Trees and fences, while generally made of the same material, do not make good neighbours. While one is constantly growing, shedding, and sending out roots to seek out nutrients and water, the other remains stationary and rigid. That is usually a recipe for a natural disaster. However, as a homeowner, you may not want to lose the shade and aesthetic qualities a tree provides your yard with. In that case, you should consider the following before taking any further action. [Read More]
Why Is Your Tree Dying?
If you have one or multiple trees on your property, you will have to ensure their proper care and maintenance. However, in some instances, homeowners assume that the tree is old and therefore its decline will be inevitable. Hence, they will neglect caring for it because they think it will be a waste of money. The reality is that old age does not automatically mean that your tree has to die because some species have significantly long lifespans. [Read More]
DIY Tree Removal Dangers: Why You Should Hire a Pro to Remove Your Tree rather than do it Yourself
If you are worried that a tree on your property could become a hazard, or wish to make some more room in your yard, don't attempt to remove the tree yourself. That is, unless you are an arborist. From 2009 to 2015, 580 people died whilst attempting to remove or prune a tree, according to figures released by the Tree Care Industry Association. Working with trees is so dangerous that even experienced tree maintenance workers are at risk of serious injury or even death. [Read More]
Uprooting the Cause of Falling Property Value: 4 Ways Your Tree May be Negatively Affecting Your Property's Value
When you incorporate a mature tree into your property's landscaping design, if done well, you could increase the value of your property by up to 20 percent. A well established tree lends a house a sense of completeness, as well as offers many practical benefits such as shade, sound proofing, and aesthetic appeal in the spring and summer months. However, it is important that you plant your trees with an eye on what the future could entail in regards to possible issues. [Read More]