Tree lopping involves cutting off large sections of a tree. In certain instances, lopping is the best tree maintenance technique to employ, and your tree specialist will be able to advise you accordingly. Regardless of the circumstances that make tree lopping necessary, there are three main benefits, as highlighted, that you can look forward to enjoying.
1. Enhanced Safety
Concern for the safety of human and animal life, as well as property, is one of the primary reasons that will inform the decision to perform tree lopping. Some sections of mature trees are susceptible and less stable in extreme weather conditions, such as heavy rains and windy storms. These sections may fall off at any time, causing injury to people and pets and destroying property. Lopping is also an effective way to keep trees clear of overhanging power lines. Trees that are left to grow too close to the power lines may be an electric shock hazard, and may cause power outages and fires. Lopping such trees eliminates this risk and ensures safety.
2. Improved Tree Health
Tree lopping is a good tree maintenance practice which, if correctly done, will improve the health of your tree. For starters, cutting off sections of the tree that are affected by the disease can prevent the spread of the disease, preserving the health of the rest of the tree. Additionally, you can avoid infection by cutting off certain sections, such as those which are dead. These dead sections are often more susceptible to pest infestations, and growth of mould and fungi -- all of which may cause disease. It is also worth noting that with skilful tree lopping, new, healthier and stronger branches will grow in the place of the cut-off limbs and tree sections.
3. For Aesthetics
Large trees with overgrown parts spreading out all over can look quite unpleasant. Lopping, as with trimming and other tree pruning techniques, can drastically enhance the appearance of any tree by improving its shape and size. With this improved aesthetic, you will increase your curb appeal and can look forward to fetching a better price for your property, should you decide to sell. A skilled tree lopping and tree removal specialist will do it in such a way that, when the cut off sections grow back in the future, they will do so in such an amount and direction as is desirable. Only by working with skilled and experienced tree care professionals who will get the job done right can you genuinely look forward to enjoying these and other benefits of tree lopping.