Fire Prevention – Tree Trimming

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Tree Trimming For Fire Prevention

Every year fire season seems to surprise us, but with the fires burning in southwestern Oregon since late July, it’s an unfortunate reminder to make sure that you trim your trees and clean up the landscaping around your yard to prevent a fire from spreading should it come your way.

If you are any distance from town or on any kind of rural property, you should trim your trees and create a “defensible space” around your home every spring. The defensible space around your house is a buffer between your home or any other building on your property and the trees, grass, shrubs, or any wildland area that surround it. This buffer is essential to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire. The cleared space will slow or stop the spread of a fire and protect your home from direct flame or radiant heat that would make it catch fire. Creating a defensible space is also important in order to protect firefighters who may have to defend your home your home.

Advanced Tree Services & Landscaping is a family-owned and operated company that’s been in the Rogue valley for more than 30 years. We understand this area of the country, and the kind of vegetation and greenery we have here. We’re trained and certified in every area of landscaping maintenance, and we can come out and trim the trees on your property as well as clear the area around your home so that it meets Oregon’s safety standards for fire prevention. We can also set up annual maintenance calls to maintain your home and property as well.