If you have a tree stump in your yard, you’re probably wondering whether or not to remove it. In most cases, it’s best to remove tree stumps as not only are they eyesores, they can also be a safety hazard for you and your family. The most efficient way to remove a tree stump is to use a machine called a stump grinder. Here is everything you need to know about stump grinding and how it can benefit you.
Removing a stump from your garden after a tree has been cut down can be a long process if you don’t have the right tools and knowledge for the job. However, with professional stump grinding, the process is made simple.
Stump grinding works by eating away at the leftover stump, using sharp blades to cut the wood into tiny species. While the roots aren’t usually removed, the stump is taken down to well below ground level. This makes the area much more safe, usable, and aesthetically pleasing.
Once a stump grinder has cut the wood into pieces, you can choose to recycle it or reuse it as mulch and compost. If you let the professional grinder know in advance, it’s also possible to recover larger pieces of wood from the stump, which could be used for firewood or to make yourself some new garden furniture.
There are several reasons why you may decide to use stump grinding in your garden:
On top of all the many other benefits that stump grinding has to offer, it’s also extremely affordable and very efficient at getting the job done by an arborist.
Since complete removal of a stump is a time-consuming process that requires the use of heavy machinery, in comparison, grinding a tree stump is much faster. Because you don’t have to remove as much of the surrounding soil or landscape material, it’s clear why stump grinding has become a very popular solution.