This time of year, as the season begins change, leaves are not the only things falling trees. It is common for homeowners to find their yards full of scattered twigs and branches after a few weeks of cooler temperatures and windier weather. The problem is, many people have no clue how to get rid of all of these branches and twigs. Residential trash pickup companies usually don’t accept lawn debris, and not everyone lives along the edge of a wooded forest. So it’s difficult to find a simple and effective solution for tree branch disposal. If you find yourself facing a similar struggle, continue reading to learn three effective methods for disposing fallen tree branches.
Rent a Wood Chipper
Wood chippers, or shredders, our great for getting rid of pesky tree branches and twigs in your yard. You can rent a wood shredder at any local home improvement store or hardware store, and even at most appliance stores. There are usually several appliance rental stores around as well. You can rent one of these machines for as low as $25 a day, depending on the retailer of your choice. Simply read the manual, do the work, and bag up all the shreds. You can then use this shredded wood as mulch for the spring!
Start a Fire
Gathering up all of the outdoor twigs and branches that have fallen on the ground, and then storing them in a cool dry place, is a great way to have firewood for the rest of the season. Use long ribbon or bungee cords to keep stacks of wood in an organized fashion. These are perfect for indoor fireplaces, outdoor fireplaces, fire pits, outdoor fire chimneys, and more.
Call a Tree Service Company
The best way to get rid of a bunch of fallen branches and twigs in your yard is to contact professional tree service company. They retain the proper tools, equipment, and resources to efficiently cleanup your yard and provide any other additional tree services you might need. This might include additional branch removal and tree thinning to prevent additional fallen tree branches in your yard.