Petzl ZigZag Review by Arborists & Tree Surgeons
The Petzl ZigZag is one of the most talked about pieces of climbing equipment on the market today. With 1000’s of professionals using the ascender, it’s clear there’s something special about this product. Before buying the Petzl ZigZag there are many things to consider. On the surface, the kit appears costly. However, many tree professionals suggest this product is worth the price. Below are a few Petzl ZigZag reviews by arborists and tree surgeons.
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Tree Pruning Saw
A tree pruning saw is used by a professional in arboriculture for woodworking, pruning shrubs and delimbing trees. This piece of equipment is also extremely useful when preparing to fell a tree. Before purchasing, it’s important to find the best pruning saw to suit your needs. In this article, we are reviewing the top 10 saws worth considering.
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Why it’s Essential To Own a Spare Set of Chipper Blades
For many professional tree surgeons and arborists, wood chipping is something that comes into play on a daily basis. Many experts spend thousands of pounds on wood chippers, so it’s just as important to also have high-quality blades to get the most out of your chipper. One of the most common mistakes some tree workers make is not having a spare set of blades. Yes, believe it or not, this does happen!
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How To Fell A Tree – The Ultimate Guide
Felling a tree is the process of causing a tree to fall down in a professional and safe practice. This procedure should always be fulfilled by a qualified expert with knowledge of how to fell a tree safely. The process can be completed by means of cutting with a chainsaw, sawing with a handsaw, or chopping with a felling axe. Over 700 hectares / 1,730 acres of trees are felled by experts in the UK alone each year. Continue reading How To Fell A Tree Safely
What are The Best Hedge Cutting Ladders?
Hedge cutting ladders sometimes referred to as Tripod ladders are considered to be one of the best ladders on the market for landscaping work. Whether you are a tree surgeon or landscaper, there are many benefits as to why you might want to consider tripod ladders. Today, the ladders are widely used in the tree services industry by thousands of professionals. This is an imperative piece of equipment that is extremely functional when it comes to carrying out various tree-related tasks. Here’s more information on hedge cutting ladders.
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Professional Logging Equipment
Thousands of professionals in arboriculture use logging equipment to carry out day to day logging tasks. Forestry workers and arborists can benefit from logging wood in many ways, including profiting from plywood, lumber, pulp, and firewood. Each wood use has its own value and requires cutting specifications such as length, diameter, and defect, meaning skill and precision are vital with each cut.
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For a wide variety of occupations, a chainsaw is an essential piece of equipment. Whether you’re a tree surgeon, a landscape gardener, or even just a keen amateur, there will always be work waiting for your handy chainsaw to tackle. But when is it time for chainsaw chain replacement?
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The Importance of Having a Tree Surgeon First Aid Kit Handy
A Tree Surgeon First Aid Kit is a crucial piece of safety equipment for any tree professional. It can come in handy when there is a requirement for medical attention. If you are a tree surgeon, forestry worker or arborist, you should make it a point to ensure that a first aid pouch is easily accessible at your work site. Here’s everything you need to know.
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Type A and Type C Chainsaw Protective Trousers
If you are looking for more information on chainsaw PPE and the difference between the 2 types of trousers then you will find this article useful. We know operating a chainsaw is a dangerous job, and in addition to the heavy, sharp and dangerous equipment being used, there are a number of things you ought to consider. These things include the risk of chippings being lost, falling objects, working at heights, and working in dusty surroundings. Whilst these factors heavily contribute to the design of chainsaw trousers, the type of protection offered is key. Here’s what you need to know:
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A Guide To Choosing The Best Head Torch
When working in dark conditions such as in woodlands and forests at night time, head torches are extremely beneficial in helping to increase work quality and productivity. Owning the best head torch for your working environment is also crucial in ensuring safety by providing extreme brightness wherever you look.
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