On any given day in the greater Houston area, there are hundreds of amateur, mom and pop tree crews offering cut-rate services for tree trimming and tree removal. They promise quick tree trimming for a low cost, but accepting their offer often comes at a high price for residential and commercial property owners.
This spring, the greater Houston area and surrounding cities have witnessed record-setting rainfall and historic flood levels, causing substantial damage to both commercial and residential properties. Although floodwaters will eventually subside over time, the damage they cause to property health can be significant and costly, in addition to repairs and renovations to damaged homes and businesses. In today's blog post, we'll examine exactly how floodwaters impact property health, and why property owners with flooded land should be concerned.
A person only needs to be in Houston a short period of time to discover that the city's weather can change in an instant, from hot and humid to cool and dry in just a matter of minutes. In addition to frequent weather changes, Houston is also vulnerable to drought, hurricanes, tropical storms, and other severe weather conditions. With a hurricane season that runs through November 30th, Houstonians have several more months of watching the tropics for signs of approaching severe weather.
With property ownership comes the need for landscape maintenance and tree trimming to protect the health and beauty of your property. While some homeowners and property managers opt to handle landscape maintenance on their own, tree trimming is a more dangerous and laborious task that typically requires the services a tree care company.
Proper pruning of your trees is imperative not only for aesthetic appeal of your landscape, but also to maintain the health of your trees. For a new tree, pruning fosters healthy growth, sturdy branching structure, and necessary shaping. Pruning can also help in the building of the strength of a tree to combat extreme weather conditions.
If prequalifying improves the experience of buying a home or car, imagine applying that process to the care of trees at your home or business by hiring a International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist. While not a PhD or M.D., these "tree doctors" have undergone on going recertification testing and intense study on the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. They are experts on tree health, designing and maintaining landscape gardens and developing landscape management plans