Do you have limbs that look like they’re about to break off? If so, your tree is vulnerable to serious storm or snow damage. If your trees are starting to split apart, you’ll want to consider tree cabling and bracing as preventative measures to keep them from completely failing.
In some situations, a fork (or union) develops what’s known as “included bark.” These are joints that have formed with a layer of bark in between them. This creates a natural fault line that can fail under stress from heavy snow, ice, wind, or their own weight.
A split that has developed in the fork of a tree. Without cabling it will eventually fail.
This tree was splitting apart and was saved through the use of threaded rods.
Don't let the next big storm or gust of wind take out your tree! Let us help you save it through storm proofing, cabling, or bracing.