Say that you decided to take part in the tree removal process for your home and it's all taken cared for. Now all you have left is a sturdy tree stump and unaware if you should keep it or not. Many homeowners ask the question whether or not if they should keep it and it is entirely up to you but before coming to a sound conclusion, consider some facts about stump grinding or stump removal.
Of course, having a tree stump is beneficial aesthetically however if you are like most homeowners who want to benefit the gardens health then consider removing, or grinding it to avoid any pest problems that may arise.
Not only can pests be a problem when a stump is there but planting new trees nearby the stump is a no go as long as the far reaching roots are in the way. Grinding away the stump helps bring in new plants life and actually furthers the growth of your garden if plan on adding new plants.
On the fence of deciding to remove a stump or grinding it out? Consider these facts:
Stump grinding is a much less intensive process compared to stump removal. Our professionals use a stump grinding machine to completely shred the stump down to small pieces and it is actually more efficient than stump removal because there is not as much grunt work. Some benefits of stump grinding is that it leaves behind piles of wood chips and these woodchips could be used as mulch for your garden to protect plants.
Stump removal however involves a lot of elbow grease. The process involves removing the bulky tree stump out of the ground and digging out ALL of the tree's widespread roots in the yard. It is a very time consuming process and our team is more than qualified to get the job done with the modern tools that we have. The benefit of course is a clean slate and you are now free to choose what you want to do with an open space. What may not be satisfying about process is that it leaves behind a large hold in the ground and it can be hard to look at until it is back-filled.
Bottom line is there are pros and cons when deciding to grind or remove a stump. We would love to come to your home and see what you like done based on the facts given here. Please don't hesitate to call for a FREE estimate on stump grinding or removal.
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