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The Importance of Professional Tree Inspections Before Hurricane Season in the Lowcountry

As hurricane season approaches in the Lowcountry, it's essential for homeowners to take proactive steps to protect their properties. One often-overlooked aspect of hurricane preparedness is professional tree inspection. Kolcun Tree Care, led by certified arborists Michael and Rebecca Kolcun, offers expert tree inspection services to help you safeguard your home. Here’s why professional tree inspections are crucial before hurricane season and how our services can make a difference.

Identifying Potential Hazards

During a professional tree inspection, our certified arborists thoroughly examine your trees for potential hazards. This includes identifying dead or dying trees, weak branches, and structural defects that could cause a tree to fall or break during high winds. Early detection of these issues allows for timely intervention, reducing the risk of damage to your property.

Preventing Property Damage

Fallen trees and broken branches can cause significant damage to homes, vehicles, and other structures. By addressing potential hazards before a storm hits, you can minimize the risk of costly repairs and ensure the safety of your family. Kolcun Tree Care’s comprehensive inspections help you take preventive measures, such as pruning, bracing, or removing problematic trees.

Enhancing Tree Health and Resilience

Healthy trees are more likely to withstand the impact of severe weather. Our inspections go beyond hazard identification; we also assess the overall health of your trees. This includes checking for signs of disease, pest infestations, and nutrient deficiencies. Based on our findings, we provide recommendations for treatments and maintenance practices to enhance your trees' health and resilience.

Expert Pruning and Maintenance

Proper pruning is a critical aspect of hurricane preparedness. Removing dead or weak branches reduces the likelihood of breakage during a storm, while thinning the canopy decreases wind resistance. Kolcun Tree Care offers expert pruning services tailored to each tree’s specific needs, ensuring they are strong and well-prepared for hurricane season.

Safe Tree Removal

In some cases, removing a tree is the best option to protect your property. Trees that are too close to structures, power lines, or other critical areas pose a significant risk during hurricanes. Our team can safely and efficiently remove hazardous trees, minimizing disruption and ensuring your property remains safe.

Customized Emergency Response Plans

Even with the best preparations, hurricanes can cause unexpected damage. Having an emergency response plan in place is crucial. Kolcun Tree Care provides customized emergency response plans, including contact information and priority services in the event of storm damage. This ensures you receive prompt assistance when it matters most.

Post-Storm Assessments and Recovery

After a hurricane, it’s important to assess any damage and address new risks. Our post-storm assessments identify weakened trees and branches, allowing for prompt removal or stabilization. This proactive approach helps prevent further damage and promotes a quicker recovery for your landscape.

Why Choose Kolcun Tree Care?

Kolcun Tree Care brings over 20 years of experience and a deep commitment to the Lowcountry community. As certified arborists, Michael and Rebecca Kolcun lead a team dedicated to providing top-quality tree care services. We understand the unique challenges posed by hurricane season and offer personalized solutions to protect your property.


Professional tree inspections are a vital component of hurricane preparedness in the Lowcountry. Kolcun Tree Care’s expert services help identify potential hazards, enhance tree health, and provide peace of mind as you face the storm season.

Submit an inquiry through our website, or give us a call at 843-757-8050 to schedule an inspection or learn more about our hurricane preparedness services. Let us help you protect your home and ensure the safety of your property during hurricane season.

By investing in professional tree inspections from Kolcun Tree Care, Lowcountry homeowners can effectively mitigate the risks associated with hurricane season. Contact us today to ensure your trees and property are storm-ready.

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