We have written various articles about improving your home, like how to do stucco work, or how to replace your sump pump, or what to do when you experience water damage, but this article is meant to help you look out side your home.
It is wise that a property owner is proactive and responsible to hone in on any potential tree hazards periodically. Many homeowners have called certified expert arborist to identify any tree hazards on their property. We will be going through a few tell tale signs that a homeowner needs to be able to decipher concerning tree hazards and liabilities. Always consult a professional if there is concern about a tree on the property.
There should be a periodic check ups on soil, stems, environments and a general inspection of trees throughout the property. Particular attention to larger trees such as Maples, Oaks and Elms should be considered as there is a higher liability factor. Multiple trunks or leaders can grow from the same tree base. The juncture where the tree leaders meet can be deemed week by the direction of the grain. Tree splitting can be caused when there is a “V” shape in the grain. Tree cabling or pruning can correct this problem.
Branches weaken after years of weathering, cracks and the spot where the branches meet , are visual cues of this problem. This problem can be fixed through tree trimming and tree limb removal. If you would like for the shape of the tree to remain, then tree cabling is an option. Other signs of a decaying tree are fungi, hollow pockets, peeling bark and cavities. Depending on the severity of the decay, removal of the tree is most likely. Sometimes, preserving a dying tree can harm the trees defines system leading to a removal regardless.
Whenever a leaning tree is involved, it is a dangerous situation make sure to hire professional tree services Toronto. It’s usually a result of leaning for more sun exposure, or pockets within the soil. If it’s pockets in the soil are found, then the tree is deemed unstable. The tree receives its support through the soil and the root system that anchors it. If there is a leaning tree with an unstable root anchor, we suggest that tree be removed to avoid any potential accidents.
Dead wood in trees is very common amongst all species of trees. It is easily recognizable because the leaves will all be brown or there simply won’t be any foliage. Part of our service is the removing of this unwanted dead wood. This will prevent any tree limbs from falling, and enhance the trees health.