Hand Crew Cutting and Chipping Services

Hand Crews for Clearing Brush and Trimming Oak Trees

Our hand crews are unbelievably effective at transforming properties–faster than you can imagine! They use chainsaws to cut cedar and underbrush, which can either be fed through a wood chipper or laid out in a path for our mulching machines to shred. We can also leave the piles, if you choose, for wildlife habitat (common for those with wildlife tax exemptions), for terracing the land, or to be burned at your leisure. We believe mulching the cut vegetation is the best way to go because of the environmental benefits the mulch provides. The layer of mulch left behind preserves your land by preventing soil erosion. Moisture and nutrients are sealed in beneath the mulch, thereby helping native grasses and desirable hardwood trees to flourish.

Our hand crew can work alone or in combination with our various machinery, including our tracked or wheeled skid steers, which can help them consolidate brush into large piles. If you have any questions about a potential hand crew job, please feel free to call our Office and speak to one of our experts today.

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Protect your oaks by clearing cedar with our hand crews

We Understand Oak Wilt Prevention is Important to You

Oak wilt is a disease caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum that affects oak trees across the Hill Country. Although the disease typically spreads through root-to-root contact, it can (in rare cases) be spread by a type of beetle that carries fungal spores from an infected tree to other trees nearby.  Any recent wounds (between 24 to 48 hours old) are vulnerable to this type of transmittal.

That's why our hand crews take every precaution when dealing with trees infected with oak wilt or when oak wilt is known to be in the area.  We "paint the oaks" by spraying and sealing all of the wounds we create to prevent the disease from spreading. Don't hesitate to talk to your job supervisor about any oak wilt concerns.

oak wilt spray

We are based in Kerr County near Comfort, TX, however, we provide land clearing services in all of the Texas Hill Country as well as North Texas, South Texas, and Central Texas. Below is a list of counties that we frequent.

(Austin County, Atascosa County, Bexar County, Bandera County, Blanco County, Burnet County, Bell County, Bosque County, Brown County, Bastrop County, Burleson County, Brazos County, Brooks County, Bee County, Comal County, Caldwell County, Colorado County, Coryell County, Comanche County, Coleman County, Concho County, Callahan County, Coke County, Crockett County, Dimmit County, Duval County, Dewitt County, Denton County, Collin County, Edwards County, Erath County, Eastland County, Ellis County, Frio County, Fayette County, Falls County, Freestone County, Gillespie County, Guadalupe County, Goliath County, Gonzales County, Grimes County, Hidalgo County, Hays County, Hood County, Hill County, Hamilton County, Irion County, Jim Hogg County, Jim Wells County, Jackson County, Johnson County, Jack County, Jones County, Kleberg County, Kendall County, Kerr County, Kinney County, Karnes County, Kimble County, La Salle County, Live Oak County, Lavaca County, Llano County, Lee County, Lampasas County, Limestone County, Maverick County, McMullen County, Medina County, Menard County, Mason County, McCulloch County, Mills County, McLennan County, Milam County, Palo Pinto County, Parker County, Real County, Refugio County, Runnels County, Starr County, San Patricio County, Sutton County, Schleicher County, San Saba County, Somervell County, Stephens County, Shackelford County, Travis County, Tom Green County, Taylor County, Throckmorton County, Val Verde County, Victoria County, Wilson County, Wharton County, Washington County, Williamson County, Wise County, Young County, Zapata County)

Oklahoma Counties
(Comanche, Cotton, Grady, McClain, Stephens, Jefferson, Carter, Love, Murray, Pontotoc, Johnston, Marshall, Bryan, Atoka, Coal)

New Mexico Counties
(Union, Harding, San Miguel, Guadalupe, Quay, Curry, Roosevelt)

We will travel anywhere if the job is large enough. If you have a small job we will typically nest small jobs together in order to cover as much ground as possible within our current service area.

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    210-745-2743 Office
    866-472-9119 Fax
    877-404-8141 Toll-Free
    Office Address
    6707 TX-27, Comfort, TX 78013
    Mailing Address
    PO Box 95 Comfort, Tx 78013

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