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FPL’s qualified tree-trimming contractors perform the work using “directional pruning.” This method is a professional technique of pruning trees away from power lines, removing entire branches and limbs up to the main trunk of the tree, where trees normally shed them.
FPL arborists help keep lines clear to ensure reliable service while caring for the long-term health of trees. LEARN MORE Line Clearing Program. Learn about line clearing and how you can minimize the impact of trees on the electrical system. LEARN MORE Right Tree, Right Place. FPL uses a directional pruning method to direct future tree growth away from power lines and help make our electrical system more reliable in the future.
This means that only the tree’s interior branches that are growing toward the electrical lines and equipment are removed. Since the roots act as an anchoring system, this will not affect the stability of the tree. FPL uses only utility-qualified professional tree-trimming contractors, such as Asplundh Tree Expert Company, Burford's Tree Surgeons Inc. and Lewis Tree Service Inc., to manage the trees and plants around our power lines and equipment.
The contractors are leaders in the field of utility arboriculture and utilize proven industry-standard pruning techniques. Jan 21, The fpl information online regarding neighbor line clearing or tree trimming specially states that fpl will only remove branches interfering with power lines and will not do any private trimming - especially without the home owner's treegrind.bar: Meghana Saoji.
FPL Tree Facts. FPL operates more than 75, miles of overhead power lines. Trees and plants making contact with power lines are among the leading causes of outages.
Each year FPL trims trees and plants from 15, miles of power lines throughout its service area. Feb 09, Dear J, I did suggest that you should contact your local licensed arborist (tree specialist) and obtain the cost of the grown trees that were cut down by mistake and once you have this written estimate from the local arborist you can demant for the FPL to compensate you for the cost of the destroyed trees and if the refuse, you can file a lawsuit in the local court and seek the estimated costs.