Trees add beauty to a landscape. Trees add privacy, provide shade and overall provide clean air for everyone to breathe. Even though trees offer a number of benefits, when a tree dies, it can cause a number of problems that require you to dig up the dead tree.
If a tree on your property is dying because it has been struck by lightning or it has died as a result of age, removing a dead tree is extremely important to the health and beauty of your yard.
Why Removing Dead Tree Matter is Important
Dead Trees Attract Pests
A dead tree is extremely attractive to pests. Termites, carpenter ants and other wood boring insects will seek out the tree and set up shop in it. Pests will quickly multiply, which means that other trees or even your house could be in danger of being infested. Additionally, animals may seek out the tree and nest in it. Rats frequently create nests in dead trees, and when a dead tree becomes rife with rodents, in a matter of time, they will invade your home to find food and additional shelter.
The Dead Tree Could Fall
A dead tree isn’t strong, which means that there is more of a possibility that it will fall over. And its why removing a dead tree is so important. There’s no telling when a dead tree will topple over, but it’s a pretty safe bet that it will fall at some point. When it does fall a dead tree could:
· Land on your house
· Hit your neighbor’s house
· Fall on someone on your property
· Crush a fence or on any other piece of property
All of those reasons can resulting in the need for an emergency tree service. Being negligent in removing a dead tree from your property increases your liability for the repairs or the medical care that may be needed as a result of not removing a dead tree on your property.
It Costs Less to Remove a Dead Tree Now
When a tree is dead, its structural integrity is compromised. A gust of wind could blow and as a result, those dead branches could fall off. When a branch does fall, it could land on top of a car, a fence, a roof or even a person or an animal. The damage or injury that may result could be catastrophic. Removing a dead tree before it falls could save you a ton of money at the end of the day. So hiring a tree felling service will be in your best interest.
A Dead Tree Can Affect Other Trees
If a disease causes a dead tree on your property, the rest of the trees in your yard could be impacted if you don't do the proper tree trimming, causing a number of dead tree problems. Tree disease is contagious and can spread quickly causing dead tree after dead tree on your property. For instance, if mildew or mold develops on the tree, it could spread to the other trees and plants in your yard. As a result, your entire landscape could be destroyed because you failed in removing a dead tree from your yard.
A Dead Tree is Just Plain Ugly
Dead trees just aren’t attractive. You want your yard to look as visually appealing as possible. When you have a tree that doesn’t have leaves, has branches falling off of it and bark is peeling off, the aesthetic appeal of your yard is automatically impacted. When the curb appeal of your home is impacted, your property could lose value, which could hit you in your pocket if you’re thinking about selling.
Remove Your Dead Tree Today
Before you need to call an emergency tree service, you should call an expert tree removal service to take care of removing the dead tree and stump removal from your property before any additional problems arise.