Q. How do I protect my foundation and hardscaping from roots?
Having a proper design and selecting the right plants for your landscape will eliminate the worry of roots doing damage to hardscape and or foundations.
Q. Can I prune roots, which are lifting my sidewalk?
You must be very careful when root pruning. If a large root is cut it will inflict severe damage upon the tree. This will also cause the tree to become unstable and potentially hazardous. Before cutting any roots, you should contact a certified arborist to evaluate the problem and suggest solutions.
Q. Is there a way to check if the tree's roots are healthy and are strong enough to withstand a storm?
An experienced arborist can diagnose any potential problems by observing other symptoms within the tree's canopy, the trunk and the surrounding environment. If you have any doubts about your trees health, contact us before it is too late.