Stump Grinding and Removal

One of the biggest parts of tree removal is stump grinding or removal, both come with lots of questions about what to do next. Should you just leave it or have it removed? Should you just do it on your own or call your tree service experts that have tree grinding machines? Which is best – stump grinding or removal?

Your unremoved tree stump may not cause a problem at first, but over time it can become trouble on your lawn. You might have to deal with more issues than the tree has caused you in the first place. If you are still undecided whether to just leave your tree stump or hire professionals to remove it, read on below to learn more about the risk you are taking.

AESTHETICS

Having the rotting stump surely doesn’t look good in your yard, not only it’s unpleasant in the eyes but it can be an inconvenience when mowing your lawn. Also, it prevents you from planting new trees as the stump and roots are taking unnecessary space of your property.

PESTS

Leaving your stump untouched and just letting it decay over time may attract critters and spread out to your yard or even invade your home.

HAZARDOUS

Some stumps are camouflaged by grass and other plants thus they become tripping hazards. Imagine the pain of unknowingly stumbling on a hiding stump.

NEW GROWTH

Keeping your tree stump in your yard may cause the tree to regrow with multiple trunks.

While you may think that you can leave the stump and let it rot, the chances of pests getting to other surrounding trees or your home are not very small. Grinding or removing them is the best option to avoid pests or any other unexpected damage.

Stump Grinding or Stump Removal?

You are ready to take action on your stump however, you are still unsure if you want it to be removed or grinds. Your simple answer to your confusion only depends on what is your plan for your landscape. 

Stump Grinding

The process of Stump Grinding includes the use of a machine to shred it down into small wood chips. Our tree grinding machines allow us to handle this quickly and safely. Professional help plays a vital role in the process as they can easily identify when to adjust the speed and power of the grinder to get through difficult areas. While the grinding process is much more efficient than stump removal it leaves the root behind. The tree roots left underground will die without the stump. Grinding ensures that there is no ready habitat for pests and has less impact on your landscaping. 

Stump Removal

Stump Removal is not easy, but with the right equipment, it is surely doable. Having the right tools is important, some items that may be needed will be a chainsaw, shovel, ax, chain, and four-wheel-drive truck. The removal process is more intrusive than Stump Grinding as it involves digging out the ground for the root. The process will leave you an open space that you can immediately use to transfer a new plant or put a new design on your lawn. 

Reach out to us and we can guide you on whether stump removal or grinding is best for your needs. You can rest assured that we have the right skills, tree grinding machines, and removal equipment to take off the stump safely for you.

If you want to enjoy a spacious and hazard-free yard in fast and easy steps, hire professionals like us. It might be more affordable than you think and it will certainly be a lot safer for both you and your property. Call us today at 555-555-5555 for your free estimate.

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