When you have trees on your property, it’s important to invest in correctly maintaining them. Otherwise, damage, disease, or infestation can turn the trees into hazards. Trees that are older, damaged, or dead should be removed from your property. A skilled tree service can help you with this process and make sure that everyone is safe and that your property looks its best. There are numerous reasons to remove dying trees from your grounds, including the following:
Disease or Infestation
If a tree becomes infested with pests, such as the emerald ash borer or the spongy moth, it’s important to remove them from your property entirely before the infestation spreads. The same is true for trees suffering from diseases like Dutch elm disease or fusiform rust. Once a tree is infested with these conditions or begins to die, it’s vital that a professional tree service remove it from your property so that the rest of your trees aren’t also infected.
Trees can be severely damaged due to disease, decay, or storms. Once a tree is damaged significantly, it can become dangerous to have it on your property. If you have a tree that is at risk of falling or suddenly losing large limbs in a storm, it’s important to have it removed. Removing dying trees in a timely manner helps to keep family members, visitors, and your property safe.
In some situations, trees can also create hazards due to their location. A tree that is on a hill above a building or a tree that has branches that hang over your driveway or an outbuilding can cause serious damage if it dies or is damaged in a storm. A tree removal service can cut the tree down, eliminating the potential hazard. These skilled technicians can also grind and remove the stump if you’d like so that you’re left with a flat, clear lawn.
Severe Rot or Decay
In some situations, a tree will experience damage to one part of its trunk or body, but the entire tree will not die. These trees suffer from severe rot and decay while remaining upright. A rotting, upright tree on your property is unstable and can present a hazard. These trees can be easily toppled during severe weather and cause a great deal of property damage.
Removing dead, dying, or dangerous trees safely and properly requires professional help. If you have one or more dying trees on your Columbus, Ohio property, reach out to the skilled technicians at Bluegrass Tree & Lawn to schedule an appointment for tree removal or another service.