For the Best Timber Harvesting, Illinois Counts on One Company
The time is right to have your timber harvested. But where can you go with reliable logging services that pay you the most for your wood? The best timber harvesting Illinois has to offer can be found at Walnut Timber Buyers.
With 30 years of experience, Walnut Timber Buyers knows how to properly assess, harvest and sell your timber, with no hassle to you. As a father and son run business, we believe in close bonds with our clients. To build that trust, we offer services that are careful, efficient and profitable to you. Once our logging operations have finished, you’ll be coming back to us for seasons to come.
When Is Your Timber Ready to Harvest?
You can’t just take any tree and expect it to be ready to cut down. At Walnut Timber Buyers, our loggers are experienced enough to know exactly when timber is at peak harvesting time to get you maximum value.
- Size: As the saying goes, “the bigger, the better.” This is true for trees as well. The minimum a tree must be to harvest is 8 inches in diameter. This is typically used for most construction boards. Sizes after that are much more sought after.
- Species: For Walnut Timber Buyers, we are specific in the species of trees we take. Based on our name’s sake, we primarily focus on walnut trees. Additionally, we take white oak veneer. Both these types of trees are hardwood.
- Age: Together with size, age makes a difference for harvesting trees. We won’t take trees at too young an age, to make sure they continue to grow and spread their seed. The oldest (biggest) trees are what we harvest, as they supply the most wood.
- Health: Our loggers can quickly tell if a tree has become sick or diseased. In these unfortunate cases, we cannot take the timber. The wood from such trees is weaker and prone to rot.
How Do We Harvest Timber?
When your trees are ready to harvest, Walnut Timber Buyers take the most precautions. We carefully remove usable timber and make sure it doesn’t fall onto neighboring property or creeks and streams. Next, we carry lumber away through roads and grades we build and leave as minimal a footprint as possible. Finally, we give you the max value for your timber, and make sure you are paid before a single log leaves your property.
Have a Question?
If you are interested in the timber harvesting Illinois residents count on, give Walnut Timber Buyers a call today. You can contact us at (309) 326-9711.