Turning Beloved Trees into Treasured Heirlooms

Turning Beloved Trees into Treasured Heirlooms

Carolina Home Magazine features Mill on Wheels Owner/Sawyer Chris Carroll December 20, 2021 He Shows Up for Your Trees by Steve Wong Photos by Jack Robert Chris Carroll understands when tree huggers can’t let go. It’s not uncommon for his clients to cry about a tree....
What Makes Us Different

What Makes Us Different

McDonald’s isn’t in the hamburger business. They’re in the real estate business because their locations sit on the most valuable pieces of property in an area. Starbucks isn’t in the coffee business. They’re in the social business. They...
Can Storm Damaged Trees be Used for Lumber?

Can Storm Damaged Trees be Used for Lumber?

There’s more than just snow left on the ground from the Blizzard of 2018. There’s tons of trees. We’ve gotten calls asking if those trees can still be used for lumber. The answer is YES! Here’s what you need to know: How Big Should a Tree be to...
Chris Carroll GATE Success Story

Chris Carroll GATE Success Story

In 2011, Chris was chosen as the small business success story of the year by the Growing America Through Entrepreneurship program. He was featured in Advantage West Magazine. You can read the full article here.
Which is Cheaper – Hiring a Saw Mill or Buying your Lumber?

Which is Cheaper – Hiring a Saw Mill or Buying your Lumber?

UPDATED FOR 2021 The number one question landowners ask us: Is it cheaper to have lumber milled from your own property or buy it from a big box store?  When this article was originally written, there was no pandemic and life was….well, normal! Covid changed...
When is the Best Time to Harvest Trees for Lumber?

When is the Best Time to Harvest Trees for Lumber?

If you’re interested in harvesting trees from your property to use as lumber in building your house or other projects, it’s important to know the optimal time for harvesting your trees. Fall is the optimal time to fell trees. This is due to the sap. As the...
Clear Cutting vs Selective Tree Cutting

Clear Cutting vs Selective Tree Cutting

To properly manage your forest, tree cutting is a fact of life. Eventually, it has to be done. As the forest canopy grows and new growth emerges underneath, trees begin to compete for essential resources like sun and rain water. In a densely-populated forest,...