CC/Crown Clean - Removal of dead, dying, diseased, crossed, crowed & weakly attached limbs from a tree diameter & amount of wood removed is appropriate to size, species & age.
CT/Crown Thin - Selective removal of limbs to increase light & air in the tree's canopy & to reduce wind-sail.
RB/Crown Raise & Balance - Under-pruning to increase ground clearance.
C-RED/Crown Reduction - Cutting back to appropriate to reduce the height or width of a tree. Also called "Drop Crotch" pruning it is the proper alternative to topping, an obsolete & ruinous practice.
C-REST/Crown Restoration - Improving the structure of topped tree.
HDW/Heavy Deadwood - Diameter & amount of wood removed is appropriate to size, species & age.
CP/Corrective Pruning - Training young tree for good from & structure.
CLR/Clearance Pruning - Heading Back or removing limbs to increase clearance from buildings, wires, lights, ect.
Tree Removal Definitions
TR/Tree Removal - Removal of all wood big & small, leaves & saw dust cleaned up.
LBW/Leave Big Wood - Leave all big wood cut 16-20" rounds. ($$ MONEY SAVER $$)
LAW/Leave All Wood - Leave all big wood, limbs, branches, leaves & saw dust. ($$ MONEY SAVER $$)
LC/Light Clean Up - After tree removal, all wood will be removed saw dust & leaves will be swept off of driveway, street & sidewalk & into yard. ($$ MONEY SAVER $$)
Stump Grinding Definitions
GR/Girdling Root Excision - Removal of truck-encircling roots to relieve vascular constriction.
SG/Stump Grinding - Stumps are ground 3-8" below grade unless otherwise specified.
G/Grind & Mound - Grindings.
G&H/Grind & Haul - Debris level to grade.