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Information, news, and tree care tips from arborists at professional tree care company, Stein Tree Service.
Spring Tree Stump Removal and Stump Grinding Aids Summer Safety
Tree stump removal and stump grinding are common requests in the spring and summer months. Whether because of heavy storms or snow (or even dead trees), many Delaware and Pennsylvania residents have experienced trees falling in their yards. Some have had to be removed immediately due to impacts with structures or blocking roads or walkways. […]
Stein Offers a Tree and Shrub Trimming and Pruning Guide
Spring is here again. In fact, you may have seen some buds on trees already. However, you may wonder if you have waited too late to get your trees trimmed and pruned. Though dormancy is generally the best time to trim and prune trees and shrubs to avoid wounding a growing tree, exceptions exist. And […]
Stein Answers Frequently Asked Tree Removal Questions
Trees are beautiful, provide shade, clean the air and provide homes for all types of wildlife. In addition, trees can have a high sentimental value to us, having been a fixture in our great-grandparents’ homes or planted to commemorate a special event. In these types of cases, no one wants to consider tree removal. However, […]
What Kind of Tree Care Can Be Done in the Winter?
With bare-branched trees and frosty morning grass, you may think winter is a poor time for tree care. However, many tree care services can and should be performed in the winter. Stein Tree Service’s team is often very busy with winter tree care services, including tree trimming and tree removal. Tree Removal One example of […]
Fall and Winter are The Best Times For Tree Trimming
The warm, sunny days of spring and summer are behind us, and cooler days are here. Seeing the beautiful leaves from summer change color and fall off the trees is one great thing about fall, and those leaves falling is a good reminder that fall and winter are the best times of the year for […]
Advantages of Residential Tree Clearing Around Power Lines and Other Areas
Stein Tree Service performs residential and commercial brush clearing and tree removal in Wilmington, DE, and surrounding areas. You may think that this type of service is only needed by developers when building new residences or other construction projects. However, the practice is beneficial for residences as well: when trees grow too close to your […]
Was Your Tree Removed Without Stump Grinding Service?
Did your tree removal company leave the stump? Some smaller companies can remove a tree but lack the equipment to remove or grind the stump and thus leave the area potentially unsafe and unattractive for the homeowner. Stein offers stump grinding services that can include hauling away of chips/sawdust, addition of topsoil, and reseeding of […]
Stein Tree Service Discusses When Tree Removal May Be Necessary
Homeowners love their trees for many reasons: trees are beautiful, provide shade, add interest, and so much more. Tree care is essential to maintaining healthy trees, but any tree can have cause to struggle. At Stein Tree Service, we are passionate about trees and do what we can to promote or restore tree health. However, […]
Do You Need to Worry About Tree Cavities?
Trees commonly have knots, splits, hollows, and even cavities in their trunks or branches. These features are part of the visual interest trees provide and are produced during growth that follows some sort of injury to the tree. Battle scars, you might say, often result from the tree growing around or over a wound to […]
Prepare Trees for Summer Thunderstorms and Adverse Weather
May brings plenty of summer thunderstorms and adverse weather to Delaware and Pennsylvania. Those thunderstorms, in turn, bring plenty of risks to properties that have trees, especially fully-grown ones or nearby structures or vehicles. As a result, homeowners need to practice proper tree trimming and pruning in their landscapes to reduce the risks of damage […]
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Stein Tree Earns Permit to Work in Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Areas
Stein has a permit to work in spotted lanternfly quarantine areas in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Tree Service Companies have to be trained in proper moving and disposal of materials to avoid spread of the spotted lanternfly and Stein has completed the training courses. Learn more.
Emerald Ash Borer Inspection
In the spring, destructive emerald ash borer (EAB) adult beetles begin to emerge. These invasive pests can destroy your ash trees. Our specialists are certified to treat for EAB in Pennsylvania and Delaware. For a free consultation, contact us today.