Archive for February 13, 2016
A large, old tree can be an appealing attribute in a new home, appreciated for its shade and simply for being beautiful. That positive impression can distract from the dangers a tree can present to a home by multiple avenues. Although there are residential and commercial services to assist with trees that become a hazard, the first step is knowing the risks. For home and business owners with trees on their property, it is important to be understand what to observe and be prepared to manage, so below are seven potential ways a tree can cause damage.
- Foundation Damage: Contrary to popular belief, trees cannot puncture the foundation of your home on their own. However, they can sometimes worsen existing cracks to the building by growing into them. This is what led to the mista