Tree stump grinding is an intricate process that involves digging the stump of a tree without removing the root. A stump grinder is used to mechanically grind the stump, leaving behind fine sawdust as waste. The advantage of grinding tree stumps is that the stump can be ground to the desired height, ranging from 1 inch below ground level to 12 inches below ground. This is because the removal of the stump involves not only removing the stump but also all the roots attached to it. It is important to know that “removing the stump” is different from “grinding the stump”.
To avoid potential issues, it is best to address them before beginning the process. Shoots that return after grinding can be cut or cut and will eventually stop reappearing, as the remaining roots deplete their energy reserves. Stump grinding is a great way to create a safe playground for kids, walk around without hitting your toe, and mow the grass without having to maneuver around a stump. When deciding to clean up the mess of stump grinding yourself, it is important to understand exactly what you are agreeing on. Once a tree is cut, it leaves behind a stump and a tangle of roots that extend deep into the ground or extend in knotty veins from the base of the stump.
Factors such as the diameter of the stump, age of the tree, type of soil, root system, and number of stumps determine the cost of digging out the stump. Many complaints people have with stump grinding are due to inaccurate or unrealistic expectations of how the process would work. If you do not need mulch, you can place the wood chips in the hole left after grinding. Contact Grim Reaper Tree Services today to schedule a consultation to discuss your stump milling needs.