Davey Takes on a Tough Tree Test August 11, 2015
Mature trees provide us many benefits, but if they are not properly maintained, trees can become huge safety risks. That is why Davey helped remove a hazardous 220-foot Douglas fir tree in Santa Cruz County, California. Davey employees complete necessary challenges to keep safe the clients and communities crewmembers serve. That is why one crew helped remove a hazardous 220-foot tall Douglas fir tree with a 12-foot-trunk-diameter for client Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in Santa Cruz County, California.
This massive Douglas fir stood only 20 feet from electrical wires parallel to a busy county road. Neil Fischer, principal program manager at PG&E, said if the tree were to fall it would cause tremendous damage to the community.
Davey employees climbed the ginormous tree and removed it section by section, starting at the top. The tree was successfully removed, leaving the community a safer place.Read More
6 Signs It Might Be Time to Remove Your Tree March 17, 2014
Trees. They're shields of protection along the edges of your property. They're Mother Nature's masterpieces in your own backyard. They're beautiful, comforting and unconditional-loving. They're family.
So, removing a tree from your landscape--your life--could be a difficult experience to encounter.Just imagine looking out of your kitchen window, expecting to see the great, big oak tree that once occupied the far left corner of your lot. Rather than watching its branches sway in the early morning breeze, you'd be observing an open, empty sapce hanging over freshly dug dirt where the tree's roots once grew.
Trees' numerous benefits occur physically, mentally and emotionally. And it's the everyday happiness we feel in their presence that often matters most.Read More
Time for a Quick Safety Check! March 13, 2014
Imagine driving along the countryside roads on a bright, sunny day-rays of light warm your smiling face as open windows welcome fresh air to circulate throughout the interior of your car.
You're happy to spend this moment soaking in the pleasant weather you've hoped to experience for oh-so-long-when all of a sudden that pesky service engine light illuminates within the display on your dashboard. Although this interruption to your carefree moment notifies you of something that needs attention, you appreciate the prompt reminder. As the saying goes, it's better to be safe than sorry, especially when it comes down to protecting your most valued possessions for the sake of lengthening their lifetimes.
Trees, for example, are incredible assets to your landscape and can provide so many benefits. But sometimes, trees can pose a safety risk. It's not their fault really; it's more of a situation of their surroundings.Read More