What Is Stump Grinding, and Why It Is Better Than Digging Up The Tree Stump?

While digging out a tree stump can be an effective way to get rid of the stump, it’s far from the best. This method can cause harm to your property, cause injury to you or others, and take much more time than necessary. Please keep reading to learn why grinding your tree stumps is better than digging them up.

What is Stump Grinding?

Stump grinding removes a tree stump by grinding it down to nothing with a stump grinder or other type of grinder. This process takes less than half an hour and removes all evidence of the tree’s existence.

Why it’s better than digging up the stump?

Stump grinding is a much more efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly way to remove tree stumps. If you’ve ever tried to dig out a stump with a shovel or pickaxe, you know how hard it can be. Digging out the stump can take hours or even days, depending on how big it is and how deep it has grown into the ground. 

Much Faster Than Digging

One of the most significant benefits of stump grinding is how quickly it works compared to digging up yourself. It is because the machine has blades that spin at high speeds, efficiently cutting through any roots that remain in the ground after removing your tree.

This is a photo of stump grinding carried out in New Romney. All works are being undertaken by New Romney Tree Surgeons

Why do people choose stump grinding over other methods of tree stump removal?

 For one thing, it’s much quicker and easier than digging up a tree and cutting it down with an axe or chainsaw. It also leaves no evidence that there was ever a tree there in the first place — which can be vital if you have plans to build something new on your property.

Who should do it?

Professionals like us at New Romney Tree Surgeons typically do stump grinding with experience operating machinery. If you want to save money on the project, consider hiring an expert who can take care of everything for you.

Tree stumps can be a hassle, and doing it yourself can be dangerous. There are safer options if you’re willing to pay a professional. Stump grinding can be done faster, cheaper, and safer.
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