Almost all homeowners decide to plant trees in and around their yards because they provide their property with an additional household ambiance that many people find very attractive and appealing. However, there comes a time when the owner of the house needs to have one or more trees removed. This is because a tree may be rotting, or it may have died or it has grown taller such that it becomes a nuisance and can cause an accident or structural damage to your property or to the property nearby. The other reason is that you might be moving to a new home, and since you have grown your tree, you want to bring it and transplant it to a new garden.
Whatever the reason, the entire tree removal process is not an easy task. Removing the full trees is rarely a walk in the garden.
Tree removal may be a serious and complex task if one lacks the knowledge on how to carry it out effectively. it is a task that should not be attempted by people without experience since it can lead to a lot of accidents. If you botch a tree, it may re-grow once again from the tree stump if it was not well treated. It can also lead to severe damages in homes, power lines, cars and even people. Some communities offer tree removal payments if you have a tree that needs to be removed or even help in removing the tree for free.
The different reasons that lead to tree removal include:
• Be in the way of an event which is planned such as building a sports field, installing a garden, building a house or any other buildings
• Overshadowing structures within the home
• Starting to die or posing risk that endangers the surroundings since the tree can fall.
• Utility companies carrying out tree removal to ensure the safety of their telephone and electrical lines.
• If the tree acts as a nuisance if its roots create cracks in pools.
Tree removal begins by evaluating the area where the tree is located and the tree itself. To ensure safety in the process of tree removal, the tree trimmer has to have laid plans ahead. They need to ensure that tree removal is done effectively such that there are no damages in the area surrounding. The fall path of the tree has to be calculated accurately in case the tree to be removed is near power lines or houses. Once all the plans have been laid out the tree trimmer start his work by trimming all the main branches first. Doing so will allow for greater control over the falling of the tree. It also ensures risks from broken branches and limbs is minimized.
After reducing the branches, the tree can be taken down precisely, sawed up and, then finally removed. In most cases, it is recommended that the tree should be topped first which means cutting out the top part first to avoid any damages. The remaining stump can be left after removing the top part of the tree or the stumps can be removed by digging them with mechanical equipment or by digging them out with explosives. Limbs from the tree can be chipped for mulching and composting while the tree top can be cut for firewood or wood. After cutting the tree, the tree removal company may take everything for an additional fee.
Tree removal always requires appropriate equipment and know-how to ensure that no soil damage occurs. This process is particularly sensitive when you want to move a tree to your new home where you should remove it without killing it.
When it comes to transplanting, tree removal experts say that soil should be prepared around the tree before digging it out. You have to drench the soil a few foots away from the trunk to allow the roots balls to be damp, thus preventing unnecessary stress on the plant and making it easy to remove the tree. After doing this, you can then carefully drill the soil around the tree, making sure you do not reach any roots within a 3-foot area near the trunk.
When it comes to removing rotten or dead trees, the process can be more difficult and time-consuming. This is because the whole process has two stages. In the first stage, the tree must be cut safely and efficiently. Under the second stage, the entire stump must be removed.
Whether you are removing a tree because it poses a health hazard, it is diseased or dead or you are transplanting it, to save some good time and effort and make the whole process more secure, just consider getting help from the Tree Removal and Stump Removal lawn care professionals and contractors with the trees.