Trees roots can be an issue when in their search for water come into close proximity of structures, pathways or landscaping etc. Certain species of tree have more adventurous roots then others and can have a greater impact on your property.
Common root problems include:
- Trip hazards
- Lifting or cracking of pavers or concrete
- Breaching the surface of your lawn
- Pushing on footings and retaining walls.
- Entering into pipes
Fortunately there are things that can be done to rectify these issues while also retaining the tree. Cutting of a trees roots incorrectly can have a devastating result on the tree causing death or in worst cases it can cause the tree to fall over.
We have methods that can alleviate these problem roots in a way that will cause minimal damage to the tree so you and your trees can live together in harmony. Root barriers are a great way to direct the trees roots away from infrastructure or alternatively root pruning can be undertaken.