Safe Practices Handling Storm Damaged Trees

Storm Damaged Trees

Summertime is here in the Midwest which means thunderstorms and the potential for severe weather.  Severe weather and trees are a bad combination, in many cases resulting in damage to the tree as well as surrounding structures or other targets.  Summer can be of heightened risk as our deciduous trees have all their leaves, which […]

Still Considering Tree Work this Winter?

Kramer Tree Specialists offers a 15% discount on certain tree work approved during the winter months or dormant season. The discounted dormant season services are pruning or trimming, tree removals and installation of cable bracing. The last date to receive this discount is March 1st, which is fast approaching! Call our office today to authorize […]

TCIA Magazine features article by Todd Kramer

Todd Kramer, director of Field Operations and Education at Kramer Tree Specialists, wrote a fascinating article that appears in the November 2012 issue of the Tree Care Industry Association magazine. “A Tale of Cranes, Communication and Electricity” details the challenges faced when removing a tree that required the use of equipment specifically adapted for the […]

Tip of the Week – You Love that Tree, but is it Time to say Goodbye?

    Many of us have fond memories of certain trees that are special to us. Trees are living things that give us much more than typical tree functions. What we remember are the children’s tea parties held under the shade of a big Oak Tree, the Maple Tree planted in memory of a loved […]

Recent Storm Damage Cleanup

  In 37 years of business in Illinois, KTS has not seen as much devastation, block after block and mile after mile of predominantly huge healthy trees, uprooted or split in the West Chicago area.  To try and comprehend the stress and sadness of having downed trees on your home or your neighbor’s home, losing […]

Winter Tree Care & Why Hire a Certified Arborist?

In a recent issue of Landscape Management e-magazine, a Certified Arborist shares great tips on winter tree care. He discusses the benefits that trees and clients can assume: Prevention or risk reduction of damage to trees and home before a winter storm, early detection of structural issues and homeowner’s savings! To read more on this […]

Winter Tree Care & Why Hire a Certified Arborist?

In a recent issue of Landscape Management e-magazine, a Certified Arborist shares great tips on winter tree care. He discusses the benefits that trees and clients can assume: Prevention or risk reduction of damage to trees and home before a winter storm, early detection of structural issues and homeowner’s savings! To read more on this […]

TCI Expo 2011 Recap

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It was another great success at this year’s TCI Expo in Hartford, Connecticut.  Despite the snow and power outages throughout the State of Connecticut, the Expo went on and had a great attendance.  The TCI Expo is an annual event put on by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) and it displays all of the […]