Root Barrier Installation

Tomball Arborist is the premier root barrier installation company in Tomball, TX. ​Are You Tired of repairing your drive way due to tree and plant roots uplifting the pavement? Control the area that your tree and plant roots grow. Root barriers are designed not to harm or suffocate the root system, but rather pushes the roots down, causing them to push lower and keeps from growing out into unwanted areas. These root barriers are environmentally safe and come in many different formats.

Creating Root Barriers Tomball, TX

There are physical root barriers made of industrial strength plastics and rubbers that can last up to 15 years. Another type is chemical, which causes impaired root growth, these types of barriers only have a shelf life of 3 to 4 years before having to reapply. Then, there are Hybrid Root Barriers that use both an industrial rubber with chemical pods that are installed in the same manner as the physical barriers. These hybrid barriers use a physical barrier to prevent the roots from expanding out while time releasing chemical pods, that is environmentally safe, to slow the root growth. These barriers tend to last for 7 to 10 years. Each type has its pros and cons, for more information please consult one of our expert arborist, to find out which is best for you and your property.

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