Finished up the 3 maple removal yesterday and today after getting rained out Wed-Fri (pics/vid link in the Work Pictures thread). Good job and the customer was very happy and paid up right on the spot.. After that, did an estimate for a customer who just purchased a large property with about 20 trees to work on. Mostly prunes and a couple of take downs, but one tree has me concerned. A ~70ft oak close to her house and the neighbor. Look at the tree and the base on these pics:
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That rot is very brittle and goes almost halfway through the trunk up to about 8 feet. The 2 back leaning limbs go over the neighbor's roof. I told her she should have this tree removed to avoid any type of accident/liability scenario, but she says her "horticulturist" father said not to worry about it, and if it falls, she'll let insurance cover it. She's on the very top of the small mountain range I live on, and we consistently get 50+ mph wind storms up here.
🤦♂️🤦♂️🤦♂️ (Can I find a bigger facepalm please!!! Oh wait, how about this) :
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That is great news regarding yourself and mentorship. #ChoicesCorey, Sean... Not the first. We've had some bad ones. only one fatality though.
I just need to concentrate on MYSELF, and make some changes so as to become a suitable example for some of these literally fatherless young fellers.