3 Emergency Situations That Require Tree Removal

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3 Emergency Situations That Require Tree Removal

26 September 2022
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Tree removal services come with many perks. The services will help you save time as the professionals have the equipment to do the job quickly and conveniently. Also, independently removing your trees can be dangerous as you may injure yourself. Moreover, tree removal is generally cheaper, so you won't have to break the bank.

Here are situations that may require professional tree removal.

Diseased Trees

You should remove dead trees as soon as possible for various reasons. The trees provide a conducive environment for pests, such as termites, ants, beetles, weevils, cockroaches, and rats. These animals can spread into your home and wreak havoc. For example, termites are good at hiding, so they can go unnoticed for a long time before you detect them. By then, it will be too late as they would have already damaged your home considerably.

The pets can chew through wood in your roof and foundation, compromising your home's structural integrity. Also, diseased trees can infect others. Oak wilt, anthracnose, cankers, and apple scab are some diseases that can be passed from one tree to another. A diseased tree may have missing bark, lack of foliage, leaning trunk, dead branches, seeping fluid, hard gray growths, powdery mildew, and yellow or brown leaves.

Trees That May Fall

A falling tree can be hazardous. The tree can damage your home and your neighbor's property. Your roof can also cave in, leading to costly repairs and replacements. You may get sued by your neighbor and lose a significant amount of money in compensation. Worse still, the tree can fall on power lines, causing severe electrical damage that may require days to repair. You may have to go for some days without power, inconveniencing you.

The accident can also trigger a fire hazard that can cause property damage. Moreover, your family, especially children, can get injured while playing outdoors. You should remove a tree as soon as you notice it's about to fall. This precaution will help prevent potential damage. 

Weather elements like strong winds, heavy rains, and storms can cause a tree to fall faster than anticipated. Deep cracks, leaning trunks, rotten roots, and dead branches are some signs your tree is prone to falling, so you need to act fast.

Preparing for Construction and Other Projects

You may have to remove trees if you are building a new home or other projects requiring space. You should talk and plan with your expert to conduct the exercise days before the construction begins. This early preparation will give you enough time to remove the trees and clear the area. Besides bringing down the trees, the professionals have to remove the stump, which might take some time.

Call a tree removal company to plan your tree removal.