How to safely cut down a tree

Use the right safety gear

Safety is not a joke when it comes down to running chainsaws and felling trees. It is something you must take seriously. You must take safety seriously when operating a chainsaw, especially when you are cutting down trees. Protect your ears and eyes with earmuffs and a screen for the face. To keep dust out, you will need safety glasses. Kevlar chaps that will instantly stop a chain if it falls on your leg. AAA Tree removal Nassau Service can help you if you have significant damage to your yard and your house due to branches or fallen trees. We’ll help you clean up, remove dangerous or fallen trees, or assist with emergency tarp installations.

Felling Wedges

Two plastic felling wedges are necessary to prevent the saw from being pinched during a cut. These can be purchased at any outdoor power equipment shop that stocks chain saws.

Calculate the Felling Zone: How do you cut a tree in any direction that you desire?

Trees can reach higher than you might expect and are often taller than you realize. If you are planning to fall a tree, the “axhand trick” can help you estimate the height of the tree. Hold the ax at arm’s length and close one eye. Then, move towards the tree and either back away or toward it until the top and bottom are equal. After the treetop falls, your feet should be approximately where it will rest. This is just an estimation. If the tree falls on something, allow for extra space.

Clear a Cutting Zone

You may not be ready to cut the tree even if you know which way it will fall. Clear the branches and remove any foliage from the trunk. They should be 45 degrees apart from one another in opposite directions. It is not a good idea to trip on a fallen tree.

Take the tree up

Begin by looking at the tree. If you don’t like what you see, don’t chop