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How Should We Save Trees?

There are a few answers to the question, how should we save trees? As essential as they are to cleaning our air and providing us with oxygen, people need to start wondering what can be done to prolong the life of our trees. Not only do we need to ask the question, how should we [...]

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How Can My Municipality Help Save The Trees?

“If we want to nurture and support a healthy ecosystem, we should ask ourselves: How can I help save trees in my city? Next time you go for a walk, take a look around at how many trees border the sidewalk. There are quite a few. Now look around at how many tree roots have [...]

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Construction Practices to Save Trees

Urban planners are always looking out for construction practices to save trees. After all, trees provide immeasurable benefits to communities. However, tree roots often grow well beyond their initial planting area. This growth can wreak havoc with anything that lies in their path. Sidewalks are particularly susceptible to upheaval or damage from tree roots. Over [...]

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How to Make Concrete Sidewalks

Figuring out how to make concrete sidewalks is part of the battle, the other part is how to ensure it will last over time. Though sidewalks can last 30-40 years in cold climates and 75-100 years in warm climates, that doesn't factor in damage caused by expanding tree roots and soil movement. When it comes [...]

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New Housing Developments

To save money in future sidewalk repairs and replacement, developers of new housing developments should consider installing TripStop™. TripStop™ is installed during construction of the sidewalk and prevents the cement from breaking apart or lifting. Eventually with the movement of soil, tree growth and use, sidewalks will begin to break and lift. Tree roots can [...]

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ROI (Return on Investment)

Along with the many benefits of installing TripStop™, there is an impressive return on investment (ROI) after it's installed. TripStop™ eliminates the cost of removing and replacing a tree after the tree roots have disrupted the sidewalk, therefore providing a high ROI. The need to remove and replace sidewalks or a tree is costly. Often, [...]

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Safe Sidewalks

There are a large number of factors that decrease how safe sidewalks are. Factors can include poor sidewalk maintenance, ice and snow, and various sidewalk obstructions. Although all of these factors are avoidable, trips and falls still happen, largely due to poor sidewalk maintenance. Safe sidewalks can be maintained as easily as keeping sidewalks clear [...]

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Save the Trees Help Global Warming

One of the methods to save the trees and help global warming is to extend the lifespan of construction projects. By using construction practices that require less maintenance and reconstruction, less stress is placed on the environment. Let's consider sidewalk construction practices that can save the trees and help global warming. Both trees and sidewalks [...]

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Save Trees

There's a number of ways to save trees. Trees are crucial to our environmental system and need to be taken care of as much as possible. They come with an unlimited number of benefits to our world. If we try to save trees, our air will remain clean of impurities. Trees absorb carbon dioxide, pollutants, [...]

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Sidewalk Construction

Sidewalk construction may be a simple process, but eventually the sidewalk begins to break and lift, causing trip hazards. Sidewalk surfaces usually begin to lift because of large trees with growing roots, heat expansion and soil movement. As trees get older, the roots become thicker and stronger, often spreading into sidewalk surfaces. Often what will [...]

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