Storm Damage

Minnesota Storm Damage Cleanup

We understand that storms can pop-up in Minnesota when you least expect them and cause unfortunate damage to your home, lawn, or outdoor space. Whether you are a homeowner or business owner, we are here when nature strikes. It’s important to understand what to do if a storm comes your way, or how to help prevent any unnecessary damage in the first place.

If you need to have your trees trimmed or removed, it’s a good idea to hire a professional tree service. They know what they’re doing and can do it safely and efficiently. Not only will this save you time and hassle, but it can also help preserve the health of your trees.

Minnesota trees need to be trimmed when they exhibit the following signs: dead branches, branches that are rubbing together, or branches that are growing into power lines. The process of trimming a tree includes cutting away the unwanted growth, making sure not to damage the main trunk or branches. A tree can die after being trimmed if it is not done properly, if the wrong type of tree is trimmed, or if the tree is already unhealthy. Minnesota specific trees that should not be trimmed include maples, birches, and aspens. You can tell if your tree was improperly trimmed if the cuts are jagged or if there are large gashes in the bark.

After The Storm

When a strong enough storm comes through your neighborhood it can send branches and debris flying and can sometimes even take down full trees. With all of the hustle and bustle that goes with storm damage cleanup after a large storm, getting a tree off of your roof should be one less thing to worry about. In some cases, you may not have the tools, skills, or experience needed to quickly and carefully remove storm debris. We can help you get back to parking cars and bikes in the garage in a cinch.

Whether you have a full tree on top of your roof or you have branches and leaves spread throughout your yard, Skwira is here to help. Almost all tree clean up jobs can benefit from a professional tree service. It is important to not create further damage when removing fallen trees and debris. This can be a difficult task without proper equipment and training. Hiring a professional service can ease the stress of storm damage cleanup by providing fast, convenient, and trustworthy service.


Most home and business owners do not realize there are preventative measures they can take to avoid storm damage. Hiring a professional Minnesota tree service to assess your trees before bad weather season hits can avoid a potential disaster. We can help trim off dead and weak branches which can strengthen the base and roots of the tree making it stronger against severe storms. Trimming can also allow branches to grow back stronger and more solid. Aside from strengthening the tree, trimming also leaves your trees looking more aesthetically pleasing increasing the value of your home. Click here to read more about why to trim your trees.

Storm Damage FAQs

I think my tree was damaged by a lightning strike. What should I do?

If you think your tree was damaged by a lightning strike, the first thing you should do is call a professional. They will be able to assess the damage and determine if the tree needs to be removed. In some cases, the damage may not be severe and the tree can be saved.

How can I prevent my trees from being damaged during a storm?

There are a few things you can do to help prevent your trees from being damaged during a storm:

  • Trim the branches regularly so they’re not overgrown.
  • Remove any dead or damaged branches.
  • Make sure the tree is well-supported so it doesn’t topple over.

My tree is damaged from a storm, can I trim it myself?

It is best to hire a professional Minnesota tree service company to trim any trees that have been damaged by a storm. These companies have the experience and equipment necessary to safely trim damaged trees.