Freezing rain is a type rain which freezes upon impact. Freezing rain can cause a variety of complications and can also lead to vary dangerous ice storms. It is very important to take the proper precautions when freezing rain is in your forecast.

  • Pre-treat surfaces with salt or a chemical deicer to keep ice to a minimum.
  • Keep an eye on tree branches and electrical lines. The weight of the ice from freezing rain can snap both tree branches and electrical lines. Having your trees pruned annually by a professional arborist can help prevent damage to tree’s.
  • Once the ice left from the freezing rain begins to melt this can create a lot of extra water. Check the outside of your home frequently to ensure all water is running away from your homes foundation. Water that builds up next to the foundation can cause large problems to your home. If you notice problems with the grading around your home, our team of professionals can help ensure it will not be a problem for long.

Please remember to stay safe while driving and to eliminate travel is possible when freezing rain is expected. Please remember Berns Landscaping Services Inc. and our partners at Quality Tree Services can help you with your winter landscaping needs, including snow removal, de-icing, tree trimming and grading.  Give us a call today or fill out our online request form to discuss any concerns.

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