Is A Leaning Tree Safe?

According to a tree service provider with certified Edmonton arborists, they are normally being inquired with: why trees are leaning and are they safe. If it is a newly planted or young tree, they would recommend that the tree is properly staked for one year. But, if it is a mature tree or a tree that that is 5 or more years old, the possibility of removing this tree is likely.

One major problem of homeowners with trees in their yard is a leaning tree. There a lot of factors that causes a tree to lean. Many leaning trees have fragile root structure or a top section that is damaged. Leaning trees can be prevented by taking care of trees during its early stage of growth. Just like others, if you inherit the trees that grow for quite a number of years and it’s late to take care of them. Trees that are beyond personal care can be fixed by hiring an ISA certified arborist.

Many of leaning trees have uneven or too many limbs growing on the other side of the tree. On the span of many years coupled with abnormal growth, there trees can become heavy on the top portion and lean to one side. High winds and damp soil can further make these trees lean more. Not taking care of trees that are leaning can pose potential problems in the future.

Are leaning trees safe? In assessing hazards, you have to check at the possible targets. In short, if ever the tree falls, where and what will it land on? This will define how urgent it is in removing a leaning tree. What is the angle of the leaning tree? The sharper, the more dangerous. What’s the soil like that surrounds the tree? Does it have cracked or loose soil, which could indicate root system movement? Does the tree move during a windy day?

If you think that the tree poses a threat, have it removed. If you have a lot of questions in your mind, then it is imperative to consult the help of a professional like those at TimberTrim Treeworks. Hire the services of a tree service with certified arborists that can assess hazards and can do tree removal if it needed.

There a lot of reason why you should remove a tree that’s leaning. It is much better if you remove the tree as soon as you perceive damages. Because you don’t know when a natural disaster or strong winds will come and make your leaning tree prematurely fall. After removing the tree, stump grinding can be done, which helps in getting rid of the tree remnants from your yard.