Trees that are strong and healthy provide beauty and shade, as well as improving air quality and property values. However, trees that develop irreversible health or safety problems are a huge liability. Once the health or stability of a tree is irreparably damaged, removing the tree is the only smart option to avoid the risk of the branches or the entire tree falling off.
Tree removal is a complex and extremely dangerous process that should only be performed by a qualified and insured tree service. Tree removals that have been attempted by inexperienced homeowners or tree companies have resulted in serious injury, property damage, and even death.
Safe tree removal requires specialized equipment to systematically remove a tree, so that every branch and section of the tree is felled in a controlled manner. This is essential to ensure that each branch and section of the tree reaches the ground without incident. Planning and controlling the movement of the limbs on your descent is much more difficult than it sounds. The weight and size of the tree limbs make it easy to lose control while they are being removed. Therefore, it requires not only specialized equipment, but also detailed training on how to use the equipment correctly and how to carry out the entire process without errors. If you try to remove a tree yourself or have an inexperienced company remove it, the results could be disastrous or even fatal. The risk you pose to yourself, your property, and neighboring properties by having an unqualified person remove your tree cannot be overstated.
By entrusting the removal of a tree to a company that has employees trained in the proper use of safety equipment and the necessary machinery and equipment, removing a tree can be a straightforward process, without worry or hassle. Ensuring that a tree company is licensed and insured is the essential first step in choosing the right company for the job. Another important step is to read the reviews about the tree company you are considering to learn about other people’s experiences with them. Also, be sure to get a written contract with the details and the total cost of the job. Some details to consider are whether or not you want the stump removed and how clean it is after the job is done.
By taking all of these elements into account, you can ensure hassle-free tree removal, freeing you from the burdensome responsibility and worry of an unstable tree.