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Have you ever wondered about what a normal day is like for a tree climber? If yes, read on. If no, you should still read because it took me 30 minutes to write this for those who have always wondered what it's like during a normal day for a tree trimmer.
I get up and roll out of bed at 5am pretty much every day. In the winter time when it's cold, I'll sleep in until about 7am because it's still dark outside until then. For the most part, my equipment is loaded up and cleaned from the prior work day. The crew arrives at my house around 7am as that's about the time I'm finished with my breakfast. It's bacon or sausage and eggs every day at my house. I love toast too but it's not good for me so I usually pass.
We normally head out to the job site around 7:15am so if one of my crew isn't here by then, he better find another way to the job site and he better be there by 7:30am if he expects to work that day. We value our customers and their time is valuable to we expect everyone to be on time every day. We only hire the best of the best so it's never really been an issue but they know the expectations. We show up to the job site on time so arriving at my house in the morning is very important.
When we arrive at the jobsite, we get to work right away so we can get out of our customers way as quickly as possible. There is something about a group of guys that depend on each other that's very special. They don't work as individuals, they work as a team. We are now locked in on the days mission and get to work right away. It's hard work but we love it. I'm the main climber and have been climbing trees since I was a kid. We have the equipment to get the job done no matter if it's a large or small job.
Within about 30 minutes our first climber heads up the tree to get started. He goes pretty high but is very experienced so we don't worry to much about him. He is a very safe climber and helps us get the ropes up high. We have had jobs where we have had to climb several hundred feet up. It's hard work but none of my guys signed up for a day at the office so I don't hear complaints. I love my crew. Our guys will spend the early hours getting the tree limbs down and then we chop down the entire tree. Of course if we are just trimming the tree for the customer and not removing it, we certainly wouldn't cut it down. But there's more!!! If our customer is wanting the tree removed, we go ahead and chop it down. If our customer wants to keep the wood, we cut it up into smaller pieces so they can handle it. If not, we'll chip it up and take it away. We'll also clean up the area before we pack up and leave.
Our days are never the same and each job is different and that's the way we like it. Feel free to give us a call today and we'll get you a free estimate. We're family owned and proud of it.