• Insurance Customer Service Agent
  • Our offices are OPEN — Walk-ins Welcome!
  • 5 Ways Mindfulness May Increase Productivity for Your Small Business
  • Taking Your Small Business Virtual During COVID-19
  • Distracted Walking Dangers

Tree Maintenance and Care

The trees in your yard can enhance your property, provide shade and offer abundant environmental benefits. However, trees can also pose a safety hazard to your family and your home if they are not properly inspected and maintained.

Trees can present a particularly significant danger during a storm. Wind, lightning, snow and ice can all transform a tranquil row of trees into an imminent threat to your property. Proper tree maintenance involves more than pruning and trimming overgrown branches. These are some of the key steps you can take to protect your trees and prevent them from becoming a safety hazard.

 

Steps to Take Before a Storm

  • Remove any dead trees on your property.
  • Enhance the health of trees through timely watering, proper fertilization and protection from soil compaction. Healthy trees will be able to better adapt to changes in the environment, remain firm in the wind and react more effectively to damage.
  • Regularly prune dead or broken limbs to help trees maintain their structural integrity. In addition, thin excess branches every three to five years. For more information, visit arborday.org.
  • Remove or treat pest problems as soon as you spot them to minimize potential damage to trees. Be careful not to over-treat tree hollows, and do not remove decayed wood from hollows unless it falls away in your hands. Cleaning hollows can cause additional internal damage to trees. If possible, cover the opening to hollows. Read More
Recent Articles & News
  • Insurance Customer Service Agent
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Our offices are OPEN — Walk-ins Welcome!
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • 5 Ways Mindfulness May Increase Productivity for Your Small Business
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Taking Your Small Business Virtual During COVID-19
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Distracted Walking Dangers
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Comfort tips for computer users (home office and on the road)
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Trending Issues in Worker Risks Associated with Increased Telecommuting
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Loss prevention tips for vacant buildings
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Stop Losing Money: 3 Risks to Your Business Inventory
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • ​How to Practice Electrical Safety During Flooding
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Post COVID-19: Preparing Your Small Business to Reopen
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Prevent Construction Equipment Theft
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Preparing Your Property for Employees, Tenants and Patrons During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting During and After a Pandemic
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • What to Do After the Storm
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • 5 Key Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Home Inspector
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • How to Keep Rodents from Entering Your Home
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Tips to Help Address the Impact of Unexpected Property Shutdowns
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • COVID-19: Adapting and Preparing Your Business for Change
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Heat Illness Prevention
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • PREVENT THE SPREADING OF CORONAVIRUS
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • COVID-19: Financial Resources for Small Businesses
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • ​Hailstorms are more common than the average person might think
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Stop Distracted Driving: Grooming
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Stop Distracted Driving
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • How Crumple Zones Work
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • Staying Safe in Work Zone Traffic
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • The Science of Traffic Patterns
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline
  • FLOODING IS ALWAYS IN SEASON
    anemptytextlline
    anemptytextlline