We live on a block lined with trees on both sides. Over the years neighbors stopped keeping the trees pruned. When the homes were owned by the original builders, there was more pride and dedication that went into keeping everything nice. As landlords took over many properties, the trees just were left to grow. Now they have become a hazard. A branch fell from a tree next door and flattened the roof of a friend’s car who was visiting. Some of us got together to contact a Nassau County tree removal service to see what could be done about the trees on our street.
We were going to speak with our local council about obtaining some grant money to either have the trees pruned or removed. The Nassau County tree removal company advised us that many of the trees had signs of rot and disease and needed to all come down. It would change the look of our quaint tree-lined street, but it was an important thing to get done for the safety of everyone here. I was amazed at what the weight of a single large branch could do to a metal roof on a vehicle. Continue reading