Northern Illinois is seeing several cycles of thunderstorms, if you have any tree damage, please call Two Hands General Contractor – we are insured and provide free estimates. All work is guaranteed.
Did you know that the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Barrington, IL? The Village of Barrington, IL has some great answers to frequently asked questions on their website, check out some details below: What is EAB? Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive pest new to our area. The pest is a […]
Did you know that pruning your small, recently planted trees can actually be better and healthier for your trees rather than waiting for your trees to mature? Pruning a young tree allows for smaller cuts and a faster “healing” time for your tree. Inspect your tree often and identify any issues early on. Check out […]
Did you know that salt can be harmful to your trees? How? Salt can damage trees through 2 means: by means of air-borne salt spray, for example on a busy street, and through the soil. Salt spray that lands on a dormant branch could enter the tissue and kill the bud. When salt in the […]
It’s been quite the winter in Illinois, 2014 has come at us with harsh cold temperatures and inch upon inch of snow. Hopefully you took some preventative measures earlier this winter or fall to protect your trees; here are some tips you can follow throughout the year and prior to next winter to make sure […]
Winter storms, ice and quick temperature changes of winter months take their toll on trees across northern Illinois. Also for species belonging to colder areas this is a demanding time. This is specifically true for the subjected and isolated trees of the domestic landscape. Some of this stress is inevitable. As a home-owner, you have […]