Crown Reduction - Crown reduction is the process of removing the top canopy of the tree. This can be for the purpose of gaining more light to a property or to reduce the size of a tree that is becoming a concern.
Dead Wooding - Dead wooding is the safe removal of any the dead wood from the tree, this is to stop the hazard of them falling on to buildings, vehicles or the public etc..
Crown Thinning - Thinning crowns to let in more light by removing some, usually up to 30 percent, of the branches and concentrating on dead or congested shoots is another strategy. It is very easy to spoil the appearance of the tree so this is best attempted in stages evaluating the effect before removing more.
Crown Lifting - Lifting the crown by removing lower branches will allow access for mowing, mulching and enjoying the shade cast by the tree.