How To Handle A Large Tree In Your Yard That Needs To Be Removed

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How To Handle A Large Tree In Your Yard That Needs To Be Removed

7 May 2019
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If you have a large tree in your front yard that you want to come down, then it is important that you understand the different steps involved in having it removed. It's not as simple as firing up the old chainsaw (if you even happen to own one) and cutting down the tree. What you will end up with is a potential mess or even worse, a crashed tree into your homes roof. The process of having a large tree removed is actually somewhat complicated and it's something best left to the professionals. Here is an outline of the proper steps to take.

Hire A Tree Service To Cut The Tree Down

A professional tree cutting service is essential. They will have all of the tools necessary from climbing gear if the tree warrants cutting down in sections from the top, to ropes to control the fall. A tree that is cut wrong will fall in the wrong way, which can cause devastating damage. This is why you need to bring in the pros. All they do is cut down trees, and as such they have it perfected to a science. They will come in, cut down the tree safely, and even cut it to lengths into logs for your to use if you have a fireplace.

Bring In A Professional Stump Grinder

Once the tree has been cut down, the next step is to bring in a stump removal team. When a tree is cut down, the stump will remain. This is not only an unsightly object on your property, but it is dangerous. You don't want a large stump in the middle of the lawn where people might walk by and trip and get injured. What professional stump grinder will do is come to our property after the tree has been cut down and then use a grinder to remove the stump. Stumps don't have to be pulled out of the ground (that can cause a huge hole that you will need to have filled). But they do need to be ground down so that they are flush with the rest of the lawn and don't protrude.

Re-sod The Space Where The Stump Was

Once the stump has been removed you will want to have sod laid on the area so that it matches the rest of your lawn. A big, barren spot not only doesn't look nice, but it can also be a space where weeds grow and end up ruining your lawn. So, consult with the tree care company and see if they offer re-sodding services.