1. Careless Mistakes That Cause Wildfires

    We’ll be the first ones to say it — at Whatcom Tree Service, we love ourselves a good tree removal job. However, there is a time and place for trees to be removed, and burning away in wildfires is not one of them. Indeed, it’s wildfire season now, and if you’ve been keeping up with the news, there are already massive regions of forest ablaze in several parts of the country. While Washingto…Read More

  2. The World’s Most Famous Trees: Part 2

    Welcome back to our blog series about the most famous trees in the world! Even though we are often removing trees and cutting them down, we are tree fanatics here at Whatcom Tree Service. Although we’re not left wanting in Washington for incredible, awe-inspiring trees, it’s fun to look at some of the most famous in the world. In our previous blog post, we looked at the biggest tree in the wor…Read More

  3. The World’s Most Famous Trees: Part 1

    We’re tree fanatics here at Whatcom Tree Service. And although we spend a whole lot of our time trimming them down and removing them, it comes from a place of deep appreciation. In Washington, our trees are nothing to scoff at. In all the areas of Northern Washington that we serve, the trees impress all over, garnering awe and compliments from out-of-state visitors on a consistent basis. But imp…Read More

  4. 5 Reasons Why You Should Plant a New Tree in Your Yard

    It must seem odd for us to be writing a blog post about planting trees, given that we specialize in tree removal service. However, our expertise in residential tree care isn’t because we don’t like trees; on the contrary, it’s because we love them. Sometimes trees have to come down for the rest of your yard to flourish, and that’s why we’ve been offering our services to the people of Bel…Read More

  5. Creative Uses For Leftover Wood From Fallen Trees and Dead Branches

    If you live in Washington, you don’t need us to tell you that there are a lot of trees. “A lot” is probably an understatement — living in the Bellingham area is practically like living in a rainforest. Because there’s no shortage of trees, you’ve probably found that there’s a lot of spare wood to go around. Whether it’s from a felled tree or the result of recent tree trimming, ther…Read More

  6. The Positive Effects of Birds in Your Yard

    As experts in residential tree services, we know our stuff when it comes to trees. In addition to knowing everything there is to know about tree removal, stump grinding, and tree trimming, we also have an understanding of how trees affect the little ecosystem in your yard, and how they work in harmony with (and sometimes, in opposition to) the other life that surrounds them. There are pests and bu…Read More

  7. Don’t Let These Myths About Tree Care Fool You

    If you’re a property owner in the Bellingham, WA area, you probably know what it’s like to have a yard full of trees. More than half of Washington state is made up of forest, so you’ve probably become pretty well-acquainted with the wooden giants that surround your area. In that time, you’ve probably learned a good amount about residential tree care. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths…Read More

  8. Fun Facts About the Trees in Washington

    Don’t be mistaken — although, at Whatcom Tree Service, we are tree removal experts, we don’t do it because we hate trees. In fact, we love them! While it’s sad to take down trees, it’s also necessary, and we’ve come to appreciate them in a profound way. If you’ve ever been to the Bellingham, WA area, you surely know how prevalent trees are in our lovely state. Washington gets a lot o…Read More

  9. Why Stump Grinding is Better Left to the Professionals

    So you’ve got a big old stump in your yard. Maybe it’s a generational stump that has been comfy in its spot for years. Maybe it’s the remnants of a giant tree that just got felled. Wherever the stump came from, there comes a time where stumps just need to go. A large tree stump can cause a variety of problems to your yard. It’s unsightly, it doesn’t contribute much in terms of usefulness…Read More

  10. Trees and Power Lines: What You Need to Know

    At Whatcom Tree Service, we’ve been serving the Bellingham area with tree removal needs for 30 years. As such, we’ve run into just about every problem you can find when it comes to trees. One that we’ve run into sufficiently enough to write an article about it is power lines. Power lines and trees do not mix well. That’s the most important thing you need to know, but obviously there is mor…Read More