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Connecticut Tree Care Tips

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Mature trees and young trees growing in a property in Connecticut.

Why Mature Trees are More Valuable Than Young Ones

March 28, 2024

Mature trees provide plenty of benefits young trees can’t offer your property. Find out just how valuable mature trees on your lot truly are.

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Cracked sidewalk with visible damage caused by encroaching tree roots, illustrating the impact of underground growth on concrete surfaces.

What To Do When Your Neighbor’s Tree Roots Damage Your Property

February 26, 2024

Tree roots from neighboring properties can cause extensive damage. Discover the surprising signs of root damage and explore your options within the framework of Connecticut’s tree laws.

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How to Prevent Roof Damage from Trees

January 22, 2024

Uncover the hidden dangers trees pose to your roof, how to spot the signs of tree risk, and the simple solutions to prevent costly roof repairs.

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Rayzor's Edge Tree Crew pruning a tree in Connecticut.

What To Know About Pruning Tall Trees

December 18, 2023

Pruning tall trees isn’t like pruning shorter ones. Find out what’s required, the hidden dangers, and how regular professional pruning is essential for maintaining your trees’ health, beauty, and longevity, ultimately enhancing your property’s value and appeal.

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A handheld pruning saw removes a branch near the collar near the tree trunk. This is just one method to prune trees.

Can I Prune Trees Myself in Connecticut?

November 14, 2023

Can you prune trees yourself? Unlock the secrets of DIY tree pruning in Connecticut!

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Preparing for tree removal means you should be ready to see equipment like this white Rayzor’s Edge bucket truck.

Preparing For Tree Removal in Connecticut – What to Know

October 17, 2023

Don’t be left wondering! Get the facts on preparing for tree removal in Connecticut and equip yourself with essential knowledge.

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A crane-mounted grapple saw sits ready to perform a tree removal in front of a suburban home.

Crane-Mounted Grapple Saws: A Game Changer for Tree Removal

September 22, 2023

Tree work can be dangerous! Discover why using a crane-mounted grapple saw is the safest and most efficient way to remove your Connecticut trees.

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A round, brown pinecone surrounded by long, green pine needles.

Is Pruning Pine Trees in Connecticut Necessary?

August 21, 2023

Have you been neglecting your Connecticut pine trees? Find out why pruning your pines is crucial to maintaining their appearance, health, and safety.

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Burning wood creating a roaring orange fire.

Do Dead Connecticut Ash Trees Make Good Firewood?

July 18, 2023

Dead ash trees make great firewood, but removals can be dangerous and poor handling can spread pests. Learn how to safely use your dead ash trees for firewood.

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The Connecticut State capitol building sits framed by green leaves and is the setting where the question of tree removal responsibility will eventually be settled with Bill SB 1061.

New Bill Could Change Who’s Responsible for Tree Damage in Connecticut (2023)

June 27, 2023

A new Connecticut bill proposes to shift responsibility for tree damage from insurance companies to homeowners. Here’s how you’ll be affected if it passes.

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