In the capital of North Carolina, Raleigh, the temperature is projected to fall, and snow and ice is right around the corner. Attorney General Roy Cooper warned that this is the time in which homeowners will seek help with tree, but can easily be taken advantage.
Tree service scammers try to rip property owners off. Shady companies will go knocking on doors offering help, but most of these should not be trusted. If trees has fallen or is damaged and help is needed, hiring a licensed, insured, and professional tree company should be called.
If you come across such scammers, report them to the local law enforcement and to the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division to save others from this potential risk.People residing in North Carolina can report directly to Cooper’s office by calling toll-free 1-877-5-NO-SCAM or by filing a consumer complaint.
How to Protect Yourself from Being Scammed by Tree Companies:
You can contact North Carolina’s Consumer Protection Division at 1-877-5-NO-SCAM, file a consumer complaint or report possible price gouging online at www.ncdoj.gov if you have any problems. Learn more here.
Trees are vital to life. They produce oxygen, absorb carbon dioxide, provide food shade and shelter to all life forms. Warren Buffett said “someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”. They are a gift of nature. However, there are unfortunate situations where we need to remove the trees for the larger good.
For the most part, a dead or decaying tree can be revived through expert tree trimming or pruning the badly affected parts. However, if trimming does not work, then removal can be resorted to as the last option. Different strategies can be opted for the removal of dead trees. You can do it on “DO IT YOURSELF” basis if the tree is small and removal is manageable.
For larger trees or risky tree locations (close to houses or structures), the best way is to contact an expert at dead tree removal service (like us). We are the best service providers in the area. You can either call us at 334-310-4556 or you can fill the contact form in order to contact us.
How to remove dead trees on DIY basis?
You will need following tools essentially:
After having assembled your tool kit for tree removal, follow undermentioned steps:
Word of Caution
While removing a dead tree, it is very important to follow safety precautions. Wear gloves, steel-toed boots and safety goggles to avoid injury from swinging tools or flying wood chips.
Winston-Salem Tree Service offers professional yet affordable tree removals. Call us today for a free, often same day, estimate.