There are many reasons you may want a tree removed, but it's not always an easy decision. Trees can be a big part of your yard's landscaping and can really add a special feeling to your home's surroundings. However, sometimes things come up that require you to remove a beloved tree. Below, we've outlined a few reasons you may want to go ahead and say goodbye to your big beloved giant.
The question we get quite often is if a tree should be removed due to it's declining health. This is not always an easy question. There are lots of factors when it comes to sick trees. It can depend on what exactly is wrong with the tree and if it's worth it to you to attempt to save the tree through various treatments to bring it back to health before deciding to just remove it.
Often, a tree may appear to be sick but may just be under some stress, such as limited growing room, damaged roots, lack of water, bug infestation, etc. All of these are things that can be reversed and the tree can be saved, so make sure you are consulting with a tree care professional before deciding to remove a tree just because you think it looks like it may be diseased or dying, because this is often not the case.
Another reason our Arlington customers usually want a tree removed is in instances of new construction. Usually things like, new garages, sheds, pools, jungle gyms, etc. take up a lot of room in a yard and cause a homeowner to have to make that tough decision to remove a tree. This is obviously a personal decision that you and your family can discuss and weigh the costs with the benefits of removing the tree.
If a tree is ever severely damaged from a storm or you have noticed it start to lean to one side, then these are instances that would require an immediate or possibly even emergency tree removal. A leaning or severely damaged tree can be a hazard to you, your family and your home and other property. Trees can be very unstable once they begin to lean and the slightest bit of wind can send it toppling over. These are definitely instances in which you would want to have the tree removed immediately.
There are obviously lots of factors to take into account when deciding whether or not to remove a tree from your yard, but just keep all of these things in mind and make sure to consult with professional tree service before making a permanent decision. We would be happy to talk to you to discuss these kinds of decisions. Feel free to give us a call or fill out our contact form to set up an appointment.