Tree Stump Treatment and Removal
We cater to the treatment or removal of stumps whether its one lonesome stump in a garden, to large sites filled with them. We can offer to treat stumps causing the tree to die and the decomposition process to occur quicker, or we offer our stump removal service which involves using stump grinding machinery.
If you have a tree that needs to be removed, taking the stump out of the ground will be part of that process. Tree removal is often a gradual process – each branch and part of the trunk will need to be removed in parts so that it doesn’t create a hazard to people on the ground. However, the stump of the tree requires a different and even more gradual removal process.
Whether you have a full tree for removal, or just a stump, we can help. We use stump grinders to take away the bottom part of the tree safely and effectively. These are machines that use a spinning flywheel with special teeth that chip away at the stump until it is completely removed.
Cost and procedure
The exact machinery we use and the cost of our service will depend on the nature of the tree stump. A small tree stump can often be removed using only hand tools; however, the largest tree stumps will require more robust mechanical machinery. The process will also depend on the location of your stump. An easily accessible stump in the middle of private farmland will be easier to remove than a stump that’s sitting within a pavement in a busy town centre, for example. Whatever type of stump you have, there’s no job too difficult for us; we’ll make sure we remove it with minimum ground disturbance.
Ground reuse following tree stump grinding
When removing a stump, it typically needs to be ground down to around 30 centimetres below ground level, we can of course go further if required. This allows for replanting or reuse of the ground for most purposes. Once we have finished grinding your stump down, we will then fill the hole with the arisings from the stump grinding, a mix of woodchip and soil.
Safety is paramount
Grinding machines are specialist machines that need to be used alongside strict safety measures. They can create hazards such as flying wood chips and pieces of stone, throwing them at high speed towards windows, objects and people – so they must only be used by a trained expert. We are a team of highly experienced tree surgeons, and have been fully trained in using even the most complex tree removal machinery safely. Our health and safety policies, assesments and training are continuously under review as it is essential we keep up to date with the law and keeping employees/public safe, we are also fully insured and licenced to carry out a range of work.
So, if you have a tree stump that needs to be removed, give us a call and we’ll advise what we can do. There really is no stump too large or problem too complex – so get in touch and arrange for safe, effective and hassle-free removal of your tree stump today.