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5 Interesting Stump Grinding Facts

Once a tree is removed, the tree stump is left in its place. You might have seen tree stumps here and there from time to time when you were passing by a forest or a picnic area. What do you think happens to them? Stump grinding is the process of removing the stump left behind after the tree was cut off. Stump removal is helpful for preventing tripping, mowing hazards, and unwanted pests and diseases. Grand Rapids Stump Grinding helps eliminate stumps that are in the way by stump grinding. If you’ve recently had a tree removed from your property and its stump remains, we can take care of it.

Facts About Stump Grinding

It Comes with Great Benefits

There are many reasons stumps should be eliminated. First of all, when they start to decay, they become the ideal home for snakes, termites, insects, and bugs. When an organism begins to develop, it can spread to the healthy trees in your yard as well. Stumps can be stumbling risks too. It means a lot to eliminate them to keep mishaps from occurring in your yard. Also, eliminating revolting stumps makes a yard look more appealing.

It Doesn’t Have to be Surface Level

Although stump grinding is a method to remove the stumps off the ground, it can go deeper and remove some from under the ground as well. The stump removal can continue about eight to twelve inches underground, which allows room for other shrubs to replace the stump.

It Has Less Impact Than Excavation

Excavation involves removing the tree stump and then digging out all the tree’s roots from underground. A large machine is used, and it takes a lot of time and power to get the job done. Stump grinding only uses a small machine and reduces the risk of your property being torn. The large roots are also removed during stump grinding, but the ones underground are left to die and rot on their own.

Different Stumps Need Different Tools

For bigger stumps, a huge stump removal machine might be required. This machine can be brought by a pickup truck to your property. Our driver will cautiously back the truck and stump removal machine across your yard to sit next to a huge stump, and afterward, we will crush the stump down 12 inches underneath the surface to really obliterate the root. For smaller stumps, a little stump machine can be utilized. These are self-pushed and don't need to be moved into place by a pickup truck.

The Mulch from Your Stump Can be Used to Nourish the Soil

When your stump has been taken out, we can crush the stump into mulch. This can be utilized to refill the opening. After some time, the stump's mulch will settle once again into the ground and support the soil.

Contact Us

If you recently had a tree removed from your property and need to get rid of the stump, call Grand Rapids Stump Grinding to eliminate the stump. Benefit your property, the soil, and the environment around the stump by removing it.

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