Keeping trees trimmed is an on-going maintenance chore. Without regular trimming and thinning Live Oak trees can grow into the street and driveway becoming an obstacle for tall vehicles. A arborist can provide advice and services to help manage large trees like this Live Oak.
Palms should generally be trimmed once per year. If a palm is close to the house as in this case, the palm leaves can end up on top of the roof. It is recommended to keep all landscaping away from the house to prevent pests and rodents from entering the house.