2 Things That Go into Cutting Down a Tree

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2 Things That Go into Cutting Down a Tree

20 May 2019
 Categories: , Blog

You might think that you are all ready to go on out and chop down all the trees in your yard that you want gone. The problem is, it's not that easy that goes into cutting down your trees. There are a number of things that go into making sure that the tree gets down safely, without you or anyone else getting hurt. That's why you should hire a tree service to do the job for you. So, what are some of the things that go into making sure that the tree comes down safely?

Planned Trajectory

One thing that goes into making sure that the tree comes down safely is the trajectory and landing spot of the tree. The tree is going to want to come down along a particular trajectory, which will end up with it landing in one particular spot. However, that trajectory and that landing spot may end up with the tree on your house, car, power lines, or somewhere you really don't want it. However, a tree service will be able to plan out the best way for the tree to fall and the best place for it to land so that it doesn't cause any damage and doesn't hurt anyone. It may take a lot of work in order to make sure that the tree doesn't fall anywhere other than where the cutters want, so it really isn't something that you could do on your own. 


When it comes to trees, topping refers to taking off the top of the tree before any other part of the tree gets cut down. It doesn't happen to all trees, but it will work with many trees. Topping the tree can make it easier to take down because the top of the tree can be taken down in a safe and controlled way, and then the rest of the tree isn't as tall, which means the tree service will be able to cut down the tree safer and easier. If you have a tight area where the tree is going to come down, topping the tree can help with that because it's easier to lay a shorter tree down than it is to cut down a taller tree. 

If you are worried about any tree on your property, you may want to make sure that it comes down safely. It's probably not something that you can do on your own, so hiring a tree service such as Complete Tree Care can help you with that.