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Is It Time To Remove Your Tree?

Some trees in your backyard may have been there since you were born and have grown with you. That’s not impossible since trees are stable, sturdy, and they can live for a very long time. 

Despite the longevity of trees, external factors can cause them to break apart or be uprooted. When a tree is at risk of falling, it should be immediately acted upon to prevent any accidents and significant damage to properties when it suddenly collapses. This may be hard to accept, especially if the tree has sentimental value for you, but it may be time to have your beloved tree removed.

Signs that You Need to Have Your Tree Removed

There are many instances wherein a tree just falls down without any signs, such as during a storm or earthquake. However, there are also many circumstances wherein the tree shows indications that it will topple down soon. 

Below are the common signs and symptoms that your tree poses risks and, hence, needs to be removed immediately.

Rotten or decaying tree trunk and limbs

Significant decay of a tree’s trunk and limbs may cause it to easily break apart and fall. Trunk and limb decay can be caused by disease, fungal infection, and pest infestation, thereby making the tree part fragile and easier to collapse.

Old age

Generally, old age can make trees brittle and more susceptible to snap off and break. That’s why it is ideal to know the age of the trees in your yard to know which are at risk of falling down. Moreover, you may also want to replace such old trees with young thriving ones for a healthier and youthful garden space.


Although it’s normal for trees to have an inclination, trees may lean abnormally and it’s usually a sign that your tree is at risk of collapsing. Check the tree from every angle so that you can see it wholly and examine any leaning that has just recently occurred. Any unusual disposition in your tree indicates that it would soon fall down.

Decaying roots and unstable ground foundation

The roots of your tree reflect the overall wellness of your tree. Having a good check of the condition of the roots underground can help you assess whether your tree is unstable and is at risk of falling down. Aside from the roots, it is also recommended checking the integrity of the soil base that the tree is rooted in to judge whether it can still hold the entire tree upright.

Should I Remove the Tree Myself or Do I Hire Tree Removal Services?

If you have the guts to perform a tree removal, why not? However, that’s not the only thing you’ll need to carry out such a dangerous and demanding job. Removing a tree is a time-consuming task. Moreover, it’s also a dangerous task, so you must possess the necessary protective gears, proper equipment, and skills to handle the job as safely and efficiently as possible. 

In conclusion, unless you have all of these things, you should discontinue your tree removal venture and just hire professional tree removal services.

Tree Removal Services in Sydney

Hiring a tree removal company can save you tons of money and a lot of effort. 

At Trees Down Under, we strive to ensure your safety around trees. Our team of expert arborists and tree fellers can check up on the trees in your premise that pose the risk of falling down and prevent that from happening. We offer immediate tree removal services so that you and your family are safe from any injuries and your properties safe from damages.

Trees Down Under, we provide 24-hour tree removal services for your needs. Feel free to contact us anytime on 0475 463 597, and we’ll gladly take down risky trees at your place.

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