In 2017, we had two major winter storms bearing down on us, and the 2018 winter is already upon us. Though we may avoid getting snow from Bruce, residents should be prepared for winter weather. Heavy snow or ice precipitation, and windy storms could cause vulnerable trees to fall, or branches to be blown off of trees. These events present a danger to people and property. Before storm clean up becomes a necessity, residents still have time to get trees inspected, and to have any that are deemed threats, especially those overhanging structures or power lines, removed.
Pruning and tree removal are often performed during the fall season but when trees are dormant and have no leaves in the winter, arborists and other tree care specialists can more easily identify threats, like areas of rot or dead branches. Thinning of tree branches can reduce wind resistance so that when storms come through, the wind can pass through the trees with less risk of damage.
Storm clean up is simple when all you need to do is pick up dead branches that have fallen, but if those branches fall onto structures, is a lot more complicated. Insurance will usually only cover damaged structures, and sometimes this means that they only cover part of your actual expense.
Stein Tree Service’s TreeFall Program can help homeowners in this situation . This program can save you thousands of dollars if storm clean up is required.
If a branch or tree falls across your drive or into your home, you will want to have it removed as soon as possible. Stein Tree Service offers 24/7 emergency tree removal and storm clean up services for these circumstances. For most locations, we can arrive to evaluate within two hours. We will determine what action is needed and safely remove trees and debris.
For your safety and convenience contact a professional if you experience damage from trees or branches in a storm. Stein Tree is fully licensed and insured, for your protection and for ours. Our expert tree care specialists are experienced in trimming trees for winter, removing trees, storm clean up, and other tree care services. We offer free consultations, so contact us today for information.
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