North Carolina experiences all types of storms – from warm, summer thunderstorms to brutal spring tornadoes. Sometimes these storms can wreak havoc on your trees as lightning and high winds, can push limbs to their breaking point.
If you’ve recently experienced a storm in your area and have fallen trees, damaged or broken tree limbs, and debris left behind, contact someone who can help you clean up the mess quickly and safely. Call Southern Pines Stump Grinding for prompt, reliable service in Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Whispering Pines, Vass, Pinebluff, Seven Lakes, West End, Carthage and , of course, Southern Pines!
It’s clear that storm damage cleanup is a dangerous job, but there are several other reasons why it makes sense to hire a professional to do it for you. First, they have the right tools for the job. It might not sound like a big deal, but just try moving a big tree limb on your own, or cutting a broken branch using just a handsaw and you’ll see why the right tools make all the difference.
Second, they have the experience and training necessary to prevent further damage. Taking care of trees is no simple task. It requires an in-depth knowledge of how to safely cut down trees and limbs so they fall right where you want them to. There’s also a science to cutting trees. If you cut in the wrong place, you risk causing further, and possibly irreversible damage.
Finally, even a modest amount of storm damage can be a HUGE job to clean up. Don’t spend your next four weekends trying to take care of it all – call in a professional to clean it up quickly so you can get back to life as normal.
That depends on the extent of the damage. You can prune small branches that have been injured, otherwise, it’s often best to just let the tree heal on its own. Healthy, mature trees are resilient and can usually recover unless the damage is excessive.
Yes! Trees that are in contact with electrical wires can become energized and potentially cause fatal shock. That’s why it's always important to steer clear of power lines - or better yet - hire a professional to trim or remove your trees.
It depends on the extent of the lightning strike. If it only hit one side of the tree and didn’t pass through completely, there’s a chance that the tree could recover. However, trees often sustain internal or below-ground damage. When this happens a tree may die without showing outward symptoms.
While there’s no guarantee that your trees will come out of a storm unscathed, there are some things you can do to keep them strong and potentially minimize damage. First, give them adequate water and fertilizer. Second, have them pruned regularly to improve their structure, promote growth, and remove weak or dead branches.
High winds and lightning are just some of the natural elements that can damage trees and leave a mess in your yard. If you need help cleaning up after a storm, give us a call. We provide prompt, reliable service in Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Whispering Pines, Vass, Pinebluff, Seven Lakes, West End, Carthage, and the surrounding communities.
Southern Pines Stump Grinding will remove your fallen trees, broken tree limbs, and other debris, and take care of any damaged branches that are at risk of falling. Call today to get your free quote!