Power Line Safety
POWER LINE SAFETY
Trees are an essential component of our buildings and gardens. They look great on our landscape and make them more beautiful. They act as windbreaker, shades and gathering places for us. If trees are planted in the wrong place they can cause safety hazards. Trees that are too close to power line could affect the transmission of electricity and also increase the risk of electrocution. Keeping your safe trees and shrub away from electric and power lines is a key part of ensuring your household is peaceful and it keeps your electric transmission system safe and functional at all time.
Having a tree well trimmed and safe from any danger or power lines help reduce outage of power and most importantly keep our community and environment safe and hazard free. While you are looking to plant trees in your yard it is very good to take a look at power lines to know where you plant the tree.
Most of all the electricity outages or blackout in Tampa are caused by trees. Trees need to be properly taken care of when they are still beautiful and useful and should be removed when they become hazardous. Power lines could be underground or overhead it is necessary for you to call 911 two days before you start digging for your new tree. If it’s necessary for to plant trees under power lines it is better you choose a type of tree that is short and would not have branches or shrubs that will invade the power lines, Stay safe and Plant Safe.
To ensure your trees will not grow to become a harmful and hazardous tree it is best for you to hire professionals who can foresee and follow the due processes in ensuring that your tree does not grow to become a hazardous one. Here are some few tips and guidelines you can follow to ensure your tree do not grow to become a hazardous one: