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Red Oaks (Quercus rubra)

Posted by Barnaby Bullas , Jun 20,2006,09:17       Forum

I am in dispute with a loss adjuster regarding several cracks in my house. IT has been confirmed that the roots are not the cause, however moisture demand might be (but only on a extremely dry summer) This i find extremely strange as the soil type is extremely clayey. I have been told that i can retain the tree if i have it reduced by 66% alternatively it has to be felled.
Can anybody please substantiate and give me advice as to confirm the above is a rediculous demand, and are there any tables to compare moisture demand to tree reduction. Any help would be most welcomed. Thank you B

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