Friday, October 5, 2012

Oh No! Your trees were damaged during the construction!

Inevitable, no matter how hard we plan for our trees to remain healthy, accidents happen.  Especially during a construction phase, it is easy for trees to succumb to various ailments from being damaged through the process.  Here are a few tips on what you can do if your tree became damaged during construction.

~Repairing Damaged Trees~
After construction activities have ended, it is important to provide a level of care to trees to help them overcome any unintended damage. It can take trees years to recover from construction damage, so be dilligent!

~Aftercare - Following Up~

• Watering – make sure the tree is getting sufficient water, especially if an excavation has caused roots to dry out or die

• Mulching – mulching around the base of the trees helps the tree retain moisture and protect it from lawnmowers and other potential hazards.

• Monitoring – keep an eye out for sudden changes in the tree's appearance, drying or wilting of leaves, dieback, or other symptoms of potential problems.

Anything else that seems more severe would require the attention of a tree service or a certified arborist. Here at Trees "R" Us, Inc. we have 4 certified arborists on staff that deal with ailing and needy trees on a daily basis.  We can help you solve your tree issues, so contact us for more information.

Trees "R" Us, Inc. prides itself not only on being the best tree service in the suburbs of Chicago, but also in educating its customers about trees, tree maintenance and tree care. As tree service providers to the North shore, north suburbs, and northwest suburbs of Chicago, we offer exceptional tree trimming, tree removals, stump grinding and plant health care.  Contact Trees "R" Us, Inc. today for more information or an analysis of your trees and plants.  Check us out on the web at or call us at 847-913-9069.


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