Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 11/21/2015

I need a 60 ft tall and 40 ft in diameter oak tree removed for free in exchange for the wood in sylmar, ca

Tree is in the front of my residence

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


2 Answers

0
Votes

If it is really 40 feet in diamter, instead of cutting it down you should start charging admission, because that would be the largest diameter tree in the world ! I presume you actually meant 40 feet in circumference, which still makes it a pretty large tree - presumably a multi-trunked California Live Oak, and one of if not the largest on record for that species too, if actually 40 feet.


If (when signed in) you check out several of the links below this response regarding cutting for wood, you can get some ideas - but I am guessing you will be hard pressed to find someone because live oak is not a great wood for lumber, and that big a tree is more effort to cut up and split than it is worth for firewood, so I think you are spitting into the wind expecting to get it done for free. Especially if near power lines, street, or buildings so it cannot just be free felled, but would have to be taken down piecemeal to prevent damage.

Answered 3 years ago by LCD

0
Votes

Hi,

This is James W. in Member Care. Thanks for your interest in Angie's List!

We'll be happy to help find top rated providers from our "Tree Service" category, but it doesn't look like you have a subscription to the List yet. You can join by visiting www.angieslist.com or by giving us a call. Our call center is available 8:00 am-9:00 pm weekdays and 8:00-5:00 pm ET on Saturdays. If you join online, you can save 20% on an annual plan by using the promo code ANSWERS. Our most popular membership, our Plus Plan, is just $29.99 for a full year!

Thanks for your question and we look forward to assisting you!

Answered 3 years ago by Member Services




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy