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Tree Service in Waco, TX

Affordable tree services by local experts!

We believe that caring for trees is a responsibility that can be collectively shared as a community. It shouldn't be beyond the reach of anyone who wishes to care for trees and to stay safe from the hazards that can come from neglecting such care.

At 3rd Day Tree Service, we have taken this responsibility seriously. We founded our company on the principles of accessibility, quality, and affordability with an all firemen crew. 

We are passionate about ensuring that every homeowner can enjoy the benefits of well-maintained trees without breaking their budget. We make quality tree service affordable and accessible to everyone.

3rd Day Tree Service in Waco TX is a fully insured tree service company with a licensed arborist, including but not limited to tree installation, tree trimming and pruning, stump grinding, and tree removal.

Our owner, Taylor Jackson, is an ISA Certified Arborist whose passion for tree care is rooted in his genuine desire to ensure that future generations can continue to enjoy the many benefits that healthy trees bring.

What Makes a Tree Special?

Trees are living organisms that require both attention and care, just like any other living thing in your home or on your property.

Trees are integral to our ecosystem, providing us with clean air, shade, and even food. They also serve as natural barriers against soil erosion, storm damage, flooding, and other natural disasters. Trees also offer aesthetic value by adding beauty to your property.

Trees have some real and tangible economic benefits too! According to Trees Are Good, an organization that provides the public with free educational information about trees, properties that include landscaping are valued at around 5-20% more than comparable non-landscaped ones (Trees Are Good. Tree Values. International Society of Arboriculture., 2021).

Recognizing Tree Risk Before It's Too Late

Trees serve many purposes and add significantly to our quality of life. Trees, however, are not without risks; they can also become hazards when they fall on property, like a car or a portion of your house.

Homeowners should be conscientious of the safety concerns that arise from growing trees on their property.     

Trees can pose a hazard in several ways. They can fall over, causing damage to anything below them, or they can lean toward buildings and homes. Wind or ice storms can also cause trees to fall.

To prevent injuries and property damage, it is crucial to recognize tree risk before it's too late. A professional arborist can identify tree risks and make recommendations for safety. The following are some of the things to look out for when evaluating tree risk:

Insect Infestations

Insects that burrow in the wood of trees can weaken them, making them more susceptible to breaking apart in high winds or falling over due to their weight.

Diseases

Tree diseases such as oak wilt or ash dieback can cause significant damage to trees, which puts them at risk of falling during storms.

 

Old Age

If a tree is very old, it may be too weak to withstand the strong winds and heavy rains that accompany storms.

 

Poor upkeep

Watering, fertilizing, tree trimming, and pruning on a regular basis can help them live longer and stay healthy enough to withstand storms without toppling. But, with poor upkeep, trees are more likely to succumb to diseases and storm damage.

 

Species and Climate

Certain trees are more vulnerable to storms than others, so it is important to know which ones are most likely to break apart or fall over in high winds. Examples of trees that are not well adapted to the climate in Waco, TX and are more likely to fail due to strong winds are Arizona Ash and Chinese Tallow trees.


 

Location

Trees growing near power lines are more likely to be struck by lightning during a storm, which can result in fires or even electrocution if the wires come into contact with live currents.

 

Size

The larger a tree gets, the more weight it has to support, and the easier it is for strong winds to knock it over. The roots are also a major factor, as they are responsible for anchoring the tree and holding it upright. If the roots are damaged or diseased, they may not be able to support the tree well enough to prevent it from being blown over by strong winds.

 

Branches

The more branches a tree has, the greater its surface area and the more easily it can be blown over by strong winds. Even trees with well-penetrated roots can easily be blown over if they have a large surface area relative to the amount of soil holding them down.

 

Growing Conditions

Trees that grow in moist soil are less likely to break apart than those growing on dry ground. The same is true for trees that grow in soil with high clay content.

How Can An Arborist Help You?

Trees are long-term investments that must be cared for properly.

A certified arborist has extensive training in tree care. They can help you decide if your trees need to be pruned or removed and recommend methods for keeping them healthy.

Arborists are trained to identify tree diseases and pests, as well as the most effective treatment options for each case. They can also advise you on what trees best suit your yard's climate and soil conditions.

ISA Certified Arborist in Waco, TX

3rd Day Tree Service is owned and operated by an ISA Certified Arborist. An ISA Certified Arborist is a professional who has completed a rigorous certification program.

The ISA certification is held in high regard by the entire tree care industry and is recognized by insurance companies and municipalities as proof of an arborist’s knowledge, skills, and competency.

ISA Certified Arborists must attend continuing education courses to maintain their certification, ensuring that they are up-to-date on the latest developments in tree care.

It is not easy to become an ISA Certified Arborist, but those who do are among the best-trained and most qualified professionals in Waco, TX.

Our Tree Care Services in Waco, Texas

 

We believe that the best tree care comes from an approach that is tailored to our customer’s tree care needs. At 3rd Day Tree Service, we offer a full range of residential and commercial services to keep trees healthy, lush, and safe.

 

Tree Pruning

 

As trees grow older and larger, they can become unbalanced and unstable. This can put the tree's health at risk and make it more likely to break or fall over in high winds or bad weather conditions. 

To avoid this situation from happening, we recommend regular tree trimming and pruning sessions for all of our customers. We use a variety of tools to safely trim the branches and limbs of your trees, ensuring that they are balanced and healthy. 

We can also perform crown thinning if necessary—this is a process that removes excess branches from the upper portions of the tree, allowing more sunlight and wind to filter through the canopy to aid in growth and tree health. 

When you have your trees maintained by the 3rd Day Tree Service, you can rest easy knowing that they are in good hands.

 

Tree Removal

 

If your tree has been damaged by disease or pests and is likely to fall, you may need a tree removal service, especially if the tree is close to power lines, homes, or other structures. 

Invasive tree species are also often removed because they can crowd out other plants and make your yard unsafe for humans or animals. 

Tree removal is a very dangerous job. It's crucial to hire a tree company that has the experience and expertise needed to do a fantastic job.

3rd Day Tree Service has the experience and expertise to remove your trees safely. We are a local tree care company that provides affordable and highest quality work in Waco, Texas. We have the proper equipment and tools to get the job done quickly and safely and industry-standard insurance coverage for your protection.

 

Stump Grinding

 

A fallen or cut-down tree leaves behind a stump that must be dealt with. Most people simply leave the stump in place and let nature take its course, but this can have serious consequences: rotting stumps can cause erosion and runoff issues in your yard and attract bugs and rodents. 

3rd Day Tree Service can help you remove and grind those pesky bothersome stumps if you want to avoid these consequences. We use modern equipment to grind the stumps into small chips that can be used for mulch or compost.

 

Tree Growth Regulator (TGR)

 

Using tree growth regulators is a common practice among arborists, as it can be used to control the height and width of your trees.

TGRs are applied directly to the trunk of your tree and work by inhibiting the production of gibberellin, which is responsible for cell elongation. When gibberellin levels drop, the cells stop growing—which means they will not grow any taller or wider. 

The tree, freed from the burden of trying to grow taller and wider, uses its energy instead on root hair production and foliage health. 

TGRs also increase the tree's starch reserves, improving its natural ability to stave off diseases and pest infestations. TGRs are often used with other treatments, including fertilization and mulching. This is because they work best when the tree is already healthy and strong. 

 

Tree Installation

 

When you need new trees in your yard, we can help! We have a variety of different types of trees available to plant in your yard, and they are all guaranteed fresh from our local nurseries. 

We can help you find whatever you need or figure out what would look best in your yard. All of our trees come with care instructions so that once they are planted in the ground, they will thrive for years to come. 

We can help you with everything from choosing the right tree for your yard to planting and caring for it. If you need a new tree in your yard, give us a call today!

Emergency Tree Service

We offer emergency tree service for all of our clients, no matter what time of day or night it is. Our goal at 3rd Day Tree Service is to make sure that you always have access to the best possible care for your trees, whether it is a minor problem or something more serious. 

If your tree needs immediate attention, give us a call today! Our owner is an ISA Certified Arborist who has been rigorously trained to quickly assess the seriousness of any tree situation and come up with efficient solutions that can be implemented immediately.

Our Approach to Tree Care

Our approach to tree care is straightforward: to empower our clients to make informed decisions on how to best care for their trees. Our core values are hinged on the following:

 

Professionalism

You can count on the 3rd Day Tree Service team to arrive on time and provide courteous and efficient service every time, all the time. We will not rest until you are satisfied with our job. We work hard to preserve our name as one of the best tree service companies in Waco.

 

Emergency Response

We respond quickly to every emergency call that we receive. At 3rd Day Tree Service, we believe in the value of timely service. We dislike making our customers wait. We understand that tree emergencies can be stressful, so we strive to create a stress-free experience for our customers.

 

Environmentally-Friendly Practices

Our team at 3rd Day Tree Service is dedicated to protecting the environment and preserving our planet for future generations. And we are proud to provide environmentally-friendly tree care services to our customers. We use a variety of methods and equipment that help us to minimize waste and prevent pollution during every job we perform. Our team is trained in safe practices, so you can rest assured that your trees are properly and carefully handled from start to finish.

Zero Hidden Costs

We do not hide any charges or fees, so there are no surprises when you receive your invoice. For added transparency, we also offer free estimates for all our services to better equip our customers to make an informed decision with regards to availing our tree services in Waco, Texas.

 

Don't hesitate to call us at (214) 497-6226 to learn more about us or to receive a no-obligation quote for our tree care services. We look forward to working with you soon.