to the job than just dealing with trees though. We also get to get up close and personal with some… Read more »