People who have never tried removing, or even trimming a tree, may say it is extremely safe and easy. However, statistics say otherwise, and calls tree removal one of the most dangerous things a homeowner can do near the house.
Still, it is true not only for common people but for gardening professionals as well. In the majority of cases, they suffer different injuries after the tree removal process. Therefore, it takes a lot of practice and studies to perform this kind of job.
All the more, there are lots of dangers awaiting for you while doing the tree removal job. For instance, let’s start with the most simple and safe objects at the first glance. These are gardening tools as wood chippers and chainsaws. When used by someone who is not a trained professional, they may cause you lots of trouble.
Then, you have the tree itself, which can accidentally fall, or lose one of it's limbs or even fall in a direction you have not planned.
Of course, no one will tell you that you cannot do everything on your own. Therefore, here are a few tips for you to do the tree removal safely and successfully.
Last but not least, the most hidden danger you may even not expect is the insects or plants that live in the tree.
Though, if you have decided to try doing it on your own, here are a few useful safety tips for you to factor in:
1) Tree removal is a hard job not only for your body but for the brains as well. As the first thing you need to do is to predict where it is going to fall. Take into account power lines that are nearby.
2) Use only professional quality equipment because it will help you cope with the task more quickly and efficiently.
3) Choose the most appropriate uniform for yourself. It's always a good idea to have goggles, earmuffs, special work shoes, gloves and, of course, a helmet to protect you.
If after having read this article you do not feel like removing the tree on your own, you have a good option. Our tree service professionals in Surprise, Arizona are ready to help you out with every kind of tree service from tree trimming, tree pruning, cactus removal, palm tree skinning, trimming and removal, major tree removal, and stump grinding and removal.