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4 Signs It Is Time To Trim Your Trees
Trees are an essential part of our environment, and they offer numerous benefits such as shade, fresh air, and aesthetic appeal. However, just like any other living thing, trees need proper care and maintenance to thrive. One of the most critical aspects of tree care is tree trimming. If you're looking for a reliable tree trimming service in Chicago,...more
How Tree Trimming Services Can Improve Your Landscape
Trees are an essential part of any landscape, providing shade, beauty, and a sense of security. However, trees can become overgrown or unhealthy if they aren’t properly cared for. Professional tree trimming services can help keep your Chicagoland property safe and looking its best. Keep reading to learn more about how the tree trimming services from J&S...more
Four Ideas for Filling the Empty Space Where a Tree Was
When a tree is removed from your yard, it can leave an empty space that can be difficult to fill. Fortunately, there are a variety of creative and functional ways to fill that space and make it a valuable part of your outdoor living area. At J & S Tree Services of Illinois, we’ve removed plenty of trees from yards over the...more
Four Types of Trees That Will Help Raise the Value of Your Home
When it comes to adding value to your property, planting trees can be one of the most cost-effective ways to improve its worth. Not only can trees add to the aesthetic value of your home, but they can also help increase your home’s value in other ways such as creating a shady wonderland and contributing to your yard’s wildlife and ecosystem.
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How Often Should You Get Your Trees Trimmed?
If your property contains trees that require attention, J&S Tree Service, Inc. is here to help! Our experienced team of experts provides comprehensive tree care services to meet all your needs.
We are committed to providing quality services that prioritize your trees' health and safety while keeping an eye on your budget. In this blog post, we will explore how often you should have...more
4 Reasons Why Dead Trees Should Be Removed
When it comes to tree removal services, many people think they only need to be concerned with living trees. However, dead trees seriously threaten your property and should be removed as soon as possible. J & S Tree Services is here to discuss the four reasons you should have a dead tree removed by professional...more
4 Reasons to Work With J & S Tree Service Inc.
When it comes to your trees, you want to be sure they are in good hands. J & S Tree Service Inc. in the Chicagoland Area is a company you can trust for all your tree needs. Learn more on why you should work with J & S Tree Service Inc. and contact us today for a free consultation!more
Stump Grinding vs. Stump Removal
While a tree stump on your property may not seem like such a big deal, tree stumps can be dangerous for not only the health of your yard but also the safety of your family. Tree stumps are a major tripping hazard for children and pets, and can cause serious injury. They also prevent your lawn from getting the maintenance that it needs because they require maneuvering around them while mowing and frequent weeding to prevent overgrowth. On top...more
How to Care for Your Tree’s Roots
Trees are made up of many parts, such as leaves, trunk, and roots. All of the parts of the tree work together to keep the tree alive, just like the parts of the human body do. Trees need several fundamental elements in order to survive: food, which it makes itself, using sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water. If a tree is in a good environment for growing, including good soil for its roots, it will grow strong and beautiful.
The Importance of Commercial Tree Services
Trees are living, breathing organisms that, like all life forms on this planet, need food and care in order to survive. Trees also die as well like all life here on earth as part of the life cycle. Trees are an integral part of this planet’s health and vitality, and it’s important that we take care of them.
J & S Tree Service in Chicago specializes in commercial tree cutting, tree...more
Things to Consider When Choosing a Tree for Your Yard
Choosing a tree is a big decision. Not as big as deciding to have children or not, but similar in the fact that once planted, it can’t be removed. There are many things to consider when looking to add a beloved member to your yard. In this blog post by J & S Tree Service, the best professional tree service company in Chicago, we’ll offer up tips on how to choose a tree for your home or...more
What to Do When a Tree Falls On Your Home
Storms have haunted people since the beginning of time. They can be loud as the thunder rolls over your world and lightning strikes the ground with one billion volts of electricity, which is more than five times hotter than the sun, and the rain can be pounding to the point of devastation. Hail can cause millions of dollars of damage in just minutes, and the water dumped in a violent storm can lead to flash floods. Furthermore, the wind can...more
Why You Should Hire An Arborist To Prune Your Trees
As a property owner in Chicago, there are various expenses that can pop up throughout the year. From your hot water heater breaking to your roof leaking, taking care of your home and landscape can be a real challenge, especially when you try to do everything yourself.
The trees on your property can play a major role in the aesthetics and safety of your home, which is why they should never be ignored. If you’ve attempted to trim or prune...more
Tree Pruning & Why It’s Important
If you call your local tree service company to come inspect the health of your trees, they may recommend pruning. At J&S Tree Service in Chicago, many of our customers come to us asking about the benefits of tree pruning and why it’s important. In this blog, we’re going to discuss just that.more
Winter Tree Care Tips
Chicago and the surrounding suburbs are no strangers to freezing winters. As the snow starts to fall on your home or business, it’s important to keep an eye on the health of your trees. The cold winter weather can leave your trees feeling stressed, which can result in a number of costly issues down the line.
At J&S Tree Service, our arborists understand the various challenges of Midwest winters, and we can help ensure your yard or...more
Tree Trimming & Pruning Tips For The Chicago Homeowner
At J&S Tree Service, many of our Chicagoland customers come to us with questions regarding tree trimming and pruning. While we always recommend hiring a professional to get the job done, there are a few things you should know about the importance of trimming and pruning that may come in handy down the line. There are several different types of trimming and pruning techniques that will...more
5 Reasons You Should Hire a Professional Tree Trimming Company
Trees are everywhere. They’re nearly as abundant as the dirt they grow from. Some are brand new while others have outlived generations of people. Though they can out live us, and certainly outgrow us, all trees require routine maintenance to help keep them happy and healthy. Without their routine checkups even the oldest most predictable trees may become dangerous. Here is a handy guide of the top five reasons you should hire a professional...more
Tips On Spotting A Dangerous Tree
Each year, falling trees and branches cause safety hazards to people all over the world. When you have a weak or dying tree in your yard, you run the risk of thousands of dollars in property damage, should the tree fall on your home or garage. Unfortunately, most homeowners have little to no knowledge on how to examine the trees in their yard. That’s why, in this blog, we’ll discuss some tips on how to spot a dangerous tree, so you can take...more
Deciding When To Remove A Tree
If you’re a homeowner in Elmhurst, you may worry about the health of your trees and landscape after a rain or windstorm. A hazardous tree can cause serious damage to your home or property, not to mention it can pose a huge safety risk for your family or anyone else on your property. Whether you’ve noticed that a tree in your yard has dead branches or the tree above your garage has started to lean, it’s always best to contact a certified...more
The Top Trees To Consider For Your Illinois Lawn
If you’re looking for a way to spruce up the exterior decor of your home, lawn, or landscape, you may want to consider planting a few new trees on your property. Planting a tree is a long-term investment, and when chosen wisely, will provide you with a lifetime of added beauty to your home. According to Andy Schmitz, the director of horticulture at The Brenton Arboretum in Iowa, people tend to plant whatever type of tree their neighbor has,...more
Care Tips for Your Trees
Illinois is a city that boasts of historically beautiful trees. Many of the trees throughout the state have grown to incredible heights and have become a trademark of living in the city. If you’re lucky enough to live in a town or suburb that has you purchasing a lot with a tree in it, then there are a few care tips that you should be aware of in advance.
J&S Tree Services, Inc. is the company to look for when you’re wanting to...more
Issues With Trees Growing Close to Power Lines
Power lines are one of the things that are inevitable when purchasing a home in town and, at times, even out of town. That being said, these are something that you need to be considerate of when monitoring the trees in your yard. At J&S Tree Services, Inc., we have experienced our fair share of trees that have grown too close to power lines. Some of these instances can lead to horrible accidents, but for the most part these accidents can...more
Ways a Tree Can Damage a Home
Having a beautiful tree in your yard is something that seems like a blessing when you’ve finally found the house of your dreams. In fact, beautiful trees are something that people look for when they’re looking to purchase a property. While they certainly are a beautiful part of many locations, they can also be extremely destructive.
J&S Tree Service, Inc. has worked with quite a few situations where we have seen some trees do...more
Reasons That A Tree Might Need to Be Removed
Tree removal is something that has to happen more often than you’d think. While there are so many beautiful trees that grow in the Elmhurst, we do see that there are trees that need to be removed from their yard or the place that they’ve spent the last 10+ years growing. While it is clear to our team when a tree needs to be removed, very few homeowners are aware of telling signs or situations where a tree should be removed.
Signs a Tree Might Fall
here are plenty of ways that a tree can cause damage to a home, your car, your yard, and at times, your family. When you purchase a home with large trees that you know have taken years to gain their height, you can’t help but be in awe of their beauty. Unfortunately, there are a few downsides to having larger trees in your yard. In our next blog post we’ll cover a few of the ways that a tree can cause damage to your home, but today we are...more
Top Tree-Trimming Mistakes Homeowners Make Most Often
We know the thinking: tree trimming couldn’t possibly so hard that it couldn’t be a one-day DIY project. With a couple of chainsaws and a couple ladders, you’ll have it handled in no time.
We have just a couple of really good reasons why you may want to rethink such a strategy and let the professionals complete the job.more
Why Hire a Tree Expert to Manage Your Yard
You move to a beautiful home, one with a great yard and trees that date back over a decade. For some, these trees are selling points when looking for the perfect home. They provide you with privacy, they provide the world with oxygen, but at the end of the day and at the core of their existence, they’re a beautiful piece of nature that deserve to be nurtured and valued. If you have trees in your yard that you are appreciative of, you deserve...more
Recognizing a Dead Tree in Your Yard
A dead tree shouldn’t be too difficult to recognize, right? You’d assume that would be the case at least, but more often than not, people are entirely unaware of when a tree in their yard has died, let alone what has caused it. At J&S Tree Services, LLC., we work with plenty of yards throughout the Illinois area and remove trees that are dead, damaged or diseased. Today we want to cover a few of the signs that a tree in your yard might be...more
The Importance Of Pruning Your Trees
Here in Illinois, it’s not uncommon to eagerly await those warm summer months, especially after months of dry, cold weather. While we daydream of sunshine and days spent out by the water, we often forget about the yard work that comes along with those warm months. When it comes to trees, the green leaves boast of summer weather, but they do require a little time spent every weekend in order for them to remain in a beautiful state that you can...more
Welcome to the J&S Tree Service blog space! We are excited that you’ve found your way to this place where we hope to provide knowledge and help you gain an understanding of what it takes to have the yard that you’ve always wanted to achieve. With a passion for trees, years of experience and a motivated mentality, we are the team of people that you need to reach out to when you are looking for a professional group of individuals to work on...more