There are many reasons why trees on your property die. Disease, lightning, and bad weather can contribute to its death. While it may seem like leaving the dead tree is easier than removing it, there are drawbacks to leaving it. The sooner you can have a reputable tree care service remove it, the better. Here are a few reasons why.
Why Should a Tree Care Service Remove a Dead Tree?
1. Protect the Other Trees on Your Property
If the tree has died because of mildew, fungus, mold, or other diseases, this can put other trees in your yard at risk. Tree diseases are contagious and can spread quickly. A professional can confirm what killed the tree and if an infection has spread to others in the area.
2. Avoid Further Property Damage
A dead tree can fall at any moment, but they will often fall, for example, during a bad storm or a cold snap. If you have a tree care service remove it now, you are in control of when the tree falls. Waiting runs the risk of limbs falling on your house, car, or your neighbor’s property, leaving you liable for damages.
A dead tree will likely attract large colonies of termites, carpenter ants, and other insects that love to eat wood. Larger pests like rats and mice can also move in. Once they’re in the vicinity, there’s a chance they’ll also invade your home. Removing the tree won’t prevent pests completely, but it will make your yard less welcoming for them.
T & L Tree and Landscape of Macedon, NY, offers professional lawn care and affordable tree service. From emergency tree removal to tree planting, their knowledgeable technicians are fast and thorough. This award-winning company also offers lot clearing, tree planting and pruning, and landscaping for both residential and commercial properties. For more information, call (585) 223-3190 or visit them online.