Owning your own home or business is usually something you get to enjoy. You have a place to rest and refresh from the world, enjoying the things, activities, and people you love, or you have a place where you follow a passion and make a livelihood from it.
However, in either case, there are also responsibilities that come with it. You have to keep your bills paid, the lights on, and the place physically sound. Some days that’s easy, and other times you wind up in critical situations where you have to call someone in to deal with something that’s either more than you physically handle at the time, or more than you simply have the capability of dealing with.
Sometimes, that means calling a babysitter, an air conditioner technician, a plumber, or someone for garage door repair. However, your responsibilities don’t end at the doorstep. You have to be careful about the yard and terrain around your home or business too, and sometimes that means calling in an emergency tree service.
Anything from a heavy storm to a car wreck might result in a tree needing to be dealt with, and quickly at that. Some trees might get bent or swayed in such a way that they risk being totally uprooted and falling over. Interestingly, some trees can take such damage and be stabilized into a position where they regain strength and growth. Even if they can’t, and especially if they’re already dead or dying, then they need to be secured or removed so they don’t present a falling hazard onto pedestrians, neighbors, pets, cars, and structures.
In general, you need to protect anything that might not survive a tree falling on it, which is most everything, especially your home or business. Even if the tree doesn’t fall and hurt anything, or does fall and doesn’t hurt anything, you might be looking at anything from an eyesore to a government fine or hassle from your HOA.
As you can see, it’s critical that you call in an emergency Tree Service as soon as you can. So, the response time of your service provider is important. However, you don’t want to completely rush this. Just like you might for an emergency plumber or garage door technician, you should call at least three to get a spread of quotes or bids, as well as the chance to see you who trust the most so you can use your instincts to find the right fit.
On top of this though, you also need to vet your emergency tree service a bit depending on what you’re looking for. If you know the tree is dead and needs to come down, then any person or crew with experience in cutting down a tree might serve you well, provided they can establish safe ways of taking down a tree without risking injuries or damage.
On the other hand, if you want the tree stabilized or saved, not anyone with a chainsaw and a positive attitude is going to do. In fact, you might only want a certified arborist to come handle things.