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Tree branch shredding – An ecological solution

The latest storms to hit Quebec this winter caused a lot of damage and havoc. Several trees fell and branches were torn off.

Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to clean up after Mother Nature, but how do you get rid of fallen tree branches? By shredding them!

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Chipping branches is an interesting option for getting rid of broken branches. A team will come to your site with a specialized machine that shreds branches to clear up clutter.

It’s an efficient, environmentally-friendly way to clean up your grounds, as the chips produced by the machine can be reused in a variety of ways. More on this later in the article.

Why mulch tree branches?

Branches that have fallen after a storm or strong winds are a nuisance and prevent you from enjoying your property to the full.

They can quickly become a source of worry and accident, especially if young children are playing nearby.

Here’s why it’s a good idea to chop up any tree branches that have fallen in your yard.

Picking up all the fallen branches on your property can be a long and tedious job. Why do it yourself?

Hiring a specialist company will free you from having to collect the branches yourself and transport them to a depot.

Save time and energy by requesting your free quotes now using our form. It’s free and without obligation!

Chipping the branches will also allow you to reclaim the space lost because of that pile of wood that’s been lying around for… how long already?

Your garden will look much neater, and you’ll finally be able to use that long-lost space for a pond, pergola or children’s play area.

You’ll be glad to have this long-abandoned piece of land back!

The branches will also eventually rot, making them attractive to a number of invasive species that will be delighted to make them their home. This is the case, for example, with carpenter ants.

They’ll have a merry feast with the branches left behind, and once the feast is over, guess where they’ll head next? Most likely in your home!

So a simple pile of branches can turn into much bigger trouble, so it’s best to deal with them before they decompose.

Hiring a company to chop up the branches on your property
will save you from having to hire an exterminator to get rid of unwanted critters, which can be a much more persistent problem.

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How do I choose the right branch shredding company?

First of all, check with a number of companies that offer branch shredding services. Equipment must be adapted to your needs, and to the size of the branches to be shredded.

Some companies have shredders capable of shredding branches up to 9 inches in diameter, while others have more powerful machines capable of shredding branches up to 12 inches in diameter.

That’s why it’s important to mention these details when you request your quotes. In fact, you can get 3 free shredding quotes from companies in your area right here.

Comparing prices is also an important step when it comes to hiring a company. That’s why we offer a free comparison service that’s sure to save you money on chipping your branches.

Friendly advice from Tree Quotes

Also check that the company has liability insurance. This could save you from having to pay in the event of an incident or breakdown.

How do you reuse shavings from shredded branches?

When branches are shredded, they are ground into small chips. Although some companies send it all to composting sites, it is possible to dispose of it in other ways, giving wood residues a second life.

Depending on your wishes, you can ask the shredding company to leave the wood chips on site for you to reuse, or you can ask them to dispose of them completely.

To help you decide, here are some ideas for reusing wood chips:

Chipping tree branches is a sensible solution because it’s a wood processing method, and the waste produced can have another life.

It’s up to you to decide what to do with it!

Renting a shredder: a good idea or not?

It might occur to you to rent a shredder and do the job yourself. However, the Tree Quotes team does not recommend this alternative.

The teams who come to your home are well trained to work with this high-powered machine.

Don’t forget that some machines can shred branches up to 12 inches in diameter!

Accidents happen so quickly, and can result in very serious injuries. You’ll agree with us that it’s better to avoid taking such a risk, and to entrust this work to a real team of experts.

When it’s time to perform a dangerous task such as felling a tree or chipping branches, it’s best to call in tree-felling professionals to ensure a job well done, in complete safety.

Where can you find a branch shredding company near you?

It’s so easy! By filling in our form, shredding companies in your area will contact you and offer their services.

You can compare up to 3 free, no-obligation quotes!

Our form is easy to fill in and will only take 2 minutes of your time. In addition to saving money, you’ ll also save time, since you won’t have to contact several companies – the companies will contact you.

You’ll receive your free quotes within 24 to 48 hours, after which you can compare prices and services.

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You can then choose from the companies we have suggested.

The Tree Quotes form is available at all times and offers you several services in one place. A great way to save money.


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