Tree is damaging spouting, cladding, foundations

Tree too close to building – damaging spouting, cladding, foundations

Causes

Growth

Wrong tree selected for location

Tree roots cracking foundation walls

Common

Cause

Growth

Repair

  • trim growth to be clear of building or have work done by professional arborists

Cause

Wrong tree selected for location

Repair

  • trim growth to be clear of building or have work done by professional arborists
  • alternatively, remove and replace with lower growing planting

Cause

Tree roots cracking foundation walls

Repair

remove tree and roots, consult chartered professional (structural) engineer to determine repairs to foundation