Tree Hazard Evaluation
There are many benefits provided by trees to our homes and cities, but when trees fall and damage properties or even worse injure a person they become a liability. Recognizing and taking care of tree hazards ensures your trees health and increases it’s safety. This is especially important to do during severe weather seasons, such as summer when violent storms and high winds are present. Having the trees inspected on your property can reduce the risk of damage in the future.
Tree Hazard Checklist
Consider the following questions:
- Have any branches fallen from the tree?
- Can you see dead branches in your tree?
- Are there detached branches hanging from the tree, or wedged between other branches?
- Does the tree have any rotten wood or cavities along the trunk or in major branches?
- Are there cracks or splits in the trunk or where branches were previously attached?
- Has the trunk developed a strong lean?
- Have the roots been broken, damaged or injured in anyway?
- Have any adjacent trees fallen over or died?
- Has the area around the tree recently changed in grade or soil level?
- Has the area around the tree been changed by construction?
- Are mushrooms present at the base of the tree?
- Have the leaves prematurely developed an unusual size or color?
If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, than it is highly suggested that your tree should be evaluated by a professional Michigan Arborist. A professional Arborist can provide treatments that can help not only increase the trees safety, but also increase the trees health and possibly its longevity as well. If you are interested in this service, call the experts at Berns Landscaping Services, Inc. today, (586.756.1145 East / 248.835.3000 West) for a free estimate or fill out our free estimate form online.