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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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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 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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A Rayzor’s Edge bucket truck parked outside a three-story home with the boom extended and a tree professional in the white bucket above a tree.

Confined Space Tree Removal

April 25, 2023

There are a number of important things to consider when removing trees from a confined space near a home or a business. Safety and efficiency are major concerns, and that’s why it’s important to hire a professional tree service. A professional tree service has the knowledge, skills, and equipment to ensure these tight-space removals are done safely and efficiently.

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The Rayzor's Edge Tree Service crew carefully removes a large tree in Connecticut near power lines.

Can Trees Be Removed Near Power Lines?

March 29, 2023

What happens if you need tree removal near power lines? Trees and utilities have a difficult relationship, but especially trees near power lines. If trees grow too tall or wide, the branches and leaves can cause damage to the lines. Electricity can move from power lines to trees quite easily, especially if there is a power surge. Despite knowing that trees will grow, they are still planted too close to power lines and have to be severely pruned or removed.

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Snow-covered tree branches during a Connecticut winter.

The Benefits of Removing Your Trees in Winter

February 20, 2023

Tree care, including tree pruning and tree removals, can be done all year. There are some benefits to scheduling tree work in the winter. read this article to know the reasons why winter is the best time to remove your tree.

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A deciduous tree without leaves during the winter months in Connecticut.

Is my tree dead or just dormant?

January 23, 2023

In this article, we will go over the basics of how to tell if your tree is dead or just dormant for the winter, what issues you should look out for, and when to call in a professional.

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V-shaped co-dominant stems on a deciduous tree in Connecticut.

Multi-Stemmed Trees & Codominant Stems: Are They Dangerous?

November 16, 2021

Multi-stemmed trees and trees with codominant stems (when two main trunks develop on a tree) have some unique issues. Learn what to look for, why it’s dangerous, how to prevent it, and what to do if your tree has multiple or codominant stems.

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