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Tree Removal

Do not try this at home.  Hire a certified, experienced and bonded Arborist instead. 

Tree Job from Hell by arborist Blair Glenn; 30:23 minutes; A video on a large tree removal where the  tree is leaning on a house (Do not try this at home. Hire a Certified Arborist)

Felling a Dangerous Leaning Tree by arboristBlairGlenn; 8:57 minutes; Published on Jul 10, 2014 DANGEROUS JOB!!! This one kept me up at night! A big leaning trunk needed some creative felling techniques. We also milled the first 18 feet of the tree and turned it into 4x6's.

Tree Stump Removal  by Oklahoma Gardening; 4:28minutes;  Published on May 22, 2013 (5/18/13)-Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano talks about options for dealing with tree stumps in the landscape.

Stump Removal: Holistic Approach by Terry Hale; 14:52 minutes; Published on May 27, 2013 Detailed steps to removing a large stump...with the tree. Tools and methods. 


Climbing and Taking Down Rotten Trees Do not try this at home.


The Iron Giant- Tree has been over cabled and is going to be taken down by a tree care company.


Please be advised that showing a video from a private sector company does not represent endorsement of that company by the State of Illinois.