Safety Tips Around Tree Pruning | Front Range Arborists

Safety Tips Around Tree Pruning

One of the best decisions that you can make for your trees is to prune them.

By maintaining your trees’ health, you’ll avoid the inevitable tree removal. However, pruning trees can take a lot of time and can cause safety hazards while working. To avoid this, we’re giving you some safety tips to help when you are pruning your trees.

Some of the main reasons you’ll need to prune your tree is to keep the shape of it to avoid any hazards to surrounding elements and your home.

Remove any diseased or damaged branches and make sure to reduce the height if there are electrical lines or other obstructions overhead.

After a storm, there can be a lot of damaged branches. Assess each tree in your yard and ensure that there are no hanging limbs. If there are hanging limbs, remove them to avoid any damage or hazardous situations. Make sure you take the necessary precautions when removing a branch. They can often be very heavy and can fall in a different direction than you intended.

Another safety tip is to check the equipment you have to see if it is working properly. By having the right and proper equipment, you are not only ensuring your safety, but the safety of others around you.

If you are worried that you aren’t using the proper equipment, give Front Range Arborists a call! We have all the right equipment ensure safety and proper pruning.

While working on your trees, make sure you keep checking your surroundings and talking with anyone else in the area. This is to make sure that if a hazardous situation does arise, then you know who is in the area, where they are at, and how you can make sure everyone is safe.

However, storm-damaged trees can be very dangerous and should not be handled alone.

When trees are damaged, there can be broken limbs that you cannot see. At Front Range Arborists, we can help you with your entire tree and shrub needs. We have years of experience and training to not only make your yard look aesthetically pleasing, but to ensure everyone is safe during the process.

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