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crane being used to remove a tree

4 Benefits of Tree Removal Services

Category : Tree Removal

The summertime is a season for people to enjoy the warm weather, travel to desired destinations they planned during the winter, and to enjoy cookouts with friends and family. Many people use the warm weather to do yardwork projects for their home to make it look like the dream home they envisioned when they first purchased the home. One of these projects may include getting rid of some of the trees that are in either the front, back, or if there is any, side yards of their property. While trees are great to have, having too many can become bothersome and a hassle when it comes to maintaining your yard throughout the seasons. To avoid this, and adding more space to your property, you should consider professional tree removal services. By opting to go for a professional instead of doing it yourself, you can reap the following benefits aside from getting the project completed more quickly.

Save Time & Money

Out of all the benefits that will be listed, saving time and money is always the first benefit of hiring a professional to do a project such as a tree removal. While you will have to pay for the service, you will be saving money on equipment and tools you would have to have paid for if you did it on your own. In addition, if you do try to remove a tree on your own and damages occur then you will have additional expenses you were not prepared for. With a professional, they will have the right tools and equipment to get the job done correctly, with no damage to your property, as well as completing the job in a timely manner.

Safety Concerns 

If you are worried about overgrown roots weakening the base of your house, damaging your driveway and other parts of your property then you will want to consider tree pruning or removal services on a regular basis. Hiring a professional for pruning or removal services for trees you feel will be a safety concern down the road will prevent your property from being damaged. Another thought is that if you try to remove or prune a tree your self you could injure yourself or others around you. With a professional, they will know the proper steps in removing the unwanted tree and making sure everything surrounding this process is unharmed.

Well Equipped

A huge advantage to hiring a professional tree removal service is that they have the necessary tools, equipment, and sometime crance services to help them remove your unwanted trees.  The contractors coming out to perform the task are also trained and experienced with using this machinery and equipment which can save you from injuries in the event you use tools you have no knowledge of.

Clean Landscape

Do it yourself projects are great but if you are unsure of how to properly perform tree services then you will definitely run in some problems with cleanup. Professional tree services are your best bet if you want to not only get your project completed but to do so in a manner that keeps your landscape looking brand new.

If you are interested in improving your property this summer and get rid of trees that you no longer need around your home, contact Dudley’s Tree and Landscape!

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Open House

Simple Preparations for a Successful Open House

Category : Uncategorized

It’s cliché, but it’s true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. When you’re selling a home, an open house provides the perfect opportunity to attract buyers—and you’ll want to do all you can to put your home’s best foot forward.

Curb appeal

The very first thing people see when they drive up to your home is its exterior. Curb appeal is important, and regardless of how much work you’ve put into the inside, if the outside looks scraggly, unkempt, bland, or unwelcoming, prospective buyers will have a negative first impression.

Check out these ideas for improving your curb appeal:
● Paint your front door to freshen its look. A new coat of paint also adds a pop of color on your shutters or wood porch.
● If your sidewalk is cracked, replace it with a stone or brick path. Repair or resurface driveways, too.
● Trim shrubbery and bushes, especially those close to your home’s walls.
● Splash some color along the walkway in flower beds or window boxes, or group terracotta pots together with a variety of vegetation. Want to try container gardening? This color wheel will help you create foolproof designs.
● Put in new porch lights and upgrade door hardware and door knocker with paint, polish, or a complete replacement.
● Have a post-mounted mailbox? Improve its looks with paint or a different treatment around the post, like climbing flowers or a stone or brick enclosure.
● Update your house numbers, especially if they’re hard to see from the road. Most house numbers start at $2.00 apiece, but customized number plaques can cost significantly more.
● If you have lackluster landscaping, plant a tree! But make sure you’re researching the best tree for your area.
● For even more curb appeal secrets that add charm to your home, check out Country Living’s design site.

Interior staging

Staging sells. Not only do staged homes sell faster, but they sell for a higher price. Whether you stage your home yourself, hire a professional, or work with your realtor, taking time to set the scene adds another level of hominess and appeal for potential buyers. Here’s some advice on properly staging your home:
● Thoroughly clean and declutter. A general rule of thumb is to empty at least 70 percent of your home of your belongings.
● Highlight storage space. Keep closets, bookshelves, and cabinets mostly empty to enhance the storage you have.
● Depersonalize by removing family photos, kids’ artwork, and evidence of pets.
● Address cosmetic issues and minor repairs. Here’s a list of the top 50 common home repairs you can make for $50 or less.
● Wash windows and window treatments.
● Pop a bit of color on the couch with throw pillows. Update bedding and towels in neutral colors.
● Add small touches, like spa items in the bathroom, a plate of cookies or appetizers, and a selection of drinks. Play some soft music. If the weather and time of year are favorable, turn on the gas fireplace.

Open house day

When the big day comes, don’t forget to secure these items safely out of reach:
● Medication and drugs. Strangers thinking about buying your home will look everywhere—including in medicine cabinets.
● Valuables and heirlooms. Store anything that’s small, valuable, and easily stolen off property.
● Animals. Board your pets or ask a friend or relative to keep them during the open house.
● Political messaging. Keep your home propaganda free. Remove magnets from refrigerators and posters from the yard or garage.

While technology has made it easier to take virtual tours—especially for buyers who are relocating and searching from afar—nothing beats an opportunity to walk through a house in person. Hosting an open house can help you sell your home quicker at a better price.

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