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The Ins and Outs of Stump Removal
Removing stumps is not an easy task. Sure, you may have heard the tale that all you need to do is drill some holes in the stump and pour salt in it. You may have also heard you can do the same with liquid remover. Some people swear you can just start a fire on a stump and burn it. The truth is that none of these options work well and can actually cause the it to last a lot longer. When you need removal, it is best to call a professional company to have it done away with.
When you have stumps in your yard, they may bring unwanted diseases and insects into your yard. It is imperative that you get rid of them as soon as possible by giving us a call today.
Things to Consider When Removing a Stump
There are many things to consider when removing a stump. These include:
A stump can attract insects like termites, carpenter ants, beetles, and other wood-boring insects. When these pests use up all the resources from the stump, they may spread to all of your living trees. They could even come into your house.
Tree stumps can grow fungi, and this fungus can be toxic. It may expose both your pets and children to these dangerous fungi.
You may think that when the tree is gone, no damage can occur to your property. This could not be further from the truth. The roots on the stump may still grow and seek out water. If you have an underground pipe that leaks water, it will give the root the ability to grow. This root can push up on our sewer pipes, causing a lot of damage. In some cases, they may even push up on your home’s foundation.
Stumps and exposed roots can pose a tripping hazard, and when you use your lawnmower, it could do serious damage to your mower. If you are not paying attention and hit a stump with your riding mower, you may overturn and get seriously injured.
Having stumps on your property is going to reduce the value of your property. If you go to sell your home, you may have trouble selling it due to the unsightly look of the stumps.
Cost of Stump Removal
The cost of a stump removal will depend on several different factors.
Size. The size of the stump will be a large factor in how much it costs. Smaller stumps will be cheaper to remove than larger ones.
Equipment needed. The equipment required for the removal will impact the price.
Quantity. How many stumps you will need to have removed will make a difference in the price.
Time. The amount of time removal takes will affect the price. The time will depend on how many stumps you need removed and how large the they are.
To find out exactly how much it will be to get your stumps removed, call us today. One of our tree professionals will come out to give you an estimate on how much it will cost.
Why Hire an Expert Removal Company?
It is imperative to hire an expert removal company when it comes to removing your stumps. You should never try to do it yourself when it comes to stump removal. Here are the reasons why:
Doing the job properly
When you get rid of the stump, you need to make sure that the roots are gone. If the roots still exist, they can grow and continue to cause you problems. Instead of letting that happen, let us properly remove the it for you. We will ensure that there is no root growth from the stump.
If you were to rent a stump grinder and put time into removing it, it is not going to be cost-effective. Since you are not experienced in stump grinding, you may use the grinder for hours, only to find out it’s not been removed correctly months later. Hiring professionals will help to ensure that the job is done quickly and affordably.