How to Deal with Your Downed Tree in the Aftermath of a Severe Storm

2016 has been a year of severe weather for Australia with longstanding rainfall and temperature records broken in Queensland, arctic winds in New South Wales and Victoria, and ferocious storms battering Australia's east coast. In such severe weather, large trees can become a hazard to the surrounding area, putting power lines, cars, houses and people's lives at risk.  Ideally, if you're expecting wild weather in your area it might be best to call an arborist for tree removal so that they can handle any large trees that might come down in high winds on your property. [Read More]

Why It Could be Time to Bring in Professional Arborists

Do you live in an area that has a fair few trees? If so, you aren't alone. Most Australian homes are within a few metres of trees. Most of the time, these trees provide shade, help the local ecosystem and look beautiful, but sometimes they can pose a threat to properties and people. Thankfully, help is at hand. In fact, arborists can do a lot more than simple medical check-ups on your trees. [Read More]

Practice These Safety Tips When Removing a Tree From Your Yard

Removing a tree is often necessary when it is in the way of your backyard landscaping design, it is growing too close to your home, or because it is diseased or dying. If you decide to remove it yourself, you need to be very careful and follow these important safety tips. Be Careful Around Power Lines One of the primary dangers of removing a tree is that they are often too close to power lines. [Read More]

Warning Signs of Impending Tree Removal

Although having a tree on your yard can greatly enhance the curb appeal of your residence, living with one that is no longer structurally sound can be quite hazardous. Trees generally tend to be sturdy and will stay healthy for a significant period of time. However, if the tree is too old, has been exposed to a pest infestation or has developed a disease, then it may be better off opting for tree removal rather than simply having it pruned and reshaped. [Read More]