Q. When is the best time to perform a topping or crown reduction on a tree?
A. During the cold months between November and February, after the leaves have fallen off.
Q. When do I need to use cabling to prevent a tree from losing a limb?
A. Cabling should be used when a tree could be damaged or even killed by a limb breaking free.
Q. If a neighbor's dead tree falls and does damage to my property, whose insurance covers it?
A. Property owners are responsible for the damage if they received prior notification that their trees are dangerous and need to be removed. They must have a written document acknowledging this. This is the only time they are responsible for the damage. Otherwise, it is always the homeowner's responsibility.
Q. If a tree is struck by lightning can it survive?
A. Yes, it can.
Q. How much of a tree can I cut off before it's harmed?
A. You can remove up to 1/3 of a tree's foliage before you run the risk of killing it.