How to Transport a Christmas Tree

How to Transport a Christmas Tree


o Christmas tree how lovely are thy branches and we want to help you keep them that way it’s your Tannenbaum is in transit while minimizing the risk of damage to your car or someone else to help you avert a holiday disaster of Griswold and proportions heed these christmas tree transportation tips you’ll thank us later we know it’s tempting to try and outdo the neighbors but you need to make sure this thing is going to fit in your vehicles cargo area on its roof also be sure you bring enough rope or bungee cords to properly secure the tree to the roof rack or cargo hopes have your tree netted a lot to make it less unwieldy and to reduce wind damage to the trees needles you’re taking the roof route place a tarp or blanket between the tree in the roof protect against scratches the same goes for the inside of your tree fits in the cargo area this will also spare you having to pick up those loose needles later you want the base of the tree pointing forward to the wind flows around the branches as opposed to going against the grain center of the tree on the roof to minimize the effect on your car center of gravity wrap your rope or bungee around the tree first then loop it through the roof racks you can pull the rope through your car’s windows we recommend against doing that before driving away give your tree a good tug and make sure you’ve secured it sufficiently drive slowly and avoid highways this will limit wind damage as well as the threat of the tree coming loose if the tree seller offers to do this job for you take him up on it or you could avoid all this hassle and just buy a fake tree from the store but come on where’s the fun in that

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