Pruning is required for a variety of reasons from tree healthcare to aesthetics. Every tree is different regarding its health, structure, location and its expectations of the respected owner. For these reasons, Capitol Tree Care employs a Texas A&M University degreed Forester and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist to assess your trees on an individual and collective basis.

Pruning should only be completed by properly trained tree climbers and arborists who possess the proper education, knowledge and experience to ensure your trees are pruned in accordance with industry standards and practices. Not only does pruning trees require the proper know how to maintain the health of your trees, but also the ability to maintain a safe worksite. The tree care industry is dangerous and Capitol Tree Care strives to keep the customer, their property, the public and our crew as safe as possible. In order to be the best and the safest, Capitol Tree Care is insured for your protection.

Maintaining the health and safety of a tree depends on the proper approach to each tree in regards to the pruning techniques implemented. The below pruning techniques are utilized to promote proper tree health, structure, & safety in order to achieve the best conditions for your properties trees!

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Crown Cleaning, Raising, Thinning & Reduction

Capitol Tree Care offers crown cleaning, crown raising, crown thinning, crown reduction and vista pruning services to Austin TX and the surrounding areas to make sure we provide all the tree trimming & pruning services you need to protect your investments. Crown raising is typically done to clear roads, buildings, or sidewalks by removing lower limbs to allow the necessary clearance. Crown reduction is done to decrease the overall size of your tree’s canopy and curtail the windsail. Crown thinning is typically done to restore the view through the tree and involves the removal of small live branches throughout the inside of the tree.

Austin, TX has some of the most beautiful views in the United States. Vista Pruning restores views better than any other techniques. Our certified arborists possess the proper experience, knowledge and education to provide the best tree care Austin, TX has to offer. We will come to your property to assess your trees and provide you with a proper solution. Here at Capitol Tree Care, we strive to keep you, your property, and our crew as safe as possible.

We offer the following tree pruning services:



Pruning to remove any diseased, dead, detached, broken or stubbed limbs, Mistletoe and Ball Moss.
Benefits: Reduce the spread of disease throughout the rest of the tree, allows tree to use resources on healthy/live tissue, aesthetics.


Tree Pruning & Trimming to selectively remove branches to provide vertical clearance.
Benefits: Provide clearance over right-of-ways, structures (keep pests out of attics), yards, walkways, aesthetics.


Pruning to selectively remove small live branches to reduce crown density.
Benefits: Allow more sunlight penetration to your landscaping below, promotes proper air movement through the canopy to prevent fungal activity and upheaval of the tree in high winds, prevent limb breaks, aesthetics.


Pruning to selectively remove branches and stems to decrease the height and/or spread of the canopy.
Benefits: Prevent branches from encroaching on structures and other trees, provides a view, aesthetics.


Pruning to provide a view.
Benefits: Aesthetics and provides a specific view.


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