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You can see the line is being pulled extremely tight where it attaches to the pole.
DropTine Tree ServiceCall now for free estimates! BPU can lower the service line before you trim; just ask for our Line Drop Service at TO NOTIFY YOU THAT TREE TRIMMING IS PLANNED for your neighborhood, BPU must have your correct phone number. TREE SERVICE COMPANIES CONTRACTED BY BPU ARE RESPONSIBLE for tree debris removal once cycle maintenance trimming is complete. Please call us at EDISON-1and a ComEd representative will contact you as soon as possible to schedule the date and time of the service wire drop.
Between Utility Poles Several options are available for trees that are near power lines between utility poles located on your property.
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Keeping branches and other brush away from these lines can prevent an outage or other electrical problems. Because these are energized lines, we highly recommend using a professional tree trimming service to perform the work. You can protect against costly tree clean up and trimming expenses for onlya month by enrolling in TreeGuard Assurance.
If you are a TreeGuard Assurance customer and you experience an outage related to your overhead service drop. Vegetation is affecting the illumination pattern of an outdoor light but is not affecting power reliability. Vegetation is near a service drop, the low-voltage power line running from our pole to your house or business.
Call Duke Energy Customer Service to request the line be de-energized before completing any tree. Dec 13, We trim trees according to standards set forth by the Tree Care Industry Association and the International Society of Arboriculture. Property Owner Responsibility While you are responsible for clearing trees that interfere the line that runs from your house to our pole, we can help keep you safe by disconnecting power while you work.