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The decision to leave stumps in place can be problematic in some cases. This is not only because they are unsightly or could impede future landscaping plans, but also because the potential for the stump to form new shoots or spread root diseases such a honey fungus should be considered.

Tree stumps are removed by either using hand tools or, more commonly, by using mechanical machinery, such as a stump grinder.

It is often more cost-effective to pay a little bit extra for stump removal when the tree is cut down. Stumps are usually large and heavy, and therefore require special equipment and techniques to remove them.

What Is Included In A Stump Grinding And Removal Service?

The stump removal experts use high-powered, advanced stump grinders to grind down your tree stump, regardless of its size, with minimal ground disturbance. The machine’s ability to cut above and below ground means the stump can be removed without causing any damage to the surrounding area.

The stump and buttress roots are ground to a depth of around 300mm, which is sufficient for replanting or ground preparation for just about any other purpose.

The team will fill in the hole with a combination of wood chips and dirt once the stump has been removed. The ground will now be levelled, allowing you to re-grass the area if you like. Or maybe you want to plant a different tree in the newly created hole.

It is easy to add the remnants of your tree stump to your compost or to turn it into mulch. This will help your garden plants, whether you want to fertilise, enhance the texture, or retain water by adding mulch around some of your plant varieties.

How Long Will It Take To Remove A Tree Stump?

The removal of small stumps can take as little as a quarter of an hour, but larger ones could require up to an hour or more to be completely cut through, excavate and grind to a pulp.

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What Are Some Of The Risks Associated With Leaving A Stump Behind And When Should You Remove It?

If you don’t remove a tree stump, it can lead to a number of issues.

It can be a dangerous obstacle for children to play in the garden, especially if they are small. It could also pose a problem in terms of liability. It is possible that if someone falls over and gets injured, they can claim you were negligent for leaving it there.

It is important to note that a tree stump left behind after removal does not mean the growth process has ended In the growing season, stumps that have been left in the ground can produce new shoots, making them even more unsightly. With some tree species the roots will also continue to grow even after the tree has been cut down. These roots may cause cracks in your foundation, interfere with underground cables, water pipes or your septic system.

Tree stumps may appear benign at first glance, but upon closer inspection they are anything but. Tree stumps may harbour ants, termites, wood-boring beetles and other insects. It would not be long before an infestation was in full swing. This can affect the integrity and value of your home and have an adverse affect on your plant life.

Estate agents will tell you that curb appeal can impact the value of your home by up to 10%. When you sell your home, a tree stump that is visible on your property can make it difficult to get the price desired.

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Stump Grinding Services FAQs

Is it necessary to stump grind?

While having the stump ground is not always necessary, many people prefer to deal with the stump at the same time as having the tree removed. Stump grinding allows the property owner to use the area where the tree once stood for laying sod or planting a flower bed.

What are the cons of stump grinding?

Root Decay. After stump grinding, the roots are also chopped up. This can lead to decay and fungus growth in the remaining wood. If you have plans to replant the area where the stump was removed, this could be a problem.

Is stump grinding the same as stump removal?

Stump removal is more time and labor-intensive than stump grinding. Plus, after the removal, you'll be left with many steps to take care of afterward, including filling the large hole with soil and hauling away the old trunk and roots. If you're looking for a quicker turnaround, grinding is going to be the best option.

Can you remove a stump without a stump grinder?

The best ways to remove stumps include physical removal by digging it out and cutting away the roots, chemical removal to speed up the natural process of rotting, or using fire to smolder it down.

What happens if you don't grind a tree stump?

Decay and Disease Spread Tree stumps and their root systems will rot and decay over time. Fungi or mold that grows on the stump can be dangerous to your family's health. The rotting root system may also spread disease and infection to other trees or plants in your yard, leaving you with a barren, zombie garden.

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