If you bought several acres of wooded land, you probably did so because you love all those trees. However, you may find at some point in your life that money is short and tight, and now what do you do? You do not want to sell off your land, piece by piece. Thankfully, if you are willing to part with some of your trees, you can make the money you need and still keep your land.
If you have a tree that you need to cut down, here are four questions that you need to ask and answer before you proceed with cutting down a tree. These questions will help you determine how much of the tree you need to cut and how to approach cutting down the tree.
Question #1: Does The Tree Lean?
The first question that you need to ask yourself is if the tree leans in one direction over another.
This spring, as you start to do yardwork outside, make sure that you inspect all of your trees for signs of trouble. If you spot these signs of trouble early on, you may be able to save your tree before it is damaged beyond repair.
#1 Leaf Fall Pattern
The first thing you need to pay attention to is the leaf fall pattern. If your leaves fall early before all the other leaves in the neighborhood, and your leaves don't look normal, that is a sign that your tree has contracted some type of disease.
Removing a tree can cost you anywhere from $75 to over $1,500; therefore, some people resort to DIY tree removal to cut down on the costs. Unfortunately, one of the drawbacks of DIY tree removal is that it can easily lead to property damage. Here are three forms of damages you may cause if you go about tree removal the wrong way:
Falling On Your Property
A huge tree can cause serious damage to your personal property if you don't remove it in the right way.
If you have an old tree stump marring the appearance of your yard, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to decorate it so it doesn't stand out as much. If so, use one of the following ideas for camouflaging the tree stump while adding a decorative touch to your landscape.
Convert It Into A Small Table
If the stump is intact and has a flat top, you could convert it into a small table for your lawn chair.