When Is It Really Time To Remove A Tree?

1. The Tree is Dead.
Obviously when a tree is dead, it ought to be removed. Leaving it there will pose a future risk to property because without the structural roots intact will result in the tree falling onto someone or onto property..

Take a look to see if the top branches of the tree are decaying or dying, or the trunk shows signs of decay. When in doubt contact Newcastle tree removal at www.assurancetrees.comau

2. The Tree is Unhealthy.

Frequently, people take down trees just due to the fact that they think they are important to the environment. Avoid this error by identifying the problem of a tree that deserves removal. Here are some of them.

Sometimes trees need to be cut down. These days nobody wants to remove a tree, however there are many reason why cutting down a tree is necessary.. But when cutting a tree, making the right decision is hard. When is it finally time to remove that tree? Preferably, before the worst happens. We recommend that a dead or dying tree be removed as soon as you recognize it. The more time you put it off, the more dangerous the tree can become, and the more dangerous it can be to remove it.

3. When the Tree is Damaged

4. When the Trunk Starts to Decay.

The tree is growing too close to– or the roots are intruding onto your house, fences, swimming pools, utility lines or other structures.

Vertical cracks, seams, dead branch stubs, and large gashes are the most common signs of a decaying tree trunk. When these begin to appear, the circumference of the trunk will weaken, and the tree will gradually fall down. This can injure people and animals close by.

5. When the Tree Touches Your Home
When a tree is positioned too close to your house, that its branches are contacting your property, then you should have it removed. Because of mould growth, the branches and leaves may destroy your roof’s siding. It can also get as far as power lines that are definitely dangerous.

If the tree is 50% damaged, then it is time to cut it down. Damaged trees regularly decline, and have abnormal growth and appearance. They also have misshapen leaves caused by a toxic substance called herbicide. Damaged trees can survive many years, but it can also cause accidents to passersby.

6. When the Roots are Weak
When tree roots are weak they will offer hardly any support. Safety is a big risk in this situation, which causes the tree to decay and collapse. Identify this by looking closely at the base. When there is space between the tree and the ground, then it is structurally unsound.

In certain cases a tree is just too large for it’s surroundings. Which can be dangerous to people and property.

7. When There is Large Fungus

It is very important that you closely inspect the condition of a tree before cutting it down. If you need the assistance of a professional arborist, contact us.

8. When the Tree is Part of an Undesirable Species
Some varieties of trees show many dangerous characteristics, including frequent breakage of branches, falling quantities of debris, and shallow roots that can damage yards and footpaths. Some undesirable tree species are Gumtrees, oak trees, Box Elder, Mulberry, Mimosa, Norway Maple, and Pines. These species are prone to insects and diseases.

A large fungus growing at the base of the tree suggests an internal rot, which could be happening in its trunk or roots. Fungi can trigger diseases to living things, and is a potential breeding ground of toxic mushrooms.

Can I Remove a Tree Myself?

We do not advise removing a tree by yourself or without the help of a licensed arborist. Consulting an arborist will give you a professional opinion about the tree in question in a multitude of situations, and have been skilled in the safest and most efficient ways to remove them. An arborist can assist you avoid a risky or dangerous situation and have the resources to hire the essential equipment to remove the branches and wood that usually create a big mess on the ground.