When it comes to summer storm damage, we here at Giroud have seen it all! We’ve seen tall Poplar trees that have split right in half from high wind gusts. We’ve seen entire root systems from massive Oak trees that have lifted out of the ground soaked from heavy rains. We’ve cleaned up all kinds of trees that have crashed down on top of houses, cars, fences and pools. As Philadelphia weather continues to heat up, the odds of having a major summer storm also intensify. While summer storms are inevitable, property damage doesn’t have to be!
“A summer storm is like a lion attacking the weakest animal in the herd,” says Lou Giroud, President of Giroud Tree and Lawn and ISA Certified Arborist. “Like the lion, summer storms are a force of nature that prey on the weakest trees, tossing huge limbs and slamming entire trees onto homes, cars or other valuable property.”
How do you know if your trees can survive a major summer storm?
Check out Giroud’s Summer Checklist for Trees to know the steps you can take to make your property safe this season. Then, schedule a free evaluation with a tree company with certified arborists and great credentials.
“The best approach is to have a professional tree service with ISA Certified Arborists check tree safety now,” says Lou Giroud, “An arborist will look for cracks, decay, excessive deadwood, structural defects and other problems.”
You may only be able to see obvious issues in your trees, but a Certified Arborist knows how to spot problems that you can’t!
Pre-Storm Tree Inspections are the best way to avoid property damage
Your arborist may make the following recommendations to keep your property safe during summer storm season:
Summer storms can hit without warning, which is why all trees near your home need to be thoroughly evaluated for health and safety. The potential to save you, your family and your home from extensive tree damage is priceless!
Giroud Inspections are Always FREE!
Don’t Wait Until it’s Too Late! Call 215-682-7704 today to schedule your FREE Pre-Storm Tree Inspection so you can avoid emergency property damage later!