Among the various reasons why people cut down trees are the following: to get the wood to build houses and furniture, to clear land for building, for manufacturing purposes and for aesthetics and convenience. Some trees must be removed due to illness or lightning strikes.
Some tree-cutting tips include getting the proper equipment, determining how tall the tree is and quickly walking away from the tree at a 45-degree angle when it starts to fall. Other tips include deciding the direction the tree should fall and clearing the area in the fall zone.
The best time to prune a tree depends on the reason for pruning it. Removing dead branches can be done any time of year, but live shoots and limbs should only be cut when the tree is moving into a dormant phase.
Approximately somewhere between 3 billion to 6 billion trees are cut down per year. Since density of trees varies by forest type, the 3 billion to 6 billion figures are rough estimates.
To get tree cutting done for free, check if the tree is near a power line or if it is a part of a government program, and contact the power company or a local government office accordingly. Alternatively, contact a logging company, and advertise free wood.
Cutting down trees severely affects the habitats of forest-dwelling flora and fauna, which can eventually lead to extinction of vulnerable species. In addition to causing soil erosion, deforestation also results in larger amounts of greenhouse gases reaching the atmosphere because trees cannot absor
To remove a tree, prepare the area, fell the tree and remove the stump. Taking the necessary precautions, you can safely remove a tree up to 20 feet tall and 10 inches around with basic tools, but you should consult a professional for larger trees.
You can use the search engines provided by Indeed and SimplyHired to find tree-cutting jobs in the United States. Type "tree cutter" into the search engines of both websites, and limit your search results to a particular city or state by entering that location into the second search boxes.
To safely cut down a tree, wear protective gear, estimate the landing zone, cut a notch and fell the tree. Having an assistant to watch the tree and communicate as needed makes cutting down trees much safer.
There are several ways to have a tree cut and removed for free; these include calling the city, power or company and local self-employed loggers, who can do the task without charge. Advertising in the local paper or posting online message boards for free wood may also elicit offers for free tree cut