What can you do to prevent damage to trees?
In cold weather states like MN. trees go thru the extremes. From severe wind and hail in the summer to ice and snow weight loads in the winter. Trees need attention too.
Preventative tree care not only ensures the health and safety of your trees but protects your home and property as well. That’s why it’s important to have a certified arborist at Ivan’s Tree Service help you diagnose a damaged tree or decide whether or not it should be removed.
No matter its size or species, all trees are susceptible to damage. Types of damage to look out for include:
Damaged tree barkTrunk woundsDamaged tree rootsBroken limbs or branches
What are the most likely ways trees can get damaged?
Trees can be damaged due to a variety of factors. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the following causes that can impact a tree’s overall health and safety.
Tree Pruning Mistakes
At Ivan’s Tree Service they know it can be tempting to trim or prune a tree on your own. Other times, however, we end up hiring some random landscaper to do the job. While it’s always nice to save some money, improper pruning or trimming can permanently ruin the look of your trees while making them susceptible to disease or storm damage. This can ultimately result in a decline of your trees health or even death.
From severe winds to heavy snow and ice buildup, trees are susceptible to storm damage due to their height and location. That’s why preventative tree carebefore and after a storm is important. By making sure a tree is properly pruned and cared for, a tree will remain healthy and strong for many years to come.
As a homeowner’s worst nightmare, accidents have been known to happen when a vehicle comes crashing through your property. When trees are involved they are often damaged, uprooted or knocked askew. That’s why a tree should always be evaluated by a certified arborist after an accident to see if it can survive or if it should be removed.
Ivan’s Tree Service services the tree services needs of those that live in the Minneapolis Saint Paul area. Contact Ivan’s Tree Services for a free estimate!!