Tree Care

Why Tree Health Assessments Are Important for Your Property

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Apr 25, 2023

 

Learn why tree health assessments are crucial for your property’s safety, beauty, and value. Trust the experts for healthy and thriving trees.

 

Trees are an essential part of our environment. They provide us with oxygen, shade, and beauty. However, trees can also be dangerous if they are not healthy. That’s why it’s crucial to have a tree health assessment done regularly.

 

A tree health assessment is a comprehensive inspection to determine its overall health and safety. The arborist will look for signs of disease, pests, and other problems that could weaken the tree and make it more likely to fall. They will also assess the tree’s structural integrity and proximity to structures and other objects.

 

For many reasons, it would be best to have a tree health assessment done on your property. Here are just a few:

 

  • To protect your property from damage. A fallen tree can cause extensive damage to your home, your car, and other property. A tree health assessment can help you identify and remove trees at risk of falling.
  • To protect your family and pets. A falling tree can also be a serious hazard to people and pets. A tree health assessment can help you identify and remove trees at risk of falling on people or pets.
  • To increase the value of your property. A healthy tree can add value to your property. A tree health assessment can help you identify and treat any problems that could damage your trees and reduce their value.
  • To comply with local ordinances. Many municipalities have laws that require homeowners to have their trees inspected regularly. A tree health assessment can help you ensure that you abide by these ordinances.

 

If you have trees on your property, it’s vital to inspect them by a qualified arborist regularly. A tree health assessment can help protect your property, family, and pets.

 

What to Expect During a Tree Health Assessment
 

A tree health assessment typically takes about an hour to complete. The arborist will begin by inspecting the tree’s overall health. They will look for signs of disease, pests, and other problems. They will also assess the tree’s structural integrity.

 

The arborist will then inspect the tree’s proximity to structures and other objects. They will look for any trees at risk of falling on these objects.

 

Once the arborist has completed their inspection, they will discuss their findings with you. They will recommend any necessary treatments or removals.

 

How Often Should You Have a Tree Health Assessment Done?
 

The frequency of tree health assessments depends on several factors, including the age and health of your trees, your climate, and the risk of pests and diseases in your area.

 

Generally, having your trees inspected by a certified arborist every three to five years is a good idea. If you live in an area with a high risk of pests and diseases, you may need to have your trees inspected more often.

 

How Much Does a Tree Health Assessment Cost?
 

The cost of a tree health assessment varies depending on the size and complexity of the tree, the location of the tree, and the experience of the arborist.

 

Generally, a tree health assessment costs between $100 and $500. However, the price could be higher for larger or more complex trees.

 

Conclusion
 

Tree health assessments are crucial for maintaining the well-being of trees on your property. Identifying and addressing issues early on can prevent damage, decay, and even tree removal. That’s why taking a proactive approach to tree care is essential as contacting Strobert Tree Services for a thorough assessment. 

 

Our team of certified arborists uses state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to evaluate your trees’ overall health and condition. With a detailed outline of our findings, we can recommend the best action to keep your trees healthy and thriving for years. Please don’t wait until it’s too late. Schedule a tree health assessment today and ensure the longevity of your property’s trees.

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