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Logging – Extreme Tree Trimming

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Extreme Tree Trimming – A Job for the Experts

When trees become overgrown, they become dangerous to structures in surrounding areas. Many trees have long life spans, up to one century in age. Trees are subject to various types of diseases and insect infestation that shorten their life spans. When this happens, only a professional with training and experience in tree trimming and removal can do this job.

Logging is a way of life for many involved in the dangerous job of tree trimming and removal. There’s much more to logging than cutting or trimming trees. Extreme tree trimming may involve whole areas of deforestation for land development or housing construction.

Logging - Extreme Tree Trimming

Safe and Sure with Logging Experts

Logging experts tackle the job of trimming or removing trees that are a nuisance. These trees may interfere with electrical or telephone lines. Homeowners are required to keep large trees with overgrowth from becoming dangerous during high winds when located too close to high wires.

Homeowners need to insure these trees are trimmed or removed by fully licensed and insured logging experts. With today’s changing weather patterns, high winds are a regular occurrence in many areas where winds were once relatively benign. Professional logging experts inspect trees located near homes and suggest trees that may need only trimming or others that may need topping or full removing.

Logging and Extreme Tree Trimming Equipment

Quite often, trees on residential properties are located too near the home or adjacent homes. Heavy-duty equipment like cherry pickers, a type of bucket attached to a long crane, is used to tackle extreme tree trimming of tall trees. Debris like oversized limbs, smaller branches, leaves and trunks are put through an industrial wood chopper.

The danger for loggers occurs when heavy tree growth obscures electrical and other wiring attached to the home and the nearby street. The expert logger wears protective goggles, gloves and hard hat. However, the danger from electrical currents remains a potential threat. The other danger is that even with the most precise cutting angles, a sudden gust of wind can make a tree fall in the wrong direction.

This makes logging and extreme tree trimming one of the most dangerous jobs.

Experienced Professional Tree Trimmers

In view of the potential for danger and damage from falling branches and tree trunks in the act of trimming, the experience a professional tree trimmer possesses can reduce potential for injury and damage. Professional tree trimmers study various types of trees, tree weaknesses, diseases, insect infestation and best times when cutting and trimming should be done.

In addition, experienced, professional tree trimmers study precision cutting of large trees so cuts are the most effective and least dangerous. Extreme tree trimming techniques, safety practices and training on state-of-the-art cutting equipment comprises the major part of a professional’s courses of study. This dangerous job is also one of the most necessary.

Taking Care of the Landscape

In logging country, loggers spend hours every day cutting trees that will be shipped to mills for use in construction projects. In residential areas, loggers are the first to be called when a storm with high winds causes numerous downed trees or trees swaying precariously over rooftops and homes. This is when logging can be most dangerous and how loggers take care of the landscape.

Gilbert Tree Trimmers is a Gilbert, AZ-based tree trimming and removal division of American Tree Masters.

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