Cutting down a tree may seem relatively straightforward. However, it is very dangerous if done incorrectly. It’s important to learn how to do it the proper way in order to can keep your family and yourself safe. In this video, you will learn how to safely cut down an entire tree. If you are uncomfortable in the ability of safely removing an entire tree, consider calling an experienced tree removal service.
While cutting down trees it is important to use the right form. Make sure you have your hands on the chainsaw, and that you’re firmly sitting on the floor. You should ensure that the area around the chainsaw is clean and free of obstructions. You should also make a plan of escape in the event that the tree falls. It is important to prepare.
The most common risk is in the event of a barber’s chair. This is when the trunk splits instead of falling over. The trunk unexpectedly crushing people. If the tree is too heavy or the tree is leaning towards the front, it could cause a split. Avoid injury by having your escape route at 45 degrees in relation to the fall of the tree. Also make sure to take care to cut the tree properly. Use an open-faced notch with cutting a bore.