Tree Care Inc. has been locally owned and operated by Tim Richardson since 1976, and is one of the premier tree service companies in Houston, Texas.
Our experienced crews are multi-faceted, with the ability to handle many types of job services from small and large removals to aesthetically fine pruning, catering to residential and commercial properties.
Tree Care Inc. is proudly a member of The International Society of Arboriculture. We are fully insured with a Certificate of Insurance provided upon request.
Please contact us today with any questions and our friendly staff will gladly be of service. We look forward to working with you.
At Tree Care Inc., pruning is a fine art. Depending on the condition of your trees, we may recommend several types of trimming or thinning.
Canopy trimming is the selective removal of dead, dying, diseased or weak branches and sucker growth. Thinning the canopy is especially beneficial during hurricane season. It improves a tree’s health and structure by allowing more light to penetrate, improving air circulation and reducing the weight of selected branches.
It is also a good idea to uplift skirt limbs, removing lower branches to provide clearance and maintain a tree’s natural shape.
If your trees have been damaged by storms they will probably also benefit canopy balancing, which improves their structure and appearance.
We understand that our clients’ property is valuable. Our expert crews are experienced with the “block and tackle” method, which enables us to remove trees without damaging nearby flower beds, fences and homes.
A cut tree isn’t completely removed until its base and central root area are gone. We grind stumps of newly removed trees and old existing stumps as well to enable replanting or landscape redesign.
We can help you add new trees to your landscape, creating energy-saving shade and vertical interest, or replace trees lost to drought or storms.
Tree Care, Inc. sources quality specimens from several excellent nurseries in the Houston area. We install all types of trees, from many varieties of Oaks and other shade trees to ornamentals and fruit-bearing trees, in sizes ranging from 15-gallon up to 300-gallon or 60-inch boxes.
To help maintain the vitality of your trees year-round, Tree Care, Inc. provides a program of two feedings during the optimal seasons, spring and fall.
Spring feeding encourages maximum growth and benefits maturing leaves, bringing a flush look and rich, green color.
Fall feeding strengthens the root system, so trees are better able to withstand heat and drought.
We also recommend inoculating trees with mycorrhizae, a symbiotic natural spore that attaches to the roots. Mycorrhizae encourage more fibers to develop in the root zone, improving a tree’s ability to absorb nutrients and water.
Memorial Area, Hunters Creek Village, Bunker Hill, Hedwig Village, Piney Point Village, River Oaks, Tanglewood, West University Place, Southside Place, The Heights, Bellaire, Meyerland, and Spring Branch.
We also perform tree services for ranches and residential in Austin, Fayette and Washington counties.
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We provide comprehensive services including tree pruning, trimming, removals, new tree installation, stump grinding, deep root fertilization and inoculation, and insect and disease treatment.
We focus on trees, which are an important aspect of landscaping, but we do not provide general landscaping services. We are happy to offer recommendations for a landscaper suited to your needs.
Pruning from mid-February through mid-March, after the danger of hard freezes is usually best and produces maximum summer blooms.
A harmless, beneficial insect called barklice make the webbing as they eat fungi, algae, dead bark and other organic materials. They are actually cleansing the tree. When they run their course in a couple of weeks, the webbing will disappear.
Yes, we haul away all debris when the job is complete unless you request that we leave it on-site.
Our initial estimate is free. If subsequent meetings are required and we are not hired to perform the proposed work, we charge a consultation fee. We do not offer free consultations.
Please electronically sign your proposal by clicking on “View My Proposal” within the body of your email at the bottom. Once you have opened your proposal to view, please click on “Accept” in the upper right hand corner; Accept Proposal; type/text or sign your proposal online; Agree to the last page of Terms and Conditions; then a final Accept. Your acceptance will be emailed to the office and we will either call or email you with a schedule date. If needed, a copy can be printed off, signed, and either mailed or scanned and emailed back to us.
When the job is complete, an invoice will be emailed to you for payment. We accept either check payments or credit card payments you can process via the e-invoice link provided with your invoice.