Summer has finally arrived, and you enjoy spending time each day under the shade of your favorite backyard tree. You can’t imagine your property without your favorite tree, so it’s time to call the experts to maintain its integrity. At Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping, we are your professional tree servicing contacts in the Cleveland area. Let us help with tree trimming, tree removal, and lawn care services to keep your property thriving throughout summer and beyond!
Is Your Favorite Tree a Danger to Your Property?
Trees are a beautiful addition to landscaping with aesthetic beauty and shade. They also renew our air supply by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. Trees can be your favorite outdoor feature until they become overgrown and a hazard. Watch out for various hazards your trees may pose, and schedule regular maintenance so they don’t wreak havoc on your property.
Dangers to Foundation
Do you notice uneven sidewalks or cracks along your foundation? There are many possible causes for these issues, but one may be a tree’s root system. As a tree grows, so do its roots in search of a water source. Large root systems extending beneath a house can uplift the foundation.
Dangers to Structures
Trees planted too close to houses, fuel sources, or power lines can be potential fire hazards. Overgrown trees with limbs and branches extending onto the roof can damage structures by affording access to pests and pose a threat with heavy ice and snow accumulation.
Dangers to People
Heavy branches and limbs coupled with wind and natural elements are a recipe for disaster for pedestrians and homeowners. If an incoming storm has you worried about falling trees and limbs, it’s time to call the experts to trim your tree to reduce the risk of damage and injury.
Dangers to Itself
If a tree is dead, it must be removed. Signs of death include dead twigs, branches with cracks, and slits through the bark. If a tree leans more than 15 degrees from vertical coupled with signs of decay including softwood and hollowed trunks, it may be dead or dying.
As your full-service tree and landscaping firm, we provide outdoor support ranging from soil to tree tops. Contact Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping at (440) 582-7669 to request a free estimate on your next tree and landscaping project.
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