Atlanta Tree Trimming & Pruning Service

Improve the Health, Beauty, and Lifespan of Your Trees with Our Trimming and Pruning Services

With teams of highly trained and experienced arborists, we pride ourselves on delivering top-notch tree trimming services that improve your trees' health and beauty while ensuring your property's safety. Whether you need routine tree maintenance, hazard tree removal, or emergency storm damage cleanup, our professionals are equipped with the latest tools and expertise to handle any tree care job efficiently and effectively.

At Caldwell Tree Care, we prioritize customer satisfaction and strive to exceed your expectations with our reliable and affordable tree trimming services.

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Benefits of Tree Pruning

Enhanced Tree Health

Improved Safety

Aesthetic Appeal


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When Should You Consider Pruning Your Trees?

Dead or Diseased Branches

If you notice dead, dying, or diseased branches on your tree, it's essential to have them pruned. Removing these branches can prevent the spread of disease and improve the tree's overall health.

Overhanging Branches

If tree branches encroach on buildings, power lines, or other structures, it's time for pruning to prevent potential property damage and safety hazards.

Interfering Branches

Branches that rub against each other can cause wounds, making the tree susceptible to pests and diseases. Pruning such branches can prevent further damage.

Obstructed Views or Light

If tree branches are obstructing your view or blocking sunlight, trimming them can restore sightlines and promote healthier growth patterns.

Weak or Split Branches

Branches with longitudinal cracks or obvious defects pose safety risks during storms or strong winds and should be pruned.

Crowded Canopy

A dense and overcrowded canopy can limit sunlight and air circulation within the tree. Pruning helps thin out the foliage and promotes better growth.

Fruit Production

Fruit-bearing trees may benefit from pruning to improve fruit production, size, and quality.

Shape and Aesthetics

If you desire to enhance your tree's appearance or maintain a specific shape, pruning can achieve those goals.

Storm Damage

After a severe storm, inspect the tree for broken or damaged branches that require pruning to prevent further problems.

Safety Concerns

If you have any safety concerns about your tree's branches, such as dead limbs overhanging a walkway, it's best to have a professional assess and prune the tree if necessary.


PLANT Pruning

Three Main Types of Pruning

Crown Cleaning / Thinning

When a Crown Cleaning (sometimes called Thinning) is done, the interior limbs of the tree are the focus. Thinning out things like cross branches (which are interfering with each other's growth) and even branches that are growing in such a way as to possibly weaken the tree in the future, helps to not only make the tree lighter, but healthier as well.

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Crown Raising / Lifting

Crown Raising (sometimes called Lifting) raises the base of the tree's canopy up, leaving more room underneath the tree. This can be used to clear sidewalks, playgrounds, trails, etc. Or just to provide a better view. Unless combined with another type of pruning, the shape and density of the crown doesn't really change. Crown raising isn't always the best option - depending on the type of tree. Some trees do better long term if they aren't "top heavy".

Crown Reduction

A Crown Reduction is what many people think of when they think of pruning. This is the method that reduces the size of the tree's crown through pruning the ends of the limbs selectively, usually to shape the tree as well as reduce the length. One thing to note - crown reduction is NOT the same as "topping" in which a tree's limbs are cut off at a line - usually around utility poles and/or lines. Topping is not conducive to the continued health of the tree.

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