The most obvious reason to remove tree roots and/or a tree stump is that it serves as a reminder that a tree once stood there.

However, there is more to it, since tree stumps and roots pose a big risk to properties and individuals.

For this reason, you want them removed for your peace of mind. If you are just trying to save a tree but need to get rid of the pesky roots that are clogging up the sewer line or cracking your sidewalk, we also have your Ottawa tree care needs covered. Whatever the reason is, be sure to read this article before removing any tree roots.

Professional Tree Root Removal in Ottawa

tree roots in ottawa yardTaking out tree roots or tree stumps is not a task you should be carrying out by yourself.

Trees’ underground root systems can spread 20 feet deep or more, and only knowledgeable and certified arborists will be able to remove them in a professional, safe manner.

Digging out tree roots is the fastest, but more laborious ways to get rid of them.

On top of that, you could get seriously injured during the process.

In some cases, physical root removal may prove difficult. If you find yourself unable to dig those roots out, please consider hiring a professional. Under no circumstances you should use machinery, such as chainsaws, you are not familiar with.

The cost of tree root removal will depend on the size and location of the stump, but you will be investing in safety and tranquility.

Tree Root Removal without Damage to the Tree

tree stump in ottawa yardLike the absence of stumps, beautiful, healthy trees will add value to your property.

If you happen to live in Ottawa and want to save a tree which root network is tearing up your sidewalk or clogging up your plumbing, you can have the roots trimmed back.

All you have to do is get hold of your local tree root removal company – countless Ottawa homeowners and property managers trust Croft Tree Experts for tree stump removal and tree root removal.

Numerous studies prove that properties with mature, good-looking trees attract buyers and tenants.

Trees and well-mantained landscapes simply make the places we live and work more captivating, so you want yours to be in the best possible hands.

Chemicals for Tree Root Removal? 

tree roots in ottawa yardTree roots can grow deep below ground in search for nutrients and moisture. Your local certified arborist will assess your tree or stump and help you figure out the best root removal method.

Alternatively to physical root removal, herbicide is sometimes applied to stumps – however recent laws and regulations prohibit the sale of many such chemicals in Canada, as they are not beneficial for the environment, ecosystem or people.

Keep in mind that, since roots of the same species usually grow together when they touch, chemicals might end up killing other nearby trees and/or vegetation.

Who to Contact for Tree Root Removal in Ottawa

Have tree roots and tree stumps removed by professionals won’t set you back as much as you might think.

Croft Tree Experts offer the highest quality services at very competitive prices. Get in touch with us today. We are looking forward to helping you with your Ottawa tree care needs.