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Cutting Down a Tree

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I've had a few discussions here regarding trees and issues with them. If you do have a problem tree and it needs felling then this guide will provide some critical information. You should be aware that cutting a tree down can be extremely dangerous and I have covered the safety issues in the guide. Hope this helps with anyone having tree problems. http://hometipster.com/how-to-cut-down-a-tree/

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  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA

    I do not care how handy you are, cutting down trees should be left to the professionals! It is one way to get yourself or your loved ones killed! A professional has the proper safety gear, climbs the tree and cuts it down in sections which are

  • Hometipster.com
    Hometipster.com Columbus, MS

    Jeanette - I fully agree, when it comes to medium to large trees I would leave it to the professionals. Small trees are easy enough to tackle, but preferably I would leave a tree alone unless it is causing serious problems. I've actually received a

  • KMS Woodworks
    KMS Woodworks Nederland, CO

    This also depends a lot on the type of tree....wide branching oaks and maples are far more difficult to cut down than a telephone pole like lodgepole pine.

  • Hometipster.com
    Hometipster.com Columbus, MS

    KMS - yes that's a really good point. As Jeanette pointed out, cutting down a tree really is best left to the professionals in most cases. Personally I would only tackle a very small tree - anything larger than that, I would call in a Tree Surgeon.

  • Sherry L
    Sherry L Deridder, LA

    I have an old Oak that isn't pretty and shades my rose garden. No way could I cut it down myself but I have gathered several estimates and the cost is prohibitive so I am stuck with it. Remember if you do have a large tree cut down to keep some of

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