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4 Reasons You Need Professional Tree Removal August 4, 2017

Milton, Northumberland
4 Reasons You Need Professional Tree Removal , Milton, Pennsylvania

Trees are a valuable part of any landscape, beneficial to the ecosystem and aesthetically pleasing. However, there are some instances where tree removal is necessary. The arborists at Travis Monk Tree Service in Milton, PA, explain four situations when you’ll need professional tree removal. 

4 Reasons You Need Tree Removal 

1. Dead or Dying

Dead and dying trees are unsightly. If not removed, they can rot and attract fungi and pests. If you notice carpenter ants or mushrooms around the base, or if it’s not producing foliage, it’s probably dead. Stumps are also an eyesore that can lower curb appeal. Travis Monk Tree Service provides both tree and stump removal. 

2. Hanging Over Property or Power Lines 

tree removalA tree too close to your home or power lines can cause significant damage. For one, if large branches are hanging over the house, they could fall during a storm and mangle the roof. If branches are hanging over power lines, they could crash during high winds, resulting in a power outage. Downed power lines are also a safety risk that can cause electrocution. An arborist may be able to remove the branches and preserve the tree. However, if the trunk is leaning over property or power lines, you’ll probably need it removed. 

3. Invasive Roots 

Roots can also be problematic. They may grow into septic or sewer lines and cause a clog, or grow beneath the house, causing the foundation to shift and crack. A professional can tell you if the roots can be cut away or if tree removal is necessary. 

4. Diseased or Infested 

If a tree is diseased, it’s important to address it right away, so the illness doesn’t spread to other plants. An arborist can cut away diseased branches to preserve the plant and your landscape. Likewise, if a tree is infested with pests, it should be treated immediately. Ants and termites, in particular, are attracted to decaying wood. If not removed, these pests may eventually move from your yard into your home. 

If you’re a resident of Northumberland County in need of tree removal or pruning, contact the professionals at Travis Monk Tree Service. These highly-trained arborists serve commercial businesses, as well as residents and provide a broad range of landscape services. Call (570) 490-4634 to speak with a helpful staff member, or visit the website to learn more. 

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