Posted: August 05, 2021

In this ABC7 TV interview, Marcus Parker from Davey's Southeast Chicago office talks about how you can prevent storm damage before a storm hits, as well as what to do about pests and drought. 

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It has been a little over a month since a massive tornado hit DuPage County, and the Chicago area has been dealing with more summer storms as well as drought since.

The result from the storms and drought has been damaged yards and trees. Marcus Parker, arborist and district manager for the Southeast Chicago Division of the Illinois Davey Tree Office, said people should get damaged trees inspected by an expert.

"You know, there's things that don't always meet the eye, things we could look for: cracked limbs, cavities on trees, discoloration, deformed growth habits that should be fixable before a storm hits," Parker said. "Unfortunately, a lot of times, these don't happen until afterwards."

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