Steps followed when removing a tree:
This is the first step, and involves making sure you have all the necessary details pertaining to the tree that is to be removed such as the tree height and distance from nearby structures or objects. This information will enable determine the safest direction to bring down the tree.
In the event of a limited space, you might consider taking the tree down in chunks. Such that a 120 feet tall tree that needs to be brought down, but the largest available room is 50 feet wide would require you to take it down in three cuts of 40 feet. But before you do this, it will essential that you take of its branches, beginning from the bottom and heading upwards.
Upon beginning the tree removal process, you might encounter several factors that would either work against or sometimes to your advantage. One of the factors include the natural lean of the tree that will determine the easiest direction to bring it down; not unless there are structures, buildings or other immovable objects on the way, which you would not want damaged.
The plan needs to incorporate all safety measures, which include checking for telephone lines, structures, electric lines and plumbing that might get damaged in the process. These are key factors is ensuring that in the event the tree incidentally falls, it does not kill or hurt you. The measures also help you determine easy ways to safely bring down to the ground large branches, and making sure that your saws are maintained properly before you begin the job among many others.
Basic techniques used for cutting include using a rope and harness to help you climb the tree, and a chain saw to lop off branches as you go. Smaller branches are usually left to free-fall, but larger and more dangerous ones will require extra caution. A spar pole rigging will allow you rig the branches, cut them and get you partners to carefully lower them to the ground.
Removing the Stump
After bringing down the branches and trunk, the final part in the tree removal process will be the stump. Several methods can be used to get rid of it, and they include:
-Burning it out.
-Killing it by injecting it with chemical.
-Using a stump grinder.
-Digging it out.
-Naturally getting rid of it by removing its back then leaving it to biodegrade naturally.