The sounds of nature are usually relaxing, but not when they’re the creaking noises of swaying trees that are growing just a little too close to your home.
If you have a dangerous-looking tree on your property or one whose roots are starting to creep under your driveway or house, then full removal of the tree is your best bet.
In fact, not only do they pose a threat to your physical properties, these trees can also threaten your own life.
But how does tree removal work? And how do you know if it’s the right move for you?
We’ve got everything you need to know right here in this article.
Keep reading to find out more!
The Benefits of Tree Removal
Here are all the benefits of getting rid of dangerous trees on your property.
It’s Time and Money-Saving
Leaving a tree alone to continue growing in the wrong spot on your property will only allow it to continue causing damage.
The longer the tree is there, the deeper and more expansive its roots will become, and old trees will become more likely to crack and damage your property.
The sooner you remove risky trees, the quicker the removal will be and the more money it will save you in the long run.
It Keeps You and Your Family Safe
The roots of trees can weaken the integrity of the foundation of your house or other buildings on your property.
Roots can also creep their way under your driveway, causing it to crack.
Environmental factors, insects, disease, old age, and severe weather can all cause trees to rot or die. These rotting and dying trees can crack and fall on your home, or even yourself or your family.
Removing these trees before they cause a safety concern is very important.
How It Works
So, what does removing a tree entail, exactly? Let’s go through it step by step.
The tree is safely cut down at the appropriate height and correct direction.
All of the branches are removed from the fallen tree.
The bare log is cut into manageable pieces, possibly for firewood if it is the correct type of wood.
The stump is removed from the ground. This can be done using a variety of methods involving manually digging up the stump and roots or pouring chemicals into the roots which cause them to decompose over time. The stump can also decompose naturally, but that can take up to 10 years.
Fill the hole left by the stump to avoid water pooling in your yard.
Is Hiring a Removal Service Necessary?
The short answer is, yes. Here’s why.
Tree removal is not easy! And chances are, you don’t have the correct tools at home.
Attempting to perform these removals yourself is dangerous and can cause more damage than it can good.
Hiring an expert tree removal service will save you from injuring yourself and your property.
With this info, you should have no problem deciding whether or not removal is the right move for you.
And as always, make sure that you have safety in mind. Seeking professional advice is a great move when it comes to evaluating unsafe trees around your home.
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