In this world of technology, where a single screen can provide books, games, TV and education, children are missing out on the simple pleasures that today's adults once enjoyed. According to a recent report by Savlon and Play England, a quarter of children between the ages of 6-15 have never rolled down a hill, while a third of children have never climbed a tree. Where once the world outside was a place of wonder and adventure for children, it has now taken a back seat to the more convenient, as well as simpler, world of technology.
14 April 2017
Homeowners will cut down a tree on their property for various reasons. Most commonly, this is because the tree is dying, is posing a risk of property damage or has started leaning to one side. When faced with the prospect of tree removal, some people may opt to have the tree cut down and a stump left in its place. Tree cutting is less time consuming than complete tree removal; however, in some situations, it would be essential to consider the complete elimination of the tree including its root system.
4 April 2017
It is frowned upon to remove a tree that is entirely healthy. Thus, most homeowners will only consider tree removal if their tree is dying and it is just a matter of time before it topples over. Nonetheless, some other situations require the need for tree removal services. If you are not aware of the signs and symptoms, then you could end placing yourself and your property at risk. So what are some of the top reasons why tree removal would be crucial?
4 April 2017
If you own cherry trees, you will want to ensure that they are kept in peak condition. There is a range of different varieties of cherry tree which will thrive in the warm Australian climate, producing wonderful flowers and tasty fruit. However, your fruit trees are at risk of damage caused by disease, rotting and fungus growth. Below is a guide to 3 common problems which can affect your cherry trees and the steps you need to take to combat them.
23 March 2017
Several factors can cause trees to fall, some of which are beyond your control. If there are strong winds or heavy storms in your area, they can make large tree branches to break and tree trunks to splinter and split. Such environmental factors are beyond human control, especially during the winter. However, if you don't maintain and regularly inspect your trees, they can contract diseases and weaken. When a tree falls on your backyard for whatever reason, it is essential for you to take the following steps to ensure your safety and protect your property.
21 March 2017
Stump removal is an important process which should be performed after a tree cutting project in your residential property. In ideal circumstances, the stump will decay and the tree roots will die eventually. However, this process takes a long time, and it can cause extensive inconvenience. In simple terms, a tree stump in your property will be unattractive and even lower the likability of your home. Moreover, the stump can cause tripping accidents and subsequent injuries.
10 March 2017
Trees can provide the much-needed shade from the scorching sun during the summer months while adding a beautiful natural look and feel to your home's exterior. However, they can become a pain when some of their branches overgrow and hang over your roof. Tree branches can scrape against the roof's shingles and damage it. Also, when the leaves fall on your gutter, they can lead to mold, degrade the gutters, and cause leaks.
7 March 2017