Did you know that tree cutting is listed as one of the deadliest occupations in the world? Tree removal may seem like a simple process, but it requires a high level of skill and knowledge in order to do it safely. Tree sawing related injuries can be severe and sometimes fatal.
Trees add a lot of advantages to one’s property. They provide shade; create a luxuriant landscape and also enhance the total beauty and worth of your home. Trees are investment worth caring for, however; even healthy trees require periodic pruning, and dying trees pose a hazard that only a professional should deal with.
You might decide to save money and want to care for your trees yourself, but this is a big mistake. Having full knowledge about perils involved in tree cutting is quite important so necessary safety measures should be observed if you eventually decide to perform the task yourself. Below are some risks that should be considered when performing your own tree services.
Damage to the Tree
Tree species vary. Without much knowledge about a particular species, you might not be knowledgeable enough to prune it the proper way, and you create the risk of killing the tree. The best option is to leave this dangerous task in the hands of the tree removal professionals in order to avoid doing permanent damage to the tree. Skilled arborists possess the knowledge and proper techniques best handle pruning and trimming trees.
Falling from Heights
Not all individuals are used to working at heights and one of the major dangers associated with great height is falling. This risk is further aggravated when it becomes necessary for you to bend in away from your initial position to work at a branch or when handling cumbersome tools. Further safely lower a large heavy limbs is virtually impossible for the average property owner.
Falling Trees, Limbs and Branches
Trees are made up of long limbs and supporting branches. Tree removal involves the dismemberment of branches before the actual cutting of the trunk. When trees are being removed, one takes the risk of either being hit by the branches or loose tree limbs or even by the tree itself. Also, without much knowledge of tree cutting, the possibility of you miscalculating an angle or underrating the tree height and damage neighbors’ property is very high.
Faulty tree care equipment, such as a dull chainsaw, is also likely to lead to terrible accidents. The misuse of tools or losing control while handling tools can easily earn you a trip hospital.
The next time you need a tree removed, call the tree service Birmingham trusts to do it efficiently, safely, and affordably. Call us for a free estimate or complete our Contact form.
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