No one wants to have to remove a tree on their yard. Trees provide us with ample live-giving oxygen, a pleasant breeze, and shade, and carefully positioned trees can save homeowners up to 25% on their heating and cooling costs throughout the year. But tree removal companies are usually contacted when a tree on a homeowner’s lawn is either dead, or dangerously close to the house.
Dead trees attract pests, and large dead branches can be potentially hazardous to a home or anyone walking underneath them. While there are studies that indicate tree roots cannot breach the entire foundation wall, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors reports that the roots can lodge themselves into pre-existing foundation cracks, uplift a foundation if the roots are deep enough, and also suck out moist