100ft Eucalyptus Removal
100ft Eucalyptus Removal
Eucalyptus botryoides – This 100ft tree was 1m away from the house and was affecting the structure. There unfortunately was no cherry picker access in the area which could have helped with an easier removal so we had to climb it but after a long day we were still successful in completing the job.
Tree cutting overall is a delicate process and should be left to the professionals. If an inexperienced and unqualified individual decides to cut a tree down without proper equipment, skills and preparations, they will be putting themselves and their properties at risk. Therefore, it is recommended that you hire a professional to handle this sort of task. After all, they ARE the professionals!
Let’s go over some of the considerations we made before cutting down this 100ft Eucalyptus tree.
First step – First of all, we had to inspect the tree to see if it is still alive. We first knock an axe against the tree and listen to the sound it made. If the sound is hollow, it is highly likely that the tree is either dead or dying. It is important to do this because it helps us identify the weak points of the tree which makes it easier for us to cut. Normally, if the tree is still alive, it will be more difficult to cut and naturally more dangerous as well. Identifying the health of the tree accurately requires experience, so we urge you to not try and start knocking the tree and cutting it down based on this information alone.
Second step – Another important step is to inspect where the tree will fall or its “drop zone”. We do this by observing the tree to see if it is leaning to any particular direction more so than the other. Once we have confirmed the direction, we can determine where the tree will fall and make the judgement of whether or not it has the potential to damage anything in the process. If it is leaning in an unfavourable direction, we will then have to adapt our cutting method in response to ensure that the tree does not fall and damage your properties or create chaos.
Third step – The third step is identifying the techniques that we will employ to cut the tree down. As previously stated, tree cutting is a delicate process that requires considerable preparation and skill. Knowing HOW to cut the tree down is just as important as knowing where it will fall. This is due to the fact that different cutting techniques have different effects. There are three main cutting techniques, and those are: Horizontal cut, Wedge cut and Back cut.
Fourth step – The final step is knowing what to do once the tree comes down. It is important to consider this final step because removing the tree after it has been cut down is important in ensuring the area remains clear and unobstructed. For more information and consultation, contact us here.