How to remove a tree stump and why you should do it today?

Tree stumps can be unappealing, dangerous and difficult if left in the ground. Often they can be trip hazards, especially if there are children or adults who are unsteady on their feet living on the premises. New shoots can also grow around old tree stumps, causing nutrient loss for other plants and generally making the stump more difficult to remove.

There are many reasons why people choose to have tree stumps removed from their homes or establishments and knowing how to do it correctly is vital, especially if you want to keep yourself and those around you out of harm’s way. 

So how exactly do you remove a tree stump?

Here is a demonstration of a tree stump removal from Kent Tree Surgeons 'WMTree Surgeons.'

Our Advice? Call in Tree Stump Removal Experts

No matter what the size, trying to learn how to remove a tree stump yourself, with no prior experience is certainly not advised. Therefore, if you are unsure it is best to stay away and speak to an experienced Kent tree surgeon who will be able to advise you on what to do next. Speaking with a tree surgery professional will allow you to better understand the issues that come with tree stump removal and the reasons why you may need to get one removed.

Expert tree surgeons will normally use heavy duty equipment such as a stump grinder to slowly but surely remove your tree stump. This option is particularly useful if you have more than one stump that needs taking care of, as it will make the job safer and more efficient. The grinder works by mechanically grinding out the root of the stump, turning it into dust. This type of removal is by far the most efficient and will ensure that there is no chance of regrowth in the future.

No job too large or small

There are a range of different stump grinders available to tackle both the small domestic jobs and the much larger commercial ones, so no matter what your needs, your stump can be removed successfully. A fully qualified Kent tree surgeon will know exactly where to place the machine, as well as how far down it will need to go to be effective. It’s not always necessary to completely remove a stump if the root has been taken care of, however, for diseased tree stumps it is advisable to have complete removal, to ensure no other plants or trees are affected.

For your free, no obligation quote on tree stump removal in Kent, call WM Tree Services today on 01622 297131 or alternatively, contact us via our website.

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