Trees provide us with a multitude of benefits. They can be used for shading, protection from extreme weather, and they can even improve the air quality in your neighborhood.
Trees have many benefits for the environment and for humans. They provide shade and protection from extreme weather conditions, as well as improving air quality in neighborhoods by absorbing carbon dioxide.
Below are a few more reasons to ensure your trees are properly cared for.
Trees Shade and Cool
Trees are an important part of the environment and they have a significant impact on the climate. They help make our communities cooler, healthier and more livable.
Trees can cool the air between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius by shading buildings, reducing heat island effect, absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen.
In urban areas, trees should be placed in strategic locations that can provide maximum cooling benefits to humans as well as other species such as birds or insects that migrate through urban landscapes.
Trees Clean The Air
Trees help filter urban pollutants and fine particulates making the air cleaner to breathe.
It is not just the trees that help clean the air, but also the plants and other vegetation. Plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen, which is beneficial for our environment.
Trees Improve the Soil
Mature trees are beneficial to the environment. They help in improving water quality and enrich the soil with nutrients.
Trees improve water quality by filtering out chemicals and particulate matter from rainwater, preventing them from entering into our rivers, lakes, and oceans. Trees also reduce flooding by absorbing excess rainwater before it has a chance to run off onto impervious surfaces.
Trees Improve Health and Well Being
Trees help reduce noise pollution which can lead to better health. Noise pollution has been linked to increased stress levels.
Studies have study found that the trees help reduce noise pollution by as much as 5-10 decibels. This is because the leaves of the trees act as a natural sound barrier and absorb some of the sound waves. As well as that, people who live near trees have lower blood pressure and are less likely to be obese.
Trees Increase Property Value
Landscaping a property with trees can increase the value of a property by 3% to 15%. People enjoy being around trees and they are a great way to add value to your property.
Trees Support Wildlife
Trees are not just about aesthetics. They provide a multitude of benefits to the local ecosystem in which they grow.
Trees provide massive benefits to the local ecosystem by providing habitat, food, and protection to not just smaller plants, but also larger animals such as birds, mammals, and insects.
If you’d like assistance in maintaining your trees to ensure they have a long life and provide these values to your family and home, just contact us at 479-633-9876 or use our online form. We’d be happy to schedule a visit and provide you with guidance on the best ways to care for your trees.