Avoid planting willow, alder and maple trees near power lines
Dave Murnen & Pat Beaty | The Daily World
We like to think — and encourage — safety first when it comes to any home repair.
Last week we talked a lot about safely using ladders and also reminded you all to call 811 two business days before digging more than a foot deep on your property to make sure you aren’t going to run into any underground utilities. This service usually involves no cost to you.
Today we’re taking a closer look at the trees near and around your house.
NeighborWorks of Grays Harbor is a nonprofit organization that deals with all kinds of housing issues, so it only takes one winter here to realize that falling trees can impact the safety and well-being of our houses and the residents living in them.
Even if a tree never comes crashing through your house, it’s likely you have been affected by a power outage at some time due to a broken limb or felled tree somewhere along the power line that serves you…(Read the full story)