From the most basic removals to the very hazardous. Chapin Services has the expertise and  simple, ready-to-implement solutions for almost every problem. 

"Keeping the focus on safety has made a world of difference with our team."

No tree should be pruned without first establishing clearly defined objectives. Seven Main objectives are described below, along with pruning types that help meet those objectives. These objectives serve as examples and can be extended or shortened to meet site conditions and customer expectations. Removing the correct stems and branches to accomplish specified objectives is as important as making correct pruning cuts. Even with proper pruning cuts, if the wrong branches --- or if too many branches ---are removed, nothing of merit has been accomplished.


"The safe choice for quality  Tree Removals and Tree Trimming  in Portage, Kalamazoo and surrounding areas."

Pruning types
 see our services list for  pruning types that can be implemented as a solution for the above objectives.


Target assessments, Site factors, Tree Health and Species Profile, Load Facxtors, Tree Defects & Conditions Affecting the Liklihood of failure, Risk Categorization, Recomended Inspection Interval.


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We find it important to ensure that our pruning meets industry standards and customer expectations. 

"Pruning/Trimming can either help or hurt a tree, depending on how, when , where and why it is applied."

Objectives of pruning
  • Reduce risk of failure

  • Provide clearance

  • Reduce shade and wind resistance

  • Maintain health

  • Influence flower or fruit production

  • Improve a view

  • Improve aesthetics

over 20 years experiance, When you've been in business as long as we have you learn a thing or two. Choose Chapin Services, LLC and get their years of experiance in your corrner. 

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