When Is the Best Time to Have a Tree Removed?

By: McCullough Tree Service| On: September 30, 2018

When to Remove That Tree in Florida?

Sometimes there is no way to avoid having a tree on your property removed. If your tree is damaged past the point of no return, it should be removed before it has a chance to cause personal injuries or significant property damage. Believe it or not, there is a better time of the year to take down a tree. The best time is in the late fall and early winter, when all the trees are dormant for the season. The lack of leaves makes the tree much easier to remove and manage.

Here’s a quick guide to how to handle tree removal in Florida.

Get a Professional Assessment of the Tree
Trees that are decaying or diseased don’t always show any signs until they inflict serious damage. Since it’s incredibly challenging to judge the structural security of a tree and its roots without a background of hands-on experience managing trees, it’s best to leave the risk assessment process to the staff at a professional tree service. These professionals have extensive knowledge about how to handle trees according to their species, soil type, and disease symptoms, and can give you a comprehensive diagnosis that contains the details of your tree’s condition. With this information, you can decide how to plan to move forward with the tree removal process.

Refrain From Attempting to Remove a Tree Yourself
While it’s tempting to try and save money by removing a tree on your property without professional assistance or support, it’s imperative to consider the safety risks of making this decision. Though saving a few bucks might be helpful, putting the safety of you, your family, and your home on the line to do so is not worth saving the costs of hiring a team of experienced tree removers.

A tree removal is best conducted by highly trained professionals who will arrive ready with all the equipment and safety gear they need to safely remove a tree from your property. Investing in a professionally executed tree removal will ensure the safety of you, your family, and your property throughout the removal process and in the aftermath.

Sources:

https://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/woody/pruning-when.shtml

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep450

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/palm-trees-dormant-winter-101765.html