Trees are not only important to human beings but they are also useful to other animals and the environment at large. Trees are believed to have both public health and social benefits as well as environmental benefit, for instance, they clean the air by producing oxygen that reduces smog thereby improving the respirational health of individuals, moreover, trees provide green surroundings that increasing individual`s physical activity as well as reducing general stress.
Trees clean the air through mean of absorption of contaminant gases such as ammonia and then sieves the particles from the air by catching them on their leaves, moreover, trees improve economic steadiness of a republic by attracting businesses through making people to stays around places that are around trees so as to protect themselves from sun rays. Trees also, act as marks, therefore they can be used to provide directions of a locality a new distinctiveness, provide a covering and habitat for animals, provide wood for construction, bringing different groups of people together thereby encouraging peace and harmony, preventing water pollution, acting as cure for illnesses by providing medicine, and shielding people from ultra-violet rays from the sun. Nevertheless, when trees are poorly maintained, they can fall before their time, hence causing dangers to people lives and the various properties, consequently pruning is recommended for trees that are situated near houses, along a property line or even nearby power poles. Tree pruning lowers the risk caused by fallen trees and also improve the health of trees by removing the dead and weak branches in advance before they begin to decompose and fall. When trees are not well maintained, can cause damage to property and human life, hence pruning is essential in order to lower the damages that are caused when the trees fall due to old age and when are blown by strong wind.
It is recommended that tree owners to consult the services of tree service technicians, who are trained in providing tree maintenance by curing illnesses and cutting down rotten tree parts. There are various enquiries that tree owners need to get answers before hiring a tree service technician, these include, getting answers on whether the tree technician will provide an up-to-date certificate of insurance and a copy of their work, asking about the credentials, enquiring on a list of referrals from the technician, asking about the method that will be used by the technician in servicing the tree. Moreover, a person needs to ask about the cost estimate of servicing a tree, the duration that the project will take, and also get to know if the tree service company has hired experts in the tree service industry and if they adhere to the rules of the profession.