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May 12, I need to dig a few holes for footings for a deck in an area close to a large tree where there's a very good probability of hitting tree roots. Based on the size of the tree and what I'm seeing close to the surface I'm guessing that I might hit roots as large as 4" in diameter.
Develop a plan and leave yourself enough time to get the holes dug and you'll have your fence posts etc.
I've used a two man auger before and cut through smaller roots in clay soil with minimal kickback. Aug 21, The drill bit just gets stuck, and instead of drilling a fence post hole through the tree root, it turns the handle instead!It will be ok for small tree roots, but for anything larger than 3 inches thick, I just wouldn’t recommend it, which is a shame as petrol augers are otherwise an absolutely amazing piece of machinery to have when digging post holes and would make a great asset to any Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Your Estimated Tree Trimming Costs in Hyde Park:This cost is based on Suffolk County labor costs includes identification and trimming of dead and diseased leaves and branches, pruning and shaping, limb, leave and branch removal if necessary. Your Estimated Hazardous Tree Care Costs in Hyde Park: