Reliable Tree Care
Your Reliable Arborist

Pruning Services


An arborist can determine the type of pruning necessary to maintain or improve the health, appearance, and safety of trees.


These techniques include:


  • eliminating branches that rub each other

  • removing limbs that interfere with wires, building facades, gutters, roofs, chimneys, or windows, or that obstruct streets or sidewalks

  • removing dead or weak limbs that pose a hazard or may lead to decay

  • removing diseased or insect-infested limbs

  • creating better structure to lessen wind resistance and reduce the potential for storm damage

  • training young trees

  • removing limbs damaged by adverse weather conditions

  • removing branches, or thinning, to increase light penetration

  • improving the shape or silhouette of the tree


Developed by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), a non-profit organization supporting tree care research around the world and is dedicated to the care and preservation of shade and ornamental trees.

ISA, P.O. Box 3129, Champaign, IL 61826-3129, USA.