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California Residents Urged to Take Precautions with Emergency Tree Removal and Hazardous Branches

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Burbank & San Fernando Valley, CA, USA - April 10, 2023 - The recent wave of extreme weather in California has left behind a trail of destruction. The extreme weather conditions in have led to high winds and caused significant damage to trees and branches across the state. To prevent further hazards, California residents are being advised to take precautionary measures and remove any weak or hazardous trees or branches from their properties.

Experts claim that during strong wind events, weak or dying trees and branches present a serious risk to property and public safety. Cars, houses, and other structures can sustain significant damage from falling trees and branches. Additionally, the risk of electrocution is extremely high when trees and branches fall on power lines, resulting in power outages.

Residents are asked to look out for indications that a tree or branch may be weak or dangerous to prevent these risks.

If you need assistance then please contact Burbank Tree Service.

Indications that a tree or branch may be weak or dangerous

• Leaning trees

Trees that are substantially skewed to one side are frequently unstable and are prone to falling over in strong winds.

• Cracks or Splits

Obvious cracks or splits in the trunk or branches may indicate internal weakness and injury. When heavy winds strike they fell such trees easily.

• Decayed or Hollowed Tree Trunks

Trees with hollow or rotting trunks are more susceptible to falling during severe weather events because they are structurally weaker. This makes them more susceptible to heavy winds.

• Overhanging Tree Branches

Huge branches that hang over buildings or electrical lines run the risk of falling and causing serious damage to humans, pets and property.

• Dead branches

With strong winds or heavy rain, dead branches can easily break and fall, potentially causing property damage or posing a concern to public safety.

• Severe foliage loss

Trees that are losing a lot of leaves or other foliage may be suffering from interior deterioration or damage, which makes them more prone to falling over during severe weather events.

• Fungal growth

Fungal growth on a tree's trunk or branches may indicate interior degradation, which might damage the tree's structure and increase the likelihood that it will fall. This may lead to considerable harm or losses and preventative measures should be taken.

8 Prevention Tips to Minimize Tree and Branch Damage During Extreme Weather

1. Consistent Tree Maintenance

For your trees to remain robust and healthy, regular tree maintenance is vital. To promote healthy growth and shield your trees from wind harm, this includes watering, feeding, and trimming them.

2. Pruning

Regular tree pruning can help lower the chance of branches falling during severe weather events. To lessen wind resistance, concentrate on removing any weak or dead branches, and think about thinning down dense canopies.

3. Removal of Weak or Dead Branches

Getting rid of weak or dead branches will help keep them from falling during severe weather. For the safe and effective removal of these branches, make sure to use a professional tree removal service.

4. Tree Location

When planting new trees, take into account the tree's size and position to make sure it has enough room to grow and isn't in danger of falling on either public or private property.

5. Bracing and Cabling for Trees

By providing additional structural support, tree cabling and bracing can aid in supporting weakened or damaged trees. For trees that have a thick canopy or are situated in places with severe winds, this is particularly crucial.

6. Root Concern

Your trees' health and strength depend on maintaining robust roots. Make sure the tree has access to enough water and nutrients, and avoid compacting the soil around the tree's roots.

7. Water Management in Storms

Ineffective storm water management can cause soil erosion and endanger your trees. To prevent rainfall from beating down on your trees, think about installing gutters and downspouts.

8. Get Expert Assistance

When in doubt, contact Burbank Tree Service. They are able to check the strength and safety of your trees and offer professional guidance on how to maintain their health.

In conclusion, it is essential to take proactive measures to prevent potential hazards associated with trees and branches during extreme weather events. Remember, prevention is always better than cure!

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