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Col's Construction Blog

Hello! Welcome to my blog. My name is Col. I live in Perth and I have a passion for construction. I am pretty useless when it comes to construction work so I tend to leave it to the experts. However, I find that there is nothing more pleasing than seeing a team of construction workers complete a job. Over the years, I have hired many different types of construction worker and they have all taken the time to chat with me. During these conversations, I have learnt so pretty interesting things which I will be exploring on this blog. Enjoy!

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Vital Considerations Prior To Tree Removal

Ethan Burton

A property dappled with trees is an aesthetic that most Australians will aspire towards. But even with the multitude of benefits that are offered by having trees, from cleaner air to shade from the scorching sun, some situations will mandate tree removal. Sick trees, excessive encroachment and so on are scenarios where it will be best to do away with these plants. Nonetheless, this does not suggest that you should cut down these trees on your own. Only a professional arborist should execute tree removal to ensure that it is done safely. Furthermore, there is an array of things to bear in mind before a tree is felled. Here are several of the top vital considerations to be had before tree removal.

Regulations stipulated by the local council

Before any tree removal can be embarked on, it is mandatory to establish if it is permissible to remove the tree. You may think that everything on your property belongs to you, but some of the regulations stipulated by the local council will also cover trees that are located on personal properties. Therefore, to prevent incurring expensive fines, be sure that you are either cleared to remove the tree or that you have the required permits.

Impact on the environment

For some people, the trees on their property are primarily for visual appeal. Regardless, trees play a crucial role in the health of the local ecosystem. A few of the environmental benefits of trees in your areas local ecosystem include the absorption of carbon dioxide, enhancing the health of local fauna and even mitigating the risk of soil erosion. If you are deliberating on the removal of multiple trees, it is essential to consult with your arborist about the potential impact that this removal will have on the environment.

Wayward branches

Although cutting down a tree may seem like a straightforward project, it needs a particular approach if it is to be done safely. Homeowners who elect to remove trees on their own will be at risk of injury from wayward branches that do not fall away as they expected them too. Not to mention the threat of harm posed to any innocent bystanders or passers-by in close proximity to the tree that is being eliminated. Rather than risk injuries to yourself and others, it is imperative to hire professional removalists who will be equipped with the required expertise and speciality equipment to eliminate these trees safely.