Hey Folks, Have a pretty tall tree right in front of the house that seems to be having some issues. It had appeared to be quite healthy but this year noted these two spots which appear to be rotting out. The problem is the rotting part is directly facing the house. I'd much rather keep it if at all possible, but not at the expense of safety for the family. I know the driveway is way too close to it, I figured it was worth trying to keep and that I'd have some time to notice it starting to get sad. Here's a few shots of the bad spots I couldn't find any 'good' prior shots, this was from ~18 months ago. The affected area would be more to the left, it seems you can see a small 'indent' in the bark approximately where the problem is now.