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When to Have a Tree Removed

If you have trees in your yard, chances are one of them will inevitably need to be removed. Whether due to storm damage or old age, it’s important to understand when your trees have become too hazardous to remain on your property.

Identifying the signs that you need tree removal services will help you keep your personal property and family members safe. And when you do need a tree removed from your yard, be sure to trust a professional arborist with the job, as attempting to do this on your own can be very dangerous.

Signs You Need Tree Removal Services

Dead trees pose a serious risk to the people and property that lie below them, so it’s important to be able to identify the signs that your tree has died. The first step to diagnosing a dead tree is to scratch a small piece of bark off of a few of its twigs. If you notice the bark beneath the scratch is brown and dry, your tree might be on its way out. Additional signs of a dead tree include:

  • Fungi, including mushrooms, growing around the base of the trunk
  • Chipped, peeling bark, and cracks in the trunk
  • Cavities in the trunk or large scaffold branches
  • Dead, hanging branches toward the top of the tree
  • Fine, spindly twigs without buds at the ends of branches

If you notice any of these signs affecting your trees, it’s time to contact a professional arborist for tree removal services. A skilled, certified arborist will be able to help you decide whether or not your tree is salvageable — and can professionally remove the tree when it isn’t.

Dangers of Leaving a Dead Tree in Your Yard

While a dead tree might not look like anything too dangerous, don’t be fooled by its unassuming appearance. Dead trees should always be taken seriously as they can pose a serious threat to you and your home. These trees are very weak and brittle, making them more susceptible to breaking in strong winds, storms, and snowfall. Branches can suddenly become hazardous projectiles, or the entire tree can tip over and crush whatever lies beneath it.

Another danger of leaving dead trees in your yard is their increased risk of carrying pests and diseases. If these symptoms are present in your tree, they can easily infest nearby trees, leaving you with numerous trees needing removal. By hiring a certified arborist to remove affected trees from your yard quickly and efficiently, you’ll be able to welcome new life and heal your landscape.

Where to Find Tree Removal Services

If you’re seeking tree removal services in the Twin Cities area, you’ve come to the right place. Emery’s Tree Service offers the professional tree removal services that Minnesota residents need to protect their landscapes, homes, and families from the risks involved with dead trees. Our tree removal fleet is home to some of the most advanced equipment in the region, making us uniquely capable of quickly, efficiently resolving even the toughest tree removal requests.

Schedule tree removal services in Lake Minnetonka, MN, by calling Emery’s Tree Services at 952-955-1848 today!

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Our team is committed to your 100% satisfaction with every service we provide.

Upfront Pricing

We offer 100% price transparency so our customers always know what to expect.

Trained Technicians

Our ISA-certified arborists are continuously trained in the most up-to-date industry techniques and technologies.

Commitment to Community

We’ve proudly served the region for more than 40 years and are deeply committed to the Lake Minnetonka community.

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