With spring around the corner, it is time to consider removing dead, infected or potentially dangerous trees from your property! Tree removal is a big undertaking, especially when you don’t have the proper tools or training to successfully complete the task. That’s where we come in! Wright Tree Service is a highly trained team of experts with the qualifications to remove trees of any size without damage to your property.

But when is it time to remove a tree from your property? Good Question. Here at Wright Tree Service we have put together a quick guide to help you recognize the signs that it is time to say goodbye to your leafy friend!

Why Remove a Tree?

A tree that needs to be removed due to a termite infestation

There are plenty of reasons it could be time to remove a tree from your property, many reasons can be missed if you aren’t looking for them. Read through our simple guide to help you determine when it’s time to call the experts!

Tree Is Dead

Making the decision to remove a dead three from your yard is an easy one, however many people overlook immediately removing the tree stump as well!  It’s incredibly important to remove the tree stump immediately after cutting down the dead three for the following reasons:

  • It lowers your property value
  • It is a hazard for children and adults alike
  • It risks inviting critters such as carpenter ants to make your yard their home. Many species are attracted to tree stumps to start colonies.

Make the smart decision and hire a tree removal expert to handle your tree removal to avoid a headache down the road!


Infected trees can cause widespread damage across your entire yard if not treated properly. Make sure to have an infected tree removed from your property as soon as it is discovered. Left untreated an infected tree can spread the infection to other bushes or trees on your property and cause significant damage to your property.

A large tree fallen on a fence due to tree storm damage

Don’t wait, call an expert to remove infected trees from your yard now!

Risk of Damage To a Building

Trees can pose an unexpected risk to nearby for multiple reasons. The biggest reason people think of is if the tree were to collapse on a household, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage, but a much more insidious threat a tree can pose to your home is the root system of the tree growing into and damaging the foundation of your home.

Call a professional now if you are noticing your tree beginning to lean, or if you notice the roots are growing too close to your home!

Tree Is Damaged By a Storm

Trees damaged after a storm present a significant health and safety risk to anybody walking by. It is important to clear a damaged tree from your yard as soon as possible to avoid injury to yourself or others, or even to prevent property damage resulting in thousands of dollars in repairs.

Contact an expert as soon as possible after a tree is damaged in a storm to protect yourself and others!

Make the Wright Choice, Have Us Remove Your Problematic Tree Today!An arborist using a chipper after tree removal in Ottawa

Wright Tree Service is one of the top three tree removal companies in the Ottawa region. Servicing hundreds of clients per year, we have our process down to a science! You can rest assured your tree will be removed without any damage to your property, and at an affordable price!

Contact us today to take the first step to a healthy yard!