When you have beautiful trees on your property you would not want to imagine that you can get to remove them. However, there are a number of reasons that may force you to remove the trees. The moment your tree becomes a safety hazard, it has to be removed before it can cause destruction. If the tree is dead and decaying, then the appropriate solution would be to remove it. Additionally, if your tree is leaning towards buildings and have weakened limbs, then this can easily be broken by strong winds. Such trees are a threat to your property, loved one and animals as well as your neighbors.

  • Tree removal is necessary if:
  • There are deep cracks in the trunk
  • The tree is decaying or rotting
  • There are dead limbs and branches
  • The tree has become hollow
  • The tree is leaning towards building
  • The roots are damaged
  • The tree is too close to power and utility lines
  • The tree is diseased and has pest infestations

Alternative Solutions to Tree Removal

Tree removal should be the last resort and as such, you should engage a professional who may recommend alternative solutions. Tree removal can be an expensive affair and as such, it is important to weigh your options before making the final decision. Having a tree specialist coming to your property is advisable as they will assess the tree and determine the right cause of action to take.

Here are some alternative solutions to consider:


If the roots of the tree are damaged, mulching may be a perfect solution for the same. This may go a long way in rejuvenating the roots and improving the health of your trees. Tree experts may also use some fertilizers to restore your trees.

Cabling and Bracing

If the tree has an issue with its structural balance, cabling and bracing may enhance the support. If your trees are healthy but leaning in the wrong direction, this may be the right solution.

Trimming and Pruning

This is effective when you have some dead branches or some weak limbs. You may also have the parts that are too close to power lines trimmed.

There are so many reasons when tree removal becomes necessary. However, there are also alternatives that can be used. Contact us Tree Removal Scarborough and let us assess your trees to determine if tree removal is necessary. We have great experience in this industry. 

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