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Posted: August 30, 2021

In this Quincy Sun article, George Barth from Hartney Greymont, a Davey company, in Needham, shares steps you can take to lower the chance of damage to your trees and property after a storm. 

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From flooding to extreme winds, storms can wreak havoc, causing broken branches, uprooted trees, and even safety risks.  However, there are steps you can take to lower the chance of damage during a storm – and they don’t take long.

“With a few simple steps, homeowners can do important care and maintenance to keep their trees and property safe and secure in a severe storm,” says George Barth, ISA certified arborist at Hartney Greymont, a Davey company. Before the storm hits, Barth recommends this 4-Step Tree Safety Checklist:

To read George's steps, click here

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