In addition to the apparent reason for safety, there are other reasons why you should call in a professional to handle your tree branch removal. Some of these include the possibility of a liability claim and workers’ compensation insurance benefits.
Do it Yourself
If you have a tree with branches that need to be trimmed, do it yourself. However, before you attempt your first cut, you should know a few things.
To start, you should understand the difference between the different types of cuts. For instance, you should avoid a stub cut. A stub cut can cause a branch to decay backward. Instead, it would help if you made a series of cuts to allow a unit to fall cleanly. (more…)