Tree Removal: Tip #6 – October 2015

Top Tree LLC is your best choice for finding the best tree removal company in Benton City. We are professionally trained arborists and have the knowledge and expertise for any job that presents itself.

Tip of the Day: A Lookout Might Save Your Life

You’ll be a lot safer if you have a trusted assistant standing a few feet behind you watching the top of the tree for falling branches and letting you know when the tree starts to fall. Have your assistant tap you on the shoulder with a stick to alert you when it’s time to vacate the area. If it’s early in the cut and you get the tap, leave the saw and walk away immediately. That means a branch is falling. Near the end of the cut, a tap means the tree is beginning its descent.

Bonus Tip of the Day: Start Cutting Branches at the Trunk

Cut off branches starting at the lower end of the trunk and working to the top. Whenever possible, stand on the uphill side of the tree. Work from the left side of the trunk (as you face toward the top of the tree). This allows the safest and most efficient use of the chain saw because you can rest the side or bottom of the saw on the trunk and slice off the branches with a pivoting motion.

We are very good at what we do. If you ever find yourself is a position where a job you wanted to tackle on your own became a little too big, we are here to help. We are highly trained and skilled arborists and some of the most reliable tree removal experts in Benton City.

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