Love your large shade trees but want to stop roots from ruining your home’s foundation or pipes? Living Trees & Shrubs installs the best quality root control systems at homes and businesses across Houston and Katy, Texas. Our professionally installed root barrier systems prevent root encroachment and costly foundation damage. Call (713) 464-8733 to schedule service in Houston or (713) 320-1678 to request a quote in Katy, Texas. With 32 years of experience as landscaping contractors and tree service our company is ready to help protect your home from tree root damage.

Polypropylene Geotextile Fabric Controls Roots

We use Biobarrier® is an award-winning technology using state-of-the-art materials to prevent foundation damage from tree root encroachment. Biobarrier® serves as a long-term root control system, which incorporates time-release nodules or years of foundation protection. When strategically placed in the soil, root barriers prevent structural and foundation damage from root encroachment. Contact Living Trees & Shrubs to request a quote for root barrier installation in Katy, Fulshear, or Houston, Texas. Our prices are affordable and we have over 30 years of experience.

Prevent Foundation Damage by Installing a Root Barrier

Roots can cause cracking and buckling in your sidewalks, driveway, and patios. Many of the homes with large oak trees in the older areas of Houston like the Houston Medical Center and River Oaks, need root barriers installed to prevent costly cracked slab repairs. Homes in some of the older neighborhoods in Katy are susceptible to foundation damage from root penetration. Stately homes in the Katy neighborhoods of Kelliwood, Cinco Ranch, Falcon Point, and Rose Dale are also good candidates for foundation root control systems.

Tree Root Barrier Installation Process

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Barrier Pathway Under Walkway
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Root Barrier in Place to Protect Home’s Foundation
Increasing tree root barrier depth to protect home
Increase Depth of Root Barrier
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Planning the Barrier Location
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Trenching Yard to Install a Deep Root Barrier
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Another Root Barrier Installation Angle
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Root Barrier Trench Before Bio Barrier Install
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Biobarrier Installation

When strategically placed in the soil, a root barrier will prevent the structural damage associated with root encroachment. Biobarrier® will actually cause roots to grow in a different direction, diverting them from damaging your foundation or other concrete structure. Biobarrier® can last for 15 years or more depending on how well the root barrier system was installed.

Root barriers in the Houston area protect both your hardscape (driveway, sidewalk, and foundation) and your landscape from damaging root encroachment. When tree roots grow under your house, they can cause expensive foundation damage and may also wreak havoc on the plumbing and electrical work.

Quality Barrier System

A quality root barrier system will not adversely affect the health of your trees, garden, or shrubs, and will not prevent the nourishment of the soil from passing through the root barrier to the roots of your trees and shrubs. Tree roots that grow into the area of the root barrier will merely be redirected, they will not be otherwise damaged by the Biobarrier®. Root barriers created with Biobarrier® are even used to prevent trees and shrubs from damaging dams and levees.

Schedule a Quote for Pricing

Contact Living Trees & Shrubs to schedule a free quote for professional root barrier installation in Houston or Katy, Texas.