As a homeowner, you have many options with how to deal with a leftover stump after a tree is removed from the yard. One of the services that we are qualified and to offer is stump grinding. Our team is trained and certified in how to use a stump grinder and the most up to date techniques that go along with the process.
What is Stump Grinding
Stump grinding is a way of removing a tree stump from the landscape that it is in. This way of removing a stump is a safe and efficient way to completely remove a stump. Stump grinding may come in handy if you would like to utilize the area where the stump had been located for a purpose where a regular stump would have hindered that activity or purpose. Generally, there are different processes and machinery that are used to execute this type of stump removal.
Our company uses high tech stump grinding equipment that is used to manually remove the whole tree stump and leave nothing left of it. A stump grinder should only be used by a person who is specifically trained to use it. Our team is qualified to use stump grinders so you can be sure that this process is executed safely. This piece of heavy machinery is powered by an engine. The cutting wheel at the end of the hydraulic arm has a set of very sharp teeth that are used to cut through the stump at high speeds when the machine is in use.
Stump grinding is the most efficient way of completely removing a stump from the ground. There are many hazards and risks that are associated with leaving an exposed stump above the ground. Stump grinding removes the hazards and therefore reduces the risks associated with having a stump in your yard. Pests can sometimes make their homes in the leftover stump which can lead to infestations and other pest related issues. Generally, when it comes to landscaping, having a fully removed stump using the stump grinding technique is going to be more pleasing to the eye.
Stump Grinding vs Stump Removal
When it comes to stump removal you do have options to choose from. There are more ways than one to remove a stump from the landscape. One way is to let the stump decompose by natural means. This involves leaving the stump alone for a long period of time and slowly pulling its parts and pieces away. Another way to remove a stump is to dig it out. This is an arduous process that will leave a large hole to fill in. The process of stump grinding doesn’t leave a hole or debris, as the mulch created can be used in your landscape.
So give us a call today at Arlington Tree Service Pros today to see how we can help you out!