Why you should leave tree removal to the professionals in Brisbane Southside

You’ve probably read a few do-it-yourself guides on how to remove trees. They are plenty on YouTube and other nooks of the internet. Well, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement, but you might be biting more than you can chew.

DIY tree removal may be convenient and cost-effective. But, do you have the skills, the tools, and what it takes to do it safely, efficiently, and without causing damage to your property?

The truth is that tree removal in Brisbane Southside is best left to professionals like Oasis Tree Management. If done by inexperienced people, it can turn into a nightmare. Don’t believe us? According to recent stats, over 30,000 Australians are injured annually by chainsaws and other tree removal tools. That’s the last thing you want to happen.

In this post, we are going to walk you through calamitous mistakes associated with DIY tree removal. Read on and learn why you are better off hiring professionals to take care of your tree removal needs in Brisbane Southside.

Mistake #1: Handling Chainsaws without Proper Skills

There’s more to chainsaws than meets the eye. Sure, maybe you, your neighbour or a member of your family owns a chainsaw and they might offer to take care of the tree removal for you. But it’s important to consider how powerful and dangerous chainsaws can be when not handled with the proper skill. For one, a chainsaw can lunge back at you in a phenomenon called “kickback.” Kickback is sudden and is fatal in some instances.

Mistake #2: Climbing Trees

There’s also the issue of height when it comes to removing branches. If that sounds like your situation, don’t pull out the ladder and attempt to climb the tree yourself, call an Arborist who in trained in climbing and cutting trees safely.

Mistake #3: Improper Tree Cutting

If you’re a DIYer, the chances are that you don’t know the best tree pruning practices to ensure your tree can heal when cut. It’s important to prune a tree properly to ensure it remains safe and stable.

Mistake #4: Electricity Lines!

It goes without saying not to attempt to prune or remove trees near powerlines at your property. Even if they are service lines for your phone or foxtel, you don’t want to knock these lines down as it can cost you up to $300 – $400 to have a electrican put them back up for you.


Hire a professional when pruning or removing trees at your property. Call Oasis Tree Management on 07 5546 3958 today.

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