Full canopy reduction are carried out to reduce the overall height of a tree and reduce the spread of the trees canopy. This is usually carried out in metres/ft or percentages.
For example you would like your tree reduced by 2 metres all round. Or you would like to reduce your tree by 30%.
Reduction are carried out to keep a tree at a certain Height or to allow sunlight to pass over
Hazard elimination Individual branches may be reduced to lessen the chance of branch failing due to having a heavier end, caused by to much leaf foliage.
Trees can also be reduced away from buildings and property.