So, you’ve had a tree removed, but are now left with a tree stump in the middle of your property. Depending on where the tree stump is, it may be an eyesore on your property. It can also be a safety hazard if left in the middle of your landscape. It is a tripping hazard and could also cause damage to your lawn mower if accidentally hit. If you want to improve your property’s appearance and curb appeal, you should consider removing the stump. Tree Service Shreveport provides stump removal and stump grinding services. Stump grinding is a cost-effective way of removing your stump.
What is Stump Grinding
Once your tree is removed, you are left with a stump. We provide stump grinding to remove the stump. During stump grinding, your tree stump will be ground down to your property level. We use the latest stump grinding heavy equipment to shred your stump into woodchips. Once stump grinding is complete your stump’s roots will remain underground. The stump grinding process is less intrusive than stump removal. Your property will be safe from any damage during the process. Stump Grinding is a quick and safe process that is great for client’s who want a cost-effective solution for stump removal.
Stump Grinding Benefits
Stump Grinding is a great option for customers on a budget. Stump grinding requires less equipment and man hours to complete. You will save money over fully removing the stump and its roots. The grinding process is done very quickly and there will be minimal disruption to your property and landscape. Once the stump is ground, you will be left with a pile of woodchips that can be used for mulch for your landscape. Stump grinding is a great idea if you don’t need to build structures over the land where the stump was.
Stump Grinding Negatives
While stump grinding is cost effective it does have some negatives compared to stump removal. Stump removal fully removes the stump and all the tree roots. This will allow you to build over the stump area. You would need stump removal if you are installing a pool, patio, driveway or building an addition to your property. A stump that has ground could regrow and could cause issues in the future. Stump grinding is still a danger to your lawn mower and could cause damage if it is accidentally hit.
Stump Grinding vs Stump Removal
Which stump removal process is best for you? If you plan on utilizing the land for construction, you should use stump removal. It will fully remove the stump and roots. You’ll have a fresh start in the area and can build anything. If you need a stump removed for aesthetic reasons, stump grinding is a great solution. Grinding will improve your landscape’s visual aesthetic. Stump grinding is also the best option for cost conscious clients. It is considerably less expensive than stump removal. Still not sure which to choose? Feel free to contact our customer service team today to learn more about stump removal and grinding.