Tree lopping is usually a part of a landscaping process wherein trees in the backyard are reshaped to blend with the environment. A tree is reshaped by trimming off its branches and limbs to limit its height. In some instances, when branches begin to grow, they are trained according to a direction desired through application of guide wires. However, tree lopping is not always for aesthetic purposes because trees require proper maintenance so that they do not die prematurely.
If the trees in your backyard are properly maintained, they can add beauty and value to your property. If the trees are located close to your home, it is important to remove the branches that are hanging over the home to prevent damages during an extremely strong wind. Additional damage usually occurs when the branches burrow on the shingles causing the roof to leak.
Utility companies regularly trim off trees that grow into the power lines to prevent the risks of power loss but they only do the trimming of trees near the main thoroughfare. Trees in private properties are the responsibility of the homeowners. Regular trimming will prevent the branches from going to the power lines. It will also eliminate the risks of dead branches falling to damage the roof of the car. Even the low hanging branches have to be trimmed off because they can be dangerous to people walking under them.
However, tree lopping is a task that must only be undertaken by professionals. Even if you have some skills with the chainsaw, the task is quite dangerous because you have to climb the tree to trim the branches off. If the branches are near power lines, the risks are even greater.
Tree Lopping Perth makes use of proper personal protective equipment for safety when they lop trees off at certain times of the year. By hiring the professionals for the task, you minimize the possibility of the tree dying due to trauma. This is particularly true when trees are sculpted for landscaping purposes.
An option for many homeowners is to trim off excess limbs so that the tree will sprout new leaves and flowers.