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Question DetailsAsked on 9/13/2016

who can i get remove wood from backyard?

I have from deck need to be removed

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If this is lengths of trees in decent condition, some Firewood vendors (your Search the List category) will come and pick up and haul wood away. If intact (standing or felled) trees some firewood vendors will come and cut it up and haul away, though there is liability risk to you if you are not contracted with a licensed and insured contractor for that. Tree Services of course do that sort of removal too - lots of previous questions with responses about costs and potential for free removal in the Lawn and Garden > Tree Service link in Browse Projects, at lower left.

Assuming you mean scrap lumber - not tree wood - like from a shed or deck you took down, taking into mind (especially if it has nails in it) your liability risk, if in decent condition you could Craigslist it for free. Otherwise, Hauling (Junk Haulers) would probably be your best bet - though they may or may not be prepared to cut to hauling length. Some use box vans, some have trailers - so may not be able to handle pieces longer than 8 to 12 foot range depending on their vehicle, so you may need to cut to length before they come if you had long pieces in there.

If in-place - not torn down, some Haulers will do that as well as haul it away - as will some Handymen.

You could also ask around, if in decent used condition, if any of your neighbors want it for deck or planter construction.

DIY - borrow a flat bed trailer or snow machine/skidoo/ATV trailer from a friend or get a friend with a pickup to help for pizza and beer afterwards to haul it to the dump yourself. Or rent a U-Haul pickup for a day for about $25-50 to haul it to the dump - these options certainly cheaper than hiring someone to come take it away, provided you can physically haul it to a truck or trailer yourself.

Also - if in decent condition (reusable for some project or planters) you would need to be prepared to do the trailer or pickup route if no-one takes it, but normally (make sure all nails are out) if you stack it neatly on your property near the street with a FREE sign on it, it will normally disappear in a couple of days. Of course, if rotten this does not work, and if not on a fairly well travelled street you might have to put a Craigslist or local sale item ad to let people know where it is to pick up.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD



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