Frequently Asked Questions on Stump Grinding

September 12, 2014

Why consider stump grinding?

Getting rid of a stump via grinding offers several benefits, like keeping your garden safe by eliminating tripping dangers. Grinding the stump out also gets rid of habitats for such things as termites, bees, ants, snakes, etc.

Is there a difference between stump grinding and tree removal?

Choosing stump grinding provides less of an impact on your landscape, minimal cost when compared to tree removal, and no additional soil is needed to fill in the stump hole. The grindings from the stump can be used for mulch.

What will you be left with after the stump grinding is complete?

Unlike stump removal, no damage is done to your landscape, and no hole remains once the stump has been ground out. The grinding, and any soil surround the area, is used to fill in the small hole once the stump has been ground. Any additional mulch can be used on the landscaping.

What is the price of stump grinding?

The diameter of the stump, kind of tree, height, and the surface roots are all factors in figuring out the price of grinding a stump out.

What is included in the price?

The price includes grinding the stump 6 inches beneath the ground, and filling in the hole by raking any debris and dirt which surrounds the hole. Removal of any additional mulch could be extra.

Updated: June 27, 2017 at 12:31 pm