Little Rock Tree Cabling & Bracing

Birds chirping, cooling shade, the sound of the wind rustling through the leaves…just some of the many sights and sounds that pop in your mind when you think of that tree in your yard. However, if that tree is growing old, it can also be growing hazardous.

If you’re attached to your tree, but are able to see the risk it imposes on your property and want to do something to mitigate this hazard, then Capital City Tree Service might have what you need. Our cabling and bracing capabilities can save your tree from having to be removed completely, while also saving you money and stress. By using thread rods and steel cables to balance and stabilize the weak points in the structure and branches, your tree can have its mobility limited during high stress situations, thereby reducing the risk of any part of the tree collapsing.

Cabling and bracing also effectively preserves your tree to ensure that you and your family can enjoy the sights and sounds of your special tree for even more years to come!

Contact the tree care experts
501-686-2097   | 2207 Hidden Valley, Suite 203D   |  Little Rock, AR 72212

Expert Tree Cabling and Bracing


Cabling and bracing works well for many trees, but sometimes not all. You need a tree care expert to inspect a tree to see whether it needs to come down altogether or if it is a good candidate for cabling and braces services.

Capital City Tree Service will first prune the tree to remove any unnecessary and damaged branches, while also checking for signs of instability that might not be seen with the untrained eye. They take into account the different variables that affect tree health and determine what option is best between bracing and cabling.

Little Rock Tree Bracing

A tree might be in need of bracing if it shows signs of irreparable structural damage. This can include cracking or splitting of the trunk or things called v-crotches, which is when the point that connects a trunk has a tight, narrow space as opposed to a more stable u-shape. This can make the tree unbalanced or top-heavy, likely to split even more or collapse altogether with harsh weather conditions like wind and snow.

When our arborists install bracing thread rods into the trunks and limbs of trees, it is meant to stabilize any weak crotches, repair them, or create substantial holding power for limbs rubbing together.

Little Rock Tree Cabling

A tree might be in need of cabling if it shows signs that there are weak crotches or potentially dangerous limbs. Cables are high-strength and made of steel, attaching to bolts installed on the upper crown of trees. This is done in an attempt to reduce and limit excessive movement during harsh weather that causes a lot of stress on already weakened trees.

Much like bracing, it it meant to prevent any harm coming to you or your property. However, be prepared to visually inspect your cabling once a year and have a professional physically inspect it once every four years. This is meant to check its durability and make any adjustments as they see fit.

Contact our Tree Care team!

If you want to save your tree, then call our highly trained and certified arborists! Capital City Tree Services will install any brace rods, cables and sometimes even both in order to provide maximum support for your treasured tree. We also offer many services in tree removal, tree disease treatment and stump grinding for our valued customers in the Little Rock and North Little Rock area. Did we mention we have FREE estimates? Go to our contact page to have us come and take a look at your tree!

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