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08 Apr 2014
Homeowners Associations and their residents can be at risk when amateur and unsafe contractors are hired for landscape and tree maintenance.

Is A Contracted Landscaper or Tree Crew Putting Your HOA At Risk?

Homeowners Associations are tasked with enforcing neighborhood deed restrictions, protecting property values and maintaining the beauty of the community for residents. In order to help maintain the beauty and health of grass, trees and landscape gardens in community entrances and shared common areas, HOAs hire tree and landscape maintenance crews on a contract basis for their services.

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04 Apr 2014
Don’t Get Scammed By Amateur Tree Crews!

Don’t Get Scammed By Amateur Tree Crews!

Each year in Houston there are always several weather conditions that can leave area trees damaged and in need of repairs. For example, this winter Houston experienced two waves of icy winter weather, leaving heavy condensation on tree branches that led to breaks and fallen limbs. Heavy rains, lightning or strong winds can negatively impact area trees to such an extent that tree owners need tree care services to help with tree trimming and debris removal.

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28 Mar 2014
When surface roots begin to appear in your lawn, Embark can help protect the roots and your landscape to prevent tree damage.

What To Do About Surface Tree Roots

As trees grow and mature, their delicate root system will expand outward from the tree, just like the limbs and branches. Although tree roots typically expand underground, they are not buried far below ground but instead stay much closer to the surface of the soil. Unfortunately for tree owners, some tree roots begin to appear above the soil surface, making the enjoyment and maintenance of a landscape much more difficult.

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05 Mar 2014
The Many Dangers Of Broken Tree Limbs

The Many Dangers Of Broken Tree Limbs

With more icy weather hitting the Houston area recently, many homes and residential areas saw a large number of broken branches, fallen limbs and toppled trees throughout the city. While much of the debris has been removed for safety reasons, there are still many trees throughout the greater Houston area with large dangling limbs or broken branches still attached to trees.

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04 Mar 2014
Should This Tree Remain On My Property?

Should This Tree Remain On My Property?

In last week's blog post, we looked at the many reasons why residential property owners allow unhealthy or dangerous trees to remain on their property. Today, we're going to look at how fruit and shade trees become unsafe or dangerous over time, and why they should be removed from residential properties. Property owners need to know if their trees are still safe to remain on their property before disaster strikes.

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28 Feb 2014
Why Do Owners Leave Unhealthy Trees On Their Property?

Why Do Owners Leave Unhealthy Trees On Their Property?

Trees are often one of the most distinguishable and notable aspects of a residential property. They can add tremendous aesthetic, environmental and financial value to a property, especially when they are healthy and well-maintained. However, too often property owners allow unhealthy or dangerous trees to remain on their property, threatening their own personal safety and nearby structures and buildings.

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14 Feb 2014
Why Outstanding Safety Practices Matter In Tree Care

Why Outstanding Safety Practices Matter In Tree Care

As one of the largest metro areas in the country by square mile, Houston is home to a very large number of beautiful trees found throughout the city. Because our expansive city has many trees, there is also a great need for tree care services near homes and other residential areas.

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07 Feb 2014
Simple Ways To Care For Your Trees

Simple Ways To Care For Your Trees

The Houston area is home to a vast array of trees that offer residential properties beauty, shade and economic value. While many plants and flowers in the area need frequent maintenance and upkeep, trees have an easier time establishing their roots and growing well with far less maintenance for property owners. For tree owners interested in protecting and promoting the growth, health and value of their trees for generations to come, there are a few important tips to remember.

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31 Jan 2014
How Does Icy Weather Impact Trees, Lawns and Gardens?

How Does Icy Weather Impact Trees, Lawns and Gardens?

The Houston area has been experiencing Arctic blasts that bring the region below-freezing temperatures, high winds and icy weather. Although the ice accumulations are not heavy and the cold weather does not stay long, their impact on our local trees, gardens and plants can be significant. To ensure the health and vitality of residential properties, it is important to have Certified Arborists and Landscape Professionals evaluate trees, landscape gardens and turf to assess damage.

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28 Jan 2014
If a tree falls on your residential property during the icy weather, Embark's Emergency Storm Response team offers prompt, safe and reliable tree removal services 24/7.

Help! My Tree Just Fell Over!

For a residential property owner, this is a phrase they hope to never have to say. Unfortunately, trees can topple over and fall onto surrounding structures, property, or even people at any time, so there is always a possibility of this disaster occurring on any kind of property. With Houston experiencing another Arctic blast of icy weather, there is a much greater risk for trees to become overburdened by the weight of precipitation and topple over. When the unthinkable happens and a tree on a residential property falls down, what can the property owner do?

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