Understanding the Differences Between Stump Grinding & Stump Removal

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Whether you’ve had a tree professionally removed, or one’s come down unexpectedly in a storm or high-wind event, you’re likely wondering what to do about the stump left behind. Stumps left to sit on a property can cause a number of problems. To avoid these issues, the stump can be eliminated either by grinding or […]

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How to Prepare Your Trees for Hurricanes & Severe Storm Damage

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Atlanta sees its fair share of severe weather. Needless to say, violent weather can do a number on your trees. That’s why pre- and post-storm tree assessments – and regular tree maintenance – are so important. Here at Excel Tree Care, we provide a full range of arboriculture services, including upkeep and removal related to […]

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What to Do When Your Tree Has Caused Foundation Damage to Your Home

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Some of the common types of damage trees can inflict on a property are rather more obvious than others. Many homeowners are aware of the hazards that falling branches—let alone toppling trees—pose to buildings, vehicles, and naturally a human being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Other kinds of damage are more subtle—and […]

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How Tree Trimming Can Help Elevate Your Landscaping

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Well-planned and properly executed tree trimming can go a long way toward bettering the look of your landscaping—and, in conjunction, beefing up your property value! A neglected or poorly tended tree can quickly become on the unsightly side of things, suffering from overgrowth, dieback, maybe an expansion of deadwood. Such trees often pose a safety […]

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When to Prune Georgia Peach Trees

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Peaches, of course, are intimately associated with Georgia. With better than 130 million pounds of these delectable fruits produced here each year, it’s little surprise they call us the Peach State.  Alongside large commercial orchards, many homeowners and gardeners enjoy having a peach tree, or even a small grove, on their property—for the ripe fruits, […]

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How Tree Cabling & Bracing Can Help Protect Your Trees From Summer Storms

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We’re right in the midst of one of the typically stormiest stretches on the Atlanta-area calendar. With severe thunderstorms and gusty winds a fixture of this time of year, it’s essential to make sure your trees are as protected as they can be—and that storm-damaged specimens are properly attended to. Here at Excel Tree Care, […]

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What Are the Tree Removal Requirements in Milton, GA?

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Despite the many tangible and intangible benefits trees provide—not least boosting property value—there are times when they must be removed for safety, logistical, or other practical reasons.  Trees that are afflicted by disease or infestation (revealed, perhaps, by wilting or discolored foliage, oozing cavities, or splits and cracks in the bark), have a canopy that’s […]

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