Tree Removal – Don’t Attempt It Yourself!

As I said previously, I’m back at it after the move but it’s still slow going.  I’m so busy!  Part of being so busy means that I have to delegate out some projects I need/want done.  I’ll explain.

One of the things we had to do when moving into this new house was take down some old trees.  We have a natural treeline in the backyard that has a weird combination of trees.  There are newer trees that seem like they’re no more than 10 years old and old trees that basically look like 200 year old oaks that have slowly broken over time and are nothing but tall dead looking sticks.  Unfortunately I didn’t take a picture of the picturesque sticks but this stock photo give you the idea. There was also a lot of brush throughout all these trees.  It was just a mess in the back of our yard.  The big dead looking trees weren’t close enough to our property to do any damage if they fell (I don’t think), but man, they were an eyesore!!!  It almost looked like a tree graveyard.  Looking at tree graveyards don’t make me happy.

We’re too busy to take the time to do this ourselves, PLUS, this is a dangerous project.  So I did some local online research because this is a fairly large expense.  I found a few tree removal companies with lots of good reviews and took advantage of their free estimates.  I ended up going with the one that I liked the personalities of the best and that had decent middle-of-the-road prices. Continue reading Tree Removal – Don’t Attempt It Yourself!