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Why It’s Important to Have Land Clearing Done By a Professional

You may require land clearing on your site for various reasons, however the one common rule is that you should never do it yourself, but instead always have the job done by a professional. Land clearance can often entail a lot of complicated components, as well as there being specific machinery required. Without this knowledge or access to the machinery, you can put yourself at risk and it is highly unlikely that you will be able to carry out the job properly or successfully. 

Here at GW Plant Hire, we are specialists in land clearance and have many years of experience in this sector. We have the collection of necessary machinery so that we can tackle the project properly and get the job done well. Therefore, if you are in a position where you require a land clearance service, you must contact professionals such as ourselves to help you rather than attempt to do this yourself. 


It is essential to have the right equipment

You simply cannot successfully carry out a land clearing project without access to all of the necessary machinery. When you are removing plants and big trees, you can put yourself at risk by not removing it with the correct equipment. A professional will always have access to the right machinery and they will also be aware of what they need for the job.


A professional will do the job properly

One of the most important reasons to hire a professional for land clearance, is that they will know how to do the job properly. This will solve all problems and ensure that nothing is left unattended to. Again, this brings us back to machinery and equipment. Professionals have access to these so that the job can be done properly and safely, whereas if you attempt it yourself you cannot always do this. 

Furthermore, a professional will know the most effective and efficient methods for the job. Without this understanding, you can potentially cause damage to the land as well as existing plants and trees that you intend to keep. They will have tried and tested many methods over the years so that they know the best way to tackle every job.


You would be putting yourself at risk by attempting the job yourself

Without the experience and knowledge that a professional has, you immediately put yourself at serious risk of injury in attempting land clearance yourself. This is the most important reason why you must always get the job done by a professional, as you could potentially cause yourself serious harm in the process if you do not know what you are doing and aren’t equipped for the job.


Ensuring that the land is safe is very important

Before any land clearance job, a professional will carry out a safety assessment of the area and ensure they are aware of any hazards and therefore are not putting themselves at any risk. If you decide to attempt a land clearance project yourself, you may not necessarily be aware of these factors and so could potentially be putting yourself in risk of danger. 

Further to the site surveys a professional will conduct prior to clearing the land, they will also be able to ensure the job is done safely and there are no hazards to anybody in the process, and they will also make sure that the land is safe afterwards.


It’s often more eco-friendly as a professional will have the materials from your site recycled

Though we cannot speak for all companies, we know there are a lot of professionals out there like ourselves that make efforts to be as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible. As part of our land clearance service, we will recycle all the timber we source so that it is converted into biofuel. This is great for the environment as it is a carbon-neutral alternative to using fossil fuels. Attempting to do land clearance yourself would limit you on this front as you may not have the resources to be able to recycle your materials. 

For more information or if you would like to speak to us about hiring our team for a land clearance job, simply get in touch with us via our contact page and we will be more than happy to help.