How Tree Pruning Can Reduce Storm Damage
Proper tree pruning and trimming can definitely help provide your tree with the very best defenses against all types of storms including rain, lightning, thunder, snow, ice and wind. There is one major reasonf or this. It’s mostly due to the fact that we trim away braches that are dead, diseased, rubbing or broken.
Doing this allows us to reduce the weight load of those unnecessary branches on the tree. Therefore this reduces the stress on the inital structure allowing wind to pass through in a much easier way. Healthy trees have been proven to withstand damage. When we cut away foliage, it can help your tree withstand some of the worst storms.