Thursday, November 28, 2013

Leave Tree Removal to a Skilled Cairns Arborist for Safety Reasons

A house surrounded by strong, beautiful trees is quite a nice and relaxing view to come home to at the end of a tiring day. But when the trees look unhealthy, and have some dead and rotting branches, it's time to have them removed. These are hazard trees, or those that pose a threat to the health and safety of people, or can cause damage to the property. For such instances, even homeowners who are able to remove the trees themselves may best call a Cairns arborist, or one near their area, to reduce the risk for accidents and damage to property. Home Improvement Pages suggests homeowners make sure the arborists they hire are insured: You should always make sure that the professional carries the correct insurances – at least public liability and personal insurance. Ideally, they’ll also have professional indemnity insurance. Of course, you’ll want to make sure that your professional is fully qualified and experienced, and that they have good references.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tips for Vegetable Management & Tree Lopping in Cairns by December

Before summer is the preferred time to do vegetation management such as tree lopping in Cairns. This is because summer (December - February) is monsoon season when rains and cyclones come. The Cairns Regional Council says it best: Vegetation management on your property is a year-round task. Do not leave this to the last month before the wet season or the day before the cyclone arrives. Most trees in the tropics can be pruned at any time of the year because they grow all year around. It is much better for the tree to prune it during the year and to allow it respond with new growth prior to the cyclone season, than to repair or remove a cyclone-damaged tree. Look for signs of trunk damage, wood rot, termites and dieback in the branches. Seek advice from an arborist. If December comes and one cannot squib out of managing the trees or vegetation by that time, then some tips below should help ease the job.