Large tree care projects such as tree removal, stump grinding and wood chipping are very dangerous, and some homeowners unwisely attempt them alone. These articles outline the dangers of do-it-yourself tree care, and make the case for hiring a professional tree care practitioner.

The Dangers of Tree Removal

September 15, 2014 // 85 Comments

Tree care work in general is hazardous, but tree removal is especially dangerous. Successfully felling a tree requires knowledge of tree physics, biology, dangerous tools, (Read more...)

Stump Grinding

May 15, 2014 // 35 Comments

What remains after a tree has been properly removed is the unsightly stump. And if you have a stump on your property, then you’re probably ready to get rid of it. The most (Read more...)

Wood Chippers

February 15, 2014 // 5 Comments

Looking to get rid of the brush or wood pile in your backyard? For many homeowners, the easiest option is to utilize a wood chipper – a machine that reduces wood and brush (Read more...)

Tree Care Safety FAQs

January 8, 2014 // 16 Comments

Q: Why is it dangerous to perform my own tree work? The average homeowner does not have the training, equipment or expertise necessary to perform safe tree work. Though tree (Read more...)