>h1>Annually Examine the Health of Your Trees

The second devastating storm in CT  in as many years should cause homeowners to take close stock of the health of the large trees surrounding their homes.  It may be time to call on a certified arborist because of the finding that more than 75 percent of the fallen trees that succumed to bad weather displayed pre-existing signs of correctable conditions that made them vulnerable to falling.  Half of the  structural losses that were sustained by homeowners were due to these falling trees causing annual losses of between $3 billion and $4 billion dollars nationwide with home insurance.  Here is a link to an article to help you spot conditions that should definately result in a call to a certified arborist: http://bit.ly/VXqvRN to minimize losses to your home from tree damage.