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Protect your valuable trees for many years from the permanent, destructive forces of lightning. 


How lightning protection works

Lightning protection for trees provides the lightning bolt a preferred path to the ground. Periodic checks are important to ensure that the protection system remains effective and non-invasive for a growing tree.









Lightning protection installations use all U. L. certified copper cables and ground rods, brass fasteners, and stainless steel bolts in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A300 Part 4

* It is not recommended to use aluminum in trees for lightning protection.






What trees should be protected

Trees that should be equipped with lightning protection systems include:

      • Historical trees or those of unusual value
      • Shade trees within 10 ft of a building
      • Trees with branches overhanging buildings
      • Tall trees in recreational or park areas
      • Trees located in isolation on golf courses, in pastures,  in hills, etc.

according to the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA).




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