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Entries tagged with “Construction”

Before Berm In Place
Blog

Getting to the (tree) root of the problem

Concrete berms built around trees can ultimately be their demise.


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Blog

How Mowers, Weed Trimmers and Wire can Kill Your Tree

Tree dangers lurk all around us. Which one could be harming your valuable tree?


Getth Const Crop
Blog

Tree Protection is Critical During Construction

Protecting your tree's roots, bark and limbs during construction jobs no matter how large or small could save your tree. Issues may not arise for years and by then it could be too late.


Demolition Around Large Trees Sm
Blog

Are Your Trees a Hazard?

Know the signs of tree damage before it's too late!


Ptsconstruction
Blog

Understanding How Your Neighbor’s Construction Could Damage Your Trees

As old homes are torn down, or homeowners add on to home or put in new driveways, you may find yourself, and your trees, a secondary victim to construction damage. Think that fenceline protects you? Think again: Construction in your neighbor’s yard can do permanent damage to your trees.


Ptsbasalwood
Blog

Storm Damage: Fallen tree due to construction decades ago!

We were recently called out to a home in Arlington to remove a toppled tree. Before it fell down, if you were to look a the overall appearance of the tree, it may have appeared to be in good health. But here's what we found.


Pts Tree Protection
Blog

New Construction? Better Protect Your Trees!

There is nothing more heartbreaking than losing large, established tree. One of the reasons for large tree removals is damage due to surrounding construction.


Pts Treeroots
Blog

If your tree was screaming for help, would you hear it?

We are really tough on our urban trees. Often, they're suffering right before our eyes, but we just don't see the signs.


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What's Wrong with My Oak? Could Be Hypoxylon Canker

We were called out to a construction site recently to diagnose oak trees that looked to be struggling or dying. After our arborist inspected the trees, he diagnosed them with hypoxylon canker.


Before Berm In Place Caution Tape
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Root and root flare excavation frees Sycamore from choking mass of construction debris

A berm surrounded a stately Sycamore and we were called upon to free the tree from its encasement of heaped up soil and chunks of concrete and metal so that we could properly expose the surface roots and root flare to the light and air.


PTSconstruction
Identification Guide

Your neighbor's construction project could be damaging your trees.

Is your neighbor two houses away remodeling their home? It could be harming your trees.


Texologo
Articles

TEXO Construction Association: Working together to protect trees

We work with local construction agencies to protect our urban forest.