4 Reasons DIY Tree Removal Is So Dangerous

4 Reasons DIY Tree Removal Is So Dangerous

4 Reasons DIY Tree Removal Is So Dangerous

12 February 2018
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If there is a tree on your property that needs to be removed because of decay or for any other reason, you may be concerned about the price, which is why homeowners consider doing the removal on their own. However, this is extremely dangerous and the cost to avoid this danger is worth it in the long run. Here are four reasons why:

Power Lines are an Issue: If there are power lines anywhere around the area where the tree is, if it is not removed properly and hits the power lines, then this becomes an extreme hazard. There are two exceptional reasons why working around power lines for anyone who is not an expert is dangerous. One, it can be fatal or it can even knock you out from electrocution if you accidentally touch the power line. And two, it can knock out the power for the entire neighborhood, which could lead to you having some serious financial consequences if the city decides you need to pay fees or a neighbor decides to sue. 

‚ÄčImproper Equipment: The professionals have all of the right equipment to get the job done safely. While you may believe you have the right equipment, you also need to think about gear for yourself to wear and all the other tools needed to hold up the heavier parts of the tree so it doesn't simply come crashing down to the floor. 

Trees With Decay are Unstable: You should also know that if your tree is decayed, it becomes very unstable at this point and difficult to control. When it is removed, pieces can go in every direction rather than in one controlled direction. Professionals will know how to handle this in order to better control the removal of the tree, which is extremely difficult to do if you have no experience working with decayed trees. 

Not Precise With the Fall: When it comes to removing a tree, there must be controlled action when it comes to parts of the tree falling to the ground. Otherwise, serious fatalities can occur and property damage, as well. Chances are, if you are going to DIY the tree removal, you will not know how to precisely measure the fall in order to prevent something serious from occurring. The professionals will know how to handle this and avoid serious situations. 

These are the four main reasons professionals must be called in for tree removal services. Contact services like Complete Tree Service LLC for more information.

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After I moved into my house, I realized that there were some serious problems with the trees around our place. They seemed diseased, and I wasn't sure what to do about the problem. Fortunately, a friend of mine referred me to a great tree trimmer, and he helped me to identify and remove branches that weren't supposed to be there. It was really great to see how much of a difference it made, and within a few months my entire yard was completely renovated. This blog is here to help other people to trim their trees and beautify their yards.