Does Your Residential Tree Need To Go?


Trees are a great asset to a residential property. They provide great shade against the sun, enhance the landscape of the ground and even help with water absorption during rainy seasons. There are trees that bear fruits and can be beneficial for the owners. However, there are instances when the costs of keeping the tree outweigh its benefits. In these situations, it is necessary to have the trees removed before they can cause long-term damage to your house and property.

If the tree is obstructing the street

When the trees start to occupy the street, they can cause harm and accidents for people are driving. Sometimes, cutting the branches of the trees is enough to keep it from obstructing the street. However, if it persists and the roots have started damaging the street canals and pathways, removing the tree altogether may be necessary.

If the tree is old and damaged

If the tree is old and damaged, it is prone to break apart easily. The unstable branches might fall on someone's head and cause serious injury. They can also break mirrors of parked cars. Sometimes, old trees are also infested with insects that can be harmful to your health. These unwanted insects can spread and infect other healthy plants in surrounding the tree. Old trees also require a lot of maintenance, from cleaning fallen twigs and leaves regularly to peeling off the damaged skin. In this case, it is wise to consider tree removal to keep your old and damaged tree from causing further harm to your property.

If the tree roots are damaging the foundation of the house

Large trees can damage your house and property especially when their roots start growing in the foundation of your house. Roots can break apart your house pillars and cause water to seep through and seriously flood your house. Dirt and mud can also enter your house through the gaps on your concrete floor. The roots can also damage your underground utilities. The repairs that you must make will be expensive as compared to having the tree removed.

There are a lot of benefits to having trees on your property that cannot be ignored. Unfortunately, they also become detrimental to your house and you don't want to deal with the problems and damages when it's already too late. There are many tree removal services that you can use to properly evaluate the current state of your property. They will provide you with a reasonable recommendation when it's time for the tree removal. Besides, you can always plant a new one.


27 September 2017

Understanding Landscaping Planning

About a year ago, I realized that part of the reason the plants in my yard kept dying was the fact that they were planted in the wrong places. I didn't pay much attention to which plants needed certain amounts of light, and it was costing them their lives. Several of the plants were really struggling to live, and it was really hard to see. I realized that if I ever wanted to make things right, I would need to create a landscaping plan that would work well for the natural landscape of my yard. This blog is all about understanding landscaping.