There are several reasons to hire a professional:
When you want to maintain the look of your landscape, maintenance by a professional will ensure that the tree stays healthy and its growth is guided properly. Trees are living, breathing things, and they require proper trimming and pruning.
When a diseased tree is left untreated, its structure weakens and poses a threat to people nearby. This becomes an issue because there's greater risk of branches breaking off and falling on homes or cars in close proximity. We must take quick action in these situations before they turn into major issues that impact everyone involved.
If your tree grows too large, it will be expensive to maintain unless regular maintenance is performed throughout its youth to control its growth. Large trees can also grow close to utility power lines and cause damage to other building structures.