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Reasons to Consider Removing a Tree from Your Yard

By: Tricia Craven Worley

You should consider remove a tree from your property if:

  • The tree is clearly dead or close to the end of its life.
  • The tree is blocking the view from a window.
  • The tree has grown too big and is out of proportion with the house.
  • The tree is located near your house and is a species that tends to attract ants or other insects.
  • When an existing tree doesn’t blend well with remodeling or additions on your home.

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  • Kimberli Morrow Says:
    April 28th, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    Hi, I have a very old mulberry tree and about 15 years ago it was struck by lightning and it is taking it a long time to finally flourish and look pretty again but this spring it has two limbs hanging down so heavy they’re touching the ground will this be bad for my tree or should I cut them off?

  • Vicki Says:
    November 8th, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    We have a cedar tree that’s setting close to our house… we’ve noticed a green substance on the side of our house !!! Could this tree be causing the problem ????!!! If so we’re going to cut it down !!!

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Reasons to Consider Removing a Tree from Your Yard