Trees add to beauty of any property. Tactically placed trees in right spots provide shelter from sun and attract birds and butterflies to your garden. However, certain tree species can be unsuitable for a particular property for a number of reasons. If you are planning to buy a house in near future (that have on trees), it is advisable to get expert advice on the trees before buying a house. Here are five reasons for that:
1.Invasive root structure
Trees have their own elaborate root structure (even smaller tress such as Willows have strong roots) that can easily stretch over 20-30 ft. While a strong root system helps trees in remaining healthy, they can damage a house structure seriously (if planted too close to the foundation).
2.Difficult to detect tree diseases
Trees are living organisms and prone to diseases. While some of them are obvious,, others can be hidden from common observation (decaying starts from the inside of the tree) and only an expert can diagnose. If left untreated, they can result in a costly tree removal.
Trees are natural habitat for all kinds of life to include pests. Some of these pests can be invasive and have the potential to reproduce uncontrollably (hemipteran, clearwing and flat headed borers). When infested trees are near located close to a property, they can invade and cause serious damage to structure. An expert can identify the problem and recommend pest control measures in time.
4.Trees with high maintenance costs
All flora requires attention and maintenance. However, certain species of trees need much more maintenance and care than others. A particular example is of peach tree that requires regular disease management and comprehensive annual pruning for healthy appearance. Only an expert can advise you on such intricate matters.
5.Trees in danger of falling
Falling trees can cause serious damage to any property and certain types of trees are much more prone to damage caused by windstorms or uprooting due to floods. An expert can detect such trees.
Professional arborists can detect a lot of potential issues with trees on a property that you intend to buy. Seeking professional advice can help you in preempting tree problem before they occur. Call the tree service Virginia Beach relies on to professionally assess your trees.