An Airspade is a tool that an arborists use to pneumatically excavate soil away from the roots of a tree without damaging them. There any many reasons you would want to expose the root system. A majority tree health problems start at the roots.
Soil decompaction- foot traffic and construction can compress soil around roots limiting a tree’s ability to uptake water, nutrients and air. Air Spade can loosen soil around roots to restore trees ability to uptake water, nutrients and air.
Radial trenching- a technique to restore poor soil or compacted roots. By making narrow trenches between the large roots and replacing with organic mulch or amended soil.
Root inspection- to find out whether there is problems within the root system such as girdling roots, rot, damage. Or if roots are within a potential building site.
Trenching- you can trench and run utilities without damaging roots
Transplanting- Air spade enables transplanting minimising root damage.
Roots in foundation- we can expose roots, prune them and create a root barrier to protect your homes foundation and to avoid unnecessary tree removal.