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Don't Plant Trees Too Close to Your Home

Don't Plant Trees Too Close to Your Home

Trees are the true gems of any landscape. They are eye-catching features that can also shade your property from some of Florida's heat. However, when it comes to maintaining trees on your property, there are a few things that we recommend you consider for the health and safety of your family and property in the long haul.

As wonderful as trees can be, large tree roots have been known to cause structural damage if they are spreading out under the soil too closely to your home. Trees can even cause roof and exterior damages if they are close enough to cascade over your home. These and several more issues can occur if your trees are not properly planted. You can avoid all of these issues by following proper tree planting guidelines so that there is ample space between your trees and your home.


Poorly planted trees can cause structural damage to your home and pose a safety hazard to your family.

Trees can cause structural damage in several different ways when they are not planted correctly on your property. Some of the problems that you should be aware of include the following:

  • Large tree roots pose the biggest threat to your property. Trees are humble giants, but they require the right amount of space in order to grow their large and astonishingly strong roots. No matter the amount of space they have, a tree's roots will find ways to spread out underneath your soil. This is often what causes structural damage. Poorly planted trees can break up...
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