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Giroud Crew Tackles Trees Damaged in High Winds

Over the last week, our area has experienced some intense storms with high winds. When the sudden winds gusts blew through at over 50 mph, some local homeowners suffered property damage from falling trees and large, heavy branches snapped off and crashed down. Thankfully, Giroud is always available for emergency storm damage calls. Read on…

April 16, 2020
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Massive Oak Tree Crushes House in Oreland, PA!
Last week on Halloween night, we experienced our first big storm of the fall, and it caught many of us off guard! As trick-or-treaters were heading home to count their candy, the winds were increasing in speed and rain was whipping through the area. We received several calls here at Giroud for storm damage, and...
November 7, 2019
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Girdling Roots and a Cracked Trunk: 1 Tree, 2 Problems
Leaning Elm Tree from Cracked Girdling Roots It can be incredibly frustrating to learn that an important tree on your property is dying, especially when you don’t see the signs until it is too late. One Giroud customer called on Arborist, Mike Chenail, to help them understand what was causing their American Elm to suddenly...
August 15, 2019
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Warning Signs for Tree Removal

October 24, 2017
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Surprising Truths about Tree Removal

You look up at a dead tree and think: How hard can it be to cut it down? The reality is often very deceiving. Just consider a simple tree limb. It can weigh more than 2,000 lbs! Now imagine that much weight cut loose from the tree, speeding through the air towards…what? That’s the big question! Your tree removal crew needs to know exactly how to bring the tree down safely without damaging your property. It’s not always easy. It takes: expert rigging to tie off and bring down the limb; precise cuts; the right equipment; and, a trained crew that works in perfect sync together. Check out this video. Rob Nagy, Giroud Arborist, shows how our crew set up special rigging to remove a dead Pine tree located next to a house. Concerned about a tree that may need removal? Give us a call!

October 24, 2017
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