Our first impulse is to save your tree. Economical braces or cabling trees is a great way to save your tree.
Tree cabling and bracing is the installation of flexible steel strand cables and braces in trees to reduce stress damage from high winds, the weight of ice or snow and heavy foliage. As certified arborists, our goal is to help strengthen weak branches or limbs so that they are better able to withstand severe weather and to improve their longevity and reduce potential risk.
Weak limbs are not always obvious, so you should contact your local professional arborist to assess your trees. Your local tree doctor can help you identify particular weak points and examine bark or large codominant stems, which can be signals of tree weakness that need tree cabling and bracing.
Maintenance following tree cable and brace installation is minimal but also important, and the hardware should be inspected periodically by a professional arborist.
Call us for an evaluation. We’ll give you professional advice and options.