Trees are extremely beneficial to both planet earth and humanity. Not only do they improve our air quality, but they can literally dictate our moods with the oxygen they provide. And for homeowners, trees can be beneficial in unexpected ways. In fact, the presence of trees in a yard or front lawn can reduce the incidence of noise pollution by a whopping 40% while reducing heating costs by as much as 15%. And while that number seems small, it can equal to a whole lot of savings.
But during the winter, trees are vulnerable to a smattering of damage from heavy snow, winds, and plummeting temperatures. Because of this, practicing proper tree care is extremely important.
To get you started, here are some vital winter tree maintenance tips