Tree removal is an essential step with direct benefits to climate stability, environmental conservation, and the community in general. Because every tree has a definite life expectancy, it is necessary at some point to remove trees that can no longer be pruned or managed. Tree removal is necessary to reduce life hazards and damage to structures that tree branches and root cause.
Why Remove a Tree?
There are many reasons to remove a tree. The most prevalent include:
- When the tree or its roots are causing structural damage to property.
- Trees that are dead, dying or are at the end of their lifespans and diseased trees.
- When they have dropping and structurally unsound limbs.
- When council development demand that particular trees be removed.
- When trees are classified as poisonous weeds.
Should you top a tree?
It is highly recommended that you never top a tree unless it is an emergency situation. Removing and managing trees is dangerous and should only be done by licensed professionals.Topping Creates Problems Such As
- Reduction in the lifespan of the tree.
- Increase in the prevalence of pests and diseases.
- Poorly attached regrowth are a hazard, they can fall without warning.
- Increase in feeder root growth or death to the part of the root system.
- Increase in the cost and frequency of maintenance.
- Because the remaining branches produce extra leaves there will be decreased sunlight.
- Loss of the tree’s natural shape and aesthetics.