Posted: September 29, 2020

In this Houston Chronicle article, Matt Petty of Davey's South Houston office in Texas discusses proactive steps homeowners can take to protect their trees during storm season.

With hurricane season in full swing and the latest tropical storm moving steadily towards the coast, Sugar Land residents need to know how to protect their homes, yards and cars from destructive winds and downed trees.

Forester Matt Petty from Davey Tree, who advises homeowners to get their property reviewed by an arborist, recently discussed what homeowners should know about trees on their property.

“I’ve seen pretty much every major storm since 2007,” said Petty. “Hurricane Ike was the worst one I've seen personally, because it was rain with heavy winds pushing trees over. People should be aware of what they should do before and after a storm occurs.”

To read the full article, click here.

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