Trees – Dealing With Storm Damage

Ice, snow and wind storms can cause extensive damage to trees. Snow and ice add tons of extra weight to individual trees. Stems and branches break, while some trees may be completely bent over.

Here’s what you can do after a storm:

Three Categories of Tree Damage

What to Do to Help Trees Recover

Staking and Straightening Trees

What to Do with a Stump

How to Choose an Arborist

Determining the Value of a Tree

Insurance Claims

More Information:

University of Georgia “Storm Damaged Trees”

University of Missouri “Repairing Storm Damage to Trees”

University of Tennessee “Storm Damaged Residential Trees”

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