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Aged Out Bigleaf Maples Assessed Before the Buds

Recently, a woman contacted us at Sky High Tree Removal because she had read the service page on our website about the discount for removing trees before they start budding in Spring. We sent our arborist to her property, and the arborist identified the trees as bigleaf maples. These bigleaf maples had grown too close…

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Don’t Get Caught Behind the Buds — Less Mess

We’ve all seen those cute pictures of dogs jumping into the piles of raked leaves, and we’ve all quietly thought to ourselves that so much work just went to waste. While dogs in leaf piles are picturesque anywhere else, we all know that leaves don’t make themselves into pretty little piles here in the Seattle…

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Storm Damage Prevention

The winter season is setting in. The temperature drops and the wind picks up. Before you know it, it’s snowing and the real storm begins. With all the heavy rain, snow and ice, there is real danger of property damage. Trees are particularly vulnerable because of the saturated ground during these windy, snowy, and icy…

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What Is View Enhancement?

Learn how view enhancement can help build the value of your home or commercial property. A great view adds value to a home or commercial property. Sometimes that view is blocked by brush and trees. View enhancement is the process of responsible tree thinning and removing unwanted vegetation to restore the view of a beautiful…

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What Is Windsailing

Learn how we help trees to stand strong even in severe windstorms and weather. The Pacific Northwest provides the perfect environment for rapid tree growth. Evergreen trees grow so much that the upper limbs and branches will have profuse bunches of needles that act as sails. In strong winds the trunk and main limbs are…

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Sometimes Tree Removal is Free to the Property Owner

Recently the team went to a home where the owner stated that a tree limb was blocking light to his garden. The team inspected the area and found that in addition to the tree limb issue, there was another tree on the lot that needed to be removed because it was dead. Plus, it was…

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To Top or Not to Top? That Is the Question

To begin, the practice of tree topping is when the top of the tree and the branches on it are cut off to make the tree’s height more manageable. Whether you knew it or not, tree topping is a controversial topic. In the 1970s and 1980s, it was common to top trees. In the 1990s…

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Raking Season

Are you tired of raking up piles of leaves in your yard every year? We know you have better things to do with your time than spending hours upon hours raking every Fall. So, we understand if you’re ready for the trouble making trees in your yard to come down. Thankfully, we specialize in taking…

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Introducing Stacy

When it comes to your home and your business, you want nothing but the highest quality of people. At Sky High Tree Removal, the list of quality people is unending. Stacy, our project administrator, oversees and performs the administrative office support for our team. Corresponding with customers and contractors, she’s responsible for answering the phone,…

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Asthma Friendly Firewood?

Asthma Friendly Firewood? With fall in full swing, my personal favorite thing about this season is the fireplace. I love to have the whole family gathered around the brick, wood burning, heat source, cuddled up with hot chocolate and marshmallows. Nothing on earth beats that feeling. Realistically though, there is one safe way to burn…

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